Painting, Mixed Media and Found Object
Michael Zelehoski was born in Concord, Massachusetts in 1979 and grew up in the Berkshire Hills. He attended Simon’s Rock College of Bard and completed his BA in Fine Art from the Universidad Finis Terrae, in Santiago, Chile. During this time, he apprenticed with the late Chilean sculptor Felix Maruenda.
Zelehoski has exhibited nationally and internationally including recent solo and group shows at The Berkshire Museum, Christina Ray in New York, Kesting/Ray New York, DODGE Gallery New York, Pulse Art Fair (Miami), Jen Beckman Gallery New York. He has been the recipient of various grants and awards, including a recent Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship and ArtSlant’s Golden Frame Award.
He divides his time between Beacon, NY and Los Angeles, CA.
Michael Zelehoski, Intersecting Planes, 2012, assemblage with found shelves, 38 x 27”; Courtesy of the artist.
Michael Zelehoski, National Gridlock, 2012, assemblage with found barricades, 63 x 68”; Courtesy of Dodge Gallery.
Michael Zelehoski, Crate, 2011, assemblage with found crate, 63 x 96”; Courtesy of Dodge Gallery.
(Image at top: Michael Zelehoski, Do Not Cross, 2010, mixed media assemblage with deconstructed barricades, 58 x 86"; Courtesy of the artist & Christina Ray.)