© 2013 by MICHELLE MATTHEWS

CONTACT & CV

Education:        

 

 

2020              A.I.R. Vallauris, Vallauris, France

2018-2019   Atelierhaus Hilmsen Residency, Wallstawe, Germany                                                       

2018             Residency, La Meridiana, International Centre of Ceramics Certaldo, Italy

2016             Block Fellow, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2015             Certificate of Achievement, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

1981             Bachelor of Arts, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2019              Resilient, Mother Dog Studio, Houston, TX

2018              Sculpted, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2016              Empty Spaces, a Sculpture Month Houston Exhibition, Galeria Regina, Houston, TX

2015              An Interpretations, Galeria Regina, Houston, TX

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2019              Ritual and the Rite of Resurrection of the Original, in collaboration with Jeff Forster, Art Galley,

                       Sawyer Yards, Houston, TX

                       Without Borders, (Co-Curated) Mönchskirche Museum, Salzwedel, Germany

2018              Out of Clay, A Sculpture Month Houston Exhibition, MFAH, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX

                       Clay Connection, Mönchskirche Museum, Salzwedel, Germany

                       Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay, HCC Central Campus, Art Gallery, Houston, TX

2017              Neoteric Ignition, TEAplusArt, Houston, TX

                       Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay, Stephen F. Austin State University, Cole Gallery,                                     Nacogdoches, TX 

2016              The Block, 2015 Glassell School of Art Fellows, Curator Sally Sprout, Williams Tower, Houston, TX

                       Sculpture Month Houston, Music and Sculpture: A Journey for the Senses, Houston, TX

2015               MFAH, Cullen Sculpture Garden Installation, Houston, TX

                        Nourish: ClayHouston Membership Exhibition, HCCC, Houston, TX

                       The University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition, Dallas, TX

                       Art in 3 Dimensions Invitational, Centro Cultural Aztlan, San Antonio, TX

                       Ceramics in the Environment, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

                       BLOCK Studio Exhibition, MFAH, Laura Blanton Gallery, Houston, TX

                       MFAH, Glassell School of Art, Kinder Morgan Exhibition Series, Houston, TX

                       Think & Make Tank, Organized by Lily Cox-Richard, Laura Blanton Gallery, Houston, TX

2014              Women Who Wood Fire, Invitational, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

                       Infinite Connections, Two-person show, Galeria Regina, Houston, TX

2013              Farewell Exhibition, Canal Street Gallery, Houston, TX

                       Organicity, in conjunction with NCECA, organized by Michelle Matthews, Mother Dog Studios,                             Houston, TX

                       Artifacts from the Inferno: Contemporary Wood-fired Ceramics, Jack Troy, Juror, Baltimore                                         Clayworks, MD

                        Visions In Clay Exhibition, Peter Held, Juror, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, CA

                        64 Arts 2013, National Juried Exhibition, Monmouth, IL

                        BAL National 2013, Beaumont, TX

                        Roughneck: A ClayHouston Exhibition, in conjunction with NCECA, HCCC, Houston, TX

                        Chowan University National Juried Exhibition 2013, Murfreesboro, NC

                        The University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition, Dallas, TX

                        47th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

2012                New Hampshire Institute of Art’s National Ceramic Biennial Exhibition, Manchester, NH

                         Across the Divide, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

                         46th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

2010                The Art of Fine Craft “Ceramics and Metals from Glassell”, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

                         Stretch ClayHouston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft juried show, Houston, TX

                        7 Women & Bill, Canal Street Gallery, Houston, TX

 

Publications:

 

2018              American ceramic artists exhibits in the Salzwedeler Mönchskirche, by Anke Pelczarski,                                               Diesdorf, Germany

                       Accountant has come to the sound, by A. Pelczarski, Jeetze-Courier, Salzwedel, Germany

                       Ceramics Inspired by the Region, by David Schroder, Salzwedeler Volksstimme, Salzwedel,                                     Germany

                       Limited Engagement: Michelle Matthews’ Raw Clay, by Perry Price, Executive Director, Houston                               Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2017              Michelle Matthews, ed., Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay, SFASU, Cole Gallery,                                           Nacogdoches, TX

2016             Stephanie Finnegan, “The Fine Art of Crafting with Clay” in Handmade Business, June 2016                                    (featured artist)

 

Curator:

 

2019             Without Borders, Mönchskirche Museum, Salzwedel, Germany   

2018             Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay, HCC Central Campus, Art Gallery,

                      Houston, TX                   

2017             Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay, Stephen F. Austin State University, Cole Gallery,                                    Nacogdoches, TX

 

 

Awards/Recognition:

 

2016             Visiting Artist at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2015             Merit Award Nourish: ClayHouston Membership Show, Houston, TX

2013             Honorable Mention, BAL National, Beaumont, TX

                      Honorable Mention and People’s Choice Award, Six Pack Show, Columbus, TX

                      Texas Clay Arts Association Featured Artist Series

                      Empty Bowls Houston Featured Artist

2010              Clay Arts Museum and Education Organization of Houston Emerging Artist, Houston, TX

 

 

Artist Talks:

 

2019              Resilient, Mother Dog Studio, Houston, TX

                       2018 Residencies, conversation with ClayHouston

2018              Out of Clay, conversation with Volker Eisele, Jeff Forster and Clara Hoag

                       Conversation with Joe Havel and Perry Price at Lawndale Art Center

2016               Talk with Laura A. L. Wellen at Galeria Regina

                        Visiting Artist, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX

2014               "Infinite Connections", Galeria Regina, Houston, TX

2013               Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, Roughneck: A ClayHouston Exhibition

                        in conjunction with NCECA

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