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Night Garden, 2016 Oil on Panel 30 X 30
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Distant Anthem, 2015 Oil on Panel 18x18
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Milkweed, 2015 Oil on Panel 30 X 30
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Waiting in the RAin, 2016 Oil on Panel 30" X30"
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The Acid Sea, 2015 Oil on Panel 18 X 18
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Aurora Changes Everything, 2015 Oil on Panel
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Conjuring Homer 5am, november 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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As Long As You Want, 2012 Oil on Panel 24 X 24
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Requiem #6, May 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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Requiem #2, May 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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Requiem#1, May 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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Requiem #3, May 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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Requiem #4, may 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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requiem #5, May 2010 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2010
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Submerged, january 2011 Oil on Panel 48" X 48" © 2011
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Bridge , 2012 Oil on Paper 10 X 10
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
willamantic, conn
Birth year
1958
Lives in
Maine
Works in
Maine
Schools
Maine College of Art, 2010, MFA
Oberlin College, 1980, BA
Tags
loss, modern, shipwreck, SEACOAST, Homer, Odyssey, Heraclites, eros, Maine, rope, Water, sublime, bridges, graphite, kundalini, energy systems, Chaos Theory, video-art, landscape, abstract, conceptual
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MICHEL DROGE

 61 PLEASANT STREET 201D                   PORTLAND, MAINE 04101                                          617-733-1208 617-733-1208               MICHELDROGE@GMAIL.COM

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EDUCATION
MFA MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Portland, Maine, Painting + Printmaking
BA OBERLIN COLLEGE, Oberlin, Ohio  Fine Arts, Psychology
COOPER UNION  Graphic Design Program
 

SOLO  EXHIBITIONS
2016 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE Farmington , Me (Forthcoming)
2015 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland, Me Tiny Catastrophes
2014 SACARRAPPA ARTISTS COLLECTIVE Westbrook,Me  Chaos

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016  GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY Fairfax, VA  Al Mutanabi Street Starts Here 
2016 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY  title forthcoming
2015 CURRY COLLEGE GALERY Milton, Ma Absence & Presence
2015 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY Portland , Me Summer Salon
2015 GOULD ACADEMY Bethel , Me Michel Droge/Michael Shaunessey
2014 JUNE FITZPATRICK GALLERY September Salon Portland, Me
2014 SACARRAPPA ARTISTS COLLECTIVE  Michel Droge
2014 LEWIS GALLERY Seasmoke Portland , Me
2014 PROVINCETOWN CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION Appearances
2014 LC BATES MUSEUM Maine Nights: Clear Skies
2013 ARTPLAZ Czech Republic Minsk, Belarus
2013 ROSE CONTEMPORARY FINE Art Gallery Portland,Me Faculty Exhibition
2012 L.C.BATES MUSEUM Hinkley, Maine Humanity in Nature
2012 SPACE GALLERY Portland, Maine Portes
2012 MYTILENE PUBLIC THEATER Mytilene,Greece Portes
2012 ZHOU B. GALLERY Chicago, Illinois Wet Paint
2011 L.C.BATES MUSEUM Hinckley, Maine Drawing from the Collection
2011 CUE ART FOUNDATION NY,NY Joan Mitchell Award Recipients Exhibition
2011 AUCOCISCO GALLERY Portland ME Audition
2011 LEWIS GALLERY Portland Public Library Portland , ME Visual Poetry
2011 HARLOW GALLERY Hallowell, ME Michel Droge and Rob Lacht
2010 ICA MAINE COLLEGE OF ART Portland, ME MFA Thesis Exhibition
2010 BOSTON UNIVERSITY- Boston, MA Boston Young Contemporaries
2008 THE INK SHOP Printmaker Members Exhibition Ithaca, NY
2007 SMITHY-PIONEER GALLERY Cooperstown, NY
2007 MAD ART GALLERY Hamilton, NY Group Invitational
2006 THE NINTH STREET GALLERY Washington, DC Group Juried exhibition
1996-2000 STATE OF THE ART GALLERY Ithaca, NY Annual

GRANTS/AWARDS
2011 Maine Arts Commission Grant
2010 Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant
2009 Albert K. Murray Grant Fine Arts Scholarship
2009 Maine College of Art Scholarly Merit Award
2010 Maine College of Art Scholarly Merit Award
2010 Dean’s Scholarship Maine College of Art
 

RESIDENCIES/AFFILIATIONS/PANELS/ARTISTS TALKS

2016 VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS Visiting Artist   January '16 Residency
2015 PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART Panelist: Communicating Climate Change 

2015 WHITEHEAD ISLAND  SUMMER RESIDENCY , Nova Scotia CA
2014, 2015 SOUTHERN GRAPHICS COUNCIL International Member
2013,2014 CONSTANCE SALTONSTALL FOUNDATION -winter residency
2013 VERMONT STUDIO CENTER FELLOWSHIP
2004-2014 THE INK SHOP PRINTMAKING STUDIO
2011 BAI ST MARIE SUMMER RESIDENCY NOVA SCOTIA CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
• Michel Droge Show Invites You to Feel forYourself -The Portland Press Herald               Kany, Daniel 4/12/2015
• It All Adds Up: Michel Droge’s Tiny Catastrophes Matter-The Portland Phoenix
   Konau, Britta 4 /15/2015
• Sea Smoke at the Portland Public Library-The Portland Press Herald
   Kany, Dan 5/25/2014
• Romantics Run Happily Amok-The Portland Press Herald At L.C.Bates
   Kany, Dan 7/8/2012
The Work of Jon Lee, Cobi Moules ,Eric Kniss,Ashley Shellhaus and MichelDrogeCatalogue for the Cue Art Foundation Exhibition of the Joan Mitchell
   2010 MFA Grant Recipients  by Shaw, Cameron 6/1/2011
• Thesis Defense-The Boston Phoenix  Schroeder, Nicholas 5/26/ 2010
• A Cornucopia of Local Art -The Portland Phoenix Review :Schroeder, Nicholas 3/23/2011