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 nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions include, “Sunday Best,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Delight,” Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas; “Fresh,” W.C.C.A., Singapore; “More: Paintings and Sculpture from 2002-2005,” Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV; “Yum-Yum,” Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; and “Paintings,” Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain.
Recent group exhibitions include “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.