Michael Watson
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About

Michael Watson is a multidisciplinary artist whose work attempts to redefine the boundaries of and space around objects especially the body through interventions in mixed media, assemblage, installation and performance. He often use rice to imagine an unconstrained body in his work. He received his MFA in Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design in 2013 and a BFA in Painting from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2006. His individual and collaborative work has been exhibited throughout the US including the Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2016), Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, NYC (2015,16), Brooklyn Museum (2014-15), Leila Heller Gallery, NYC (2014), SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA (2014), Strange Loop Gallery, NYC (2014), Ideas City Festival via AiOP affiliated with The New Museum (2013), The Kitchen, NYC (2013), Governor’s Island Art Fair, NYC (2012/13), and the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (2006). He has been an artist-in-residence in the AIR Program - 4heads Organization, NYC (2013), the New York Studio Program, NYC (2006) and a teaching artist at the Knoxville Museum of Art (2009-11). Currently, he is participating in the chashama studio program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Army Terminal. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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Victor's Wreath
Victor's Wreath
plywood, latex paint, wire, 2016
Fall, Break
Fall, Break
plywood, branches, acrylic, latex paint, 2016
Plot
Plot
plywood, adhesive, plaster, latex paint, 2016
Logged-in
Logged-in
plywood, branches, metal, adhesive, 2016
Hung
Hung
burlap, cinder blocks, latex paint, 2016
Surrounded
Surrounded
cardboard, acrylic paint, India ink, rice, 2016
Beneath
Beneath
cardboard, India ink, latex paint, 2016
Gutter
Gutter
cardboard, India ink, latex paint, 2016
Dermis
Dermis
cardboard, rice, plaster, latex paint, white ink, glue, 2016
Mutual Permeability
Mutual Permeability
charred plywood, rocks, plaster, 2015
Emergence
Emergence
plywood, plaster, latex paint, 2016
49
49
fabric, asphalt pieces, latex paint, India ink, china marker, 2016
Grain Offering l
Grain Offering l
charred painted plywood, 2014
Grain Offering Vll
Grain Offering Vll
charred stained plywood, 2014
Dispersion | Incarnate
Dispersion | Incarnate
charred Ram board, black rice ink, white ink, 2016
Incandescent
Incandescent
black rick ink, wood stain, paper on canvas, 2014
The Dwelling Place
The Dwelling Place
Performance - rice, lightbox, key box, brass lock and key, 2016
In remembrance of me
In remembrance of me
Interactive performance - rice, fabric, wooden chalice, 2015
Shore
Shore
cardboard, acrylic and latex paint, 2016
After life
After life
Interactive performance - custom suit made of individual sacs of rice, 2014
Seepage
Seepage
cardboard, plaster, latex paint, rice, 2016
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