Michael Hambouz (b. Niles, Michigan, 1977) is a first-generation Palestinian-American multidisciplinary artist, multi-instrumentalist musician, and independent curator based in Brooklyn, NY. Solo/two-person exhibitions include: Future Fairs with Talia Levitt (NYC), Brooklyn Academy of Music with Michael O’Shea (NYC), chashama (NYC), Kayrock (NYC), The Krasl Art Center (St. Joseph, MI), 3S Artspace (Portsmouth, NH), and a 20-year survey exhibition at Antioch College (Yellow Springs, OH) in 2018. Select group exhibitions include: The National Arts Club (NYC), Andrew Edlin Gallery (NYC), IPCNY (NYC), GROWROOM//SHOWROOM (NYC), Paradice Palase (NYC), Standard Space (Sharon, CT), Dominique Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Northern-Southern (Austin, TX), Eve Leibe Gallery (London, UK), The Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, (Bangor, N. Ireland), and Wassaic Project (Wassaic, NY). His art and curatorial work have been featured in Artnet News, Arts in Square Magazine, Create! Magazine, Design Milk, Hyperallergic, and Vice. His work resides in the collections of Antioch College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, Niles History Center, and Fidelity Corporate Art Collection.