B.1979, Concord, MA
Lives and works in Beacon, NY
Michael Zelehoski (b. 1979) is an American artist who lives and works in Beacon, New York. He received his Associates of Artdegree from Bard College at Simon’s Rock and a BA from the Universidad Finis Terrae, in Santiago, Chile. Michael Zelehoski’s return to the United States after six years in South America coincided with the literal collapse of his early sculptural work into the two-dimensional picture plane.
He has exhibited nationally and internationally, with works residing in private and public collections around the world, most notably in the Musée National d’Art - Centre Pompidou in Paris, which acquired his 40 ft. monumental piece Open House in the Spring of 2015. The artist and his work have been written about in The New York Times’ T Magazine, ARTnews, Hyperallergic, Design Milk, and World Sculpture News, among many others.