Michael Krueger

Posted by Fabio 15 June 2010

Michael Krueger is a father, an artist and a teacher. He was born on January 5, 1967 in Kenosha Wisconsin. His family moved to South Dakota in 1970 and he spent his childhood years in Sioux Falls. These formative years in the West cultivated a fondness and curiosity for the history of Westward Expansion and the epic struggles that were cast on the Great Plains.
In 1990 Michael earned a BFA from the University of South Dakota and in 1993 he graduated with an MFA from the University of Notre Dame. In 1995, Michael moved to Lawrence for a teaching post at the University of Kansas.

Michael’s creative research has taken him all over the globe from Asuncion, Paraguay to the United Arab Emeritus, to Scotland, England, Belgium, France and Italy. He has given lectures and workshops at over 80 venues including, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, City College of New York, New York City, NY, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland, Instituto Superior de Arte, Asunción, Paraguay, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and the University of Texas, Austin, TX.

He has recently had solo exhibitions at Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN & Sunday L.E.S., New York, NY. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, the International Print Center New York, New York, NY, Adam Baumgold, New York, NY, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY, Davidson Gallery, Seattle, WA and the Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA. Krueger’s work is included in over 60 public collections including; the New York Public Library, the Museo Del Barro, Asunción, Paraguay, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, City of Seattle, WA, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Musuem of Art – Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s Estate in Charlottesville, VA.