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Matt Bollinger

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Matt Bollinger
Collective Conscious
15 April – 12 June 2021
mother’s tankstation London

Born 1980, Kansas City, Missouri
Lives and works in New York State

Education

2007 MFA Painting Major, with Honors, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
2007 Sheridan Center Teaching Certificate, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
2003 BFA Painting / Creative Writing Double Major, Valedictorian, Kansas City Art institute, Kansas City, Missouri
2002 Yale University School of Art, Norfolk Summer Session, Norfolk, Connecticut

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2021 
Collective Conscious, mother’s tankstation, London
Furlough, Zürcher Gallery, New York
2020      
Labor Day, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles
Extended Present, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana
2019      
Three Rooms, Zürcher Gallery, New York
2018     
Matt Bollinger, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
2017      
Between the Days, Zürcher Gallery, New York
2016
Independence, MO Zürcher Studio, New York
2015
Humeurs Noires, le Creux de l’Enfer—Centre d’Art Contemporain, Thiers, France
In Storage, Galerie Zürcher, Paris
2014       
Reading Rooms, Zürcher Studio, New York
Odd Jobs, Times Club, Iowa City
The Reservoir, Galerie Zürcher, Paris
2013
Bed on the Floor, Zürcher Studio, New York
2012
Between the Days, Galerie Zürcher, Paris
2011 
about midnight Saturday, Zürcher Studio, New York
Welcome Home Matt Bollinger, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2010
Miss You, artSTRAND, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2008  
The Hypnotism, Plane Space, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings

2021
Domesticity, Volery Gallery, Dubai
New Iconography: Artists Raising Children, The Landing, Los Angeles
2020   
Melancholympics, Plus One Gallery, Antwerp
Sit Still, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York
Brushwork: The Painted Animation, London International Animation Festival, Edge of Frame Programme, London
On Experimental Animation with Savinder Bual, Bristol Experimental Expanded Film, Bristol
FJORD Presents: An evening of Animation, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia
2019     
Interior Monologues, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey
The Practice of Everyday Life, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Moving Pictures, Platform Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2018       
The Animated Image, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon
Marx@200, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Motion Picture Shorts Program with Julian Kreimar, Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville, New York
Drawing In/Drawing Out, Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Parallel Practices, Visual & Performing Arts Center at Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, Connecticut
2017       
Graphite Vision, Schick Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
Figure/Ground, Montserrat College of Art Gallery, Beverly, Massachusetts
2016   
Domestic Seen, Nerman Musuem, Overland Park, Kansas
Past Imperfect, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, New York
Intriguing Uncertanties, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Étienne Métropole, France
Introspective, BravinLee, New York
You’ll Never Be Younger Than You Are Today, PLUG Projects, Kansas City, Missouri
2015
8 Painters, Danese Corey, New York
Sensation, Projekt722, Brooklyn, New York
Place Names the Place, Eastern Michigan University Gallery, Ypsilanti, Michigan
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, 68Projects, Berlin
2014  
Image Makers, Novella Gallery, New York
Jeunes Créateurs a New York, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Étienne Métropole, France
Come Like Shadows—Palimpsests, Traces, Specters Of The Silver Screen, Nightlife, Veils, The Absent Present, Zürcher Studio, New York
About the Body, Gallery 1989, Larchmont, New York
2013       
The First Ending: Resembling Noir, Zürcher Studio, New York
Summer Show, Galerie Zürcher, Paris
Thunder Perfect Mind, Land of Tomorrow, Lexington, Kentucky
2012      
Mark, Wipe, Scrape, Shape, Spaceshifter, Brooklyn, New York
Red Herring, FJORD, Philadelphia
2011       
Matt Bollinger, Marc Desgrandchamps, David Lefebvre, Taylor McKimens, Zürcher Studio, Paris
Room for Error, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2010       
In a Violet Distance, Zürcher Studio, New York
Nice to Meet You, Sloan Fine Art, New York
Mutual Migration, Michael Rosenthal, San Francisco
Fellows Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2009 
Invitational, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
2008     
New England/New York/New Talent, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Gangbusters, Plane Space, New York
2007
Swap Meet, Ice Box, Philadelphia
Not Pictured, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
Small Works, Rodger La Pelle Galleries, Philadelphia
2005      
Young Art Alliance – Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia
Shifter Magazine:  Desire and the Other, www.shifter-magazine.com

Selected Bibliography

2021
Williams, Gilda, ‘Matt Bollinger’, Collective Conscious review, Artforum, Vol.60, No.1, September
Serova, Varia, ‘In Conversation with MATT BOLLINGER’, Zephyr and Maize, 22 June
Durbin, Andrew, ‘What to See in East London During Gallery Weekend’, Frieze Critic’s Guides, 4 June
Judah, Hettie, ‘Matt Bollinger: Collective Conscious’, Art Monthly no. 447, June
‘Artist Spotlight: Matt Bollinger’, Booooooom, 4 June
Yau, John, ‘Matt Bollinger’s Working-Class Elegy’, Hyperallergic, 2 April
2020     

Bogojev, Sasha, ‘Labor Day: Matt Bollinger Explores the Intimacy of Lost American Dreams”, Juxtapoz Magazine, 10 November
Bogojev, Sasha, ‘In Conversation: Matt Bollinger on his Hand-Painted Animations, Juxtapoz Magazine, 28 July
Gauss, Daniel, ‘Matt Bollinger’, Wall Street International, 23 July
2019    
Micchelli, Thomas, ‘Visions of Home, from Dream Memories to Trump Country’, Hyperallergic, 1 June
Corwin, William, ‘Matt Bollinger: Three Rooms’, Delicious, 26 February
Majumdar, Sangram, ‘Matt Bollinger’s fictional universe’, Two Coats of Paint, 15 February
2018     
Brown, Becky, “Matt Bollinger,” Art in America, February 1, 2018.
2017   
Yau, John, ‘12 Revelatory Exhibitions from 2017’, Hyperallergic, 31 December
Yau, John, ‘Matt Bollinger’s America’, Hyperallergic, 3 December
Fullylove, Rebecca, ‘Matt Bollinger uses hand-painted stop motion animation to create this hypnotic thriller,’ It’s Nice That, 21 March
2016 
Johnson, Ken, ‘What to See in New York Galleries This Week’, New York Times, 16 June
Yau, John, ‘End of the Road: Matt Bollinger at Zürcher Gallery’, Hyperallergic, 15 May
2015       
Turcan, Maud, ‘Dans l’ombre de Matt Bollinger’, La Montagne, 22 June
Neal, Patrick, ‘8 Figurative Painters in an Atemporal World’, Hyperallergic, 4 March
2014       
D’Agostino, Paul, ‘L Rex: Art, The L Magazine, 6 December
De Santis, Sophie, ’Matt Bollinger’, Le Figaroscope, 29 April
Dagan, Philippe, ‘Matt Bollinger’, Le Monde, 23 March
Ducat, Philippe, ‘Les peintures collages de Matt Bollinger, peintre de la décroissance forcée’, ArtPress, March
‘Come Like Shadows’ The New Yorker, 27 January
2013       
Hirsch, Faye, ‘The Lookout’, Art in America, 28 March
Kohler, William Eckhardt, ‘Matt Bollinger at Zürcher Studio: The Road of Ashes’.The Huffington Post, 28 March
2012       
Kohler, William Eckhardt, ‘Painting Lives! ‘Mark, Wipe, Scrape, Shape’ at Spaceshifter’, The Huffington Post, 29 November
2011       
Ibarra, Ana, ‘Kansas City Revisited’, Elephant Magazine, Issue 8 Autumn 2011
Dagen, Philippe, ‘Pourquoi les jeunes artistes font à nouveau du dessin’, Le Monde, 29 March
Indrisek, Scott, ‘You Are Being Hypnotized’, Anthem Magazine,  March/April
2008  
Walker, Steve, ‘Insular Sex Scenes and Hints of Ridicule’, Review Magazine, March
2007       
Strauss, R.B,  aroundphilly.com, 14 November
Van Siclen, Bill, ‘RISD Students Rising’, Providence Journal, 22 May
2005       
Fallon, Roberta, ‘Editor’s Picks’, Philadelphia Weekly, 16 February

Publications

2019       
Yau, John, ‘Matt Bollinger’, Zürcher Gallery, New York
2018       
Bollinger, Matt, ‘Construction and Erasure: Matt Bollinger on Narrative in Catherine Murphy and David Byrd’, Painters on Painting (online), 23 April
2016
Hegyi, Lóránd, ‘Intrigantes Incertitudes’, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Étienne Métropole, France
2015       
Bouglé, Frédéric, ‘Matt Bollinger: Humeurs Noires’, le Creux de l’Enfer—Centre d’Art Contemporain, Thiers, France
Bollinger, Matt, On the Roadie, ‘Zine, edition of 100, 2015
Bollinger, Matt, ‘Matt Bollinger on Gregory Gillespie’, Painters on Painting, 12 February
Bollinger, Matt, ‘Renovations.’, Artist book, edition of 50
2014    
‘Matt Bollinger: The Reservoir’, Zürcher Studio, Paris
2013 
Ibarra, Ana and Marc Valli, ‘Walk the Line: The Art of Drawing’, Laurence King Publishing, London, 22 October
2011       
Humphrey, David, ‘Matt Bollinger: about midnight Saturday’, Zürcher Studio, New York

Awards, Grants, Activities and Residencies

2020  
Emily and Eugene Grant Merit Award, Purchase College, State University of New York, New York
2017  
Vimeo Staff Pick: Apartment 6F
2016   
Fellowship, Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, New York
Vimeo Staff Pick: Mark of the Wolf
2015       
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts
2013    
Video interview, Gorky’s Granddaughter, New York
2010      
Second Year Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts (2010- 2011)
2009
Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts (2009 – 2010)
2008 
Artist in Residence, Burlington City Arts, Seven Below Arts Initiative at the Barn. Burlington, Vermont

Collections

Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Fine Arts, Dole, France

 

 

 

 

 

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