Artist Biography 





Born 18 September 1968, Paisley, Scotland. Lives and works in Chicago

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2000  Libidinal, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago Illinois
Bemusement, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Gumbogarden, Gumbogarden, Los Angeles, California
1999It Looks Easy, Gallery 400, Chicago, Illinois
Michael McCaffrey, EMS Common Space, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois
Otherville, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, Illinois
Michael McCaffrey, Hopkins Art Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1998Link, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Cross Currents, University of Illinois/Glasgow School of Art Exchange Exhibition,
I-Space, Chicago, Illinois/ Glasgow School Of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
1997Michael McCaffrey, Fawn Potash, Adam Ross, Lineage Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Works on Paper, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, Illinois
1996Michael McCaffrey/Kimberly Sak, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, Illinois
ABSTRACT:CHICAGO 1996, Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois
Hard & Easy, I-Space, Chicago, Illinois
49th Annual Faculty Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois
1995The Reading Room, curated by Buzz Spector, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
PROG, I-Space, Chicago, Illinois
1994South Central, University Museum, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois
1992STRIP, Strip Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
1990British Art, IMPACT, Albi, France

COLLECTIONS
June & Francis Spiezer, Chicago, Illinois
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

SELECTED AWARDS
1996  Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
1991Shepley-Shepley Trust, The Scottish Arts Council
1990The Princes Trust, London, England

PUBLICATIONS

Cross Currents - Exhibition Catalogue. University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
Libidinal - Exhibition Catalogue. Contemporary Arts Council, Chicago, Illinois

OTHER ACTIVITIES
November 1999-present  Co-Director, Standard Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
August 2001 – presentAssistant Director of Admissions, Mid West Region, San Francisco Art Institute
May 1999 – presentContributing Writer to C Magazine, Toronto, Canada
September 1999 - December 1999Lecturer in Painting, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
September 1996 - May 1999Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
September 1992 - May 1993Community Artist, Strathclyde Regional Council, Glasgow, Scotland


Available Works

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