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Cage Unrequited, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
November 2015
(contributing artist to William Pope.L's performance, Cage Unrequited. Michael exhibited Here There Amazing.)


Art Gathering: Sculptors Connect, Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, IL, USA
June - August 2014
Michael exhibited Slow Burn: Family.


ART2Make, The Center for Book and Paper Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, USA
February 2014
Michael exhibited Slow Burn: Mud Pies, as a 3D printed sculpture. The exhibition coincided with the 102nd Annual College Art Association Conference.


SLOW BURN, Transient Gallery, Des Moines, IA, USA

October 26 - November 16, 2013

Michael had a solo exhibition showing his Slow Burn series of new bronze, iron and wood sculptures, 3D animations and custom cut vinyl. 


Sixth to the Third, The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL, USA

August 5 - September 28, 2013

Michael exhibited Slow Burn: Mud Pies, a new bronze and iron sculpture.


Residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine, USA

August 2013

Michael worked on a new ceramic sculpture while in residence.


Review of Utopia/Dystopia in The Rapidian, January 15, 2013

Michael's piece NEON PROMISE was included in Laurel Green's review of Utopia/Dystpoia at the Urban Institute for Contemporarty Arts, “UICA’s Utopia/Dystopia Tries to See Into the Future.”


Utopia/Dystopia, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

December 21, 2012 - February 17, 2013

Michael exhibited NEON PROMISE, a new neon installation.


These are the Good Times: Decadence, Excess and Decline, New York University, New York, NY, USA

November 2012

Michael exhibited DON'T DO IT, a custom cut vinyl piece.


MICHAEL KOZIEN, Morton College, Cicero, IL, USA

October 4 - December 16, 2012

Michael had a solo exhibition of new sculptures and photography.


Social Media Week, Warhol Goes Social: Creativity in the Tech Age, Critical Mass, Chicago, IL, USA

September 25, 2012

Panel discussion with Catherine Coykendall, David Hartt, Michael Kozien and Young Sun Han


From Iceland to Thailand...and places in between, Bauer + Latoza Studio, Chicago, IL, USA

October 15, 2011

Michael exhibited the installation Forgetting Iceland.


Residency at Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany

July 2011

Michael was a resident artist at Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany for the month of July. In addition to Berlin he traveled to Venice, Italy to work on a series of videos and animations.


Simsalabim, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland

February 2011

Michael exhibited photographs from his Gazers series.


Our Place Appears, Korpulfsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland

January 2011

Our Place Appears, a collaborative video and sound installation with artist Nikki Renee Anderson. Supported by The Icelandic Association of Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland.


Residency at The Icelandic Association of Visual Artists (SÍM), Reykjavík, Iceland

December 2010 - January 2011

Michael was awarded a residency at (SIM) The Icelandic Association of Visual Artists. He worked on a new series of work while in residence.


The Body Between Image and Space, Studio Anise, New York, NY, USA

November 2010

Michael exhibited Stone Triad: Breathing.


Residency at La Macina di San Cresci, Greve, Italy

June - July 2009

Michael was awarded a residency at La Macina di San Cresci. He worked on a new series of 3D animations and sound pieces while in residence.



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