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Solo Exhibitions

2015

Matt Wedel, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Matt Wedel: Flower Tree, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2014

Matt Wedel: Portrait, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2013

Sheep's Head, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2012

Matt Wedel, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2010

Matt Wedel, Second Floor, Marfa, TX, USA

Child Flower Tree Landscape, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2009

Matt Wedel, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada

2008

Matt Wedel, New Work, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

Polar Bears, Cat and Landscape, Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA, USA

2007

June in the Fall, Werby, Gatov Gallery, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

Child, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA

La-vendor Tree, Space Craft Studio, San Diego, CA, USA

I've Got Wings On My Mind, SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA, USA

Group Exhibitions

2015

Abstraction, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Matt Wedel and Matt Merkel-Hess, Kennedy Art Museum, Athens, OH, USA

Colors Defined, Cohen Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA

Century City Sculpture 2015, organised 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, USA

2013

MUCK: Accumulations, Accretions and Conglomorations, curated by Peter Held, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ, USA

Elemental, The Stuart Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La CaƱada Flintridge, CA, USA

Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Lost Horizon: Landscape by Other Means, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada

2012

Matt Wedel: Figure, Skyroom, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Stone Gravy, curated by David Pagel, Ameringer McEnery, Yohe, NY, USA

Art 43 Basel, International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

2011

Loose Canon, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Art 42 Basel, International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL, USA

Pieceable Kingdom, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA, USA

67th Scripps Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA, USA

2010

Salon 5, Marine, Santa Monica, CA, USA

2009

Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

A View from the Atlantic, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada

Rogue Wave, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, USA

2008

Lingua Franca, Ellis Armory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

GSE, 301 Pine Gallery, Long Beach, CA, USA

Projection, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA, USA

2007

Art Auction 12, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA, USA

Underworld, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA, USA

Meltdown, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA, USA

Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA, USA

Fully Studded, San Oblique, Venice, CA, USA

The Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition, The Barbara and Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center, Long Beach, CA, USA

LA's Insurgents, San Oblique, Venice, CA, USA

2006

Wondergems, Loyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Insights, University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA, USA

Enigma...Healing...Revelation, Union Art Space, Santa Ana, CA, USA

2005

Nippon Steel Artist Appreciation, Nippon Steel, Chicago, IL, USA

2004

Parsons Consulting, Parsons Consulting, Chicago, IL, USA

2003

First Annual Collegiate Artists Competition, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA

2002

26th Annual Student Exhibition, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO, USA

Public Collections

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Grand Junction Child's Pediatric Hospital, Grand Junction, CO, USA

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS, Canada

Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada

Publications

2014

Shana Nys Dambrot, Matt Wedel, Art Ltd. Magazine

2013

Kathleen Whitney, Matt Wedel, LA Louver, Sculpture Magazine, November 2013, Vol. 32, No. 9, pg. 76

Matt Wedel's Sheep's Head, CFile

Stacy Dacheux, Matt Wedel's Larger than Life Ceramics Reunite Us with Our Own Innermost Children, Beautiful/Decay, May 20th

David Pagel, A Heady View of Offbeat World, Los Angeles Times, May 3rd

Edward Goldman, In the Art Ring: Newcomer Artist vs. Heavyweight Champion, Huffington Post, April 16th

Edward Goldman, In the Art Ring: Newcomer Artist vs. Heavyweight Champion, KCRW, April 16th

Mario Muller, Matt Wedel at LA Louver, Glasstire, Southern California Visual Art, April 19th

Diane Calder, ArtScene, May

2012

Leah Ollman, Peering into 'Clay's Tectonic Shift, Los Angeles Times, January 29th

2011

The Fluidity of Clay, Hand Eye Magazine, June 9th

Stacy Davies, Playing with Fire, Inland Empire Weekly, February

Gil McElroy, Matt Wedel, Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 82

2010

Theresa Bembnister, Matt Wedel at Second Floor, Glasstire (Texas Visual Art Online), September

Interview with Tom Michael, Marfa Public Radio, Talk at 10, August 20th

2009

Brianne Schaer, Artwork Profits to be Donated to Community, Daily49er, September 16th

Annie Buckley, Los Angeles: Review, Rogue Wave, The Magazine, September

Upfront Exhibitions, Rogue Wave, Ceramics Monthly, pg. 26, October

Eleanore Welles, Art Scene, Rogue Wave '09, pg. 21, September

David Pagel, Art Review: 'Rogue Wave '09 at LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles Times, July 24th

Catherine Taft, Catherine Taft's Top 10 Summer Shows in LA, The Saatchi Gallery Daily Magazine, July 23rd

Tanja Laden, Rogue Wave: 10 Artists from Los Angeles, Flavor Pill, July 16th

Seth Curcio, Rogue Wave '09, Daily Serving, July 14th

Canadian Art: Matt Wedel/Mary-Anne Wensley: Otherworldly Terrain, Reproduction, March 19th

Exhibition Catalogue, Matt Wedel, Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, March 7th - April 9th

2008

Long Beach Art Museum Removes Sculpture, Daily 49er, Reproduction, August 7th

Art Museum Sends 'Child' to his Room, Press-Telegram, Cover, Reproduction, August 9th

Orange Baby Leaving Long Beach Museum, Dakota: Curbed LA, Egg Coming, Reproduction, August 5th

LA House Tour: The M House, www.apartmenttherapy.com/la, February 1st

2007

'Child' Draws Adults' Attention to Museum, Press-Telegram, Cover, Reproduction, pg. 5, December 18th

Long Beach Treasure, Beachcomber, Reproduction, pg. 19, November 23rd

Golden Child, District, November 21st

Peeping Child, LBUnion, November 21st

Theo Douglas, Motherless 'Child', District, Reproduction, November 7th

Forget Stuffy Gallery, Black Book Magazine, Think Salon, August 30th

Teaching Positions

2012

Invited Artist, International Sculpture Intensive, Long Beach, CA, USA

2011

Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

2010

Adjunct Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA

2009

Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Nova Scotia College of Design, Halifax, NS, Canada

2008

Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

2007

Invited Artist, International Sculpture Intensive, Long Beach, CA, USA

Graduate Student Teaching, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

2006

Graduate Teaching Assistant, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

2005

Ceramic Instructor, Princess Cruise, AK, USA

Education

2007

Master of Fine Arts, California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

2005

Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA