Bio

Matthew Cox, visual artist
Curriculum Vitae


Solo Exhibitions:
 

August 2016, Fragmented Hosts, Fiberspace Gallery, Stockholm                                                                           January 2015, Thread Into Plastic, NYU Langonne Medical Center, NYC
September 2013, Avatars, Heartthrobs, Playboys and Warriors, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia
May 2012, Heartthrobs and Avatars, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago
April 2011, The Underpinnings of Paradise, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia
February 2011, Refresh, Reconstitute, Embellish, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
March 2010, VoltaNY [with Pentimenti Gallery], NYC
April 2009, A Moment on the Lips, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
November 2007, Recovery: Embroidered X-rays, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN
August 2007, Recovery: Embroidered X-rays, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago
January 2007, Seated Figures: Laps and Illustrated Sentences, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
October 2005, Thread Into Plastic, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago
February 2005, Embroidered X-rays, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles
April 2004, Painted, Stamped and Stitched, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
February 2004, Painted, Stamped and Stitched, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago
December 2002, Five Practical Uses for Capes, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
August 2002, Rubber Stamp Drawings, Sharen Wilson Gallery, Hammond, La.
December 2001, Elaborating on the Ordinary, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
 

Group Exhibitions:

June 2014, The Embroidered Image, Robert Mann Gallery, NYC
May 2012, Men at Work, Widmer and Theodoridis Contemporary, Zurich
December 2011, Prospect 2: Projects,  Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
September 2010, The Best Is Yet To Come, Pentimenti Gallery
December 2009, In Stitches, LTMH Gallery, NYC
August 2009, No, Seriously, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile Al
September 2006, Embroidered Stories/Knitted Tales, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
April 2006, New Blood Five, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville
February 2006, Atypical Portraiture, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky
January 2006, My Mother, The Nazi, Artist Network, NYC
October 2003, Saltline Biennial, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
October 2003, National Arts Challenge, Ohr-O’keefe Museum, Biloxi, MS
July 2003, Politics As Usual, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago
August 2002, Paperworks, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
April 2002, National Juried Exhibition, New Orleans Art Assn., New Orleans
July 2001, Black and White Show, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
July 2001, Fresh Faces, New Orleans Art Assn, New Orleans
April 2001, No Dead Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans
April 2001, 28th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
January 2001, Annual Juried Exhibition, New Orleans Art Assn, New Orleans
July 1999, Southeastern Juried Triennial, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
May 1996, Two Man Show, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

 

Awards:

2008,  Pew Charitable Trusts Fellow [Painting], Philadelphia, Pa.
2002-2003, Louisiana Division of the Arts Fellow
January 2001, First Prize, National Juried Exhibition, New Orleans Art Assn.

 

Art Fairs:
 

December 2012, Miami Project, with Pentimenti Gallery
December 2012, Art Miami, with Packer Schopf Gallery
November 2012, SOFA Chicago, with Packer Schopf Gallery
October 2012, Texas Contemporary, with Pentimenti Gallery
September 2012, Preview Berlin, with Widmer + Theodoridis Contemporary
June 2012, Volta8 Basel, with Widmer + Theodoridis Contemporary
May 2012, Pulse NY, with Pentimenti Gallery
December 2011, Pulse Miami, with Packer Schopf Gallery
December 2011, Aqua Miami, with Pentimenti Gallery
April 2011, Pulse NY, with Pentimenti Gallery
April 2010, Volta NY, with Pentimenti Gallery
 

 

Press:

Huffington Post, January 2015
Hi Fructose, January 2013
Surface Design Journal,The Altered Image, Summer 2012
Chicago Reader, Cover, April 2012
Huffington Post, April 2012
Wired UK, 2011
Juxtapoz Magazine, 2011
Philadelphia Enquirer, 2011
Times-Picayune, Feet may be the best..., April 2009;
Artscope, Thread Into Plastic, November 2005;
Chicago Reader, Blank Slate, November 2005;
Timeout Chicago, Thread Into Plastic, November 2005;
Fiber Arts, The Fiber of Our Being, October 2004;
Times-Picayune, Embroidered X-rays steal the show…,April 2004;
Times-Picayune, Cape Odd, December 2002;
Gambit Weekly, 5 Practical Uses for Capes, December 2002;
Times-Picayune, Top Ten shows of the year…, December 2001;
Times-Picayune, Double Exposure, Master of two media…, December 2001


Selected Collections: 

E. John Bullard
Beth Rudin DeWoody
Georgetown College Art Gallery
Angela Missoni
Museum Biedermann: Donaueschingen
New Orleans Museum of Art            
Progressive Insurance

 

Education: 

Parsons School of Design, New York  and Otis/Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles