Michael J. Pellew Jr.  Michael Pellew’s unique and affable drawings and sculptures are pop- ruminations full of humor and simplicity. Michael’s playful line quality and imaginative cultural observations are simple and amazingly succinct. With one pass of his hand he can depict joy, humor and clever character. His subject matter consists of NYC trains and buses, fashion design “punk funk freaks from the East Village and around the Tri-State area,” and pop portraits of favorite singers and performers. His characters encapsulate a direct sense of style andspontaneity and are celebrated by many collectors. Michael’s cards have been carried by Opening Ceremony in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Other corporate collections include Citi Bank, JCrew and PAPER Magazine.

Exhibitions

2015
10 Years in 1 Day | Christian Berst Art Brut, New York, NY
Floating Holiday | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Televisionary | MoMA Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Building, New York, NY

2014
Slogans Run | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Satellite Show | New York, NY

2013
Space Invaders | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
LAND Lovers | Ace Hotel, New York, NY
MAKExRePOP | Repop Room, New York, NY
Outsider Art Fair | New York, NY
CUTLOG Art Fair | New York, NY

2012
Master of Puppets | MoMA Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Building, New York, NY
Celebrity Sightings | DUMBO
Outsider Art Fair | New York, NY

2011
MAKE | I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
New Discoveries | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Outsider Art Fair | New York, NY

2010
LAND LP Reborn | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007
Under the Influence, Drawing Inspiration from the Periphery | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006
LANDrover | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005
LANDmark | LAND Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Press

Michael Pellew: A Pop Culture Pro With The Skills To Prove It | Opening Ceremony
Sufjan Stevens Has Discovered Our Favorite Artist, Michael Pellew | Paper Magazine
Michael Pellew's Planes, Trains and Automobiles | Paper Magazine