Date: March 11, 2014
Michael Rees is a sculptor working in themes of figuration, language, technology, and the social. He has shown his work widely including MAD, the Whitney Museum in the 1995 Biennial and "Bitstreams" in 2001, the MARTa Museum in Germany, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and private galleries such as 303, Bitforms, and Pablo's Birthday. Rees has received grants from Creative Capital, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the NEA. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and his MFA from Yale University. Rees is currently associate professor of sculpture and digital media, and Director of the Center for Computer Art and Animation at William Paterson University.