michael rees
Model Behavior

Model Behavior

Michael Rees

Sculptor living and working in the New York Area. But that hardly covers it right? That's why I've built this website. Its a portfolio site for my work as an artist.
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I'm also a tenured Professor at William Paterson University. Director of the Center for New Art and Co-Director of the Fine Arts Graduate program (mfa)
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Michael Rees is an artist working in themes of figuration, language, technology, and the social to weave a sculptural mélange. He has shown his work widely including the Whitney Museum in the 1995 Biennial and again in “Bitstreams” in 2001, the MARTa Museum in Germany, Art Omi, The Pera Museum in Istanbul, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and in private galleries such as 303 , Bitforms, Basilico Fine Art, Pablo’s Birthday, Favorite Goods and elsewhere.

His works are in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, and numerous private collections. Rees has received grants from Creative Capital, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and his MFA from Yale University. He also won a Deutscher Akademischer Austaushdienst for undergraduate study at the Kunstakademie in Dusseldorf, Germany, with Joseph Beuys.  Rees is currently professor of sculpture and digital media at William Paterson University, and Director of the Center for New Art there.

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646 271 9898