MATT MAGEE

b. 1961 / American-French

Education
M.F.A. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 1986
Residency with James Surls. Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL 1985
B.A. Art History. Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas 1983
Internship. Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy 1983
Internship. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 1982
Internship. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York 1981
Camden Arts Centre, London. Ceramics workshops. 1970-71

Awards
Arlene and Mort Scult Award  2017    Phoenix Art Museum
Tamarind Institute residency   Albuquerque, NM   March 2016
Josef and Anni Albers Foundation residency   Bethany, CT2015
Tamarind Institute residency   Albuquerque, NM   February 2013
The Photo Review Competition issue   Juried by Toby Jurovics   2007
Josef and Anni Albers Foundation residency    Bethany, CT2007
Board of Trustees Award   Silvermine Arts Center    New Canaan, CT 2006
New York Foundation for the Arts painting grant     2002
Pollock-Krasner Foundation painting grant    1991
Atlantic Center for the Arts residency with artist James Surls    Florida 1985

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Wall of Text, Everybody Gallery, Tucson, AZ
          Matt Magee: Photographs 1981-2016, Shortcut Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2016 On Language & Marking Time, Eagle Gallery EMH Arts, London
          Memory and Reflection, Site specific mural for the Tucson Museum of Art
          Grapheme 3, Site specific mural for ArtEXPO, Chicago, IL
          Wall Grapheme 1, Site specific mural for Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
2015 Paintings & Textcavations: new work by Matt Magee, John Molloy Gallery, NY
          matt magee marfa, inde/jacobs, Marfa, TX
2014 Recent Paintings and Sculptures, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe
2013 Circa 1994, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston
2011 Paintings, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston
2010 New Paintings, Knoedler Project Space, New York
2009 Ideograms, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston
2008 Eight Modern, Santa Fe
          Heskin Contemporary, New York
2007 River Gallery, Narrowsburg, New York
2000 Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
1997 Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
1995 Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas
1990 Berland Hall Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Houston Artists Select: Selections from the Museum’s Collection
          [with Louise Bourgeois, Robert Mangold, Man Ray, Ed Ruscha, Betye Saar, Richard Serra]
         Museum of Fine Arts Houston    June 15 – October 1
         Summer Group Show   inde/jacobs     Marfa, TX
         If You Stay Busy You Have No Time to be Unhappy    Museum of Contemporary Art, 
         Tucson February 18 – May 29
2016 Santo Press: Finding Relief in the Desert, Sky Harbor International Airport, Terminal 4, 
          Phoenix, AZ
2015 Hard Edge Abstraction:  Works on Paper    Albuquerque Museum of Art, New Mexico
          Multiplied Contemporary Art in Editions    Christie’s South Kensington in association
          with Eagle Gallery, London
          Art on the Green.  (with Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Eric Forstmann and Boaz Vaadia)  
         Curated by Jane Coates Eckert.  Silo Ridge Field Club.  Amenia, NY
2014 Hot Off the Press, Katona Museum of Art, Katonah, NY (with Mel Bochner, Alex Katz, 
         Donald Baechler et al)
2013 Geometric Abstraction from Bauhaus to Contemporary, An Eighty Year Survey. 
          David Hall Fine Art.  Wellesley, MA
         STOCKED: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles.  Curated by Emily Stamey.  
         Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
2012 Margrit Lewczuk/Matt Magee. Imogen Holloway Gallery. Saugerties, New York
          Liv Mette Larsen/Matt Magee. Rose Burlingham, New York
          Zoom In. Imogen Holloway Gallery. Saugerties, New York
          SITE Unseen, Santa Fe
2011 Captured: A Portrait Show. Curated by John Serdula. Heskin Contemporary, NY
          Good Stuff. Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston
          The Modernist Thread. Curated by Sally Sprout. Williams Tower, Houston
           Art for Africa. Sotheby's, New York
          SITE Santa Fe auction in association with James Kelly Contemporary
          Arthouse Five x Seven. Austin, TX
          Final Gesture. Curated by Charles Finch. David Hall Fine Art Wellesley, MA
          The Garden. Curated by James Salomon and Beverly Allan.
          Allan/Nederpelt Gallery, Brooklyn
          Monster Drawing Rally. DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn
          January White Sale. Curated by Beth Rudin Dewoody. Loretta Howard Gallery, New York
2010 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Benefit. Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY
          Art Basel/Miami with Knoedler & Co.
          The Notary Public, New York
          ECO EXPO. Organized by Angela Royo, New York
          What Matters Most. Exit Art, New York
          WISH! Dallas Center for Contemporary Art
2009 Transform/Transmute. Caldwell College. Caldwell, NJ
           Eat for Art. Columbia County Council on the Arts, NY
          Coalition for the Homeless Benefit. New York
2008 Aqua Fair with Heskin Contemporary, Miami
          University of New Mexico Friends of Art Auction, Albuquerque
           WISH! Dallas Center for Contemporary Art