Michael Henry Hayden is an artist based in Los Angeles.



2009 MFA, University of Southern California

2004 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2004 BFA, Cooper Union


Solo Exhibitions

2018. Left Field Gallery, Seeing Each Other (with Anthony Lepore), Los Osos, CA

2017. Del Vaz Projects, The Green Curtain (with Anthony Lepore), Los Angeles, CA

2016. ACME, Knock Knock, Los Angeles, CA

Left Field Gallery, Square Hole, Round Peg (with Anthony Lepore), San Luis Obispo, CA

2015. The Finley, Sleepyhead (with Anthony Lepore), Los Angeles, CA

2012. Steve Turner, Molting Exercises, Los Angeles, CA

2010. LAXART, Fixture, Los Angeles, CA


Group Exhibitions

2018. Sam Francis Gallery at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, Introspection, Los Angeles, CA

2017. ACME, By the River, Los Angeles, CA

          Rosarito, Taco Shop Art Show, organized by Ben Sanders, Pasadena, CA

2016. ACME, Passage, Los Angeles, CA

          Lyles & King, Low, organized by Michael DeLucia and Ethan Greenbaum, New York, NY

2015. M+B, Russian Doll, Los Angeles, CA

          Team Gallery, Bad Boys Bail Bonds Adopt a Highway, curated by Amanda Ross Ho, New York, NY

          Gold, Instant Paradise, Los Angeles, CA

2014. Secret Recipe, Mauve, Los Angeles, CA

          Xippas, Me and Benjamin, Paris

          356 Mission, Another Cats Show, organized by Laura Owens, Los Angeles, CA

          ACME, suffuse / diffuse, Los Angeles, CA

2013. Charlie James Gallery, Dwelling in Erasure, Los Angeles, CA

2011. LAXART, On Forgery: Is One Thing Better Than Another?, organized by Andrew Berardini and Leslie Moon, Los Angeles, CA

          Statler Waldorf Gallery, My House is Your House, organized by Molly Larkey, Los Angeles, CA

2010. Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Gray Day, organized by Noah Davis, Los Angeles, CA

          Carl Berg Projects, Three Sculptures, Los Angeles, CA

2008. Neuberger Museum of Art, Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Purchase, NY

2006. Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Undercurrents, New York, NY

2005. Guild & Greyshkul, The General's Jamboree, New York, NY


Selected Press

Artillery, "Pick of the Week - Passage." Ezra Jean Black, August 24, 2016.

Art Review, "Michael Henry Hayden at ACME." Andrew Berardini, March, 2016.

ArtInfo, "5 Must-See Gallery Shows During Armory Week." Scott Indrisek, February 29, 2016.

ArtBinder, "Exhibition Spotlight: LOW at Lyles & King." February 26, 2016.

LA Times, "Michael Henry Hayden's 'Knock Knock' is a portal to mystery." Christopher Knight. February 1, 2016.

CARLA, "Michael Henry Hayden at ACME." Aaron Horst, January 13, 2016.

ARTnews, "'Bad Boys Bail Bonds Adopt a Highway' at Team Gallery." July 16, 2015.

LA Weekly, "5 Art Shows You Should See in LA This Week." Catherine Wagley, March 25, 2015

LA Times, "Art Review: 'Gray Day' at Roberts & Tilton Gallery." Christopher Knight, November 24, 2010.

The New York Times, "Today's Landscapes, Tomorrow's Dystopias." Benjamin Genocchio. June 1, 2008.

The Village Voice, "Recommendations." R.C. Baker. August 30, 2006.