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Born 1972, El Paso, TX
Lives and works in Ellenville, NY




2009 Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY

2007 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME

1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin, TX





El Paso, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY



Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY



Romancing the Stoned, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

A Life of its Own, La Maison de Rendezvous, Brussels, BE



a window, adore, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY, Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid, ES



Loony Tombs, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Something of a Feather, KANSAS, New York, NY



Shrine Time, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY



Beggars Blanket, KANSAS, New York NY



Incidental Western, KANSAS, New York, NY



Fear of a Flat Planet, CTRL, Houston, TX



Basement States, Horton Gallery, New York, NY



Greetings from Berrydale (with Ryan Lauderdale), Okay Mountain, Austin, TX

Lost In Your Eyes, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY





Shrubs, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA



New Skin, curated by Jason Stopa, Monica King Contemporary, New York, NY



Heat Brain, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Line and Verse, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden



Symbolisms, Cooper Cole, Toronto, ON

Pictography, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY

American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Water & Dreams, Chicken Coop Contemporary, Portland, OR; traveling to Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI



Go Figure, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY

As if in a foreign country, Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, Austria

Jack and Diane, Kate Werble Gallery, New York NY

The Clear and the Obscure, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico

Strange Abstraction, Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY



Around Flat, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY

Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable Sized and Unreasonable Sized Paintings, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

The Guston Effect, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

The Negative Hand, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

From now on in, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY



This One’s Optimistic: Pincushion, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Pale Fire, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

Artist in Residence Biennial: Patricia Treib, Michael Berryhill, EJ Hauser, Jaya Howey, Ewing Gallery, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN



Style as Substance, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX Breaking Night, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA



External Original, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Mark, Scrape, Wipe, Shape, SPACESHIFTER, Brooklyn, NY

Pig Party, Various sites New York City, New York, NY

Epiphanic Glow, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Beasts of Revelation, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

WAVERS, 283 47th St, Brooklyn, NY

MYTHOGRAFIA, Bull and Ram, New York, NY



Shapeshifters, 4 4 3 P A S, New York, NY

Monkey Wrench, Horton Gallery, New York, NY



The Maginot Line, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

As if in a foreign country, Collective Show, Participant Inc., New York, NY

Precarity and the Butter Tower, CTRL, Houston, TX



H.T.A.D.I.T.F. 25, Central Park West, New York, NY

Whitney’s Biennial C.R.E.A.M Projects, Brooklyn, NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Columbia University, New York, NY



Panic to Power!, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Deadliest Catch, CORE, Southampton, NY



Berliner Kunstsalon & Anonyme Zeichner 7, Blutenweiss Gallery, Berlin, DE

7 x 7, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX

Existence is Elsewhere, Else Madsen Gallery, Austin, TX

Popular Hallucinations for the Home, MASS Gallery, Austin, TX

Painters and Cowboys Should Be Friends, UNT Artspace FW, Fort Worth, TX



Laser Light Show Project (L.L.S.P.), Gallery 3, Austin, TX

Affair at the Jupiter Hotel (with Art Palace), Portland, OR

Wild & Bushy, Volitant Gallery, Austin, TX

Painting’s Edge: The Exhibition, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA

New American Talent 21, Arthouse, Austin, TX



From Brooklyn to Bolm, Bolm Studios Gallery, Austin, TX






Clark, Andy Martinelli, Critic’s Pick: “New Skin” at Monica King Contemporary, Artforum, January 9, 2020.


Gulyan, Armine, Cynthia Daignault & Michael Berryhill / Night Gallery, Flaunt Magazine, September 6, 2019.


Ambrose, David, Michael Berryhill and Evan Nesbit Are The Warp and Woof of Miro’s Thread, Whitehot Magazine, October 8, 2017.

Yau, John, Michael Berryhill Will Have You Seeing Faces, Hyperallergic, October 8, 2017.

McGlynn, Tom, Michael Berryhill: A Window, Adore, The Brooklyn Rail, October 5, 2017.

‘Pictography’ at Sperone Westwater, New York, Artinfo, July 12, 2017.


Zevitas, Steven, 17 Artists to Watch in 2017, New American Paintings, December 20, 2016.

Keeting, Zachary, Michael Berryhill at KANSAS, May 2016, Gorky’s Granddaughter, May 10 2016.


Kardon, Dennis, It’s Not What You Think: From Now On In at Brian Morris / Buddy Warren Artcritical, April 16, 2015.

Berardini, Andrew, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, LA Art Book Fair, and Paramount Ranch Los Angeles, ArtAgenda, Feburary 2, 2015.

Goldstein, Andrew M. 7 of the Most Absorbing Art Works at Art Los Angeles Contemporary, ArtSpace, January 31, 2015.


Moyer, Carrie, Michael Berryhill, Art in America, September 19, 2014.

Kardon, Dennis, Fuzzy Reception: Michael Berryhill at Kansas, ArtCritical, June 10, 2014.

Davis, Ben, Michael Berryhill, KANSAS, Artnet News, May 21, 2014.

Indrisek, Scott, Michael Berryhill at KANSAS, BlouinArtinfo, May 15, 2014.

Harkness, Hilary, Michael Berryhill: Bright lights, No Sweat, Huffington Post ARTS, May 12, 2014.

Provosty, Nathlie, What’s more real, a dead tree or a drawing of a dead tree? Michael Berryhill with Nathlie Provosty, The Brooklyn Rail, May 6, 2014.

New York Gallery Beat: 6 Critics Review 16 Shows, ArtNet News, May 21, 2014.


Worth, Alexi, 25 Artists to Watch in 2014, Modern Painters, December, 2013. Rosenberg, Karen, A Roving Art Fair Finds a Home Court Advantage, The New York Times, May 10


Johnson, Paddy. The 10 Best Exhibitions of 2012. The L Magazine, December, 2012

Kohler, William, Painting Lives! ‘Mark, Wipe, Scrape, Shape’ at Spaceshifter, Huffington Post, November 29, 2012.

Harkness, Hilary, Studio Visit Advice From Painter Michael Berryhill, Huffington Post The Blog, December 9, 2012.

Bui, Phong, On MICHAEL BERRYHILL’S “Sensitive Parlour Ghost” Incidental Western, The Brooklyn Rail, September, 2012.

Kimball, Whitney, MICHAEL BERRYHILL AT KANSAS GALLERY, New American Paintings Blog, June 28, 2012.

Adelaide, Kari, Michael Berryhill At Kansas Gallery, Huffington Post ARTS, June 12, 2012.

Winant, Carmen, Michael Berryhill’s Impossible Art, DAILYSERVING . June 7, 2012.

Calandra, Maria, Michael Berryhill, PENCIL IN THE STUDIO, April 5, 2012.


Butler, Sharon, Michael Berryhill’s tabletops, two coats of paint, July 16, 2011.


Wolff, Rachel, See Here Now: Three art-rich neighborhoods, 25 new galleries, Time Out New York. October 12, 2009.

Rosenberg, Karen, Art in Review, The New York Times, September 17, 2009.

2008 D

ouberley, Amanda, Greetings From Berrydale, The Austin Chronicle, Feburary 22, 2008.

Artist for Sharpe Art Foundation ‘Space Program’,, July 21, 2008.


Douberly, Amanda, From Stuff, Art. The Austin Chronicle, July 14, 2006.

Anonyme Zeichner 7 Catalog, Published: Blutenweiss Gallery, Berlin, DE. New American Talent 21, Arthouse, Austin, TX.

“Francisco” and “Pipe Dream, Bat City Review, Number 2 | Spring/Summer Fisher, Gerren, Texas Artists Make Their Mark Nationally, The Daily Texan, August 10, 2006.


VanRyzin, Jeannie, Empire State Art, The Austin American Statesman, May 20, 2004.




2013 Dean, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME
2013 University of Tennessee, Artist in Residence, Knoxville, TN
2012 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Painting, New York, NY 2009 Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Studio Space Recipient, Brooklyn, NY 2006 Painting’s Edge Residency, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA