b. 1998 Rochester, MN
Lives and works in Saint Paul, MN

Detailed CV 


2020    B.A. Media and Cultural Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
2019     Photography, Institute for Field Education, Paris, FR 


2021    Founder & Curator, Generation Magazine, Rochester, MN
2019    Curatorial Assistant, Le Centre Georges Pompidou Department of Photography, Paris, FR
             Assistant Photographer, Le Ministre de l'Intérieur, Paris, FR


2020    SEAD (Southeast Asian Diaspora) Project’s Changemakers/Artists Storytelling Fellowship  
             Emerging Curators Institute Fellowship
             Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for Photography
2018    JGS (Joy of Giving Something) Imagining America Digital Media & Photography Fellowship

Grants and Awards 

2022    Minnesota Center for Book Arts/Jerome Book Arts Mentorship VIII 
             Macalester College Public Art Commission Honoring Alumni of Color 
2021     Midway Contemporary Art Visual Arts Fund
             Minnesota State Arts Board Creative Support for Individuals Grant
             Family Tree Clinic’s LGBTQ COVID-19 Community Care and Learning Artist Initiative Grant with the Minnesota Department of Health
             Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Artistic Support for Individuals Grant 
2020    Macalester Media and Cultural Studies Prize for Academic Excellence
2019     Macalester Live It! Fund Independent Summer Project Grant
             Macalester Gateway Essay Prize for Excellent Writing: “Unburnt and Unburied: Khmer Refugee Family Photographs as Acts of Survival”


2023   Grand Marais Arts Colony X Public Functionary Residency, Grand Marais, MN (forthcoming)
2022   Cuttyhunk Island Artist Residency, Elizabeth, MA, Partial Scholarship 
2021    Public Functionary: Studio 400, Minneapolis, MN
            Chautauqua School of Art Residency Program, Chautauqua, NY, Full Tuition Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2020    To the body you left behind, Macalester College Koch Gallery, St. Paul, MN

Group Exhibitions

2023.   Minnesota Center for Book Arts Jerome Mentorship VIII Mentees Exhibition, MCBA Main Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (forthcoming) 
2022    Smoke and Ground, Public Functionary Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2022    Weaving Fragments: Dreams of the Contemporary Moment, Form + Content Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2021    Chautauqua Resident Artists Group Show, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, NY 
             Pride, Family Tree Clinic Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2019    08, Open Call Cabaret Gallery Space, St. Paul, MN


2022    Generation Magazine Issue 02: Dreams of the Khmer Diaspora, Rochester, MN (forthcoming)
2021     Sutures, The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN 
2019     Generation Magazine Issue 01: Voices of the Khmer Diaspora, Rochester, MN


2021.   Sutures, published by the Minnesota Museum of American Art and the Emerging Curators Institute (catalog)
            Curating with Fluidity: A Glimpse Into Lumi Tan’s Practice, published by the Emerging Curators Institute (interview) 

Featured Publications

2022    “Society and Culture”, Arc Tribe Magazine (forthcoming)
              “The Possibilities of Queer Aesthetic(s)”, Vol. 1, Issue 1: Queer Aesthetics (forthcoming)
2021     “Asian American Futures: Youth Folio”, Lantern Review 

Public Talks/Programming 

2021     Curator, “Seeing New Potentialities,” The Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
              Guest Lecturer/Curator, “Curatorial Conversations,” Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

2022    Hanesworth, Ian. “Sutures: An Interview with Michael Khuth,” Sixty Inches From the Center, May 2022
2021     Henegan, Meredith. “How curation revealed itself to Michael Khuth,” The Minnesota Museum of American Art,  November 2021