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Matthew Metzger

1978

Born in Chicago
Lives and works in Chicago


Education

2009

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine



MFA, University of Chicago

2004

BFA, University of North Texas


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013

Matthew Metzger: Waver, Kavi Gupta, Chicago
Matthew Metzger: The Other, Arratia Beer, Berlin

2012

Be-Longing, Arratia Beer, Art Statements, Art 43 Basel, Switzerland
Backdrop, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago

2011

Locus, Sikkema, Jenkins and Co., New York
Three Specific Paintings, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, UBS 12 x 12, Chicago
Double Back, Arratia Beer, Berlin

2010

The Interrogative Remainder, DOVA Temp Gallery, Chicago

2009

No Sudden Moves, DOVA Temp Gallery, Chicago


Selected Group Exhibitions

2011

Color: Fully Engaged, A & D Gallery, Chicago
Mirage, Fountains Dissociative Composition, Catherine Bastide Gallery, Brussels
The Erasers, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
Nightfall, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2010

Ground Floor, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago
Angels, Kunz-Vis-Gonzales, Chicago
Stay In Your Lane, Swimming Pool Projects, Chicago
Fuzzy Logic, Thompson Gallery, Weston, MA

2009

Group Show for Daniel Pink, Vega Estates, Chicago
Our Literal Speed, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
Graduate Art Survey, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2008

Make Me an Offer, Gallery 350, Chicago
On Paper, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago


Bibliography

2012

SHIFTER, An ongoing topical publication by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath, currently in its 18th issue, self-published as both a print version and online at shifter-magazine.com
Artforum, May Critics Pick for Backdrop
New American Painting, May review of Backdrop
Make-Space Chicago-interview

2011

Color: Fully Engaged Catalogue, Columbia College Chicago Press, A & D Gallery, September, pgs. 34-35
Artforum: January 2011 Critics Pick for Three Specific Works
Modern Painters: Artist Profile
CY Magazine, Artist Online Interview
Chicago Magazine: May 2011 issue, Artist Profile
“Re____ing” SHIFTER issue 17- Co-editor with Sreshta Rit Premnath, printed in the Spring 2011 issue of Rethinking Marxism, published by Routledge Press

2010

Educating Intuition- An essay in collaboration with Maggie Taft (printed in Jacqueline Burckhardt and Tirdad Zolghadr’s Internal Necessity: a reader tracing the inner logics of the contemporary art field, published by Sternberg Press, 2010)
The Gap—An essay for the exhibition Abnormal Formal at KVG Gallery, Chicago


Commissions

2011

Ghost, “Threshold” Series of new works commissioned by The SMART Museum of Art, Chicago, on view from October 2011- September 2012


Fellowships

2009–2010

Teaching Fellowship: University of Chicago

2007–2009

Academic Fellowship: University of Chicago


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