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EDUCATION
 
University of California at Berkeley, art major
University of California at Santa Cruz  B.A.
California State University Long Beach  M.F.A
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND EXHIBITIONS OF MAJOR BODIES OF WORK

2011   Pseudodocumentation, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
2009   Pseudodocumentation, Randall Scott Gallery New York
2009   COLA (City of Los Angeles) 2009 Individual Artist Fellowships, Los Angeles Municipal Art
          Gallery Barnsdall Park
2007    Pseudodocumentation, Paul Kopeikin Gallery Los Angeles
2001    An Automatic Drawing Environment, California State University Fullerton, Grand Art       
           Complex, Santa Ans, California
1999    Automatic Drawing Project 1999- Vicissitudes, Mendenhall Art Gallery, Whittier College,  
           Whittier, California
1997    Automatic Drawing Project, Claremont Graduate University, Peggy Phelps Gallery,
           Claremont, California
1996     Rorschach/Rococo, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills, California 
1996     Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Painting From Los Angeles, Haggerty Art Museum            
            Marquette University, Milwaukee Wisconsin 
1995     Monochromes, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California 
1993     The Space Between, Mount St. Mary's College Art Gallery, Los Angeles
1990     The Conceptual Impulse, Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, California             
1990     Recent Paintings, LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988     Moments In Time, Portfolio Gallery, Long Beach, California
1985     The Real and the Unreal, Simard/Halm Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1984     Painted Wall Reliefs, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, California
1980     Transformations, California State University Long Beach

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2O14     After Image, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA
2013      Aberrant Abstraction, Coagula Curatorial, Los Angeles, CA
             Wall of Wonders, The Prospectus, Los Angeles, CA
             Mural, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine CA
2012      Arguments for and Against, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2011      One Night Stand, Beacon Arts, Los Angeles
             Picasso's Dilemma, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
2010      Randall Scott Projects in Chelsea, New York, NY
             Aqua Art Miami, Randall Scott Projects New York
             Art San Diego, Randall Scott Projects New York
             Tatar Art Projects, Toronto, Canada
2009      Manifestation, Carl Berg Projects Los Angeles              
             International New Media Expo, LA Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles              
             molasses happens rather quickly, Phantom Galleries LA/Long Beach 
2008      Constructed Realities, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin              
             Downtown Diaspora, Roark, Los Angeles
2007      Forms in Photography, 98ten Gallery, Irvine, California
2006     Aligning with Abstract LA, den Gallery, Culver City, California
2005     Icon’s Icons, Icon Gallery, Los Angeles
2004     Ultrachrome, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles             
            Analog/Digital, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, California
2003     Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
2002     New Directions, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2001     Essence Re-pared, Tomodachi Gallery, New York              
            Phigment, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, California              
            Drawing as Abstraction, Whittier College, Whittier, California
2000     One Night Stand, The Farmer's Daughter Motel, Los Angeles           
            OK to Touch, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California           
            Phototron 2000, Georges, Los Angeles, California          
            The Spurgeon Experience II, The Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana  
1999     Future Present, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, California (installation)           
           Circular Logic, 1-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, California (installation)
1998    Mid Sized Median, Ubermain, Gallery, Los Angeles, California          
           Strange Air- The Fall Show, Los Angeles, California           
           LA ArtCore Award Winners, LA ArtCore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles
           Siqueros/Koll Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
           Downtown Lives 98- Automatic Drawing Project: an Environment (installation)
           DADA, Los Angeles California
1997   Wallworks, L. A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
          The Big Wave, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
          Shapeshifters: Morphology in Current Abstract Painting , Spanish Kitchen Studios, Los
          Angeles, California
1995   Diversity of Contemporary Painting, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California
          Green, Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
          Transcendental Meditations, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California
1994   (Ab-strak' shen), William Turner Gallery, Venice, California           
          Abstraction Near the Year 2000, Spring Street Gallery, Los Angeles, California
          Downtown Lives '94, DADA, Los Angeles, California
1993  The Cultivated Field , SITE Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
         Almost Monochrome, Studio Raid Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
         Uncooperative Abstraction, The Project Box, Los Angeles, California           
         Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, California           
         Eccentric Abstraction, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California 1992 
         The Far Bazzar, Old Federal Reserve Bank, Los Angeles, California           
         A Small Show, 1529 Wellsley, Los Angeles, California           
         Bank Space, Randall Scott TBA Gallery, Los Angeles, California           
         Sticks and Stones, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
1991  Beginning the Decade, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California           
         Primal Tendencies, The Walker Building, Long Beach, California           
         Gods, Clowns and Devils, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
         These are the Days, site specific installation. The Walker Building, Long Beach           
         6 + 35,  Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, California
1989  Visions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
1988  Artists Who Teach, Southern California Art Institute, Laguna Beach, California  
1987  Sculpture Forum- Illusion as Content, Laguna Art Museum, California
1986  Dimensional Painting, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, California  
1985 Tradition and Change- Corot to Miro, Albers to Albequerque, Rancho Santiago
        College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, California
        Summer Games, Art Matrix Gallery, Long Beach, California (award)
        Rutgers National 84/85 Works on Paper, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey  
1984 Mixed Media, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  
2011    Cheng, Dewitt. David DiMichele, Visual Art Source, August 2011
           Leaverton, Michael. This is Not a Pipe, San Francisco Weekly, August 2011
2010    Lee-Tullis, James.  What in the World?, Platinum Magazine, Winter 2010
2009    Pagel, David. Cola 2009 an Accessible Brew in Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
           Times, June 2, 2009
           Wood, Eve. Preview: City of Los Angeles Cola Fellowships,The Magazine, May 2009            Willette, Jeanne. Continuing and Recommended, Art Scene, July 2009
2008    Novo, Alexandra.  David DiMichele: Abstract Manoeuvres, Attitude Magazine,March 2008            Brehmer, Debra.  Susceptable to Images, April 21, 2008
2007    Markle, Leslie.  David DiMichele, Artus, May/June 2007           
           Scarborugh, James.  David DiMichele, NYArts, May/June 2007           
           Frank, Peter.  Pink, David DiMichele, LA Weekly, March 9-15, 2007           
           Weinstein, Steve.  David DiMichele, Focus, August 2007           
           Continuing and Recommended, Forms in Photography, Art Scene, Dec 2007 
2006    Dambrot, Shana Nys.  Driven to Abstraction, Lifescapes Magazine, August 20
           O’Brian, Pat.  SoCal a backwater? Hardly, curators say, Riverside Press- Enterprise,
           August 23, 2006
2004   Myers, Holly. Ultrachrome, Los Angeles Times, August 23 2004
2001   Hilger, Stephen. LA Confidential, Art Net. April 9, 2001            '
          Phigment' features staged imagery photo exhibition, Irvine World News. March 8  2000                 Willette, Jeanne. David Dimichele at CSU Fullerton, Artweek. May 2000, p.23
          Mcgee, Mike. An Automatic Drawing Environment, Exhibition Publication, CSU
          Fullerton Art Department.           
          Gottlieb, Shirle. Calling on Your Inner Child, Long Beach Press Telegram, 9/22/00
1999   Vallejos, James. Artist Relishes Visual Vicissitudes, Whittier Daily News.
          February15, 1999,p.A3.           
          Gleason, Mat. David DiMichele at Whittier College, Coagula Art Journal. May,1999 p. 40 1998   Who's Who in the West 1997  Grabner, Michelle. Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Los
          Angeles Painting, New Art Examiner December/January 1996/1997 p.43-44
          Scarborough, James. Automatic Drawing Project, Exhibition Catalog, Claremont Graduate
          University, Claremont, California, 1997
1996   Pagel, David. Contemplative, Los Angeles Times. August 22, 1996, p. F12
          Scarborough, James. Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Los Angeles Painting, exhibition 
          catalog, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin           
          Willette, Jeanne. Shapeshifters at Spanish Kitchen Studios, Artweek. July 1996
          Gleason, Mat.Shapeshifters at Spanish Kitchen Coagula Art Journal. July 1996
1995   Besemer, DiMichele, Edwards. How We Talk About Abstraction Now, (group 
          discussion) Artweek. September 1996           
          Obeton, Vanessa. A Guide to Artists in Southern California
1994   Easky, Kay. Abstraction at William Turner Gallery, Coagula Art Journal, May
          Scarborough, James, fevrier a'Los Angeles; The Cultivated Field, Site Gallery, 1993
          Artpress May 1993 p.79 (article in French, no translation)          
          Gleason, Mat. The Far Bazzar Tramples Downtown LA, Coagula Art Journal. April 199 1993    Darling , Michael. In the Middle Ground, Artweek. September 1993 
           Easley, Ben. Faith in Abstraction Colors 'Almost Monochrome'. Coagula Art
1993    Callaghan, J.D. Surface Effects- Almost Monochrone Painting at Studio Raid
           Gallery, Artweek. September 22, 1993
1991   Paterno, Susan. Best Bet, Los Angeles Times. September 22, 1991
1990   Scarborough, James. The Allegory of Simulation- Three Los Angeles Painters In the Age of
          Information, Visions, March 1991, p.3  1991  
          Battenberg. David. Laguna Art Museum Shows Off Impressive Recent
          Additions to It's Permanent Collection, The Coast Line News. June 7, 1991
1990   Harbrecht, Gene. Seven Artist Show Celebrates Gallery's First Birthday, Orange County
          Register. June. 29. 1990           
          Curtis, Cathy. Brain Busters- 'Conceptual Impulse' Isn't.a Show You'd Breeze in and Out
          Of, Los Angeles Times. June 28, 1990
          The Conceptual Impulse. Exhibition Catalog, 1990   Weissman Benjamin and Johnstone,
          Mark, Security Pacific Gallery           
          Flores, Laura. L.B. Tour Features Art of Conversation. Long Beach Press Telegram. June
          25. 1990.
1988   Wiscombe, Janet. Artists Adopt One Day, Open Door Policy (photograph) Long
          Beach Press Telegram June 24, 1988
1987   Art Quest '87- The Catalog. Art Quest, 1987.
1986   Wilson, Williams. Ed Kienholz Wises Up. Los Angeles Times. November 9, 1986
          Ballatore, Sandy. Dimensional Painting. Exhibition Catalog, Long Beach City College Art
          Gallery

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2011      Mobile Arts Grant, Long Beach Arts Council, California
2009      City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship, 2008-9              
             Orange County Art Grant, Honorable Mention
2007      Second Place award, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
1997      Second Place Award, L.A. Artcore, Wallworks Exhibition
1995      Research Grant to study new art in New York City, Cerritos College, Norwalk,
             California
1984      Second Place Award, Art Matrix Gallery, Long Beach 1980     
1980      Phi Kappa Phi     
             Artist -in-Residence Program, City of Long Beach, Cultural Services Department

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
 
Claudia Cisneros Collection, New York
Andy/Nina Nunemaker Collection, Millwalkee
Darryl Frank, Dreamworks, Los Angeles
Michelle and Adrian Lucas, London, England
The Capital Group, Los Angeles
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Disney Corporation, Burbank, California
California State University Long Beach
Rebock Corporation, Irvine, California    
Bank of America, Corporate Offices, California Plaza, Los Angeles            
Jon Marc Edwards and Beckey Hartman, Los Angeles
Dill and Dill, Denver, Colorado 
Roland Reiss and Dawn Arrowsmith, Los Angeles 
Park and Jeanne Morse, Coronado, California 
Glick and Glodney, Century City, California   
Lisa Adams, Los Angeles, California
Comprehensive Care, Irvine, California
Leo Hauser, Warren, New Jersey                
Greg Escalente, Surfside, California
Trammel Crow Company, Irvine, California
Gene Isaacson Collection, Huntington Beach, California