About John Micheals
John is a retired New York City art teacher. He received his BA in Art in 1968 and his MS in Elementary Education in 1971, both from the City College of New York. In 1998, he received a Certificate in Photography from Nassau Community College.
For the past several years, his work has been in numerous Long Island juried exhibits (in alphabetical order): African American Museum, Barnes Gallery,
BJ Spoke Gallery, Freeport Memorial Library, Hewlett-Woodmere Library, Long
Island Arts Council (including Best in Show, 1998 and 2009, followed by two
solo shows), Long Island Museum (Best in Show 2011), Manhasset Library,
Merrick Library, Molloy College Art Gallery, My Studio, Shelter Rock Gallery,
and the Smithtown Township Council. John was also invited to have a solo show at 4th Avenue Studio and Gallery in Delray Beach, Florida.
John's images have appeared in the Best of College Photography in 1997, 1998 and 1999. On two separate occasions, his award winning images were reviewed in the New York Times (April 12, 1998 and January 30, 2000).
He has had an image published in Paumanok II, an anthology of poetry and
photography about Long island. He also donated images to The Retreat, a not-for-profit organization devoted to the prevention of domestic violence and to Connected Warriors, an organization that provides wellness programs for
military veterans. John was invited to exhibit his images at Lord & Taylor
in Huntington, NY.
John is former President of the Long Island Center of Photography (LICP)
and an active member of the Long Island Photo Gallery.