Michael Swaney

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Biography

Michael Swaney, born 1978 in Kimberley, British Columbia, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. After studying Fine Art Foundations at University of Victoria, Swaney graduated from Vancouver’s Capilano University in 2000 with a degree in Illustration and Design. His recent solo exhibtions include Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Rafael Pérez Hernando, Madrid and Sculptures & Groceries, Krets, Malmö, Hut 1 Paintings 4, Blokker, Madrid. He participated recently in The Dot Project, London, Needles And Pens, San Francisco, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, USA and Allouche Gallery, Versace Versace Versace, Miami.

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Solo Exhibitions

2017

Ongange Lellow, GNYP Gallery, Berlin


2016

Papisho, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus


2015

Physiology of Taste, Rafael Pérez Hernando, Madrid

Sculptures & Groceries, Louis 21 – The Envelope, Palma de Mallorca


2014

Subtropics, Krets, Malmö

Hut 1 Paintings 4, Blokker, Madrid


2013

Sleeping Beauty Painter, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus

You just got blogged, me & the curiousity, Barcelona

:•) , noestudio, Madrid


2012

Efecto Dubuffet, Mulherin + Pllard, New York

Go West, Escala, Valencia


2011

Ding Dong, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Ancient Scrolls, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami


2010

The Corner, Victor Saavedra, Barcelona


2009

Zulu Voodoo Buddha Guru, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona

Safari Arc Performance, Locust Projects, Miami


2008

Butler’s Credit, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto

Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Red Deer, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

Kick the Bucket (w/Humanfive Collective), Galeria Victor Saavedra, Barcelona


2007

Artifacts from Finland, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona Gold in the Net, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver The Gang’s All Here (w/Humanfive Collective), Les Gallery, Vancouver


2006

Onoffonoffonoff (w/Humanfive Collective), Art Film, Calgary


2004

Spirit in the sky takes rest… (w/Humanfive Collective), The Crying Room, Vancouver

X the owl and the land of make believe (w/Humanfive Collective), Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego


2003

Humanfive (w/Humanfive Collective), Compound Gallery, Portland


Group Exhibitions

2018

Live installation/performance with Humanfive, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver

Residents, Bubble Gallery, Vancouver


2017

In Paper We Trust, The Dot Project, London

Three-way Ticket, Needles And Pens, San Francisco


2016

Itch under the Skin, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus


2015

Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York

Crossing the Line, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus

Group Show, Koelsch Gallery, Houston

Creative Expressions, College for Creative Studios, Detroit

Art Herning, Charlotte Hogh Gallery, Herning


2014

Ingràvid group show curated by Me & the Curiosity, Galeria Lola Ventos, Figueres

Swab Art Fair w/me & the curiousity and Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Barcelona

Summertimes, Galeria Yusto/Ginar, Marbela

Salat, 3 Person Show, CCA Andratx, Andratx

Artificilia, Cyan Gallery, Barcelona

Still Life, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus

Just Before Brazil, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Galeria Astarte, Madrid

Lost in Space, Alice Gallery, Brussels


2013

The Hanging (w/ Huskmitnavn), Ruttkowski 68, Cologne

Whole. In Part. Artists’ Publications from the MACBA Collections, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm

Living Video, Demolden, Santander

Wintershow, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus


2012

Art Copenhagan w/ Alice Gallery and Charlotte Fogh Gallery

Paperworld, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus

Domesticated Souls, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Plaque Lyte, ADA Gallery, Richmond

Esto no es graffiti, Cicus, Sevilla

Fun, Riihimaki Art Museum, Riihimaki


2011

Pulse Miami w/ Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami

BYOB Barcelona, Fundacio Met.room

Funky Pretty, Gallery Steinslanfd Berliner, Stockholm

Art Brussels w/ Alice Gallery, Brussels


2010

pintura? cuatro respuestas, Adhoc Galeria, Vigo

Relationships, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen

Guasch Coranty Painting Prize Exhibition, Centre d’Art Tercla Sala, Barcelona

Draw, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico, Mexico City

Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco

To the road less travelled…, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen


2009

The Pop of Colors, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles

Hello My Name Is, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Los Angeles


2008

SCOPE Miami w/ Iguapop Gallery, Miami

Landscape Portrait Pattern, Hallway Projects, San Francisco

Out of STH, Awangarda BWA, Wronclaw

White Noise Drawn Together, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

How Clouds Dream, Deluge Contemporary, Victoria

Art Chicago & Art Cologne w/ Galeria Altxerri

SCOPE New York w/ Iguapop Gallery, New York

White Noise, Space 1026, Philadelphia


2007

SCOPE Miami w/ Iguapop Gallery, Miami

Slump, Galeria Altxerri, San Sebastian

Swab Art Fair w/ Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona


2005

Humble Beginnings, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver


2002

Dollhouse, The Crying Room, Vancouver

It’s A Small World, Gallerie le Deco, Tokyo & Sis Boom Bah, Toronto

Suggestive Line, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver

Connect 4, ModArt, San Diego