Solo Exhibitions:

2015 Black Water Don’t Shine Like the Moon, Sardine, Brooklyn, NY
2014 If You Ain’t a Reflection, You’re a Wave, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 goodnight no one, Weird Days, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Asea, Aloof, Mulherin + Pollard Projects, New York, NY
2010 Lsot Time, Heskin Contemporary, New York, NY
2009 Lonesome George, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Forever Is, RARE Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Letting Go, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
While You Were Away, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
2005 Paintings, Stephanie Theodore at SCOPE, New York, NY
2004 Drawings and Paintings, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Two Artist Exhibitions:

2015 The World Outside, with Ryan Schneider, Gordon Galleries, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
2012 Golden Beams of a Laughing Sun, with Rob Matthews, Twist Art Gallery in Nashville, TN

Group Exhibitions:

2015 The River Keeps Talking, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
Image is Everything, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, curated by Sue and Phil Knoll
The Ocean is Double Sided, SEASON, Seattle, WA
Let’s Go Away for Awhile, One Mile Gallery, curated by Erik den Breejen and Maria Calandra, Kingston, NY
I Am What I Am Not Yet, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art Gallery, curated by Diana Buckley, Scarsdale, NY
New Narratives, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Quiet Please, RARE Gallery, New York, NY
Transcendent Landscapes, Drive By Projects, Watertown, MA
Not a Force But a Curvature, curated by Ryan Schneider, Novella Gallery, New York, NY
Interchange, Goldie Paley Gallery at Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA,
Nothing But Good, Park, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2013 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
In Summer, The Song Sings Itself, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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
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
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
2005 Honeymoon With Romeo, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland, curated by Holly Coulis

Public Collections:

2014 Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
2009 Dogfish Head, Milton, Delaware
2007 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residences and Awards:

2015 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York
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:

2015 Wolin, Joseph. ‘Art Review’. Time Out New York, Issue 989, February 12-18, 2015.
New American Painters, 2015, Issue 116.
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.
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.
2007 Strauss, R.B. ‘Some First Friday Jewels for July.’ University City Review. July 4, 2007. Page 11.

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, 2009 – 2014.

matthewffisher@gmail.com


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