581 Woodward Ave. Ridgewood Queens
Our phone numbers are 718 600-9417 during gallery hours and 718 381-2962 at other times times.
Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday from 1 - 6 and by appointment on Friday.
Born in Denver, Colorado, Michael Chandler was
a student of Stan Brakhage at the University of Colorado in Boulder
during the late 60’s and attended Art Center College of Design in Los
Angeles and the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa. He began showing his paintings in 1985 at the galleries of Salvatore Ala in New York and Milan. Chandler
has been a gardener in the Hollywood Hills, done mining assessment for
the Anaconda Company, worked on Christo's Rifle Valley Curtain project, painted baseball dolls for the Pittsburg Pirates and Cincinnati Reds,was a surveyor for Contact Logging in Philipsburg, Montana, painted walls at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, worked on the production of Walter Hill’s movie The Warriors, painted cartoon cells for Animalympics,
did installations at the Mudd Club and Club 57 with Mary-Ann Monforton
and worked as an assistant to Dan Flavin through the Dia Art
Foundation. Among others, he
has exhibited in Munich with Galeria Paal; in Seoul at Gallerie Seomi;
in Bologna at Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna; in Rio de Janeiro at the
Museum of Modern Art; at the Rhode Island School of Design’s Museum of
Art and in New York City at P.S.1, the Drawing Center and the American
Academy of Arts and Letters. Most recently his work could be seen at
Jules de Balincourt’s Bushwick Basel. Chandler has worked out of his Lower East Side studio since 1980 and this is his first one person show in New York in 15 years.