mike cloud

Mike Cloud

Mike Cloud is a painter whose work examines the conditions of painting in its contemporary life among countless reproductions, symbols and descriptions. Cloud earned his M.F.A. from Yale University and his B.F.A. from the University of Illinois-Chicago. His work has been exhibited at MoMA P.S.1, NY; the Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Slovak Republic; Honor Fraser Gallery, CA; Thomas Erben Gallery, NY; White Columns, NY and Max Protetch, NY. Cloud has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum and featured in the survey ‘Painting Abstraction’ by Bob Nickas, published by Phaidon Press. His work is held in private and public collections including The Bronx Museum, Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cloud has lectured on his work and contemporary theoretical art issues at numerous schools including the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Yale University, Cooper Union, Bard College, Kansas City Art Institute and the New York Studio School. He is currently Associate Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
More information on Mike Cloud at www.mikecloudart.com


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Mike Cloud for Arts UChicago

Mike Cloud for Arts UChicago

Dialogue of Growth , Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 30.5 inches (~232 x 77 cm), 2014.  Image courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery, NYC, NY.

Dialogue of Growth, Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 30.5 inches (~232 x 77 cm), 2014.

Image courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery, NYC, NY.