the Aesthetocracy
Featuring a selection of projects, larger bodies of work, and upcoming and recent exhibitions by Michael Bosworth.

  Recent Exhibitions, Activities, and Varia

Cradle to Grave II: Re-Appropriation, Obsolescence, and the Arts
UB Lower Art Gallery
September 25 - October 18, 2014

A challenge from the UB Department of Art, participants use seemingly obsolete art and technology objects to create new works of art.

Echo Contemporary Art Fair
September 5 - 7, 2014

Upstate is an installation piece created for the 2014 Echo Contemporary Art Fair in Buffalo, NY.

August 8 - October 14, 2014

Trans Empire Canal Corporation [TECCORP] and the Burchfield Penney Art Center are embarking on a multi-year project “Cultural Commodities: As Exhibition In Four Phases.” The project commences with “Phase I: Displacement Prototyping Barge”, an exhibition opening at the Burchfield Penney Art Center on August 8th, 2014. Created specifically for the exhibition, Waterline will be one of the featured works.

Hallwalls Artist's and Models: True Defective
The Garage, 151 Eagle Street, Buffalo, NY, June 21, 2014

For Hallwalls 25th Artists & Models, a recurring art party and event established in the early 1980s by former Hallwalls' Performance Art Curator Tony Billoni, I built an oversized and oddly functional Hallwalls-themed pinball machine.

Rochester Contemporary June 7 - July 13, 2014

137 East Ave. Rochester, NY 14604

CEPA Gallery 12th Biennial Auction
March 29 - April 26, 2014
Live Auction, April 26, 7PM

CEPA Gallery, 617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY

March 25 - April 15, 2014
Opening Reception and Artist Talk, March 25, 6 - 9 PM

Llwellyn Gallery, Alfred, NY

Separate Kingdom
June 22 - July 7, 2013
Opening Reception June 22, 6 - 10 PM

Cricket Engine Gallery
499 Embarcadero Ave, Oakland, CA 94606