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Matt WILLIAMS/@actiondad

actiondad@gmail.com                                                                                                                         

(617) 733 6177     

EDUCATION     

2016. Rhode Island School of Design, MFA Photography.

1995. University of Maine-Orono, Secondary School Teaching Certificate Program.

1989. University of Wisconsin-Madison, BA: Radio, Television, Film.

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS  (* solo show)

2019 (Upcoming) SPE Northeast Juried Exhibition, Red Eye Gallery, Providence, RI.

2018 Place(Holder), Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA.

         30 from 10,  PushDot Studio, Portland, OR.                                                                                               

2017 Everything Happens (1976),  Proof Gallery, Boston, MA. *

2016 Certain Things,  ClampArt, New York, NY.

          Performing Decay,  Open Aperture Gallery, Newport, RI.

          Prisoner’s Cinema,  Gelman Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI.

2015 In Our Company,  Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI.

          The Proximity Paradox,  The Design Center, Providence, RI. *

2014 RISD Photo Triennial,  Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.

          The Things We Carry,  Courtyard Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

2013 Genetic Material,  Atrium Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA.

          PRC Student Exhibition,  Photographic Resource Center at Boston University.

2012 Photo-Area Show,  Grossman Gallery, SMFA, Boston, MA.

         Can You Hear Me Now?,  Stone Crop Gallery, Ogunquit ME.

         The Backyards of Somerville,  Hi 'n Dry Gallery, Somerville, MA.*

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURES    

2018. Emerson University, Boston, MA.

2017. University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA.

2016. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

2016. Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA.  

PUBLICATIONS: PRINT & WEB

AINT-BAD Magazine No. 14, 2019 Annual, September 2019.

INCANDESCENT Magazine No. 16, September, 2019.

“Everything Happens (1976)”, FRACTION MAGAZINE No. 106, January 2018.

http://www.fractionmagazine.com/matt-williams

“Soft Proof”, AINT-BAD Magazine Online December 2017.

https://www.aint-bad.com/article/2017/12/05/matt-williams-soft-proof/

Reflections on the Burden of Men, published September, 2017.

-review: Reflecting on the Burden We Share: ROTBOM. Big, Red and Shiny, 9-29-17.

http://bigredandshiny.org/36407/reflecting-on-the-burden-we-share-rotbom/

“Pictures Without Words”, STRANT Magazine, Volume 001, Issue 002. July 2017.

www.strantmag.com/pictures-without-words-volume-001-issue-002/

“Guest Room”, DER GREIF Online. Tiina Rauhala curator. May 2017.

dergreif-online.de/guest-room/tiina-rauhala/

PAPERSAFE Magazine Issue #08 “Close Distance” Paolo Morales curator. March 2017.

“What Will You Remember?”, Elin Spring, April 2016.

elinspringphotography.com/blog/2016-risd-fine-art-portfolios/

“Agency”, AINT-BAD Magazine Online February 2016.

www.aint-bad.com/article/2016/02/13/matt-williams/

AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS

Santa-Fe 100, Review Santa Fe, 2017.

Jason Fulford, Sara Terry, Anthony Bannon selection committee.

BOOKS

WHEN I FELL TO EARTH, (in progress)

EVERYTHING HAPPENS, ©2016

1976, ©2016

HOW TO MAKE CONTEMPORARY ART, VOLUME 04: THE STILL LIFE, ©2014

phoneTASTIC, ©2012

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018 - current. Adjunct faculty, Art History Department, Institute of Art and Design at NEC (formerly                               New Hampshire Institute of Art), Manchester, NH.

2018 - current. Part-time faculty, College of Arts, Media and Design, Northeastern University, Boston,                             MA.

2018. Teaching Assistant, Photography and Videography, Northeastern University Dialogue of                          Civilizations program, Thingeyri, Iceland.

2017 - current. Adjunct Professor of Photography, Boston University Summer Studio’s program,                                       Boston, MA.

2017 - current. Photography Instructor, Boston University Summer Challenge program, Boston, MA.

2016. Adjunct Professor of Photography, RISD, Providence, RI.

2015. Teaching Assistant, Photography and Videography, Northeastern University Dialogue of                          Civilizations program, Skagastrond, Iceland.

2015. Teaching Assistant, Photography Department, RISD, Providence, RI.

1995/96. Classroom Teacher, Ellsworth Middle School, Ellsworth, ME.