BORN 1975, State College, Pennsylvania
  Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
   
   
EDUCATION
   
2006 MFA, The International Center of Photography/Bard Program for Advanced Photographic Studies, New York
   
1998 BA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
   
   
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2016 Sunclipse, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
  Four False Starts, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 High Difference, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
   
2013 Greet the Dust, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 Pale Subtropical Light, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2011 The Undefeated, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
   
2009 High Lonesome, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  High Lonesome, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
   
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2017 Autophoto, Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
   
2016 A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  A Verdant Summer, Taymour Grahne, New York, NY
  High Summer, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
  What’s Up, Soho Revue, London, UK
  Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA
  Entry Point, Daniel Arts Center, Great Barrington, MA
   
2015 Russian Doll, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography, Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation, Brooklyn, NY
   
2014 Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  Of My Affection, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
  Me and Benjamin, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
  Stills, Michael Lowe Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  Under Construction – New Positions in American Photography, Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
   
2013 House of Vetti, Koenig & Clinton, New York, NY
  Spook Rock Road Josephine Meckseper, Steven Parrino, Matthew Porter, Richard Prince, Blair Thurman and Kaz Oshiro, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France
   
2012 After Photoshop, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  There’s Something Happening Here, Brancolini Grimaldi, London, UK
   
2011 Brooklyn to Nashville, curated by Soo Kim, ZeiherSmith pop-up gallery, Nashville, TN
  US EST, Pepin Moore, Los Angeles, CA
  On Wheels, brand 10 art space, Fort Worth, TX
   
2010 Perspectives 2010, International Center of Photography Museum, New York, NY
  New Work New York, curated by Tim Barber, Levi’s Photo Workshop, New York, NY
  The Exquisite Landscape, ICP Educational Gallery, New York, NY
  Unframed, curated by Neville Wakefield, ACRIA Benefit Auction, New York, NY
   
2009 Blind Spot Magazine Benefit Auction, X Initiative, New York, NY
  (super)natural, New York Photo Festival, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
  The Noble Savage and the Little Tramp, curated by Hannah Whitaker, Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, NY
  Meet & Cake, Roos Arts, Rosendale, NY
   
2008 The World Is All, That Is The Case, curated by Arthur Ou, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
  The Allegory of the Mountain, Mahan Gallery, Columbus, OH
  Things Are Strange, New Century Artists, New York, NY
  Group Hug, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
   
2007 The Interactive Landscape, Mount Tremper Arts Festival, Mount Tremper, New York, NY
  UNSEEN, Arnhem Mode Bienniale, Arnhem, The Netherlands
   
2005 Art + Commerce Festival of Emerging Photographers, curated by Charlotte Cotton, The Tobacco Warehouse, Brooklyn, NY
  MFA Group Show, The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
   
   
CURATORIAL PROJECTS
   
2014 Soft Target, organized with Phil Chang, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2013 X+1, At Large Magazine, December
   
2012 The Crystal Chain, curator, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
  Blind Spot Magazine, Issue 45, co-curated with Hannah Whitaker
   
2010-11 Bedtime for Bonzo, curator, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2010 Seven Summits, curator, Mount Tremper Arts, Catskills, NY (catalogue)
  “Photo Contest,” Canteen Magazine, Issue 6, an open forum curatorial project in collaboration with the Brooklyn Museum’s Arnold Lehman
   
   
BIBLIOGRAPHY
   
2016 Lehmann, Claire. “Matthew Porter: INVISIBLE-EXPORTS,” Artforum Critics’ Picks, December 2, 2016
  Wagley, Catherine. “Four False Starts at M+B,” Photograph Magazine, May/June
  Zellen, Jody. “Recommended Exhibitions.” ArtScene, March 2016
  Samson, Jonah. “Matthew Porter’s ‘Four False Starts’ Exhibition,” Cool Hunting, February 9, 2016
   
2015 Cotton, Charlotte, Photography is Magic, Aperture Books
  "Both Sides of Sunset," Metropolis Books
  “Paradoxical Abstraction,” Artpress, March 2015
  Colberg, Jorg. “Matthew Porter’s Archipelago,” Conscientious Photography Magazine, August
  "Altarations," W. Rod Faulds and Jeanie Ambrosio, Florida Atlantic University (catalogue)
  “Sunshine Noir,” At Large Magazine, Vol. 2
   
2014 Mizota, Sharon. “The Focus Cleverly Blurs in ‘Soft Target’ at M+B,” Los Angeles Times, August 22
  Fiske, Courtney. “Matthew Porter,” Artforum Critics’ Picks, April 5, 2014
  Heinrich, Will. “Matthew Porter: High Difference at Invisible-Exports,” Gallerist, April 2
  Bateman, Karin. “Under Construction,” Foam Magazine, issue #38
   
2013 Balhetchet, Sophie. “Pale Subtropical Light,” HotShoe, Winter Issue
  “500 Words,” Interview with Ian Svenonius, Artforum.com, 2013
  Wagley, Catherine. “Matthew Porter: Greet the Dust,” photography, October Issue
  “Still Life Comparison,” IMA Magazine, Winter, Volume 6
  Rosenberg, David. “Avoiding Pigeonholes: From Muscle Cars to Jane Fonda Recreations,” Slate, July 18, 2013
   
2012 “All That is Solid Melts Into Air,” Conveyor Magazine, Issue 3
  “500 Words,” Interview with Robert Buck, Artforum.com, February 7, 2012
   
2011 Paddle8 blog, guest contributor
  “Studio with Red Bag: Various Interviews,” Triple Canopy, Issue 12
  Diehl, Travis. “Critic’s Pick: Bedtime for Bonzo,” ARTFORUM, January, 2011
   
2010 Johnson, Ken. “Riffs on Photography (I Am Not Always a Camera),” The New York Times, July, 2010
   
   
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS
   
2010-15 Part-time faculty, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY
   
2010-11 Visiting instructor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
   
2009-11 Faculty, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
   
2009 Adjunct Faculty, University of Maine, Orono, ME
   
   
ARTIST TALKS AND LECTURES
   
2016 Artist Lecture, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
   
2015 Artist Lecture, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  Artist Lecture, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, MA
  Artist Lecture, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY
   
2014 Panelist, Under Construction, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, Netherlands
   
2010 Artist Lecture, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY
   
2009 Workshop, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
   
2008 Artist Lecture, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
   
   
   
   
MONOGRAPHS
   
2015 “Archipelago.” Published by MACK Books
   
   
COLLECTIONS
   
  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Statoil Art Collection, Norway
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
  The Traina Collection, San Francisco
  The Sir Elton John Photography Collection UBS Art Collection, New York
  Statoil Art Collection, Norway
  UBS Art Collection, New York