E d u c a t i o n

2007Master of Fine Arts, Californa State University, Long Beach, CA
2005Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

S o l o E x h i b i t i o n s

2019"On the Verge",   LSU Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
2018"Everything is everything",   L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Matt Wedel",   Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Matt Wedel",   Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2017-19   "Matt Wedel",   OMI International Art Center, The Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY
2017"Matt Wedel",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2016"Matt Wedel",   Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2015"Peaceable Fruit",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Matt Wedel",  Erskine Hall & Coe, London
2014-15   "Matt Wedel: Flower tree",   Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2014"Matt Wedel: Portrait",   Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2013"Sheep's Head",  LA Louver, Venice, CA
2012"Matt Wedel",  L.A. Louver, Sky room, Venice, CA
2010"Matt Wedel",  Second Floor Marfa, Marfa, TX
"Child flower tree landscape",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2009"Matt Wedel",  Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
2008"Matt Wedel, New work", California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
"Polar bears, cat and landscape",  Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA
2007"June in the Fall",  California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
"Child",  Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
"La-vender Tree",  Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA
"I've got wings on my mind",  SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA

G r o u p E x h i b i t i o n s

2018 "Evolver",   LA Louver, Venice, CA
2017 "On the Road: American Abstraction",   David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
2016"Fired Up: Monumental Clay",  Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
"LA Today",   Royale Projects, Los Angeles, CA
"Contemporary Ceramics",   Lincoln Center for the Performing and Visual Arts, Fort Collins, CO
"Visiting Artist Exhibition",   Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2015Environmental Impact: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum,
Oxnard CA
"Summer Exhibition",   Erskine Hall & Coe, London
"Sculpture",   L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Colors Defined",  Cohen Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
"Century City Sculpture, 2015",  organized by the Sculpture Committee of the Century City Chamber of Commerce Arts Council and the Century City Arts & Culture Foundation, The Hines Property, Los Angeles, CA
2013"MUCK: Accumulations, Accretions and Conglomorations",  Artizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ"
"Elemental",   The Stuart Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Ca–ada Flintridge, CA
"Group Show",   L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Lost Horizon: Landscape by Other Means",   Saint MaryŐs University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
2012"Matt Wedel: Figure",  Skyroom L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Stone Gravey",   Ameringer I NcEbery I Yohe, New York, NY
"Art 43 Basel",   International Art Fair, Basel, Switz.
2011"Elemental I Of the Earth",  The Sturt Haaga Gallery at Desconso Gardens, Los Angeles, CA
"Group Show",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Art 42 Basel", L.A. Louver, Basel, Switzerland
"Group Show",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
"Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation",  Brevard Art Museum,
Melbourne, FL
"Pieceable Kingdom",  Beacon Arts, Los Angeles, CA
"67th Scripps Annual",  Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA
2010"Salon 5",  Marine, Santa Monica, CA
2009"Group Show",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
A View from the Atlantic",  Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada
Rogue Wave",  L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2008"Lingua Franca",  Ellis Armory, Pittsburgh, PA
"G S E",  3P Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2007"Art Auction 12",  Long Beach Musum of Art, Long Beach, CA
"Underworld",  Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
"Meltdown",  Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
"Insights",  University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
"Fully Studded",  Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
"The Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition",  The Barbara & Ray Alpert Community Center, Long Beach, CA
"LA's Insurgents",  Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
2006"Wondergems",  Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Insights",  University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
"Enigma...Healing...Revelation",  Union Art Space, Santa Ana, CA

B i b l i o g r a p h y

2019 Ollman, Leah, Art in America, Review: Matt Wedel at La Louver
2018 Pagel, David, LA Times, Bright, blazing bursts of color enliven Matt Wedel's sculptures at LA Louver, Nov 27
Clark, Garth, Casita Confessions, Matt Wedel and Garth Clark Chew the Fat
Shaw, Michael, Visual Art Source, Matt Wedel
2016 Burman, Jenny, Cincinnati Magazine, Matt Wedel's sculptures are larger then life
LVL3, Artist of the week, Matt Wedel
2015 Knight, Christopher, LA Times, Matt Wedel 'Peaceable Fruit" ceramics has a hint of fiery epocalypse
Clark, Garth, CFile, Exhibition I "Peaceable Fruit" at L.A. Louver is Major Achievement
Wood, Eve, Artillery, Matt Wedel
Williams, Maxwell, Art Sy, Matt Wedel's Garden of Massive Ceramics Takes Root in L.A.
Slenske, Michael, Wallpaper Magazine (oiline), Florid ceramics: Matt Wedel presents 'Peaceable Fruit' at
LA Louver

2014Dambrot, Shana Nys, Art Ltd. Magazine, Matt Wedel
2013Whitney, Kathleen, Sculpture Magazine, Matt Wedel, LA Louver, November 2013 Vol. 32 No.9 pg. 76
CFile, Exhibition I Matt Wedel's Sheep's Head
Dacheux, Stacy, Beautiful/Decay, Matt Wedel's larger than life Ceramics Reunite us with our own innermost

children, May 20

Pagel, David, Los Angeles Times, A heady view of offbeat world, May 3
Goldman, Edward, Huffington Post, In the Art Ring: Newcomer Artist vs. Heavyweight Champion, April 16
Goldman, Edward, KCRW, In the Art Ring: Newcomer Artist vs. Heavyweight Champion, April 16
Muller, Mario, Glasstire, Southern California visual art, Matt Wedel at LA Louver, April 19
Calder, Diane, ArtScene, May
2012Ollman, Leah, Los Angeles Times, Peering into 'Clay's Tectonic Shift', January 29
2011The Fluidity of Clay, Hand Eye Magazine, June 9
Davies, Stacy, Inland Empire Weekly, Playing with Fire, February
McElroy, Gil, Ceramics Art and Perception, Matt Wedel, Issue 82
2010Bembnister, Theresa, Glasstire (Texas visual art online), Matt Wedel at Second Floor, September
Marfa Public Radio, Talk at 10, Interview with Tom Michael, August 20th
2009Schaer, Brianne: Daily49er, "Artwork profits to be donated to community", September 16
Buckley, Annie: THE Magazine - Los Angeles: Review, Rogue Wave, September
Upfront Exhibitions, Ceramics Monthly, Rogue Wave, pg. 26, October
Welles, Eleanore: Art Scene, 'Rogue Wave '09', pg. 21, September
Pagel, David: Los Angeles Times, Art review: 'Rogue Wave '09' at L.A. Louver Gallery, July 24
Taft, Catherine: The Saatchi Gallery Dally Magazine, 'Catherine Taft's top 10 summer shows in LA, July 23
Laden, Tanja: Flavor Pill, Rogue Wave: 10 Artists from Los Angeles, July 16,
Curcio, Seth: Daily Serving, Rogue Wave 09, July 14
Canadian Art: Matt Wedel/ Mary-Anne Wensley: Otherworldly Terrain, 03/19 Reproduction.
Matt Wedel, Exhibition Catalog: Saint Marys University Art Gallery, March 07 - April 09
2008Daily 49er Long Beach Art Museum removes sculpture, August 7 Reproduction.
Press-Telegram, Art Museum sends "Child" to his room, August 9, Cover, Reproduction
Dakota: Curbed LA, Orange Baby leaving Long Beach Museum, Egg Coming, August 5, 08 Reproduction.
www.apartmenttherapy.com/la, LA House Tour: The M House, February 1,
2007Press-Telegram, 'Child' draws adults' attention to museum, December 18 Cover, pg. 5 Reproduction.
Beachcomber, Long Beach Treasure, November 23 pg. 19. Reproduction.
District, Golden Child, November 21
LBUnion, Peeping Child, November 21
Douglas, Theo: District, Motherless 'Child', November 7 2007 Reproduction.
Black Book Magazine, Forget Stuffy Gallery, Think Salon, August 30

P u b l i c C o l l e c t i o n s

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia,  Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design,  Halifax, NS, Canada
Saint Marys University Art Gallery,  Halifax, NS, Canada
Long Beach Museum of Art,  Long Beach, CA
Grand Junction Child's Pediatric Hospital,  Grand Junction, CO

T e a c h i n g

2018Ohio University, Athens, OH
2011University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2010Rhoad Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2008-9Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS
2007-8California State University, Long Beach, CA
2007International Sculpture Intensive, Long Beach, CA