Matt Saunders

 

1975             

born in Tacoma, USA

1997             

Harvard College, Cambridge, USA (B.A. Summa Cum Laude in Visual and Environmental Studies)

2002             

Yale University School of Art, New Haven, USA (M.F.A. Painting/Printmaking)

 

 

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2011

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

 

Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris

2010

Renaissance Society, Chicago, USA

 

People on Sunday, Harris Lieberman, New York

2009             

Harris Lieberman, New York, USA

2008             

“Censor’s Cuts”, Andreas Grimm München, Germany

 

Art Statements at Art Basel 39, Basel, Switzerland

2007             

”Prison Scene”, Martin Asbaek Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

”House Arrest”, Homie, Berlin, Germany

 

Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

2006             

Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

 

Harris-Lieberman, New York, USA

2004             

Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

 

“Co-Stars”, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

2003             

“Slept”, Lombard Freid, New York, USA

 

2 Video works, Sert Gallery, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, USA

2001             

“Screen Test”, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

1999             

In Vitro Alternative Space, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Holyoke Center (installation), Cambridge, USA

1997             

“Painted Page”, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2012

The 2012 deCordova Biennial, Lincoln, MA

2011

The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

2010

“Private View III”, Andreas Grimm München, Germany
Stop.Move, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
10th Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates
Katarina Burin, Matthew Hale, Matt Saunders, Ratio 3, San Francisco
Sassa Trülzsch Galerie Berlin, Germany
"Picaflor" at Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris

2009             

“Private View II”, Andreas Grimm München, Germany

 

“A Twilight Art”, Harris Lieberman, New York, USA

 

“Untitled (History Painting): Paiting and public life in the 21th Century”, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan, USA

 

“Unaddressed Circumventions: Folds from a failed suicide”, Gresham’s Ghost, New York, USA

 

“Passageworks”, (curated by Tara McDowell), MoMA, San Francisco, USA

 

“Dr.Wax captures the big and small machines”, organized by Geof Oppenheimer, DOVA Temorary University of Chicago´s Department of Visual Arts, Chicago, USA

2008            

“Freeway Balconie”s, (curated by Collier Schorr), Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany

 

Art Foundation Mallorca Collection, Centro Cultural Andratx, Spain         

2007             

“Sweet Birth of Youth”, (curated by Hedi Slimane), Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

 

“Sommer 2007“, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

2006             

“All the best: The Deutsche Bank Collection and Zaha Hadid”, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

 

“Sommer 2006“, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

 

“Zurück zu Figur. Malerei der Gegenwart“, Kunsthalle der Hypo- Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany

 

All American”, Wilmer Hale, Berlin, Germany
”Liquid Paper – Pure Land”, Ratio 3, San Francisco, USA

2005            

”Founders Day”, Grimm|Rosenfeld, New York, USA

 

“The Parable Show”, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

 

“Hallucinations”, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

 

“Log Cabin”, Artists Space, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, New York, USA

2004             

“Hotel Hollywood“, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria

 

”She’s Come Undone”, Artemis Greenberg VanDoren Gallery, New York, USA

 

“Private View”, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

 

“Works on Paper”, Southfirst, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2003                             

“Lazarus Effect”, (curated by Lauri Firstenberg), Prague Biennial 1, National Gallery Veletrzni Palac, Prague, Czech Republic

 

“Fair Play”, Play Gallery for Still and Motion Pictures, Berlin, Germany

 

“Game Over”, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany        

2002             

“On Paper”, Galerie Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany

 

MFA Thesis Show, 2002, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, USA

 

”Immediate Gesture”, Lombard Freid, New York, USA

 

“Enough About Me”, (curated by Deborah Kass), Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2001             

B-Hotel, P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York, USA

 

Wight Biennial 2001, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

 

Yale Norfolk Summer Exhibition, Norfolk, USA

 

Yale University School of Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

 

“And she will have your eyes...”, Salon de Mars, Geneva, Switzerland

2000             

“Drawings and Photographs”, Matthew Marks Gallery New York, (Benefit Exhibition for the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts), USA

 

MFA 2002, Yale University School of Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

1999             

Art Unlimited (booth), Analix Forever, Basel, Switzerland

 

Beyond Flaming, Galerie-Atelier A48, Grenoble, France

 

Holyoke Center, (curated by Scott Rothkopf), Cambridge, USA

 

Studio NW, New York, USA

 

Adams House Art Space, Cambridge, USA

 

 

 

 

Prizes and Grants

 

 

2001             

Robert Schoelkopf Fellowship

1997             

Louis Sudler Prize

 

Thomas T. Hoopes Prize