Resume

: selected exhibitions :

2017
~ Dear President - SBC - South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA
2016
~ If I Were A Carpenter - SBC - South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA
2015
~ SBF-South Bay Focus - TAM - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
~ Strange Figurations - Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
~ Dia de Los Muertos - Gallery H/Phantom Galleries LA, Hawthorne, CA
~ Art Fusion - Gallery H/Phantom Galleries LA, Hawthorne, CA
~ 144 (ii) - bG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
~ Chaos Theory - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2014
~ SBF-South Bay Focus - TAM - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
~ HOME - OCCCA - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2013
~ Creatives Rising - See.Me Gallery, Long Island City, NY
~ The Story of the Creative - See.Me Gallery, Long Island City, NY
~ The New Beginning - Ego Fine Arts Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA
~ Small Works - Ego Fine Arts Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA
~ 13 Artists - Ego Fine Arts Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA
~ Fab Four - Ego Fine Arts Gallery, Redondo Beach, CA
2012
~ TSBF-South Bay Focus - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2011
~ Rediscovery of Wonder - Lark Gallery, West Hollywood, CA (Third Place)
~ Thinking Outside the Square - Raven Studios/Gallery 207, Santa Ana CA
~ Open Call L.A. 2011 - L.A.M.A.G., Los Angeles CA
~ 144 - Blue 5 Art Space, Los Angeles CA
2010
~ SBF=South Bay Focus - Torrance Art Museum, Torrance CA
~ Revisiting Beauty - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana CA
2009
~ Strange Figurations - Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
~ Capitalism in Crisis - SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco CA
2007
~ Zones Contemporary Art Fair - Edge Zones Contemporary Art, Miami FL
~ Day of the Dead - Edge Zones Contemporary Art, Miami FL
~ Mirror Lake Benefit - Mirror Lake Historical Complex, St. Petersburg FL
~ Re: Member September - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
~ Project: Home; Post Show - St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg FL
~ HOME BOUND: Art Project - Williams Park, St. Petersburg FL
~ Cover Me - Dali Museum of Art, St. Petersburg FL
~ First Night - Lantern Project in Williams Park, St. Petersburg FL
2006
~ Pelicans on Parade - Great Explorations, St. Petersburg FL
-[invitational/fundraiser for the children’s museum]-
2005
~ 100 Smacks or less - Covivant Gallery, Tampa FL
~ Erotica/Neurotica - Matthews Gallery, Tampa FL
2004
~ Mad Hatter’s Martini Party - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
-[in conjunction with the Dali Museum, St. Petersburg FL]-
~ OPEN - Szilage Gallery, St. Petersburg FL
2003
~ Bonheur to Duchamp - Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota FL

2002
~ URBAN SWANK - Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg FL
~ Flux #1 - Lawn Bowling Club, St. Petersburg FL
~ Artistic Strokes - Art League of Bradenton, Bradenton FL
~ BOXES BOXED - Allyn Gallup Gallery, Sarasota FL
2001
~ Hot Summer/Cool Art - Artarget, Sarasota FL
~ the maiden voyage - Behind the Blue Door, Sarasota FL
2000
~ Twelve Cubed - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
~ Black & White - Rosemary Court Center, Sarasota FL
1998
~ 45th FL Craftsmen - Art & Culture Center, Hollywood FL
- Deland Museum of Art, Deland FL
~ BOX - Broward Community College, Davie FL
~ All Florida ’98 - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
1997
~ All Florida ’97 - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
~ Myriad - State Street Gallery, Sarasota FL
~ Micro/Macro - Sarasota Visual Arts Center, Sarasota FL
1996
~ Cultural Memory - Brad Cooper Gallery, Tampa FL
~ Cycle-Recycled - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL (2-Person)
~ Dishman National - Dishman Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont TX
1995
~ Franklin 20:Eclecticity - The Art Studio, Inc., Beaumont TX
1994
~ TASIJMAE - The Art Studio, Inc., Beaumont TX
1992
~ CURRENTS - South Florida Arts Center, Miami Beach FL
1991
~ LaGrange National - Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange GA
~ SFACes - South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach FL
~ Spotlight ’91 - Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi MS
1990
~ New Faces for a New Decade - Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg FL
- Florida Community College, Jacksonville FL
- Fifth Avenue Gallery, Melbourne FL
- Center for Contemporary Art, North Miami Beach FL
- Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach FL
~ Three Artists - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL (3-Person)
~ Afterpieces - Ardavin Gallery, Atlanta GA
1989
~ Arts Embassy Program - Embassy Collection ’89-’92, Madrid Spain
~ FOUR FELLOWS - Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL (4-Person)
~ CAS-Center Arts - University of South Florida, St. Petersburg FL
~ Cool Art - Fox Hall, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg FL
~ Spotlight ’89 - University of Florida, Gainesville FL
1988
~ CAS-Center Arts - University of South Florida, St. Petersburg FL
~ Summer Sizzler - Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater FL
~ Festival of States - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
1987
~ Festival of States - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL

: solo exhibitions :

2016
~ Michael Chomick; Constructions at SBC - South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA
2014
~ Breathing Freon: The Art of Chomick - Ego Fine Art, Redondo Beach, CA
2002
~ PROVOCATIONS: an unpop art manifesto - Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg FL
-[performance piece: Status Quo]-

2000
~ Michael Chomick - Fusion Gallery, St. Petersburg FL
~ Catch-22 - The Weekly Planet, Sarasota FL
1994
~ Experiencing Nirvana - The Art Studio, Inc., Beaumont TX
1993
~ Life According to Theodore - The Beaumont Art League, Beaumont TX
1989
~ Michael Chomick - Ardavin Gallery, Atlanta GA

: art projects :

2007
~ Project: HOME; Post Show - 1 of seven artist organizers (Project: HOME)
    -  Photographic Documentary & Public Forum, St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg FL
~ HOME BOUND: Art Project - 1 of seven artist organizers (Project: HOME)
    -  outdoor art project w/ 20 site-specific installations in Williams Park, St. Petersburg FL

2003
~ Gift Box Show - Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, FL (Co-curator)
~
Tenth Anniversary Exhibit - Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, FL (Co-curator)
2002
~ Dog Days of Summer - Art Center of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL (Juror)

: grants / awards :

2008
~ Artist Enhancement Grant
    - Pinellas County Arts Council, Clearwater FL
~ Marketing & Promoting your Work
     - 1-Day Professional Development Workshop
     - Conducted by the Creative Capital Foundation of New York NY,
          sponsored by the FL Division of Cultural Affairs, Tallahassee FL
2007
~ Florida Artist Enhancement Grant
    - State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, Tallahassee FL
~ Artists Retreat - 3-Day artist retreat
     - Conducted by the Creative Capital Foundation, New York NY,
          sponsored by the FL Division of Cultural Affairs, Tallahassee FL
~ Re: Member September - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL
       -[Award of Distinction]-
~ Best Artful Protest - Project: HOME
     - Best of Best 2007 – Creative Loafing Newspapers, Tampa FL

2001
~ Hot Summer/Cool Art - Artarget, Sarasota FL (2nd Place)
2000
~ Twelve Cubed - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL (Best of Show)
~ Black & White - Rosemary Court Center, Sarasota FL (Honorable Mention)
1998
~ BOX - Broward Community College, Davie FL (3rd Place)
1997
~ All Florida ’97 - The Arts Center, St. Petersburg FL (Award of Distinction)
1994
~ TASIJMAE - The Art Studio, Inc., Beaumont TX (Honorable Mention)
1989
~ ARF Grant (Artist Resource Fund) - Pinellas County Arts Council, Clearwater
1988
~ Summer Sizzler - Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater FL (1 of four Best in Show)
    -[Partial Award: FOUR FELLOWS Invitational in 1989]-

: bibliography :

~ Snook, Barbara: DANCE For Senior Students - 2nd Edition Textbook,
       2015 Cengage Learning Australia (color reproduction)
~ Studio Visit Magazine: Winter Edition 2012 Juror: Jonathan Greene,
       Independent Curator
(statement/reproductions)
~ Art Calendar Magazine: Town Meeting: Censorship 12/96;
     - Town Meeting: Galleries and Art Agents 2/96 (commentaries)
~ Altabe, Joan: Artist in residence, Herald-Tribune, 10/29/00
       (review, color reproduction)
~ Anderson, Kerry: Experiencing Nirvana, CH. 6-KFDM-TV, 9/29/94 (interview)
~ Churton, Pete: Life According to Theodore, Beaumont Enterprise, 9/10/93
       (reproduction)
~ Costello, Kevin: Art Beat, Pelican Press, 8/14/97 (profile/reproduction)
~ Didly, Steve: Experiencing Nirvana, University Press-Lamar U., BMT, TX
       9/30/94 (review)
~ Eagan, Richard: New Faces for a New Decade, 1/90 (catalog/reproduction)
~ Fullbright, Jana: KVLU Radio-Lamar University, Beaumont, TX (interviews);
     - Experiencing Nirvana, 10/13/94; Life According to Theodore, 9/9/93

~ Gethers, Latasha: New Faces for a New Decade, Miami Herald,
       7/22/90 (review/reproduction)
~ Grattafiori, John: Life According to Theodore, CH. 6-KFDM-TV,
       9/8/93 (interview)
~ Hudler, Melissa: Experiencing Nirvana, Image Magazine,11/15/94
       (profile/reproduction)
~ Knight, Barbara: Experiencing Nirvana, Mixed Media-S.E.TX Arts Council,
       10/1/94 (profile)
~ Maass, Harold: SFACes, Miami Herald, 9/22/91 (review/reproduction)
~ Marger, Mary Ann: St. Petersburg Times (reviews):
     - All Florida ’97,5/16/97 (color reproduction);
     - New Faces for a New Decade, 2/2/90; Cool Art, 7/26/88;
     - Summer Sizzler ’88, 5/13/88; Festival of States, 3/5/88
~ Schilke, JoEllen: Cycle-Recyled, Art-in-your-Ear, WMNF-88.5 Radio,
       2/16/96 (interview)
~ Thompson, Daniel: Censorship, Issue Magazine, 2/96 (profile)
~ York, Jeffrey, Ex. Director, Art Museum of S.E.TX, Beaumont. TX
       2/7/96 (review/reproduction)