MICHAEL REAFSNYDER / PATRICK WILSON

520 West 21st Street

6 September - 6 October 2018

Michael Reafsnyder, Hot Tamale, 2017, Acrylic on linen, 72 x 60 inches, 182.9 x 152.4 cm, MMG#29694

Patrick Wilson, Above Gray Lake, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 35 x 80 inches, 88.9 x 203.2 cm, MMG#30108

Michael Reafsnyder, Cool Flow, 2018, Acrylic on linen, 60 x 52 inches, 152.4 x 132.1 cm, MMG#30014

Patrick Wilson, Side Door, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 35 x 80 inches, 88.9 x 203.2 cm, MMG#30109

Michael Reafsnyder, Spring Light, 2018, Acrylic on linen, 52 x 60 inches, 132.1 x 152.4 cm, MMG#30003

Patrick Wilson, Bass Pro (Self Portrait), 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 35 x 80 inches, 88.9 x 203.2 cm, MMG#30110

Michael Reafsnyder, Grape Escape, 2018, Acrylic on linen, 60 x 52 inches, 152.4 x 132.1 cm, MMG#30008

Patrick Wilson, Road Trip, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 35 x 80 inches, 88.9 x 203.2 cm, MMG#30111

Michael Reafsnyder, Salsa King, 2018, Acrylic on linen, 52 x 60 inches, 132.1 x 152.4 cm, MMG#30007

Patrick Wilson, Ghost Story, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 22 inches, 55.9 x 55.9, MMG#30113

Michael Reafsnyder, Glaze Time, 2016, Acrylic on linen, 72 x 60 inches, 182.9 x 152.4 cm, MMG#30020

Patrick Wilson, Small Weather Event, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 22 inches, 55.9 x 55.9 cm, MMG#30112

Press Release

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.

PATRICK WILSON (b. 1970, Redding, CA) received his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Davis in 1993 and his Masters of Fine Art degree at Claremont Graduate School in Claremont, CA in 1995.

He has had numerous solo exhibitions, including Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Evolving Geometries: Line, Form, and Color,” Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; “Steak Night,” Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; “Patrick Wilson: Pull,” University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA; “Slow Motion Action Painting,” Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA; and “Slow Food,” Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.

Recent group exhibitions include “Pivotal: Highlights from the Collection,” Orange County Museum of Art, Newport
Beach, CA; “On the Road: American Abstraction,” David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI; “Geometrix: Line, Form, Subversion,” Curator’s Office, Washington, D.C.; “NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today.” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; “California Visual Music – Three Generations of Abstraction,” Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA; “Local Color,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; 2010 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; “Keeping it Straight: Right Angles and Hard Edges in Contemporary Southern California,” Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA; and “Gyroscope,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.

His work is included in many public and private collections including the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; and the San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.

Wilson currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.