J. Michael Simpson

Selected Exhibitions


   “Miami New Media Festival”, Arts Connection Foundations Miami, FL (45).
   “New Directions 2017”, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York.
   “Paradox”, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO.
   “Black and White”, Fusion Gallery, (on line) fusionartps.com/black-and-white-art-exhibition-august-2017.
   “Moving In Place”, Gallery 120, Clover, SC (1).
   ”42 Annual Juried Exhibition Show”, Anderson Art Center, Anderson, SC,
   “Drawing Practice: Bellingham National 2017 Juried Art Exhibition and Awards....”, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
   “Underexposed Film Festival”, (international) Center for the Performing Arts, Rock Hill, SC (?)
   “Southern Futurism”, The Healthcare Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA (13).
   "North Carolina Artists Exhibition”, Duke Center for Performing Arts, Raleigh, NC (72).“


   "2016 Third Costal National", K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX.

   "No Place In Time"  (solo show), Department of Art , Rowe Galleries, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte, NC.

   "A Sense of Place", Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA.

   "Underexposed International Film Festival", Gettys Art Center, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC.


   "Sustainability", (6 person show), Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA.

   "Underexposed International Film Festival", Arts Council of York County, Center for the Performing Arts, Rock Hill, SC.


   "Seeking the Sublime",(2 person show), Arts Council of York County, Dalton Gallery, Rock Hill, SC.

   "Underexposed International Film Festival, Center for the Performing Arts, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC.


   "National Juried Art Show 2013", Highlands Museum, Ashland KY.


   "A River Runs Through It", Highlands Museum of Art, Ashland, KY.

   "23rd Annual Juried Competition", Arts Council of York County, Dalton, Gallery, Rock Hill, SC.


   "It's Raining, It's Pouring: The Global Water Crisis", The Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR.


   "Abudaance and Abudance Lost", (artists group show), ARPA 10, The Ramsey Miller Gallery, Concord, NC.

   "Flow"(juried on-line international exhibitions), Caladan Gallery, Beverly, MA; www.caladangallery.com.


   "SourceReSource" (one person show and video installation), Environmental Center Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia, SC.


   "In Place" Mememory and Movement", (two person show), Waterworks Visual Art Center, Osborn Gallery, Concord, NC.


   "Re-Implacemetns", (1 person show), Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA.

   ""Re-Implacments", (1 person show), Colorado State University, Curfman Gallery, Fort Collins, CO.


   "The Elements", (an on- line exhibition), Caladan Gallery, Beverly, MA; www.caladangallery.com.


   "Saluda Re-implacements", (one person show), Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC.

    "Installation", (by invitation) Congaree Arts Festival, State Museum of South Carolina, SC.


   "Natural Constructions", (traveling one person show), Sam Houston University, Huntsville, TX ; Berea College, Berea, KY. and Arts 

             Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC.

   "Terrestrial Forces" (by invitation), Florida State Univarsity Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Selected Honors

2014 & 2017

   "Directors Choice", "Underexposed Film Festival", Arts Council of York County, The Performing Arts Center, Rock Hill, SC.


   "Third Place", "23rd Annual Juried Competition, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC.


   "Second Place", National Juried Art Show, Highland Museum of Art, Ashland, KY


   "Paintings Featured" in "Take It Outside", America Whitewater Association, American Whitewater Center, Charlotte, NC.


   "McColl Center Affiliate Resident", a four month residency at the McColl Center for the Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC. 


   "Publisher's Award", Chelsea Global Showcase 2004, Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York, NY.

Selected Collections

​​Merck and Company, Raway NJ                                                                                Wachovia (Wells Fargo), Chalotte, NC

McGraw Hill , New York ,NY                                                                                     Am South Bank, Birmingham, AL

West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA                                                                     Arrowmont School for the Arts, Gatlinburg, TN

Business Center of Alabama, Montgomery, AL                                                       Barnett Bank, Orlando, FL

Comer Museum and Fine Arts Center, Sylacauga, AL​                                            Champion International, Contonement, FL

Tropicana National Headquarters (commission),  Tampa, FL                                   The Enstar Group, Montgomery, AL

State of Alabama Person Building (commission), Montgomery, AL                    Electronic Tabulating Service, Atlanta, GA

IBM Communications Programming Center, Raleigh, NC                                   Alabama Power Company, Birmingham, AL

Madison Building, Dallas, TX                                                                                    Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL                                                


​2006 - 2015         University of North Carloina at Charlotte-Lecturer. drawing and painting                  Charlotte, NC

1998 - 2006         Wintrhop Univerisy, Part-time, painting and drawing                                                     Rock Hill, SC

1995 - 1998          Eastern Michigan University, Part-time, design and appreciation                                  Ypsilanti, Michigan

1992 - 1995          Auburn University at Montgomery - Part-time; drawing and appreication                   Montgomery, AL

1985 - 1992          Auburn University at Auburn, Assistant Professor, drawing and design                        Auburn, AL