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Michael Manning (b. 1985, Corona del Mar, CA) currently lives and works in Venice, California. He attended The New York University Tisch School of the Arts and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Manning is best known for his alternative approaches to producing and

distributing traditional art objects using technology and social networking. The artist creates paintings, videos, and installations that stem from the internet and software, utilizing the crypto-materiality of computer technology in conjunction with his interest in punk counterculture


Manning has been included in numerous exhibitions worldwide. Recent

solo shows include “Cheap Vacation,” GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA (2017), "I Hate Mondays," Mon Cheri, Brussels, BE (2016); "No Rain, No Rainbows," GAVLAK,Palm Beach, FL (2016); "And Alterations," Last Resort Gallery,

Copenhagen, DK (2015); "Caesar Salad," CURA, Rome, IT (2015); and "Sticky Bumps," Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv, IL (2015). He has also been included in group exhibitions at notable institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Eyebeam Center for the

Arts, New York.

Michael Manning is represented by GAVLAK Los Angeles/Palm Beach.