Mike Glier


MA, Hunter College, New York, 1979.
Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program, New York, 1977.
BA, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1976.
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, Summer,1975.

Selected Fellowships and Awards

2011 Fellow, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
2005  New England Museum Association, first place in book category for Travel Light.
2004 Americans for the Arts, Public Art Network, Year in Review selection.
2004 Fellow, Liguria Study Center for the Arts and Humanities, Bogliosco, Italy.
1996 Fellow, Painting, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
1989 Recipient, Awards in the Visual Arts 9, New England Region
1981 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Drawing

Permanent Installations

City of Leipzig, Germany, Memorial for Goerdeler, 1999. In collaboration with Jenny Holzer
City of Cambridge, MA, Town Green, 2004
Berkshire Development Corporation in collaboation with Mass Moca, North Adams, MA, Travel Light, 2004.
United States of America Embassy, Quito, Ecuador. 2007. Site specific installation of paintings.

Solo Exhibitions

“Training for Leisure: A Public Display of Collapsed Desire Designed for the Next World’s Fair,” The Kitchen, New York. Installation.
“White Male Power,” Annina Nosei Gallery, New York.
American Graffiti Gallery, Amsterdam.
“New Wall Drawings from the Exploding Refrigerator Series with Bugs,” N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago.
American Graffiti Gallery, Amsterdam.
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago.
“Calling Women”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery.
“Hair’s Breadth–New Wall Drawings by Mike Glier,” La Jolla Museum of
Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, January-March, 1984.
“Witness” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY.
“Wall Drawing,” Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, Summer-Fall 1986.
“South Africa Drawings,” Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, April-May 1986.
“Projects: Mike Glier,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 9-June 19, Installation. Brochure.
“Wallworks: Mike Glier,” Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, September 13-December 29, 1987. Brochure.
“Mike Glier: Ten Years,” Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York, September 16-October 28. Artist Book, Satisfaction, published in collaboration with San Jose Museum of Art.
“Satisfaction”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, June 3-30, 1989.
“Mike Glier,” Two First Union Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, January 20- March 31, 1989 (sponsored by Spirit Square Center for the Arts). Installation.
“Mike Glier: Recent Drawings,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, April 8-June 4, 1989. Artist book, Satisfaction, published in collaboration with Hallwalls, Buffalo.
“Green:Wall Drawings by Mike Glier,” Wave Hill, Bronx, New York, May 16- December 31,1989. Brochure.
“Nature Studies,” Lake George Arts Project, Courthouse Gallery, Lake George, New York, June 29-September 1.
“Alphabet of Lili”, The Drawing Center, New York, April 10-May 16. Catalog. Travels to:
Santa Monica Museum of Art, California
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks
University Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus
Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
“Drawn to Scale,” (with Cynthia Carlson and Randy Twaddle), Addison Gallery, Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 5-December 16, 1990, Catalog.
“Mike Glier,” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 7-September 27.
“Garden Court,” Josh Baer Gallery, New York, January-February
“Garden Court”, Tyler Galleries, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa. November- December, 1995. Catalog. Travels to:
Cincinnati Contemporary Art Center, May 1 to June 30, 1996.
Williams College Museum of Art, September – December, 1996.
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, April 13 – June 22, 1997. Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio Sept., 1997.
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND, Nov. 1997.
“The Alphabet of Lili”, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, February 4 – April 28.
“Garden Court”, PPOW Gallery, New York.
“The Alphabet of Lili”, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon, Illinois. March-June.
“Satisfaction Drawings”, Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, VT. May – June.
“Full Moon on the Hoosick”, Wall Drawing at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, May 2000 to January 2001.
“1 Long Sentence of 42 Drawings and Clubs beginning with Wink Martindale and Ending with Clement Greenberg”. Hollins University, Roanoke VA.
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Backyard
Cambridge Arts Council Gallery, Cambridge, MA, Backyard
Williams Club, New York, Installation
“Along a Long Line”, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe and New York. The book, Along a Long Line, published by Hard Press in tandem with the exhibition.
“Along a Long Line”, Williams College Museum of Art. October to February 2010.
“Berkshires”, Williams Club, NY NY, November to January 2010.
“Antipodes: Botswana and Hawaii”. Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Selected Group Exhibitions

“New Work from New York”, Lisson Gallery, London.
Times Square Show, New York.
“Consumerism,” Group Material, New York.
Lisson Gallery, London, Summer 1981.
“Represent Representation Representative,” Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York.
“The Two Suitcase Show — An Exhibition of Great Economy,” (organized with Collaborative Projects, Inc.), And/Or, Seattle.
“New York in Black and White,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
“A Few Good Men,” Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Oregon.
“Wallworks,” Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
“Urban Kisses,” Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
“The Ronald Reagan Show,” P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York.
“Face It: 10 Contemporary Artists,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati. Traveling. Catalogue.
“1983 Biennial,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Catalog.
“Artist/Critic,” White Columns, New York.
“Back to the USA,” Kunstmuseum Lucerne. Traveling. Catalog.
“Art and Social Change, USA,” Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio. Catalog.
“On the Revolutionary Power of Women’s Laughter,” Protetch-McNeil Gallery, New York. Catalog.
“Putting on the Ritz,” Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
“BAM — Next Wave,” Sperone Westwater, New York (collaborations for 1984 BAM Next Wave” series).
“Contemporary Triptychs,” Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College Center,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
“Drawings: After Photography,” Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. Traveling.
“Sydney Biennale,” Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Catalog.
“Painting and Sculpture Today 1984,” Indianapolis Museum, Indiana. Catalog.
“Idees,” Galerie Tanja Grunert, Stuttgart. Catalog.
“Visions of Childhood: A Contemporary Iconography,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Downtown Branch. Catalogue.
“Disarming Images: Art for Nuclear Disarmament,” Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati. Traveling.
“American Neo-Expressionists,” The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Catalog.
“50/50 Artists Call,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York.
“Time Line,” P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York.
“Ansatzpunkte Kritischer Kunst Heute,” Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany.
“Art as Social Conscience,” Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
“The Public Art Show,” Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Traveling. Catalog.
“Ecrans Politiques,” Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, November 1985- January 1986.
“Black and White,” Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art.
Large Drawings,” Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida. Traveling. Catalog.
“Investigations,” Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, June-July 1986. Catalog.
“Walls,” Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, with October- November. 1986.
“Drawn Out,” Spectrum Series, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
“Drawings,” Knight Gallery, Spirit Square Art Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
“Wallworks,” John Weber Gallery, New York.
“MASS,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Catalog.
“Resistance (Anti-Baudrillard),” White Columns, New York, February 6-28, 1987 (curated by Group Material).
“The Other Man: Alternative Representations of Masculinity,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, May 8-July 12, 1987. Brochure.
“Drawings from the Eighties: The Chatsworth Collaboration,” Carnegie-Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, September 13-November 8, 1987.
“The Constitution,” Temple University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October-November 1987. (Collaboration with Group Material).
“Committed to Print,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 31-April 19. Catalog.
“Democracy” collaboration with Group Material at DIA Art Foundation. New York.
“Nocturnal Visions in Contemporary Painting,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, April 12-June 14, 1989.
“Suburban Home Life: Tracking the American Dream,” Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, May 2-June 28, 1989. Catalog.
“The Center Show,” The Center, New York, June 1-December 1, 1989.
“Wave Hill,” The Bronx, New York, October 8-December 3, 1989
“A Decade of Pop,” LaForet Museum, Tokyo, Japan, May 1-June 30, 1989.
“Politics”, Group Material at DIA Art Foundation, New York, September 1- October 31, 1989.
“Awards in the Visual Arts 9,” Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Catalogue. August 4-October 7, 1990.
Traveled to New Orleans Museum of Art; Arthur M.Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; BMW Gallery, New York.
“Word as Image–American Art 1960-1990,” Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Catalogue, June 15-August 26, 1990. Traveled to Oklahoma City Arts Museum and Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston.
“Graphicstudio: Contemporary Art from the Collaborative Workshop at the Universtiy of South Florida”, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
“After the Apocalypse: A Different Humanism,” South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, August 24-October 3.
“Portraits”. Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
“c. 1980”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
“Paintings,” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago.
“Gardens,” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston.
“Alternatives: 20 years of Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center 1975-1995”, Burchfield – Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY April 8 – June 17, 1995. Catalog.
“Beyond the Male Pale”, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, Feb.4 – April 28.
“Cultural Economies”, The Drawing Center, NY, NY, Feb.- April. Catalog.
“Watercolor”, PPOW Gallery, NYC, June.
“After Eden: Garden Varieties in Contemporary Art”, Middlebury College Museum of Art, March 14 – May 31.
“The Flower Show”, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland. November 1999 to January, 2000. Travels to:
Nottingham Castle Museum, Nottingham, England, March- April 2000
Pump House Gallery, Chelsea, London, May – June 2000 (during Chelsea Flower Show).
Aberystwyth Art Centre, Wales, June- July 2000.
Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, Blooming: A Summer Garden for the Pickin
“Black & White”, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, NY,
“The Place of Things”, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA. Fall
“Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape”, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Catalog. MIT Press
“Case Sensitive”, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, with Zohar Lazar and Katharine Bradford, July 2-25, 2009.
“Champagne and Baloney”, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York.
That is Then This is Now CUE Foundation, NY NY,  Curated by Robert Storr and Irving Sandler. September 9 – October 30, Catalog.
GP Modern: Artists Perspectives, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe. October 15-November 13.
Perceiving Place,  Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, NYSCC at Alfred University, October 22-December 1.
Face to Face, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. March-April.
Art, Access & Decay: New York 1975 – 1985, Subliminal Projects, Los Angles, CA. April
Double Vision, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Shared Sensibilities: The Art of Sol Lewitt and His Friends, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT.
Collaborative Projects, Printed Matter, Inc. NY, NY

Visiting Artist / Lecturer, partial list

Alfred University
Art Institute of Chicago
Bluecoat Gallery Liverpool, England
Bennington College
Cincinnati Art Academy
Contemporary Arts Society, Adelaide, Australia
Cooper Union, New York
Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC
Drawing Center, New York
Graphic Studio, University of Southern Florida, Tampa
Kalamazoo Art Center
Kansas City Art Institute
Knight Gallery, Charlotte, NC
La Jolla Museum of Art
Launceston School of Art, Launceston, Tasmania
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
New York University, NY
New York Academy of Figurative Art
New York Studio School
Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach ,FL
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Portland Center for the Visual Arts
Princeton University
Rhode Island School of Design
Royal College of Art, London
Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
San Jose Museum of Art
Santa Monica Museum of Art
Sara Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Akron
Vermont College
Vermont Studio Center
Washington Project for the Arts
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Whitney Museum of American Art

Curatorial and Design

“Show”, 515 Broadway. Co-curated with Jenny Holzer and Gail Vachon. 1980.
“Vigilance: Strategies for Social Concern,” Franklin Furnace, New York (a book
exhibition). Co-curated with Lucy Lippard. 1980.
“The Two Suitcase Show: An exhibition of Great Economy.” An exhibition of the work of members of Collaborative Projects Inc. And/Or Gallery, Portland, Oregon. 1981.
Collaborative Projects Mail Order Catalog. Editor and designer. 1982.
Designer for Printed Matter Inc. mail order artist book catalogs, 1980-84.
Illustrations published in New York Times Magazine, Sept. 1, 1985, February 15, 1985 (cover).
“Drawings from the Permanent Collection”, Addison Gallery, Philips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, October 5-December 16, 1990, In conjunction with the exhibition, “Drawn to Scale”, curated by Jock Reynolds.
“Natural Wonders”, Co-curated with Rod Faulds and Karen McCoy, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, 1990.
“I Love My Time: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection”, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, 1995
“Who Are These People, What Are They Doing and Why Are They Here?”, Williams College Museum of Art, Williams College, MA. 1997.
“Regional Issues: Painting”, NOBIAS, North Bennington, VT. 1998
Juror, “1999 Hudson Mohawk Regional Exhibition”. Albany Institute of History and Art.
“Purple Pop, H. Lee Hirsche”, Williams College Museum or Art, Williamstown, MA, 2002.

Selected Public and Corporate Collections

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
Goldman Sachs
Johnson and Johnson
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
LeWitt Collection, Chester, CN
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
Merrill Lynch
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
U.S. Trust Company of New York
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CN
Williams College Museum of Art