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Selected Solo Exhibitions
Monsters, Universal Concepts Unlimited, New York, New York
The Toy Show, Bitforms Gallery, New York, New York
Project Room Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, New York
ten, Universal Concepts Unlimited, New York, New York
2000 Artificial Sculpture v.5, The Henry Block Art Space, Kansas City, Missouri
1999 Artificial Sculpture, Forum For Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri,
NEA Grant Awarded (CD Rom catalogue)
1998 The Ecstatic Body, Grand Arts, Kansas City, Missouri
From Ear to Ear, Central Fine Arts, New York, New York
Solo show, Galerie Simone Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana
1997 Digital Psyche, Kemper Museum of Contemporary
Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Curated by Dana Self
1995 Homo Noeticus, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, New York
1993 Solo show, Basilico Fine Arts, New York, New York
Solo show, 303 Gallery, New York, New York
Selected Group Exhibitions (back to 1997)
FORWARD/4WORDS, Curated by Guido Bartorelli and Alfredo Sigolo @
Rovigo, Cen.Ser Provincia di Rovigo, Italy
“Nown”: In the action of the animated person, place, thing, and quality,
Woods Street Gallery, Pittsburgh.
“In Media Res”, Exit Art, New York New York
2002 Media Art, Daejeon-New York, Special Effects , Daejeon Municipal Museum
of Art, Dae Jeon, South Korea, curated by Lawrence Rinder.
Fetish Human Fantastic, Boursein Gallery, Istanbull Turkey,
curated by Michelle Thursz.
BitStreams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, curated
by Lawrence Rinder.
Best of Season, Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut,
2000 Photasm, Hunter College Gallery of Art, New York, New York, curated by
Peter Dudek, reviewed in the New York Times
Foreign Bodies, Untitled Space, New Haven, Connecticut
No Web Sites Please, (exhibited in two places), the University of Connecticut
at Storrs, and at The University of Connecticut in Hartford
Curated by Saul Ostrow, reviewed in New York Arts
Through the Looking Glass, Technology and Creativity at the Beginning of the
New Millennium, Beachwood Center for the Arts, Beachwood, Ohio.: http://www.voyd.com/ttlg/
Ancient Snake is exhibited in the Science Museum in London, England as part
of its inaugural exhibition
1999 Digital Hybrids, Mcdonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Curated by Richard Krueger
N01se, an exhibition of Science and Art at Kettles Yard in the
Whipple Science Museum, Cambridge, England
Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut
Curated by Richard Klein, Dominique Nahsas, Ingrid Schaffner
(re)Mediation: The Digital in Contemporary American Printmaking,
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum
curated by Margaret A. Miller and Jade Dellinger
The Spatial Qualities of the Digital Print: from Printmaking to Sculpture
Calcografica Nacional, Madrid, Spain
Curated by Adam Lowe
1997 Dead Fit Beauty, Hunter College Gallery of Art, New York, New York.
Curated by Peter Dudek, catalogue, essay
A Natural Selection, Central Fine Arts, New York, New York.
Curated by Dominique Nahas, catalogue, essay
2001 Blume, Harvey, Unifinished Work, The American Prospect, June 18
Pollack, Barbara, Back to the Future with “BitStreams”, Art In America
September 2001. pages 60-63.
The New Yorker, May 28, pages 32-33, advertisement for Bitstreams.
Rinder, Larry, BitSteams, catalogue essay, The Whitney Museum of American
Art, March 22-June10.
Cunningham, Bill, Evening Hours, The New York Times, Sunday March 25.
Jana, Reena, STREETCRED/BOOK, Wired, September. Page 164
Unger, Miles, Taking Over the Joystick of Natural Selection, New York Times,
The Next Thing: Rees’ Pieces, Time Digital, Digital Arts and Media section, April
Computer Sculpture, Popular Mechanics, January
Weiland, Scott, Digital Drama, NYArts, February
Review, Cover Magazine, February
Mind Into Matter Art New England, April-May
Thorson, Alice, Michael Rees At Grand Arts, Art In America, October 1998
Tyrka, Katherine, Sculpting New Forms, Computer Graphics World, December
Johnson, Ken, Review Michael Rees, The New York Times, December 18, 1998
Kushner, David, Hands Free Sculpting, Wired News, Online
Murphy, Jay, ProtoPsyches, World Art, Fall
Nahas, Dominique, Michael Rees, New Art Examiner, April 1998
Fifield, George, Printing in 3D: Digital Sculpture, Sculpture, May/June 1998
Nahas, Dominique, Above & Beyond Surreal, Review, January 15.
Colman, David, Art and Architecture, Elle Decor, December/January.
Jones, Bill, I think therefore it is: Interview Michael Rees, Artbyte, March 1998
Nahas, Dominique, Michael Rees, The New Art Examiner, April 1998
Lawson, Jonathon, Art Versus Technology, Prototyping
Technology International, January/March
1997 Thorson, Alice, They’re Alive, The Kansas City Star, Sunday Dec 14.
New Art, Edited by Roxana Marcoci, Diana Murphy, and Eve Sinaiko, Henry Abrams, Inc.
Landi, Ann, Material Developments, Art News November.
Cotter, Holland, Art In Review: Dead Fit Beauty, The New York Times
Friday, Feb 28.
Nahas, Dominique, Review; Dead Fit Beauty, Review, February.
Jones, Bill, Prospectus for Hands on Paper, Hands On Paper, fall.
Moritz-Smith, Geoff, Digital Art of Michael Rees, Rapid Prototyping Report, February
1996 Lord, Roberta, The Architecture of Dreams, New Times, KC, MO, June 96.
Hart, Jane, A Vital Matrix, catalogue Domestic Settings, Los Angeles, CA.
1995 Print Collectors Newsletter
Kertess, Klaus, 1995 Biennial Exhibition, Catalogue of the Whitney Biennial.
1994 Salz, Jerry, Michael Rees at Basilico Fine Arts, Art in America, March.
Weil, Benjamin, Displace, Cohen Gallery, Art In America, New York, NY.
1991 Smith, Roberta, Michael Rees, The New York Times, Friday, June 21.
Denson, G Roger, Spotlight Michael Rees, Flash Art, October/November.
Ritchie, Matthew, Review Michael Rees, Flash Art, January.
Dechter, Joshua, Michael Rees, Arts Magazine, October 1991.
Meyers, Terry R, Michael Rees, Tema Celeste, autumn, 1991.
Chico, Beth, Four Site at Spaces, Dialogue, November/December, 1991.
Sparks Amy, Four Site At Spaces, The Cleveland Edition, October 3-9.
Litt, Steven, Art Watch, The Plain Dealer, Sunday, September 15.
1988 Schindler, Richard, Madison Gallery: Michael Rees, Greg Spiggle, Sef Peters, Art New England, October.
Kirby, Sam, Material World, New Haven Advocate, October 24 1988.
1983 Kare, Antero, Rodeo ja Video miten Kansas City, T’jaide 1983.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York.
Edelman Foundation, Lauzanne, Switzerland
The Science Museum, London, England
Keynote paper for Teaching Sculpture, Columbia University, December.
“The Sculptural User Interface and other beautiful Fictions”, The Wexner Center, Columbus Ohio.
“Digital Practice” at the Philadelphia Sculptor’s Guild
“Upgrade”, hosted by the Eyebeam Aetelier, curated by Yael Kanarek
2001 Art Science Collaborations Incorporated, New York, Ny.
Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Il.
University for the Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
School of Visual Arts, New York, Ny.
Intersculpt, Digital Sculpture, New York, Ny.
Intersculpt, Technology and Art, New York, Ny.
International Sculpture Conference, Philadelphia, Pa.
Prior to 2001 (selected)
Cranbrook Academy, Detroit, Mi.
University of New York at Buffalo, Ny.
The French Senate, Paris, France.
International Sculpture Conference, Chicago, Il
The Society for Manufacturing Engineers, Detroit, Mi.
Cal Arts, Valencia, Ca.
Creative Capital Grant
1999 National Endowment for the Arts for the exhibition Artificial Sculpture
1992 Research and Development Grant, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.
1991 Research and Development Grant, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
1989 Schickle Collingswood Award, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1983/4 Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Dusseldorf, Germany
Rees, Michael, Chair of the Online conference “Rapid Prototyping and Art” and co-chair of the
Conference “Color in Rapid Prototyping”, hosted by the MCB University Press at
http://www.mcb.co.uk/services/conferen/jun98/forp/. Proceedings to be published in the
Rapid Prototyping Journal.
Rees, Michael, Rapid Prototyping and Art, conference proceedings of the Rapid Prototyping Conference hosted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Dearborn, MI,
Rees Michael, Facets and Fingerprints: Contemplating the Computer and Sculpture, Paper given
at The International Sculpture Conference, Chicago, Ill, May 1998.
Rees, Michael, Yale Sculpture, Flash Art, May/June 1993.
Rees, Michael, Rapid Prototyping: Realizing Convoluted Form and Nesting in Sculpture, Protopazione and Produzione Rapida, February 1997
Rees, Michael, Concept Modelers, Prototyping Technology International, Summer 1997, 1.
Rees, Michael, That’s a Print: Various uses of 3d Printing in the Film Industry,
Prototyping Technology International, October 1997, issue 2.
Rees, Michael, Shape Displacement Shading,
Prototyping Technology International, March 1998, issue 3.
Rees, Michael, Rage Against the Machine, Prototyping Technology International,
Rees, Michael, Color: Completing Rapid Prototyping as a Mature Communications Media,
Prototyping Technology International, May 1998.