Born 1978, Houston, Texas
Lives and works in Chicago, IL.

EDUCATION
2009
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Artist Residency)

2007-2009
MFA, University of Chicago, IL

2000-2004
BFA, University of North Texas, TX

SOLO / TWO- PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2015
Matthew Metzger / Megan Greene, Art EXPO, Chicago
An/other version of Be-longing, Regards, Chicago
That Which Can’t Be Played, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago

2013
The Other, Arratia Beer, Berlin
Matthew Metzger & Jennie C. Jones, Focus, Frieze Art Fair, New York
Waver, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago

2012
Be-Longing, Statements: Art |43| Basel with Arratia Beer, Switzerland
Backdrop, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago

2011
Locus, Sikkema & Jenkins Co., New York
Double Back, Arratia Beer, Berlin
Nocturne, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Three Specific Works, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago

2010
The Interrogative Remainder, DOVA Temp Gallery, Chicago

2009
No Sudden Moves, DOVA Temp Gallery, Chicago

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Touched For The Very First Time, LMP Gallery, Denver
Theory of Forms, Patron, Chicago
The Freedom Principle, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The Works, Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium

2013
A Study in Midwest Appropriation, HPAC, Chicago
The bindery Projects, Minneapolis, MN
Beyond The Object, Brand New Gallery, Milano Italy

2011
Color: Fully Engaged, A&D Gallery, Chicago
Mirages, Fountains & Dissociative Composition, Catherine Bastide Gallery, Brussels
The Erasers, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis

2010
Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
Angels, Kunz-Vis-Gonzales, Chicago
Stay In Your Lane, Swimming Pool Projects, Chicago

2009
Group Show for Daniel Pink, Vega Estates, Chicago
Our Literal Speed, Gallery 400, Chicago
Graduate Art Survey, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis

2008
Make Me an Offer, Gallery 350, Chicago
On Paper, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago

COMISSIONS
2011
Ghost, “Threshold” Series of new works commissioned by The SMART Museum of Art, Chicago, on view from October 2011- September 2012

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015
Ten: Karsten Lund Interviews Matthew Metzger, REGARDS, Chicago
Ten: Matthew Metzger Interviews Megan Greene, REGARDS, Chicago

2013
Other Spaces: SHIFTER 21- Edited by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath
Visiting Artist exhibition review of Paul Sietsema at The Museum of Contemporary Art,Chicago New City Issue October 30 – Nov. 5
What We Can Knot: SHIFTER 20- Edited by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath,

2012
Proposals: SHIFTER 19- Edited by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath,
Intention: SHIFTER 18- Edited by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath
Artforum, May Critics Pick for Backdrop
New American Painting, May review of Backdrop
Make-Space Chicago- interview

2011
Color: Fully Engaged Catalogue, Columbia College Chicago Press, A & D Gallery, September, pgs. 34-35
Artforum, January Critics Pick for Three Specific Works
Modern Painters, Artist Profile, May, pgs. 40-41
Chicago Magazine, May issue, Artist Profile, pgs. 17-18
CY Magazine, Artist Online Interview
Re____ing: SHIFTER 17- Edited by Matthew Metzger & Sreshta Rit Premnath, and re-printed in Vol. 23 Number 2 of Rethinking Marxism, Routledge Press, April

2010
Educating Intuition, Matthew Metzger & Maggie Taft, published in Internal Necessity:
a reader tracing the inner logics of the contemporary art field, edited by Jacqueline
Burckhardt & Tirdad Zolghadr, Sternberg Press, pgs. 150-154
Newcity Chicago: Artist Interview, April publication
The Gap- Exhibition essay for “Abnormal Formal” at KVG Gallery, Chicago