Mike Crane is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art and studied at Hunter CUNY. His work was most recently included in the Kiemena program of documenta 14 (Kassel/Athens), Les Rencontres Internationales (Paris/Berlin), the Berlinale Forum Expanded and HKW (Berlin). Previous exhibitions and screenings include The Bronx Museum of Art (New York), Orgy Park (New York), The Bass Museum of Art (Miami), Center for Contemporary Art Derry (Northern Ireland), Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane (Ireland), Carnegie International Lending Library of Transformazium (Pittsburg) and The Banff Centre (Canada). He was awarded the Brenda and Jamie Mackie Fellowship for Visual Arts at the Banff Centre, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant for his film installation at Chetham's Library in Manchester, UK. In 2015, Crane was an artist in residence at the Triangle Arts Association in Brooklyn and the Rupert Centre in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was an artist-in-residence at the 2016-2017 Smack Mellon studio program. Crane is a recipient of a 2015 Creative Capital visual arts grant.
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