Michael Rodriguez

Born: Miami, Fl.

Lives: New York, New York


1992  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

          M.F.A. Brooklyn College

1989  B.F.A. Florida International University

Solo Exhibitions

2014  6th Street Container Exhibition Space, Miami Fl.

2007 Oliver Kamm / 5BE Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

           Ingalls and Associates, Miami, Fl.

2006  Fireplace Project/Scope Hamptons, N.Y.

2005  Oliver Kamm / 5BE Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

           Galerie G-Module, Paris, France (catalog, essay by Barry Schwabsky)

2004  Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

          New Paintings, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Fl.

2003  New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pa.

2000  The Gallery at Miami Dade College, Miami, Fl. (catalog, essay by Tom Moody)

1997  Feature Inc. N.Y.,N.Y.

1987  Artifacts Art Salon, Miami Beach, Fl.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  “Paper Trail” G-Module Art Advisory, NY,NY

          “Taconic North” LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

2016  Elevator Sounds #3 Studio Sounds, Gallery Afero, Newark, NJ

2015  100 Degrees in the Shade, Carol Jazaar Contemporary Art, Miami Fl. with Catalog                

          Published by “Name” curated by Jane Hart and Chris Ingalls

           Exquisite, LabSpace, Hillsdale, NY

2013  Uncontrollable Urge, Portland Museum of Modern Art

          Assemble, Vertical Gallery, Chicago, Ill.

2010  Power to the People, Feature Inc, N.Y., N.Y.

2008  Double Edged Abstraction, Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

2007  Art Rotterdam, Netherlands

2006  Bricks in the Hood, Oliver Kamm / 5BE Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

2005  FIAC Art Fair, Paris, France

           Art Brussels, Belgium

           Happy Birthday To Me, Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

2004  Itsy Bitsy Spider, Feature Inc. N.Y.,N.Y.

           Drawing II (selected) Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

2003  NADA Art Fair, Miami Beach, Fl.

          On and Off the Wall, NYFA Fellows, Phillips dePury & Luxembourg, N.Y.,N.Y.

          The Undertones, Ten in One Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

2002  Déjà vu, Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

          Michael Rodriguez & Bruce Bronson, Galerie M du B,F,H & g, Montreal,  Canada     

           Group Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, N.J.

2001  Pop Science, Galerie G-Module, Paris, France

2000  Grok Terrence McKenna Dead, Feature Inc. N.Y.,N.Y.

          At Hand; New Methods, New Materials, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pa.

1999  Xthetic, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas   

          Size Matters, GAle GAtes et al, Brooklyn, N.Y.

          In Tense, Videoland Art Space, N.Y.,N.Y.

1998  Pudding, Feature Inc. N.Y.,N.Y.

          Field Work, Eighth Fl. Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

1997  Fandom, White Columns, N.Y.,N.Y.

          Post Pop-Post Pictures, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago

1996  Ab Fab, Feature Inc. N.Y.,N.Y.

          Current Geometries in Abstraction, Trans Hudson Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

          Water Line, Black & Herron Space, N.Y.,N.Y.

          Living With It, 14 E. 4st., N.Y.,N.Y.

          Waiting for Company, Helen Harwood Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

1995  Point Now, Black & Greenberg Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

          Sum of the Parts, 450 Broadway Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

1994  Spatial Ambiguities, Mary Mount Manhattan College, N.Y.,N.Y.

1992  Ecstasy, Dooley Le Cappelaine, N.Y.,N.Y.

1989  Emerging Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami,Fl.

1988  49th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, Society of the Four                 

          Arts, Palm Beach, Fl.

1987  Tribute to Andy Warhol, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami, Fl.

1986  20 under 30, Museum of Art and Culture, Hollywood, Fl.

          Word, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami, Fl.

          Micro, Now Gallery, N.Y.,N.Y.

1985  Burnt Toast, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami, Fl.

1984  Get Fresh, Joy Moos Gallery, Miami, Fl.

          Art on Espanola, Miami Beach, Fl.

          Artifacts Group Show #1, Fire & Ice, Miami, Fl.

Selected Bibliography

Michael Rodriguez, 20 minutes, Paris Guide, September 28, p. 30

Paris Art Exporama, Sept. p. 5 (image)

Clemence de Cambourg, Made in America, Art Review Magazine. (September 2005)

Michael Rodriguez 0405, Beaux Arts Magazine, (September 2005)

Erin Cowgill, Paris Journal, Artnet Magazine March (2005)

Michael Rodriguez et Eddo Stern, LeMonde, Aden, (February 2004)

Michael Rodriguez: Recent Paintings, Le Parisian (January 2004)

Audrey Techer, Des Americains a’ Paris, Post (February 2001)

Donohoe, Victoria. “Making New Art,” The Philadelphia Inquirer (Jan. 2001)

Mumford, Steve. Xthetic, Review, N.Y.,N.Y. (April 1999)

Kutner, Janet. “X Marks Whats Hot in Angstrom’s Show” The Dallas Morning News, Tx. (Dec.1999) 

McCabe, Bret. “Question Marks,” The Met, Dallas, Tx. (Dec.1999)

Arning, Bill. “Lucky DeBellevue & Michael Rodriguez at Feature,” Art in America (Jan. 1998)

Hollander, Kurt. “Under the Influence,” Poliester Magazine (Fall 1997)

Cotter, Holland. Critics Listings, The New York Times (Oct. 1997)

Kind, Joshua. Review of Post Pop-Post Pictures, New Art Examiner (Nov. 1997)

Hawkins, Margaret. “Gen X Artists Flaunt Their Indifference,” Chicago Sun Times (Sept. 1997)

Glatt, Clara. “Art From the Culturally Self Conscious,” Chicago Herald (Sept. 1997)

Moody, Tom. “Ab Fab at Feature” Art Papers (Nov.-Dec. 1996)

Becker, Robert. “Miami: Creating a Scene,” Interview Magazine (Summer 1986)

Harper, Paula. “Young Artists Capture Spontaneity,” The Miami News (1984)


Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y. (catalog, The Judith Rothschild Contemporary Drawings Collection, essay by

Christian Rattemeyer)

2011  Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grant

2002  Fellowship for Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts

2000 Grant for Painting, Pollock-Krasner Foundation