BORN
   
  1982, Los Angeles, CA
  Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
   
EDUCATION
   
2008 MFA | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
   
2004 BFA | Cooper Union, New York, NY
   
   
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2016 River and Sky, Yossi Milo, New York, NY
   
2015 More Pictures from Wai’anae, Vedovi Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
  Pictures from Wai’anae, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Woodblocks, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
  Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/West, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, VA
  Excavations, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
  Lakes and Reservoirs, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
  Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
   
2013 Velvet and Bubble Wrap, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Water & Polaroid, Highlight Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   
2012 Lakes, Trees, and Honeybees, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
   
2011 Two Ships Passing, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2009 Chocolate, Bees, Dust, Sperm, and Sprinkles, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
   
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2017 Sonne auf Papier. Kunst Experiment Fotografie, Dresden City Museum, Dresden, Germany
  I Love L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
   
2016 The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  New Matter: Recent Forms of Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  PLEASE HAVE ENOUGH ACID IN THE DISH!, Organized by Vinny Dotolo, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Boundless: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
  Retro-spective: Analog Photography in a Digital World, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
  Material Matters: Water, Pigment, and Light, Van Every Gallery, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
  Touch the Sky: Art and Astronomy curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  Sun on Paper, Städtischen Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
  A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  What’s Up, Soho Revue, London, UK
  Disorder, Somerset House, London, UK
   
2015 Disorder, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
  The Magic Medium, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Russian Doll, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Mediated Images, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
  Thief Among Thieves, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
  Light, Paper, Process, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Second Chances, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
  Sitter, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
  Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond Museums, VA
   
2014 Of My Affection, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City
  Me and Benjamin, curated by M+B, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
  Transformational Imagemaking: Handmade Photography Since 1960. Contemporary Photography and Visual Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
  Homeland [IN]security: Vanishing Dreams, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
  Phantoms in the Dirt, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
  Process Priority, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
  The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
  After Ansel Adams, Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, CA
  Beyond Earth Art, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  NADA New York 2014, NY
  Process, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
  Out of the Ordinary, The Bascom: Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands, NC
  Trouble with the Index, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
  What is a Photograph?, The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
   
2013 The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  Reality Check, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
  Currents: Photographs from the collection of Allen Thomas Jr., Contemporary Art Museum (CAM), Raleigh, NC
  Land Marks, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Reality Check, Bakalar & Paine Gallery, Boston, MA
  Dwelling in Erasure, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Unique, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
  Rogue Wave, L.A. Louvre, Los Angeles, CA
  Staking Claim: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
  The Black Mirror, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 After Image: The Photographic Process(ed), Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
  Group Show in New Photography in Palma, Mallorca Landings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  Surface Tension, The Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
  MOTA, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Photography Is, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
  The Crystal Chain, Invisible Exports, New York, NY
   
2011 Every Photograph Is In Visible, Churner and Churner, New York, NY
  Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers, Fred Torres Collaborations, New York, NY
  Of Memory and Time, Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY
   
2010 Bedtime for Bonzo, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Genre Studies, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
  Edges of Light, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA
  Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California Fotofest 2010 Biennial, Houston, TX
  matrix, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
  Capitalism in Question (Because It Is), Pitzer Art Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
   
2009 Shock and Awe, Gatov Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA
  Chef’s Theory, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2008 2008 Torrance Juried Art Exhibition, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
   
  Some Young LA Artists, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, CA
  Laboratory, UCLA Thesis Exhibition, Wight Gallery (UCLA Broad Art Center), Los Angeles, CA
   
2007 Greater Los Angeles Masters of Fine Art Exhibition, CSU, Long Beach, CA
  The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe, Apexart, New York, NY
   
2005 Art Auction of the ‘Peter Coopers’, Cooper Union, New York, NY
   
2004 Thesis Exhibition, Cooper Union, New York, NY
   
2001 Ryman-Carroll Foundation Group Exhibition, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
  Post-Ryman Group Exhibition, Schomburg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   
2000 Emerging Young Artist Fund and Scholarship Exhibition, Colburn Performing Art Centers, Los Angeles, CA
   
1999 Pro and Protégés, Barnsdall Metropolitan Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
   
SPECIAL PROJECTS
   
2016 Matthew Brandt video presentation, in collaboration with Julianna Barwick at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Saturday Nights at The Getty: Julianna Barwick and Matthew Brandt, The Getty Museum, CA
   
   
COLLECTIONS
   
  J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  North Carolina Museum of Art, NC
  The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
  The Columbus Museum of Art, OH
  Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Jimenez – Colon Collection, Ponce, Puerto Rico
  Bidwell Projects, Cleveland, OH
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  The Sir Elton John Photography Collection
  Statoil Collection, Connecticut, MA
  UBS Art Collection, New York, NY
  The Wieland Collection, Atlanta, GA
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  Royal Danish Library, National of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  Art in Embassies, US Department of State, Washington, DC
  Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
   
   
PUBLICATIONS
   
2015 Heckert, Virginia. Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum
   
2014 Matthew Brandt: Lakes & Reservoirs. New York: Damiani
   
2013 Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, Columbus, OH: Columbus Museum of Art
  Dust Rising: Public Library, Los Angeles: Golden Spike Press
   
   
SELECTED BIBILIOGRAPHY
   
2016 Yerekbakan, Osman Can. “Matthew Brandt,” Artspeak, November
  Sanchez, Gabriel H. “Matthew Brandt’s Poison Pictures,” Aperture, December 13
  Hodara, Susan. “At Vassar, Seeing the Heavens with Paint, Pencil and Cocaine,” The New York Times, June 4
  Whalen, Danielle. “5 Must-See Booths at the AIPAD Photography Show 2016,” Artinfo, April 14
   
2015 Harren, Natilee. “Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography.” Artforum, September
  Ollman, Leah. “Light, Paper, Process, an Inventive Subversion of Photography,” Los Angeles Times, May 1
  Riefe, Jordan. “Lights! Camera! Bodily Fluids! Photographers bend the rules,” The Guardian. April 17
   
2014 Lester, Paul. “Review: Matthew Brant,” Modern Painters, April 5
  "Matthew Brandt,” The New Yorker, May 5
  Bates, Rebecca. “Artist Matthew Brandt Revives the History of Early Photography,” Architectural Digest 27 March 27
  Sanchez, Gabriel. “What is a Photograph?”, Artforum, March 1
  Li, Jennifer. “Matthew Brandt at M+B,” Art in America, March
   
2013 “20 Artists to Collect Now,” Architectural Digest, December
  Bramowitz, Julie. “Matthew Brandt and a Handful of Dust,” Interview Magazine, November, 15
  “THR Art Issue: Top 10 L.A. Artists Coveted by Hollywood,” The Hollywood Reporter, November 4
  “50 Under 50: The Next Most Collectible Artists,” Art+Auction, June
  Westerbeck, Colin. “Top Finds at Paris Photo Los Angeles,” Art in America, May 16
  Gardiner, Ross. “Beauty in the Bread Down,” LA Canvas
  Johnson, Ken. “AIPAD Photography Show,” The New York Times, April 5
   
2012 Lowry, Vicky. “Matthew Brandt,” Elle Décor, November
  Deitch, Jeffery and Close, Chuck. “Top 30 Under 30 in Art & Design,” Forbes
  Di Nardo, Arianne, “Mixed media: Matthew Brandt,” Lay Flat, October 8
  “Matthew Brandt: Lakes, Trees, and Honeybees,” Le Journal de la Photographie, July 21
  “Matthew Brandt,” Time Out New York, July 5
  Dykstra, Jean. “Matthew Brandt,” Photograph Magazine, July/August
  Gopnik, Blake. “Self-portraits with Buzz,” The Daily Beast, June 28
  “Matthew Brandt,” Museé Magazine, June
  “Goings on about Town: Art,” The New Yorker, June, 19
  Shaheen, Susan. “Water Works: Matthew Brandt’s Experimental Landscapes,” The New Yorker, June 5
  Laluyan, Oscar. “The Secret Life of Photographs by Brandt,” Arte Fuse, May 30
  Johnson, Elizabeth. “Lakes, Trees and Honeybees,” CNN Photos, May 23
  Rothman, Lily. “Lakes, Trees and Honeybees: Matthew Brandt at Yossi Milo Gallery,” Time Light Box, May 22
  “Matthew Brandt’s Lakes, Trees and Honeybees at Yossi Milo Gallery,” The Huffington Post, May 8
  Schwendener, Martha. “Closing Generation Gaps,” The New York Times, March 29
   
2011 Diehl, Travis. “Review: Matthew Brandt at M+B,” Modern Painters, December 2011/January 2012 Issue
  “The 100 Best Fall Shows: Matthew Brandt at M+B,” Modern Painters, September
  Cheh, Carol.“Best Art I Saw all Week: Matthew Brandt’s Electric Photographs in ‘Two Ships Massing’ at M+B: Don’t Touch or You’ll Get shocked,” LA Weekly, September 28
  “Goings on about Town: Art,” The New Yorker, August 2
  Aletti, Vince. “Assembly: Eight Emerging Photographers from Southern California,” The New Yorker, April 11
   
2010 “Contemporary U.S. Photography” Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam
  “Capitalism in Question (Because It Is),” Pitzer College Pres
  Davies, Stacy, “Really Want the Red Pill,” Inland Empire Weekly, February
  “Hands Up,” Self-published
   
2009 Choate, Andrew. “Review of Chocolate, bees, dust, sperm & sprinkles at Cardwell Jimmerson” Art ltd., July/August
   
2008 Cunningham, Mark. “Surface Tension: Matthew Brandt’s Lakes and Reservoirs 2,” Octopus, volume 4, Fall