Visual Arts Faculty

Troy Michie

Troy Michie headshot

Photo by Christian DeFonte


Visual artist Troy Michie was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Texas at El Paso and his M.F.A. from the Yale School of Art. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Shed, the New Museum, the Momentary, the VCU Institute of Contemporary Art, the Metropolitan Arts Centre Belfast, the New Museum, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. His work is a part of the public collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Ulster Museum in Belfast. He is the recipient of an Art Matters grant and has participated in residencies at Recess Art, the Skowhegan School of Painting, and the Fine Arts Work Center. As a Hodder Fellow, he researched self-fashioning and camouflage theory as a guide to describe the ways in which bodies can become alternately erased and fetishized, made invisible and hyper-visible.


Platform: New York — Digital gallery space. Troy Michie’s exhibition was set to open in March 2020 at Company, 88 Eldridge St., 5th Floor and 73 Allen St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY.

Princeton University 2020-21 Hodder Fellows: Destined to “Transform the Art World and Society” | Princeton Magazine, February 2021

Rock of Eye by Troy Michie published by Siglio Press, November 18, 2021

Exhibition: “Rock of Eye” at California African American Museum, February 16- September 4, 2022

Exhibition: “Dishwater Holds No Images” at Company Gallery, February 24-April 16, 2022