b. 1980. Living and working in Athens, GA
MFA Photography, Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI
BA Social Economics, University of Massachusetts. Amherst, MA
Michael (solo), 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA
Emerges (upcoming collaborative installation), Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. Athens, GA
Michael (solo), Suite Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA
The Gun Show. Curated by Maja Orsic, Robert Klein Gallery, Flash Forward Festival. Boston, MA
The Soul & the Pawnshop, Sediment Gallery. Richmond, VA
Pale Firework, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
Seven Stories Tall, Clamp Art, New York, NY
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
The Beloved Community, Exposé Gallery, Providence, RI
Nature’s Gifts, Warwick Art Museum. Warwick, RI
Cloaked and Crashing, Exposé Gallery. Providence, RI
My Soles Have These Stories, Sideways Gallery. Boston, MA
Under the Influence, Gelman Gallery. Providence, RI
All The Dire Motives, Sol Koffler Gallery. Providence, RI
Complexity, Gelman Gallery. Providence, RI
Arc of Alchemy, Sol Koffler Gallery. Providence, RI
Where He Landed (solo), Design Center. Providence, RI
First Year MFA Photography, Red Eye Gallery. Providence, RI
Casual Abyss, Hamburger Eyes. San Francisco, CA
Pop Noir, Southern Exposure Gallery/Electric Works. San Francisco, CA
I Feel I am Free But I Know I am Not, SF Camerawork. San Francisco, CA
Optic Illusion, Southern Exposure. San Francisco, CA
Getting Closer, Spare Room Project. San Francisco, CA
Recent Works, Off the Wall Gallery. Hadley, MA
New Work, Open Square. Holyoke, MA
Forest Kelley (solo), Woods Memorial Library. Barre, MA
Other (solo), University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center. Amherst, MA
Stay Gold, Glamourama. Northampton, MA
The Ones We Love Issue No. 2. Iowa
Capricious Issue No. 14. Brooklyn, NY
Scrapped Issue No. 2. Brooklyn, NY
Herring, Oliver. TASK, Illinois: University Galleries of Illinois State University.
Camerawork Volume 36 No. 1. San Francisco: SF Camerawork.
The Continuing Story of Life on Earth Issue 013. San Francisco: Hamburger Eyes.
Leaving a Mark Issue 2. San Francisco: Cutter Photozine.
Aint-Bad Magazine. aintbadmagazine.com
Je Suis Perdu. jesuisperdu.tumblr.com
Onward, Forward. onwardforward.com
Add Art. www.add-art.org. Curated by Chuck Mobley
Tiny Vices. tinyvices.com
School of the Arts Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
Graduate Studies Grant, Rhode Island School of Design. “A Little Bit About Eden”: Rural/Urban Homosexual Pathways (1969-1985) and the Cultural Wake of AIDS. Jurors: Michael Mandiberg and Allan Wexler.
Graduate Studies Grant, Rhode Island School of Design. Homosexual History in Rural New England 1970-1985. Jurors: Alyson Baker and João Ribas.
2017-2018University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art. Photography Fellow.
Amherst College. Visiting Lecturer. Department of Art and the History of Art.
Syracuse University. Adjunct Instructor. Department of Transmedia.
University of Rochester. Visiting Artist. Department of Art & Art History.
Virginia Commonwealth University. Adjunct Instructor. Departments of Painting + Printmaking, Photography, and Art Foundation.
Rhode Island School of Design. Teacher of Record. Department of Photography.