Lives and teaches in Lincoln, Nebraska and Santa Fe, New Mexico

Masters of Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1998
Teaching Endorsements in Art & English, Concordia College, Seward, Nebraska, 1995
BA, English, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1985
Minor in Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982
Faculty at Lefler Middle School in Lincoln Public Schools, Nebraska, 1997-2013

2017 New Work, Artifact Gallery, New York, New York
2014 Michael Herres, Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2013 Lunch With, Karpeles Manuscript Library and Museum,
Santa Barbara, California
2013 Works on Paper, A to Z Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
2013 Recent Paintings, Prints and Sculpture, Bin 105 Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska

2014 "Feria" Group Invitational Show Minan Gallery, Los Angels, California
2014 WESTMONT Ridley-Tree Museum of Art "5x5 Invitational"
Santa Barbara, California
2014 LoveArt, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2014 Brand 42 Works on Paper Annual National Juried Competition, Brand Library Galleries, Glendale, California
2014 Domus, Minan Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2014 35th Annual Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri
2014 Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, New York
2013 Ancestors, Guardians and Guides, International Juried Show, Charles Sumner Museum, Washington, D.C. *Honorable Mention
2013 28th Annual Small Images Exhibition, National Juried Show, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
2013 Contemporary Expressionism - The Creative Spirit, San Diego Museum of Art, National Juried Show, San Diego, California
2013 Briar Cliff Review Group Show, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa
2013 24th Annual Juried Show, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
2013 Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington
2013 Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, New York
2012 Chelsea Tunnel, New York, New York
1993 Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
1992 University Place Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska
1992 Northwest Gallery of Fine Woodworking, Seattle, Washington
1991 Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska
1991 International Gallery, San Diego, California
1990 Nebraska Crafts Council Guest Artist, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
1990 International Gallery, San Diego, California
1990 University Place Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska
1989 International Gallery, San Diego, California
1987 Market Place Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
1987 Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska

Woodard, Josef. “Conversational Imagery” Scene Magazine, Santa Barbara, California
August-September 2013. Print/Web
Featured Artist, The Briar Cliff Review, Volume 25, Sioux City, Iowa 2013. Print
Reetz, Brian. Interview, “The Artist Showcase Summer 2012: A Conversation with Artist, Michael Herres”, L Magazine, Lincoln, Nebraska August 2012. Print/Web

Morgan Stanley Corporate, New York, New York
Usenheimer Collection, New York, New York
Laughlin Collection, New York, New York
The Pham Family, San Francisco, California
The Bruss Family, Los Angeles, California
Private, New York, New York
Private, Seattle, Washington
The Nelson Family, Lincoln, Nebraska
The Dance Family, Lincoln, Nebraska
The Boswell Family, Lincoln, Nebraska
The Harris Family, Lincoln, Nebraska
Private, Lincoln, Nebraska
Private, Omaha, Nebraska