EXHIBITIONS

2018, Unbound7! (8/2-8/4) Candela Gallery / Richmond, VA [Group Show]
Light on the South Side  (8/2-9/2) Blue Sky Gallery / Portland, OR  [Two-Artist Show)]
2018, Michael Abramson: Tales from the South Side. 70’s Chicago Clubs / MMX Gallery / London, England [Solo Exhibition]
2018, Light on the South Side / Benhadj & Djilali Galerie / Berlin, Germany [Solo Exhibition]
2017, Rock, Funk, & Punk   / Fotografie Forum / Frankfurt, Germany
2015, A Lasting Vision: Photographs of the Institute of Design 1970-2001/ Chicago, IL [Group Show]
2014, Pulse of the Night: Photographs of Michael Abramson / Museum of Contemporary Photography / Chicago, IL [Solo Exhibition]
Focal Points: American Photography Since 1950  / Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts / Madison, WI [Group Show]
2011, Salon Collections Exhibit (5/5-8/15) / Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL [Group Show]
2008, Made in Chicago /  From the LaSalle Bank of America  Collection / Chicago, IL [Group Show]
Photographers of Chicago / Chicago Cultural Center / Chicago, IL [Group Show]
2004, Superhits of the 70’s: Photographs from the Collection / Milwaukee Art Museum / Milwaukee, WI [Group Show] 
Photographs of Cuba: Michael Abramson (Spring) / Catholic Theological Union / Chicago, IL [Solo Exhibition] 
1989, Seein’ the Blues / Chicago Film Makers / Chicago, IL [Group Show] 
1987, Stepping Out / Art Institute of Chicago / Chicago, IL [Group Show] 
1983, Photography of Michael Abramson / Museum of Contemporary Photography / Chicago, Illinois [Solo Exhibition] 
Five-Years at Creative Photography / Creative Photography Gallery / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Cambridge, Ma. [Group Show] 
1981, Chicago Photography / California Museum of Photography /Riverside, CA 
1980, Gallery Artists / Zolla Lieberman Gallery / Chicago, IL [Group Show] 
The New Vision: 40 Years of Photography at the Institute of Design / Chicago Cultural Center / Chicago, IL [Group Show] 
1979, Michael Abramson / Zolla Lieberman Gallery / Chicago, IL [Solo Exhibition] 
Photography of Michael Abramson / Milwaukee Art Museum / Milwaukee, WI [Solo Exhibition] 
Michael Abramson Photography / Cincinnati Academy of Art / Cincinnati, OH [Solo Exhibition] 
1978, Permanent Collection Exhibit (Michael Abramson) / Milwaukee Art Museum / Milwaukee, WI [Group Show]

 

PRINT PUBLICATIONS 

2018, Men Photographing Women in the 70s / Hoxton Mini Press (Release date of June, 2018) / London, England [Solo Artist]
2017, Chicago: Classic Photographs  (Perv’s House – Chicago, 1976) / City Files Press / Chicago, IL, p 132
2016, The Oxford American, Southern Music Issue (Pervs House – Chicago, 1976)  Vol.18, / Little Rock, AR, p.9 
2015, A Lasting Vision: Photographs from the Institute of Design, 1970-2001 (Pepper’s Hideout – Chicago, 1976) Illinois Institute of Technology Press / IL, p. 26
Gotta Go, Gotta Flow / CityFiles Press / Chicago, IL [Solo Artist]
2009, Light On the South Side / The Numero Group Recording Co. / Chicago, Illinois [Solo Print Artist]
2004, Miniature Rooms: The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago (2nd Ed.) 1984 / Hudson Hill Press / Manchester, VT / Photographs by Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar and Michael Abramson  
1983, Miniature Rooms: The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago (1st Edition) / Abbeville Press / New York, NY Photographs by Kathleen Culbert-Aguilar and Michael Abramson 
1982, The New Vision, Forty Years of Photograph at the Institute of Design / Aperture; First Edition (April 1982) / Millerton, NY

VISUAL MEDIA
2017,  The Chi (South side photographs featured in bar scenes) / Showtime Original Series / Chicago, IL
2012, The History of Soul Music: Five Key Cities / VH1 Special Programming / Los Angeles, CA

 

PRINT MEDIA

1983-2010, Freelance Photography Publication Outlets
Periodicals: Time, Newsweek, People, Fortune, Forbes, Business Week, Travel and Leisure, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Discover, Stern, Der Spiegel, Panorama, Le Point, Harpers, Barrons, Bloomberg Markets, Smithsonian Air & Space, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Money, Inc. Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Metropolitan Home, Smart Money, US News and World Report, Chicago Tribune Magazine, Chief Executive, Business 2.0, Ms Magazine, Bloomberg

Corporations/Institutions
Bayer, Miles Laboratories, Whirlpool, Northern Trust Bank, AM International, Northwestern University, Mitsubishi, Sears, Square D, Herman Miller, Zebra Technology,Warner Lambert.

 

COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago / Chicago, Illinois
Creative Photography Gallery / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Cambridge, Massachusetts 
California Museum of Photography / Riverside, California 
Madison Art Center / Madison, Wisconsin 
Museum of Contemporary Photography / Columbia College / Chicago, Illinois 
Milwaukee Art Museum / Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Chicago Historical Society / Chicago, Illinois 
Smithsonian Institution / Washington, DC

 

AWARDS

2009, Grammy Nominee (Best Packaging) / Light on the South Side (Photographs by Michael Abramson) / Numero Group Recording Co. Chicago, IL.