Detail, ‘Plastiglomer-pyrite’, cyanotype, copper sulfate, paint on linen. 40x30cm

6th – 28th February 2018

Lustre

Private views:

Tuesday February 6th 6.30 – 8.30pm
Thursday February 8th 6.30 – 8.30pm
Sunday February 11th 12.00 – 3.00pm

Open Days
Wednesday February 14th, 21st & 28th  12.00– 6.00pm

Viewing by appointment at other times.

For further information contact Jonathan Ross: Phone 07747 807576
or jross@gallery286.com

Subverting or imitating aesthetics arising from humankind’s impact on the environment, this mixed-media exhibition includes ceramic sculptures, crystalline paintings and a series of 24 cyanotypes.

 

Exhibitions at Gallery 286

 

Matt Gee's CV

EDUCATION 
2010-2012 Wimbledon College of Art- MA Fine Art
2007-2010 Norwich University of the Arts, UK- BA Fine Art- (2.1)
2006-2007 Farnham University of the Creative Arts, UK- Art Foundation- (Distinction)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2015 Matt Gee : Nutri Artifice, Gallery 286, London
2015 Matt Gee : Natural Simulations, Husk Gallery, London

RESIDENCIES 
2015 Fljotstunga Art Residency, Fljotstunga (Husafell), Iceland
2009 Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kunste (Art Academy), Karlsruhe, Germany

CURATORIAL 
2015 SWOOSH. , Rum Factory Project Space Wapping (Bow Arts), London
2014 Post Canvas Assmembly, Function Gallery, London

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2017
Inner_Other, Gossamer Fog, London
Window Sill, Griffin Gallery (Perimeter space), London
Future Histories, Project Space Wapping, London
Undead Painters Flash Salon III, Saturation Point, London

2016
Christmas Show, Gallery 286, London
Brainchild X Sonido Tropico, Micks Garage, Hackney Wick, London
Undead Painters Forum II, ASC Gallery, New Cross, London
The Bow Open, Nunnery Gallery, London
Art Shorts (part of Valletta Film Festival), Cafe Society, Malta
Of The Sea, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chatham
BYOB (by Brainchild Festival), Platform Southwark, London
cueB Open 2016, cubeB Gallery, London

2015
Things We Didn’t Have Before, Pump House Gallery, London
Toys (Are Us), The Crypt at St Pancras Church, London
Art Naked Frieze Week Exhibition, Library Members Club, London
Triad Frieze Week Auction, Triad Gallery, London
Undead Painters Forum, ASC Gallery, New Cross, London
Uprooted, Redlees Gallery, London
Pop Living, Schwartz Gallery, London

2014
Synthesis Cuts: Matt Gee/ Halina Rice (A-V Collaboration), Art Lacuna, London
Passion for Freedom, Embassy Tea Gallery, London
The Artfordable Fair, 13 The Gallery, London
Trispace Print Fair, Trispace Gallery, The Biscuit Factory, London
Stick em up, Husk, London
POST CANVAS ASSEMBLY (Curated by Matt Gee), Function Gallery (The Miller), London

2013

Open 2013, Peckham Space, London
Novelty, Asylum, London
Recovery, City Arts, Nottingham
Moving up, Galerie Vernon, Prague
Art Lacuna Prize, Art Lacuna, London
Not a Drop, 47-49 Tanner Street, London
Weather, Team Titanic Gallery, Berlin
Cartographies, The Crypt- St Martins in the Fields, London
Hot One Hundred, Schwartz Gallery, London
Remember Paradise (Inaugural exhibition), HUSK (Departure), London
Collision, Nancy Victor Gallery, London

2012
Part Two of Wrong door pop up project, Wrong door gallery, London
Art is for life not just for christmas, Cultivate Gallery, London
Wrong door pop up project, Wrong door Gallery, Broadway market, London
Kiss the future, Schwartz Gallery, London
Paper Nautilus, Nautilus press, London
Making things you normally wouldn’t make, Utrophia (Deptford X), London
Out of the Stable, Greenwich, London
Launch-Ceremony, Wimbledon space, London
What does your screen smell like?, The Garage, London
Zen Garden, Residence Gallery, London
Artist of Tomorrow Awards, Debut Contemporary, London
On Fire, Vauxhall fire station, London
Odds Against Tomorrow, Bearspace Gallery, London
Inclusions, The Stone Space, London
Memoria Technica, The Nunnery, London
InandOutBoard, Le Sorelle, London

2011
Stockholm Fringe Festival, Stockholm, Sweden
Outdoor sculpture exhibition, St Georges Gallery, London
Platform C: Emerging Art Show,The Vyner Street Gallery, London
Darling Buds, Parlour Project Space, London
Futura Bold, Futura Oblique, The Nunnery, London

2010
Hackney Wood Art Prize, The Residence Gallery, London
UFO Art Trail, Latitude Festival, Suffolk.
NUCA Degree Show 2010, Norwich
Real Phony, Colegate, Norwich
Resort, The Residence Gallery, London
Elements- Man and the Environment, The Forum, Norwich

2009
Showcase, Café 1001, London
Summer Exhibition, Kunstakademie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Suche WG Zimmer, Lichthof, Karlsruhe, Germany
Bread and Butter, R.K Burt Gallery, London
Bidder Bidder Bidder- EAST Project, Project Space, Norwich
The Late Shift, Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts, Norwich
We have nothing to say– EAST Project, Project Space, Norwich

2008 
Hans Brinker Budget Trophy, Hans Brinker, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Doctor Who Exhibition, Earls Court, London

2007
UCCA Students of Distinction show, The Maltings, Surrey Farnham
UCCA end of year show, Farnham UCCA, Surrey

AWARDS

2012 Shortlisted- Jealous Print Prize
2012 Shortlisted- Debut Contemporary Artists of Tomorrow
2009 British Council Erasmus essay certificate of merit winner

PRESS

Aesthetica Magazine – Interview and review on Matt Gee: Nutri Artifice, Gallery 286
Wall Street International – Review on Matt Gee: Nutri-Artifice, Gallery 286.
ArtLyst – Three young London Artists exhibiting in July – Article about Solo Show at Gallery 286
TRACTION Magazine – Interview on Solo Exhibtion at Husk Gallery (Natural Simulations)
The TRIAD – Review on Solo Exhibition at Husk Gallery (Natural Simulations)
REVma-/+ – Interview on Solo Exhibition at Husk Gallery (Natural Simulations)
Thvundermag Madrid – Artist of the Day feature.
Mo Studior – In Conversation with Matt Gee
South London Art Map – Interview on Curatorial project Post Canvas Assembly
SW Radio – interview on upcoming projects

PUBLICATIONS

Looking at Painting (Volume II) – Feature on work Pollen Microbe
Euro Digest -Cover Image for October / November Issue
Galleries Magazine (August 2015) – Feature and review on Matt Gee:Nutri-Artifice, Gallery 286.
AXIS NOTES 2015– Feature with Synthetic Agate Slices Elevating.
NUCA 2012 University prospectus – Degree show work featured.
Evening Standard Online – Trophy, from 2011 MA interim show featured.
Raum, Something to do with staples, Exhibition and book, The Netherlands
EAST International 2010 Catalogue, Two East Projects worked on and contributed work to Norwich Gallery in collaboration with artists from East International 2010.