MICHAEL PATRICK DEE
Born Pittsburgh, PA 1974
2000 M.F.A. Kent State University, Kent, OH
1997 B.A. Art Education, Kent State University, Kent, OH
One Person Exhibitions
2018 Hovering, PØST, Los Angeles
2014 Some Candy Talking and the Sound of Speed, Garboushian Gallery, Beverly HIlls
2010 Arc Project, Philadelphia International Flower Show, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Melted Hearts and Deadly Force, Western Project, Culver City, CA
2008 The Negative Stars, Shaheen MCA, Cleveland, OH
2006 Bring it on Home, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2006 Thick, Round, and Warm, Newman Popiashvili, New York
2005 Sometimes I Feel, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
2004 Starshaped, PØST, Los Angeles, CA
2003 You’ve Heard It All Before, Suite 106, New York
2002 Precipitate Project, Gagosian Gallery, New York (Uptown)
2002 The Floater, Suite 106, New York
2001 Forced Creativity, Pageant, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Acquiesce, Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
1999 Niagara, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
2022 Black and White: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art
Foundation, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Faculty Development Grant Show, Nan Rae Gallery, Woodbury U, Burbank, CA
2019 The Vision Board Show, Kopeikin Gallery, Culver City, CA
2018 Other Worlds, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Autrement Dit, Art Mur, Montreal, Canada
Curatorial Hub Pop Up, Beston Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
The Animal Show, Pershing Square Subway, Los Angeles, CA
Stepping into the Radiant Future, Last Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Nature Nurture, Gallery Also, Los Angeles, CA
Creep Family, (Surprise Performance), Last Projects, CA
2017 The Panacea Project, Werkartz, Los Angeles
2016 This Will Hurt Me More Than You, Last Projects, Hollywood, CA
2015 Eyeforsound, Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos, California
6H to 8B, FOCA, Los Angeles
Town, AWOL, Los Angeles
2014 Engendered Inequality, For Your Art, Los Angeles
Draftpunk 2: Carbon Footprint, Mid Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Please Yourself, Self Actualization, Houston, TX
Thanks for the Mammaries, For Your Art, Los Angeles
Perform Chinatown 16: Chaos Reigns, HELL-O, Los Angeles
2013 Mexicali Biennial, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles
Licketh the Rainbow, Jaus Gallery, Santa Monica
Tunnel Rats: A Skateboard Art Show, The Tunnel, Los Angeles
Hell-O, BKB Ceramics, Joshua Tree, CA
2011 Manifest Destiny: Museum of the Public Fiction, Los Angeles
Centennial Alumni Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2010 From My Universe: Objects of Desire, Seeline Gallery, Santa Monaca
Peer Pressure, 18th Street Projects, Santa Monica, CA
Persuasion, The Temporary Space, Houston TX
2009 Sweet Subversives: Contemporary California Drawings, Long Beach
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
Blue, Blue, Maloney Fine Art, Culver City, CA
Dearly, Madly, Howard House, Seattle, WA
2008 Sculpture I & II, Western Project, Culver City, CA
Manmade, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
The Super Thing: NYC goes DEVO, 3rd Ward, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Panapticon, Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Bump: Explicit and Rarely Seen Videos From Southern California, LACE, Los Angeles, CA
Cocktail Hour with Skip Arnold, Bonelli Contemporary, Chinatown, CA
Forming, Angels Gate, San Pedro, CA
Surface Sounding, Seeline Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Analytic and Synthetic Pile-up, Woodbury Exhibitions, Hollywood, CA
Darkness Will Find You, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Lush, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Made In California, Weisman Museum, Malibu, CA
Unhinged, A Friendly Place, Los Angeles, CA
Spackled Gloryhole, Empathy Design Company, Pasadena, CA
2006 Drink, Fight, Fuck, Angela Hanley, Los Angeles, CA
Single Channel Video Show, Glendale College, Glendale, CA
Art on the Waterfront Festival, Angels Gate, San Pedro, CA
2005 Peekskill Projects, Peekskill, New York
Post @ Post, Post, Los Angeles
Video Show, Object Not Found, Monterey, Mexico
112 Mercer, Suite 106, New York
2004 Presence, Pterodactyl Dundee, Canada, New York
Mouth Breathers, Nurture Art, New York
Wiggly World, Produce Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Sequel, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
The Midas Touch, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Super Art, The Magori Room, Osaka, Japan
Pow!, Kunstvaret, Brooklyn, New York
Breathless, 608, San Francisco, CA
Perpetual Motion Roadshow, Pterodactyl Dundee, Blue Stockings, New York
Metamorphose III, 17 e Recontres Video Art Plastique, Basse, Normandie
2002 We All Love…, The Mission, London, England
LA Freewaves, Los Angeles, CA
Irrational Propositions, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pomona Film Festival, Pomona, California
Wall Space, Miller Durazo, Los Angeles, CA
The Home Show, * Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2001 Humid, The Moore Building, Miami, FL
BKYN 2.0, Online Exhibition
Video Streets, Downtown Art Projects, New York
Monitor: Volume I, Gagosian Gallery, NY (Chelsea)
Bloodlines, Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
*, * Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2000 Cold Storage, Millworks Gallery/Icehouse, Akron, OH
1999 Graduate Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Student Annual, Kent State University, Kent, OH
1998 Outfit, New Sense Enterprises, Cleveland, OH
Scope II, Artists Space, New York
The Young and the Restless, Gallery 1,2, F,U, Akron, OH
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Perez Art Museum, Miami, Fl
Western Bridge, Seattle WA
Reviews and Articles
2016 The Artist with No Medium, City of Seekers, by Tanja M. Laden, Vice, July 29, 2016.
2014 Michael Dee at Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills,by Shana Nys Dambrot, White Hot Magazine, March 7, 2014.
2011 Artist Project: Lauren Mackler and Josh Peters - La Californie. by Geoff Tuck, Notes on Looking, September 8, 2011.
Philadelphia Garden Show is Inspiring Recycled Green Plastic Art Plus a Contest For Garden Furniture, by Shawna Coranado, Chicago Now, March 9, 2011.
2010 “Persuasion”: Interview with Michael Dee, by Tex Kerschen, Persuasion Blog, January 13, 2011.
2009 “'Dearly Madly' -romance as the end of the road,” by Regina Hackett, Arts Journal,
March 25, 2009.
“Michael Dee, Western Project,” by Rebecca Lieb, Artillery, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Nov/Dec 2009.
2008 “Talks of the Town,” by Alexadra Abramian-Mott, Angeleno, September, pp.
“‘SCULPTURE: Part Two’ at Western Project,” by Shana Nys Dambrot, Artweek,
October 2008, p.16.
“Darkness will find you,” by Shana Nys Dambrot, Flavorpill, June 17, 2008.
“manmade,” catalogue essay, by Daneva H. Dansby, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University.
“Gotham Groove,” by Megan Duguid, Artillery, Vol. 2, Issue 6, July/Aug, 2008.
“Surface Sounding” at Seeline Gallery, by Tucker Neel, Art Lies, Issue No. 60, Winter 2008
“Rambunctious Group Energy,” by David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, August 29, 2008, p. E17
“Darkness Surrounds Us at Jail, by Mary Anna Pomonis, White Light, December 22, 2008
Michael Dee’s Negative Star’s exhibit contemplates the vacant beauty of celebrity, by Dan Tranberg, The Plain Dealer, May 18, 2008.
2007 No Direction Home: 3 Artists Take Different Routes to LA; by Tulsa Kinney,
Artillery, Summer 2007. (vol. 1 no. 6).
2006 Weekend Update: Michael Dee(Review); by Walter Robinson, Artnet.com
Magazine, January 23, 2006.
St. Anger: Drink, Fight, Fuck; by Emma Gray, Art Review, October 2006.
2005 ”Hero-Glyph” and Mike Dee at Post(Review); by Shana Nys Dambrot, Artweek,
February 2005(vol. 36)
2004 “The Mouth Breathers” at Nurture Art; by Jon Elliot, Greenline, February 2004.
2003 “Sequel” at Domestic Setting; by Kristina Newhouse, Artnet.com Magazine,
April 17, 2003.
The White Devil and the Sonic Lady((Review); by Zachary Miner, Suite 106
Presents: March/April 2003.
2002 Humid; by Ocana Damarys, Art Papers Magazine, March/April 2002.
Asterisk; by Eric Susyne, Zing Magazine, number 16, 2002.
Bloodlines; by Charong Chow, Zing Magazine, number 16, 2002.
Weekend Update: Michael Dee(Review); by Walter Robinson, Artnet.com Magazine, February 5, 2002.
The Floater, 2001(Review); by Skip Arnold, Suite 106 Presents: February/March
2001‘Monitor: Volume 1’, ‘Susan Hiller Psi Girls’; by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, July 13, 2001.
Multiple Exposures: “Snapshot” at the Hammer, and Beyond; by Doug Harvey, LA Weekly, June 22-28, 2001.
2000 Analyzing the Media through Ringo; by Dan Tranberg, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 11, 2000.
A Starr is Born: Ringo Re-Examined; by Charles Yannopolous, Scene Magazine,
May 25-31, 2000(vol. 31).
Michael Dee (Review); by Dan Tranberg, Dialogue, July-August, 2000.