Michael Amery was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1984. Amery completed a BA in Applied Design at the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography in 2007. He has since worked as graphic designer in Cape Town, moving from a full-time to a part-time position as his art has gained more interest. Amery has participated in a number of group exhibitions, and had his first solo show titled Trees by Man at David Krut Projects in April 2016, which sold out immediately. Amery works in a variety of mediums, including; charcoal, ink, oil, acrylic and lino cuts.
2019 "Fat of the Land", Glen Carlou Gallery, Paarl, South Africa
2016 ‘Trees by Man’, David Krut Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
2019 'Self', Glen Carlou Gallery, Paarl, South Africa
2019 ' Regarding Winter' Salon91, Cape Town, South Africa
2019 'Territory', Glen Carlou Gallery, Paarl, South Africa
2016 Bennet Contemporary An nual Art Fair
2015 ‘The Benediction of Shade II: Joburg City of Trees’, David Krut Projects, Johannesburg, South Africa
2015 ‘That Art Fair’, Cape Town, South Africa
2014 ‘Do Nothing’, David Krut Projects, Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Etc magazine, Issue 3 2019, page 25 - "What's Happening at Glen Carlou?"
Business Day, 15 Jan 2015, page 5 - "Seeing the trees and not the wood in Joburg’s mining legacy"
"Discovering Drawing", 3rd edition by Sallye Mahan Cox