Michael Glenn

Michael Glenn

Lubbock, TX, United States

About Michael Glenn

Michael Glenn is an artist and a poet working out of Lubbock, TX. His, work reflects his history as a vagabond of the inner city, a child of poverty and underground societies, and his struggle to rise. Michael works with the largest contemporary printmaking collection in the American Southwest, the AP/RC (www.artistprintmakerresearchcollection.org). Handling the works of other artists allows Michael to experience an intimacy with that art and its inherent historicity, which in turn informs his passion and his art. He credits Otto Dix, Erich Hegel, Max Beckmann, Kurt Schwitters, Louise Nevelson, and Ken Hale among his influences, but assures you that nothing will catch your breath and steal your heart more than the memory of wandering the rainy streets of Amsterdam with no more concern than to make it home in time for dinner.

Education

MFA in Art, emphasis on printmaking, works on paper, painting, and art history, Texas Tech University, 2013
BFA in Art, Angelo State University, 2009
BA in English, Angelo State University, 2007

Exhibitions

2016
On the Road, curator, Museum of Texas Tech University
Type Goddamn You! Tunnel Gallery, Lubbock, TX
Quarterly Projections: A Post-Important Photography Aside, in collaboration with Chris Adams, Tunnel Gallery, Lubbock, TX

2015
Drawn and Quartered, group show, Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX
In Addition Too, curator, Museum of Texas Tech University

2014
In Addition, curator, Museum of Texas Tech University
Free Range Creatives (FRC); Organizer and participant; Lubbock, TX
-Button Up
-Provoc8
-Shit I Made Today
-Street Cinema Film Show
-Pi
Gay Straight Art (GSA) Alliance of Lubbock; Organizer and participant; Lubbock, TX
-Affirmation Wall
-Queers and Allies

2013
21st Century Chimera Meltdown, solo show, Texas Tech University
Mark, group show, South Plains College, Plainview, TX
Nomadic Art Gallery, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
Art+Literature: Crossing Lines, Lubbock Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

2012
Taking Home with you, presenter at Southern Graphics Council Conference, New Orleans, LA
*Subsequent exhibits in Cork, Ireland and Seattle, WA
Navigating Currents, Southern Graphics Council print exchange
Mini-Print Conference & Exhibition, Demonstration of aluminum etching and event organizer, Texas Tech University
Ryder Truck, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

2011
Invocation, Tornado Gallery, group show, Lubbock, TX
Showdown, group show, San Antonio, TX
Bring It, group show, Laredo, TX
Monotype workshop, organizer, Texas Tech University

2010
Dirty Windows, group show, Texas Tech University
Relief workshop organizer, Texas Tech University

2009
Print exchange for Print Zero Studios, Seattle, WA
*Subsequent showing in travelling print show:
-Mouse Print Gallery, Montreal, QC, Canada
-SUNY Gallery, Buffalo, NY
-5th Parallel Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada
-Print Zero Studios, Seattle, WA
Message in a Bottle, international exchange.
*Subsequent exhibit in Crow Gallery, Dallas, TX
Tibet, Crow Gallery, Dallas, TX
Postcard Print exchange for University Print Society, Iowa State, Des Moines, IA
Shark, first-place sculpture winner, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Coop Gallery