Michael Asbill
Michael Asbill (b. 1967 Fredonia, Kansas) is an installation and public artist, independent curator, and arts advocate who lives and works in Accord, New York. Recent projects include “The Cloud” an interactive computer and photographic installation for the Samuel Dorsky Museum (New Paltz, NY), “How Much? How Little? The Space to Create” a collaborative effort with Habitat for Artists for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 5 x 5 Temporary Public Art Project (Washington, DC), and “Elevations In Transition” a permanent public artwork for the historic Oregon City Elevator (Portland, Oregon). Michael co-directs KMOCA (Kingston Museum of Contemporary Art) a gallery dedicated to the exhibition of challenging contemporary artworks produced in the Hudson Valley region of upstate New York. He is the art manager for the Hudson Valley Seed Library (HVSL). The HVSL commissions 20-25 artists each year to create seed-inspired original artworks used in the design of their critically-acclaimed art packs. Michael is a founding member and resident of Mettacamp, an intentional community dedicated to sustainable living and the arts. He holds an MFA from the University of California, San Diego and a BFA from the University of Arizona.