Michele Monseau

 

Education

MFA University of Texas at San Antonio
BFA Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

 

Solo Exhibitions

2011  The Elephant in the Room Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2009  swingsong (purplerain) Artists Looking at Art, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

2008  Gone Again II McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH

2007  Blue Star 22: Gone Again II Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX. Catalog, Brochure.

2006  Double Fall Project Space, Art Papers Magazine, Nov/Dec 2006, pp.38-43.
Here/There(Within You and Without You) Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, TX

2003  Gone Again Cactus Bra Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2002  YOU Three Walls, San Antonio, TX

2001  Fuzzbox Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
Things Recycled Works, San Antonio, TX

1999  Pets Three Walls, San Antonio, TX

1998  Fuzzy Dumplings UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, TX
It’s All About Taste Cactus Bra Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  Debtfair at the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Homage, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Landscape and Memory, CAM Perrenial, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

2016  Compositions in Space: Architectural Interventions PASA (Public Art San Antonio), San Antonio, TX
That Thing On The Side of The Road Period Modern, San Antonio, TX

2015  XIV Festival Internacional de la Imagen Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Columbia
This Side of Paradise: New Photographic Work by Texas Artists Houston Center For Photography, Houston, TX. Curator: Catherine Anspon
Elemental ‘Scapes University of Texas at San Antonio Gallery,TX. Curator: Scott Sherer
Overwater Underland Habitable Spaces, Kingsbury, TX

2014  Quiet Zone (Train in Vain) Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
Arte Nuevo UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX Curator: Catherine Lee (catalog)

2013  Nature, Nurture, Torture Sala Jesús Gallardo, Instituto de Cultura de León, León, Mexico. Curator: Barbara Perea
Monstruo Perfido Epitome Institute, San Antonio, TX
Bring Your Own Beamer
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Dirty Dozen Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX. Curator: Catherine Anspon

2012  One thing I Know For Sure O’Kane Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Size Doesn’t Matter Red Arrow Contemporary, Dallas, TX
The Butcher’s Shop Guadalupe Crossing, Waring, TX
Luminaria Women’s Pavilion, Hemisfair Park, San Antonio, TX. Curator: Dean Daderko

2011  Penthouse #5 Alteza Penthouse, Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, TX
Luminaria public projection on exterior of Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio, TX

2010  One Thing I Know For Sure San Antonio College Gallery, traveling exhibition

2009  Communion of Saints David Shelton Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Curator: Miki Garcia, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Santa Barbara, CA
Meditations on Place South Texas College Gallery, McAllen, TX
All Ladies Video Review UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, TX (catalog)

2007-2009  Goin' Mobile Traveling Exhibition: CSAW, Houston, TX, Polvo Chicago, Chicago IL, Texas A & M International University, Laredo, TX

2008  Without You I’m Nothing Box 13 Gallery, Houston, TX

2007  Numinous Inscriptions Loop ’07, MauMau Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Bowling in the Wind Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX
8th Annual Art Papers Auction Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
Video Lounge Artspace, CAA Conference, New York, NY

2006  Show Offs Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Green Eggs and CAM Video Lounge Cameo Center, San Antonio, TX

2005  Southern Space Project/Inaugural Exhibition Southern Music Building, San Antonio, TX
Blue Star 20 Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX Curator: Anthony Jones
What’s Behind What’s Going On2nd Annual Video Show UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, TX

2004  Stray Show Kingsbury Place, Chicago, IL

2003  5 x 7 Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX

2002  Million Dollar Hotel Holiday Inn Select, Houston, TX

2001  Floored Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX (catalog) Curator: John Pomara
Floored University of Texas at Dallas Gallery, Dallas, TX (catalog)
Once There Was A Spot Locust Projects, Miami, FL. Curator: Chris Ingalls
Here/There Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX
Electrasol Glamour Girl G.A.S. Hall & Three Walls, San Antonio, TX

Curatorial Projects

2015  Curator - Overwater Underland Habitable Spaces, Kingsbury, TX
2014  Curator - Crossing the Line Centro Cultural Border, Mexico City, DF, Mexico
2013  Co-curator - Dust My Broom/Settle In Sala Diaz, San Antonio,TX
1999-2015 Founder/Director/Curator - Three Walls Gallery San Antonio, TX

Collections

University Health Systems (Salud Arte), San Antonio, TX
University of Texas at San Antonio Art Collection
Capitol One Financial Services, Plano, TX
Private collections

Selected Bibliography

Tommaney, Susie, “Sign Activist Photo Bombs TV Shows with Cryptic Messages, Then Chronicles Work,” Houston Press, Oct. 14, 2015.CLICK HERE for article.
Bennett, Steve, “Artists Navigate Our Place in the Landscape,” San Antonio Express-News, June 9, 2015. CLICK HERE for article.
Mathis, Don, “SA Artists Protest Cuba’s Treatment of Tania Bruguera,” Out in SA, May 29, 2015. CLICK HERE for article
Zavala, Ernesto, “Crossing the Line, Crossing the Border,” Salidas de Emergencia Arte Contemporaneo, January 30, 2015. CLICK HERE for article.
Fisch, Sarah. “Pop-up Art Installation Lets Viewers Create Their Own Music,” San Antonio Current, March 12, 2014. CLICK HERE for article.
Fisch, Sarah. “No Walls: The Expanded Curatorial Practice of Michele Monseau,” Glasstire, June 8, 2014. CLICK HERE for article.
Fisch, Sarah. “Art is (Not) Dead: How To Not Starve As A San Antonio Artist” San Antonio Current, February 5, 2014. CLICK HERE for article.
Silva, Elda, “Cactus Bra and Three Walls Move Beyond Blue Star,” San Antonio Express-News, July 21, 2013. CLICK HERE for article.
Silva, Elda, “Artists Create Complimentary Installations at Sala Diaz,” San Antonio Express-News, July 18, 2013. CLICK HERE for article
Enlow, Callie, “Three Walls and Cactus Bra Re-Emerge at Sala Diaz Duplex”, San Antonio Current, July 10, 2013 CLICK HERE for article.
Mendoza, Paulina, “Animals, Nature and Sound at Gallería Jesús Gallardo,” Periódico Correo, May 17, 2013 CLICK HERE for article.
Andrews, Scott. "Dirty Dozen at Blue Star Contemporary Museum," San Antonio Current, January 23, 2013. CLICK HERE for article.
Daderko, Dean. "Go Big or Go Home," Art in America International Review, March 9, 2012. CLICK HERE for article.
Goddard, Dan. Review, swingsong (purplerain). Artlies, Issue 64, Winter 2009, p. 105.
Fisch, Sarah. “CAMera: Contemporary Art Month’s New School.” San Antonio Current, June 24-30, 2009, pg. 18.
Fisch, Sarah. “Art Missions.” San Antonio Current, January 28-February 3, 2009, pp. 19-23.
Fisch, Sarah. “Girls on Film.” San Antonio Current, January 7-13, 2009, pg. 21.
Levi-Strauss, David. “Bias of the World: Curating After Sveeman and Hopps.” Artlies, Issue 59, Fall, 2008.
Goddard, Dan, Silva, Elda. “Goin’ Mobile at Blue Star Contemporary” Art Beat, San Antonio Express-News online, May 2, 2008.
Goddard, Dan. “A Solo Star.” San Antonio Express-News, July 1, 2007.
Wolfe, Elaine. “Being There.” San Antonio Current, July 5-10, 2007, pp. 19-20.
Walworth, Catherine. “Michele Monseau: Gone Again.” Artlies (Houston), Fall, 2003.
Goddard, Dan. “Growing By Degrees.” San Antonio Express-News, July 6, 2003.
Colpitt, Frances. “Report from San Antonio.” Art in America, February, 2002.
French, Christopher. “Seven Questions for Space Women.” On-line website Glasstire, Jan. 2002.
Ingalls, Chris. “Once There Was a Spot; Texas Invades Locust.” Locust Projects online website, Dec. 2001.
McCabe, Bret. “Like, You Know.” Dallas Observer, October 18, 2001.
Atwell, Wendy. “Fuzzbox at Sala Diaz.” Artlies (Houston), Summer, 2001, Vol. 31, p. 81.
Ohlin, Alix. “San Antonio Art: Down-Home and World Famous.” The Texas Observer, July 20, 2001.
Martin, Deborah. “A Space of Their Own.” San Antonio Express-News, July 18, 2001.
Davenport, Bill. Review of Fuzzbox. Tire Iron, on-line website Glasstire, May 3, 2001.
Ewing, Jon. “We’re Only In It For the Art.” San Antonio Current, April 19-25, 2001.
Ewing, Jon. “Biochrome.” New Art Examiner, Nov. 2000, Vol.28, #3, p.60-61.
Zwartjes, Arend. “Biochrome.” Artlies (Houston), Fall 2000, p.104-105.
McGlotten, Shaka. “Michele Monseau: Coming Apart at the Seams.” Artlies (Houston), Spring 2000, Vol. 26, p. 86.
Duncan, Michael. “Dario Robleto at Blue Star Art Space.” Art in America, April, 1999.
Ewing, Jon. “Keeping Up Appearances.” San Antonio Current, August, 1999.
Ewing, Jon. “A Room of Their Own.” San Antonio Current, June 3-9, 1999.
Goddard, Dan. “In the Eye of the Beholder.” San Antonio Express-News, July 12, 1998.
Wellinghoff, Jasmina. “On the Cutting Edge.” Fiesta Magazine, July, 1998.
Tyson, Janet. “A Really Pretty Picture.” Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 17, 1998.
Welch, Roger. “San Antonio Artist Monseau Uses Cereal to Explore Matters of Taste.” San Antonio Express News, March 20, 1998.

 

Published Works

“Katrina Moorhead at Artpace”, …might be good; December, 2005
Catalog essay, “Daniel Wiener.” Chromaform, Color in Sculpture, University of Washington Press, 1998.

 

Grants/Awards

2014 The Idea Fund Grant (re-granting program funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts)

2008 Creative Capital Professional Development Retreat Grant

2006 Green Eggs and CAM: Best New Media Award

2003 Artpace Travel Grant

 

Residencies

2016 Rucka Artist Residency and Workshop, Latvian Center For Contemporary Art, Cesis, Latvia

2005-2006 Project Resident, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse (CSAW), Houston, TX

 

Professional Experience

2012-2017 Instructor, New Media, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

2010-2017 Instructor, Digital Arts, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

2009 Full-Time Temporary Instructor, Digital Media, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

2003-2009 Instructor, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

2006 Instructor, St. Phillips College, San Antonio, TX

2002-2008 Instructor, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX

2002 Full Time Temporary Instructor, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

2001 Adjunct Instructor, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX

2000 Adjunct Instructor, St. Phillips College, San Antonio, TX

1997 Teaching Assistant, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX

 

Additional Professional Activities

2016-2017 Executive Board Member, Habitable Spaces Artist Residency/Sustainable Farm, Kingsbury, TX

2016 Panelist, Panel Discussion, Lunch And Learn For Compositions In Space, PASA (Public Art San Antonio), San Antonio, TX

2011-2013 Chair, Artist Advisory Board - CAM (Contemporary Art Month), San Antonio, TX

2008-2011Executive Board Member - Board of Directors, CAM

2009Panelist: DIY & the Avante-Garde - New Media Symposium, UTSA, San Antonio, TX

2004-2007 Advisory Board - CAM (Contemporary Art Month), San Antonio, TX

2003 Visual Coordinator/Arts Editor - Perla Magazine, San Antonio, TX

2000 Research - London, Amsterdam, Paris, Scotland, Ireland

1999 Visiting Artist/Lecturer - Trinity College, Hartford, CN

1998-99 Exhibitions Preparator - San Antonio Museum of Art

1997-2001 Exhibitions Preparator, McNay Museum of Art