George Vidas, somewhere, doing something.

George Vidas

< georgevidas (at) >
535 Griswold Street
Suite 111-117
Detroit, MI 48226

George Vidas, somewhere, doing something. George Vidas, somewhere, doing something. George Vidas, somewhere, doing something. George Vidas, somewhere, doing something. George Vidas, somewhere, doing something.


B.F.A., Alfred University, December 2010.

Honors G.E.D, 2003.

Unschooling, 1992 - 2003.

Notable Experiences

Proprietor, Signifier Signs. Detroit, MI. March 2011 - July 2021

Teacher's Assistant to Jeremy Bert during 'Light It Up!', Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, WA. August 2012.

Founding Member, Thick Air Studios. Detroit, MI. December 2010 - December 2017

Resident Intern Artist, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Cazenovia NY. June 2010 - August 2010

Head Co-Coordinator, Alfred Reusable Materials Depot. Alfred, NY. July 2009 - June 2010



Side Projects & Social Media

craigslist self portraits


photos by george vidas (defunct)


Solo Exhibitions

FREE MONEY & other bright ideas
Stairwell Gallery, Detroit MI.
June 1st - June 17th, 2017.

Light Headed
1905 Spaulding Court, Detroit MI.
October 23rd - 28th, 2014.

Now You Know What I Did This Summer
Rhodes Room, Alfred, NY
August 25th, 2010

Light House w/ Zane Hettinga
Turner II, Alfred, NY
November 10th, 2010

Group Exhibitions

A Difficult Pair
w/ Victoria Shaheen
Playground Detroit
Detroit, MI
July 21st - August 18th, 2018

Playground Detroit
Detroit, MI
Nov 18th, 2017 - Jan 13th, 2018

Playground Detroit @ Detroit is the new Black
Detroit, MI
Nov 10th - Dec 8th, 2016

In Tandem
Detroit, MI
Sept 24th - 35th, 2015

December Consortium: Beginnings and Endings
BFA Thesis Exhibition
Alfred, NY
December 4th - 8th, 2010

Harrell Fletcher: Some People: Alfred NY
Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY
February 27th - March 26th, 2008
Angie Aficionado, w/ Zane Hettinga

Annual Outdoor Light Exhibition
Museum of Luminous Phenomena, Alfred, NY
2007 - 2009

Juried Exhibitions

Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI
May 1st - 30th, 2015.

Work|Release, Norfolk, VA
April 3rd - May 3rd, 2015.

12x12: 2nd Annual National Juried Exhibition of Small Works of Art
Todd Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN
February 4th - 22nd, 2008.
kids these days, w/ Bobby Zokaites & David Greene

As Thick Air Studios

Light City
Baltimore MD. 2016.
Dear Baltimore

2014 Detroit Design Festival / Eastern Market After Dark / DLECTRICITY
Detroit, MI. 2014.
Safety Shamans

Share Detroit (Rheostat Ride)
Y Arts Detroit Emerging Artists Gallery, Detroit, MI.
April 1st - May 1st, 2013.

Midtown, Detroit, MI. 2012.
Share Detroit (Rheostat Ride)

40th Annual Noel Night
Midtown, Detroit, MI. 2012.
Portable Punctuation Portraits

2011 Detroit Design Festival
Woodward Windows Gallery, Detroit, MI. 2011.
Works Progress