Michael Radyk is an artist based in Philadelphia. Radyk weaves, cuts, sculpts, and manipulates his textiles into both two and three-dimensional sculptural forms. His work Swan Point is included in the Textile Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Michael received his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University’s Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. He has taught at SCAD, RISD, Kutztown University, and the University of Georgia in Athens.
He served as the Chair of the Crafts and Textiles Area at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania from 2011-2016. He is the former Director of Education for the American Craft Council and was the founding Editor in Chief of the journal American Craft Inquiry.
Recent exhibitions include: “Structured,” Textile Center, Joan Mondale Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; “Focus:Fiber-Kent State University Museum,” Kent, OH; and the Invitational Biannual Exhibition, “International Fiber Art Fair,” Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea.
His work was featured in the books Artistry in Fiber, Vol.1: Wall, and Artistry in Fiber, Vol. 2: Sculpture, published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd. and the exhibition catalogues Influence and Evolution: Fiber Sculpture…then and now, and Blue/Green: color/code/context published by browngrotta arts.
Michael is an artist member of InLiquid Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA.