SELECTED VITAE


EDUCATION

Hunter College, 1978-80

Boston University, BFA, School of Fine Arts and Applied Arts, 1969

  

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013    Stefan Stux Gallery, A Vacation on Mars with God, New York, NY

   Mana Contemporary Art, Giants and Dwarfs, Jersey City, NJ

   Yellowstone Museum of Art, Insomnia, Billings, MT

   Ewing Gallery/University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Giants and Dwarfs, Knoxville, TN

2012    Boca Raton Museum of Art, Dance of the Cuckoos, Boca Raton, FL

           Hampden Gallery/UMASS Amherst, American Panopticon, Amherst, MA

2010     Ice Box Gallery, The Reincarnation of Michael Vick (As a Dog), Philadelphia, PA

2009    Lab Gallery for installation and Performance Art, Strangelove, New York, NY

2008     Nicholas Robinson Gallery, Michael Zansky: Western Lands, New York, NY

  Lab Gallery for installation and Performance Art, Washington & End Times, New York, NY

2006    Briggs-Robinson Gallery, History as Ruin, New York, NY

   Edsvik Konsthall, American Panopticon, Stockholm Sweden

2005    Gigantic Art Space, American Panopticon, New York, NY

   Gigantic Art Space/ARCO, Black Box, American Panopticon, Madrid, Spain

2003    Briggs-Robinson Gallery, Ten Extra Seconds, New York, NY

2002    Universal Concepts Unlimited, Still in Motion, New York, NY

2000    Universal Concepts Unlimited, In Human Life, New York, NY

1999    Gallery Camino Real, Giants and Dwarfs, Boca Raton, FL

1996    Berry-Hill Galleries, Manifolds, New York, NY

1993    Berry-Hill Galleries, Traces, New York, NY

1991    Berry-Hill Galleries, Recent Work, New York, NY

1990    Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

1988    Dranoff Fine Art, New York, NY

1987    Harm Boukart Gallery, New York, NY

1985    White Columns, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014   Art Basel Miami, Mana Monumental, Miami, FL

   808 Gallery, Convergence: Boston University Alumni Exhibition, Boston, MA

   Stefan Stux Gallery, Burning Bright: Tiger, tiger, New York, NY       

2013    Mirus Gallery, Dreamtime: New Surrealism, San Francisco, CA

2012    Mana Contemporary Art, The Originals, Jersey City, NJ

           The Active Space, Quantum Effects, Brooklyn, NY

           Mayson Gallery, Adult Contemporary, New York, NY

2012    Westport Arts Center, Toy Stories, Westport, CT

2011    Able Fine Art NY, Kerosene Garden, New York, NY

   Exit Art, Outer Space, New York, NY

2010    Artjail, Lost Horizon, New York, NY

           SICA, Nature Calls, Long Branch, NJ

   Roger LaPelle Galleries, Portraits: Yuri Makoveychuk & Michael Zansky, Philadelphia, PA

2009    Schmidt Center Gallery/Florida Atlantic University, INT Project, Boca Raton, FL

   The Drawing Center/Governor’s Island, Formative Lines/Working, New York, NY

2008    Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Apocalyptic Pop, Long Island City, NY

   Corn Exchange Gallery, Scales, Edinburgh, Scotland

   Sandy Carson Gallery, American Landscape Photography, Denver, CO

   Aldrich Museum, Aldrich Undercover, Ridgefield, CT

   White Box, The Dream of the Chamber Masquerade, New York, NY

   Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, Bóm: How art can disrupt, reorient or destroy, Brooklyn, NY

2007    Kasia Kay Art Projects, INT Project, Chicago. IL.

   Museum of New Art, INT Project, Detroit, MI

   Nassau County Museum of Fine Art, Surrealism – Europe and America:Unconscious Discoveries and Conscious Creations, Roslyn  Harbor, New York

   Art Cologne, Sculpture Guild, Cologne, Germany

   Omega Institute, Fear is a Four Letter Word, New York, NY

   Silvermine Guild Arts Center, INT Project, New Canaan, CT

   Luxe Gallery, Nightly News, New York, NY

   Fieldgate Gallery, Latitude, London.

2006    Soo VAC Gallery, Quantum Circus, Minneapolis, MN

   Elizabeth Foundation, Everybody Dance Now, New York, NY

   Silvermine Guild, Waxworks, New Canaan, CT

   Aldrich Museum, Landmine, Ridgefield, CT.

   Michael Steinberg Fine Art, Every Day is Different, New York, NY

   Dam Stuhltrager Gallery, Revisionist History, Brooklyn, NY

   Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, Speed Limit, New York, NY

   Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Transmutations, Long Branch, NY

   Soap Factory, 8x8x8, Minneapolis, MN

   Lab Gallery, Synthetic Aesthetic, New York, NY

   Edsvik Konsthalles, Time, Stockholm, Sweden

2005    Lab Gallery, Quantum Zoo, New York, NY

   Exit Art, Other America, New York, NY

   University of Pennsylvania, Revolt of the Bees, Philadelphia, PA

2004    Deborah Colton Gallery, Touch and Temperature, Houston, TX

   Rockland Center for the Arts, Digital and Beyond, West Nyack, NY

   Future Perfect, Gifted, Brooklyn, NY

2003    Slought Foundation, Unconventional Three-Dimensional, Philadelphia, PA

   Rockland Center for the Arts, De Jong, Ousler, Zansky: Installations, West Nyack, NY

   White Columns, Mamma’s Boy, New York, NY

   Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

   White Box Gallery, New York, NY

2002    Drawing Center, NY Selections Benefit Show, New York, NY

   Westport Art Center, The Endurance of Art, Westport, CT

   Islip Museum, Body, Art, New York, NY

2001    Norton Museum, Burn, West Palm Beach, FL

   Florida Atlantic University, Natural History, Boca Raton, FL

   Clifford Smith Gallery, Kidsart, Boston, MA

2000    John Michael Kohler Art Center, Blurry Line, Sheboygan, WI

   Universal Concepts Unlimited, Remote Experience Dependency, New York, NY

   Exit Art, Neo, New York, NY

   Exit Art, The End, New York, NY           

1999    Central Fine Arts, Another Planet, New York, NY

   Exit Art, Monumental Drawings, New York, NY

   Cavin-Morris Gallery, Metaforms: Contemporary Choices, New York, NY

1998    Central Fine Arts, Modular Composite, New York, NY

   Aldrich Museum, Pop-Surrealism, Ridgefield, CT

1996    Hunterdon Museum, Tough Art, Clinton, NJ

   Cavin-Morris Gallery, The Widening Gyra , New York, NY

1995    Detursa Galerie, Madrid, Spain

   Cavin-Morris Gallery, Pure, New York, NY

   Boston University Sherman Gallery, Boston, MA

1994    Dranoff Fine Art, Big Ideas, New York, NY

   Rockland Center for the Arts, Masks, West Nyack, NY

1993    Cavin-Morris Gallery, Masks, New York, NY

1990    Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, NY

   White Columns Gallery, Brut 90, New York, NY

   Cavin-Morris Gallery, Inchoate Forces, New York, NY

1989    Cavin-Morris Gallery, The Good and Evil Show, New York, NY

   Salena Gallery, Currents in Abstraction, Long Island University, NY

1988   The Drawing Center, Selections 41, New York, NY

1986    The Mount Aramah Exhibition, The Art of Orange & Rockland, Arden, NY

   Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

   White Columns Gallery, Update 85-86, New York, NY

1980    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, CAPS, Troy, NY

1978    Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014   McCoy, Ann, MICHAEL ZANSKY: A Vacation on Mars with God, The Brooklyn Rail

2013    Weintraub, Mark, The Art of Michael Zansky: Deep in the Shallows of the World, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

  Zaza, Tony, Burning Man: The Work of Michael Zansky, NY Arts

2009    Hrbacek, Mary, Apocalyptic Pop: Dorsky Gallery, M Magazine

   Wilson, Michael, Apocalyptic Pop, Time Out New York

   Goncharov, Kathleen, Apocalyptic Pop, Exhibition Catalog, Dorsky Gallery, NY, NY

2008    Lombardi, D. Dominick, Land of Shadows, NY Arts

   Chambers, Christopher Hart, Michael Zansky, Flash Art

   Goncharov, Kathleen, The Western Lands, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, NY, NY, Exhibition Catalog

2007    Lombardi, D. Dominick, Michael Zansky, Sculpture Magazine

   Vail, Amanda, Quantum Circus: The INT Project, NYARTS

   Murphy, Jay, Michael Zansky, Contemporary 21

   Lombardi, D. Dominick, Waxworks, NY Arts

2006    Hough, Jessica, Land Mine, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT, Exhibition Catalog

   Lombardi, D. Dominick, Artists Curating Artists, DART International

   Vail, Amanda, Seductive, Repulsive: Quantum Circus at SooVAC, Mnartists.org

   Kuspit, Donald, Michael Zansky: Bizarre Beauty, Briggs Robinson Gallery, NY, NY, Exhibition Catalog

   Koza, Christopher, Quantum Circus, PulseTC.com

   Lombardi, D. Dominick, New York Art Scene, & magazine

2004    Glueck Grace, Terrorvision, Exit Art, The New York Times

   Raymond, Jon, Mama's Boy, White Columns, Artforum

   Epstein Edward, Unconventional Three Dimensional, Art Papers

2003    Chambers Christopher, Still in Motion, Universal Concepts, Sculpture Magazine

   Sozanski, Edward, Unconventional Three Dimensional, Philadelphia Inquirer

   McEvilley, Thomas, Ten Extra Seconds, Exhibition Catalog, Briggs Robinson, NY

2002     Faulds, Rod, Natural Histories (Artists Forge in Science and Nature) Catalog

2001    Watson, Neil, Burn (Artists Play with Fire), Norton Museum Publication

   Creps, Bob, Fieldings Dictionary of American Painters

2000    Budzynski, Scott, NEO New Approaches to Artmaking, NY Arts

   Nahas, Dominique; Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, Art on Paper

   Hanks Victoria, Studio Visit, Michael Zansky, NY Arts

   Nahas, Dominique; Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, NY Arts

1999    Bower Bell J., Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, Review Magazine

   Murphy, Jay, Pop Surrealism, World Art

   Murphy, Jay, Pop Goes Surrealism, Art Papers

1998    Meyers, Melissa, New Season in New York, Gannett Newspapers

   Henry, Gerrit, Michael Zansky: Recent Work, Cavin Morris Gallery, NY, Art in America

   Nahas, Dominique, Michael Zansky: Recent Work, Cavin Morris Gallery, Review Magazine

   Meyers, Melissa, Adding by Subtraction, Gannett Newspapers

1997    Endick, Kenneth, Tough Art, Express Times

   Rig, Victoria, Art As Experience, Hunterdon County Democrat

   Bischoff, Dan, Tough Art, The Star Ledger

   Accola, Kristen, Tough Art, Hunderton Art Museum, Exhibition Catalog

   Michael Zansky, Manifolds, Berry Hill Galleries, Exhibition Catalog

1995    Hurwitz, Sidney, Alumni Drawings, Boston University Art Gallery, Exhibition Catalog

1994    Henry, Gerrit; Zansky, Michael "Traces", Berry Hill Gallery, NY, ART News

1993    Dunning, Jennifer, Philadanco Tease and Payoff, The New York Times

   McEvilley, Thomas, Traces, Exhibition Catalog, Berry Hill Gallery

1990    Raynor, Vivian, The Rockland Connection, The New York Times

   Harris, Ned, The Rockland Connection, Rockland Center for the Arts, Exhibition Catalog

1987    Arning, Bill, Michael Zansky: Recent Paintings, Harm Bouckaert Gallery, NY,  Exhibition Catalog

1986    Arning, Bill, Update 85-86, White Columns, NY, Exhibition Catalog

 

 

AWARDS

2006    Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Intelligent Design Project

1980    C.A.P.S Fellowship/Painting

1978    Fullbright-Hayes Fellowship (Peru)

1978    Louis Comfort Tiffany Award

 

 

COLLECTIONS

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY    

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