Maria Michails

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Bayside, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Apr 6, 2010 to May 22, 2010

Maria Michails is a multi-disciplinary artist whose art practice bridges the sciences, engineering and architecture.  Her human-powered mechanisms are the nucleus of interactive installations that parallel human expenditure with human consumption to address broader ecological and social issues specific to place.  She's a recipient of numerous creative and research grants and her work has been exhibited in Canada, United States, France and Greece.  Recent residency fellowships include Vermont Studio Center, Santa Fe Art Institute and Sculpture Space in Utica, NY.  Ms. Michails has taught foundation studies in art at Arizona State University and the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.  She earned an MFA from Arizona State University (2008), and a BFA from Concordia University in Montreal (1996).

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