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artist , educator

Michael Allan Sickler, American Educator, artist. Recipient Grand prize Kirkland Annual, 1974, 1st prize for painting WCNY Invitational, 1983, 85, Golden Poet award World of Poetry Press, 1984-1988, Silver Poet award, 1990. Auctioneer five nationally public television stations, 1984-1988; juror local and national art exhibitions Member American Association of University Professors (president 1991-1993), College Art Association.


Sickler, Michael Allan was born on August 11, 1945 in Milwaukee. Son of Harlan E. and Audrey E. (Smith) Sickler.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Layton School, 1970;Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1973.


Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1973;instructor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1973-1980;assistant professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1981-1983;associate professor, Syracuse (New York) U., since 1983;represented by, Suzanne Halper, New York Cityrepresented by, Artifax, Boston. Lecturer various colleges universities. Recruiter U. Connecticut, Cincinnati Art Academy, Pratt Institute, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Maryland.

The Art Institute of Chicago, others.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Bradley Galleries, Milwaukee, 1975, Everson Museum, Syracuse, 1977, Syracuse University Lubin House Gallery, New York City, 1977, Weber Galleries, North Syracuse, New York, 1978, 80, Syracuse Stage Gallery, 1978, Hanover Square Gallery, Syracuse, 1980, 83-84, 87, University Wisconsin/Waukesha Gallery, 1981, Centre for Related Arts City University London, 1983, Arlene McDaniels Gallery, Simsbury, 1983-1984, Chapman Center, Cazenovia College, 1991. Exhibited in group shows at University Nebraska, University Maryland, University Iowa, Edgewood Gallery, Syracuse, New York, 2007, Schweinfurth Museum, 2007 others. Curator and exhibitor Milwaukee Institute Art and Design, 1989.

      Represented in several permanent collections. Associate editor Comstock Poetry Review, 2007. Contributor chapters to books.

      Contributor poetry to magazines and reviews 2010 Retirement exhibition, SU Palitz gallery, New York City Upcoming 2011 two person exhibition Limestone gallery, Fayetteville, New York, 2013 college exhibition, Edgewood gallery, Syracuse, New York. Author three chapbooks of poetry.


Solo Auctioneer ten nationally public television stations, 1984-2007. Juror local and national art exhbns. Member American Association of University Professors (president 1991-1993), College Art Association, American Academy Poets.


Married Christine Ann Dall, September 2, 1972. Children: Jonas Ian, Beau James.

Harlan E. Sickler

Audrey E. (Smith) Sickler

Christine Ann Dall

Jonas Ian Sickler

Beau James Sickler