lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA.


education

M.F.A., creative writing/arts cognate, Texas State University, San Marcos.

M.A., studio art, New York University, NYC.

B.A., history, University of Texas at Austin


solo exhibition

2015

    Boom. Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles.

2013

    Offenses Against One’s Self. Schroeder Romero @ Winkleman Gallery, NYC.

2011

     Decline and Fall. Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC.

2009

     The More I See of Men. Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC.

2007

     Lead Me Astray. Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC.


group exhibition & performance

2018

    TEXT ME. Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC. (upcoming)

2017

    La mère la mer. McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

2016

    Galveston Artist Residency Annual Exhibition. Galveston, TX.

2015

    A Very Anxious Feeling: Artwork from the Collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy. Mattatuck Museum. Waterbury, CT.

    Paper Jam: Exploring Visual Strategies for Social Concern. curated by Larry Walczak. Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY.

2014

    Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK.

    Larry Collins and Michael Waugh. TB Projects, Provincetown, MA.

2012

    Wonder World. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR.

    11th National Drawing Invitational (curated by Charlotta Kotik). Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR.

2011

    Idée Fixe: Drawings of an Obsessive Nature. Winkleman Gallery, NYC.

    RENDERED: A STARK UNREAL (curated by Barry Rosenberg). Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

2010

    Decline and Fall (of a performance artist). PULSE Projects, PULSE Art Fair, Miami, FL.

    Bestiary. The Wassiac Project. Wassaic, NY.

2009

    10th Havana Biennial: Chelsea Visits Havana. Havana, Cuba.

    Engagierte New Yorker Kunst in PRENNNG: The Next Step to Your Future

        (curated by Hannes Priesch). Villa Feuerlöscher, Prenning,

        Austria.

    Superfine. Morgan Lehman Gallery, NYC.

    Survive (curated by Janet Phelps). DiverseWorks, Houston, TX.

    Note to Self. Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC.

2008

    Timeless. Morris Museum, Morris NJ.

    More Than Words. Von Lintel Gallery, NYC.

    TEXT/URAL. OKOK Gallery, Seattle, WA.

    From Brooklyn With Love. Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY.

    Caucus. Schroeder Romero Gallery, NYC.

2007

    The Story Goes. McKenzie Fine Art, NYC.

    Abstract (guerilla performance). College Art Association conference, NYC.

    Nightly News (curated by Kathy Goncharov). Luxe Gallery, NYC.

2006

    Text Formed Drawing (curated by Barry Rosenberg). Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

    The Line of Beauty. Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, NYC.

2005

    Evan Schwartz, Michael Waugh. Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

    R3: Reading ‘Ritin ‘Rithmetic, 30 Years Later (curated by Susan Canning). Castle Gallery at The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY.

2004

    Face Off. Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC.

    T5: Airport Gift Shop (installation conceived by Tobias Wong). Terminal Five JFK International Airport, NYC.

    Exhibition Anthologie der Kunst. Akademie der Künste, Berlin.

2003

    Decade. Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2002

    Made in Brooklyn, selection one (curated by Phong Bui). Wythe Studio, NYC.

2001

    Mimic (curated by Robert Boyd). GAle GAtes, et. al., NYC.

2000

    Release  (performance). The Austin International Poetry Festival, Austin, TX.

    Release  (guerilla performance). Chelsea Gallery District, NYC.

    A Decade of Alumni: Invitational.  NYU Washington Square East Galleries, NYC.

    Benefit 2000. Momenta Art. NYC.

1999

    Sake (student show curated by Bill Arning). E.S.VanDam Gallery, NYC.


selected bibliography

2015

    Cascone, Sarah. "Pulse and Scope Fairs Slam Selfie Culture with Hello Kitties and Neon Signs." ArtNet News. Dec 2. web.

   “Continuing and Recommended: October ‘Michael Waugh.’” ArtScene Magazine. Oct. web.

   Yates, Calder. "Michael Waugh: Boom at Von Lintel Gallery." Dailyserving.com. Oct 15. web.

2013

    Kley, Elisabeth. “Michael Waugh.” Art News. May 2013, p.100.

2012

    Newell Peacock, Leslie. “Invitational Returns.” Arkansas Times. Mar. 7.

2011

    Hurst, Howard. “Mike Waugh: Artist to Watch.” The Art Economist. v.1 #7.

2009

    Devine, John. “Solution: DiverseWorks (Houston).” Art Lies. Sep.

    Mueler, Kurt. “Solution (Houston).” Art Papers. May/Jun.

2008

    “Drawings Portray Real World, Inner Visions.” Daily Record (NJ). Nov. 30.

2007

    Holland Cotter. “Michael Waugh: ‘Lead Me Astray.’” The New York Times. Mar. 16.

2006

    “Text Formed Drawing at Contemporary Art Galleries.” Artdaily.com. Nov. 28.

2005

    Calvin Reid. “Michael Waugh at Schroeder Romero.” Art in America. June-July.

    Holland Cotter. “Evan Schwartz, Michael Waugh.” The New York Times. Jan. 21.

    Pepper Keane. “Williamsburg Gallery Crawl.” freewilliamsburg.com. January 13.

2004

    Holland Cotter. "Face Off." The New York Times. Nov. 26.

    David Markus. "Facing Off with the New World Order." NYArtsmagazine.com. Nov. 3.

    “Doughboy” (image). The Jochen Gerz Anthology of Art.

2003

    “Around Town: Decade.” The New Yorker. May 12.


awards & residencies

2018   

    Wassaic Project, residency, Wassaic, NY.

2017   

    MacDowell Colony, residency, Peterborough, NH.

2016   

    New York City Percent for Art, Public Art in Public Schools, Brooklyn.

    Yaddo, residency, Saratoga Springs, NY.

    Wassaic Project, print residency, Wassaic, NY.

2015   

    Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX.

2014   

    Josephine Mercy Heathcote Fellow, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH.

2013   

    New York City Percent for Art, commission, IS611, DUMBO, Brooklyn.

    USA Projects, Project Grant.2010 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

2009    

    Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Award and The Robert Sterling Clark Visual Arts Space Award.

    Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Brook Arts from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

    Joan Mitchell Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.

2008   

    Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, NJ.


professional

2017    Public Presentation, The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, AR.

2010    Visiting Artist, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.

2008    Guest Panelist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

2007    Guest Lecture, School of Visual Art, NYC.

2006    Guest Lecture, Columbia University. NYC.

        Guest Lecture, Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow, Scotland.

        Guest Lecture, Pratt University School of Architecture, Brooklyn, NY

        Invited Curator, Market Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland.

2005    Panel Curator, Project Diversity. Brooklyn, NY.

2001    Guest Lecture, New York University. NYC.

2000    Invited Artist, The Austin International Poetry Festival. Austin, TX.


related work experience

Adjunct Faculty: Rhode Island School of Design, 2013-2014.

Assistant Director: Momenta Art, 2000-2010.

Adjunct Faculty: The New School University, 2001-2007.

Adjunct Faculty: New York University, 2003-2006.

Adjunct Faculty: LaGuardia Community College, 2000-2002.

Visiting Assistant Professor:  Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco, 1997.

Adjunct Faculty: Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, 1995-1996.