Michael Smit
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Education:
2005: MFA, Mills College, Oakland (USA)
1997-99: Digital art courses at the CEA, CAI, and SFAI, San Francisco (USA)
1987: BA, Academy of Art Therapy, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)           
1982: BFA, Royal Academy of Art & Design, Den Bosch (The Netherlands)

Public projects:
Transparent pixelStreet View Chairs & Dialogues (2015)
Transparent pixelTerrace Forest Drawings (2012)
Transparent pixelHow have you been an artist today? (2004-10)
Transparent pixelWe the people (of California Ave) (2006-07)
Transparent pixelLocal Colors (2006)
Transparent pixelPCMS (2005)
Transparent pixelRed States; Target; Lens (2004-05)
Transparent pixelCollaborative Sidewalk Drawings (2003-04)
Transparent pixelI/O – a public video art program (2002)
Transparent pixelHomeless Signs (2002)

Exhibitions: (1 = one-man show; 2 = group show)
2019
Transparent pixelHet Aller Allerbelangrijkste!, Eikenburg Expo, De Pannenhoef, Eindhoven (2)
2017
Transparent pixelWeSpace Stations, Peace Innovation Lab, Stanford University, Stanford (1)
2017
Transparent pixelThe Pain Show, USC Hoyt Gallery, Los Angeles (2)
2016
Transparent pixelStart Ups (Growing Seeds) w Carmina Eliason, A Place for Art & Life, Palo Alto (2)
2012
Transparent pixelTerrace Forest Drawings, UC Santa Cruz Campus, Santa Cruz (1)
2010
Transparent pixelHow have you been an artist today?, ML King Square, Palo Alto (1)
2010
Transparent pixelTrees w Kelsey McGilvrey, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland (2)
2008
Transparent pixelThis show needs you, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose (2)
2007
Transparent pixelEindhoven Caucus, van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (2)
Transparent pixelWe the people (of Californa Ave)
, 393 California Ave, Palo Alto (2)
Transparent pixelPixel Dolls, Meat-Space, and Everything All at Once, Seattle Center, Seattle (2)
Transparent pixelSudo Island project room
, Aqua Art 2007, Miami (2)
Transparent pixelHow have you been an artist today?
, Ars Virtua, Second Life virtual world (1)
2006
Transparent pixelFlack Attack On Autonomy, Flack Attack magazine, first issue (2)
Transparent pixelLocal Colors, Keys That Fit Gallery, Oakland (1)
2005
Transparent pixelMills College MFA Show, Mills College Art Museum and campus, Oakland (2)
2004
Transparent pixelPostcards From The Edge
, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York
Transparent pixelPost Postcard, The Lab, San Francisco (2)
Transparent pixelVideo Works
, Mills College, Oakland (2)
2003
Transparent pixelSittings, Mills College Project Space, Oakland, (1)
2002
Transparent pixelBloodshow
, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco (2)
Transparent pixelBunny Weirdness, 23Nine Gallery, San Francisco (2)
Transparent pixelSpring Show, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley (2)
2001
Transparent pixelYlem Anniversary Exhibition, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco (2)
Transparent pixelSpring Show, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley (2)

Awards & Residencies:
Transparent pixelPeace Innovation Lab Artist Residency, Stanford University (2017)
Transparent pixelEindhoven Caucus, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2007)
Transparent pixelJay DeFeo Award, Estate of Jay DeFeo (2005)
Transparent pixelMills College Graduate Research Grant (2005)
Transparent pixelLuna Artist Residency, San Acacio (Colorado) (2002)
Transparent pixelLucas Prize, City of Den Bosch (1982)

 
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