Matthew Craven

*1981
lives and works in New York/USA

 

EDUCATION
2010  
— MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York NY

2004
— BFA, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

SOLO SHOWS
2016  
— TBA David Shelton Gallery, Houston TX
— TBA Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York NY 

2015  
– Solo Booth, Art on Paper, FMLY, New York, NY 

2014  
— Solo Booth, Volta Art Fair, DCKT, New York, NY 

2013  
— Get This! Gallery, Atlanta, GA
— Oblivious Path, DCKT, New York, NY
— Repeater, Popp's Packing, Detroit, MI 

2012
— FRGMNTS, Gallery Hijinks, San Francisco, CA 

2011  
— Allegra LaViola, (two-person show with HuskMitNavn), New York, NY 

2010  
— Lordz of the Flyze, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD (two-person show with Julian Duron) 2010 Future Myths, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA 

2009  
— History Is Written By The Winners, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY 

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2015
— UR SPRUNG Muster-Meier, Bern Switzerland
— Tomorrow, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco CA Mysterious Muck, curated by Clark Goolsby Circuit12, Dallas TX UNTITLED w/ Asya Geisberg Miami FL
— Texas Contemporary, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX Pattern Chaos, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn NY
— Fresh Prints at PS1 Book Fair, LIC NY
— Amsterdam Drawing, Mini Gallery, Amsterdam NE Reminiscence, Mini Gallerie, Amsterdam NE
— Ducks! LA, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles CA

2014
— Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism, Denny Gallery, New York, NY
— Ducks!, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY NSFW, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
— Graphic Thoughts, CES Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
— Volta Basel with DCKT, Basel, Switzerland
— Space/Squared, White Walls, San Francisco 2013
— Totems, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY Mini Galerie, Amsterdam, NE
— American Collage, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY
— Paper Vernacular, with House of the Nobleman, Cutlog Art Fair, New York, NY
— Wider than a Postcard, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR
— Atmospheric Pressure, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
— No Longer Presidents But Prophets, Delicious Spectacle, Washington D.C.
— The Scenery Changes Three Times (w/ blonde art books) Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY
— One and Done, LaunchPad, Brooklyn, NY

2012
— Strange Lands, (curated by Christopher Daniels) Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York, NY
— Fun New Tribe, AAF, New York, NY
— Black Foliage, 48 Bowery, New York, NY & Nudashank, Baltimore MD
— Where My Cones At? (curated by Ryan Travis Christian) Double Break, San Diego, CA, and POV evolving, Los Angeles, CA
— Portait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY Whats The Point?, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
— Rising & Falling, Butter Projects, Detroit, MI
— In The Corner Of My Eye, Drake Hotel, Toronto, ON
— Wise Blood, Field Projects, New York, NY
— FreshstART, Los Angeles, CA

2011
— PaperChasers, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD
— ART Toronto, DCKT NY, Toronto, ON
— Reconstruct/ Deconstruct History, Like the Spice, Brooklyn NY
— Nothing Gold Can Stay, Live with Animals, Brooklyn, NY
— Shape of the Line, Dunham Place Salon New York, NY
— Life Iconic, (curated by Jiha Moon), Get This! Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010
— re: Context, Number 35. New York, NY
— Black and White and Read All Over, NP Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY Nudashank @ Aqua, Miami, Fl
— Plus One, (curated by Dan Cameron) Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
— Uncommon Commencements, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
— American Iconography, (curated by John Friedman) Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
— Highly Decorated, Nudashank at Fountain, New York, NY
— Thank You, But It is Actually on Purpose, (curated by Augusto Arbizo) Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2009
— Electric Kool-Aid, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2008
— A Friend Indeed, Katzen Center, American University, Washington D.C.

2005
— New Work, (solo) Fine Arts Gallery, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2004
— Administrative Show, Fine Arts Gallery, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
— Hit to Death In the Future Head, Gallery 114, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS
— Character Traits, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY 2015
— Acid Summer, DCKT New York, NY 2013
— Black Foliage, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD, and Chinatown Arcade, New York, NY 2011 

«Tombraider», 2015 Ink and found images on found paper, 122×81 cm



«Valley», 2015 Ink and found images on found paper 152.5×101.5cm
«Float», 2015 Ink and found image on found paper 32.5×23 cm
«Crest», 2015 Ink and found image
on found paper 32.5×23cm
«Gaze», 2015 Ink and found image
on found paper 32.5×23cm
«2Pots», 2015 Ink and found image
on found paper. 32.5×23cm