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Born 1975 in Santa Rosa, California


M.F.A. Photography & Integrated Media, CalArts, Valencia, CA, 2001 
B.A. Art & Politics, Honors, UC, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997 
Spring Semester Abroad, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, 1996  


LA-LIKE: Prospecting Palm Fronds, LAXART, Los Angeles, CALA-LIKE: Expanded Shangri-LA’d, The Palm Springs Museum, Palm Desert, CALA-LIKE: Shangri-LA’d, my chapter of The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, organized by Los Angeles Nomadic Division/LAND, 2015
The Further Disbanding of Michelle duBois, CA Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA, 2013
The Disappearing of Michelle duBois, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Mae Wested, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX, 2012
Transgressing The Pacific, Las Cienegas Project, Los Angeles, CA, 2011
The Unraveling of Michelle duBois, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY, 2010
Selections from The Analog Collection 65GRAND, Chicago, IL, 2009
Autoportrait: The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois, San Francisco, CAEleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2008
The Reconsidered Archive of Michelle duBois, curated by Pilar Tompkins, Claremont Museumof Art, Claremont, CA, 2007
Out The Window (LAX) DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY, 2006


To Hide To Show, MAMA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June 13 - August 1, 2015
Desert Center (Composition I-10, Mvmt IV: Dusk), composed by Scott Benzel, incollaboration with LA-LIKE: Shangri-LA’d, Desert Center, CA, 2015
Constructed Identities, curated by Barbara Tannenbaum, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, 2015
Blessed Oblivion, Sarah Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FLSargent’s Daughters, An exhibition exploring the legacy of John Singer Sargent, Sargent’sDaughters, New York, NY, 2014
“I am another world”: Artistic Authorship between Deconstruction and (Re)canonization,co-curated by Claudia Slanar (UC Irvine) and Georgia Holz (Generali Foundation, Vienna), Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria, 2013 
Set Pieces, co-curated by Lauren Mackler and Andrew Berardini, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy, 2013 
MoMA New Photography Series, curated by Eva Respini, New York, NY, 2012 
Figure and Form in Contemporary Photography, Los Angeles County of Museum of Art, LosAngeles, CA, 2012
Walking Forward-Running Past, curated by Courtenay Finn, Art In General, New York, NY, 2011 
2010 California Biennial, Sarah Bancroft, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CAThe City Proper, curated by James Welling, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2010 
Suddenly, Stephanie Snyder, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA, 2009 
Suddenly, curated by Stephanie Snyder, Reed College, Portland, OR2006 Re-Make, Re-Model, d’Amelio Terras, New York, NY, 2008 
Bebe Le Strange, d’Amelio Terras, New York, NY, 2005 
Based on a True Story, Artists’ Space, New York, NY, 2004 


Lotusland Residency, Santa Barbara, CA, 2015 
National Endowment For The Arts Institutional Recipient (through LAND) for The ManifestDestiny Billboard Project, Spring 2014
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Recipient, Artistic Innovation & Collaborative Grant withLos Angeles Nomadic Division for The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, New York, NY, 2013 
MoMA New Photography Series, New York, NY, 2012 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art AHAN Award (Art Here & Now), Los Angeles, CA, 2011 
California Community Foundation Mid-Career Grant, Los Angeles, CA
The Santo Foundation 2011 Individual Artist Award, St.Louis, MO, 2011
Residency, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NHResidency, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY
Residency, Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY, 2010 
Residency, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY, 2004 
Recipient of Dean’s Award for Faculty & Staff, CalArts, Valencia, CA, 2003 
Recipient of Liberace Merit Scholarship, Las Vegas, NV, 2001 
Recipient of CalArts Scholarship, Valencia, CA, 2000 
Recipient of Ahmanson Grant, CalArts, Valencia, CA, 1999 
University of California, Santa Cruz, William Hyde and Susan Benton Irwin Scholarship, UCSanta Cruz, 1997 


Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA
The West Collection
Progressive Art Collection