The Work of Micah Ganske

 

Micah Ganske was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1980. In 2002 he received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Post-Baccalaureate certificate from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2003. In 2005 he received his MFA in painting from the Yale School of Art. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Adobe Design Achiement Award in Digital Photography at a reception held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York where his work was also displayed. In October 2007 Deitch Projects exhibited Ganske's first solo exhibition where he was represented until the gallery's closing in 2010. Ganske launched his second solo exhibition at RH Gallery in Tribeca in 2011 and was represented there until the gallery's closing in 2013. Micah Ganske is a 2012 Fellow in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Ganske is currently represented by 101/Exhibit gallery in Los Angeles and opened his first solo exhibition there in January 2015.

Contact: micahganske@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2005   Master of Fine Arts, Yale University School of Art
2003   Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Maryland Institute College of Art
2002   Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

SOLO PROJECTS
2015    The Future is Always Tomorrow, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA
            “Micah Ganske”, 101/Exhibit Booth at Art Market San Francisco
2011    Tomorrow Land, RH Gallery, New York, NY
2007    Pictures Last Longer, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015    Control Panel, Honey Ramka Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
            Seattle Art Fair, 101/Exhibit booth, Seattle, WA

2014    Making Now, FSU Museum of Art, FL Miami Project Art Fair w/101/Exhibit
            Winter Exhibition, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

2013    A Discourse on Plants, RH Gallery, New York, NY
            Desaturated Rainbow, Field Projects, New York, NY
            Desaturated Rainbow (part 2), Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
            Koi No Yokan, 101/Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Miami Project Art Fair w/RH Gallery, Miami, FL
            13.0.0.0.0, RH Gallery, New York, NY
            Semi-Automatic, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
            Houston Contemporary, RH Gallery, Houston, TX
            Earth WORKS, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
            Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY
            First Contact, Field Projects, New York, NY
            The Third Meaning II, RH Gallery, New York, NY
            Improbable, Objects, Wot It Is Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Fine Line, Workshop, Venice, Italy
            2011A Desert in the Ocean, Leslie Heller Workspace, New York, NY
            What Works, Art Star, New York, NY

2010    The Third Meaning, RH Gallery, New York, NY
            Irrelevant, Arario Gallery, New York, NY
            Escape From New York, Curated by Olympia Lambert, Patterson, NJ
            Survey Select, Curated by Mark Murphy, San Diego, CA
            Two’s Company, Curated by Leslie Rosa and Ciara Gilmartin, Parlour, New York, NY

2009    The Armory Show, Deitch Pojects, New York, NY
            The Inferno, Yaupatec, Mexico City, Mexico

2008    Conceptual Figures, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
            Art Basel, Deitch Projects, Miami, FL
            The Armory Show, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2007    Art Basel, Deitch Projects, Miami, FL
            The Armory Show, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2006    The Garden Party, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2005    Adobe Design Achievement Awards, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
            The Root to the Fruit, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York, NY
            Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

 


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
"Technology as Creative Control and Pure Expression”, It’s Nice That, December 14, 2015
John Wenz, “Fantastic Space Habitat Somehow Inspired By a Neverending Coal Mine Fire”, Popular Mechanics, November 6, 2015
Eric Limer, “it Took 75 days to 3D Print This Incredible VR Cockpit”, Popular Mechanics, May 05, 2015
Annalee Newitz, “...What It Might Be Like to Fly Through a Giant Space Habitat”, Gizmodo, May 02, 2015
Sharon Mizota, “Micah Ganske Puts Feeling Into His Dystopian Vision”, LA Times, February 4, 2015
Andrea Steedman-Gillanders, "The Odd Future of Micah Ganske", YayLAMag.com, January 16 2015
Anna Furman, "The Future is Always Tomorrow in Micah Ganske's Citiscapes", Artsy.com, January 15th 2015
Bree Sposato, “B.C. in 3-D”, ARTnews, May 21st 2013
Saeed, Abdullah. “...Futuristic Sculptures.” The Creators Project, January 2, 2013 “The Work of
Micah Ganske.” Juxtapoz Online, January 2, 2013
Hrag Vartanian, “Flood of 3D Printing”, Hyperallergic, December 10, 2012
Greg Lindquist, “Micah Ganske’s Tomorrow Land”, ArtNews Review, February, 2012 Jeffrey Pena, “Art
and Aspirational Technology”, Curbs and Stoops, December 4th, 2011 Ken Harman, “Micah Ganske’s
Tomorrow Land”, Hi-Fructose, November 27th, 2011
Kylie Jane Wakefield, “Micah Ganske’s Toxic Land”, Greenpoint Gazette, December, 4th, 2011
Jenny DB, “Micah Ganske: Tomorrow Land”, Design Boom, November, 25th, 2011
James Chad Hanna. “Micah Ganske sculpts doomed landscapes.” Modern Painters, November, 2011 Amir
Fallah, “Micah Ganske “, Huffington Post, and Beautiful Decay, September 20, 2011
Pia Catton. “MakerBot hits the art fair.” The Wall Street Journal: Metropolis, September 23, 2011
Nicholas, Thomas and Ben. “Micah Ganske: Industrial Evolution.” The New Heroes, #2, Sept 27, 2011
Cohen, Paul. “Micah Ganske”, Draft Magazine, Winter 2007/2008, p.56-63
Morton, Julia. Pictures Last Longer, New York Press, October 18 2007 Griffith, Lesa. Island to
Island, Honolulu Advertiser, October 14 2007
Budick, Ariella. Garden Party Review, Newsday, April 7 2006, p. B-21

AWARDS AND HONORS
2014 Artist in Residence at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Fellow in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts
2012 Museum of Art and Design Open Studios Residency
2011 Canson Wet Paint Grant
2010 Cill Rialaig Residency, SW Kerry, Ireland
2005 Adobe Design Winner for Digital Imaging