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MICHAEL WILLETT
Assistant Professor of Art /
Director of Foundations
University of Montevallo

 

Born 1984 - Tulsa, OK
Currently lives and works in Birmingham, AL

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EDUCATION

2009 M.F.A. University of Cincinnati
2006 B.F.A. University of Montevallo

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 

2018
Title T.B.D.
Darger HQ, Omaha, NB (2-person show with Kenny Adkins)

2017
Uncommon Territory.
Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, AL
Pool Party.
Wavepool Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (with SLAPface)
Chasing Waterfalls.
The Greenroom, Lexington, KY (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface)


2016
Space & Order.
Tennessee Valley Museum of Art (SOLO)
Poetic Logic. Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Pittsburg, PA
University Art Professors. MCAC, Birmingham, AL
Prime Sizzle. Edison College Gallery, Piqua, OH (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface)
Losing My Edge: New Perspectives in Abstract Figurative Painting. Curated, Bloch Hall Gallery, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL


2015
Reconstructed.
1305 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (SOLO)
Pentimenti.
Darger HQ, Lincoln, NB (2-person show with Garric Simonsen)
Lucha Libre. Trim Tab, Birmingham, AL (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface)


2014
LOVE Art Fair. With Darger HQ, Toronto, ON
Small Works 2014. Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
Interfaith Biennial. O’Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University, Chicago, IL
Art of the State. Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL
intimidación. Adobe Books storefront installation, San Francisco, CA (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface)
Collaborations. Bloch Hall Gallery, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL (with collaborative group SLAPface)


2013
copy.right? The Art of Appropriation. 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
Cut and Paste. Indi-Go Art Gallery, Champaign, IL (2-person show with Alan Pocaro)
4 Down. Ashford University, Clinton, IA (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface)
New Faculty Exhibition. Bloch Hall Gallery, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL 


2012
Two Kinds of Funny. Meyers Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (with SLAPface)
Ugly Portrait Series. Semantics Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (SOLO for collaborative group SLAPface) 


2011
Biennial 26: A Window into Contemporary Art in the Mid-West. South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Urban Situation. Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY


2010
Unwrap Your Mind.That Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Slightly Stolen. Part Times Studios, Philadelphia, PA (SOLO)
Have You Seen This? Museum Gallery / Gallery Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Floating. Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH (SOLO)
Carousel Kids. Co-Curated w/ collaborative group SLAPface, Museum Gallery / Gallery Museum, Cincinnati, OH


2009
SIGN: Art in Odd Places. Pratt's Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY
Pattern Recognition. Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (SOLO)
Greener Grass. Traveling Exhibition: Cincinnati, Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco
Exposed: Secret Works Top 100 Artists. Artworks Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Dixie Highway. 1010 Gallery, Knoxville, TN 


2008
Who I Was, What I'll Be. Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN
In the End, It's all Nice. Design Smith Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (SOLO)
Get Innocuous! Pipeline Artist Space, Cincinnati, OH, (SOLO)
Touch Me. Reed Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 


2007
Lost and Found. National Bank Gallery @ UC Clermont, Batavia, OH (SOLO)
Individually Wrapped. Meyers Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 


2006
The Human Condition. Bloch Hall Gallery, @ University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL (SOLO)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE  

Assistant Professor / Director of Foundations. University of Montevallo. 2012-Current
Visiting Assistant Professor, Foundations. Eastern Illinois University. 2010 to 2012

Adjunct Professor, Foundations. Miami University. 2009-2010