Artists Take On Detroit - Projects for The Tricentennial
Michael Hall



Born Upland, California, 1941; lives and works in Hamtramck, Michigan 

> Education

1963–64
M.F.A. University of Washington, Seattle

1962
State University of Iowa, Iowa City

1960–62
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1960
Mexico City College

1958–59
Western Washington University, Bellingham
 

> Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

1999
Lake Michigan College, Saint Joseph, Michigan

1991
Mott College Art Gallery, Flint, Michigan; Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1988
Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario; Saint Louis Gallery of Contemporary Art

1985
Damon Brandt Gallery, New York; Stella Polaris Gallery, Beverly Hills, California

1983
Georgetown University Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1980
Kent State University Art Gallery, Ohio

1977
The Detroit Institute of Arts; The Ohio State University Art Gallery, Columbus

1970
Royal Marks Gallery, New York

1968
Vanderbilt University, Nashville; Shurz Park, New York

Group Exhibitions

2001
Findlay College Art Gallery, Ohio

2000
Robert McClain Gallery, Houston

1993
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan

1988
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

1986–87
United States Information Agency, Washington D.C.; São Paulo, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Caracas, Venezuela; Mexico City

1980
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art

1977
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1973
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Tribune Plaza, Chicago 

> Selected Publications

2001
Jane Kallir, Roger Cardinal, Michael Hall, Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, and Judith E. Stein, Grandma Moses in the 21st Century, New Haven, Connecticut, and London: Yale University Press

2000
Michael Hall, "Photographers of the Heartland," Illusions of Eden: Visions of the American Heartland, ed. Robert Stearns, Minneapolis: Arts Midwest, and The Columbus Museum of Art

1999
Michael Hall, "Detroit’s New Deal Art," Train 1, no. 2

1998
Michael Hall, "Jessie Howard/Elijah Pierce/Edgar Tolson," Self-Taught Artists of the 20th Century, New York: Museum of American Folk Art

1997
Michael Hall and Nannette Maciejunes, The Paintings of Charles Burchfield: North by Midwest, New York: Harry N. Abrams

Michael Hall, "Charles Burchfield," American Art Review 9, no. 5 (October)

Michael Hall, Mary Celestino: The Forces of Nature, Ontario: Art Gallery of Windsor, exh. cat.

1994
Michael Hall and Eugene Metcalf, The Artist Outsider: Creativity and the Boundaries of Culture, Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press

1991
Michael Hall, "The Mythic Outsider," New Art Examiner 19, no. 1

1989
Michael Hall, "Public Art Goes Kitsch," in Art in the Public Interest, ed. Arlene Raven, Ann Arbor, Michigan: U.M.I. Research Press

1988
Michael Hall, Stereoscopic Perspective: Reflections on American Fine and Folk Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan: U.M.I. Research Press

Michael Hall, "A Heart for the Tin Man," Metalsmith 8, no. 2 (spring)

1975
Michael Hall, "The Icons of John Perates," Antiques Monthly (winter)
 

> Selected Curatorial Experience

2000
Co-curator, "Illusions of Eden: Visions of the American Heartland," Ohio: The Columbus Museum of Art; Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst; Budapest: Museum of Contemporary Art; Madison Art Center, Wisconsin

1997
Co-curator, "The Paintings of Charles Burchfield: North by Midwest," Ohio: The Columbus Museum of Art; National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.; Burchfield Center, Buffalo

1994
Curator, "Trained/Untrained African-American Artists," Creative Arts Center, Pontiac, Michigan

1986
Co-curator, "Ties That Bind: Folk Art in Contemporary America," The Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati

1973
Curator, "Sculpture off the Pedestal," Civic Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan

1971
Curator, "American Folk Sculpture," Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
 

> Selected Awards

1984–2000
Who’s Who in American Art

1996
Province of Ontario Public Service Award

1985, 1988
Michigan Council for the Arts Fellowship

1978
Outstanding Artist Award, Michigan Foundation for the Arts

1974
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1973
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
 

> Selected Collections

Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

City of Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts

City of Grand Rapids, Michigan

Krasl Art Center, Saint Joseph, Michigan

Milwaukee Art Museum

J. B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

 

Michael Hall Photo




> Education

> Selected Exhibitions

> Selected Publications

> Selected Curatorial Experience

> Selected Awards

> Selected Collections