Gallery Schlesinger

Michael Ray Charles

(American, b. 1967)

black cats go off by michael ray charles

Michael Ray Charles

Black Cats Go Off, 1994

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1967
Born in Lafayette, LA
1989
BFA, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
1993
MFA, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Drawing Workshop Instructor, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, TX
Painting Workshop Instructor, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Art Instructor, 5th Ward Enrichment Program, Houston, TX
Teaching Fellowship, Fundamentals of Drawing, University of Houston, TX
Drawing Instructor, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Sculpture Workshop Instructor, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Intermediate Painting Instructor, University of Houston, TX

Exhibitions

2002
Standard 8, Cotthem Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
Shiny Figures, Cotthem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Looking Forward Looking Black, Baltimore Museum of Art, Balimore, MD
2001
Gallery Cotthem, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France (solo)
2000
Bamboozled, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, NY (solo)
Looking Forward Looking Black, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
1999
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, NY (solo)
Michael Ray Charles/Joyce Scott, Florida Atlantic University
Michael Ray Charles, Gallery Cotthem Knokke, Belgium (solo)

Literature

2002
Thon, Ute. 'Wilkommen in Klischee', Art Das Kunstmagazin, February
Heartney, Eleanor. 'Speaking for Themselves', Art in America, February
2001
Art: 21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, Abrams, Harry N Inc., New York
2000
Vanesian, Kathleen. 'Spade & Neutered', New Times, Phoenix, AZ, January 13-19
1999
Myers, B.E. 'Thug Life', XXL, Volume 3 No.3, June
1998
Michael Ray Charles, Forever Free, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York