Profile imageMichael Cardinali was born in New York in 1979, and grew up in Brooklyn and New Jersey. He received a BFA from SUNY Purchase in 2001 and an MFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2009. He has exhibited across the United States and in Europe. He lives and works in Boston, and teaches photography at the University of New Hampshire.

 

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Exhibitions

2015
ACTINIC Festival, Alternative Photography Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
E7900, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
Gone to the Dogs, Niza Knoll Gallery, Denver, CO
A Department of Makers: University of New Hampshire Studio Faculty, Curated by Mary Harding, Director of George Marshall Store Gallery in York, ME, Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA

2014
Art Faculty Review, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Photography Exhibition, Visual Resources Library, Durham, NH

2013
City Streets | Country Roads, Curated by Rebecca Norris Webb and Alex Webb, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (catalog)
Annual Faculty Art Exhibit, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA

2012
36 (of Many) Pictures and Stories (solo), MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA
2012 Annual Faculty Art Exhibit, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA
Portraits, Curated by Anna Walker Skillman, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2011
Jamaica Plain Open Studios, Coldwell Banker, Boston MA
2011 Annual Faculty Art Exhibit, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA

2010
Artists in the Arboretum
, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, MA
Low Tech
, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Black and White
, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Summer in the City
, Mumford Fine Art, London, UK
Sultry II
, Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Paperworks: 4th Annual Exhibition of Art Produced on Paper
, Mumford Fine Art, London, UK
24th International Juried Show. Juror: Susan Kismaric, Curator, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
12th National Juried Art Exhibition. Juror: Dan Addington, Owner, Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, KS

2009
Aqua Art Miami, Kris Graves Projects, Miami, FL
To Here: Selections from Massachusetts College of Art and Design’s 2009 graduate photography class. Curated by Laura McPhee, Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Thesis Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Landscapes of Remembering and Forgetting: Photographs by Michael Cardinali and Sculptures by Corinne Kamiya, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2008
Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University, MA
Midway Show, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Michael Cardinali: Photographic (Solo), Mumford Fine Art, London, UK
Watercolours and Modern Works on Paper Fair,
Royal Academy, London, UK

2007
Sun and Splendour,
Mumford Fine Art, London, UK

2006
Illumine,
NY Fine Art at New Century Artists, New York, NY

2005
Open House Exhibition,
Mumford Fine Art, London, UK
Creative Relief in the Days of Summer: An Exhibition of International Art
, Mumford Fine Art, Little Rock, AR

2003
Group Exhibition
, Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council, Newton, NJ

Press

Emily McInnes, Eye Buy Art from The Garden of Gardens, Eye Buy Art, June 12, 2012
Phillip Jung, Michael Cardinali, The Exposure Project, November 19, 2010
The New York Optimist, Kris Graves Projects Presents Michael Cardinali, The New York Optimist blog, November 4 – 11, 2010
The Flat File, Michael Cardinali, Wall Space Gallery, October 15, 2010
Christine Finn, London Photo Show Features Striking Tech Mix, Wired.com: Underwire, February 2008
Artist Feature Section, Guide Magazine, Grand Prize Winner of Juried Competion, Six page feature, July 2007

Publications

Countless Connecting Threads: MIT’s History Revealed Through its Most Evocative Objects, Deborah G. Douglas and Ariel Weinberg, MIT Press, 2013
Photographers on Photographers: The Mark-Making of Robert Kozma, Fototazo, July 2011
MIT 150 Exhibition, The Boston Globe, January 2, 2011
Polaroid Archives Provide Snapshot of History, Wired.com: Gadget Lab, May 15, 2010
City Streets | Country Roads, exhibition catalog, PhotoPlace Gallery, 2013

Lectures

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Oahu, HI, 2015
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY, 2014
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 2014
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 2011
Rockland Community College, Rockland, NY, 2010

Teaching

Lecturer in Photography, The University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 2010 – present
Lecturer in Photography, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2011, 2014
Lecturer in Photography, Massachusetts Bay Community College, 2014
Lecturer in Photography, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA, 2010 – 2013
Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 2008 – 2009

Workshops

Mohonk Mountain House Photography Workshops, New Paltz, NY, 2014, 2015
YMCA Young Achievers Summer Photography Workshop, Boston, MA, 2008 – present
Photography Instructor, Newton Community Education, Newton, MA, 2010-2011, 2014
Photography Instructor, Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge, MA, 2010
Palladium Printing Tutor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 2008
Palladium Printing Workshop, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2007

Education

2009 MFA, Photography: Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2001 BFA, Photography: Purchase College, SUNY