TESS MICHALIK

ARTIST CV

 

EDUCATION

2014 Master of Fine Arts, Painting, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 

2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Minor, Art History, Herron School of Art & Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

 

AWARDS

2013 John Koznerak Memorial Scholarship, Northern Illinois University

2012 Daniel Johnson Scholarship, OxBow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2011 Viewer’s Choice Award, Blick Materials Ars Nova Competition, Northern Illinois University

2012 Graduate Scholarship, Northern Illinois University

2009 Friends of Herron Award, Herron School of Art & Design

2009 First Prize Juried Exhibition, Herron School of Art & Design

2005 Dean of Faculties Scholarship, Herron School of Art & Design

 

SOLO & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017

Bring May Flowers, Standard Studio Gallery, Indianapolis, IN May 5th – 31

2014

Rococo Puffs, Heartland Printworks, Indianapolis, IN

Sincerely Glittering, Graduate Thesis, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

2013

Fables of Exotic Culture, Gallery 214, DeKalb, IL

2010

Tess Michalik New Works, Healing Arts & Aesthetics, Indianapolis, IN

New Works by Tess Michalik & Ray Duffy, Christopher West Presents, Indianapolis, IN

2009

En Masse: BFA Thesis, Murphy Arts Center, Indianapolis, IN

Miles of Piles, Athenaeum Artspace, Indianapolis, IN

Cerebral Symmetry, Chaos Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Richard Saja Presents, Walnut Hill,  Hudson, NY

Art Contemporary Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA

2017

Art Toronto with Lisa Kehler Projects, Toronto

Petal Pushers, Harrison Arts Center, Indianapolis IN,

2014

2014 Rockford Midwestern Biennial, juried by William Lieberman, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

Theatrical Tactical, DeKalb Area Women’s Center, DeKalb, IL

Ten⁰ 2014 NIU Graduate Candidate Exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013

2013 Visual Arts Competition, Finalist, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL

Emerging Illinois Artists, juried by Bill Gross, McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, IL

Small Works, juried by Staci Boris, Harper College, Palatine, IL

Kentucky National 2013, juried by Jill Dawsey, Murray State University, Murray, KY

Love Under Funnel Cake and Vengaboys, Space Club HQ, Chicago, IL

2012

2012 Graduate Art Association Showcase, NIU, DeKalb, IL

SHOW OFF!, Fine Arts House Gallery, DeKalb, IL

BlickArt Materials Ars Nova Exhibition, juried, Jack Olsen Gallery, DeKalb, IL

SKETCHBOOK, Gallery 214, DeKalb, IL

Chimaera’s Attic, Primary Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2011

2011 Juried Graduate Exhibition, juried by Jeff Chrisman, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, IL

Monsters, Freaks, and Skulls, curated by Ramon Soto, Small Town Skate Shop, DeKalb, IL

POSTMODERN BULLSH!T, Gallery 215, DeKalb, IL

Karen’s Garage, curated by Nina Rizzo, Bad Dog Gallery, DeKalb, IL

Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show, Studio Deep End, Milwaukee, WI

2010

Christopher West Presents, Dean Johnson Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2009

Fall Undergraduate Exhibition, juried by Sarah Green, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

Visual Fringe, Earth House, juried, Indianapolis, IN

Annual Juried Exhibition, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

Juried Spring Show, Athenaeum Artspace, Indianapolis, IN

2008

Juried Exhibition, Chaos Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

House, Rocky Ripple, Indianapolis, IN

Self-Portraits, Alchemy Art + Aesthetics, Indianapolis, IN

Annual Juried Exhibition, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis, IN

2007

Undergraduate Painting, curated by Andrew Winship, Herron Galleries, Herron School of Art & Design, Indianapolis,IN

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

IU Health Community North Oncology Center, Indianapolis, IN

Harper College, Palatine, IL

 

ONLINE WRITE-UPS/FEATURES

Dan Grossman, “First Friday reviews, September 2014,” Nuvo, 9/8/2014, http://www.nuvo.net/indianapolis/first-friday-reviews-sept-2014/Content?oid=2918216#.VBbfoS5dVC4

“Make-Space feature; Tess Michalik,” Make-Space.net, 3/28/2014

http://make-space.net/2014/03/28/tess-michalik/