Michael Pederson

Born 1975
Lives in Sydney, Australia

Street Art/Urban Interventions

  • 2013 – 2021: Focused on creating small and playful artworks and placing them in and around the Sydney area, as documented on the blog miguelmarquezoutside.com

Street Art Related Exhibitions

  • 2015 “HIDE AND SEEK” Above Second Gallery – as “Miguel Marquez” with Clet
    Abraham – Hong Kong
  • 2017 Re-opening of Colossal – Chicago IL
  • 2019 Project Okolo/Around – Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2020 “MIRACLES” Museum Catharijineconvent – Ultrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2021 Feature artist at “The Other Art Fair” – Barangaroo, Sydney

Selected Bibliography

  • Edith Pauly, “Street Art XXS” Editions Alternatives (France), 2021 p. 112, p.113, p. 114, p. 115
  • Chirine Etezadzadeh, “Smart City – Made in Germany” Spinger Vieweg (Germany), 2020 p. 95, p.147, p. 249, p. 619, p. 817, p. 879, p. 903
  • Sophie Pujas, “Street Art – Jeux ephemeres” Tana editions (France), 2016 p. 27, p.149
  • Nick Galvin, “Keep your eyes peeled for these tiny urban artworks” Sydney Morning Herald, March 17, 2021
  • TV interview “Tiny Artworks – Public artist quietly installs mini exhibits on the streets” ABC News 24, March 18, 2021
  • The frankie team, “Strange street art by Miguel Marquez Outside” frankie magazine, January 1, 2021
  • Peter Munro, “Street artist Michael Pederson brings colour to Sydney’s nooks and crannies” Sydney Morning Herald, December 1, 2015
  • Cayla Dengate, “Michael Pederson says his witty street art isn’t destined for galleries” Huffington Post, October 30, 2015
  • Beckett Mufson, “Cheeky sign artworks say what everyone is really thinking” Vice – The Creators Project (vice.com), December 2, 2016
  • Laura Staugaitis, “Michael Pederson’s lighthearted street art is hidden in plain sight” Colossal (thisiscolossal.com), September 11, 2017
  • Ilana Herzig, “These 10 artists are challenging our idea of what street art can be” Artsy (www.artsy.net), September 27, 2017
  • Jessica Stewart, “Clever street artist transforms ordinary public places into funny installations” My Modern Met (mymodermet.com), June 5, 2018
  • Delaney Strunk, “This artist turns ordinary objects and places into extraordinary street art” Buzzfeed (buzzfeed.com), June 13, 2018
  • Kate Sierzputowski “New Miniature warning signs and other humorous and unexpected interventions by Michael Pederson” Colossal (thisiscolossal.com), August 22, 2018
  • Zach Andrews “Miguel Marquez sets up VIP pigeon lounges and hangs surreal imessages over sewer tunnels” designboom (designboom.com), May 13, 2019