Matthew Garrison
matthew@garrisonarts.com


EDUCATION

MFA, Sculpture     Hunter College, CUNY     New York, NY
BFA, Sculpture     Rhode Island School of Design     Providence, RI
     European Honors Program   Rome, Italy
     Aegean School of Design   Paros, Greece

EXHIBITIONS
2016
Beauty, Church of St. Paul the Apostle     New York, NY
Faculty Exhibition,   Freedman Gallery, Albright College   Reading, PA

2014
#occupycommonground, Church of St. Paul the Apostle     New York, NY
Mediated Realities, Freedman Gallery, Albright College   Reading, PA

2013
Memphis Social, Apexart citywide exhibition, Marshall Arts     Memphis, TN
Based on a True Story, Three Person Show, Marshall Arts      Memphis, TN

2012
Be Right Back, Solo Show, Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College     New York, NY
Collage Logic, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts     Amherst
Based on a True Story, Three Person Show
     Downtown Gallery, University of Tennessee     Knoxville

2011
Collage Logic, Harvestworks Electronic Arts Festival     Governors Island, NY

2010
Works on Paper, Big &Small/Casual Gallery     Long Island City, NY

2009
Matt Freedman’s Twintwin - Artists Edition, Big &Small/Casual Gallery     Long Island City, NY
Collage Logic, Storefront Artist Project     Pittsfield, MA 
Plus Three Ferris Wheels, traveling
     Insitute of Culture, Trbovlje, Slovenia
     Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA  
     Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
     CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Power Up pARTy, Delta Axis   Memphis, TN

2008
Collage Logic, Ann Street Gallery     Newburgh, NY
Plus Three Ferris Wheels, traveling
     Western Michigan University   Kalamazoo, MI
     University of Buffalo, New York
     Alfred University     Alfred, NY
     Florida State University     Tallahassee, FL
     Tennessee State University     Nashville, TN
     The University of Connecticut     Storrs, CT

2007  
Sound in Art/Art in Sound, Minnesota Museum of American Art   St Paul, MN
International Video Festival, Alternative Space Bandee     Busan, Korea
Free Play, Islip Museum of Art   East Islip, NY
Faculty Exhibition, Freedman Gallery, Albright College   Reading, PA

2007  
Heads, Limner Gallery   Hudson, NY
Memento Mori, The Artist Network   New York, NY

2006
SUPERvision, 1st Place Award, The Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin   Eau Claire, WI
Best of the Lab, Yellow Bird Gallery     Newburgh, NY
Dusk, DIVA Miami, The Artist Network     Miami, Florida
Flooded, Video_DUMBO, Arts Under the Bridge Festival     Brooklyn, NY

2005  
Faculty Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery   New York, NY

2004 
Big America, Fish Tank Gallery   Brooklyn, New York
Faculty Exhibition, Albright College Cultural Center     Reading, PA

2003  
Certain Conditions, Waterfront Center for the Arts   Belfast, Ireland

 2001  
 Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences   NJ

2000 
Snap Shot, Contemporary Museum   Baltimore, MD

1999  
Scale, Galapagos Art and Performance Space   Brooklyn, NY
Culturama, Gen Art   New York, NY
Elements and Emotions: Diagramatic Schema Art Exchange, 2 Broadway 
     Loft 51/Avril Sergeon   New York, NY
Cambridge Art Association   Boston, MA
Small Works, New York University, Washington Square Galleries   New York, NY

1998
Solo Exhibition: Ever After...   Yearsley Spring Gallery   Philadelphia, PA

Drawings, Yearsley Spring Gallery   Philadelphia, PA

1997
Kingston Gallery   Boston, MA

1996
Solo Exhibition: No Lack of Void   Spring Gallery   New York, NY
Spring, Spring Gallery   New York, NY

1995
Memorial Exhibition, International Arts Center   Higashi Hiroshima City, Japan

1994 
Small Works, New York University, Washington Square Galleries   New York, NY

1993 
San Diego Art Institute   CA
Solo Exhibition: As Is   Gallery 50   Bridgeton, NJ

1992
Summer Invitational, CDS Gallery   New York, NY
Kingston Gallery   Boston, MA

 

CURATING AND WRITING
2012
Everything is Falling Apart: Performance and Video at the End of the World
   Thomas Hunter Project Space, Hunter College     New York, NY

2009
SIGGRAPH Asia Art Gallery Exhibition Committee     Yokohama, Japan
  Catalog essay, Input Output: Digital Art in Transition

2008  
Curator and essay: Crave, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery    Knoxville, TN

2007
Curator and essay:  Crave, Delta Axis, Marshall Arts     Memphis, TN

2006
Essay: Helicon, The Freedman Gallery, Albright College     Reading, PA    
Curator:Color Correction, The Lab, Roger Smith Arts    New York, NY
Curator:ID Check, The Lab, Roger Smith Arts     New York, NY

2005
Curator:The Right Light, The Lab, Roger Smith Arts     New York, NY

Summer Issue, 2004     
Review: Circa, Contemporary Visual Culture in Ireland, Monthly Periodical
  John Waters: Chang of Life, New Museum of Contemporary Art

1995
Co-curator and essay:News Surprise Nostalgia, Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College   New York, NY

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
2012 to present   Associate Professor of Digital Media, Albright College   Reading, PA
2001 to 2011   Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Albright College   Reading, PA
2002 - 2005     Chair of Digital Media Department, Albright College   Reading, PA
2004 - 2006    Visiting Professor of Digital Art, Hunter College MFA Program   New York, NY

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1999 to 2001   Studio Assistant, Catherine Lee Studio   New York, NY
1997 to 2001   Studio Assistant, Petah Coyne Studio   Brooklyn, NY
1993 to 1996   Studio Assistant, Judith Shea Studio   New York, NY                   
1990 to 1992   Assistant Director, CDS Gallery   New York, NY
1988 to 1990   Studio Assistant, Ellsworth Kelly Studio   Columbia County, NY