MICHAEL ESBIN



Exhibitions

1972
* Southern New England Ceramics Exhibition, Roger Williams College, Providence, Rhode Island
* Smithsonian Institution Exhibition of Sculpture, Washington, D.C.
* Audubon Artists Society Collective Exhibition, New York
* National Arts Club Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, New York
1974
* New Talent Exhibition, Gimpel and Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York
1978
* Audubon Artist Society, Collective Exhibition, New York,
* New Haven Paint and Clay Club, Collective Exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut
* First International Biennale de Scultura, La Spezia, Italy
1979
* Stone Sculpture Society of New York, Lever House, New York
* Audubon Artist Society, Collective Exhibition, New York
* New Haven Paint and Clay Club, Collective Exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut
1980
* Stone Sculpture Society of New York, Collective Exhibition, Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
* Monumental sculptures TIBETAN SUN XF-16 and STARGATE at Manhattan Plaza, New York
* Second International Biennale de Scultura, La Spezia, Italy
1981
* Sculptures and their Related Drawings, Collective Exhibition, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York
* Collective Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Elena Prohaska Fine Arts, New York
1982
* Third International Sculpture Symposium, Carrara Italy
* Recent Marble Sculpture, Elena Prohaska Fine Arts, New York
1983
* The Way of Stone, Arras Gallery, New York
* The Way of Stone, Tiffany & Co., New York
* International Group Exhibition of Sculpture, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, Australia
1985
* Scultura di Passaggio, International Group Exhibition of Sculpture, Montignoso, Italy
* The Way of Stone, Galerie Pierre Iynedjian, Lausanne, Switzerland (curated by Willy Rotzler)
1986
* Galerie Denise Rene, FIAC (Grand Palais), Paris, France
1987
* The Way of Stone, Galerie Pierre Iynedjian, Lausanne, Switzerland
* Galerie Denise Rene, FIAC (Grand Palais), Paris, France
1988
* The Way of Stone, Galerie Pierre Iynedjian, Lausanne, Switzerland
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1989
* The Way of Stone, Galerie Pierre Iynedjian, Lausanne, Switzerland
* Galerie Denise Rene, FIAC (Grand Palais), Paris, France
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1991
* Fifth International Sculpture Symposium, Dignes-les Bains, France
1992
* Arte e Natura, Mostra Internazione di Scultura, Collective Exhibition, Vanzago (Milan), Italy
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland
1993
* Grands et Juenes d’aujourd’hui, Collective Exhibition Grand Palais, Paris, France
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1994
* Grands et Juenes d’aujourd’hui, Collective Exhibition Grand Palais, Paris, France
1995
* Permanent exhibition Museo di Bozzetti, Pietrasanta, Italy
* MAC 2000: Manifestation d’art Contemporain, November, 1995 Espace Eiffel-Branly, Paris, France
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1996
* Mabres et Sculptures de Carrare, Collective Exhibition, Cercle Mixte de l’Air d’Apt, Apt, France
* I Marmi di Carrara, Collective Exhibition, Finter Bank, Chiasso, Switzerland
* Mostra della Pietra Lavorata, Collective Exhibition, Strada in Casentino (Arezzo), Italy (curated by Dott. Mario Guidotti)
* Situazioni Scultura, Collective Exhibition, Marina di Massa, Italy
* Galerie Denise Rene, Basel Art Fair, Basel Switzerland
1997
* Omaggio del Libro, Collective Exhibition, Pontremoli, Italy (curated by Dott. Mario Guidotti)
* Mostra della Pietra Lavorata, Collective Exhibition, Strada in Casentino (Arezzo), Italy (curated by Dott. Mario Guidotti)
1998
* Salon de Mai, Collective Exhibition, Espace Eiffel-Branly, Paris, France
* The Way of Stone, Banque Edouard Constant, Geneva, Switzerland (curated by Jacques Magnol, Chiara Guidi, with essay by Antoine Poncet)
* Respiri di Pietra Indefiniti Contorni, Traveling Collective Exhibition, Palazzo Martinino,
* Brescia, Italy, Ghedi (BS), Lago d’Iseo (BS), Gardone-Sal —(BS)
1999
* La liberta dell’arte , Collective exhibition of sculpture, Massa Italy
2000
* Autor de l’art GÉomÉtrie, Collective Exhibition, Carre Espace Foundation, Vallorbe, Switzerland
* X Biennale Internazionale di Scultura (July-September), Carrara Italy
* Michael Esbin Skulpturen , Manfred Bockelmann Sytille, Galerie am Lindenplatz, AG Vaduz, Lichtenstein
2003
* Kunst 2003, Galerie am Lindenplatz , Zurich Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
* SCULPTOR von der Stabilitat Zur Mobilitat von der wand in der Ruin, Ga1erie AM Lindenplatz, AG Vaduz, Lichtenstein
2005
* ART Innsbruck, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Innsbruck Art Fair, Innsbruck, Austria
2006
* Monumental SUNYA Sculpture in Belgian Black Marble, displayed at Sculpture Triennale of Bad Ragartz, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
* Commission to create a monumental SUNYA in Black Swedish Granite for the Grunenthal Pharma Company, Aachen, Germany
* Artist designs a Boundless for the cover of finche l’amore e acceso, poesie racconti e saggi del premio di San Valentino
2007
* ART Bodense, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Dornbirn, Austria
* Kunst 2007, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
2008
* ART Karlsruhe, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Karlsruhe Germany
* ART Bodense, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Dornbirn Austria
* XIII Biennale Internazionale of Sculpture di Carrara Italy, Nothing But Sculpture, Carrara, Italy
* De migrante marmoris, Collective Exhibitions, Bergiola, Carrara Italy
* Kunst 2008, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
2009
* ART Karlsruhe, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Karlsruhe, Germany
* ART Bodense, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Dornbirn, Austria
* ART Innsbruck, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Innsbruck, Austria
* Monumental BOUNDLESS in Black Galaxy Granite, Sculpture Triennale of Bad Ragartz, Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
* Sculpture Kunstlerder Galerie, am Lindenplatz
* Kunst 2009, Galerie am Lindenplatz, Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
* Malerie – Skulptur – Objekt, Galerie am Lindenplatz in Gesammelte Meisterwerke Collective Exhibition, including Yaacov Agam, Max Bill, Lynn Chadwick, Johannes Itten, Henry Moore, Victor Vasarely
2010
* Artist participates with Galerie am Lindenplatz in Art Karlsruhe, Art Fair, Karlsruhe, Germany
* ESBIN – One man exhibition of sculptures with catalogue introduction written by Richard Meier
Galerie am Lindenplatz, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
* Artist participates with Galerie am Lindenplatz in ART Bodense, Art Fair, Dornbirn, Austria
* Artist participates in Accrochage – Summer 2010 together with KOUROS Gallery, New York
* Artist participates with Galerie am Lindenplatz, Kunst 2010, Zurich Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland


Awards
1978
* Artist is awarded the Vincent Glinsky Memorial Award for Sculpture, Audubon Artist Society, New York, 1978
1991
* Artist receives Prix du Public and the Prix spécial du juryy created especially for the Fifth International Sculpture Symposium, Dignes-les Bains, France, 1991
1995
* 1995 finalist, Waterside Sculpture Competition, Shiga Japan
* Sculpture BOUNDLESS selected for award: Premie Veuve Clicquot, Business Women of Switzerland, award ceremony, Berne, Switzerland, November, 1995
2000
* 2000 Finalist Terzo Millennio, Premio Internazionale di Scultura, Sponsored by Gruppo Terra Moretti, Brescia Italy
2004
* 2004 Finalist to create a monumental sculpture for the future New York City headquarters of the Bank of America recommended by Robert J. Fox, architect
* Artist receives the First Prize for Artistic and Cultural Achievement, Carrara, Italy, “Premio Citta di Carrara per la Scultura”, 2004
2005
* Artist receives the Premio San Valentino d’Oro per L’Arte, first prize for his work and philosophical research, Terni, Italy, 2005

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