Solo Exhibitions:

2014 If You Ain’t a Reflection, You’re a Wave, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2013 goodnight no one, Weird Days, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Asea, Aloof, Mulherin + Pollard Projects, New York, New York
Golden Beams of a Laughing Sun, Twist Art Gallery in Nashville, TN
2010 Lsot Time, Heskin Contemporary, New York, New York
2009 Lonesome George, ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Forever Is, RARE Gallery, New York, New York
2006 Letting Go, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
While You Were Away, ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
2005 Paintings, Stephanie Theodore at SCOPE, New York, New York
2004 Drawings and Paintings, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Group Exhibitions:

2014 Nothing But Good, Park, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2013 Thirsty, ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Endless Summer, curatred by Gary Peterson, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, New York
Chiaroscuro, Novella Gallery, New York, New York
Hydroflow, Silber Gallery at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland (catalog)
LAND, HO!, curated by Holly Coulis and Ridley Howard, VCU Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, Virgina
Hypertrophic Visions, curated by Robin Reisenfeld, New York Center for Arts & Media Studies, New York, New York.
Nearly Neutral, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (catalog)
2012 I glove U, curated by Ridley Howard and Ester Partegas, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Intramurals, AFA Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania (catalog)
Wide Field, curated by Joe Ballweg and Andrea Bergart, Joe Balweg’s Studio, Ridgewood, New York
2011 Southern Cross, Grizzly, Grizzly, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (catalog)
The Nature of Drawing , Dowling College, Oakdale, New York
2010 Flat Earth: Still Life as Landscape, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota
Folksmusic, curated by Jon Lutz, Daily Operation, Brooklyn, New York
Natural Reaction, curated by Elizabeth Heskin at Metropolitan Green, Brooklyn, New York
2009 Beautiful Human, curated by Shelley Spector, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania (catalog)
Vintage Violence, curated by John Gauld, Space 414, Red Hook Brooklyn, New York,
2008 Political Winter Redux, Molloy College Art Gallery, Rockville Center, New York
The Indigenous Visitor, Heskin Contemporary, New York, New York
The Drawing Narrative, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (catalog)
Spot Check: Academy Contemporary, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2007 The Colonial Show, curated by Leah Stoddard, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia (catalog)
The Comic Uncandy, curated by Stephanie Theodore, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
This Place is Ours! Recent Acquisitions at the Academy, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One Day I Will Control the Sun, The Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, New York, New York
In Summer, The Song Sings Itself, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Trash Menagerie, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada, curated by Christina Vassallo
2006 Posture and Expression, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2005 Pencil on Glass, Sushi Art at Voz Alta Project, San Diego, California
Folklore for a New Millenium, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angles, California
Honeymoon With Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland, curated by Holly Coulis
Operation RAW, Icebox Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Introspective Men, Madder 139, London, England, curated by David Kefford
Drawing for It 2, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Casper David Séance, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, New York
Hello Sunday, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, New York, curated by Holly Coulis
2004 This is for Real: War and the Contemporary Audience, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Death to the Fascist Insect That Preys on the Life of the People, Gallery 800, Brooklyn, New York
Toys in the Attic, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, New York, curated by Stephanie Theodore
Pictionary, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, New York, curated by Andy Cross
AC, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, New York
The Great (Re)Masters, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2003 The Winter Show, The Painting Center, New York, New York
Homeland Security, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, New York
The Next, SPACE Gallery, Portland, Maine
2005 Sasquatch Society, Sixtyseven Gallery, New York, New York

Public Collections:

2009 Dogfish Head, Milton, Delaware
2007 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residences and Awards:

2010 Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts
2007 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York
2005 Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York
Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont

Publications and Press:

2014 “If You Ain’t a Reflection, You’re a Wave: Interview With Matthew Fisher”, by Ridley Howard, Huffington Post, March 14, 2014
2009 Wolin, Joseph R. “Artform.com Critic Picks”. 26 April 2009.
2008 Newhall, Edith.‘Drawing on Their Love For the Illustrative Art’, The Philadelphia Inquirer. May 23, 2008: W24.
Utter, Douglas Max. ‘The Comic Uncanny’, Art Papers, March/April 2008. Pages 56-57.
2007 Fallon, Roberta, ‘Breezy Does It’, Philadelphia Weekly, July 11, 2007
Rapa, Patrick. ‘In Summer, the Song Sings Itself.’ Philadelphia City Paper. July 5 – 12, 2007. Page 28.
Strauss, R.B. ‘Some First Friday Jewels for July.’ University City Review. July 4, 2007. Page 11.
2006 New American Paintings, 2006, Issue No 62.
2005 Art Listings: East End. Time Out London, October 5 – 12 2005. Issue No.1833. Page 48.
Nüsseler, Hannes. “Honeymoon with Romeo.” Basler Zeitung. August 11, 2005. Seite 23.
2004 Art Listings: Chelsea & vicinity. Time Out New York, August 19–26, 2004. Issue No. 464. Page 64.
Cotter, Holland. “Death to the Fascist Insect That Prey on the Life of the People,” New York Times, June 25, 2004 (E 33).
Johnson, Ken. “Toys in the Attic.” New York Times. July 30, 2004 (E 34).
Fallon, Roberta. “Copy Right.” Philadelphia Weekly. December 1-7, 2004. Page 42.
Fallon, Roberta. “Romance Language.” Philadelphia Weekly. October 27, 2004.
Vassallo, Christina. “All’s Fair in Art and Politics,” NY Arts Magazine, September/October 2004. Volume 9, Number 9/10.

Born 1976, Boston, Massachusetts
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

2000
Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Fine Arts

1998
Columbus College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Art

Adjunct Professor at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, New Jersey since 2009.

matthewffisher@gmail.com


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