Self portrait mirror abstraction, Troy, New York, May 28, 2017 (1 of 1)

Self portrait full figure mirror abstraction, Troy, New York, May 28, 2017 (1 of 1)

Michael Bach

Michael Bach resides in Troy New York along with his wife, the painter, Ruth Young.  He holds an A.A.S. Degree in Fine Arts with a Photography  concentration from the Junior College of Albany. He earned a B.A. in Photography from the  Bard College Undergraduate Photography Program. He was awarded a M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art Graduate Photography Program. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally. His work is held in public and private collections. Notably, The Munson Williams Proctor Institute , and the Center For Photography Print Collection held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum, SUNY, New Paltz, NY. 

 

Education

2012 New York State Foundation for the Arts, Mark Twelve
1986-1988 M.F.A. Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
1983-1985    B.A. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
1981-1983    A.A.S. Sage Junior college of Albany, Albany, New York

Solo Exhibitions
1990 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
1988 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
1985 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Group Exhibitions
2015 The Selfie Or The New Portraiture, The Martinez Gallery, Troy, New York
2015  Focus-Gray Scale, Blackbox Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2015 The Nude, Streit House Space, on line exhibition
2015 Alumni Invitational, Little Gallery, Sage College of Albany
2015 Seities "The Nude" Shelf Life Books, Calgary, Alberta
2015 The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
2015 Exposed, The Fine Art of Nude Photography, MAC 650 Gallery, Middletown, Connecticut
2015 Light Sensitive 2015, Art Intersection Gallery, Gilbert, Arizona
2015 Beauty, The Center For Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado     
2015 Onward Compe 15, Project Basho Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2014 XY- The Male Figure, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont
2014 The Figure, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles California
2014 The Social Portrait, Six Photographers, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, New York
2013 Artists of Central New York, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York
2013 Three person group exhibition, Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY
2012 Alumni Invitational, Rathbone Gallery, Sage College of Albany
2011 Thoughts of Home, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University At New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
1995 "The American Family" Parade/Kodak American Family Contest Winner's, Walt Disney World's Epcot Center, Florida
1995 Hope, National Exhibiition, Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead, NY, and Rathbone Gallery, Albany NY
1994 Faculty Exhibition, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, West Providence, Rhode Island
1994 Passion, Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead, NY, and Rathbone Gallery, Albany NY
1994 Mohawk Hudson Regional, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York
1994 Alumni Invitational, Sage College of Albany

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