MICHEL DROGE

EDUCATION
2010 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Portland, Maine | MFA
1983 COOPER UNION New York City | Graphic Design Coursework   
1980 OBERLIN COLLEGE Oberlin, Ohio | BA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 PORTLAND PRESS HOTEL Portland, Maine | Remembering Tomorrow
2018 LA ARTS CENTER Lewiston, Maine | Michel Droge: Paintings and Drawings
2017 FRANK BROCKMAN GALLERY Brunswick, Maine | Michel Droge: Hiraeth
2016 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE Farmington, Maine | Michel Droge: Nocturnes
2015 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland, Maine | Michel Droge: Tiny Catastrophes
2014 SACARRAPPA ARTISTS COLLECTIVE Westbrook, Maine | Michel Droge: Chaos

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 FRANK BROCKMAN GALLERY Brunswick, Maine | About Time: Marci Spier + Michel Droge
2015 GOULD ACADEMY Bethel, Maine | Other Landscapes: Michel Droge/Michael Shaunessey
2011 HARLOW GALLERY Hallowell, Maine | Michel Droge and Rob Lacht

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 BATES COLLEGE ART MUSEUM Lewiston, Maine | Anthropocenic
2017 ELIZABETH MOSS GALLERIES Falmouth, Maine | Michel Droge, Lisa Hoag, John Knight
2017 L.C. BATES MUEUM Hinckley, Maine | Maine Woods   
2016 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland, Maine | Finale
2015 CURRY COLLEGE GALERY Milton, Massachusetts | Absence & Presence
2015 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland, Maine | Summer Salon
2014 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland, Maine | September Salon
2014 SACARRAPPA ARTISTS COLLECTIVE Westebrook, Maine | Michel Droge
2014 LEWIS GALLERY Portland, Maine | Seasmoke
2014 PROVINCETOWN CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION Provincetown, Massachusetts | Appearances
2014 LC BATES MUSEUM Hinckley, Maine | Maine Nights: Clear Skies
2013 ARTPLAZ Czech Republic Minsk, Belarus
2013 ROSE CONTEMPORARY FINE Art Gallery Portland, Maine | Faculty Exhibition
2012 L.C.BATES MUSEUM Hinkley, Maine | Humanity in Nature
2012 SPACE GALLERY Portland, Maine | Portes
2012 MYTILENE PUBLIC THEATER Mytilene, Greece | Portes
2012 ZHOU B. GALLERY Chicago, Illinois | Wet Paint
2011 L.C.BATES MUSEUM Hinckley, Maine | Drawing from the Collection
2011 CUE ART FOUNDATION New York City | Joan Mitchell Award Recipients Exhibition
2011 AUCOCISCO GALLERY Portland, Maine | Audition
2011 LEWIS GALLERY Portland Public Library Portland, Maine | Visual Poetry
2010 ICA MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Portland, Maine | MFA Thesis Exhibition
2010 BOSTON UNIVERSITY Boston, Massachusetts | Boston Young Contemporaries
2008 THE INK SHOP Ithaca, New York | Printmaker Members Exhibition
2007 SMITHY-PIONEER GALLERY Cooperstown, New York
2007 MAD ART GALLERY Hamilton, New York | Group Invitational
2006 THE NINTH STREET GALLERY Washington, DC | Group Juried exhibition
1996-2000 STATE OF THE ART GALLERY Ithaca, NY | Annual Invitational Exhibition

GRANTS/AWARDS
2016 MAINE ARTS COMMISSION Project Grant
2011 MAINE ARTS COMMISSION Good Idea Grant
2010 JOAN MITCHELL FOUNDATION MFA Grant
2010 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Scholarly Merit Award
2010 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Dean’s Scholarship
2009 ALBERT K. MURRAY Fine Arts Scholarship
2009 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Scholarly Merit Award

RESIDENCIES/AFFILIATIONS/PANELS/ARTISTS TALKS
2018 FIORE FOUNDATION | Fellowship
2018 TIDES FOUNDATION | Fellowship
2017 VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS | Vising Artist/Graduate Teacher
2017 STEPHEN PACE HOUSE RESIDENCY | Resident
2016 WHITE HEAD ISLAND RESIDENCY | Resident
2016 VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS | Visiting Artist Teacher
2015 PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART | Panelist: Communicating Climate Change
2014, 2015 SOUTHERN GRAPHICS COUNCIL | International Member
2013,2014 CONSTANCE SALTONSTALL FOUNDATION | Winter Resident
2013 VERMONT STUDIO CENTER FELLOWSHIP
2004-2014 THE INK SHOP PRINTMAKING STUDIO
2011 BAI ST MARIE SUMMER RESIDENCY NOVA SCOTIA CA
1980-1985 STYRIA STUDIOS | Master Printer for Donald Judd, William Morris, Robert Rauschenberg, Alex Katz, Larry Rivers, Wil Barnet

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018 THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD | Daytrip is a Dialogue Between Two Artists who Go with the Flow by Daniel Kany
2018 HABITAT MAGAZINE | If You Want Creative Solutions, Start with Creative Partnerships by Elizabeth Jabar
2017 THE PORTLAND PHOENIX | The Work Of Unraveling — Michel Droge's Powerful 'Hiraeth' At The Frank Brockman Gallery by Nick Schroeder
2017 THE MAINE JOURNAL OF CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY | Tiny Catastrophes
2015 THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD | Michel Droge Show Invites You to Feel for Yourself by Daniel Kany
2015 THE PORTLAND PHOENIX | Michel Droge’s Tiny Catastrophes Matter by Brittan Konau
2014 THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD | Sea Smoke at the Portland Public Library by Daniel Kany
2012 THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD | L.C. Bates Romantics Run Happily Amok by Daniel Kany
2011 CUE FOUNDATION | Catalogue for Joan Mitchell Foundation 2010 MFA Grant Recipients by Cameron Shaw
2010 THE PORTLAND PHOENIX | A Cornucopia of Art at Aucosiso by Nick Schroeder
2010 THE BOSTON PHOENIX | Thesis Defense by Nick Schroeder 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2017 MAINE AUDUBON SOCIETY Falmouth, Maine | Field Guide Project
2017 HARLOW GALLERY Hallowell, Maine | Seven-Artists Collective
2016 THE ICA AT MECA Portland, Maine | In This Realm: Five Artists Explore Identity and Transformation
2016 ZERO STATION GALLERY Portland, Maine | Seven-Artists Collective
2000-2006 ITHACA BAKERY Ithaca, New York | Illustrator + Designer

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT AND COMMITTEES
2017 MAINE AUDUBON SOCIETY | Field Guide Project
2017 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART | Visiting Artist Committee
2016 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART | Visiting Artist Committee
2016 MAINE AUDUBON SOCIETY | Conservation Poster Project
2015 ISLAND INSTITUTE | Climate Change & Maine Island Communities
2014 ISLAND INSTITUTE | Climate Change & Maine Island Communities

TEACHING
2011-2018 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART | Visiting Assistant Professor (Printmaking + Foundation)
2011-2016 SOUTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE | Adjunct Faculty (Printmaking I and II, Art History, Drawing 101)
2009-2010 MAINE COLLEGE OF ART | CS Faculty (Drawing I and II, Art History), TA (Critcal Approaches to Contemporary Art, English Language)
2006-2008 COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND ART | Faculty (Printmaking, Drawing)

MUSEUM WORK
2018 DOROTHEA & LEO RABKIN FOUNDATION Portland, Maine | Collection Management, Digital Cataloguing, Installation
2017 BATES COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART Lewiston, Maine | Marsden Hartley Collection Specialist, Conservation Framing, Installation
2011-present BATES COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART Lewiston, Maine | Museum Preparator, Conservation Framing
2010-2014 COLBY COLLEGE ART MUSEUM Waterville, Maine | Museum Preparator, Assistant to the Registrar
2006-2009 COLGATE UNIVERSITY Hamilton, New York | Museum Preparator