1967 Born in Cambridge, MA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
MFA Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
MA New York University, New York, NY
BA University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Boom, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Offenses Against One’s Self, Schroeder Romero at Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
Decline and Fall, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
The More I See of Men, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
Lead Me Astray, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
A Very Anxious Feeling, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
Paper Jam: Exploring Visual Strategies for Social Concern, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Larry Walczak)
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK
Larry Collins and Michael Waugh, TB Projects, Provincetown, MA
Wonder World, The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
11th National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR (curated by Charlotta Kotik)
Idée Fixe: Drawings of an Obsessive Nature, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
RENDERED: A STARK UNREAL, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (curated by Barry Rosenberg)
Bestiary, The Wassiac Project, Wassaic, NY
10th Havana Biennial: Chelsea Visits Havana, Havana, Cuba.
Engagierte New Yorker Kunst in PRENNNG: The Next Step to Your Future, Villa Feuerlöscher, Prenning, Austria (curated by Hannes Priesch)
Superfine, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Survive, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX (curated by Janet Phelps)
Note to Self, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
Timeless, Morris Museum, Morris, NJ
More Than Words, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
TEXT/URAL, OKOK Gallery, Seattle, WA
From Brooklyn With Love, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY.
Caucus, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
The Story Goes, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
Nightly News, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Kathy Goncharov)
Text Formed Drawing, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (curated by Barry Rosenberg)
The Line of Beauty, Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, New York, NY
Evan Schwartz, Michael Waugh, Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
R3: Reading ‘Ritin ‘Rithmetic, 30 Years Later, Castle Gallery at The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY (curated by Susan Canning)
Face Off, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY
T5: Airport Gift Shop (installation conceived by Tobias Wong), Terminal Five JFK International Airport, New York, NY
Exhibition Anthologie der Kunst, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Decade, Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Made in Brooklyn, selection one, Wythe Studio, New York, NY (curated by Phong Bui)
Mimic, GAle GAtes, et. al., New York, NY (curated by Robert Boyd)
Release (performance), The Austin International Poetry Festival, Austin, TX
A Decade of Alumni: Invitational, NYU Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY
Benefit 2000, Momenta Art, New York, NY
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
The Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX
Josephine Mercy Heathcote Fellow, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
New York City Percent for Art, Brooklyn, NY
USA Projects, Project Grant
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Award
The Robert Sterling Clark Visual Arts Space Award
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Printmaking, Drawing and Book Arts Category
Joan Mitchell Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Residency
Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Visiting Artist, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
Guest Panelist, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Guest Lecture, School of Visual Art, New York, NY
Adjunct Faculty, The New School, New York, NY
Guest Lecture, Columbia University, New York,
Guest Lecture, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Guest Lecture, Pratt University School of Architecture, Brooklyn, NY
Adjunct Faculty, New York University, New York, NY
Shaw, Michael and Jody Zellen. “Continued and Recommended.” ArtScene, October 2015.
Kley, Elisabeth. “Michael Waugh.” Art News, May 2013.
Newell Peacock, Leslie. “Invitational Returns.” Arkansas Times, March 7, 2013.
Hurst, Howard. “Mike Waugh: Artist to Watch.” The Art Economist, v.1 #7.
Devine, John. “Solution: DiverseWorks (Houston).” Art Lies, September, 2009.
Mueler, Kurt. “Solution (Houston).” Art Papers. May/June, 2009.
Drawings Portray Real World, Inner Visions. Daily Record (NJ), November 30, 2008.
Holland Cotter. “Michael Waugh: ‘Lead Me Astray.’” The New York Times, March 16, 2007.
“Text Formed Drawing at Contemporary Art Galleries.” Artdaily.com, November 28, 2006.
Reid, Calvin. “Michael Waugh at Schroeder Romero.” Art in America, June/July, 2005.
Cotter, Holland. “Evan Schwartz, Michael Waugh.” The New York Times, January 21, 2005.
Keane, Pepper. “Williamsburg Gallery Crawl.” freewilliamsburg.com, January 13, 2005.
Cotter, Holland. “Face Off.” The New York Times, November 26, 2004.
Markus, David. “Facing Off with the New World Order.” NYArtsmagazine.com, November 3, 2004.
“Doughboy.” The Jochen Gerz Anthology of Art.
“Around Town: Decade.” The New Yorker, May 12, 2003.