Michael Swaney



Michael Swaney, born 1978 in Kimberley, British Columbia, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain. After studying Fine Art Foundations at University of Victoria, Swaney graduated from Vancouver’s Capilano University in 2000 with a degree in Illustration and Design. His recent solo exhibtions include Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Rafael Pérez Hernando, Madrid and Sculptures & Groceries, Krets, Malmö, Hut 1 Paintings 4, Blokker, Madrid. He participated recently in The Dot Project, London, Needles And Pens, San Francisco, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, USA and Allouche Gallery, Versace Versace Versace, Miami.

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Solo Exhibitions


Here I am, here I am. How do you do?, L21, Palma de Mallorca

Simchowitz/simco’s club: 2018 Virtual Architecture & Exhibition Design Competition


Ongange Lellow, GNYP Gallery, Berlin


Papisho, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark


Physiology of Taste, Rafael Pérez Hernando, Madrid

Sculptures & Groceries, Louis 21 – The Envelope, Palma de Mallorca


Subtropics, Krets, Malmö, Sweden

Hut 1 Paintings 4, Blokker, Madrid


Sleeping Beauty Painter, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

You just got blogged, me & the curiousity, Barcelona

:•) , noestudio, Madrid


Efecto Dubuffet, Mulherin + Pllard, New York

Go West, Escala, Valencia, Spain


Ding Dong, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Ancient Scrolls, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami


The Corner, Victor Saavedra, Barcelona


Zulu Voodoo Buddha Guru, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona

Safari Arc Performance, Locust Projects, Miami


Butler’s Credit, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto

Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Red Deer, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

Kick the Bucket (w/Humanfive Collective), Galeria Victor Saavedra, Barcelona


Artifacts from Finland, Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona

Gold in the Net, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

The Gang’s All Here (w/Humanfive Collective), Les Gallery, Vancouver


Onoffonoffonoff (w/Humanfive Collective), Art Film, Calgary, Canada


Spirit in the sky takes rest… (w/Humanfive Collective), The Crying Room, Vancouver

X the owl and the land of make believe (w/Humanfive Collective), Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego


Humanfive (w/Humanfive Collective), Compound Gallery, Portland, USA

Group Exhibitions


Live installation/performance with Humanfive, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver

Residents, Bubble Gallery, Vancouver


In Paper We Trust, The Dot Project, London

Three-way Ticket, Needles And Pens, San Francisco


Itch under the Skin, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark


Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York

Crossing the Line, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Group Show, Koelsch Gallery, Houston

Creative Expressions, College for Creative Studios, Detroit

Art Herning, Charlotte Hogh Gallery, Herning, Denmark


Ingràvid group show curated by Me & the Curiosity, Galeria Lola Ventos, Figures, Spain

Swab Art Fair w/me & the curiousity and Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Barcelona

Summertimes, Galeria Yusto/Ginar, Marbela, Spain

Salat, 3 Person Show, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain

Artificilia, Cyan Gallery, Barcelona

Still Life, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Just Before Brazil, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Galeria Astarte, Madrid

Lost in Space, Alice Gallery, Brussels


The Hanging (w/ Huskmitnavn), Ruttkowski 68, Cologne

Whole. In Part. Artists’ Publications from the MACBA Collections, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm

Living Video, Demolden, Santander, Spain

Wintershow, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark


Art Copenhagan w/ Alice Gallery and Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Copenhagan

Paperworld, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark

Domesticated Souls, Alice Gallery, Brussels

Plaque Lyte, ADA Gallery, Richmond, USA

Esto no es graffiti, Cicus, Sevilla

Fun, Riihimaki Art Museum, Riihimaki, Finnlan


Pulse Miami w/ Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami

BYOB Barcelona, Fundagio Met.room, Barcelona

Funky Pretty, Gallery Steinslanfd Berliner, Stockholm

Art Brussels w/ Alice Gallery, Brussels


pintura? cuatro respuestas, Adhoc Galeria, Vigo, Spain

Relationships, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen

Guasch Coranty Painting Prize Exhibition, Centre d’Art Tercla Sala, Barcelona

Draw, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico, Mexico City

Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco

To the road less travelled…, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen


The Pop of Colors, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles

Hello My Name Is, Katherine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Los Angeles


SCOPE Miami w/ Iguapop Gallery, Miami

Landscape Portrait Pattern, Hallway Projects, San Francisco

Out of STH, Awangarda BWA, Wronclaw, Poland

White Noise Drawn Together, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

How Clouds Dream, Deluge Contemporary, Victoria, Canada

Art Chicago & Art Cologne w/ Galeria Altxerri

SCOPE New York w/ Iguapop Gallery, New York

White Noise, Space 1026, Philadelphia


SCOPE Miami w/ Iguapop Gallery, Miami

Slump, Galeria Altxerri, San Sebastian, Spain

Swab Art Fair w/ Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona


Humble Beginnings, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver


Dollhouse, The Crying Room, Vancouver

It’s A Small World, Gallerie le Deco, Tokyo & Sis Boom Bah, Toronto

Suggestive Line, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver

Connect 4, ModArt, San Diego