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Michael Arcega is an interdisciplinary artist working primarily in sculpture and installations. His art, though visual, is largely inspired by language and jokes. He utilizes comedic strategies and tactics to express darker global issues stemming from asymmetrical power dynamics. He received his BFA at the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA at Stanford University. Michael is currently a Visiting Faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University.
His work has been seen in exhibitions nationally and internationally. His solo shows include the de Young Museum, San Francisco; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Marx & Zavattero, SF; Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, NY; and Steve Turner Contemporary, LA. Arcega has enjoyed residencies at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Montalvo Art Center, De Young Art Center, 18th St. Art Center. He is represented by Marx & Zavattero and is a member of APT Los Angeles. www.arcega.us