MICHAEL MCCLARD

Lives and works in California

 

AWARDS

Two National Endowments of the Arts Fellowships: Media Arts and Visual Arts

 

TEACHING

1983-7

School of Visual Arts, NY

1987

San Francisco Art Institute, CA

1986

Parsons School of Design, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 
2019
Providence, Jennifer Baahng Gallery, NY

2017 

“True Grit”, Jennifer Baahng Gallery, NY

2007 

“The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene”, 1974–1984 (Broken  Stories), NY

1997 

“Last Party,” Serge Sorokko Gallery, NY

1996 

“No Wave Cinema 1978–81,” Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

1993 

“A visage découvert” Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Jouy-en Josas, France

1990 

“Aquarian Artists,” Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, “TV’s IN” Max Fish, NY

1989 

“Prisoners of Art,” Police Building, NY

1988 

“Micro sculpture” Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

“Rebop”, curated by Glen O’Brien, Paula Allan Gallery, NY

1986 

“The Bary Lowen Collection”, MOCA’s Temporary Contemporary, CA

Simon Cerigo Gallery, NY, Benefit for the Poetry Project at St. Marks Church, NY

1984 

“Hundreds of Drawings”, Artists Space Benefit, NY    

1984 

“Bomb Magazine Benefit”, Blum-Helman Warehouse, NY, Art Palace, NY

“Sex Show”, Cable Gallery, NY

1983 

“Prints and Drawings for Collectors”, New Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

“Terminal New York,” AAA Art, NY

“Intoxication,” Monique Knowlton Gallery, N.Y. NY “Sweet Art”, Ronald Feldman Gallery, NY

“The Pressure to Paint” Marlborough Gallery, NY         

“Figures of Mystery”, Queens Museum, Queens, N.Y.        

“Beast: Animal Imagery in Recent Painting”, PS1, Institute for Art and Urban  Resources, L I C, NY

“New Figuration in America”, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wis.

1982 

“Critic’s Choice”, PS 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, LIC, NY

1981 

“New York: New Wave,” PS 1, Institute for Art an Urban Resources, LIC, NY

“Gallery Artists” Mary Boone Gallery, NY

1979 

“Bat Man Show”, 591 Broadway, NY         

“The Doctors and Dentists Show, 591 Broadway, N.Y. NY 

“Income and Wealth Show”, 5  Bleeker Street, NY

1978 

“Exhibit A”, 93 Grand Street, NY 

1977 

“New Art Auction and Exhibition”, Artists Space, NY

1976 

“Ten in Situ”, Colgate College, Hamilton, N.Y.

1975 

“Continuing Work in Various Media” 597 Broadway, NY

1970 

“Young Bay Area Sculptors”, Emanuel Walter Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 
2022
Bizarre Delight, Jennifer Baahng Gallery, NY

1988 

“Things”, Willoughby Sharp Gallery, NY

1987 

Suzan Cooper Gallery, NY         

1986

Simon Cerigo Gallery, NY

1985 

Curated by Atanasio Di Felice, Harm Bouckaert Gallery, NY

1982 

American Graffiti Gallery, Amsterdam NE

1981 

Mary Boone Gallery, NY

1977 

Konrad Fischer Tunnel Space, Dusseldorf, W. Germany

1975 

“Trial by T.V.”, Hall-walls, Buffalo, NY 

“There’s Meat on These Bones”, The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, NY

 

SELECTED FILM / VIDEO/TV

1993

”Curious White boy,“ independent feature, directed by Thomas W. Wright, staring Taylor Mead; art director

1990

”Force of Circumstance,“ political thriller, 89 min, directed by Liza Bear, produced by Ad Hoc Films; art director 

1982

”Lost Oasis,“ short film, color, 8 min, directed by Liza Bear; co-producer

1981

”Oued Nefifik: A Foreign Movie,“ narrative film, color, 27min, directed by Liza Bear; co-producer

1980

”Communications Update,“ 1/2 hour cable TV program, co-producer 

1979

”ERGO, Unusual Production,“ one hour, weekly, cable TV program featuring esoteric NY artists; executive producer 

1979

”Ipso Facto,“ independent feature, produced by Corpes de Garde, Gronigen, NH; writer, director

1979

”Motive,“ independent featurette; producer, writer, director “Rome ’78,” independent feature, directed by James Nares; actor; shown at New Cinema ”Men in Orbit,“ written by John Lurie; shown at New Cinema de facto director

1978

“Red Italy,” 60 min, directed by Eric Mitchell, shown at New Cinema; additional photography “Kidnapped,” 60 min, directed by Eric Mitchell, shown at New Cinema; sound recording 

1978

“Alien Portrait,” short subject; producer, director 

1978

“All Color News,” live news format, three, one hour cable TV programs; co-producer, director 

1975

”Happy Song Cowboy Show,“ short subject; writer, director

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Glueck, Grace, ”Art: One Man’s Biennial Assembles 102 Artists,“ The New York Times, 15 April 1983

Mouferage, Nicolas, ”Intoxication, 9 April 1983,“ arts Magazine, April 1983 

Preston, ”Art Review: Mystery in Queens,“ News Day, 7 January 1983 

Glueck, Grace, ”Art: ’Figures of Mystery‘ Shows New Work By 10,“ The New York Times, 7 January 1983 

Sussler, Betsy, ”Michael McClard Interview“ Bomb Magazine, No.4, January 1983 

Glueck, Grace, ”Of Beasts and Humans: Some Contemporary Views,“ The New York Times, 14 November 1982 

Wolf, Deborah, ”Mary Boone“ Avenue, October 1982 

Price, Katherine, ”Arte USA,“ Nouvi Argomenti, August-September 1982 

Silverthorne, Jeannie, ”The Pressure to Paint,“ Artforum, October 1982 

Wolfert-Wihlborg, Lee, ”Manhattan’s Avant-Garde Art Dealers,“ Town and Country, September 1982 

Foster, Hal, ”Between Modernism and the Media,“ Art in America, Summer 1982 

Smith, Roberta, ”Group Flex,“ The Village Voice, 22 June 1982 

De Ak, Edit and Cortez, Diego ”Baby Talk,“ Flash Art, May 1982 

Haden-Guest, Anthony, ”The New Queen of the Art Scene,“ New York Magazine, 19 April 1982 

Castle, Ted, ”Michael McClard’s Faces,“ Art Forum, January 1982 

Yoskowitz, Robert, ”Michael McClard,“ Arts Magazine, December 1981 

Acker,Kathy, ”Motive: Interview with Michael McClard“ Bomb Magazine, No.1, January 1981 

Rose, Frank, ”Exploring the Art-Rock Nexus, (Part III)“ Art Express, November 1981 

Foster, Hal, ”Michael McClard at Mary Boone,“ Art in America, December 1981

Larson, Kay, ”Fear of Style,“ New York Magazine, 9 November 1981 

Smith, Roberta, ”Space Walk,“ The Village Voice, 21 October 1981 

Goldberg, Rosalee, Studio International, January 1977 

Perron, Wendy, The SOHO News, 15 May 1976 

Frank, Peter, The SOHO News, 15 January 1976 

Moore, Alan, Art Forum, Summer 1975 

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