Biography
Born, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Since 2000

1977-1999

1994

Since 1994

1991-1992

1976-1977
Permanent Residence in New York (U.S. citizen 2010)

Resident in Munich, Germany.

6 month residence in Austin, Texas

Numerous visits to Asia

Regular working visits to the Provence, France

Resident in Rotterdam, Holland
Education
 
1971-1974

1969-1971
London Central School of Art and Design, B.A. with honours.

Stoke-on-Trent College of Art; Pre-degree Foundation Course.
The second year was under the tuition of the late Arthur Berry.
Exhibitions
One Person
2017

2015

2010

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2002

2000

1998

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1996

1989


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1985
Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York. Catalogue

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York. Catalogue

Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York. Catalogue

Henry Gregg Gallery, New York
FGS Gallery, Englewood, New Jersey

David Findlay Galleries, New York

Post Gallery, Houston, Texas

Post Gallery, Houston, Texas

Galerie Poller, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.  Catalogue

Post Gallery, Houston, Texas

Post Gallery, Houston, Texas

Galerie Poller, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Galerie am Theaterplatz, Erlangen, Germany

Galerie Friedrich, Cologne, Germany. Catalogue

Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich. Catalogue
  Group & Museum (selection)
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2013

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1974
Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, (four person), "Figure Variations".
Catalogue

Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, "Gallery Artists Part VII",
Catalogue
Henry Gregg Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, (6 person) "Past and Present".

Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York, (four person), "Just the Figure".

Post Gallery, Houston, Texas, (four person)

Organization of Independent Artists, New York (group)

‘Paros’, Paron, France. (3 painters & 1 sculptor)
Catalogue
‘18th Hollfelder Sommeraustellung’, Bayreuth, Germany (group)

‘Six International Artists’, Montague Art Galleries Inc., New York

Galerie Friedrich, Cologne, ‘Line-art’ (group)

Galerie Friedrich, Cologne, (group)

‘Art Cologne’, Galerie von Braunbehrens

‘Kunst Salon’, Haus der Kunst (Museum of Modern Art), Munich.
Catalogue
Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich (group)

‘Kunst Salon’, Haus der Kunst, Munich.
Catalogue (group)
Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich (group)

Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich (group)

‘Trends 81’, Mall Galleries, London (group)
‘Drawing Show’, Loggia Gallery, London (group)
‘Kunst Salon’, Haus der Kunst, Munich.
Catalogue (group)
Galerie von Braunbehrens, Munich (group)

‘London Diploma Show’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (group)
Publications
Research on the preparation and application of natural and mineral pigments
2017



2007

2005










2000
Renaissance Mysteries, Vol. I: Natural Colour, Vol. II: Proportion and
Composition
with a Foreword by Dr. Georg Kremer of Kremer Pigmente.
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College Art Association Conference Abstracts 2007:
"The Contemporary Relevance of the Renaissance Palette" pp. 190-192.
"
Bunte Götter, Die Farbigkeit antiker Skulptur" - Skulpturhalle Basel,
Switzerland. Exhibition of the recontruction of polychromatic Greek sculpture, 11th
Aug. - 20th Nov. 2005. Catalogue contribution titled:
'
The preparation and application of mineral pigments', pp.256-259.

Dutch translation:
Kleur! Bij Grieken en Etrusken, prepared for the Allard Pierson
Museum, Amsterdam.

J
ournal „Artwatch“ UK, No. 20, Summer 2005
‘Blue, bluer, blu-est’, pp. 30-34

„Leonardo“; Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and
Technology, M.I.T. press.
Title: ‘A Renaissance of Colour, Particle Separation and Preparation of Azurite for
Use in Oil Painting. (Issue 33/4).
  Collaboration on Pigment Research with Institutions and Companies
2008-2011


2005-2007




2003-2007

2002-2004






Since 2001


Since 1998


1998




1989-1990
Doerner Institute, Munich, Germany. Binding medium analysis of larch turpentine
resins and casein.

1. Vienna University of Technology, Austria. Binding medium and natural resin
analysis with mineral pigments.
2. Golden Colors Inc. Production of a sample of historical mineral pigments for the
company display.

The
Glyptothek, Munich. The preparation and application of mineral pigments with
Greek polychromatic sculptures.
MOMA scientific conservator, C. McGlinchey, New York:
a. Analysis of the purity of my newly developed method for the extraction of lazurite
from the semi precious rock lapis lazuli.
b. X-ray diffraction of prepared mineral pigments and extracted impurities
c. Advanced ageing tests of selected prepared and unprepared natural and mineral
pigments.

Tests with drying oils, essential oils and varnishes on prepared natural and mineral
pigments.

Kremer Pigments, Aichstetten, Germany:
Adaptation of my methods of pigment preparation for the production of

1. Dr. R. Treichler, Siemens AG, Munich, Germany:
SEM-imaging of azurite particles (for the „Leonardo“ publication).
2. Mr. H. Lezec, Micrion Corporation, Peabody, USA:
FIB-imaging of azurite particles (for the „Leonardo“ publication).

Dr. A. Burmester,
Doerner-Institute, Munich, Germany:
Examination of evidence of applied geometrical methods revealed from  the infra-red
spectrographic analysis of a Tintoretto painting, the Bamberg  
„Assumption of the
Virgin Mary“
.
Lectures  
"The Contemporary Relevance of the Renaissance Palette":
The Preparation and Use of Natural and Mineral Pigments in Oil Painting.
2010

2007




2005

2002


2001


1999


1996
Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Chair of a session at the College Art Association Conference 2007, New York, on the
presentation of a variety of aspects of natural and mineral pigments. Speakers
included Michael Skalka, Washington National Gallery; Dr. Georg Kremer, Kremer
Pigments; Shuya Wei, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, and Michael Price.

Henry Gregg Gallery, New York.

Luxun Academy of Fine Art, Shenyang, China.
Houston Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas.

‘Painter’s Forum’, New York. A quarterly symposium on archival materials and
techniques.

New York Art Academy, New York
Munich Academy of Art, Germany

School of Fine Art, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.
Title:
"A Comparison of the Natural and Mineral Pigments of Renaissance Art and
the Synthetic Pigments of  the 20th Century".
Teaching and
Instruction
 
Since 2006



2002

Since 2001
Workshops in collaboration with Kremer Pigments, New York:
The properties and preparation of natural and mineral pigments and their
application in tempera, casein, natural resins and oil binding mediums.

Oil painting department of the Luxun Academy of Fine Art, Shenyang, China.

Workshops in New York:        
  llustrations, Writing and Poetry
1992

1981-1982

1975
Illustrations published in the English Literary Journal ‘Iron’

Articles on art for the German magazine ‘Anglo American Spotlight’ (now Spotlight).

Poetry selected and read at the ‘City of Westminster (London) Literary Festival’
Private Collections
The late Barry Flanagan, internationally acclaimed British sculptor
Dr. Park, Houston, Texas
Dr. Carlos Mazure, Genoble, France
PMD Group, Coventry (Precious Metals Group), UK
Willis Corroon, Birmingham (International Risk Management), UK
Topic Verlag, Munich, Germany
HP-Medica, Augsburg, Germany
Sommerhuber, Steyr, Austria
Selection of Minerals, azurite, lapis lazuli, cinnabar, malachite, orpiment, realgar, vivianite, purpurite
Biography
Copyright © Michael Price Inc.
Bibliography
Selection
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1996
1988
1985
1983
D. Dominick Lombardi, "Evolution of a Myth", Catalogue Introduction.

Interview: studio.live
https://
www.facebook.com/studioliveee/videos/1032617573454544/

Walter Wickiser Gallery, "Paintings and Reliefs from 1995-2015"

Mona Molarsky, "Figure Variations" Catalogue Introduction

Studio interview by cdsavoia.com  @
www.watchwetheartists.com/michael-price

www.youtube.com/watch?v=U83eO8_5RrE&list=PL4pgKJYVpGQXaiZOEtPzzE-l--
MyszBoJ

Jonathan Goodman, "Clothing the Contemporary Nude in Renaissance Color",
Catalogue Introduction

Süddeutsche Zeitung Nr. 184, Munich, Germany
Interview by PBS TV, Houston (broadcast May 2002)
'Région sénonaise', France
'Handelsblatt', Germany
'Stadtillustrierte Nürnberg, Furth, Erlangen', Germany
'Abend Zeitung', Munich, Germany
'Süddeutscher Zeitung', Germany.