Micah Gaugh


Micah Gaugh

Art Exhibitions:   Parco's Gallery X (Japan) Spring 2014/ Nippon Gallery 2014/ Simultania Gallery (Strausbourg, France) 2013 /Painted Bird (Philadelphia) 2013/ Artsicle Gallery Online (new York) 2012/ Anonymous Gallery (New York) 2012/ Jose Castillo Gallery (Brooklyn, New York) 2013/ Old Crane Arts (Philadelphia) 2012 / Crane Arts Gallery (Philadelphia) 2012/  Di Lali Lamina (Carnaval Bahia/Moma/P.S.1) 2008/2011/2013- Il Postino Di Tempo (Manchester) 2011/ Thomas Jackal Gallery (New York) 1998/ Whitmey Biennial (New York) 1997/ Barbara Gladstone Gallery (New York) 1996/ Exit Art 1995


Micah Gaugh is the progenitor of Puppet. He current musical achievement is ‘Highrise’, a ballet featuring Germaul Barnes (Alvin Ailey and Bill T. Jones), Tracy Jack (Classical Theatre of Harlem), and Laurie M. Taylor (Burnt Sugar freaks the James Brown Songbook). The music for Puppet was released as “Everything” on Matthew Herbert’s music label Accidental records out of London. The song 'Revelation' from the album was featured in the top 10 of Gilles Peterson's picks for the year 2006. Micah Gaugh has collaborated with Lady Miss Kier from Dee-lite, John Zorn, Cecil Taylor, P-Funk Allstars, Bootsy Collins, Me'shell N'degeocello, Apollo Heights, Dj Logic, Melvin Gibbs, J.T. Lewis, Thurston Moore, M.F. Doom. Lawrence 'Butch' Morris, Alex Blake,Diego Cortez (art dealer for Jean Michel Basquiat), Ua, Laryn Hill, The Roots, Arto Lindsay Band, Marc Ribot, Vernon Reid and others in the studio and live performance. He has written two operas ‘Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights’ and a piece for the artist Rirkrit Taravanija featured in ‘il Postino di Tiempo’, music and acting for the Matthew Barney movie ‘Di Lama Lamina’ filmed in Brazil. He recently exhibited in Philadelphia's Crane Artspace for Dialogo 365 an art exhibit sponsored by the Venezuelan Consulate which had their catalogue admitted into the Library of Congress. During the summer of 2011 he taught at Lincoln Center's Jazz in Schools program, represented the United States as a Culutural Ambassador to Suriname.


b. 1972, Colón, Panama
Lives and works in New York, NY

  • 1994Carnegie Mellon , BA
  • 2014Nipponism in Contemporary Art, Nippon Gallery, New York, NY