No One Stays Behind

Michel Delgado, Resume, 2015

Born in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. Lives and works in Key West, Florida and Philadelphia, PA.

Selected Exhibitions / Solo Show

2015

Listen Quietly, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL

2014

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Philadelphia, PA
Red Dot, Art Basel, Miami, FL

2013

Fearless, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL

2012

Coconut Grove Fine Art Festival, Miami, FL
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, CO
Sun Valley Art Festival, Sun Valley, ID
Solo Exhibition at The Kentucky Art Museum, Birmingham, AL

2011

*Prescription, Solo Show, Ybor City School of Visual & Performing Arts Gallery, Tampa, FL
Gasparilla Fine Arts Festival, Tampa, FL
The Artist’s Project, New York City, NY
Strange Seduction, Group Show, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL
Cherry Creek Fine Arts Festival, Denver, CO
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
Kansas City Fine Arts Festival, Kansas City, Kansas
Saint Louis Art Fair, Saint Louis, MO
Contemporary Art Fair at the Javits Center, New York, NY

2010

Bruce Museum of Fine Art, Greenwich, CT
Lucky Street Gallery Group Show, Key West, FL
*Studio of Key West- Solo Exhibition, Key West, FL
Saint Louis Art Fair, Saint Louis, MO
Beaux Arts Festival of Miami, Miami, FL
Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO

2009

Kentucky Festival of the Arts- For Outsider and Visionary Art, Tuscaloosa, AL
The Boardwalk Art Show Contemporary Art Center, Virginia Beach, VA
Saint Louis Art Fair, Featured Artist for Festival T-shirt, Saint Louis, MO

2008

Gasparilla Festival of Arts, Tampa, FL
Washington D.C. International Art Expo, Washington D.C
*Gum Art Series, Solo Show, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL

2007

King Kong of Modern Art, group show, Paradeisos Center, Art Basel, Miami, FL
Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition (juried), Palm Beach, FL
Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Tampa, FL

2006

Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition (juried), Palm Beach, FL
*The Good Seed, solo exhibit, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL

2005

*Terrors of the Soul, an outdoor assemblage, Key West, FL
Second Annual Human Form Show, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL

2004

*Miami Art Museum, curated by Lori Mertes, Curator, Miami, FL
*Sweet Venom. Solo exhibit, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL

2003

The Ground We Walk On. Group exhibit, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL
Without Boundaries, World Arts Festival, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Zora Neale Fine Art Show (juried), Orlando, FL
Old Island Days Fine Art Show (juried), Key West, FL

2002

Cardboard Return, Group exhibit, 213 Commercial Street Gallery, Provincetown, MA
*City Hall Annual Art Exhibition, Hollywood, FL
Dreams, Drama, Desire, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL
Erotica, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, FL

2001

The Woodstock Fine Art Exhibit (juried), Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Erotica, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, FL
2000 The Shrine, Blue Heaven, Key West, FL
*Michel Delgado, solo exhibit, Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, FL

1999

Featured artist at Woodenhead Gallery, Key West, FL

1998

Featured artist at Lenny Gallery, Key West, FL

1997

Featured artist at Hambridge Center Gallery, GA

Projects, Installations, & Residences

2014

Select Artist in a television film series, Empire, Fox Television Network
Kickstarter project fully funded, Gum Art Experience

2009

*Painting Selected for National Branding of St. Louis Art Festival, St. Louis, MO

2006

*Installation for main stage for Key West Literary Seminar, Key West, FL
*Art selected for poster for Island Festival, Key West, FL
*Film, “The Making of ‘Terrors of the Soul’”

2005

*Terrors of the Soul, an outdoor assemblage, Kent Gallery, Key West, FL
*Bahama Village Preschool, volunteer art teacher, Key West, FL
*Cover Design, Key West Literary Seminar Brochure, Key West, FL

2004-2006

*Teen Focus Foundation, volunteer at and art donor for fundraising activities, Key West, FL

2004

*Cover Design, Key West Symphony Orchestra 2004-2005 Season Brochure, Key West, FL
*Children’s Art Program, donor & volunteer at Montessori Elementary School, Key West, FL

2003

*Artist-in-Residence, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Awards and Honors

2015

*Best of Show, Mainsail Art Festival, St. Petersburg, FL

2014

*2nd place in mixed media, Beaux Arts Festival of Miami, Miami, FL
Merit Award, Gasparilla Art Festival, Tampa, FL

2013

Jury Award (Sharry Brown), St. Louis Fine Art Show, St Louis, MO
Juror for Artist and Residence at Studios of Key West, Key West, FL
*2nd place in mixed media, Beaux Art Festival of Miami, Miami, FL

2012

*1st place in mixed media, Beaux Arts Festival of Miami, Miami, FL
*Best of Show, Sun Fest Art Festival, West Palm Beach, FL
*1st place in mixed media, Fountain Square Art Festival, Chicago, IL
*1st place in mixed media, Sun Valley Art Festival, Sun Valley, ID

2011

*Beaux Arts Festival of Miami, 2nd place in mixed media, Miami FL
*Melbourne Arts Festival, 1st place in Mixed Media, Melbourne, FL

2010

*The Bruce Museum of Fine Art, 1st place in Painting
* Images- A Festival of the Arts, Award of Honor

2009

* Kentucky Festival of the Arts, Patron Award
*Best of Show, Silver Saint Stephen’s Fine Art Show, Coconut Grove, FL

2008

*Publication of book Michel Delgado : Visionary Artist.
*Best of Show, Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition, Palm Beach, FL
*Award of Merit, Ocala Fine Art Show, Ocala, FL

2007

*Best in Show, Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition, Palm Beach, FL
*Award of Merit, Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Tampa, FL
*Featured Artist, Florida International Magazine, Annual Fall Art Issue.

2006

*First Place, Two-Dimensional Work, Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition, Palm Beach, FL
*Featured Artist, Florida International Magazine, Annual Fall Art Issue.
*Installation for center stage for Key West Literary Seminar (juried), Key West, FL

2005

*Award of Merit, Sun Fest Fine Art Exhibition, Palm Beach, FL
*Artist to Watch, Florida International Magazine, Annual Fall Art Issue.
*Cover Design (juried), Key West Literary Seminar Brochure, Key West, FL

2004

*Cover Design (juried), Key West Symphony Orchestra Season Brochure, Key West, FL
*Visual and Media Artists Fellowship Award, South Florida Cultural Consortium.

2003

*Zora Neal Hurston Award of Excellence, Zora Neale Fine Art Show, Orlando, FL
*Featured Visual Arts Artist Award, World Arts Festival, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

2002

*Award of Merit, Promenade in the Park, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2001

*Award of Excellence, the Woodstock Fine Art Exhibit, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1992

*Graphic Design Apprenticeship Award, French Council of the Arts, Paris

1991

*Ceramics Apprenticeship Award, French Council of the Arts, Paris

Private & Museum Collections

Joseph and Janet Shein Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Tillou Contemporary Collection, Litchfield, Connecticut
Lisa and Jeffrey Visotsky Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Ted Titus Collection, Ormond Beach, Florida
John and Jacqueline Lowell Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bob Bowersox Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gail Freeman Contemporary Collection, West Palm Beach, Florida
Alvaro and Sandra Lopez Collection, Rockville, Maryland
David Markin Collection, Trustee, New York Museum of African Art, New York City, New York
Gaurichon Collection, International Art Brut Foundation, Paris, France
Luzuriaga Collection, Jupiter Realty Corporation, Charleston, South Carolina
Paul and Edna Goodman Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Mike and Holly Wheeler Collection, Denver, Colorado
Alan Nathan and Sedra
Plainsart Museum, North Dakota
American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Neal Ganem, Atlanta, GA
James Sickling, St. Petersburg, FL
Dennis & Karen Bookshester, Chicago, IL
Thomas McGrath, Miami, FL
Evan Longoria, St. Petersburg, FL
Betsy Madorsky, Boca Raton, FL