Bio

Born in Texas in 1966, Myke Venable studied art at Lamar University where he received his BFA and MA. Now living in Houston, he has been teaching Drawing and making art at a prolific rate and equally participating in a variety of exhibitions and collected by numerous individuals and corporations world wide. Venable is currently represented by Gallery Sonja Roesch. 

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EDUCATION


Lamar University - MA - 1999

Lamar University - BFA - 1992



SOLO


Timelines - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2017

Cluster Paintings - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2012



TWO PERSON EXHIBITION


Supra Fresh - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2014



GROUP EXHIBITIONS


Biennial: Origins in Geometry/Museum of Geometric & MADI Art - Dallas, TX  2019

ALUMNI SHOW: Dishman Art Museum - Beaumont, TX  2019

SIMPLY RED - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX   2019

INSTRUCTOR SHOW:  Art League of Houston, TX  2019

Retablos31 - MECA - Houston, TX  2018

ART on Paper - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2018

INSTRUCTOR SHOW:  Art League of Houston, TX  2018

The BIG Show - Lawndale Art Center -Houston, TX  2017

INSTRUCTOR SHOW:  Art League of Houston, TX  2017

LUMINOUS - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2016

Summer Show - Galerie und Kunstkabinett Corona Unger - Berlin, Germany  2016

NEW BEGINNINGS: Shapes of Things To Come - Galveston Art Center, TX  2016

INSTRUCTOR SHOW: Art League Houston, TX  2016

Texas Contemporary Art Fair - Houston, TX  2015

INSTRUCTOR SHOW: Art League Houston, TX  2015

MONOCHROME/COLORFIELD/OBJECT - Gallery Sonja Roesch - Houston, TX  2015

McNay Art Fair - McNay Museum - San Antonio, TX  2014

Dia De Los Muertos - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2014

Texas Contemporary Art Fair - Houston, TX  2014

UNIT - GSR - Houston, TX  2014

SELECT FAIR - New York, NY  2014

BLACK & WHITE: Reductive and Conceptual Art - GSR - Houston, TX  2014

INSTUCTOR SHOW: Art League Houston, TX. 2014

Biennial: Origins in Geometry/Museum of Geometric & MADI Art - Dallas, TX  2013

UNIT - GSR - Houston, TX  2013

Gensler Architecture - Houston, TX  2013

Texas Contemporary Art Fair - Houston, TX  2013

Santa Fe Art Fair - NM  2013

In Plain Sight - McClain Gallery - Houston, TX  2012

UNIT - GSR - 2012

12/21 Accrochage - GSR -  Houston, TX  2012

Houston Fine Art Fair - 2012

Dia De Los Muertos - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2011

In and Out of the Box - Hera Gallery - Wakefield, RI   2011

FREQUENCY - Bank of America Center Downtown Houston, TX  2011

Santa Fe Art Fair - NM   2011

Texas Contemporary Art Fair - Houston, TX  2011

The New Black: Contemporary Concepts in Color and Abstraction/ Williams Tower - Houston, TX  2010

Dia De Los Muertos - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2010

The BIG Show - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2010

Le Grand Bal - Lamar University - Beaumont, TX  2010

Dia De Los Muertos - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2009

Schlumberger (MKG Art Advisors) - Houston, TX  2008

Winter Street - Houston, TX  2008

Summer Show - Dishman Art Museum - Beaumont, TX  2008

Dia De Los Muertos - Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX  2004

Winter Show - Butler/BORDEN Gallery - Houston, TX  2003

Summer Show - Chenevert Green - Houston, TX  2002



PRESS


Paper City - Houston - July 2015, p. 8

Literal Magazine - PODCAST - June 2015

NEW AMERICAN PAINTING (West) 102 - 2012

McClain Gallery - IN PLAIN SIGHT - 2012

Boyd, Robert. Myke Venable's Big Squares, The Great God Pan Is Dead, 2011

Paulus, Nathan. MONOCHROMATIC MANIA: Myke Venable's Clustered Paintings. Houston Press  2011

Myke Venable: Clustered Paintings - Glasstire - 2011

Britt, Douglas. IS ABSTRACT The New BLACK ?, 29-95  -  2010

Klassmeyer, Kelly. Capsule Art Reviews: The New Black: Contemporary Concepts in Color and Abstraction - 2008




COLLECTIONS


Hess Energy - Houston, TX

Accumyn Consulting  -  Houston, TX

Puffer/Sweiven  - Houston, TX

Museum of Geometric and MADI Art - Dallas, TX

Dishman Art Museum - Beaumont, TX