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Michael Reafsnyder


Michael Reafsnyder was born in Orange, CA.  in 1969. He earned his B. A.from Chapman 
University in 1992, and an M.F.A. from Art Center College of Designin 1996.His numerous 
solo exhibitions include such venues as R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California,
Western Project,
Culver City, CA; Blum and Poe, SantaMonica, CA;Galeria Marta Cervera,
Madrid, Spain; Uplands Gallery, Melbourne,Australia; and W. C. C. A. in Singapore, In 2005, he was the subject of a solo exhibition of his paintings from 2002 - 2005 at
the Las Vegas Art Museum curated by Libby Lumpkin. His work is in numerous public and private collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,Museum of Contemporary
Art-San Diego,Laguna Art Museum, and the Portland Art Museum. Michael Reafsnyder lives and works in Southern California.
Michael Reafsnyder is represented by: R.B. Stevenson Gallery in La Jolla, California USA
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2013 We Ate the House, Ameringer/ McEnery/ Yohe, New York, New York
2012 Gleam, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California
2011 Ameringer/ McEnery/ Yohe, Feast, New York, New York
  Marty Walker Gallery, Delight, Dallas, Texas
2010 Western Project, Put it There, Culver City, California
  Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Sweetness, Columbus, Ohio
2009 Undone, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California
Western Project, Culver City, California
2007 Aqua La La , Western Project, Culver City, California
Fresh , W.C.C.A., Singapore
Whirl, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California
2005 More: Paintings and Sculpture from 2002-2005, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas NV.
Curated by: Libby Lumpkin
2004 Yum-Yum , Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2003 Paintings , Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2002 Paintings , Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain
Paintings, Fine silver, San Antonio, Texas
2001 Paintings , Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Present / Future , Artissima, Turin Italy
1999 Paintings , Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Monotypes / Paintings , Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York NY
1997 Paintings , Blum and Poe, Santa Monica, California
1996 Paintings , Art Center Collage of Design, Pasadena, California
Selected Group Exhibitions:       
2013 THICK, a group show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2012 Into the Light, Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
2011 Acme, Los Angeles Ceramic Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Ameringer/McEnery/Yohe, Summer Selections, New York, NY
2010 "JUST ENOUGH", a group show, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California USA.
2009 WELL-TEMPERED A Group Show , R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California
Electric Mud , Blaffer Gallery, Curated by David Pagel, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
2008 Like Life like , Sweeney Art Gallery, Curated by Brad Spence, UC, Riverside, CA
iCandy : Current Abstraction in Southern California, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
Splash , Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
Abstraction , Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilio, Luscious Orange Coast, College Costa Mesa, CA
Black Dragon Society, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, California
2007 Summer Selections , Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
Abstract, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, California
Combo Platter: Collaborative Woks by Michael Reafsnyder and David Kiddie,
Harris Art Gallery, University of La Verne, La Verne, California
2006 Too Many Tear Drops , David Reed Studio, New York, NY
A Little So Cal Abstraction , Mandarin, Los Angeles, California
Discovery , West Coast Contemporary Art, Singapore
2005 Step Into Liquid , Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis Art Institute, curated by DaveHicke, Los Angeles, CA
In Bloom , Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Black Dragon Society , Los Angeles, California
2004 Fresh Paint, Gallery Eugene Lendl, Graz, Austria
Painting and Sculpture , Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Funny Business: Humor in Art from the Permanent Collection , Laguna Art Museum,
Laguna Beach, CA
The O Scene , Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Now and Then Some , Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California
2003 LA TAP , Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Not the Usual Suspects , Manny Silverman Gallery, curated by James Hayward,
Los Angeles CA
Pfat and Sassy , Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Extreme Paint , Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
2002 Five Times Four , Modernism, San Francisco, California
Trade Show , Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California
New in Town , Portland Art Museum, curated by Bruce Guenther, Portland, Oregon
Selected Collections:     
Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, California
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, California
Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, Ohio
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, California

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