b. 1982, based in Syracuse, NY

Contact: mike@michaelwhicks.com | 732-673-9484
Instagram: michael.w.hicks

Residencies
2018 - Saltonstall Arts Colony, Ithaca, NY
2017 - Berlin Semester Residency Program, Berlin, Germany

Selected Exhibitions
2018 - 05 Home, juried by Tina Barney & Thea Traff, SFO Museum, San Francisco, CA
2018 - 03 Hiding in Plain Sight, ArtHelix, Brooklyn, NY
2018 - 02 Portfolio 18, curated by Sam Barzilay, Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA
2018 - 02 Black and White Now, curated by Mark Steinmetz, South by Southeast Gallery, Molena, GA
2017 - 05 Draft 14, Gallery r, Rochester, NY
2017 - 04 Waiting for the Floor to Dry, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin, Germany
2017 - 03 Axis, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
2016 - 12 Dry Sweat, Random Access, Syracuse, NY
2016 - 11 The Trouble With Flesh, curated by Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Lightwork, Syracuse, NY
2015 - 8 Sitka, City Hall, Sitka, AK
2014 - 8 Faith, Leica Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 - 12 MSPF, Trendy Studio, Miami, FL
2013 - 11 FotoNOMA, 51 N St. NE, Washington, DC
2013 - 05 There From Here , Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, ME
2012 - 11 SubMERGE, 700 H St. NE, Washington, DC
2012 - 11 Soul of the City, Josephine Butler, Washington, DC

Publications & Press
2018 - Oranbeg Press, As of Late
2018 - ArtsAtl, Review of Portfolio 18 by Jerry Cullum
2018 - Atlanta Photography Group, Interview with Spencer Sloan
2018 - Aint-Bad Magazine, featured by Fred Hirschman
2017 - Humble Arts FoundationYear in Reverse, online exhibition curated by Jon Feinstein
2017 - Der GreifGuest Room - Fake News, curated by Stefano Stoll & Raphaël Biollay
2017 - Draft MagazineDraft 14
2017 - Oranbeg Press, NET 2.6, What Does Natural Look Like? 
2014 - Huffington Post, "Sometimes, Street Photography is About Having Faith", Oct. 14 2014

Awards & Honors
2018 - Lucie Foundation Scholarship, Shortlist
2018 - Hopper Prize Finalist
2017/18 - Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Syracuse University
2018 - Creative Opportunity Grant, Syracuse University
208 - GSO Travel Grant, Syracuse University

Artist Talks
2017 - Where's My Arc? Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Teaching Experience
2018 Fall - Instructor, Studio Concepts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2018 Fall - Instructor, Intro to Art Photography II, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2018 Fall - Instructor, Intro to Art Photography, Analog B&W, 2 sections, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2018 Spring - Instructor, Intro to Art Photography, Analog B&W, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2017 Fall - Instructor, Intro to Digital Photography, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Education
Rutgers College, BA in Political Science, 2004
Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Documentary Photography & Multimedia, 2013
Syracuse University, MFA in Art Photography, 2018