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Department of

Art, Architecture + Art History

Matt Rich, MFA

Lecturer, Visual Arts

Matt Rich has an MFA in painting and drawing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in visual art and history of art and architecture from Brown University. His paintings have been featured in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally, including at the Institute of Contemporary Art and Samsøn Projects in Boston, BravinLee and DODGEgallery in New York, and devening projects+editions in Chicago. He has received fellowships from the Terra Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His work has been reviewed by Modern Painters, Artforum, Art Papers and the Boston Globe.

Education

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BA, Brown University

 

Scholarly and Creative Work

Matt Rich has had solo exhibitions of his paintings at Project Row Houses in Houston, devening projects + editions in Chicago, the Suburban in Oak Park, IL, Samsøn Projects in Boston, MA, VOLTA NY art fair and Halsey McKay in East Hampton, NY. In the past three years, his work has been featured in group exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, Cottage Home and LACE in Los Angeles, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions in San Francisco, Galerie oqbo in Berlin, DODGEgallery and BravinLee Programs in New York. Rich's works are held in numerous private and public collections including the List Visual Arts Center at MIT and The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City. Rich has received fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Terra Foundation for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. His work has been reviewed by Modern Painters, Artforum, Art Papers and the Boston Globe.

Teaching Interests

Matt Rich has taught courses in drawing, painting, sculpture, two- and three-dimensional design, experiential design and art history.