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Michael Lease

b. 1972


Education

MFA Photography and Film, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 2005
BFA, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, 1996


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS, AND HONORS

(* denotes solo exhibit)

Exquisite Corpse - Civilian Art Projects, Washington DC, 2010
Collecting and Reflecting - Linden Row, Richmond VA, 2010
*Posthumous - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington DC, 2010
The PDA Show - Salt Lake City Utah, 2010
Hunt or Gather - Saville Gallery, Cumberland MD, 2009
Travelogue - Virginia Commonwealth University's Anderson Gallery, Richmond Virginia, 2009
Loaded - Locker 50B, Richmond Virginia, 2009
Multiplicitocracy - American University Museum, Washington DC, 2008
The Crossing of Time and Environment - Micro-Installations Exhibition, Taiwan, 2008
etWn tours - InLight Richmond, Richmond VA, 2008
Heroes - Lump Gallery, Raleigh NC, 2008
One Scoop is Two Balls - Scoops, Los Angeles CA, 2008
The Blogger Show - Digging Pitt Gallery, Pittsburgh PA, 2007
The Blogger Show - Agni Gallery, NYC, 2007
*You're Invited: Cakes, Candles, Pictures and Words - DeWitt's, Cumberland MD, 2007
SiteProjects DC - 1840 14th Street, Washington DC, 2007
WPA\C Anonymous III - Flashpoint Gallery, Washington DC, 2007
Heroes - Bryce's Barber Shop, Olympia WA, 2007
But isn't it Obvious? - Main Street, Richmond VA, 2007
Pick and Save - New Image Gallery, Harrisonburg VA, 2007
Silent Night - 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA, 2006
Art Basel: Stuffy's - Stuffy's Subs, Richmond VA, 2006
*Alley-Oop - Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond VA, 2006
Thrift Store Re-Edit - Nonesuch, Richmond VA, 2006
Shigeo Kawashima: Curve - Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond VA, 2006
Horsey's Two Hour Variety Hour - ADA Gallery, Richmond VA, 2006
Waiting... - Limani, Richmond VA, 2006
Polaroid Show - Ipanema Café, Richmond VA, 2006
*You're Invited: Cakes, Candles, Pictures and Words - Chop Suey Books, Richmond VA, 2005
*Posthumous - VCU Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA, 2005
Young Photographers - Corporate and Museum Frame, Inc. Richmond VA, 2005
A Particular Truth - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL, 2005
A Particular Truth - Frostburg State University, Frostburg MD, 2004
Organization of Photographic Arts Bi-Monthly Exhibits at Studio 111, Richmond VA, 2004
VCU Juried Student Fine Arts Exhibition - Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA, 2003
Organization of Photographic Arts Bi-Monthly Exhibits at Studio 111, Richmond VA, 2003
I Love You in the Face - Lewis J. Ort Library Frostburg State University, Frostburg MD, 2003
Will's Creek Survey Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland MD, 2002
Washington County Photographic Salon - Hagerstown MD, 2002
Allegany Art Council Tri State Photography Exhibition, Cumberland MD, 2002
Faculty and Student Exhibit Roper Gallery, Frostburg State University, Frostburg MD, 2001
Faculty Exhibition Roper Gallery, Frostburg State University, Frostburg MD, 2001
Allegany Art Council Tri State Photography Exhibition, Cumberland MD, 2001
Regional Survey - Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick MD, 1998
Group Exhibition - Blue Elephant Gallery, Frederick MD, 1997
*Five Years - Mary Conlon Gallery, Frederick Community College, Frederick MD, 1997
Allegany Art Council Tri State Photography Exhibition, Cumberland MD, 1996