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MICHAEL ALAN (USA)


Born in 1977, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Lives & works in Lower East Side, New York City, NY, USA


Michael Alan is a NYC native fine artist, working in multiple mediums, drawing, painting, music, nyc alternative fashion, and performance art. Born and raised in New York City, born on the black out of 77, His drawings and paintings have a common theme of love for the city, and understanding humanity with art. He is wildly known for his thread like manic line drawings that tie life together. He has created A highly developed well known visual language through his career working with, galleries, museums, multifaceted collections, working with the NY Times, Art21, Bomb, Marie claire IT, and so many more.


Education

2002-2004 Pratt Institute Masters Program, Brooklyn, NY
2001-2003 New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
1996-2000 School of Visual Arts, B.F.A., New York, NY
1995-1996 Hunter College, New York, NY


Solo Exhibitions

2021 Michael Alan : 2021 An Exploration, 212 Arts, New York NY

2020 Beyond Living, Raindrop Space, New York, NY

2018 Seven Deadly Sins, Arete Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2017 Mind, Body, Sound, Khorasheh + Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2017 Alien Symphony, 4 Wheels Studio, Milwaukee
2017 The convergence of Art an Performance, Space 42, Jacksonville, FL

2016 Nine Lives, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York,NY
2016 Energy Portraits, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, NY

2015 Immortal Equations – The Living Installation , Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York
2015 Living Installation, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Fuck Depression, Exhibition and Performance, 17 Frost, New York, NY
2015 The Rise of Artistic Tradition, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Fragile Life, Yes! Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 The Energy Reader, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Michael Alan Living Installation 10 year show, Pandemic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Working With Injury; Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Private Viewing & VIP Art Fair, Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Animals having sex window display, The Museum of Sex, New York, NY

2011 Collapsible Anatomy; Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Continual DNA; Yes Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Living Installation, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY
2011 Dance Till You’re Dead-Reinventing the Prom, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY

2010 Blurred/Reformed/Dissected; Eastern District, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Michael Alan: The Displayed Window, Eastern District, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Harmonious Opposites; Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Cleaning the Clouds, Gasser Grunert Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Continual DNA, Yes Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 The Ritual, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY
2010 Hansel and Gretel the Adventures of the House, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY
2010 Spider Legs On Fire, Michael Alan’s Art House, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Artist Factory; The Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
2009 Draw-A-Thon Theater, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY

2008 Tea Party; Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY
2008 A Thing; McCaig & Welles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Chronic Time Exaggerator; Greene Street Gallery, New York, NY

2005 Writing Rhymes Berlin, Germany

2004 Visual Discoveries; KMG Gallery, New York, NY

1996 Graffiti King, Palladium, New York, NY


Group Shows

2020 “Fresh Diversity”, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY
2020 Winter Exhibition, Warburton Galerie, Yonkers, NY

2019 25th Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2018 Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY
2018 Art for Art, CDSC Community and Connection Fundraiser, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Collision of Gray Matter: Michael Alan, Salvador Dali, & Crystal Wagner, AFA Gallery, New York, NY
2018 Brooklyn Museum, permanent collection
2018 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2017 The Eccentrics, Khorasheh + Grunert, New York, NY
2017 Small Works , AFA Gallery, New York, NY
2017 Works on Paper Group Show , AFA Gallery, New York, NY
2017 Chashama Gala, New York, NY
2017 An Annual AfFair, Frontrunner Collective, New York, NY
2017 “Give Voice” Postcard Project, LMAKgallery, New York, NY
2017 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2016 Deep Calls Deep,World Trade Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Paddle 8, Benefitting the Lower East Side Girls Club, New York, NY
2016 The Angel of History, Station Independent Projects, New York, NY
2016 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2015 Best Magical Creative Experience Ever!, Brooklyn, NY
2015-2016 Prime Matter, Teckningsmuseet I Laholm, Sweden
2015 American and Non American Artists, Galleria Spazio Son Cino, Italy
2015 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2014 Powerful Babies, Spirit Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Two x Two for Aids and Art 2014, Dallas, TX
2014 Succulent, Succulent Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Seven Year Anniversary Group Show, Brooklyn, NY
2014 ALL HAIL GWAR! Dave Brockie Memorial Art Show, MF Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Group Shows various, 17 Frost, New York, NY
2014 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2013 New Museum Untapped, New York NY
2013 DETAIL, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY

2013-2014 Suddenly There: Discovery of the Find, Garis & Hahn
2013 From the Street Up, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY
2013 A HOUSE FULL OF FRIENDS: Anniversary Shows and Benefit Auction, NOoSPHERE, New York, NY
2013 Artists4Equality, Solar One Stuyvesant Cove Park, New York, NY
2013 Suddenly, There: Discovery of the find, Garis and Hahn, New York, NY
2013 Group Show, Succulent Studios, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Group Shows various, 17 Frost, New York, NY
2013 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2012 The Drawing Center, NYC NY
2012 The Bunker; Miami Art Fair, Miami FL
2012 Bridge Art Gallery, NY
2012 Annual Artwalk NY, Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY

2011 Dead in August; Pentagon, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Make Skateboards, i20 Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Wellington Court Project, presented by Ad Hoc Gallery, Queens, NY
2011 Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Warhol Factory Legacy, featured video art, New York, NY
2011 Michael Alan at Paul Klebnikov; fundraiser with Paul Kasmin Gallery, NYC, NY
2011 Flash: Light NYC; New Museum, New York, NY
2011 ArtWalk NY 17 Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY
2011 Mantamed Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Strong Line; Prince Gallery, New York, NY
2011 CSDC Brooklyn Art Project, Brooklyn NY
2011 The Young Artists Program; Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Home For The Holidays, Klaghous Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Afterlife, Pop Up Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Make Skateboards, I-20, New York, NY

2010 ArtWalk NY 16 Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY
2010 Exquisite Corpse; Gasser Grunert, New York, NY
2010 CDSC 2ND Annual Starving Artist Art Show and Sale, Fundraiser, Brooklyn, NY
2010 LIVING with Other People, Engine 212 Firehouse, Brooklyn, NY

2009 ArtWalk NY 15 Benefitting the Coalition for the Homeless, New York, NY
2009 Pool Art Fair; New York, NY
2009 Art Basel Miami; Ad Hoc Gallery, Miami, FL
2009 10 x 10 Decade-End; Whitebox Art Gallery, New York, NY

2009 Object Affection, BOFFO Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Kenny Scharf & !Muffinhead Present: SuperWow!; Brooklyn, NY
2009 The Body Politic; Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Art We Love, General Particular, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Fresh Produce; Gallery Anno Domino, San Jose, CA
2008 Art With An Edge; London, England
2008 Emergence Installation; Governors Island, NY
2008 Black Rocks Art Foundation; Emergence Project, New York, NY
2008 Paint It, MF Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Sub Rosa, Grand Society, Brooklyn, NY
2008 destination’s 8th Anniversary Sale & SHOW&SELL:The Art Market, destination Art Space, New York, NY
2008 TORAPOTE – ride it!, destination Art Space, New York, NY

2007 Exhibitionists Both; Jonathon Shorr Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Bridge Art Fair; McCaig & Welles Gallery, Miami, FL
2007 99 cents, The Jersey City Museum & Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ

2006 Give Me Head; Ad Hoc Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006 Stencil It, Protest Space, New York, NY

2005 Attention to Detail, Gloria Kennedy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Metropolitan Museum of Art, invited guest, Group Show, New York, NY
2005 Neuland Pforzheim, Hamburg, Germany
2005 Endless Summer 2, Skate Nerds, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Eye Candy,” Shambella, New York, NY
2002 Old School Graffiti Kings, Twists, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Open Wall Space, Izzy Bar, New York, NY
2002 Structural Diversities, S.V.A. Gallery, New York, NY

2001 S.V.A. Group Show, Barcelona Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

1999 The Martinez Gallery, Ludlow Show, New York, NY

Performances

2021 Michael Alan Alien's Creative Bubble; 212 Arts, New York, NY

2020 Test Subjects Self-Destruct; Raindrop Space, New York, NY
2020 Project Uplift, Raindrop Space; New York, NY
2020 The Mask Making Living Sculpture; Raindrop Space, New York, NY
2020 Emergency Fun; Raindrop Space, New York, NY
2020 Messyme Street; Active Space studio, Brooklyn NY

2019 Female Joker; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Brainwashed; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Gremlins and Critters; Active Space studio, Brooklyn,NY
2019 Bodies; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Jadda Cat for President; Active Space studio, Brooklyn NY
2019 The Living Installation: A dedication to Carolee Schneeman; Active Space Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Bonnie and Clyde; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Sprung; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 True Romance; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Frida Kat: A Tribute to Frida Khalo; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Artistic Revolution; Active Space studio, Brooklyn, NY



Rags to Riches
2018
watercolor, ink wash, colored pencil, micron, marker, pencil & blow pen on paper
101,6 x 76,2 cm - 40 x 30 in



Art Liar
2019
Medium watercolor and ink on Bristol paper
43,2 x 35,6 cm - 17 x 14 in



Building NYC
2020
ink, watercolor, spray on paper
28 x 35,6 cm - 11 x 14 in



The Coney Island
2019
watercolor & ink on Bristol paper
28 x 35,6 cm - 11 x 14 in



Arf Art
2019
watercolor & ink on Bristol paper
35,6 x 28 cm - 14 x 11 in