MATT JONES
Lives and works in New York City.

 

Education

 

Cooper Union. (1998-2002, BFA)
Yale University School of Art?Norfolk. Ellen Battell Stoeckel Grant. (2001)
Hunter College. (2017-2019, MFA)

 

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

 

2018
Time Walk, Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris. (Forthcoming, September 2018)

2016
Quentin Euverte feat. Matt Jones: Mobilier des vallées de l?Himalaya (Passion as Model for Patience), Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris. Intervention. (Oct 15?Dec 17)

2015
Ancestral Recall, Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris. Catalog. (April 17?June 6)
A horrendous assembly, clawing and jerking, all mashed tightly into specks that rest upon the seeing orb, eventually layering as a pearl does into kingdoms of permanent escape, Castor Gallery, New York. With Eric Wiley. (May 7?21)

2014
Geister, The Richard Massey Foundation, New York. (Feb 3?Mar 3)
Solo Booth, Bodson Gallery, Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium. (Apr 25?27)
Super Smash Brothers, Creative Time, New York. Performance. With Kadar Brock. (Nov 21)

2013
Planetary, Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York. (Jul 24?Aug 31)

2012
Evil Dead 2, Horton Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Catalog. With Kadar Brock. (Feb 24?Mar 30)
The Dinner Party, Anonymous Gallery, New York. Performance. (Summer)

2011
Multiverse, Freight + Volume, New York, NY. (Mar 31?May 3)

2010
Inner Space, House Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. Catalog.

2008
Everlasting, Buia Gallery, New York, NY.

2006
Death by Misadventure, Buia Gallery, New York, NY.

2005
Human After All, Buia Gallery, New York, NY. With Kadar Brock.
The Last Days of Terror Mansion, Artists Space, New York, NY. Performance

2003
Goya is Way Better than You, Box Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

2002
Painting Pals, The Cooper Union, New York, NY. With Kirsten Deirup.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018
Random Access Memory, Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris. (Forthcoming)
Sessions #7 Tandem, Galerie Bertrand Grimont, Paris.
2017

Hard Hunting, Hunter College, New York.
2016

Geo Necro, ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia.

Polychrome, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York.

Between You and Me, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

2015
18 Percent, Castor Gallery, New York.

2014
Sha Boogie Bop, Anonymous Gallery, New York.

Cirrus, Dorfman Projects, New York.

Mandala: Locus of Thought, Tibet House, New York.

New/Idols, The Varsity, Brooklyn.

NY/NO, Galleri Geo, Bergen, Norway.

Post-Psychedelic Dreams, Grey East, East Hampton, NY.

Driscoll Babcock, Miami Project, Miami.

2013
Suddenness & Certainly, Robert Miller Gallery, New York. Curated by Robert Greene.

Pulse Art Fair, Driscoll Babcock, Miami.

Sweat Baby Sweat, Gildar Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA.

Magic Kingdom, Old School, Spring Break, New York.

The Example, Bleecker Street Art Club, New York.

About Space, The ArtBridge Drawing Room, New York.

Painted Perfect, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico.

2012
News from Chicago and New York, Fiebach Minninger, Cologne, DE. Organized by Henning Strassburger.

Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York.

Powerplay - A Radical Sculpture Park, Hayground, Bridgehampton, NY

The Usual Suspects, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn

Cosmic Architecture, Artists Wanted, Long Island City, New York

The Final Frontier, The Atlantic Conference, Brooklyn

Casas de empeño, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Casas de empeño, Anonymous Gallery, New York

2011
..., The Hole, New York, NY

Between Two Friends, Varet Space, Brooklyn, NY

NADA, The Hole, Miami, FL

Control Alt Delete, HKJB, Brooklyn, NY. Catalog.

Outer Space, Exit Art, New York, NY

2010
Recent Requisitions, Twenty Twenty Projects, Miami, FL

Banzai!, Red Lotus Room, Brooklyn, NY

In Dialogue, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY. Catalog.

Quick While Still, Heist Gallery, New York, NY. Catalog.

Graphomania, Garbageman Astronaut Project Space, Portland, OR

The Artist's Guide to the L.A. Galaxy, West LA College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Catalog.

2009
Hope Blossoms, Margulies Warehouse, Miami, FL

Quick While Still, Motus Fort, Tokyo, Japan.

Matrilineage Symposium, Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Three Painters, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

In Your Face, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Timeless, Morris Museum, Morris, NJ

Exit Art Benefit Auction, Exit Art, NY

2007
Sunny, Clear, and Cool, Buia Gallery, NY

Quotidian, Buia Gallery, NY

Invisible Jet, Buia Gallery, NY

2006
Breezer, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

New Videos, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

Fred and Friends, Shephard University, WV

Forest, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY

2005
NBC, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

In the Buia, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Crystalis, The Peekskill Project, Peekskill, NY

Nineteeneighty: Art Show, RARE, New York, NY

New York to Portland, Disjecta, Portland, OR

Dum Dum Grown-Up Art, Here Art, New York, NY

Ides of March, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

2003
[r]evolution-warface, Pamela Auchincloss Project Space, New York, NY

Waco Show, Ann Street Gallery, New York, NY

We Do What We Like and We Like What We Do, Atlantic Conference, Brooklyn, NY

The Beginning is the End, Atlantic Conference, Brooklyn, NY

2002
August Arts, Raw Space, New York, NY

2001
Summer Group Show, Yale, Norfolk, CT Intercollegiate Group Show, Pratt Institute, New York, NY

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016 
Nirenberg, Michael. Conversation with Painter Matt Jones. Huffington Post. Interview.

2015 
Cox, Steven. Hunted Projects. Matt Jones. Interview. 
Moustache Magazine. Matt Jones: The Gaming Painter. Interview. Zimmer, Lori. Art Nerd. New York's Top Event Picks for the Week.

2014
A Perimiter. Issue One. Summer 2014. Portfolio.

Savdie, Ilana. Tucked In / Art Crush. Interview. Leading Culture

Destinations. Matt Jones. Interview.

Aspen, Aurora. Purple Diary. A Visit to Matt Jones's Studio.

2013
Ross, Cody, Contra. System Overload - Artist Matt Jones.

2012
Thomas, BreakThru Radio. Art Uncovered: Matt Jones.

Harrison, Helen, Sag Harbor Express. Eye on Art - The Power of Sculpture. July 25.

Ulrich, Jorge, NY Arts Magazine, 30 Artists to Watch.

Sutphin, Eric. Beard and Brush. Noted: Seeing Stars - The Atlantic Conference Presents: The Final Frontier.

Fitzgerald, Ali. Daily Serving. Evil Dead 2 at Horton Gallery Berlin.

Calandra, Maria. Pencil in the Studio. Matt Jones.

Atkins, Devin Elise. Berline Art Link. EVIL DEAD 2: Matt Jones and Kadar Brock at Horton Gallery.

Simkover, Rachel. Pigs (Berlin). Evil Dead 2 @ Horton Gallery.

Taylor, Leah. Flavor Pill. Meditating in Space.

2011
Bernstein, Julia. Purple Diary. Matt Jones at the Hole.

Finch, Charlie. Art Net. Drink Your Lola Cola.

Ross, Cody. i-D. Party in the city where the heat is on" & "Welcome to Miami Part II.

Russeth, Andrew. 16 Miles of String. "Control Alt Delete": A One-Night HKJB Show in Bushwick.

Sutphin, Eric. Beard and Brush. Review: Matt Jones Multiverse at Freight + Volume.

Sutphin, Eric. Artcritical. Punk Rock Nirvana: Matt Jones' Multiverse.

Locascio, Monica. Paper Magazine. Word Up! Last Call Gallery Hop!

Nalley, JD. Leaves of Glass. Multiverse: In the Plywood Forest of Matt Jones.

2010
Staker, Brian. Salt Lake City Weekly. The Essentials - Matt Jones: Inner Space.

15 Bytes, Artists of Utah. Exhibitions in Salt Lake.

2007
Schwendener, Martha. The New Yorker. Reviews.

2006
Rogers, Melissa. Picket. The whimsical world of Fred and Friends.

2005
Robinson, Walter. Artnet. Weekend Update.

Finch, Charlie. Artnet. The Decline and Fall of Painting.

Smith, Roberta. New York Times. Making an entrance at any age.

Laster, Paul. Flavorpill. NINETEENEIGHTY