born Toronto, Canada
Lives in New York City
Solo and 2 Person Exhibitions
2023 "Surpassing Structure" with James Isherwood, Susan Eley Fine Art, Hudson NY
2021 "A SIDE/B SIDE" David Richard Gallery, NY
2021 "Painting Works", ChaShaMa, NY
2020 "The Journey" David Richard Gallery, NY
curated by David Eichholtz
2018 "100 Words" , Wave Hill, NY
curated by Jennifer McGregor
2017 Unbuilt - Built, 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, NY
2005 "Cue Art Foundation" ,Solo Show, NY
Curated by Cameron Martin
2000 Books and Company, NY
1993 Ed Video Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario
2023 Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn NY, curated by Joe Arnheim
2023 "Self-Reflection/Rehash: Practicing Uncertainty" Longwood Gallery, Bronx NY, curated by Sophia Chizuco
2021 "Finding our Way", 3 Person show, Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich CT
2021 "Formation", 5 Person show, Spartanburg Museum , SC
2021 "Streaming", 8 Artists small works show, Stand 4 Gallery, New York.
2021 "Hard Edge", 3 Person show, Bronx River Art Center, New York.
2020 "Streaming", 8 Artists working on paper. Online, New York.
2020 "Speaking Through Masks", ABC No Rio online, NY, NY
2020 Dreams money can buy Avalanche Art Space, Great Barrington, MA
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
1996 CHARAS, New York.
1995 Dumbo Artists Group, Group Show, Brooklyn, NY
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
2021 Pollock - Krasner Foundation Grant
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
Etty Yaniv, Art Spiel Review of"Streaming" at Stand 4, 2021
David Rhodes. Brooklyn Rail Review of "Mike Childs: The Journey" David Richard Gallery 2020.
"Mike Childs: The Journey" Artdaily, David Richard Gallery, 2020
Interview at Wave Hill, Bronx Net TV, 2019
“Unbuilt / built” Arthaps, 2017.
“Structural Tendencies” Artdaily, 2014.
“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 Legends" ARTEX Gallery, New York Times, January 15, 2005.
Review of Elizabeth Harris, UP AND COMING, NY Magazine, Summer, 1999.
Mike Childs work is in privet collections in New York and Toronto. He was also recently included in corporate collections at The Domain Companies in the south Bronx and in residential buildings in New Rochelle NY via Indie Walls.