Michael Bisbee



Michael Kotel Bisbee is an artist born in California, raised in Massachusetts, and currently living in rural New Mexico who works with sculpture, painting, photography and, to a lesser extent, video. He has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts / Mid-Atlantic Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and an Artist’s Space Project Grant. He participated in an artist’s residency at THE LAND/an art site in Mountainair, NM. . His work can be found in the collections of the Hirshhorn Museum, the Nevada Museum of Art Center for Art + Environment, Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation, Creste Foundation and private and corporate collections. His solo exhibitions have been reviewed in ARTnews, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the Chicago Tribune, Other exhibitions have been reviewed in Welt am Sonntag, Washington Post and THE Magazine, among others. 




BFA Boston University



2016 WAREHOUSE 1-10 - Solo Show "Paintings and Photographs"; Magdalena NM
2015 THE LAND/ an art site - "Transform" -Mountainair, NM [image]
2015 PETERS PROJECTS / AXLE CONTEMPORARY - "Axle Indoors" - Santa Fe, NM
2014 WAREHOUSE 1-10 ANNEX - Solo Show; Magdalena, NM
2014 WAREHOUSE 1-10 - "7 Artists"; Magdalena, NM
2014 BOA/ML "A Universal Language - Modern Art From The Bank Of America Collection" Hong Kong 
2014 ALLIANCE OF BLACK ART GALLERIES - "Hands Up Don't Shoot" - St Louis, MO
2014 808 GALLERY / BOSTON UNIVERSITY "Convergence" -Boston, MA
2013 HIGH DESERT TEST SITES - Joshua Tree, CA 
2012 THE LAND / gallery - Solo Show -Albuquerque NM
2012 THE LAND / an art site - ISEA 2012 -Mountainair, NM
2012 516 ARTS - New Mexico Artists: Albuquerque, NM
2011 INTERNATIONAL PRINT CENTER (IPCNY) - New Prints 2011 -New York, NY
2010 INTERNATIONAL PRINT CENTER (IPCNY) - New Prints 2010 -New York, NY
1995-2009 - The Artist closed his studio in NYC and was engaged primarily in miscellaneous 
painting and photography projects, and poetry. After moving to New Mexico from New York 
he re-opened his studio in 2009.

1994 ES VAN DAM - 0-9: New York, NY
1993 BAUMGARTNER GALLERY - Gallery Artists; Washington, DC
1993 DART GALLERY - Solo Show; Chicago, IL
1992 DART GALLERY - Six Painters; Chicago, IL
1992 HIRSHHORN MUSEUM & SCULPTURE GARDEN - Recent Acquisitions; Washington, DC
1991 BAUMGARTNER GALLERY - Solo Show; Washington, DC
1991 SHEA & BORNSTEIN - Paintings and Monotypes; Santa Monica, CA
1991 DART GALLERY - Solo Show; Chicago, IL
1990 KUNST AUF KAMFNAGEL - New York, NY; Hamburg, West Germany
1990 PAULA COOPER GALLERY - "Act Up"; New York NY
1990 KARL BORNSTEIN GALLERY - Solo Show; Santa Monica, CA
1990 BAUMGARTNER GALLERY - 10 Abstract Painters; Washington, DC
1990 MARQUIT FINE ART - Bisbee & McCabe; Boston, MA
1989 ART IN GENERAL - Small Scale Abstraction; New York, NY
1989 DART GALLERY - Painting; Chicago, IL
1989 SHEA & BEKER GALLERY - Solo Show; New York, NY
1988 SHEA & BEKER GALLERY - Works on Paper; New York, NY
1987 TEN ON EIGHT - "2 into 10 on 8"; New York, NY



2010-11 Artist's Residency - THE LAND/an art site, NM
1990 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1988 National Endowment for the Arts / Mid-Atlantic Fellowship
1987 Artist’s Space Project Grant, New York, NY


Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
Nevada Museum of Art Center for Art + Environment
Sydney and Frances Lewis Foundation
Creste Foundation

and private & corporate collections 

David Richard Gallery, LLC
211 East 121st Street, New York, NY 10035 | p (212) 882-1705
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday or by appointment

1570 Pacheco Street, E2, Santa Fe, NM 87505 | p (505) 983-9555 | f (505) 983-1284
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, or by appointment