Education

MFA in Studio Art: University of California, Davis. Davis, CA. 2011

BA in Art: University of California, Santa Cruz.  Santa Cruz, CA. 2009

 

Solo Exhibitions

The Soap Factory, Desktop, Minneapolis, MN 2016 

Verge Center for the Arts, Windows, Sacramento, CA, 2016

Circuit 12, Marble Head from a Herm, Dallas, TX 2016

Good Weather, Sunny Awnings, North Little Rock, AR 2015

Hap Gallery, Mathew Zefeldt and Kyle Austin Dunn- Back and Forth: Collaborative Paintings, Portland, OR 2014 

Minneapolis Institute of Art,  Repetition, Simulation, Repetition,  Minneapolis, MN 2014 

Santa Monica Museum of Art, Forms Forming Forms, Santa Monica, CA, 2013

Hatch Gallery, What Are I?,  Oakland, CA, 2013

Michael Rosenthal Gallery, Trying to See the Thing in My Head, San Francisco, CA, 2012

Skinner Howard Contemporary Art, An Alternate Fantastic Reality, Sacramento, CA 2010


Group Exhibitions

Left Field, How High, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2016

Minnesota Museum of American Art, Brick X Brick, St. Paul, MN, 2016

Circuit 12, Mysterious Muck, Dallas, TX, 2015 

Waiting Room, Retro Vertigo, Minneapolis, MN, 2015

Lisa Cooley, Eric’s Trip, New York, NY, 2014

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Space for Possibility, St. Louis, MO 2014

Eleanor Harwood Gallery, Figure Ground, San Francisco, CA 2014

MOHS Exhibit, Horse of a Different Colour, Copenhagen, Denmark 2013

Katherine Nash Gallery, Regis 10th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN 2013

ArtMRKT, Swarm Gallery Booth, San Francisco, CA 2013

Fecal Face Dot Gallery,  The Diamond Sea, San Francisco, CA 2012

Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Fall National Juried Exhibition, Novato, CA 2012

Illges Gallery, 6 Pack: Working Abs: Six Abstract Painters, Columbus, GA 2012

Pro Arts, Bay Area Currents: What We Can’t See But Want to See is Art, Oakland, CA 2012

Artifact Gallery, Serenity Now, Davis, CA 2012

Vermont Studio Center Gallery, All Hail the Subgenius, Johnson, VT 2012

Pro Arts,  Juried Annual 2012, Oakland, CA 2011-12

Michael Rosenthal Gallery, Greatest Hits, San Francisco, CA 2011

Shaper Studios, Sick Whatever presents Free Lunch, San Diego, CA 2011

Richard L. Nelson Gallery, The House of Others: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Davis, CA 2011

RVCA Gallery, Golden State Part 2: Delineation, San Francisco, CA 2010

Mission: Comics and Art, Vim and Vigor, San Francisco, CA 2010

University Club, Great Expectations: First Year MFA Show. Davis, CA 2010

 

Awards

Imagine Fund Award, University of Minnesota. 2016

Imagine Fund Award, University of Minnesota. 2013

Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Arts Fellowship. 2011

Faye Nelson MFA Award. UC Davis. 2011

Mary Lou Osborne Award. UC Davis. 2010

Freemon P. Gadbury Award. UC Davis. 2009

Irwin Project Grant. Awarded for Individual Research in Painting. UCSC. 2009

William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship. Individual Scholarship. UCSC. 2009

Irwin Project Grant. Awarded for Individual Research in Painting. UCSC. 2008

 

Residencies

2012- Artist in Residence. Vermont Studio Center

2011- CSU River Fellows Resident Artist. Columbus State University, Georgia


Teaching Experience

2014-Present: Assistant Professor. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2012-2014: Term Assistant Professor. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

2011: Lecturer. University of California, Davis

2010-2011: Associate Instructor. University of California, Davis

2009-2011: Teaching Assistant. University of California, Davis

2009: Teaching Assistant. University of California, Santa Cruz


Bibliography and Web

-John Zotos. Mathew Zefeldt: “Marble Head from A Herm” at Circuit 12 Contemporary Art Ltd.

 http://www.artltdmag.com/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1469559980&archive=&start_from=&ucat=32&

-Nathan RP Young. “Kitsch Is Dead, Long Live Kitsch” MN Artists. http://www.mnartists.org/article/kitsch-dead-long-live-kitsch-0 November 2014.

-Tatiana Istomina. "Eric's Trip at Lisa Cooley's Gallery". Art Fuse. July 2014.

 http://artefuse.com/2014/07/26/erics-trip-at-lisa-cooleys-gallery123480/

-Nathaniel Smith. “Mathew Zefeldt Paintings Inspired By Glitch Aesthetics” Beautiful Decay. http://beautifuldecay.com/2014/01/10/mathew-zefeldt-paintings-inspired-glitch-aesthetics/ January 2014.

- Installation Mag Issue 35. “Mathew Zefeldt’s Forms Forming Forms at Santa Monica Museum of Art.” http://installationmag.com/mathew-zefeldts-forms-forming-forms-at-santa-monica-museum-of-art/

-New American Paintings #107: Midwest Edition.  Juried Exhibition in Print, Open Studios Press. 2013

-Leora Lutz. “Mathew Zefeldt and Chris Pew at Hatch Gallery, Oakland” SFAQ.

http://www.sfaqonline.com/2013/07/matthew-zefeldt-and-chris-pew-at-hatch-gallery-oakland/

- Forrest Perrine. “Mathew Zefeldt’s Paint People” Beautiful Decay.

http://beautifuldecay.com/2012/10/24/mathew-zefeldts-paint-people/

- Celie Dailey. “Fan Mail: Mathew Zefeldt” Daily Serving.

http://dailyserving.com/2012/09/fan-mail-mathew-zefeldt/  September 2012.

- John Trippe. “Paintings By Mathew Zefeldt” Fecal Face Dot Com. http://www.fecalface.com/SF/index.php/good-stuff/4582-paintings-by-mathew-zefeldt July 2012.

-Monique Delaunay. “Michael Rosenthal Gallery: Mathew Zefeldt”. SF Art Enthusiast. http://sanfranciscoartbeat.com/2012/01/michael-rosenthal-gallery-mathew-zefeldt/  January 2012.

-Kimberly Chun. 96 Hours. San Francisco Chronicle. January 2012.

-Allison McCarthy. “Art Gig: First Saturday Launches in SF”. 7x7 SF. http://www.7x7.com/arts-culture/art-gig-first-saturday-launches-sf   January 2012.

-Shayna Kulik. “San Fran: Trying to See the Thing in My Head”. Pattern Pulp. http://www.patternpulp.com/event/san-fran-trying-to-see-the-thing-in-my-head/  January 2012.

-New American Paintings #97: Pacific Coast Edition.  Juried Exhibition in Print, Open Studios Press. 2012

-David Bradley. Painted Etc. http://www.paintedetc.com/post/14396663497/matter-2-2011-mathew-zefeldt December 2011.

-Evan Wilson.“The House of Others UC Davis MFA Thesis Show” http://esk18.blogspot.com/2011/06/house-of-others-uc-davis-mfa-thesis.html   June 2011.

-New American Paintings #91: Pacific Coast Edition.  Juried Exhibition in Print, Open Studios Press. 2011

-Evan Wilson. "RVCA Golden State Part 2: Delineations"  http://esk18.blogspot.com/2010/10/rvca-golden-state-part-2-delineations.html   October 2010.

-Tim Foster. "An Alternate Fantastic Reality at Skinner Howard" Midtown Monthly.   http://www.midtownmonthly.net/art/mathew-zefeldt/   October 2010