Michael Mallis

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2011)
M.F.A. Studio Art in Film, Video, New Media and Animation

Carnegie Mellon University (2008)
B.F.A. Studio Art with concentration in Electronic and Time Based Media
Senior Art Award & College Honors

2018 Marx at 200 @ Space Gallery
Nottingham International Microfilm Festival
Pittsburgh, PA
Nottingham, UK
2016 Supernova Digital Animation Festival
Ozarks Shorts
Performance Voyage 6 @ Miami Performance International Festival
Performance Voyage 6 @ Art-Athina Art Fair
Performance Voyage 6 @ AIM Wrocław 2016
Sacramento International Film Festival
Performance Voyage 6 @ Toolbox Art Space
Performance Voyage 6 @ Far Off Art Fair
Performance Voyage 6 @ Index International Arts Festival
Performance Voyage 6 @ Finnish Institute
Denver, CO
Lamar, MO
Miami, FL
Athens, Greece
Wrocław, Poland
Sacramento, CA
Berlin, Germany
Cologne, Germany
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Stockholm, Sweden



2015 Salonukah @ Trestle Gallery
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival
ENMUT International Festival of Silent Films
Locomoción Festival of Animation
Big MINI Media Festival
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival
Hudson Valley International Film Festival
Shapeshifters Cinema @ Tamescal Art Center
Brooklyn, NY
Tampa Bay, FL
Barcelona, Spain
Mexico City, Mexico
Brooklyn, NY
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pittsburgh, PA
Monroe, NY
Oakland, CA



2014 Muzej Ulicne Umjetnosti MUU
Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior @ Red Bull Studios
Between Mediums: Contemporary Works by Cartoonists @ Catalyst Gallery
New Romantics @ Eyebeam
Zagreb, Croatia
New York, NY
Beacon, NY
New York, NY



2013 Performance Voyage 3 @ Greatmore Studios
Espacio Enter Canarias International Festival @ TEA Tenerife Center for the Arts
Strange Attractors @ The Nightingale Theater
On Synchronics @ Microwave Festival
Performance Voyage 3 @ Depart Space
Performance Voyage 3 @ Alliance Française de Chittagong
Ora Serrata @ Chashama
Better Than Universe @ Daegu Art Factory
Golden Orchid International Animation Festival
On Synchronics @ Art Institute of Chicago
3rd Thessaloniki Performance Festival
Dimanche Rouge Festival @ Ptarmigan
Performance Voyage 3 @ White Night, Totaldobže Art Centre
New Performance Turku Festival @ TEHDAS Theatre
Performance Voyage 3 @ Sottobosco
Performance Voyage 3 @ Loft Projects ETAGI
Performance Voyage 3 @ Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Strange Attractors @ The Last Bookstore
Community Speculators @ Armory Center for the Arts
Strange Attractors @ Center for Sex and Culture
Strange Attractors @ Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Insight Film Festival (Films about Faith)
Performance Voyage 3 @ MUU Gallery
Performance Voyage 3 @ Supermarket Independent Art Fair
Performance Voyage 3 @ Small Projects Gallery
LA Art Book Fair @ Museum of Contemporary Art, LA
Cape Town, South Africa
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Chicago, IL
Hong Kong
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Chittagong, Bangladesh
New York, NY
Daegu, South Korea
State College, PA
Chicago, IL
Thessaloniki, Greece
Tallinn, Estonia
Riga, Latvia
Turku, Finland
Venice, Italy
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Helsinki, Finland
Los Angeles, CA
Pasadena, CA
San Francisco, CA
Buffalo, NY
Manchester, UK
Helsinki, Finland
Stockholm, Sweden
Tromsø, Norway
Los Angeles, CA



2012 Strange Attractors @ MIX NYC
Strange Attractors @ Parsons Hall Project Space
3D Burns @ FE Gallery [co-curated and exhibited]
Fetisch Film Festival
Strange Attractors @ Pittsburgh Filmmakers
The First and Last Experimental International Film Festival
Traps @ Space 1026
Do Anything @ Space 4 Art
Strange Attractors @ Printed Matter
Salon Internacional De La Luz, volume 3
Strange Attractors @ Anthology Film Archives
Florida Oasis @ Comfort Station
New York, NY
Holyoke, MA
Pittsburgh, PA
Kiel, Germany
Pittsburgh, PA
Sydney, Australia
Philadelphia, PA
San Diego, CA
New York, NY
Bogota, Colombia
New York, NY
Chicago, IL




VIA Music and New Media festival
BFF + Friendz @ The Cove
Inflorescence of Sparkling Evil @ A Gathering of Tribes
MFA FVNMA Thesis Screening @ Gene Siskel Film Center

Pittsburgh, PA
Brooklyn, NY
New York, NY
Chicago, IL

PITKAFEST @ Club Liberte
Komixblender @ Wild Project
Goat Helper, volume 1 @ Show Cave[co-curated and exhibited]
Butter Elbow @ Op Shop

Helsinki, Finland
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Chicago, IL

2009 Moscow 4th International Festival of Animation and Media Arts
Media Bits @ Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Abuja 6th International Film Festival
IUP Film Series, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
International Animated Film Festival KROK
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival
Jupiter and Beyond The Infinite @ Synchroncity Space
Last Day of Magic @ La Scala Mata Gallery
Three Rivers Arts Festival @ Harris Theatre
AniFest Mezinarodni festival animovanych filmu
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film
Phoenix Film Festival

Moscow, Russia
Pittsburgh, PA
Abuja, Nigeria
Indiana, PA
Kiev, Ukraine
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Los Angeles, CA
Venice, Italy
Pittsburgh, PA
Třeboň, Czech Republic
Stuttgart, Germany
Phoenix, AZ

2008 Three Rivers Film Festival, Shorts Competition (3rd place)
Puchon International Student Animation Festival
Pittsburgh Reframed (at 250) @ Regent Square Theatre
Dia Internacional da Animacao
End Times Disco Massacre, Matchwood Festival
May Day BFA Thesis Show @ Regina Miller Gallery
Caught Looking 2 @ PNC Park

Pittsburgh, PA
Puchon, South Korea
Pittsburgh, PA
Braddock, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA

  Performance Voyage 3 by MUU Gallery (2013)
Strange Attractors: NonHumanoid Extraterrestrial Sexualities by Encyclopedia Destructica and Suzie Silver (2012)
Regional Review 2 by Open Thread (2010)
Book 3 "The Underdrogs" by Beautiful Decay (2010)
Helsinki, Finland
Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
Los Angeles, CA