MICHAEL REAFSNYDER (b. in 1969 in Orange, CA) received his Bachelor of Arts degree in studio art at Chapman University in Orange, CA in 1992 and his Master of Fine Arts degree at the Arts Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA in 1996.
He has had numerous exhibitions internationally. Solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York; Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “In Bloom,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA; “Sunday Best,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “We Ate The House,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “Gleam,” R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA; “Feast,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “Delight,” Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas; “Sweetness,” Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH; “Put it There: New Paintings and Ceramics,” Western Project, Culver City, CA; “Undone, R.B. Stevenson Gallery,” La Jolla, CA.
Recent group exhibitions include “Michael Reafsnyder/Patrick Wilson,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Non-Objective,” Telluride Fine Art, Telluride, CO, curated by James Hayward; “Painters Room,” RB Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA; “Works of Paper II,” ACME., Los Angeles, CA; “Recent Acquisitions,” Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV; “Paths and Edges: Celebrating the Five-Year Anniversary of the Escalette Collection,” Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Floor Flowers,” Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA; and “Keramik,” Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA.
His work may be found in the permanent collections of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; and Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, among others.
Michael Reafsnyder lives and works in Southern California.