JEN GRAVES - THE STRANGER, Oct. 29. 2009
Seattle's Only Newpaper
Art is Embarrassing

REGINA HACKETT - Another Bouncing Ball, 2009
Matthew Offenbacher - the flash of soul

JOEY VELTKAMP'S - Best Of!, 2009
BEST OF RECOMMENDS OFFENBACHER & DE LOS REYES





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MATTHEW OFFENBACHER


EDUCATION
1995
Bachelor of Arts, Tufts University, Medford, MA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009
C.A.T., Howard House, Seattle, WA

2007
Captain of a huckleberry party, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

2006
God, sex, the great outdoors, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

2005
Beaver Painting , Quint Contemporary Art, , San Diego, CA

2004
New Paintings, Quint Contemporary Art, , San Diego, CA

PROJECTS
2009
The Gift Shop, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008
La Especial Norte, a 'zine for artists' writings, Seattle, WA (ongoing)
Llight Show For UNESCO, Howard House, Seattle, WA

2005
A special project for Bard Hall at the First Unitarian Church, San Diego, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009
Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
Second Peoples, The Helm Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2008
Weighing and Wanting: Selections from the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

2007
SCOPE Art Fair, Howard House Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2006
Skid Row, Howard House Contemporary Art, Aqua Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL

2005
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Sculpture on the Floor, Wall & Ceiling, Quint Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2004
Singing My Song, ACME., Los Angeles, CA


BIBLOGRAPHY
2009
Graves, Jen, "Especial," The Stranger Slog, July 8
Graves, Jen, "Indian Gifts," The Stranger, April 21

2008
Graves, Jen, "The Back Room", The Stranger, December 4, p. 21
Graves, Jen, The Stranger Podcast, audio interview, May 15
Graves, Jen, "The Artists Speak", The Stranger, April 30

2007
Graves, Jen, "Hug, Heavey Clunky Things, White Weasels," The Stranger, 10/11/07, p.33
Hackett, Regina, "Matthew Offenbacher 'Weaves' Paint Into Art," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 10/19/07, p. 34

2006
Lippens, Nate, "What's Happening", Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 9/29/2006, p.35

2005
Pincus, Robert, “Animal House“. San Diego Union Tribune, 6/9/2005, Night & Day, p.41.

2004
Reed, Victoria, “Matthew Offenbacher at Quint Contemporary", Artweek, 4/2004, pp. 22-23.

2003
Pincus, Robert, “Down on the Farm”, San Diego Union Tribune, 12/18/2003, Night & Day, p.41.

AWARDS
2009
Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award, Seattle Art Museum


TEACHING AND LECTURES
2009
"The Experience Painting Project," workshop, Seattle Art Museum

2008
"Fresh Impressions," guest lecture (with Jeffry Mitchell), Seattle Art Museum

2004
University of California, San Diego. Visiting Artist, Winter 2004

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Mike & Cathy Casteel, Seattle
Merrill Wright, Seattle

WRITING
2009
"Green Gothic", La Especial Norte (#4, June), Seattle, WA

2008
"Black Fu Dogs" La Especial Norte (#2, September), Seattle, WA
"The Underground Tour", La Especial Norte (#1, April), Seattle, WA