Work

mike-ellyson

MICHAEL ELLYSON
mike.ellyson@gmail.com
www.mikeellyson.com
757-572-0372
RESUME

EDUCATION:
M.F.A. 2008 Sculpture Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
B.F.A. 2005 Sculpture Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2004 Studies Abroad: Lima/Cusco, Peru, Drawing/Art History
2003 Studies Abroad: Lima/Cusco, Peru, Film/Art History

RESIDENCIES:
2009 Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, CO
2008 Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

GRANTS/AWARDS:
2007 Edith Smilak Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2003 Undergraduate Fellowship, Virginia Fine Arts Museum, Richmond, VA
2002 Sculpture Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2002 Pecks Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 Space Lab, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2011 Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Murray State University, Murray, KY
2011 Tompkins Projects Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Dan Graham Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia PA
2010 New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE
2008 M.F.A. Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Boomfield Hills, MI
2005 Juried Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
2004 October Annual, Ada Gallery, Richmond, VA
2004 8 Pack, 222 Gallery, Richmond, VA

LECTURES:
2008 Barbara Wilson Memorial Lecture Series, University Nebraska, Omaha
2008 Artist Talk, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha Nebraska

GALLERY:
2009 Founder/ Co-Director of Grizzly Grizzly Gallery Center City, Philadelphia