Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Aug 26th 2013 to Nov 30th 2013 | Jun 26th 2014 to Jun 28th 2014
  • FROM : USA

Miguel Arzabe currently resides and works in San Francisco, California.  He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; an MS in Environmental Fluid Dynamics from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; and an MFA from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California. 

Arzabe makes work that draws from the concerns of conceptual art and painting.  His works are held in the following collections: Anne and Paul Wattis, San Francisco, California; Robert and Elaine Stein Gallery, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio; Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California; San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, California; County of Alameda, Alameda, California; and kW Engineering, Inc., Oakland, California.

Arzabe’s work was featured in Hors Pistes 2011 and 2012 at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, France; the Festival du Nouveau Cinéma in Montréal, Canada; Summer Drift at RM Projects in Auckland, New Zealand; Wood Anniversary at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon; and at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California. From 2010 to 2012 he worked out of his studio at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California.  Arzabe’s most recent solo shows include *Reject Algorithms*, Cult Exhibitions, San Francisco, California and Sightlines, StoreFrontLab, San Francisco, California in 2014; and El otoño mío es tu primavera, at the Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2013. His video work was also featured in a group show at Highlight Gallery in San Francisco, California in 2013.