INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PRIBICH
360 Xochi Quetzal Resident in Sculpture


Read an interview with resident artist Michael Pribich from New York City. Michael Pribich is an artist's artist who attended 360 Xochi Quetzal in the spring of 2015. His work is smart, embedded with meaning, beautiful, both pleasing and challenging, often monumental and deeply informed by sense of place. Read about and see Michael's class and labor conscious work produced during and since his residency in Chapala, Mexico.

EDUCATION:
MFA, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY
BA, California State University, Sacramento, CA

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:
Webb School, Knoxville, TN
C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis, CA
Campus Center Art Gallery, University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hi
Sacramento Public Works Department, Sacramento, CA
Woodland Public Library, Woodland, CA

ONE/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
Centerfield Webb School Gallery, Knoxville, Tn, 2015
Labor Days, Cuchifritos Gallery, NYC, 2015
My Labor, Your Culture, House Gallery, Philadelphia, 2014
A Feather in Each Hand, with Esperanza Cortes, Taller Boricua, NYC, curated by Marcos Dimas, 2014
Cocineros, A Mexican In Every Kitchen, Casa Mezcal, New York, curated by Martin Capella, 2013
Dollar Daze, with Esperanza Cortes, Mestizo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, curated by Jorge Rojas, 2012
Matter of Food, Round 34 Exhibition and Residency,  Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas, curated by Ashley Clemmer Hoffman and Linda Shearer, 2011
Too Much Sugar for a Dime, Soapbox Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2010
Push Comes to Shove, Philosophy Box, New York, NY, 2004
Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY, 1993
Open Studio Show, The Stucco Factory, Sacramento, CA, 1990
Chambers Laboratory, Yuba College, Woodland CA, 1990
Niobara, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1989
Sculpture/Michael Pribich, Solano College Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfield, CA, 1987
Works by Michael Pribich, Shackelford and Sears Gallery, Davis, CA, 1986

C.N. Gorman Museum, University of California, Davis, CA, 1984

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
UPCOMING 2017: Selections: NYC, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA, curated by Bill Weiss & Ruta Saliklis, 2017
UPCOMING 2017: PLATFORM BROOKLYN 2017, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Terrence Sanders, 2017
Juan Rulfo Turns One Hundred / Juan Rulfo Cumple Cien, AAA3A Gallery, Bronx, NY, curated by Virginia Grise & Blanka Amezkua, 2017
Mexico: At the Cross Roads, Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Mary Gagler, 2017
Allusions, JCC Harlem, New York, NY, curated by Leanne Stella, Art in Flux, 2017
Bringing Brooklyn To Norfolk, Gallery 21, Norfolk, VA, curated by Patrick Todd, 2016
Converging Visions, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Maria Dominguez, video interview, 2016
60 Americans, Makeshift Museum, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Terrence Sanders, 2016
Flux Art Fair New York, Blue Elegy, curated by Leanne Stella, 2016
Speak Out, Bronx Art Space, curated by Linda Cunningham, Eva Mayhabal Davis, Dalaeja Foreman, 2016, http://www.bronxartspace.com/upcoming-1/2016/1/20/speak-out
Generations: Forty Shades of Black and White, Orange County Cultural Center, curated by Din Q Le, 2015 http://www.occca.org/2015-12.html
Culinary, Bronx River Art Center, 2015, curated by Gail Nathan http://www.bronxriverart.org/gallery-archive.dcfm?recordID=67
Bronx Speaks: Making Place, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 2015
Holiday Delights, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, 2013
Bushwick Open Studios, Labor Is The Journey, 2013
Freedom Now, The Pursuit of Justice For All, curated by Gwendolyn Black, presented by Senator Adriano Espaillat, Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building, Harlem, 2013
Eye 4 Eye, Living Arts of Tulsa, curated by Walt Kosty, 2012
Faces of The Economy, Art For Change, New York, NY curated by Alyssa Fridgen, 2011
International Public Service Conference, New York University Robert Wagner School of Public Service, 2011
Your Documents Please, Alma in Manhattan, curated by Daniel Georges, Rumi Tsuda, catalog, 2010
Gateway: An Artistic Response to the Immigration Crisis, Harlem Gateway II,  New York, NY, curators Christine Licata, Alyssa Fridge, 2010

Hacia Afuera, Art and Music Festival, East Harlem, NY, Curators Alyssa Fridgen, Christine Licata, 2010
Babel, Space 37, curated by Hector Canonge, Queens, New York, 2010
Mano a Mano, Lunar Eclipse, curator Luz Aguirre, Hispanic Federation, NYC, 2010
Beyond Mountains There Art Mountains, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Galerie Haiti, North Adams, Ma, 2010
Open Kitchen, DA Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
Haiti: Beyond Mountains There Are Mountains, Art for Change Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
Visionary Drawing Building, curated by Matt Bua, Max Goldfarb, part of "Cribs" installation by Matt Bua, Mass Moca, N. Adams, Mass, 2009
Your Documents Please, Galeria Ajolote, Arte Contemporaneo Guadalajara, Mexico, 2009
Your Documents Please, Galeria Z, Brataslava Slovakia, 2009
Your Documents Please, Galeria Kurt Im Hirsh, Berlin, Germany, 2009
Your Documents Please, Galerie Zaim, Yokohama Japan, 2009
What Can Brown Do For You?, Solar Contemporary Art, curated by Esperanza Leon, East Hampton, NY, 2008
The Idea of Nature, 33 Bond St Gallery, NYC, curated by Bill Weiss, 2008
Your Documents Please, 2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, 2008
Your Documents Please, Museum of Arts and crafts, Itami-shi Hyogo, Japan, 2008
Your Documents Please, Zaim, Yokohama, Japan, 2008
Trout Fishing in America, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA, 2002
25 years of the Gorman Museum, CN Gorman Museum, Davis CA, 2002
Uber Quilts, Longwood Art Center, Bronx, NY, 2001
Bridging the Gap, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY, 2000
AACM Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2000
Stucco Factory Show, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA, 1999
Mega-Salon Portrait Show, Jorgenson Gallery, curated by Brandon Ballangee, New York, NY, 1998
In Sites IV, Henry Street Abrons Art Center, New York, NY, 1998
Close to Home, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, 1996
Solid State, Robert Costa curator, Morgan Industrial Center,Jersey City, NJ, 1995
Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY, 1995
The Matchbook Show, CBGB Gallery, New York, NY, 1995
Ellis Island Artifact Project, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair,New Jersey, 1991
KVIE Public Television Exhibition, KVIE TV, Sacramento, Ca, 1990
Fido Gallery presents Michael Pribich, Fido Gallery, Sacramento, Ca, 1989
Exhibition 87, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, Ca, 1987
Autumn Arts 36, Auburn Arts Center, Auburn, Ca, 1987
Crocker Kingsley Annual, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 1985
Pacific States Print and Drawing Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, 1985

National invitational Exhibition, University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii, 1984

AWARDS, COMMISSIONS, RESIDENCIES:
Jentel Fellowship, Jentel Artist Residency Program, Sheridan, Wy, 2016,
360 Xochil Quetzal Artist Residency, Chapala, Mexico, 2015
Agency For Spiritual Guest Work In The Service of Visualizing, Virtual Residency, 2015
Webb School Artist in Residence, Knoxville, Tn, 2015
Project Row Houses, Round 34, A Matter of Food, Houston, Tx 2011
Tanteo Award, curated by Angie Romero, Harry Stendahl, Aldo Sanchez, 2009
Fulbright Research Award Nomination, Yugoslavia, 1987
Pollock Krasner Award, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY, 1987
Outdoor sculpture commission, Woodland Public Library, Woodland, CA, 1987
2nd Place Achievement Award, Auburn Arts 36, Auburn, CA, 1987
Outdoor Sculpture Commission, Robla Reservoir, Sacramento Public Works Department, Sacramento, CA, 1986
Juror's Award, University of Hawaii, 1985
1985 Pacific States Print and Drawing Exhibition, curated by George Longfish, Hilo, Hawaii, 1985
Purchase Award, National Invitational Exhibition, University of Hawaii, curated by Oliver Jackson, Hilo, Hawaii, 1985
Best of Show Award, Woodland Art Center, "Annual Juried show", Woodland, CA, 1983