• 29 Aug 2018 11:57 AM
    Message # 6644499

    Available for travel after February 17, 2019

    CONTENT:                 36 framed textile collages (various dimensions

                                        —see attached listing for travel)

    COSTS:                      Participation fee:  $2500

                                        Round trip shipping costs (prorated)

                                        Artist’s expenses (travel, hotel, per diem, speaker’s fee)

    Organized by the Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama

    Michael Olszewski (Ole-CHEF-ski) received his B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute in Baltimore and his M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. His work has been included in group exhibitions nationally and internationally, and his work is found in the permanent collections of many museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Museum of Art and Design, NYC, among others. He has had solo exhibitions in various galleries and at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery, Ala.,

    Olszewski has been a visiting artist at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ballycastle, Ireland, Kyung-Won University and Hong-Ik University in Seoul, Korea, the Polish Consulate in Warsaw, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,Virginia Commonwealth University, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and Penland School of Crafts and other venues.

    He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The PEW Charitable Trusts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Polish Ministry of Culture, and The Ballinglen Arts Foundation.    The artist currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

    SHIPPING:      Works are currently soft-packed, and trucked by MMofA.

    EDUCATION:  Arrangements may be made directly with the artist for lecturing, workshops and gallery talks; sponsoring venue to pay all artist’s expenses including transportation, per diem, lodging, speaker’s fee.

    Contact:        Donan Klooz (Curator of Exhibitions)  251-208-5221


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