Troy Montes Michie

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Troy Montes Michie is an interdisciplinary painter and educator. Using collage as his methodology, Montes Michie engages with archives to reveal the complexity of the gaze and trouble the representation of powerful groups targeted for oppression. Employing an array of materials, Montes Michie investigates the influence of print media in mass culture, disrupting modes of consumption that historically erase and fetishize specific communities

Montes Michie’s recent solo exhibitions include Rock of Eye at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2022) and at The California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2022); Dishwater Holds No Images, Company Gallery, New York (2022). Other recent group exhibitions include those at the Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles; the Frist Art Museum, Nashville; ICA Los Angeles, Los Angeles; the Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts; The Momentary, Arkansas; Philbrook Museum of Art, Oklahoma; Kunsthal KAdE, Netherlands; The MAC Belfast, Ireland; The Shed, New York; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; New Museum, New York; The Artist’s Institute, New York; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York. His work was featured in the 2019 Whitney Biennial. Awards and residencies include Recess Art, the Emerging Artist Grant, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. His work is included in numerous public collections, including the Philbrook Museum, OK; The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; RISD Museum, RI; Ulster Museum, North Ireland; and the Zabludowicz Collection, London. He is a Lecturer in Visual Arts at Princeton University in New Jersey.


Solo Show

Dishwater Holds No Images


Group Show

De Por Vida


Solo Show

Fat Cat Came to Play


Selected Press

Dec 13 2023

Nashville Scene

Talking With Troy Montes-Michie About Disruption, Collage and His Works in ‘Multiplicity’

Mar 13 2023


Artist of the Week: Troy Montes Michie

Jan 10 2023


The Elasticity of the Line: Troy Montes Michie’s “Rock of Eye”

Jul 25 2022


Collage as a Strategy of Cultural Collision

Mar 21 2022

The Brooklyn Rail

Troy Montes Michie: Dishwater Holds No Images

Mar 16 2022

Bomb Magazine

Fugitive Practice: Troy Montes-Michie’s Rock of Eye Reviewed by Sharon Mizota

Feb 16 2022

The Brooklyn Rail

Troy Montes-Michie’s Rock of Eye

Feb 16 2022


At California African American Museum, Troy Montes-Michie Offers Up Meditative Collages That Mine Histories of Violence

Dec 20 2021


The Beholder

Sep 1 2020

The Paris Review

New and Old Work: Troy Michie

Jun 29 2020

T Magazine

Works for the Now, by Queer Artists of Color

Dec 19 2019


In Richmond, Tracing the “Great Force” of American Racism

Jul 4 2019

Architectural Digest

New York: Whitney Biennial 2019 takes a close look at political and racial issues

Apr 27 2019


7 Queer Artists Who Are Breaking the Industry Standard

Jun 1 2018


The Collagist Reassembles Black Consciousness, the Latinx Experience & the History of the Racially Charged Zoot Suit

Mar 30 2018


Troy Michie is making collage art a little more queer

Mar 4 2018

The Standard

Deux Femmes Noires Builds a Platform for Artists of Color

Mar 1 2018

Art in America

Troy Michie

Jan 27 2018

Art Viewer

Troy Michie at Company

Dec 12 2017

The Brooklyn Rail

Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon


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