1982, Los Angeles, CA
  Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
2008 MFA | UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2004 BFA | Cooper Union, New York, NY
2021 Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art, Saint Petersburg, Russia
  Forest Lawn Museum, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2020 Vatnajökull, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
  Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Rocks and Eagles, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
2018 AgX.Hb, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
2017 1864, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2016 River and Sky, Yossi Milo, New York, NY
2015 More Pictures from Wai’anae, Praz-Delavallade / 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
  Matthew Brandt: Sticky/Dusty/Wet, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
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
2022 Watershed: Surfacing Histories in the Great Lakes Basin, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI (forthcoming)
2021 The Art of Trees, Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
  Ansel Adams in Our Time, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2020 On Earth, Technology and Photography in the Natural World, Foam Fotoraphiemuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2019 On Earth, Technology and Photography in the Natural World, Arles, les Contres De La Photographie, Arles, France
  Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, Mai Mano House, Budapest, Hungary
  Le Magasin, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Ansel Adams in Our Time, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA (forthcoming)
  Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  A New Way of Walking, Timothy Taylor, London, UK
  Out of the Crate: New Gifts and Purchases, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
  Evolver, LA Louver, Los Angeles, CA
  Back to the Future: The 19th Century in the 21st Century, FOAM Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  A Fire That No Water Could Put Out: Civil Rights Photography, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  Look Again: Collecting 45 Years of Photograph, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  C’est Comme Vous Voulez, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Sonne auf Papier. Kunst Experiment Fotografie, Dresden City Museum, Dresden, Germany
  I Love L.A., Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA
  Prix Pictet: Disorder (touring exhibition) Palau Robert, Barcelona, Spain (2017); The Museum Of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA (2017); Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany (2016); The Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland (2016); Bank Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2016); LUMA Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland (2016) International Red Cross and Red Cresent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland (2016); Municipal Gallery of Athens, Greece (2016); CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium (2016); MAXXI, Rome, Italy (2016); Somerset House, London, England (2016): Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville Paris, France (2015)
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
  Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
  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
  Substance, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
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
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
2021 Bishar, Trevor. “The Earth: Matthew Brandt,” Musée Magazine, April 21
  Aviv, Rachel. "How Elizabeth Loftus Changed the Meaning of Memory." The New
  Mooallem, Jon. "Matthew Brandt." Element: A Yoffy Press Triptych featuring Matthew Brandt, Chris McCaw and Meghann Riepenhoff. Yoffy Press, March [book]
2018 The Voyages Issue,” The New York Times Magazine." September 21 (cover)
  Cascone, Sarah. “The Detroit Institute of Arts Has Bought Murky Photographs That an Artist Developed in Water From Flint, Michigan.” Artnet, August 8
  Delson, Susan. "In Denver, Landscapes Soaked, Digitized and Irradiated." The Wall Street Journal, June 8
  Keats, Jonathan. "Printed With Tap Water From Flint, Michigan, These Pictures Show Why Film Photography Still Matters." Forbes, February 26
  Tsomondo, Dzana. "Matthew Brandt Uses Unique Silver printing Technique for New Series." Photo District News, February 9
2017 Ollman, Leah. "Rematerializing Photography." Art in America, June 1
  Cash, Stephanie. "Q&A with Photographer Matthew Brandt." Burnaway, May 26
  "Readings," Harper's, January
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
2013 Dust Rising: Public Library, Los Angeles: Golden Spike Press
  Art in Embassies, US Department of State, Washington, DC
  Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  Bidwell Projects, Cleveland, OH
  The Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  The Columbus Museum of Art, OH
  Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI
  Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
  George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
  Jimenez – Colon Collection, Ponce, Puerto Rico
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
  The Mohn Family Foundation
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
  North Carolina Museum of Art, NC
  Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  UBS Art Collection, New York, NY
  Royal Danish Library, National of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
  The Sir Elton John Photography Collection
  Statoil Collection, Stamford, Connecticut
  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  Vassar College, Pughkeepsie, NY
  The Wieland Collection, Atlanta, GA