Biography

Michael Ned Holte is a writer and curator who teaches in the Program in Art at the California Institute of the Arts.

His texts have appeared in many publications including periodicals such as Afterall, Artforum, Art Journal, East of Borneo, Frieze, and X-TRA. He is a recipient of the Creative Capital Andy Warhol Arts Writers Grant.

His exhibitions include “Routine Pleasures” at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, Los Angeles; “TL;DR” at Artspace NZ, Auckland; “Made in L.A. 2014” (with Connie Butler) at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and “Support Group” at Thomas Solomon at Cottage Home, Los Angeles. He is currently organizing an exhibition of Nancy Buchanan, Marcia Hafif, and Barbara T. Smith at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena.

Holte is a member of the artist council for the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA), the board of directors for the Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS), and the editorial board for the journal Apricota. He is a member of the Varese Group.

He lives in Los Angeles.