Micah Gaugh born in Colon, Panama makes music and art which represents most of his adult life that he has lived in the East Village, New York. His first album “Everything” was released on Matthew Herbert’s label Accidental records. Micah Gaugh has collaborated musically with Lady Miss Kier from Dee-lite, John Zorn, G. Calvin Weston, Cecil Taylor, P-Funk Allstars, Bootsy Collins, Me'shell N'degeocello, Earl Turbinton, Jeff Watts, Neil Caine,Burnt Sugar, Apollo Heights, The Veldt, Yohimbe Brothers, Dj Logic, Brandon Ross, Melvin Gibbs, J.T. Lewis, Thurston Moore, Jean Paul Bourelly, Bernard Wright, Junior Mac, J'neiro Jarel, Anti-Pop Consortium, Airborne Audio, Blank Slates, M.F. Doom, Nippon Gallery, Cxkidtronic, Marque Gilmore, Saul Williams, Billy Bang, David Murray, 'Butch' Morris, Alex Blake, La Frae Sci, Diego Cortez, Moreno Velloso, Citizen Cain, Ua, Earth Driver, Laryn Hill, The Roots, Arto Lindsay band (2003-2008), Marc Ribot, James ‘Blood’ Ulmer, Melvin Gibbs, Vernon Reid and others in the studio and live performance. Along with Arto Lindsay as a co-writer he has written an opera ‘Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights’, a piece for the artist Rirkrit Taravanija featured in ‘il Postino di Tiempo’, music and actor for the Matthew Barney movie ‘Di Lama Lamina’ and a choral work entitled ‘Noise Mass’ commissioned by the Chiesa Rosa in Milan. James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins) collaborates with Micah Gaugh on remixes for the Sounds, Ladytron and The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs. His last release ‘Dreamcatcher’ features 60 drummers and 20 studio musicians recorded in Brazil.
Micah has also acted in the season five premier of ‘Sex in the City’ a play entitled ‘American Book of the Dead’ and has worked with Melvin Van Peebles on a musical version of ‘Sweet sweetbacks Badass Song.’ He paints and writes novels. His ballet ‘Highrise’, features Germaul Barnes (Alvin Ailey and Bill T. Jones), Tracy Jack (Classical Theatre of Harlem), and Laurie M. Taylor (Burnt Sugar freaks the James Brown Songbook). Micah Gaugh exhibited in Sept. 2011 at Philadelphia's Crane Artspace for Dialogo 365 an art exhibit sponsored
by the Venezuelan Consulate which had their catalogue admitted into the Library of Congress. During the summer of 2011 he taught at Lincoln Center's Jazz in Schools program, represented the United States as a Culutural Ambassador to Suriname.
Art Exhibitions: Serpentine Gallery (2017), Gavin Brown (2017), Nippon Gallery 2014, Simultania Gallery (Strausbourg, France) 2013Painted Bird (Philadelphia) 2013,Artsicle Gallery Online (New York) 2012Anonymous Gallery (New York) 2012,Jose Castillo Gallery (Brooklyn, New York) 2013,Old Crane Arts (Philadelphia) 2012 ,Crane Arts Gallery (Philadelphia) 2012, Di Lali Lamina (Carnaval Bahia/ Moma/P.S.1) 2008/2011/2013I,l Postino Di Tempo (Manchester) 2011,Thomas Jackal Gallery (New York) 1998,Whitmey Biennial (New York),1997Barbara Gladstone Gallery (New York) 1996, Exit Art (New York) 1995