Michael Manning

b. 1985, Corona del Mar, CA
Lives and Works in Los Angeles

2007    BFA. New York University. Tisch School of The Arts.

2011    MBA. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 



2016      For Pete’s Sake, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden

            The Barn Show, Johannes Vogt, East Hampton, NY

            I Hate Mondays, Mon Cheri, Brussels, Belgium (solo)

            Shackle Me Not, Traaseth Gallery, Oslo, Norway

            No Rain, No Rainbows, GAVLAK, Palm Beach, FL (solo)


2015     Ten Year Anniversary, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA

            Michael Manning: And Alterations, Last Resort Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)

            Caesar Salad, CURA, Rome, Italy (solo)

            Michael Manning: Sticky Bumps, Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)

            Post Analog Painting, The Hole, New York, New York

            New Drawings, Levy Delval, Brussels Belgium


2014      Plainly To Propound. GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA
            Refraction: The Image of Sense. Blain Southern. London.

            Wild Fusion: Vol. IV – Technoeconomicology. Bill Brady Gallery. Kansas City, MO. (solo)

            Episode 14. Middlemarch. Brussels.

            Wild Fusion: Vol. III – WWWHATWWWEDOISSECRET. Carl Kostyal. Stockholm. (solo)

            Wild Fusion: Vol. II – I Want To Believe. Retrospective Gallery. Hudson, NY. (solo)

            Wild Fusion: Vol. I – TOTAL COLLAPSE. American Contemporary. New York. (solo)

            Material Images. Johannes Vogt Gallery. New York.

            Too Soon. Perry Rubenstein Gallery. Los Angeles.


2013      Sheryl Crow Pandora Paintings. Bill Brady KC at NADA Art Fair. Miami Beach (solo).

            Bright & Contemporary. Smart Objects. Los Angeles (solo).

            Over The Valley. Steve Turner Contemporary. Los Angeles.

            Museum of Moving Image. Best of: Fach & Asendorf Gallery. New York.

2012      Bring Your Own Beamer : LA. The Geffen @ Museum of Contemporary Art. Los Angeles.
            ASTRAL PROJECTION ABDUCTION FANTASY. Monstertruck Gallery. Dublin.
            Open Network. Cirrus Gallery. Los Angeles.

2011      GIF GROUP SHOW: FRIENDS. Fach & Asendorf Gallery.  
            Street Show: The Things Between Us. Eyebeam. New York.
            A Small Forest. Kunsthalle New. Chicago.
            Self-Love. Copenhagen Place. London.


In Dialogue. Hunted Projects. 2016.

Michael Manning Is an Archeologist of Endangered Internet Icons. Artsy. 2015.

WWWHATWWWEDOISSECRET - Critic’s Pick. Artforum. 2014.

A Day In The Life of Michael Manning. Dazed Digital. 2014.

Artist Profile. Rhizome.org. 2014.

25 Internet Artists You Need to Know. Complex.com. 2013

Painting by Numbers. Rhizome.org. 2013.
How Going Viral Has Changed Art. The Creators Project. 2012.
Phone Arts : Designing with The iPhone. Computer Arts UK. 2012.
PhoneArts Celebrates Art Made on iPhones. The Mac Observer. 2011.
Phonearts.net is a free ticket to a cell phone art exhibit. C-NET. 2011.
Turn On, Plug In, Walk Out. ArtInfo. 2011.
A Small Forest of Net Art. Art Slant. 2011.
Net Art Out of The Past. Bad At Sports. 2011.
The Decentralization of Art on The Internet: An Imagined History. Art Fag City. 2011.
Art Made By A Computer, And You. The Globe and Mail. 2010.