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b. 1974, USA

Mike Cloud Biography

Mike Cloud is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He earned his M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art and his B.F.A. from the University of Illinois-Chicago. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at P.S.1, NY; the Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Slovak Republic; Honor Fraser Gallery, CA; Thomas Erben Gallery, NY; Good Children Gallery, LA; Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY; White Columns, NY; Max Protetch, NY; Apexart, NYC. Cloud has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Review and featured in the publication Painting Abstraction by Bob Nickas, published by Phaidon Press. His awards include the inaugural Chiaro Award from the Headlands Center for the Arts, the Barry Schactman Prize in Painting from the Yale University School of Art as well as the Grace Holt Memorial Award in African American Issues from the University of Illinois, Chicago. His work is held in private and public collections including the The Bronx Museum, Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cloud has lectured extensively on his work and contemporary theoretical art issues at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Yale University, Cooper Union, Bard College, Kansas City Art Institute and the University of New Orleans. He is currently an assistant professor at Brooklyn College/ CUNY in New York.

Mike Cloud Featured Artworks

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Dick Cheney Paper Quilt by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Mike CloudDick Cheney Paper Quilt, 2010Altered photography book, Color-Aid paper and acrylic paint (double-sided)
60 x 67 inches
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North Star by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Mike CloudNorth Star, 2014Oil on paper
24 x 18 inches
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Untitled by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Mike CloudUntitled, 2014Oil on paper
24 x 18 inches
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Untitled by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Mike CloudUntitled, 2013Oil on paper
24 x 18 inches
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Flattery by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Mike CloudFlattery, 2013Oil on paper
24 x 18 cm
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Paper Elysium by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting
Mike CloudPaper Elysium, 2014Oil on canvas
85 x 51 inches
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Ames 2017 by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, mixed media
Mike CloudAmes 2017, 2019Oil on canvas with mixed media
26 x 96 inches
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Khan 2013 by Mike Cloud contemporary artwork painting, mixed media
Mike CloudKhan 2013, 2019Oil on canvas with mixed media
42 x 19 inches
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Mike Cloud Recent Exhibitions

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