Michael Konrad

Michael Konrad is a Philadelphia based artist and educator. His work addresses the materials and functions of the built environment in a state of collapse. He uses everyday building materials such as bricks and lumber, along with discarded items such as plastic bags refashioned into fabric, to create his sculptures. As Lead Teaching Artist with the Art Ed department of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program, Michael works with high school students to create murals and other public artworks. He is a recipient of the Fleisher Wind Challenge Award in Sculpture and Installation and regularly participates in exhibitions throughout the Philadelphia region and beyond. He has created public artworks with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, as well as Glen Foerd Historic Mansion, CFEVA’s Art in the Open, Revolution Recovery’s Recycling Artist in Residence, and Neighborhood Bike Works while in residence at the 40th Street AIR Program.

Last updated: Apr 25, 2023