M.F.A. Painting, Indiana University
B.F.A. Painting, Columbus College of Art and Design
Michael Stillion received his BFA in 2002 from Columbus College of Art and Design, and his MFA in 2007 from Indiana University in Bloomington. He has been the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Full Fellowship, an Ohio Arts Council Grant for Individual Excellence, as well as a One Year Full Fellowship to attend the Roswell Artist-in-Residence program. In 2013 he was nominated for the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany Award. Stillion’s work has been exhibited in venues around the country including 1305 Gallery, Cincinnati; Birke Gallery at Marshall University, West Virginia; Vaudeville Park in Brooklyn, New York and Caestecker Art Gallery at Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin. Stillion recently curated “Shall I Tell You the Secret of the Whole World” an exhibition for the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. His work can be found in many private collections and was recently acquired by the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art in New Mexico. He is represented by Linda Warren Projects in Chicago, Illinois; Angela Meleca Gallery in Columbus, Ohio and Phyllis Weston Gallery, Cincinnati.