Michael Kenneth Depue

Michael has over 25 years of creative event marketing experience with a degree in graphic design and a variety of expertise in photography. Michael has been represented in galleries in Southern California and accepted in national juried expositions for both painting and photography. Recent highlights include an honorable mention in the First Annual National Juried Exhibition Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, a Smithsonian associated exposition "Cosmos" with an alternative photographic acceptance and an honorable mention with the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild exposition "Borders". He has been a collector of photography for over 15 years. Recently, Michael has been merging his collection by digitally manipulating the historic images into a "Then and Now" and a "Figures in Nature" series.

Selected Exhibitions:

2018 "Art About Agriculture", Santa Paula Art Museum, Int'l Juried Exhibition - Nov 10, 2018 - Feb 24, 2019
2018 "Relationship", L.A. Photo Curator, International Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention, June - July
2018 "Connections", San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild Juried Exhibition -  May 31 - July 2
2017 First Annual National Juried Exhibition Wausau Museum WMOCA - Honorable Mention, Oct 6 - Dec 29
2017 "Dangerous Lullabies III", National exhibition in Crystal Lake's historic Dole Mansion - Oct 6 - 26
2017 “Cityscapes”, Fusion Arts Palm Springs Juried Exhibition - June 1 - 30 
2017 “The Image of the Savage”, Rome - Italy at the space Millepiani International Juried Exhibition- May 23 - 31 
2017 “Retro Future”, Treat Gallery pop up exhibition - Manhattan, New York - May 11
2016 "A New View: A Photography Exhibition”, Pacific Art League Palo Alto CA - November 4 - 23
2016 "Chaos", Arc Gallery San Francisco National Juried Exhibition -May 7 - June 25 
2016 "Fashion", The Studio Door San Diego National Juried Exhibition - March 5-27 
2015 "Elemental - Air, Fire, Earth, Water"Fusion Arts Palm Springs Juried Exhibition - December 1 - 31
2015 "Borders", San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition - Honorable Mention Award, Oct 30 - Nov 22
2015 "World Wheels Into Richmond", Art Works Richmond International Juried Art Exhibition - September 18-27 
2015 "Cosmos: Imagining the Universe", Annmarie Arts Center In Association with the Smithsonian Institution National Juried Exhibition - February 13 - July 26
2014 "Artists for Art's Sake", Millard Sheets Gallery Pomona, CA Juried Art Exhibition -November 15 - December 19 
2013 "The ReRite of Spring", Juried Exhibition For the 100th Anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa CA - June 6 - 8
2013 "Travel in Time", Group Exhibition Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana CA - April 3 - May 11 
2012 "All Media", Irvine Fine Art Center Juried Exhibition July 28 - August 25

Collections:

Private collection, Palos Verdes Estates  CA
Private collection, Laguna Beach  CA
Private collection, Frisco TX
Private collection, Marysville MI
Permanent collection, Wausau Museum WMOCA

Membership:

Los Angeles Center of Photography
Yosemite Western Artists