Mike Childs

born Toronto, Canada

Lives in New York City


Solo Exhibitions

2018 Wave Hill, New York

Curated by Jennifer McGregor

2017 Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn NY

2014 Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY

2010 RHV Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Lesley Heller, viewing room, New York

2008 Heidi Cho Gallery, Solo show, New York

2006 Lesley Heller Gallery, Solo show, New York

2005 Cue Art Foundation, Solo Show, New York

Curated by Cameron Martin


Group Exhibitions

 

2019 Haas Contemporary, Reveal Art Fair, Saratoga Springs, NY

2019 Pierogi 2000, Flat Files, New York

curated by Joe Armrhein

2019 Bronx Art Space, Benefit, New York

2018 Robert Henry Contemporary, 2 Person show with Nancy Cohen

“A Quiet Place” Brooklyn NY

2018 “Open Door” The Clemente Gallery, New York

2017 Robert Henry Contemporary, Miami Pulse booth.

2017 “The Reality Of Abstraction” , Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of

Bridgeport, Curated by Peter Konsterlie

2014 “PreterNatural Selections” Leclerc Contemporary, CT

Curated by Robert Hubany

2012 “Small Truths”, L.I.C. 15 Gallery, Queens NY

Curated by Joel Adas.

2012 “2 Abstract”, Hudson Beach Glass, Beacon NY, two person show

with Patricia Zarate, curated by Kirsten Kucer

2010 Group Booth, RHV Fine Art, Affordable Art Fair, New York.

2010 "abstrACTION", Artswestchester, Whiteplains NY, curated by Dara Meyers-Kingsley.

2007 3rd Rail Gallery, Three person show, New Rochelle, NY

“Urbane space” Curated Peter Brauch

2006 Six Windows, Citicorp Building, New York

2005 Artek Contemporaries, Group Show, New York

“Urban Legends” curated by Kathleen Cullen

2003 Brooklyn Fireproof, Group Show, Brooklyn, NY

“Arch + texture” curated by Samantha Dorfman

2002 ALJIRA, Group Show, Newark, NJ

“Dancing in the Dark” curated by Calvin Reid

2002 City Without Walls, Group Show, Newark, NJ

“Analog/Digital, curated by Samantha Dorfman

2001 Howard House, Group Show, Seattle, WA

“Architecture and Painting”, curated by Billy Howard

2001 Walden, Michael Childs and Collin Keefe, New York, NY

“(un)Planned”, curated by Robert Walden

1999 Gale Gates Gallery, Group Show, Brooklyn, NY

“Size Matters” curated by Mike Wise

1999 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, UP AND COMING, New York, NY

“Up and Coming” curated by Bill Carol

1998 Barret Art Center, Group Show, Poughkeepsie, NY

“New Directions”, curated by Eugenie Tsai Of the Whitney Museum, NYC

1997 Stephanie Martz Gallery, Group Show, New York

curated by Stephanie Martz

1995 Dumbo Artists Group, Group Show, Brooklyn, NY

“68 J”


Education

University of Guelph, Canada, Bachelor of Fine Arts 1989

Florida State University, Master of Fine Arts 1994


Public Art Projects

2008 New York Public Library, Site Specific piece, New York

2004 Nurture Art at Citicorp, Group Show, New York

“Six Windows”, sight specific works, organized by Malin Abrahanson and

Mike Childs


Awards

2002 Pollock - Krasner Foundation Grant

Award for one year of studio work

1995 Project Grant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Award for studio work

1993 Florence Study Award, Florida State University

Award for studio work, study and teaching in Florence, Italy


Selected Reviews

Interview at Wave Hill, Bronx Net TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7ROlrvIqEc

Review of “Unbuilt / built” Arthaps, 2017.

Review of “Structural Tendencies” Artdaily, 2014.

Reveiw of “Structural Tendencies” by Paul Corio, Abstractcritical, 2014

Roberta Smith, Review of Cue Foundation of Art show, The New York Times, January 16th 2006.

Review of the Cue Art Foundation, The New Yorker January 16th. 2006

Review of Dancing in the Dark at ALJIRA, The Journal News, June 2, 2003.

Holland Cotter, Listing, "Urban Ledgends" ARTEX Gallery, New York Times, January 15, 2005.

Review of Elizabeth Harris, UP AND COMING, NY Magazine, Summer, 1999.