Mikel Glass

BORN – 1962 Boston, MA


1988 – 1990 New York Academy of Art, MFA
1981 – 1985 Pomona College, Claremont CA, BA
1984 The Sir John Cass School of Art, London
1980 The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1978 – 1981 Milton Academy, Milton, MA


2014 Zezziou, THE(UN)FAIR, New York, NY
2012 Fair, (Art)Amalgamated, New York, NY
2011 Baby, You Drive Me Crazy, Richard Demato Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY
2009 The Discarded, Taylor Museum, Colorado Springs, CO
2008 Glass, Global Art, Palm Beach, FL
2007 Important Paper Products, RAM Miami, Miami, FL
2005 New Paintings, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY
2004 One Man Group Show, Century Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2002 Ain’t Just Paint, Century Gallery, Alexandria, VA
1999 Mikel Glass, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999 New Work, Nesto Gallery, Milton, MA


2014 Masters of Illusion, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013 Realism Now, Gallery 1261, Denver, Colorado
2012 Hoodoo Eternity, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
2010 Trompe L’oile, Brandywine Museum, Chads Forth, PA
  Metamorphosis, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  I Dream Awake, MFA Fine Art, Washington, DC
  Women Reading, Forbes Museum, New York, NY
  Between Realities, Principal Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2009 Machine in the Garden, Glass Garage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 A Human Free World, Glass Garage Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Atlanta Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 Balls, Bruce Allen Gallery, Miami FL
2006 Important Cardboard Collectibles, Gogo Gallery, Miami, FL
  International Painters, Whitfield Gallery, San Miguel, Mexico
  Interiors, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 Food For Thought, Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC
2004 Allegory, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco
2003 The Figure, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco
  Self Portraits, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco
2002 Trompe l’Oeil, Forbes Gallery, New York
2001 New York Realists Now, Gallery Albert Benamou, Paris
  Homage, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco
2000 Lazy Hazy Days, Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York
  New York Classicism Now, Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York
  Still Life, John Pence Gallery
1999 The Paint Group, Hirschl and Adler Gallery
  Trompe l’Oeil: Art and Illusion, John Pence Gallery
1998 Milton Creates – Milton Collects J. Carter Brown, Curator, Nesto Gallery
  Convergence, Philip Pearlstein, Curator, New York Academy of Art Gallery
1997 Figures in Interiors, John Pence Gallery
  Still Life and Florals, John Pence Gallery
1996 Yanks Paint Brits, Hirschl and Adler
  The Nude, Caesarea Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1995 We The People, Bachelier Cardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
  Small Works, Washington Square East Galleries, New York
1992 New Talent, Gallery Henoch, New York


artnet news, “The (un)SCENE Art Show Forgets Commerce, Communes with the Art, March 4, 2015
BLOUINARTINFO, “The (un)SCENE Art Show Aims to Temper the Armory Week Scene, March 3, 2015
GOOD, “The Cyborg who stole the Armory Show,” March 3, 2015
ARTFORUM, March 11, 2015
The New York Times, “…an Artsy Edge,” March 4, 2015
Chelsea Now, “All’s Fair,” May 2, 2012
The Southhampton Press, “Surrealism Lives On,” November 2010
The Artists Magazine, “Looking Through Glass,” October 2010
Fine Art Connoisseur, “Portraitist and Painter – Meeting in the Middle,” Oct 2010
The Washington Post, …Alternative Reality, April 2, 2010
Forbidden Fruit: A History of Women Reading, Prestel, 2009
Art News, “Machine In The Garden,” September 2009
Vision Magazine, March 2008
New Times, January 31, 2008
Miami Herald, December6, 2007
Arts and Antiques Magazine, “Face Value,” October, 2005
American Artist Magazine, “Mikel Glass: Fearless Painter,” October 2005
The Washington Post, “Different Strokes,” November 26, 2004
Arts and Antiques, “Real Life? Mikel Glass…” September 2003
The Washington Post, ‘Mikel Glass at Century”, November 7, 2002
Arts and Antiques Magazine “Emerging Artist,” 2001
The New York Times “New York Classicism Now,” September 8, 2000
The New York Observer “Not Classicism Now,” July 17, 2000
Arts and Antiques “Emerging Artist,” March 2000
American Artist Magazine “A Realist Coup,” September 1999
American Arts Quarterly “The Paint Group,” Spring 1999
Art Times “The Paint Group,” June 1999
The Boston Globe “Mikel Glass – Recent Paintings,” April 15, 1999
The New York Times “Realist Painters Protest The Whitney,” Sept. 30, 1995
The New York Times “In Kent…” May 14, 1995


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