Matt Wedel


Matt Wedel

Education

2007   MFA, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2005   BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

Matt Wedel, L.A. Louver, Sky Room, Venice, CA

Matt Wedel, L.A. Louver, Sky Room, Venice, CA

2017

Matt Wedel, Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY

2016

Matt Wedel, L.A. Louver, Sky Room, Venice, CA

2015

Peaceable Fruit, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

Matt Wedel, Erskine Hall & Coe, London, England

Matt Wedel: Flower tree, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2014

Matt Wedel: Portrait, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2013

Sheep’s Head, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2012

Matt Wedel, L.A. Louver, Sky Room, Venice, CA

2010
Matt Wedel, Second Floor Marfa, Marfa TX

Child flower tree landscape, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2009

Matt Wedel, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2008

Matt Wedel, New work”, California State University Long Beach, CA

Polar bears, cat and landscape”, Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA

2007

June in the fall, Werby / Gatov gallery, California State University Long Beach, CA

Child, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

La-vender tree”, Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA

I’ve got wings on my mind, SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA

2005

My friend the orange guy, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

C’este Bouquet!, Foundation Bernardaud, Limoges, France

On the Road: American Abstraction, David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI

Built, Elizabeth Leah Gallery, Portland, OR

2016

LA Today, Curated by Carl Schlosberg, Royal Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Fired Up: Monumental Clay, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

Contemporary Ceramics, Fort Collins Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO

Visiting Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2015

Environmental Impact: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum,    Oxnard, CA

Colors Defined, Cohen Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2013

Muck: Accumulations, Accretions and Conglomorations, Curated by Peter Held, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ

Elemental I Of the Earth, The Sturt Haaga Gallery at Desconso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA

Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

Lost Horizon: Landscape by other means: works from the Permanent Collection, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2012

Figure, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

Stone Gravy, curated by David Pagel, Ameringer I McEnery I Yohe, New York, NY

Art 43 Basel, L.A. Louver, Basel, Switzerland

2011

Loose Canon, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

Art 42 Basel, L.A. Louver, Basel, Switzerland

Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

“Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation”, Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

“Pieceable Kingdom”, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA

“67thScripps Annual”, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA

2010

“Salon 5”, Marine, Santa Monica, CA

2009

“Group Show”, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

“A View from the Atlantic”, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada

“Rogue Wave”, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA

2008

“Lingua Franca”, Ellis Armory, Pittsburgh, PA

“GSE”, 301 Pine Gallery, Long Beach, CA

“Projection”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA

2007

“Underworld”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA

“Meltdown”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA

“Insights”, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

“Fully Studded”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA

“The Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition”, The Barbara & Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center, Long Beach, CA

“LA’s Insurgents”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA

2006

“Wondergems”, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Insights”, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

“Enigma…Healing…Revelation”, Union Art Space, Santa Ana, CA

 

 

Grants & Awards

2018   The Individual Artist Award, The Santo Foundation, Saint Louis, MO

2007   Werby Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Baker Scholarship, California State University, Long Beach, CA

2006   Travel Grant, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2002-05  Annual Incentive Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2003  Finalist- First Annual Collegiate Artists Competition, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2002  First Place In Ceramic Sculpture, 26thAnnual Student Exhibition, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO

 

Public Collections

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada

Community Hospital, Grand Junction, CO

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS, Canada

Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada