Michael Todd (1935- ) was born in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA from the University of Notre Dame in 1957, and received an MA from UCLA in 1959. After studying in Paris, he lived in New York City between 1963 and 1968. Since 1968, Todd has lived in Los Angeles and has taught at UCLA, UCI, UCSD, California Institute of the Arts and Otis Art Institute. In addition to being exhibited in numerous individual and group shows at galleries and museums, his work is in the permanent collections at Storm King and the Whitney Museum in New York, the H. Hirschhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., the Norton Simon in Pasadena and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Other public art installations of his in California can be seen at the Loyola Law School, the State Office Building in Sacramento and the Pacific Mutual Insurance Company in Newport Harbor.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, December 1997.
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