Matt Phillips
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

2007 Boston University, Boston, MA  M.F.A in Painting
2001 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA  B.A. in Art/Art History
2003 New York Studio School, New York, NY  Landscape Painting Marathon
2001 New York Studio School, New York, NY  Drawing Marathon  

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2017 Almost Back to Normal - One River School, Englewood, NJ
2017 Piano, piano - Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy
2017 About Looking:Matt Phillips & Travis Fairclough - Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Catherine Haggarty)
2016 Yard Sale - Devening Projects, Chicago, IL
2016 Comfort Inn - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2014 Staring At The Sun With A Penny In My Pocket - University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME.
2013 Matt Phillips: Small Paintings - Kate Alkarni Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Both, And: Recent Paintings by Matt Phillips - Branch Gallery, North Adams, MA (Curated by John Stomberg)
2013 this, and then - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2009 Out Through The In Door - Cerasoli Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008 The Sun Machine is Coming Down - Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 (Upcoming) Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy (Studio d’Arte Raffaelli)
2018 (Upcoming) Illustrative 17: The Biennale of Illustration and Graphic Art - Johanssen Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2017 Arte Verona, Verona, Italy (Studio d’Arte Raffaelli)
2017 Points of Entry - Scotty Enterprises, Berlin, Germany
2017 When Y was Thus Released: Kyle Breitenbach, Matthew Fisher, Michele Hemsoth, & Matt Phillips - Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
2017 Group Show - Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Say Yes - Wayne State University, Detroit MI (Curated by Kimia Ferdowsi Kline)
2017 20 x 16 - Morgan Lehman, NY, NY (Curated by Geoffery Young)
2017 Drawings (Maria Calandra, Clare Grill, Matt Phillips, & Mason Saltarrelli) - The Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Art Herning, Herning, Denmark (With Charlotte Fogh Gallery)
2017 Salami Salon - 83 Meserole, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Robert Otto Epstein)
2016 Chronic Blooms - Geoffery Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
2016 Hungry For Colour (Austin Eddy, Benjamin Edminston, & Matt Phillips) - Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
2016 The Tide is High (Curated by Michael Levinson, Chris Joy, and Jeffrey Mueller) - Colonel’s Row, Govenor’s Island, NYC
2016 Fabulous You - TSA NY, Brooklyn NY
2016 Summerzcool - David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
2016 Super Sketchy - DCTV, New York, NY (Curated by Alleyoop Projects)
2016 Rational Curves: Joy Curtis, Ryan DaWalt, & Matt Phillips - Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY (Curated by Robert Epstein)
2016 You, Yes, You - Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME (Curated by Meghan Brady)
2016 Only Lovers - Le Coeur, Paris, France
2015 I Can’t Wait to Get Off Work - Bannerette, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Austin Eddy)
2015 Small Works - Perimeter Gallery, Belfast, ME
2015 Printer’s Proof : 30 Years at Wingate Studio - Boston University Stone Gallery, Boston, MA
2015 Market Art + Design Fair, Bridgehampton, NY (with Steven Harvey Projects)
2015 Let’s Go Away For Awhile - One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY (Curated by Erik den Breejen and Maria Louisa Calandra)
2015 Living Threads - New York Studio School, NY, NY
2015 Alumni Exhibit - Hampshire College Gallery, Amherst, MA
2015 B Sides - Third Ward Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Steven Gavino)
2015 Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair - Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2015 JustMad Art Fair, Madrid, Spain
2014 Miami Project Art Fair, Miami, FLA (with Steven Harvey Projects)
2014 Clouds are Our Mountains - The Jade, Miami, FLA (Curated by Austin Thomas and Steven Harvey)
2014 Back to the Future - Life on Mars, Brooklyn, NY
2014 EAB Fair, New York, NY (with Wingate Studio)
2014 Diamonds and Doughnuts - Geoffery Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
2014 To Tiger With Love - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
2014 The Jam 3.0 - Steven Harvey Projects, New York, NY (Mural created with Andrea Bergart)
2014 The Jam 2 - New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA (Mural created with Andrea Bergart; curated by Joan Backes)
2014 Second Sight (Sean Green, Matt Phillips, and Russell Tyler) - Brian Morris Gallery, NY, NY (Catalogue essay by Geoffrey Young)
2014 Mix Tape - Third Ward Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Sophia Alexandrov and Todd Bienvenu)
2014 Legend Anew - Centotto, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Paul D’Agostino)
2014 Select Fair, New York, NY (with Wingate Studios)  
2014 Group Show - DeBuck Gallery, New York, NY (A Woodpoint and Kingsland Production)  
2014 Projector 237 (Peter Acheson, Lester Johnson, Kurt Knobelsdorf, Lauren Luloff, Sangram Majumdar, and Matt Philips) - Steven Harvey Projects, New York, NY
2013 Flat Files: Year One - TSA New York, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1 - Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Above the Surface, Below the Surface: Prints by Wingate Studios - Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
2013 Summer Group Show - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2013 Love at Home - Kate Alkarni Gallery, Seattle, WA
2013 Dooroomwindow - Pulse Fair, NYC with Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects
2013 Artist Series Project with Woodpoint and Kingsland - Artware Editions, New York, NY
2013 Correspondence I - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
2013 Folk Appeal - Mingo Gallery, Beverly, MA (Curated by Sean Gallery)
2013 Editions Artists’ Books Fair, New York, NY (With Wingate Studio)  
2012 Fresh Prints - Feinberg Projects, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 Against the Grain - Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Benefit Show curated by Amir Fallah)
2012 The Jam - Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
2012 The Irreconcilable (with Jennifer Abessira, Avner Ben Gal, Matt Phillips, Tal R, Jonas Wood, and Guy Yanai) - The Spaceship at Ha Yarkon 70, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 Meta-Decorative - Scope Art Fair, New York, NY (with Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects)
2012 Faculty Show - Mt. Holyoke College Museum, South Hadley, MA
2011 Collage - Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (Curated by Klaus Postler)
2011 Printmaking! - Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Long Beach, NJ
2011 Mix and Match - Atelier 030202, Bucharest, Romania
2011 Printmaking! - The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA (Curated by Sarah Suzuki and Emi Eu)
2011 Get on the Block - Camel Arts Space, Brooklyn, NY (Curated by Lauren van Haaften-Schick)
2011 Fist City: EJ Hauser, Logan Grider, Matt Phillips, and Nathlie Provosty - Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Invitational Exhibit - Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
2010 Keep the Home Fires Burning - Fowler Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Pictured Thoughts - University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA (Curated by Sean Greene)
2010 Good to Pull - Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst MA
2010 Block Party - Space Gallery, Portland, ME
2010 40th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition - Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
2010 Reunited - Denise Bibro Fine Art, NY, NY.
2009 Printer’s Proof: Selections from the Wingate Studio Archive - Rhodes Art Center Gallery, Gill, MA
2009 Faculty Show - Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
2009 Meghan Brady, Andy Ness, & Matt Phillips: New Works on Paper - Ganser Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
2009 Cadaver Corpse - Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Out of Sight - Wunderarts, Amherst, MA
2009 1000 Days - Scion Installation LA, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Cadaver Corpse - Golden Age, Chicago, IL
2009 Old School - Jack the Pelican, Williamsburg, NY
2009 Sound & Vision: Circuit, Tube, and Prism - Space Gallery, Portland, ME (Curated by Gideon Bok)
2008 Redux Benefit Auction - The Art Institute of Charleston, Charleston, SC
2008 Gangbusters - Plane Space Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Transit Antenna Big Tent Revival Auction - Redux Art Center, Charleston, SC
2007 Faculty Show - Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
2007 Petra Projects Presents Matt Phillips and Eliza Stamps - Petra Projects at Mehr Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Boston Young Contemporaries - Boston University 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 MFA Thesis Exhibition - Boston University 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA
2007 Matt Phillips: Recent Paintings and Prints - Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

Publications, Collaborations, and Public Projects
2017 Piano, Piano - Exhibition Catalogue. Interview by Timothee Chaillou
2017 About Looking:Matt Phillips & Travis Fairclough. - Essay by Eleanor Ray.
2016 San Marco - Archival digital edition published by Exhibition A
2016 Comfort Inn - Exhibition Catalogue. Essay by Roger White
2014 The Jam 2.0 & 3.0 - Two site-specific murals created and executed with Andrea Bergart at New Bedford Art Museum and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects
2012  Ditzydos — A site-specific mural installed at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects during the exhibition The Jam. Created and executed with Andrea Bergart.
2012  Paper Monument’s Draw It With Your Eyes Closed - Contributing writer to book of essays.
2011  Sheltering Sky - A site-specific mural on the interior of a swimming pool conceived and executed with Andy Ness at Denniston Hill Artist Residency
2010  Modular Mural - An installation and video produced with Meghan Brady at SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME.
2010  Guitar - A suite of color etchings published by Wingate Studios.
2010  Hampshire College Mural Project - A collaborative mural created with Hampshire College art students and artists Seth Gadsden and Seth Curcio.
2009  Woodblock Print - A collaborative woodblock print executed with Meghan Brady and Andy Ness on the occasion of the exhibit: Meghan Brady, Andy Ness, & Matt Phillips New Works on Paper. Ganser Gallery, PA
2009  1,000 Days - Exhibition Catalogue
2008  The Sun Machine is Coming Down - Exhibition Catalogue.  (Essays by Seth Curcio & Dushko Petrovich)
2008  New Exchange - A folio showcasing 20 artists curated by Meghan Brady and Louise Kohrman (edition of 20)
2007  The Kite Project - A collaborative print project with Josef Kristofoletti. An edition of 50 woodblock prints crafted into kites and flown over Cambridge, MA
2006  December - A book of original poetry by Brandy Barents with seven intaglio etchings by Matt Phillips (open edition)

Press /Media
4/17  Dogliani, Jenny “Slow Painting” Il Giornale Dell’Arte
2/16 Baras, Yevgeniya “Yevgeniya Baras with Matt Phillips”
7/14  Smith, Roberta “The Jam 3.0” New York Times
7/14  Editor’s Pick “Best Summer Group Show” The L Magazine
6/14  Laluyan, Oscar “Sight Un-Scene at Brian Morris Gallery”
4/14  Schwendener, Martha “ Chasing a Dream and an Unalloyed Ethos: A Critic’s Picks in Brooklyn” New York Times
3/14  Yanai, Guy “Sump Pumped Sentiments: Curated by Matt Phillips @ TSA, NY” The Telavivian
8/13  Seven, John “Matt Phillips: Impersonal Simplicity Sparks Personal Complexity” North Adams Transcript
11/13  Featured Artist for the Harvard Business Review (pp 9,61,62,63,65,81,88,140)
8/13  Hartley, Melissa “Love at Home” Mode Magazine
11/13  Gorky’s Grandaughter Interview
6/13  Yanai, Guy “Matt Phillips – This and Then at SHFAP” The Telavivan
5/13  Krarup, Benjamin “Five Questions : Matt Phillips.”
4/13  Butler, Sharon, “Matt Phillips” Two Coats of Paint (.com)
4/13  Kirkland, Allegra, “The Scattered Geometries of Matt Phillips”
9/12  National Daily Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel. “Fresh Prints”
8/12  Esplund, Lance “The Jam” Bloomberg
7/12 Samet, Jen “Matt Phillips: Beer with a Painter ”
5/12  Maariv National Daily. Tel Aviv, Israel. “The Irreconcilable.”
3/12, “Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects at Scope.”
12/11  Museum, “The Best Art Exhibits of 2011.”
8/11  Wilson, Michael, “Upstate Downstate”
7/11  Donohoe, Victoria “Print Center’s Venerable Small Show is big on Sophistication” Philadelphia Inquirer
7/11  Anghelescu, Victoria “Mix and Match, o lume construita din fragmente.” Cotidianul
7/11  Nathan, Emily “Brooklyn Local”
7/11  James Kalm Rough Cuts. “Fist City at Folwer Arts.”
7/11  Kalm, James “Brooklyn Dispatches” The Brooklyn Rail
7/11  Meier, Allison “Wandering Through Bushwick Open Studios”
09/10  Dodge, Matt “Block Party (steam) Rolls into Town” The Portland Daily Sun
09/10  Keyes, Bob “New Kids on the Block” The Portland Press Herald
09/10  Gray, Christopher “Block Party Consumes the Arts District” The Portland Phoenix
07/09  Breor, Melissa, “Driven to Abstraction.” Daily Hampshire Gazette
06/09  Campoy-Leffler, Nicole “Color Blocking is the New Black” Fine Arts LA
06/09  Juxtapoz “Behind the Scenes at Scion Space : 1,000 Days”
12/08  Curcio, Seth “The Sun Machine is Coming Down”
11/08  Smith, Nick “The Pursuit of Business” Charleston City Paper
10/08  Hawkins, Ken “The Sun Machine: Experience a contemporary exhibit where two young artists aren’t afraid of painting outside of the lines” Charleston Magazine
10/08  Pool, Olivia, “Here Comes the Sun” Charleston Post Courier
07/07  Curcio, Seth  “Daily Serving Interview with Matt Phillips”

Visiting Artist/Lecturer
2017 The Jewish Museum: Florine Stettheimer: Painters Respond
2017 Penn State University: Guest Lecturer
2016 Visiting Artist, Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA
2013-2014 Visiting Artist Boston University
2009-2013 Visiting Artist: R.I.S.D, Providence, RI (Sophomore Sculpture)
2012 Visiting Artist: Marlboro College
2010-2011 Visiting Artist: Smith College
2011 Visiting Artist: Mt. Holyoke College
2010 Visiting Artist: Swarthmore College
2010 Visiting Artist: Amherst College
2007-2010 Five College Drawing Faculty (Amherst, Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, Smith & University of Massachusetts)

2017 Yaddo Colony Resident, Saratoga Springs, NY
2016 MacDowell Colony Resident, Peterborough, NH
2014 Commissioned Artist, New York City’s Public Art for Public Schools Program (a large-scale ceramic tile mosaic at PS106X)
2012 The Drawing Center, Viewing Program, Artist Registry, New York, NY
2011 Artist in Residence, Denniston Hill, Woodridge, NY
2011 The Renaissance Graphic Arts Award  – 85th Annual Printmaking Competition (curated by Sarah Suzuki and Emi Eu)
2007 Kahn Career Entry Award Finalist (Boston University)
2005-2007 Constantin Alajalov Scholarship (Boston University)
2006 Hamill Prize for excellence in painting (Boston University)