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MATT KING I 804.938.4444 I matt@mattkingstudio.com

Lives and Works in Richmond, VA where he is Associate Professor of Art Foundation and Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth Univerisity, School of the Arts.

EDUCATION
M.F.A.
2004
Milton Avery Graduate School of Art, Bard College
1998
Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program
B.F.A.
1995
The Cooper Union School of Art
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 Stowaway, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA.
2013 Maid of the Mist, Incident Report Viewing Station, Hudson, NY.
2011 Continental Drift, Gallery 307, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  Generics, Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA.
2010 Self-Checkout, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA.
  Matt King, Clutch Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2009 Science Diet, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, OR.
2008 Blister Pack, Werkstätte, New York, NY.
1999 Mergers, Massimo Audiello, New York, NY.
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013-14 Villa Richardson, ART in Embassies Program, US Department of State, Villa Richardson, the official residence of the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Rome, Italy.
2012 Summer Solstice, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA.
Pewter Wings, Golden Horns, Stone Veils, GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Curated by Nick Van Woert.
2011 Point/Counterpoint, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. Curated by Naomi Falk and Michael Gaynes.
2008 ABC w/Love, Art Metropole, Toronto, ON, Canada. Curated by Jill Henderson.
3D Multiples: The Object of Production, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA.
2007
FreeForm, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Ryan O'Connor and Leslie Stumpf.
Fette's Gallery One Year Anniversary, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
Looser, Smoother, Faster
, Fine Art Gallery, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY. Curated by Matt Ferranto.
2006 The Jaundiced Eye, Scope Art Fair New York, NYC. Curated by David Hunt.
Fac
e Off, One Night Stand, Brooklyn, NY.
2005 Matt King and Tom Lendvai, PS122 Gallery, NYC.
2004 Sculpture: Precarious Realism between Melancholy and Comedy, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Sabine Folie.
Guild & Greyshkul
, Placemaker Gallery, Miami Beach, FL.
Irrational Exuberance, Stefan Stux Gallery, NYC.
2003 NADA Art Fair Miami, Miami Beach, FL.
My Sources Say Yes, Guild & Greyshkul, NYC.
Enchanté
, Bard College, Red Hook, NY.
Ne
w Slang: Emerging Voices in Sculpture, Luhring Augustine, NYC. Curated by Claudia Altman-Siegel.
Recliner
, Cypress Art Gallery, Cypress College, Los Angeles, CA.
Colleg
e Art Association NYC Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College Galleries, NYC.
Prints Past and Present: Selections from the Cooper Union Printshop Archives, Cooper Union, NYC.
2002 Supersized, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Curated by Sherin Guirguis.
2000 Transporter, About Studio/About Cafe, Bangkok, Thailand (catalog).
CU@VSC, Cooper Union School of Art, NYC.
1999 Dead White Mail Networking, The Spare Room, Purchase, NYC.
Th
e Greatest Show on Earth, Fox Fine Arts Gallery, University of Texas, El Paso, TX.
Los
t and Found, Audiello Fine Art, Inc., NYC.
Five29Ninety9, Symposium Exhibition, St. Ann’s Church, Brooklyn, NY.
1998 Flash, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, NYC.
ISP Open Studios, Whitney Independent Study Program, NYC.
1996 A Large Show of Small Work, The Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, NYC.
1995 Stars, Flowers, Chips, Bullseyes: Geo Brenick, Matt King, Cara O'Connor, The Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, NYC.
Transitional Images/Transgressive Imaginations, The Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union, NY.
Benefit Exhibition for Laura Cottingham’s ‘Not For Sale: A Video History of the Seventies Feminist Art Movement,’ Flamingo East, NYC.
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Ritchie, Amy "A Midsummer Art's Dream," Style Weekly, August 1, 2012.
Nichole, Piper "Unhidden Talent," Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 29, 2012.
Hitselburger, Brian

“Continental Drift: The Distance Between Design and Experience,” Burnaway.org. July 5, 2011.

Bovee, Katherine "Matt King," Art Papers, May/June, 2009.
Malone, Micah Critic's Picks: Matt King at Fourteen30 Contemporary,” Artforum, April 13, 2009.
Speer, Richard Matt King Fourteen30 Contemporary: Sizing Up Contemporary Life,” Willamette Week, #35.22, April 8, 2009.
Libby, Brian Matt King at Fourteen30 Contemporary,” The Oregonian, April 24, 2009.
Landry, Mike ABC...With Love,” The Walrus, (Canada). February 22, 2008.
Schwanberg, Johanna

“Fragil, Komisch,Paradox: Realismus in der zeitgenossischen Skulptur,” Parnass,(Austria) Heft3. September/Oktober 2004.

Folie, Sabine “Am Abgrund: Konjekturen uber das Prekare, Fragile und Komische in der zeitgenossischen Skulpture,” Katalog, Kunsthalle Wien, 2004.
Gebler, Eric “New Slang: Emerging Voices in Sculpture,” Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 23 No. 2, March 2004.
Levin, Kim “Choices – New Slang,” The Village Voice, August 16, 2003.
Frank, Peter “Pick of the Week–Supersized,” LA Weekly, August 15-22, 2002.
Henderson, Jill “New York Minute,” Lola (Canada), Number 5, Winter 19992000.
Cappuccio, Elio “Tutti figli di Duchamp,” Tema Celeste (Italy), No. 76, Nov. 1999.
Levin, Kim “Choices – Matt King,” The Village Voice, September 22, 1999.
Cotter, Holland “Art In Review – Lost and Found,” The New York Times, July 16, 1999.
Levin, Kim “Choices – Lost and Found,” The Village Voice, June 9, 1999.
   
AWARDS/HONORS
2012-2013 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Art Fellowship (Sculpture). Juror Scott Rothkopf, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art.
2010-2011 Dean's Faculty Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
2008 Dean's Faculty Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
20012003 Faculty Committee Fellowship, Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts.
1999 Barbara White Fishman Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
1995 The Ruth Gutman Epstein Memorial Prize for Excellence in Sculpture, Cooper Union.
1995 Steinberg Award for Printmaking, Cooper Union.
   
PUBLICATIONS
  "Still Life with Flora" Catalog Essay for Flora, United States Botanic Garden with the Washington Sculptors Group, Washington, DC, 2009.
  “SPF30” Skulptur: Prekarer Realismus zwischen Melancholie und Komik, Katalog, Kunsthalle Wien, 2004.
  “Pam Lins by Matt King” (interview) Artwurl, Spring 2004. www.artwurl.org
  “Approximate Description of an Object” Shark, Volume 4, 2002.
   
ARTIST TALKS
2012 "Matt King," Phillips Academy, Andover, MA.
2011 "Matt King: Recent Work," George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
  "Browsing Uncertainty," Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.
2010 "Matt King," Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
2009 "Matt King," Bard College MFA Program, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY.
2007 “Looser, Smoother, Faster” Fine Art Gallery, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY.
2006 “Recent Work” Dept. of Sculpture and Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
2000 “SPF30” University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
   
EVENTS
2003 The Outlaw Series Streetside public performance/sculpture with Halsey Rodman, Organized by Lisa Kirk, NYC, December.
  Artist Participant, Art In General Artist Studio Tour, NYC, October 2003.
  Artist Participant, Fly on the Wall, Lot 61, NYC, April 2003. Panel discussion on emerging artists with curators Lauri Firstenburg and Shamin Momin.
   
ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2014 National Center for Contemporary Art Kronstadt Residency, St.Petersburg, Russia.
  Visiting Artist Residency at the Fannon Center for Printmedia Research at VCUQ in Doha, Qatar. Spring.
2013 American Academy in Rome, VCU Affiliated Faculty Residency.
  Fiskars Village Artist in Residence, Finland.
  MacDowell Colony Fellowship.
2000 Visiting Artist Residency, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
1999 Barbara White Fishman Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.