Born in Argentina, 1965, lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Artists’ Resource for Completion Grant, Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles, 2010
APF Production Grant, Art Production Fund, 2001
Documentary Photography Program, International Center of Photography, 1994
Rhode Island School of Design Industrial Design Faculty Award, 1988
BFA ID, Rhode Island School of Design, 1988
Polaroids, James Danziger Gallery, New York
Between You and I a Silence, Silverman Gallery at NADA Hudson, NY
10 Years in LA. EGHQ (Emma Gray HQ), Los Angeles, CA
After Hours, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Landmind, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Fotografias, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
I Killed My Father, I Ate Human Flesh, I Quiver With Joy: An Obsession with Pier Paolo Pasolini, curated by INVISIBLE-EXPORTS, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
Network, Decenter Armory, organized by Andrianna Campbell, digital exhibition
Collector’s Choice, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
Bloodyminded, curated by INVISIBLE EXPORTS, THE WYE, Berlin
Fuel For the Fite, organized by Dawn Kasper in collaboration with Jay Sanders and David Zwirner
Mixed Messages, La MaMa La Galleria, NY
LIVING LIVE, The LGBT Center, NY
I Am Your Biggest Fan, La Centrale Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal, Canada
From one side to other, I’ve dreamed that too, 323 Projects, Los Angeles
A Feast of Fools, Second Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
His and Hers: Benjamin Frderickson and Lucas Michael, Our House, 334 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
HELL, NO!, curated by David Fierman and RJ Supa, Convent of Saint Cecilia, Brooklyn, NY
Performance Art at The Satrlite Lounge, curated by David Fierman, New York.
Q&A and No, u didn’t, performances at GUTTED, curated by Dino Dinco, LACE.
Stars!, curated by David Fierman and Amie Scally, Salon 94 Freemans, New York.
You Make Me Laugh!, organized by Byoungok Koh and Young Chung, S1F Gallery, Los Angeles. I Like Winners: Sports and Selfhood, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno.
AGH International Film Festival, Art gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
“California Video”: I’ll Be Your Mirror: Works About Celebrity, video screening curated by Steve Seid, Getty Center, Los Angeles.
No, u didn’t, performance, Outpost for Contempporary Arts, Los Angeles.
Bitches Rule: cycle 2, Los Angeles.
Read Me! Text In Art, curated by Malik Gaines, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
No, u didn’t, performance at Off Screen, curated by Darin Klein, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
onlyConnect, curated by Laura Donaldson, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, MA.
The Rainbow Goblins, curated by Darin Klein, The Advocate & Gochis Galleries, Los Angeles
LEGALLY!, organized by Christopher Michlig, Hyperion Tavern, Los Angeles.
Gender Bender, Festival Internazionale – 40 Edizione, co-directed by Danielle del Pozzo & Walter Rovere, Bologna, Italy.
Fame as Form, CCA, San Francisco.
Technologized Bodies/Embodied Technologies, co-curated by Legier Biederman & Dave Burns, Art Interactive, Cambridge, MA.
Technologized Bodies/Embodied Technologies, Silver Lake Independent Film Festival, Los Angeles
Voiceovers and Guest Stars, LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibits.
Salon 94, Frieze Art Fair, London.
riffRAG Presents an Evening of Queer Music Videos at Le Petit Versailles, New York
undeliverable address: 53 questions that will not be answered by the White House, curated by Taisha Paggett & Ashley Hunt, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles.
prog:ME, Digital Media Festival at the Instituto Telemar, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9 Artists/17 Videos, Inaugural program for the Silverlake Film Festival, Los Angeles.
Come Together, enView, Long Beach.
FILMS/STILLS, New Langton Arts, San Francisco.
Into Thin Air, curated by Darin Klein, ONE Institute, Los Angeles.
LAUNCH, Paxico Gallery, Los Angeles.
Irrational Exhibits 3, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles. MIX17-Bonn, Germany.
Lost + Found (in Los Angeles), Los Angeles.
A Bazaar of Dangerous and Smiling Chances, Urban Egyptian Gallery, Los Angeles. MIX NYC, New York.
MIX Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France.
Open Ticket, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, CA.
Lost + Found 5.2, Theatrum Anatomicum, de Waag, Amsterdam.
24/7, Standard Hotel Video Projection Series, curated by Art Production Fund, Los Angeles. 2.2.02, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam.
Casino 2001,1st Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Gent, Belgium.
Light as a feather, stiff as a board, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.
24/7, Standard Hotel Video Projection Series, curated by Yvonne Force Villareal, Los Angeles.
222, curated by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Apexart, New York. 2000. Unconscious Documentaries, curated by Paul Ha. Von Lintel & Nusser, New York.
Photographs of The Anita Pallemberg Story: by Laura Cottingham and Leslie Singer, Postmasters, New York. (Also at Galerie Nacst Saint Stephane, Vienna)
Psycho, curated by Danny Moynihan. Anne Faggionato, London, UK.
Muestra Colectiva, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires Argentina.
destination/place. The Schoolhouse Center, Provincetown, MA. 1999
Lucas Michael and Jessica Craig-Martin. Boesky-Callery, New York. 1997.
What I Did on My Summer Vacatio,. White Columns, New York. 1996
Sugar Mountain, White Columns, New York. 1996.
International Center of Photography, SOHO Gallery, New York, 1994
Bibliogrpahy and Publications
Walsh, Brian, “Susan Derges and Lucas Michaels Open New Photography Shows at Danziger Gallery,” Architechtural Digest, September 11, 2013
Afterhours, Artforum, September Issue, 2010
Afterhours, Artofurm online review, 2010
Stars! Art listings review, The New Yorker, August 24, 2009, p.11.
Journal of Aesthetics and Protest Issue 5, June 2007, Los Angeles p.110-111.
Lucas Michael, Gender Bender, Festival Internazionale – 40 Edizione, Bologna, Italy, 2006. Catalogue. Text by Walter Rovere. p.42-43.
9 ARTISTS/17 VIDEOS, Darin Klein, prog: ME exhibition Catalogue, p.49-50, 163. harvest celebration, Analogue Press Portfolio #3: Fall 2005.
EXES EDITIONS: Relationships I’ve been in usually ended with a break up, 2004
Landscapes, by Lucas Michael, Angry Dog Midget Editions #12, Colorado Springs, 2003 “Gestes” Printemps de Septembre 2003, Catalogue. P. 87.
The Impossibilities of Standing Still, Open Ticket exhibition Catalogue, Eric Estuar Reyes, 2003.
Casino 2001: Ghent, Dominic Eichler, Frieze, January/February, 2002, p. 97-98
Casino 2001: kisses from ghent, Maria Barnas, Tema Celeste, January / February 2002, p.104.
Casino 2001, 1st Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, Gent, Belgium. Catalogue. Text by Saul Anton & Andrea Scott, p. 76 ú 77, 236.
Casino 2001, 1este Quadriennale Voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent. Kunst Nu, Sep. ú Oct. 2001, p. 9.
Dog Day Afternoon, Apexart “222” exhibition catalogue, by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, June 2000.
Landmind catalogue, by Hugo Petruchansky, June 2000.
Unconscious Documentaries. Art listings review, The New Yorker, July 24, 2000, p.16.
Rivers Grow Small: Some notes on Destination & Place, by Jim Cory. Exhibition catalogue, October 1999.
Lucas Michael Fotografías, by Victoria Noorthoorn. Exhibition accompanying text, October 1998.
Jessica Craig-Martin and Lucas Michael, by Julie Caniglia. Artforum, review, November 1997, p.115.