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Michael Azgour

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Birthplace
California

Birth year
1979

Lives in
San Francisco

Works in
San Francisco

Website

Schools
University of California, San Diego, 2001, BA
Academy of Art University, San Francisco

Representing galleries

Tags
arts-education, geometric, patterns, abstract figurative, expressive, abstract, surrealism, mixed-media, exhibition/performance, figurative, modern

Statement

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Christian Hohmann Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA (2012)

Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA (2011)

William Merrill Gallery, Contemplating the Figure, Laguna Beach, CA (2009)

Caldwell Snyder Gallery, Moments of Impermanence, San Francisco, CA (two-person show, 2009)

Hearts in San Francisco, public display at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (2009)

College of Marin, Emeritus Center, Kentfield, CA (2009)

William Merrill Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA (featured artist in group show, 2008)

Sharp Gallery, San Diego, CA (2007)

Lucid Gallery, San Francisco, CA (2007)

Academy of Art University, Essence & Material (M.F.A. Final Show), San Francisco, CA (2006)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Los Angeles Art Show, Represented by Christian Hohmann Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (2012)

Masur Museum of Art, Juried Show: 49th Annual Juried Exhibition, Monroe, LA (2012)

William Merrill Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA (2008, 09, 10, 11, 12)

McNabb Martin Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (2010, 11, 12)

San Francisco Fine Art Fair, Represented by K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA (2011)

Prince Street Gallery, Fourth National Juried Exhibition, New York City, NY (2011)

Christian Hohmann Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA (2010, 11)

J GO Gallery, Park City, UT (2011)

K. Imperial Fine Art, San Francisco, CA (2011)

Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, CA (2011)

Palm Springs Art Museum, Artist Council Fundraiser, Palm Springs, CA (2011)

Farmington Museum, Gateway to Imagination: National Juried Competition, Farmington, NM (2010)

B.J. Spoke Gallery, Expo 27, Huntington, NY (juried show, 2008)
Juror: Marjorie Weinstein, Whitney Museum of American Art

20th Street Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA (multiple group shows, 2006-08)

Artwork SF Gallery, Mixed Messages, San Francisco, CA (juried show, ‘Best in Show’, 2007)

Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Third Annual Painting, Drawing & Printmaking Competition
Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL (juried show, 2007)

111 Minna Gallery, Nondescript, San Francisco, CA (juried show, 2007)

Space Gallery, Brick to Blue, San Francisco, CA (2007)

Issa Gallery, Grand Opening Exhibition, Houma, LA (2007)

A.G. Gallery, Krakow, Poland (2006)

Signatura Gallery, Krakow, Poland (2006)

Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA (various juried shows, 2008-10)

Long Beach Arts Association, Works on Paper, Long Beach, CA (juried show, 2005)

Academy of Art University, Faculty & Alumni Auction, San Francisco, CA (multiple shows, 2007-09)

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA (multiple juried shows, 2004-05)

University of California, San Diego, New Moon Gallery: A Collaborative Exhibition, La Jolla, CA (2001)

 

Gallery Representation

CHRISTIAN HOHMANN FINE ART, Palm Desert, CA

J GO GALLERY, Park City, UT

MCNABB MARTIN CONTEMPORARY ART, San Diego, CA

Public & Private Collections

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

Hearts in San Francisco public artwork, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (2009)

Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Hotel Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Aviation Capital Group, Newport Beach, CA

Artwork is part of over 40 private collections, including:
Joseph Drake, President, Lyon’s Gate Entertainment Corporation

 

Publications

Stanford University Continuing Studies catalogue (article and twenty reproductions), summer 2011

Christian Hohmann Fine Art, Gallery Collection: International Contemporary Fine Art (article and reproductions), 2011

A Journal, Academy of Art University Alumni Journal (article and reproduction), spring 2011

Featured Artist on artistaday.com (article and reproductions), June 3, 2010

San Francisco Weekly, The Art of the Best of San Francisco (reproduction), vol. 29, no 17, p22, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle (reproduction), Feb 8, 2009, pR-35

Local Arts Guide to the Arts, Orange County (reproductions), CA, spring 2008

ARTnews Magazine (reproduction), summer 2007, p219

Louisiana Homes & Gardens Magazine (reproduction), Aug 2007, p157

San Francisco Weekly, ‘Go Ask Clement’ (reproduction), vol. 26, no. 19, p29, 2007

Academy of Art University, Spotlight News (article and reproductions), Apr 2006

 

Honors

Invited to exhibit at Symbiose Art Festival, Breda, The Netherlands (2011)

Selected to be a ‘Heart Artist’ in the Hearts in San Francisco benefit for SF General Hospital (2009)

Awarded the Kenneth Washburn Award for ‘Instructor of the Year’, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA (2009)

Invited to exhibit in the 6th Biennale Internazionale dell’ Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy (2007, 09, 11)

Awarded ‘Best in Show’, Artwork SF Gallery, Mixed Messages, San Francisco, CA (2007)

Education

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, San Francisco, CA (2002-05)
M.F.A. in Fine Arts: Studio Painting

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN DIEGO, La Jolla, CA (1997-2001)
B.A. in Psychology; Minor in Chemistry

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CONTINUING STUDIES, Stanford, CA (2011)

UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, Vancouver, Canada (2000)

 

Teaching

STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Palo Alto, CA
   Lecturer: Architectural Design Program, Principles of Freehand Drawing (2010-present)
   Lecturer: Continuing Studies Program, Expressive Drawing and Introduction to Life Drawing (2011-present)
   Assistant Lecturer: Symbolic Systems Program, Learning Facial Emotions: Art & Psychology, Prof. David Wilkins (2010, 11)

ART INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA, Sunnyvale, CA
   Lecturer: Fundamentals of Observational Drawing; Drawing, Proportion and Perspective; and Typography (2010-present)

COLLEGE OF MARIN, Kentfield, CA
   Lecturer: Community Education, Abstract Painting (2008-present)

Lectures & Critiques

Stanford University, Critique: Design Portfolio Methods, Prof. Amy Larimer, Palo Alto, CA (spring 2010)

Pacific Art League, Lecture: Sculpture of Auguste Rodin, Palo Alto, CA (2009)

Freemont Art Association, Lecture: Collage Techniques, Freemont, CA (2008)

Los Altos Art Club, Lecture: Collage Techniques, Los Altos, CA (2008)

Pacific Art League, Lecture: Collage Techniques, Palo Alto, CA (2008)

 

Judging & Curating

Las Positas College, Judge: 31st Annual Spring Art Festival, Livermore, CA (2009)

Pacific Art League, Judge: In the Garden, Palo Alto, CA (2009)

Bazaar Café, Curator: Monthly Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA (2009)

Pacific Art League, Curator: Student Exhibition, Palo Alto, CA (2009)

Pacific Art League, Judge: In the Garden, Palo Alto, CA (2008)

UC San Diego, Curator: New Moon Gallery: A Collaborative Exhibition, La Jolla, CA (2001)

Recent Exhibits

Michael Azgour participated in these exhibits:

Jul, 2014 Speeding By - New Paintings by Michael Azgour
The Grafton Centre - Represented by Blue Contemporary
 
Nov, 2012 Academy of Art University 17th Annual Faculty + Alumni Fine Art Auction
AAU Galleries at The Cannery
 
Nov, 2012 Academy of Art University 17th Annual Faculty + Alumni Fine Art Auction
AAU Galleries at The Cannery
 
Mar, 2012 Solo Show
Christian Hohmann Fine Art
 
Feb, 2012 Gallery Artists
William Merrill Gallery
 
Oct, 2011 Gallery Artists
William Merrill Gallery
 
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