Michael F. Ellis
b. March 7, 1979, Weymouth, MA
Lives and works, New York, NY

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, MFA, Art Theory and Practice, 2004
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, BFA, Painting, Art History, 2002
Boston College High School, Boston, MA, 1997

Teaching Assistant, Painting/Drawing, Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2007-10
Adjunct Faculty, Drawing I, Department of Art, Music, & Theater, Assumption College, Worcester, MA, 2007
Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, 2005
Private Instructor, Drawing and Composition Fundamentals, Evanston, IL, 2004
Graduate Assistant, Art Theory and Practice, Painting, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2002-04

Studio Assistant, Painting, Hubert Phipps Studio, New York, NY, 2019-present
Studio Assistant, Painting, Jeff Koons Studio, New York, NY, 2011-19
Studio Assistant, Painting/Drawing, Sergio Ostroverhy Studio, The Territory, Paris, France, 2010-11
Exhibition Assistant, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2007-09
Studio Assistant, Nancy Mitchnick, Somerville, MA, 2007-08

Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University, Cambridge,MA, 2008, 2009

Painting, Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston, MA, 2008
Surface Space, Gillock Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2006

Sir Cuts A Lot, Fastnet, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Work, 21 Artists - We Make Millions (Jeff Koons assistant show), Miller Misc, New York, NY, 2016
Christy’s, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
Christy’s, Group Show, www.christys.nyc launch, Bushwick, NY, 2014
New Patron, Pop-up gallery show, New York, NY, 2014
Dreams Group Show, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
Fool Proof, Free Candy Pop-up gallery show, Bedstuy, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
Get Off the Lawn, Parade Ground Gallery, New York, NY, 2013
B & W, Parade Ground Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
Live Free or Die, Parade Ground Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
Open Studio, Parade Ground Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
Group Show, Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston, MA, 2010
Young Painters, Juried by Peter Plagens, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2008
The China Show, Digitas, Boston, MA, 2007
Portraits, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2007
Generations, Artist Studio Projects, Hopkington, MA, 2006
Grey and Green, Paintings from Massachusetts, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE, 2005
Group Show, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2005
Corporate Program, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, 2004-10
Landscapes, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2004
Portraits, Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL, 2004
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Evanston, IL, 2004
Postcard, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA, 2004

Shiffman, Allyson, New Patron, Bedford + Bowery, February 21, 2014.
Goodman, Matthew Shen, Get Off the Lawn, Parade Ground Gallery Review, The Brooklyn Rail, April 3, 2013.
Vargas, Mauricio, Spotlighted Artist, BLAAAH Magazine, 2012.
Margolis, Mathew, The Fabric of Allegory, Anthony Greaney Gallery, February 2009.
Cook, Greg, Neo-Rococo, The Boston Phoenix, February 20, 2009.
The Harvard Advocate, Vol. 143 No.4, 2008.
Fahy, Catherine, Surface Space, The Inquirer and Mirror, Nantucket, MA, Fall 2005.
Ellis, Michael, Postcard from Amherst, University of Massachusetts Alumni Magazine, Fall 2002.

Daniel Greaney, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Ross, Los Angeles, CA
Consuelo Gillock, Evanston, IL
Kendall College/Tullman Collection, Chicago, IL
University of Massachusetts Alumni Association, Amherst, MA

Spurgeon, Tad, Living Craft, A Painter’s Process, Zoetrope, Middlebury, VT, 2012.