Education

1975-77, School of the Art Institute of Chicago BFA
1972-75, Rhode Island School of Design

Selected Exhibitions

2017

theNuewPolitic: Artists Explore. Juried Regional Competition. Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma, CA.

2015

The 100 show, Kitty Hawk Gallery, Sebastopol, CA.

2011

The Real World of Faerie, Life Force Arts Center, Chicago, IL.

2009

1st Annual Spiritual Arts Festival, Life Force Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL.

Emergence of the Divine Feminine, Life Force Arts Foundation, Chicago, IL.

2008

Shari Asher Namaste Center, Laporte, IN.

Michael Zieve and Holly Jackson, Jane Cowley Gallery, St. Joseph, MI.

2007

Winter Show: Blue Dress Farm. St. Joseph, MI.

Students of Joan Taxay Weinger, North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL.

2006

Sand, Steel and Spirit: Artists Box Project. Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN.

2005

"Provence: Workshop artists" Purdue University North West, Westville, IN.

"Traveling Artists" Laporte County Public Library System, Laporte IN.

2004

"Provence: Workshop Artists" Purdue University North West, Westville, IN.

"Identity is a dream..." The Hot House Gallery, Chicago, IL.

"Insights" Group Exhibition, Michigan City, City Hall, Michigan City, IN.

"Gaia Gallery Invitational", Gaia Gallery, New Buffalo, MI.

2003

"The Four Seasons" Group Exhibition, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN.

2002

"The Landscape Remembered" drawings and paintings by Michael Zieve, The Dorothea Theil Gallery, South Suburban College, South Holland, IL.

"Four Artists" John G. Blank Center for the Arts

2001

"Then and Now" John G. Blank Center for the Arts, Michigan City IN.

"Group Exhibition" Harbart Gallery, Michigan City, IN.

2000

"Cross Currents" annual juried regional exhibit, John G. Blank Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN

1996

"Art in Chicago 1945-95" Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.

1990

"The Prairie, The Lake and the City" Evanston and Vicinity Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL.

1988

"Urban Concerns; Contemporary Artists look at the City" Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL.

1986

"Artists go to Bat" Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1985

"Then and Now" Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

"Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity" The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,IL.

1984

"Chicago;Emerging Visions" The Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, WI.

"Alternative Spaces: A History in Chicago" The Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, IL.

"Of Saints and Sinners" Phyllis kind Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1983

"The Big Picture: 20 years of the Abstracted Figure in Chicago Art", Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

"Atlas and Odalisque", Randolph St.Gallery, Chicago, IL.

"Six New Gallery Artists" Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1982

"Painting and Sculpture Today" Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN.

"Chicago Now" Brentwood Gallery, ST. Louis, MO.

1981

"Five Artists: Africano, Bramson, Brown, Paschke, Zieve" Centre D' Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

"Young Chicago Artists" Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

"Michael Zieve: Paintings and Drawings" Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago IL.

1980

"Chicago Art Perspective" Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

"Non Naïve Show" Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL.

"Alter Ego Show" West Hubbard Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Collections

Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL.

Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN.

Lobby - 225 W. Wacker Building, Chicago, IL.

Braur Museum of Art, Valporaiso University, Valparaiso IN.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.

Marionjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheaton, IL.

Riverside Hospital, Kankakee, IL.

U. S. Post Office, Rolling Prairie, IN.

Public/Private Mural And Painting Commissions

2007

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Suite of Relief Paintings

2006

Marionjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheaton, IL.
Triptych Painting for Lobby

Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.
Suite of four paintings.

2005

St. Peters Catholic Church, Laporte, IN. Decorative Painting

Phillips Residence, Deerfield, IL. Mural

2004

Petrus residence, Michigan City, IN. Painting

2003

Riverside Hospital, Kankakee, IL. Paintings

2002

Frank residence, Highland Park, IL. Mural

Knes residence, New Buffalo, MI. Paintings

2001

Alegria Inn, Mendocino, CA. Mural

2000

Glesser residence, Tilburg, The Netherlands. Mural

1999

Cannon Residence, Rolling Prairie, IN. Mural

Wolf Antiques, Laporte, IN. Paintings

Brown residence, Granger, IN. Painting

1998

Petrus residence, Michigan City, IN. Painting

United States Post Office. Rolling Prairie, IN. Wall murals

1996

Matuszak residence, Michigan City, IN. Mural

Swift-Nelson residence, Laporte, IN. Mural

1995

Nitz residence, Sawyer, MI. Mural

Drake Towers, Chicago, IL. Trompe l'oeil

1994

Glass residence, Oak Park, IL. Murals

Korosec residence, Oconomowoc, WI. Mural

Heller residence,Skokie, IL. Murals

1993

Tosoro, Union Pier, MI. Mural

Riviera Gardens, Union Pier, MI. Mural

Gatziolis residence, Glenview, IL. Mural

1992

Dinzole residence, Chicago, IL. Mural

Shapiro Residence, Highland Park, IL. Mural

A.S.I.D. Showhouse, Crown Mansion, Evanston IL. Murals

1991

Sullivan residence, Barrington IL. Trompe l'oeil

Phillipsborne residence, Chicago, IL. Murals

Grants

1987 Art Matters Inc. New York, New York

Teaching

1997

Teaching Demonstrations for Charles MacIntosh Exhibition, Children's Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago

2003-2004

Safe Harbor Art Program, Mullen Elementary School, Michigan City, IN.

2003-2004

Art Program- Camp Summit, Boot Camp for Juvenile Boys, Laporte, IN.

2004-2010

Infinite River-Spontaneous Painting Workshops:

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN.

Purdue University North Central, Westville, IN.

Zieve Studios, Three Oaks, MI.

Atelier Mur Quaglia, Chicago, IL. (With Mur Quaglia)

Tom Robinson Studio, Chicago,IL.

Silver Creek Farm, Laporte, IN.

Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL.

Flatfile Galleries, Chicago ,IL. (with Mur Quaglia)

Liberation Park, Oak Park, IL. (with Mur Quaglia)

2009

Childrens Mandala Workshop, St. Johns Lutheran School, Laporte, IN.

Reviews And Publications

Marcia Porter "A Miral-culous View of Rolling Prairie" The South Bend Tribune, Nov. 20, 1998 Section D7
Catalogue, "Art In Chicago 1945-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1996
Dan Cameron, "Blunt Subjects: The Paintings of Mike Zieve" Arts Magazine, Sept. 1991
Michael Bonesteel,"Prairie, Lake, City, a wide range of art" Pioneer Press Newspapers, March 15,1990
Michael Bonesteel, "Life in the City is not so Pretty" Pioneer Press Newspapers, March 3, 1988
Catalogue, "Artists go to bat" Chicago Cubs Wives Charities, 1986
L.J. Douglass, "A Message in the Darkness" The New Art Examiner, June 1984 p.12
Catalogue, "The Big Picture:20 years of the abstracted figure in Chicago Art", Hyde park Art Center, Chicago, IL.1983
Mark Michael Leonhart, "It's Root, Root, Root for the Home Team" The New Art Examiner Feb. 1983 p.22
Christopher Lyon, "Hyde Park show fuels interest in Figurative Art" Chicago Sun Times, Jan.1983 p. 22
Ann Morgan "Mike Zieve" Art International May/June 1982 p.96
Christopher Lyon, "The Importance of Being Tasteless" Chicago Reader May 14, 1982 Sec. 1, p. 36
Leon Regan Upshaw, "Painting in Chicago" Portfolio Magazine May/June 1982 p.62
Mark Michael Leonhart, "Mike Zieve" Flash Art , May 1982 p.52
Michael Bonesteel, "Mike Zieve" Art in America, April 1982 p.151
William C. Dawe, "Michael Zieve", The New Art Examiner, Feb. 1982
Alan Artner, "Expressionism rides in on 80's Wave of Interest", Chicago Tribune, Oct. 18 1981, Sec. 6-p.13
Kathi Norklun, "Narrative Naïve Painting from Chicago" Artweek, August 1981,vol. 12 p.25
Harold Hayden, "Non Naïve Show" Chicago Sun Times, Feb. 15 1980 p.70
Mark Michael Leonhart, "Non Naïve Show" The New Art Examiner, Feb.13, 1980 p.16
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