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September NYC Season Opener Residency with Michael David

An immersive experience in Critical Thinking and Professional Practices

Thursday, September 5th, 2019 through Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Opening Reception Friday, September 6th

show continues through Sunday, September 15th

*This residency Includes a two week curated exhibition at M. David & Co., to coincide with the start of the NYC Art Season Kickoff and all the openings in the LES, CHELSEA and BUSHWICK

*The focus of this residency will be an immersive experience in Critical Thinking and Professional Practices. Michael will be working with participants via Skype or Facetime in advance of the Residency to produce the work in preparation for the exhibition. The work will be then transported to the gallery for install.

 *We will go to as many openings as possible and see as many shows as possible.

 *During the day we will go to artist studios and have guest critiques from established critics and artists.

 *There will be an artist talk by the participants with an invitation going out to the public along with a facebook event invitation

 *The artists will do a PowerPoint presentation about their work and their practice to the group

*The residency will include approximately 8 artists with approximately 2 works each in the exhibition


The cost of the residency is $1350, no application fees


M. David & Co., 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206


Admission to this program will be done by a digital portfolio and website review.

Please submit via email to Michael David at: michael@mdavidandco.com the following:

a.      6 to 8 images of your work 72dpi x 1200pixels on the longest side

b.      A statement on what you hope to get out of the residency and thoughts on work you would like to develop

c.      Website

d.      Resume

e.      Contact info 

Further follow up will be done with Michael David at michael@mdavidandco.com


It is advised to get your submission in early

Notifications by email or phone, as your portfolio is reviewed

RSVP / confirmation required upon acceptance into the Residency and payment options will be provided. This residency needs to be paid in full upon acceptance.

This residency will include approximately 8 artists. If your submission is not accepted this go round, it will be considered for future dates. The vision for each residency is unique and your submission may very well be more fitting for another date. The residency has proven to be an important life changing experience for participants.


Please reach out to Bonny Leibowitz, Residency Director with questions at bonny@bonnyleibowitz.com. Further follow up will be done with Michael David at michael@mdavidandco.com

About Michael David

Michael David has been exhibiting internationally since 1981, first with the Historical Sidney Janis and then with M.Knodler &Co for over two decades. Exhibiting widely throughout the United States for 30 years, and has been the subject of much historical and curatorial acclaim. His work is included in the permanent public collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among several prominent private collections.  In the last decade David established the Fine Arts Workshop in Atlanta working with artists on an immersive one to one basis helping artists to develop their voice and professional practices, helping artists find exhibition opportunities and helping them prepare to take their individual expressions. In the last five years David established, Directed and Curated two of the most successful Galleries in Brooklyn; Life On Mars and M. David & Co. including exhibitions and residencies. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_David_(painter)

M. David & Co. - 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Michael David, Director - michael@mdavidandco.com

Bonny Leibowitz, Residency Director - bonny@bonnyleibowitz.com