CV-Resume

Michael Liebhaber – CV

MICHAEL@MJLiebhaber.com
www.michaels-travels.com

Education
MFA in Painting from Western Connecticut State University, 2006
PhD in Child Language from the University of Kansas, 1989
MA in Psychology from the University of Kansas, 1986
BS in Wildlife Biology from the University of Arizona, 1975

Relevant Professional Experience
Visual Artist, 2000 – present
I actively paint, draw, exhibit, and teach. I have exhibited my artworks in the USA and Germany. My recent work includes oil and watercolor painting and digital (iPad) drawings. I have also created and exhibited assemblage sculpture.

Assistant Professor of Psychology, August 2019 – present
Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

Adjunct Instructor, Sept 2015 – August 2019
Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR

Professor of Psychology and Art, May 2011- July 2015
University of Maryland University College – Europe Division, Germany

Studio Assistant, 2004-2006
Studio assistant for artist Hugh O’Donnell, Washington, CT.

Graphic Artist, 1991-1998
Self-employed, San Diego, CA.

Exhibition Record
2022 – The Human Figure, Group show, R Gallery, Boulder, CO
2020 – Colorado Draws, Group show, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO
2019 – The Red Show, Group show, Core New Art Space, Lakewood, CO
2019 – Painting to Save the Trees – Portland, Group show, The Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018 – Painting to Save the Trees – St. Johns, Group show, The Elisabeth Jones Art Center, Portland, OR
2018 – Local Scenes, Solo show of oil and watercolor paintings, Cathedral Coffee Shop, Scappoose, OR
2017 – Undiscovered, Group show, Art on Broadway Gallery, Beaverton, OR, USA
2014 – Scenes of Germany and Austria, Solo show of digital iPad drawings, USAFE Library at Vogelweh Air Station, Germany.
2014 – Peter Turgetto and the iPad / Analog meets Digital, Solo show of digital iPad drawings based on 1930s photos of Kaiserslautern-area scenes, Kaiserslautern Media Center, Kaiserslautern, Germany.
2012 – Artothek, Group show, Ongoing group public art exhibit and checkout program at Landstuhl Public Library, Landstuhl, Germany.
2011 – Local Scenes, Solo show of digital iPad drawings, Visione Restaurant, Kaiserslautern, Germany
2010 New paintings from Alaska, Group show, Village Coffee Roastery, Scottsdale, AZ
2009 Paintings from the Mediterranean, Group show, Village Coffee Roastery, Scottsdale, AZ
2008 – Ports and Places, Solo show, Officer’s Dayroom on the Celebrity Mercury, Cruising in Canada and Alaska
2006 – WestConn M.F.A. Exhibition, Group show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
2006 – M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Group show, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
2006 – Forest and Trees, Group show, Silo Gallery at Hunt Hill Farm Trust, New Milford, CT
2005 – Scenes of Country Life–The Farm, Group show, Silo Gallery, Hunt Hill Farm Trust, New Milford, CT
2005 – M.F.A. First Year Exhibition, Group show, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
2005 – Dr. Jane Goodall Symposium Show, Group show, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
2005 – Annual Evening of Art, Invitational group show, Artists and Friends, Bethel, CT, Invitational
2003 – Exhibition of Art, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA
2003 – Annual Student Art Exhibition, Group show, Boehm Galley, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
2002 – Exhibition of Art, Group show, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, CA
2002 – Annual Student Art Exhibition, Group show, Boehm Galley, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
2002 – Annual Arts Benefit, Group show, St. James Catholic Church, Solana Beach, CA
1967 – Scholastic Magazines Arizona Regional Exhibition, Group show, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Certificate of Merit, Padre Kino bring cattle to the Altar Valley, after T. DeGrazia.

Bibliography
Peter Turgetto and the iPad / Analog meets Digital. In Die Rheinpfalz, Kaiserslautern, Germany. Review of solo show of digital iPad drawings based on 1930s photographs by Turgetto. March 2014.

A Question and Answer with Michael Liebhaber. Interviewed by T. Laukkanen at A Travel Painting Blog, http://greggfretheim.blogspot.com. An interview about my world traveling and painting experiences. December 2010.

Western Connecticut MFA Graduates at Prince Street Gallery. In Gallery and Studio: The World of the Working Artist, New York, NY, p. 7. by J. McCormack. (Review of my work in the exhibition). June/July/August 2006

The Forest and the Trees. In The Litchfield County Times Monthly, New Milford, CT, pp. 26-29. By N. Barnes. (Exhibition review and photograph of my artwork: Morning Mist). March 2006

Student Art at Palomar. In The Telescope Weekly, San Marcos, CA, p. 1. (Exhibition review and feature cover photograph of my artwork: Plastic Osama). May 5, 2002

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