ARTIST STATEMENT —
“ My idiosyncratic objects reflect my life experiences, Dada philosophy, and individual aesthetic. My de-constructed found objects that I re-interpret represent the cycle of death and re-birth. It reveals the history of the original object yet places it in a cultural content that is both vernacular and 21st century. My art creates a distinct but unresolved dialogue that is ironic and open to interpretation. 
— Michael Seri

 GALLERY STATEMENT —
"Detritus Designs LLC is a multidimensional gallery in Brooklyn (Dumbo), NY. We're the only gallery in NYC that exclusively shows art, design, and fashion. We're shattering the myth and blurring the lines to merge art, design, and fashion into a new genre for the 21st century. Our platform is ironic and vernacular and open to interpretation. 

Exhibits:

Frieze Art Fair NYC (performance, Mar 2019)

 

The Armory Show (performance, Mar 2019)

 

Spring/Break NYC (performance, Mar 2019)

 

ADAA Art Show, Park Avenue Armory (performance, Mar 2019)

 

Independent Art Fair (performance, Mar 2019)

 

Felix L.A Art Fair (performance, Feb 2019)

 

L.A Frieze Art Fair (performance, Feb 2019)

 

L.A Art Show (performance, Jan 2019)

 

Art Basel Miami (performance, Dec 2018)

 

Art Miami (performance, Dec 2018)

 

Aqua Miami (performance, Dec 2018)

 

Design Miami (performance, Dec 2018)


Castle Fitzjohns Collection, TriBeCa (Nov. 2017)


New Britain Museum  (April 2017) 
 

Art Wynwood Miami (Feb 2017)  
 

Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, NYC (2017)
 

Flinn Gallery at Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT (Aug. 2016)
 

Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art Museum ( Feb. 2016)
 

Conception Art Fair, Wynwood Miami Basel (2015)
 

Kelly Roy Gallery, Newtown, CT 
 

SeaFair, The Mega Yacht Venue, Miami, Florida (Dec. 2014)
 

Trailer Box Gallery, Bethel, CT (Nov. 2014)
 

Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, Lower East Side, New York City (Oct. 2014)
 

Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich, CT (March 2014)
 

Flinn Gallery at Greenwich Library, Greenwich, CT (June 2013)
 

Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT (Fall 2012)
 

Akin Library and Museum, Pawling, NY (Sept. 2012)
 

Bethel Chamber of Commerce, Art Walk, Bethel, CT (March 2012)
 

New Rochelle Library Art Show, New Rochelle, NY (Sept. 2011)
 

Boehringer Ingelheim Hospice Art Show, Danbury, CT (May 2011)
 

Artifact Art & Design, Wilton, CT (March 2011)
 

Rockwell Gallery, Ridgefield, CT (Feb. 2011)
 

P.S. Gallery, Litchfield, CT (2010)
 

Pound Ridge Art Craft Festival, Pound Ridge, NY (2009)
 

John Slade Eli House, New Haven Paint & Clay Club, (2008-2010)
 

Richter Arts Association, Danbury, CT (2008)
 

Art Works Gallery, Hartford, CT (2008)
 

Pier 92 Arts & Antique Show, NYC (2007)
 

Riverside Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT (2007)
 

Gertrude White Gallery, Greenwich, CT (2007)
 

Old Greenwich Art Society Sidewalk Show, Old Greenwich, CT (2007)
 

Nutmeg Gallery, Kent, CT (2006)
 

Easton Library Art Show, Easton, CT (2005)
 

Sherman Art Show, Sherman, CT (2005)
 

Charles Michael Gallery, North Salem, NY (2004)
 

Mark Twain Library Art Show, Redding, CT (2001-2010)

Awards: 
New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, CT:
Sculpture Prize (March 2013)
New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, CT:
The Weiss Sisters' Prize, Sculpture (March 2012)
Boehringer Ingelheim Hospice Art Show, Danbury, CT:
First Prize, Best in Show, Sculpture (2011)
New Rochelle Art Association, New Rochelle, NY: 
Third Place, Mixed Media (2011)
Richter Art Association, Danbury, CT: 
Mixed Media (2008)
Old Greenwich Art Society, Old Greenwich, CT: 
Third Place, Sculpture (2007)

Education: 
New School University, NYC
Military Service: U.S. Army, 1976-1979
Danbury High School, Danbury, CT

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