Michael Eade



Solo Exhibitions

2012 -Lesley Heller Workspace, THE WILD APPLE FOREST, New York, NY

2009-Lesley Heller Gallery, NEW PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS and PRINTS, New York, NY

2005-6-HERMÈS, MICHAEL EADE ~ THE FOUR RIVERS OF PARADISE, ARTIST'S WINDOWS AT HERMÈS, installation of commissioned sculptures, bas-reliefs and paintings in the U.S. flagship store's Madison Avenue windows. (November, 2005 - January, 2006), curator Mary Dinaburg, New York, NY


2001- Triangle Gallery, Sinclair College, MICHAEL EADE ~ BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH / RECENT PAINTINGS,Dayton, OH, exhibition catalog

1996- Nicholas Davies Gallery, VOCABULARY WORKS / PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012-Lesley Heller Workspace, ZOOEY, New York, NY

-George Segal Gallery, Invited Artist – Art Connections 8, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

2011-Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, MYSELF, curator Marjorie Vecchio, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, exhibitioncatalog

2009-Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, FIRST ANNUAL MEMBER SHOW, New York, NY

2008-Morris Museum, TIMELESS: THE ART OF DRAWING, curator Ann Aptaker, Morristown, NJ, exhibitioncatalog

2007-National Academy Museum and School of the Arts, FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS EXHIBITION OF MURAL   DESIGNS, sponsored by the EDWIN AUSTIN ABBEY MEMORIAL FUND, New York, NY

-Lesley Heller Gallery, TOWN and COUNTRY, New York, NY

- Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, FANTASTIC VISIONS OF NATURE, New York, NY


-Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, SPRING QUINTET - 4 Painters 1 Sculptor, New York, NY

-Cynthia Broan Gallery, THE TAX FORM PROJECT, New York, NY

2005- The Horticultural Society of New York, BREAKING GROUND, curator Jodie Vicenta Jacobson, New York, NY

2004-05- ArtsPlace Gallery, IF YOU WERE HERE, curators Mary Dinaburg and James Clark, Lexington, KY. The exhibition traveled to The Lobby Gallery, at Deutsche Bank, New York, NY and then to Conduit Gallery, Dallas TXexhibition catalog written by Saul Ostrow

2004-Debs & Co., Art Star/Sausage Factory, New York, NY

2003 - Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, FLORA AND FAUNA MANIFESTATIONS, New York, NY- Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Dancing In The Dark-Part 1: Aljira Emerge Fall 2002 Fellowship Program, curator Calvin Reid, Newark, NJ, exhibition catalog written by Calvin Reid

- Wave Hill Glyndor Gallery, HYBRIDS, curator Jennifer McGregor, Bronx, NY

- Gallery Mack, Cross-Cultural Paintings, Seattle, WA

2002- The Fales Library, New York University, THE DOG SHOW: CANINES IN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE, curator Marvin Taylor, New York, NY

- Momenta Art, Annual Gallery Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

- Exit Art, REACTIONS, curators Jodi Hanel and Bibi Marti, New York, NY

2000- Galerie United Arts, New Paintings, Berlin, Germany

- Island Weiss Gallery, Recent Paintings, New York, NY

1999- Richard Anderson Fine Arts, The Passion/Passions of Art, New York, NY

- The Design Laboratory, The Art of Michael Eade, New York, NY

- Mallets Gallery, Commissioned Portraits, Sag Harbor, NY

1998- The Gramercy International, exhibiting at Nicholas Davies, New York, NY

- Nicholas Davies Gallery, Paintings by Gallery Artists, New York, NY

1997-Islip Art Museum, THE ALTERED IMAGE, curator Anne Cohen DePietro, East Islip, NY

1994- Smithtown Township Arts Council, Hair: The Long and the Short of It, St. James, NY

1992-Pyramid Arts Center, CHILD, Rochester, NY

1983- Bellevue Art Museum, Northwest Watercolor Society, Bellevue, WA


 Public and Corporate Art

2007-METRO TAIPEI - San Chong Station, Taipei, Taiwan. Selected finalist with honorarium for artwork proposal for painted and bas-relief landscape mural.

2005-6-HERMÈS, MICHAEL EADE ~ THE FOUR RIVERS OF PARADISE, ARTIST'S WINDOWS AT HERMÈS, installation of commissioned sculptures, bas-reliefs and paintings in the U.S. flagship store's Madison Avenue windows. (November, 2005 - January, 2006), curator Mary Dinaburg, New York, NY

2005-MTA - Permanent Arts for Transit, selected finalist for artwork proposal Times Square Station Complex, the Flushing Lower/Upper Mezzanines which are the central pathways for the A, C, E, Q, R, W, 1, 2, 3, and 7 trains, New York, NY. Designs for a very large series of glass mosaic installations within the heart of the Times Square station- the designs sometimes reaching 3-stories in height.

2004-AT&T, Art & Appreciation, selected finalist and Grand Prize winner, New York, NY

2002-MTA - Permanent Arts for Transit, selected finalist with honorarium for artwork proposal, 191st Street Subway Station, 1/9 Line, New York, NY. Design for glass mosaic mural.


Public Collections

- The Library of Congress, Permanent Collection, The Exit Art Reactions Collection, Washington, DC

- Washington State Arts Commission, selected in 1982 for Existing Works, Jurors: George Thomas, Patricia Watkinson, Joyce Moty, Seattle, WA


Corporate and Private Collections

- AT&T, New York, NY

- Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA

- Haynes & Boone, LLP, New York, NY

-HERMÈS, Paris

- Perseus Books Group, New York, NY

-The Susan and Herbert Adler Collection, Williamstown, MA

- Susan B. Feldman, Brooklyn, NY

- Julie Halston and Ralph Howard, New York, NY

- Joseph V. Melillo, New York, NY

- Mark Schaffer, New York, NY

-Stephen and Cathy Weinroth, Riverdale, NY


Honors, Residencies, Awards and Grants

2012-The Basil H. Alkazzi Award for Excellence in Painting, Finalist, in conjunction with NYFA’s Artist Fellowship Program awards in Painting, New York, NY

2010-12-Hermitage Artist Retreat, Resident Fellow, Englewood, FL

2009-New York Print Club, 2009 FINALIST (Etchings) ~ ARTIST'S SHOWCASE, New York, NY

2008-Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, 2008 FIRST EDITION ARTIST FELLOWSHIP, New York, NY. This fully stipend fellowship allowed Eade to begin creating prints in the RBPMW printmaking workshop. The jurors for the award were: John L. Moore, Roberta Waddell, and Craig Zammiello.

- Artists' Fellowship Inc., Fellowship (Painting), New York, NY

2007- National Academy School of Fine Arts, Fellowship ~ 2007 MURAL WORKSHOP,New York, NY

2006- Wave Hill, Honorarium to Create a Painting for CELEBRATING WINTER THROUGH NATURE exhibition, Bronx, NY

2004-Creative Capital, Artist Fellow, Strategic Planning Seminars, Aljira Galleries, Newark,NJ

2003- St. Michael's College, Summer Artist-in-Residence, Colchester, VT

- Wave Hill, Honorarium to Create a Triptych of Paintings for HYBRIDS exhibition, Bronx, NY

2002- Aljira Emerge 2002, Fellowship Program (Painting), juror Calvin Reid, Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ

1999- Artists' Fellowship Inc., Fellowship (Painting), New York, NY

1983- Bellevue Art Museum, Northwest Watercolor Society, First Prize (Landscape), Bellevue,WA

1980- Oregon State University, The Norma Siebert Printmaking Scholarship, Corvallis. OR


Panels and Lectures

2012-Ringling College of Art and Design, Visiting Artist Talk, Sarasota, FL - in conjunction with Eade’s residency at the Hermitage Artist’s Retreat on Manasota Key, Englewood, FL

2011-Montclair State University, Art Forum Lecture Series, Montclair, NJ


-Lexington Arts & Cultural Council, Public Art Proposals - in conjunction with Eade's paintings on exhibition in IF YOU WERE HERE, Lexington, KY

2003- WNYE, Guest Artist (with curator Jennifer McGregor), Wave Hill's HYBRIDS Exhibition, Round & About, Aktina TV, New York, NY


Selected Bibliography

2009-Antiques and The Arts Weekly, "Lesley Heller Gallery Presents Ken Buhler & Michael Eade"", October 23, 2009, p. 79 (illus.)

2008-THE NEW YORK TIMES, The Season In Arts, "Timeless: The Art of Drawing", The Morris Museum, Morris Township, NJ, Sept. 30 through Dec. 21, 2008. Published Sept. 5, 2008.

-Bischoff, Dan. "Art by hand: Regional drawing throughout the century - Timeless: The Art of Drawing" The Star Ledger, NJ, October 4, 2008.

2007-Robinson, Walter. ARTNET.com, "MURAL FELLOWS AT NATIONAL ACADEMY", Artnet News, July 26, 2007.

-Ayers, Robert. ARTINFO.com, "EDITORS' PICKS ~ Best of New York Summer Shows ", ARTINFO.com HEADLINE, July 6, 2007.

2006- TIME OUT NEW YORK, Wave Hill "Celebrating Winter Through Nature", Gallery Listings, December weekly issues, 2006.

-LaRosa, Nicole. "A Warm View of Winter - Artists at Wave Hill Take Season In Stride." The RIVERDALE PRESS, Bronx, NY, December 7, 2006: sec. Better Living, p. B1 (color illus.).

2006-McKee, Lauren. "In the Serenity of Tribeca, Eade's Landscapes and Animalia." amNew York, New York, NY, Thursday, October 13, 2005: sec. At The Gallery p.19 (color illus.).

-Stringfield, Anne.THE NEW YORKER, Goings On About Town, (Highlighted, Front Section), "Breaking Ground", The Horticultural Society of New York, July 7-18, 2005, p. 12.

-Schwendener, Martha.THE NEW YORKER, Goings On About Town- ART, "Breaking Ground", The Horticultural Society of New York, July 7-18, 2005, p. 20.

-THE NEW YORKER, Goings On About Town- ART, "Breaking Ground", The Horticultural Society of New York, Aug. 29- Sept 5, 2005, p. 30, & Sept. 6- 12, 2005, p .23

2004-Ostrow, Saul. IF YOU WERE HERE (exhibition catalog), Lexington Arts & Cultural Council, Lexington, KY; Gallery W 52 - The Lobby Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY; Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2004: color illus. p. 15, Methuselah, 48 x 48 in.; p. 8; p. 16.

-MacAdam, Barbara A.. IF YOU WERE HERE (exhibition brochure), Gallery W 52 - The Lobby Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY; 2004: color illus. cover, Methuselah, 48 x 48 n.; p. 3.

-Wilmes, Tom. "Visual Arts Exhibits in Lexington." Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington, KY, September 19, 2004: sec. Entertainment, p.1 (color illus.).

-Tackett, Sarah. "If You Were Here." Ace Weekly, Lexington, KY, September 15, 2004: sec. The Ace List, p. 24 (color illus.).

-Moser, Kevin. "Gallery Hop Begins Tonight." The Kentucky Kernel, University Of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, September 17, 2004: sec. Campus News, p.1 (color illus.).

2003- Wuthnow, Robert. All in Sync. Berkley, CA: University of California Press, 2003: p. 106.

- TIME OUT NEW YORK, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art "Flora and Fauna Manifestations", Gallery Listings, June 26 July 3, August 7-14, 2003.

- Artnet.com, "New Home For Aljira", Artnet News, June 6, 2003.

- Bischoff, Dan. "Aljira's New Gallery Emerges As Fine Display Space." The Sunday Star Ledger, NJ, June 1, 2003.

- Reid, Calvin. DANCING IN THE DARK: ALJIRA EMERGE 2002 (exhibition catalog), Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newak, NJ, 2003: color illus. p. 12, Study for Genesis Garden, 15 3/8 x 17 3/4 in.; pp. 17-18; p. 58

2002-Lewis, Francis. "HOT TIPS, Art and Antiques: DOG SHOW." WHERE (New York), April 2002: p. 10 (color illus.); p. 39

2001- Rollins, Ron. "COOLY STRANGE, OR STRANGELY COOL." Dayton Daily News, August 13, 2001: sec. C, p. 1 (color illus.).

- Clark, M. James. Michael Eade ~ Between Heaven and Earth (exhibition catalog), Triangle Gallery, Sinclair College, Dayton, OH.

- Chambers, S. Karen. Object Lessons: Beauty And Meaning In Art. Madison, WI: GUILD Publishing, 2001: color illus. p. 196, 12 Pitchers, 28 x 18 in.; p. 209.

1998- Lash, Michael. New American Paintings, No.14. Wellesley, MA: The Open Studios Press, 1998: color illus. pp 32 3,The Golden Bush, 12 x 16 in., Family Group. 12 x 16 in., Artist Taking a Shower, 55 x 40 in., p. 117.

1996- Cohen, Jaffe. "POLKA DOT MOSES: VOCABULARY WORKS / Works of Michael Eade." The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review - Homo Spiritualis, (Boston) vol. III no. 4 (Fall 1996): p. 49 (illus.).



-New York University, Tisch School of the Arts

-Assisted Louise Nevelson

-Oregon State University, BA

-Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenen Kunste, Stuttgart, Germany

-Portland Museum Art School, Portland, Oregon


Born 1957, Portland, Oregon