Matt Barton

Matt Barton

matthewryanbarton@gmail.com

Website: http://www.matthewryanbarton.com

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Matt Barton Education: 2006 MFA; Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 2001 BFA; Teaching Certification K-12 Montana State University; Bozeman, MT 1998 American University Italian studio art program Professional Experience: 2007- Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Present 2011 Adjunct Faculty, Maine College of Art 2007 Adjunct Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA Awards/Grants/ Fellowships: 2013 CRCW Grant UCCS 2012 Sprout Foundation Downtown Pittsburgh Public Art Project 2oo9 2nd Place – Best in Show, Flaunt, Colorado Springs, CO 2008 Pike’s Peak Arts Council Award – Visual Arts 2005 GUSH grant, Carnegie Mellon University 2005 Graduate Conference Funding Award, Carnegie Mellon University 2004 Sprout Fund Financial Award for AMP Performance Series 2001 Outstanding Graduating Senior in Sculpture: MSU 2000 2nd Place, Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, MSU 1999 Best of Show, Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, MSU 1998 Best of Show, Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, MSU 1998 Juried Group Exhibitions: 2010 Goat Helper, video screening with live performance, Show Cave, Los Angeles, CA 2007 Tough Art, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, PA 2004 AMP Performance Series at the Brewhouse, Pittsburgh, PA 2001 Bronze Pencil Award Exhibition, Exit Gallery, Montana State University 2000 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 1999 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT Invitational One Person Exhibitions: 2012 Be It, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2011 It’s Everywhere, Dem Passwords, Los Angeles, CA 2010 YESRAD, Cosign Projects, St. Louis. MO 2008 The Pittsburgh Biennial (featured solo exhibition), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA 2007 Electric Infinity, Front Room Gallery, Cleveland, OH 2001 Canon, Exit Gallery, Montana State University 1999 Galeria Gio, Perugia, Italy Invitational Group Exhibitions: 2012 Romper Room, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA Video Installation, Communikey Festival, Boulder, CO Nightschool 2, Synchronicity Space, Los Angeles, CA Environmental, Sangre De Christo Arts center, Pueblo, CO 2011 Land Before Skype, CS13, Cincinnati, OH HIVE, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO BFF + Friends, The Cove, Brooklyn, NY VIA Music and New Media Festival, Pittsburgh, PA 2010 MOAN, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO Videos Collide In Real 3D Space, 533 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Woodness, Unsmoke systems, Braddock, PA Peak at the Arts, Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs, CO The Vault, Spaces, Cleveland, OH (Invitational Group Exhibitions Continued) 2010 The Institute of Extraterrestrial Sexuality/Encyclopedia Destructica, Book Release 2009 Flaunt:Evoluton, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO Americana, The Front, New Orleans, LA Smoke and Mirrors, SPACE, Pittsburgh, PA In That Gold Land, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL Teach Me Show Me, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO 2008 BigBot 250, Carnegie Museum of Art/ Natural History Museum, Pittsburgh, PA Invidnation, Business of Arts Center, Manitou Springs, CO New Faculty, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Colorado Springs, CO Illustrations of Catastrophe, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA Altered Space, Fine Arts Center – MODERN, Colorado Springs, CO 2007 Avatars of Beauty: Make Love With Sight, Deluge Gallery, Victoria, B.C. After Party, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA Home/Away, SPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 2006 Stuff It, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, New Jersey Projects 2006, PPG Wintergarden, Pittsburgh, PA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Regina Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 2005 Rhizome Artbase 101, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY La Spazzatura e Tornata, Ex Colonia, Ballabio, Italy Roll Rampant and Free, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA Live Video Karaoke, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA S.H.L., 801 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA Inkjet, Foreland Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 2004 Sloppy Slobbering Monster, The Bank, Kansas City, MO Buzzing Out on U, S, and A, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA The War Room, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA 2003 Go..Go.., Robotic Arts Exhibition, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA Portrait: Investigation of Self, Camberwell College of Art, London Institute, University of West England, Bristol 2002 Art is for Snobs III, The Legion, Bozeman, MT 2001 Graduating Seniors Exhibition, Helen Copeland Gallery, MSU Selected Bibliography: Kurt Shaw, “Romper Room Balances Order, Chaos,” Pittsburgh Tribune, Dec. 29, 2012 THE, Exhibition Announcement w/ image, August, 2012. Arriana Lombardi, “Be Here Now” w/ image, Pasatiempo, July 27, 2012. 13. Sculpture, Exhibition announcement w/ image, vol. 31 #1 (January 2012): 64. The Big Something, Artist Feature, KRCC Radio, Colorado College, January 16,17, 2012 Edie Adelstein, “Review: HIVE,” Colorado Springs, Independent, Aug. 27, 2011 Lauren Adams, “Visual Art at VIA Music and New Media Festival,” Temproary Art review, October 27, 2011 Robert Isenberg, “Unsmoke Artspace Brings the Woods to Town,” Pittsburgh City Paper, August 19, 2010 Kurt Shaw, “SPACE Exhibit Shows Pop Art’s Alive and Well,” Pittsburgh Tribune- Review, August 16, 2009 Eric Bookhardt, “Simon Says,” The Gambit, New Orleans, LA Pittsburgh Biennial 2008, limited edition exhibition catalogue, 2008 Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times, exhibition catalogue, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008 Roberta Fallon, “Robots For Arts Sake,” Philadelphia Weekly, August 6, 2008 Mary Thomas, “Film and Video get an expanded presence in PCA/Filmmakers Biennial Exhibit,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 31, 2008 Paul Ruggiero, “Taxidermied Critters Play a Video Game; Are you Just Gonna Watch?” Pittsburgh City Paper, July 24, 2008 Adrian McCoy, “Robots on the Loose” w/ image, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 23, 2008 Barton 2 Mary Thomas, “ ‘Gravity’ a Flight of Fancy” w/ image, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 2, 2008 Amanda Lundgren, “Different Strokes,” Colorado Springs Independent, June 19, 2008 Kurt Shaw, “Bigger Biennial,” Pittsburgh Tribune Review, May 8, 2008 Frances Gomeztangle, “Walking Into Walls,” Colorado Springs Independent, February 7, 2008 Mark Arnest, “Bold Art Alters Space,” Colorado Springs Gazette, February 1, 2008 Adrian McCoy, “Stomp and Think” w/ image, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 9, 2007 Jasmine Devonshire, “Avatars of Beauty” w/ image, White Hot Magazine, Summer ‘07, Victoria, B.C. “Not Just Sock Monkeys,” Atlanticville, September 8, 2006 Benjamin Genocchio, “Padded, Stuffed, and Packing a Punch,” New York Times, September 6, 2006 Mary Thomas, “Sculpture Garden,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 11, 2006 Gregory Knepp, “Truth in Advertising” w/ image, Pittsburgh City Paper, April 12, 2006 Sarah Boxer, “Web Works That Insist On Your Full Attention” w/ image, New York Times, June 28, 2005 Alexis Miller, “Precisely Pittsburgh: Scab Hockey League” w/ image, The Front, Pittsburgh, PA, April 11, 2005 “Art in the Age of Fast Production,” Kansas City Review, November, 2004 “Classy Welcome Back” w/ image. Rotorua Review, February 5, 2002