Michael Flomen's Biography


2007 Interpreting Nature Part II. Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont.
Higher Ground, Machine Age, Boston, Ma
2006 Teeming, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami
2005 Teeming, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York
Higher Ground, Therese Dion Arts Contemporain, Montreal
2003 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles
Trout Will Rise for Some Hats, Brown Library,
Sterling College, Craftsbury, VT
2002 Higher Ground, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
World, Artcore Gallery, Toronto
2001 Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
Seven, Artcore Gallery, Toronto
2000 Rising, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
1999 Trout Will Rise for Some Hats, Galerie d’art d’Outremont, Montreal
1998 Fields, Artcore Gallery, Toronto
1997 Fields, Gallery Han Art Contemporain, Montreal
1995 Imminent Ground, Galerie Vox, Montreal
Friend, photographic installation, Motel Fine Arts Exhibitions, New York
Imminent Ground, Langage Plus, Alma, Quebec
1994 Prier, Pray, Mois de la Photo, Espace 2020, Montreal
1993 Night, photographic installation, Motel Fine Arts Exhibition, New York
1988 Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris
Shaker Photographs, North Family, 1969-73. Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, New Lebanon, NY (on going)
Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
Kamploops Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
1986 PPS Galerie F C Gundlach, Hamburg, Germany
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
1985 Aus Der Sicht Des Nachbarn, Wissenshaftzentrum, Bonn
Galerie John A. Schweitzer, Montreal
1984 L’Oeil du Voisin, Canadian Cultural Center, Brussels
Galerie Vu, Quebec
Het Oog Van de Buur, Cultureel Centrum Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium
Geemeentekredist, Grote Market, Antwerp
Steigenberger Hotel, Berlin
Kanada Galerie, Munich
Vortragassal Der Universitats Bibliothek, Oldenburg
1981 Shot in America, The American Gallery, Bern
The Koussivitsky Art Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
1980 Paul Waggoner Galleries, Chicago
1975 Doubletake, Vehicule Art Gallery, Montreal
1972 Shaker Light, Optica Gallery, Montreal


2007 HUGE , ARTCORE gallery , Toronto , Canada
2006 Human = Nature, The Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT
Die Liege um Licit, Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany.
Out of Darkness; The Contemporary Revival of Early Photography, University of Central Florida Art Gallery, Orlando
2005 OIL and Water ,Mois de la photo, Montreal
What's New, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami
Sans Regards or No Eyes: Looking at Collection Dancing Bear, Rencontres d’Arles, France
Summer Show,Tamarack Gallery, East Craftsbury, VT
2004 Water, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
2003 Looking Up: Contemplating the Skies, New York Academy of Sciences, NY
Cameraless Image, Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era, International Center of Photography, New York
2002 PhotoGENEsis; Opus 2, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA New Acquisitions, New Work, New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Gaggles, Flocks, & Coveys; Further, Murders & Exaltations: A Bird Show,
Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
Tamarack Gallery, Craftsbury, VT
2001 At the Edge: The Horizon Line in Contemporary Art, Dorsky Gallery, NY
2000 Particular Vision, Tim Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
Thinner Air, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO
1998 Several Pictures XII, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Temps Composés, Musée D’Art de Joliette, Quebec
1997 Photographic Views and Vistas, Marcia Raffelman Fine Arts, Toronto Art à la Carte, Galerie McClure, Montreal
1994 Han Art Contemporain, Montreal
Before the Land Behind the Camera, CMCP, Ottawa
Prêt d’Oeuvres d’Art, Musée du Québec, Quebec
1988 Social Life, The Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
1986 Choix D’Artistes, Galerie John A Schweitzer, Montreal
1985 Canadian Contemporary Photography, National Art Gallery, Ottawa
1984 Fragments, Photographies Actuelle au Québec, Galerie Vu, Quebec
1979 Tendances Actuelles au Québec, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal
Vécu, I Have Lived, CMCP, Ottawa
1978 Four Photographers, Galerie Optica, Montreal
New Trends in US and Canadian Photography, Galerie Monas Heirgliphica, Milan
1972 Young Canadian Photographers, Yajima Gallery, Montreal


1980 Flore, Optica Gallery, Montreal
Organize and curate a photographic group exhibition about flowers
1972 - Commission to print museum quality black and white photographs for artists, galleries and museums


2000 - ongoing Art Basel Miami, Art Chicago, Artissima Italy, Art Cologne Germany, AIPAD New York, Art Fiero Bologna Spain,
Art Brussels, DIFC gulf art fair


2006 Human= Nature, curated by Victoria Anstead, The Firehouse Gallery, Burlington VT.
Die Liebe zum Licht, curated by Bettina Maassen and Hartmut Neumann, Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany.
2005 Dormance et Metamorphoses De L'oeil, Denis Samson et Michael Flomen, Editions J'ai Vu
2002 Higher Ground. Catalogue, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
2000 Rising, Portfolio
Rising. Catalogue, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York
1999 Trout Will Rise for Some Hats, story by Stephen Leacock, folio book with nine original silver prints designed by Peter Sibbald Brown
1997 A Photograph, 15 photographs, self-published
1984 Still-Life Draped Stone, 26 duotone plates,
Introduction by Peter Sibbald Brown, Paget Press
1981 Details/M. Flomen, 21 duotone plates, Introduction by Louis Patrick,
Yajima Gallery, Montreal


2006 CV Ciel Variable, Winter, Materia et Lumen #70
El Nuevo Herald, Sunday January 29, 2006, Jose Antonio Evora
Miami New Times 2006-02-02
Vie des Arts, No. 201 Hiver 2005 2006 2005
El Nuevo Herald, Sunday July 17 2005, Jose Antonio Evora
Image and Imagination, “Oil and Water” essay, by Martha Langford,
p. 239-243 Michael Flomen, Evan Lee, Laura Mallard ,
illustration page 239, McGill University Press 2005
2004 American Photo, May/June, essay, The Future of Nature
2003 Art on Paper, review by Elizabeth Finch (April)
2wice (Vol 6: N0 2) GLOW - Bioluminescence
2002 The New Yorker, March 11, Goings On About Town, Higher Ground
1995 CV Photo, Autumn, p. 61. review, Imminent Ground
Black Flash, Vol. 13.3, Fall, p.18-19. review, Imminent Ground
Portfolio Photographie 12, Verlag Photographie,
6 plates, Introduction by Michael Koetzle
1989 Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Exhibition catalogue p. 162
1985 Canadian Art Magazine, Summer, Exhibition review of Still-Life Draped Stone, Shweitzer Gallery, by George Bogardi. P. 18, 19.
Photo Selection, Exhibition review by Richard Baillargeon. P. 42, 43
Aus Der Sicht Des Nachbarn, catalogue of traveling exhibition in Germany, p.16
American Photographer, September, book review, Nina Liu
Het Oog Van de Buur, catalogue for exhibition at Cultural Center Hasselt, Belgium, Introduction by Johan De Vos. 16 pages. 1984
1984 Fragments, Photographie Actuelle Au Québec,Exhibition Catalogue p. 40-41
Canadian Contemporary Photography, ONF NFB, collection. Hurtig.
1983 Latitudes and Parallels, exhibition catalogue, Winnipeg Art Gallery, p. 56-58
Quebec Photography Invitational, Saidye Bronfman Center,
exhibition catalogue, Interview by Katherine Tweedie, p.18.
1982 ‘Through the Lens of Michael Flomen’ by George Bogardi,
Chimo Magazine Vol. 5, No. 1 Feb./March p. 56-58.
1981 Chicago Sunday Times, June 15, Exhibition review by David Elliot.
Afterimage, March. Book review.
1980 Printletter No. 28, July. Zurich. Review by Marco Misiani. p. 31.
Photo Communique, Fall. Review by Gail Fisher-Taylor.
1979 Vie Des Art, Winter, Exhibition review.
Tendances Actuelles au Québec, catalogue.
Musée D’Art Contemporain
Vécu, I Have Lived, Folder for the exhibition by Pierre Dessurault, Ottawa.
1975 Arts Magazine, 23 October, Exhibition review, Vehicule Art Gallery, Montreal


2005 Conseil des arts et des letters, Quebec
1993 Canada Council Arts Award Grant ‘A’
1993 Bourse de ressourcement, Studio de New York, Ministère des Affaires Culturelles du Québec
1972 Canada Council Arts Award Grant ‘B’


2004 Light Conversation: Seminars with Contemporary Photographers,
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1978 / 1982-84 Photography instructor, Concordia University, Montreal


Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Philadelphia Museum of Art
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Hallmark Collection, Kansas City, MO
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Harvard University Art Museums - Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach FL
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Hanmi Photography Museum, Seoul
Museum for Canadian Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
Art Bank, Ottawa
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Ministry of External Affairs, Ottawa
Musée de L’Architecture, Liège, Belgium
Mt. Lebanon Shaker Village, New Lebanon, NY
Musée du Québec, Quebec
National Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
Maison de l'mage et de la Photographie, Montreal, Canada

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