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Matthew Deleget is an artist, curator, and arts worker. Matthew has exhibited his work nationally and internationally, including solo and group exhibitions in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. His work was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. His additional museum exhibitions include MoMA/P.S.1 (Long Island City, NY); Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, NY); Herbert F. Johnson Museum (Ithaca, NY); Bass Museum of Art (Miami, FL); and Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (Indianapolis, IN).

Matthew’s work has been reviewed in Artforum, The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Flash Art, Artnet Magazine, and The Philadelphia Inquirer, among others. He is a member of American Abstract Artists, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Artist Advisory Committee, and the board of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

In 2003, Matthew founded MINUS SPACE (www.minusspace.com), a platform for reductive art on the international level based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2006, he has organized nearly 50 solo and group exhibitions at both MINUS SPACE’s gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn, as well as other collaborating venues on the national and international levels, including in Mexico, Belgium, Australia, and New Zealand.

MINUS SPACE exhibitions have been reviewed in Art in America, Artcritical, Artforum, Artnet Magazine, ArtNews, The Brooklyn Rail, Houston Public Radio, Huffington Post, The New Criterion, New York Magazine, NYFA Current, New York Sun, Time Out New York, Village Voice, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

Matthew is represented by Alejandra von Hartz Gallery (Miami, FL); Peter Blake Gallery (Laguna Beach, CA); and Gallery Sonja Roesch (Houston, TX). He holds an MFA in Painting and an MS in Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. He holds a BA in Art and German from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN. Matthew lives with his wife, artist Rossana Martinez (www.rossanamartinez.com), and son Mateo in Brooklyn, NY.

 

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born
1972 in Hammond, Indiana

lives
Brooklyn, New York

education
1997
M.F.A. in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
M.S. in Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1994
Studied at Università Internazionale dell’Arte, Venice, Italy
B.A. in Art and German, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN

1992-93
Studied at University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

solo/two-person exhibitions
2014
Vanitas, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Dr. Julius / AP, Berlin, Germany (with Hartmut Böhm)

2013
Ponte Duro/Get Hard, Temporary Contemporary, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; Curated by Bryan Granger, Knight Curatorial Fellow

2012
Pictures at an Exhibition, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
Ceremony, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL

2011
U.turn Art Space, Cincinnati, OH
Matthew Deleget / John Nixon, Raeto Studer Architekten, Basel, Switzerland

2010
Color Climate, Alejandra von Hartz Gallery, Miami, FL (with David E. Peterson)
The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand

2009
Project Space Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2008
Matthew Deleget & Michael Zahn, ie. Contemporary Art Projects, Toowoomba, Australia

2007
Sydney Non Objective (SNO), Sydney, Australia (catalogue)

2006
Mind Games, PS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Greetings from Brooklyn, Hebel_121, Basel, Switzerland
Brown Out, Studer Strasser Architekten, Basel, Switzerland
H29, Brussels, Belgium

2004
Home, David Allen Art & Design Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Archetypes, Gallery 402, NY; Curated by Leah Oates

1997
Cosmica, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY

1993
Drawings, Central College of Iowa, Vienna, Austria

selected group exhibitions
2014
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Curated by Stuart Comer, Anthony Elms & Michelle Grabner
Spitball, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Progress Report
Hard-Edge Abstraction: Paintings and Works on Paper, Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY; Curated by Kasarian Dane & Catherine Tedford
New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA; Curated by Joan Backes
Private View. By Appointment., Dr. Julius / AP, Berlin, Germany
MFA Alumni Exhibition, Steuben Galleries, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Sydney Non Objective Turns 100, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney, Australia
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Selections III: An Exhibition of Art from the UTC Permanent Collection, Cress Gallery of Art, The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
ISSUE Project Room Benefit Auction, Brookyn, NY

2012
Notations: The Cage Effect Today, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY; Curated by Joachim Pissarro, Julio Grinblatt & Bibi Calderaro
FutureShock OneTwo, dr. julius | ap, Berlin, Germany
Pratt Alumni Painters, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY; Curated by Nick Battis
75th Anniversary: American Abstract Artists International, parisCONCRET, Paris, France
ArtObama Benefit Auction, Brooklyn, NY
Bronx Museum of the Arts Benefit Art Auction, Bronx, NY
Cue Art Foundation Benefit Art Auction, New York, NY

2011
Colour Light Time, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Organized by David Thomas
The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY; Organized by Progress Report
Back to Basics: 1st International Festival of Non-Objective Art, Pont de Claix, Grenoble, France; Organized by Roland Orépük
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Alumni Exhibition, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
75th Anniversary: American Abstract Artists International, Deutscher Künstlerbund Projektraum, Berlin, Germany
arteBA Art Fair, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gifting Abstraction, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY; Curated by Mariangeles Soto-Diaz
Abstraction to the Power of Infinity, Ice Box / Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Curated by Janet Kurnatowski

2010
Mostly Monochrome, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
Paper! Awesome!, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA; Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch
American Abstract Artists International, The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, Otranto, Italy
25 - 25 IS Box, Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia
Cytoarchitecture, Techno Park Studios, Melbourne, Australia
Colour Light Time, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand; Organized by David Thomas
Easy Show, Kamer Laakkwartier, The Hague, The Netherlands
Informal Relations: : Contemporary Works on Paper, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN; Curated by Scott Grow
Wish You Were Here Benefit, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
artistsFOR Haiti Benefit Auction, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
Soapbox II: Benefit Auction for The Laundromat Project, Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY
International Kids Fund Wonderfund Art Auction 2010, Villa 221, Miami, FL

2009
1/1…1/100, GKG/Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Germany; Curated by Susannah Cremer-Bernbach
Monochrome Utopia, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY; Organized by Li-Trincere
10 Years PS Amsterdam 1999-2009, Kunstruimte 09, Groningen, The Netherlands
10 Years of Hebel_121, Hebel_121, Basel, Switzerland
Abstract Realities, University of Southern Queensland Gallery, Toowoomba, Australia
Accrochage, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Party at Chris’s House, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Phong Bui
We go far…And way back, SHOW, Staten Island, NY; Curated by Victoria Munro
Partners in Love & Art, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Lynn Saville
Touch of Faith, Semantics Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones
Selected Contemporary Work from the Permanent Collection, Part 1 (1998-2001), Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Stayin’ Alive Benefit Auction, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
BAMart Silent Auction Benefit, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Non-Objectif Sud Benefit, Gary Snyder Project Space, New York, NY

2008
MINUS SPACE, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / MoMA, Long Island City, NY; Curated by Phong Bui
Presque Rien 2, Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK; Curated by Gavin Turk & Cedric Christie
Inside Out, ie. Contemporary Art Projects, Toowoomba, Australia
Considerable, Studio O, Artstreet, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH; Curated by Jeffrey Cortland Jones
Spring Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
La vie en rond, H29, Brussels, Belgium
American Abstract Artists: Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Drawing a Conclusion, Peloton, Sydney, Australia; Curated by Danny Lacy
Drawing a Conclusion, Hell Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Curated by Danny Lacy
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, Sydney College of the Arts Gallery, Sydney, Australia; Organize by Tilman & CCNOA (catalogue)
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand; Organized by Tilman & CCNOA (catalogue)
Non Objectif Sud Fundraiser, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY

2007
This exhibition…, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Pierogi Flatfiling, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany; Curated by Joe Amrhein & Leif Magne Tangen
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands; Curated by Tilman (catalogue)
Continuum: In Celebration of 70 Years of American Abstract Artists, St. Peters College Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Radius, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
Subspecies, Tobey Fine Art, New York, NY
Pacific Street: Julian Dashper, Matthew Deleget, Simon Ingram & Rossana Martinez, rm103 Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Material Matter, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Katherine Griefen (catalogue)
Breaking the White Light, Platform, New York, NY; Curated by Scott Malbaurn
New Advances in Abstract Painting, Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY
Und Jetzt, IS, Leiden, The Netherlands
BAMart Silent Auction Benefit, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Non Objectif Sud Fundraiser, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
FlashPop: Benefit Auction for the New York Foundation for the Arts, Location One, New York, NY
5×7 On the Road: Houston, Benefit for Arthouse & Glasstire, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Wish You Were Here: Benefit for A.I.R. Gallery, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Minimalisms, Gallery W 52, The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY; Curated by Rachel Howe, Dinaburg Arts (catalogue)
Presentational Painting III, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY; Curated by Gabriele Evertz (catalogue)
Take Off, Hebel_121, Basel, Switzerland
Matthew Deleget, Daniel Levine & Tilman, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Non Objectif Sud 2006, La Barallière, Tulette, France
transit — abstract I, II, III, project space Henselmann Tower, Berlin, Germany
Works on Paper, Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX
Inaugural Exhibition, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT
Blame It On Rio: Benefit Auction for the New York Foundation for the Arts, White Box, New York, NY

2005
Ideal: Selections from the American Abstract Artists, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Rene Lynch
By the Numbers, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY; Curated by Millie Burns
Optical Simulations, Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, NY; Curated by Jill Conner
BAMart Silent Auction Benefit, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Postcards from the Edge: Visual AIDS Benefit, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
100 Works on Paper Benefit, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Benefit Auction, The Tank, New York, NY

2004
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY
Ceremonial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY
4 x 4 x 4, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
All the Numbers I Know, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Meridith McNeal
Composition in Hi-Fi, David Allen Art & Design Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003
For and Because, Spaceworks Gallery / The Tank, NY
Pratt Alumni Exhibition, Williamsburg Art & Historical Canter, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Scratch, Arena Gallery, NY
The Armory Show: The International Fair of New Art, through Pierogi, NY
Scope Art Fair, through Arena Gallery, NY
The Complexity of Simplicity, New York Law School, NY; Curated by Kanitra Fletcher
Winter Benefit Auction, d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY

2001
Taking Stock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
FFWD Miami: Contemporary Art Fair, through Arena Gallery, Miami, FL
Stockholm Art Fair, through Arena@Feed Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Brooklyn, New Work, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, NY; Curated by Linda Francis, Artist
Drawings, The Joe and Emily Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild, NY; Curated by Jim Furlong, Lowe Gallery
Four Years at the WAH, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Lucky Draw Benefit Exhibition, The Joe and Emily Lowe Gallery at Hudson Guild and Rush Arts Gallery, NY
Winter Benefit Auction, d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY

2000
20 Years of the Artist in the Marketplace Program (flatfiles), Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Line, Arena@Feed Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena@Feed Gallery
Bridges, d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Waqas Wajahat, Knoedler & Company
Meat Market Art Fair, through Arena@Feed Gallery, Meat Market/Chelsea, NY, NY
Location, www.BrooklynArt.com (web exhibition), Curated by Renee Riccardo, Arena@Feed Gallery
Mapping Spaces, New York Mercantile Exchange Building, NY; Curated by Heidi Neilson, Artist
Winter Benefit Auction, d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac), Brooklyn, NY

1999
Live Action Painting, performance event in conjunction with the DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
San Francisco International Art Expo., through Gallery Joe, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
Drawing Rules, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)
Orange, Holland Tunnel Art Projects, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Karen Hyde, Artist
Mapping Spaces, Old Church Cultural Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ; Curated by Heidi Neilson, Artist
PS 122 Annual Benefit, PS 122 Gallery, NY

1998
Artist in the Marketplace 1998, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY (catalogue)
Five & Ten, a component of the exhibition Seeing Money, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Calculus of Transfiguration, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Higher Worlds, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
Paper Works, Chongro Gallery, Seoul, Korea; Curated by Kyung-Ja Hwang (catalogue)
Intersections, Stevens-George Gallery, Hammond, IN (catalogue)
Williamsburg Bridges Tibet, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Summer Exhibition, Combo. Co. Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Works on Paper, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX
National Print & Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC (catalogue)
21st Annual Small Works, New York University, NY
PS 122 Annual Benefit, PS 122 Gallery, NY

1997
Downtown Arts Festival, New York City Student Exhibition, West Chelsea Arts Building, NY; Curated by Simon Watson, Downtown Arts Festival; Fereshteh Daftari, MoMA; Charlotta Kotik, The Brooklyn Museum of Art; and Martin Eisenberg, Collector
Wabash Alumni Exhibition, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN
Pratt M.F.A., Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY; Curated by Graham Nickson, New York Studio School
Graduate Student Symposium, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Curated by Michael Brenson, The New York Times; Guest Critics: Simon Watson, Downtown Arts Festival; Peter Schjeldahl, Village Voice; Janet Koplos, Art in America; and Donald Kuspit, Author and Art Critic
Group Exhibition, Art Student Showcase, NY
The Shoe Project, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Organized by Cyrilla Mozenter

1996
Artists Listen to the Earth, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Out of Print, exhibition in conjunction with the conference Writing the Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Lend Me Your Ears, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; Organized by Cyrilla Mozenter

1995
Assembled #5, 450 Broadway Gallery, NY
Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez, Gathered & Sewn Sculptures, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Matthew Deleget, Rossana Martinez, Hector Manuel Roman, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

awards/honors
2013
The Golden Rule Foundation, Camden, ME (2006-2013)

2012
Annual Benefit Honoree, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2007
Artist in Residence, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

2005
Community Arts Regrant Program, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
Elected Member of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Artist Advisory Committee

2004
Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters Art Awards, New York, NY
Community Arts Regrant Program, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
Elected Member of American Abstract Artists

2000
Workspace Program (Alternate), Dieu Donne Papermill, NY

1998
Artist in the Marketplace Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY

1997
Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Graduate Art History, Theory and Criticism, Pratt Institute, NY

1996
Research Grant in Art History, Theory and Criticism, Pratt Institute, NY

1994-97
Graduate Assistantship in Art History, Theory and Criticism, Pratt Institute, NY

1994
Paul J. Husting Award for Outstanding Work in Art, Wabash College, IN

1990-94
Fine Arts Fellowship, Wabash College, IN

catalogs
Whitney Biennial 2014. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 2014; Essay by Michelle Grabner, Interview with David Pagel.
Notations: The Cage Effect Today. Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, 2012.
FutureShock OneTwo. dr. julius | ap, Berlin, Germany, 2012.
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2011.
The Working Title. Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY, 2011.
Back to Basics: 1st International Festival of Non-Objective Art. Pont de Claix, Grenoble, France, 2011.
K09 2008-2010. Kunstruimte 09, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2010.
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble. The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2009.
SNO 30. Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia, 2007.
Material Matter. Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY, 2007; Essay by Kat Griefen.
My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble. Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands, 2007.
Presentational Painting III. Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, 2006; Essays by Gabriele Evertz, Abbey Ryan and John Cox.
Minimalisms. Dinaburg Arts/Gallery W 52, New York, NY, 2006; Essay by Joao Ribas.
4 x 4 x 4. New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA, 2004; Preface by Linda Francis, Artist.
Drawing Rules. Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA, 1999.
Intersections. Stevens-George Gallery, Hammond, IN, 1998.
Artist in the Marketplace 1998. The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 1998.
National Print & Drawing Exhibition. Clemson University, SC, 1998.
Paper Works. Chongro Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 1998.

selected press
Alice Thorson. The 2014 Whitney Biennial is a disappointing show with memorable moments, The Kansas City Star, April 12, 2014
Danielle Kalamaras. Artist Flashcards: Matthew Deleget and his Deconstructive Paintings, Bushwick Daily, April 2, 2014
Paul David Young. Texting at the Whitney Biennial, Hyperallergic, March 15, 2014
Mary Louise Schumacher. Michelle Grabner’s Whitney Biennial is a grand “curriculum”, Journal Sentinel, March 14, 2014
Jori Finkel. Biennials, far from the crowded art market?, The Art Newspaper, March 10, 2014
David Everitt Howe. Top 10 Artists to Watch at the Whitney Biennial, ARTPHAIRE, March 7, 2014
James Kalm/Loren Munk. 2014 Whitney Biennial II, James Kalm Report, March 7, 2014
Pac Pobric, Whitney Biennial Hits the Books, The Art Newspaper, March 2014
Jason Andrew. After the Miami Art Fairs: 9 Artists to Watch, Hyperallergic, December 13, 2013
Ceremony in Miami, NY Arts Magazine, December 5, 2012
Elisa Turner. Artcentric: Miami Line Spans City with Art, Art Circuits, November 2012.
Elisa Turner. Critic’s Choice: Elisa Turner’s Picks for December 2012, Art Circuits, Miami, FL, November 27, 2012.
Rich Bailey. Matthew Deleget: Art+Words, The Pulse: Chattanooga’s Weekly Alternative, November 21, 2012.
Sylvie Fortin. Matthew Deleget: Pictures at an Exhibition at Cress Gallery of Art, Artforum, November 10, 2012.
Zachary Keeting & Christopher Joy. Interview with Matthew Deleget, Gorky’s Granddaughter, November 3, 2012.
Susan Pierce. Pictures at an Exhibition: New Exhibit, Lecture Series Starts Tuesday at UTC, Chattanooga Free Times Press, October 7, 2012.
Deleget Visits for Marek Art Series, Current / Chattanooga Times Free Press, October 5, 2012.
Ruth Grover. Matthew Deleget: Pictures at an Exhibition - Curator’s Notes. Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, September 2012.
Allison Meier. Three Summer MFA Shows Tackle Painting and Its Discontents, Hyperallergic, July 26, 2012.
Eva Diaz. Notations: The Cage Effect Today at Hunter College Times Square Gallery, Artforum, Summer 2012.
Llega arte reductivo con Minus Space, by Gina Mejia, El Imparcial, Oaxaca, Mexico, March 14, 2012.
Daily Blog Feature, Fashion156, London, England, February 29, 2012.
Greg Huebner and the Art of Teaching, Wabash Magazine: The Journal of Wabash College, Winter 2011.
Stephen Maine. Variety Trumps Argument at the Bronx River Art Center, artcritical, April 23, 2011.
Andrew Russeth. The Working Title at the Bronx River Art Center, 16 Miles of String, April 7, 2011.
Wylie Schwartz. A Slice of Splendor: Johnson Museum Showcases American Abstract Artists, Ithaca Times, February 16, 2011.
Niek. Matthew Deleget, Lost Painters Blog, March 12, 2011.
Jean-Louis Roux. Un humour geometrique, Les Affiches de Grenoble et du Dauphine, March 11, 2011.
Cyril Foiret. Matthew Deleget: Reductive Abstraction Art, Trendland, March 3, 2011.
Laetitia Giry. Objectivement Votre: Le Festival de L’Art Non-Objectif, Le Petit Bulletin Grenoble, France, March 2, 2011.
Art non objectif Expo à Pont de claix, France Televisions, February 17, 2011.
Elisa Turner. “Still Falling Hard for Art in Miami.” Art Centric, October 10, 2010.
John Hurrell. “Ten Artists Look at Monochromes Now.” EyeContact, September 22, 2010.
Headlines & Deadlines. NYFA Current, New York Foundation for the Arts, May 2010.
Matt Morris. “Space Is the Place: A Look Back at the Year in Alternative Art Spaces and Exhibitions.” CityBeat, Cincinnati, December 30, 2009.
Steve Ruiz. “Seven Artists of the Week”. Chicago Art Review, December 30, 2009.
Article. “Selected Exhibitions: 10 UK Shows Art World Recommends: Presque Rien II at Laure Genillard Gallery.” Art World magazine, UK/International edition, December 2008-January 2009.
Colin Perry. “Preque Rien II at Laure Genillard Gallery.” Art Monthly magazine, December 2009-January 2009.
MINUS SPACE at P.S.1, The James Kalm Report, November 2, 2008.
Article. “Creative Reflections on War and Peace: Pratt Alumni Survey the Experiences and Consequences of War through Written and Visual Accounts”, Prattfolio Magazine, Pratt Institute, Fall 2008.
Phong Bui. “MINUS SPACE: The Art of Reduction,” P.S.1 Newspaper, Fall/Winter 2008.
Jackie Battenfield. “Reality Check Interview with Matthew Deleget,” The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love (online), October 2008.
Article. “In honour of reductive art”, The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, August 13, 2008.
“Picture Postcard.” Artnet Magazine, July 2007.
Simon Baur. “Martinez und Deleget: Farbgespräch, at Galerie Hebel_121,” Basler Zeitung, April 20, 2006.
Stephen Maine. “Painting Presentation.” Artnet Magazine, April 7, 2006.
Mark Rifkin. “Presentational Painting III.” This Week in New York, March 29, 2006.
Mark Rifkin. “Mininmalsms.” This Week in New York, March 1, 2006.
Stephen Maine. “Whither Williamsburg.” Artnet Magazine, January 12, 2006.
Dan Keane. “Living History,” New York Arts Magazine, November/December 2005.
Stephen Maine. “Dateline Brooklyn.” Artnet Magazine, April 15, 2005.
James Kalm. “A Boom Grows in Brooklyn,” New York Arts Magazine, September/October 2004.
James Kalm. “A Boom Grows in Brooklyn,” The Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2004.
James F. L. Carroll. “Interview on New Arts Alive”, New Arts Program/Berks Community Television, Reading, PA, July 27, 2004.
Claudia La Rocca. “Internet Helping Artists Manage Careers”, Associated Press, May 5, 2004 (printed in dozens of publications).
Christy Goodman. “Stay Home for Intriguing Modern Works: David Allen Gallery Premieres Two Exciting Shows”, 24/7, March 1, 2004.
Justin Glanville. “The Individual Artist”, Gotham Gazette, February 22, 2003.
Article. “Alumni News”, TCHADA, Newsletter of Pratt Institute Art History Department, Fall 2002/Spring 2003.
Terrance Lindall. “The Epistemological Movement in Late 20th Century Art: The Williamsburg Circle”, New York Arts Magazine, February 2002.
Terrance Lindall. “The Epistemological Movement in Late 20th Century Art: The Williamsburg Circle”, 11211 Magazine, January 2002.
Frantiska and Tim Gilman-Sevcik. “Bridges at the DUMBO Arts Center”, Flash Art, Summer 2000.
Holland Cotter. “Line at Arena@Feed”, The New York Times, May 12, 2000.
Holland Cotter. “A Showcase for Emerging Talent within the Same Environment,” The New York Times, May 12, 2000.
Pavel Sedlák. “Karnevalová atmosféra nicí možnost integrity”, Literární Noviny (Prague, Czech Republic), Listopadu 8, 2000.
Edward J. Sozanski. “Works that Rely on Invention and Repetition”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 9, 1999.
Holland Cotter. “One Museum, Five Shows and a Million Lives and Passions”, The New York Times, August 14, 1998.
Nancy Holland. “Matthew Deleget”, unpublished essay, July 28, 1998.
Article. “Joint MS/MFA Program”, TCHADA, Newsletter of Pratt Institute Art History Department, Spring 1998.
Joydeep Sengupta. “From Captive Clouds to Structured Space: Alumni in Art”, The Bachelor, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, October 30, 1997.

curatorial projects
2014
Roberta Allen: Works from the 1970s, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Michael Rouillard: Paintings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Michael Brennan: Grey Razor Paintings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2013
Lynne Harlow: Against the Velvet of the Long Goodbye, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Julian Pretto Gallery, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Julio Grinblatt: Cielito Lindo, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Vincent Como: Paradise Lost, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Sanford Wurmfeld: Light & Dark, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Linda Francis: We Can Build You, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Tilman: Radio Vallebona / Transmission #1, with guest artist Greet Billet, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2012
Julio Grinblatt: Cielito Lindo, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Vincent Como: Paradise Lost, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Sharon Brant: Sideswiped, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Mark Dagley: Structural Solutions, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Neither Here nor There but Anywhere and Everywhere, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Gilbert Hsiao: Jump & Flow, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca, Biblioteca Henestrosa, Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, and Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños, Oaxaca, Mexico; Co-curated with Emi Winter.
Russell Maltz: The Ball Park Series, 1977-2012, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Carrie Pollack: Witness, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
MINUS SPACE: Mark Dagley, Gabriele Evertz & Gilbert Hsiao, The Suburban, Chicago, IL.

2011
Kyle Jenkins: Sunken Treasure, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Li Trincere: Elements, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Erik Saxon: Select Works, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Pointing a Telescope at the Sun, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Ted Stamm: Paintings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Gabriele Evertz: Rapture, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2010
Objectified, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY; Co-curated with David C. Terry.
Daniel Göttin: Network 45 with Signs, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Michelle Grabner: Get Better Mrs. Michelle!, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Hartmut Böhm: Graphic Systems, Prints 1965-1975, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Julian Dashper: It Is Life, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Jan van der Ploeg: BIG CALM, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Robert Swain: Primary Research, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Becoming Modern in America: Life Magazine 1936-1972 & New Paintings by Loren Munk, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Escape from New York, The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand.

2009
Linda Francis: Interference, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Escape from New York, Project Space Spare Room, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
Open House for Butterflies, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Bibi Calderaro: Pineal Action IV, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Douglas Melini: It Flows Over Us Without Meaning, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Josef Albers: Albums Covers, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2008
Shinsuke Aso: Postcard, Presented by MINUS SPACE, Atlantic Avenue Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY.
Words Fail Me. H29, Brussels, Belgium.
Mark Dagley: Shaped Canvas, Selections from 1987, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Upside Down: Sydney Non Objective Artists, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2007
Escape from New York. Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia.
Machine Learning. Traveling exhibition to The Boyden Gallery / St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary City, MD; The Painting Center, New York, NY; and Gallery Sonja Roesch, Houston, TX. (catalog).
Machine Learning Prequel: Select Works from the Collection of St. Mary’s College. Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD.
Lynne Harlow: BEAT, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Tilman: LOST AND FOUND / Concrete Findings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Michael Zahn: This, That and the Other, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

2006
Michael Brennan: Knife Paintings, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Gilbert Hsiao: Two Vinyls, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.
Jan van der Ploeg, MINUS SPACE, Brooklyn, NY.

1998
Higher Worlds. Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY.

curatorial press
MINUS SPACE exhibitions have been covered in publications and media outlets such as ABC News, Art in America, Art:21, Artcritical, Artnet Magazine, ArtNews, Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, Houston Public Radio, Huffington Post, The New Criterion, New York Magazine, NY Arts Magazine, New York Sun, Time Out New York, Village Voice, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

writings/interviews
2013
Contributor, Cultural Fluency: Engagements with Contemporary Brooklyn, Curated/Editor Erin Gleason, The Rotunda Gallery / BRIC, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Sharon Brant: Infinite and Ineffable. Catalog essay, MINUS SPACE.
MINUS SPACE en Oaxaca. Catalog essay, MINUS SPACE.

2010
Conversations with Robert Swain, by Stocan Films.
Interview with Robert Swain. Visual Sensations: The Paintings of Robert Swain, 1967-2010 catalog. Published by Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NY, 2010.

2009
Douglas Melini Interview. MINUS SPACE, November 2009.

2008
Mark Dagley catalog. MINUS SPACE, 2008. Writer/Publisher.

2007
Machine Learning catalog. The Boyden Gallery, The Painting Center, & Gallery Sonja Roesch, 2007. Writer/Publisher.
Ward Jackson — Heat at the Edges: A Conversation with Julian Jackson. MINUS SPACE, April 23, 2007.

2004
Linda Francis Interview. MINUS SPACE, December/January 2004.
Kevin Finklea Interview. MINUS SPACE, October/November 2004.
Hartmut Böhm Interview. MINUS SPACE, February/March 2004.

2003
Don Voisine Interview. MINUS SPACE, November/December 2003.
Lynne Harlow Interview. MINUS SPACE, September/October 2003.

panels/projects
2014
Visiting Artist. St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.
Visiting Artist. University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN.
Lecture. Brown University, Providence, RI.
Lecture. University of Tennessee Chattanooga, New York, NY.
Lecture. Maryland Institute College of Art, Brooklyn, NY.
Juror. Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, Brooklyn, NY.

2013
Panelist. How to Make a Living as an Artist: With or Without a Dealer, College Art Association, New York, NY.
Lecture. Maryland College Institute of Art, New York, NY.
Lecture. The New School, New York, NY.
Lecture. New York Academy of Art, NY.
Lecture. Pratt Institute, NY.
Lecture. Kind Aesthetic, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, New York, NY.

2012
Lecture. Columbia University, New York, NY.
Lecture. Carnegie Mellon University, New York, NY.
Diane Marek Visiting Artist. University Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN.
Atlantic Lecturer. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA.
Moderator. Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY.
Lecture. Hunter College, New York, NY.
Lecture. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, New York, NY.

2011
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, New York, NY.
Panelist. Miami International Art Fair, Miami, FL.
Moderator. Judd Foundation, New York, NY.
Lecture. Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Panelist. Asian American Arts Alliance, New York, NY.
Lecture. Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY.
Lecture. Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY.
Panelist. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY.
Lecture. Drew University, New York, NY.

2010
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, New York, NY.
Lecture. Creative Capital Foundation, New York, NY.
Panelist. Asian American Arts Alliance, Brooklyn, NY.
Moderator. Abstract Art, A Living Legacy. Newark Museum, Newark, NJ.
Moderator. Daniel G. Hill: Print. Melville House Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Panelist. Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY.
Lecture. Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY.
Lecture. The Laundromat Project, New York, NY.
Lecture. New York University, NY (2002-2010).
Lecture. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

2009
Lecture. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago at P.S.1, New York, NY.
Panelist. Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ.
Lecture. Creative Capital Foundation, New York, NY.
Lecture. Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ.
Lecture. Columbia University, New York, NY.
Panelist. Cue Art Foundation / Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY.

2008
Visiting Artist. Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH.
Juror. Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program, New York, NY.
Juror. Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY.
Moderator. Gallery Sonja Roesch, Machine Learning panel, Houston, TX.
Lecture. Columbia University, MFA Program, NY.
Lecture. Lehman College/CUNY, New York, NY.
Lecture. Muse Fuse, NURTUREArt, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. Hunter College, New York, NY.
Lecture. Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY.
Lecture. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Lecture. Maryland College Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD.
Lecture. Creative Capital Foundation, New York, NY.
Guest Blogger. Technology in the Arts blog, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

2007
Lecture. University of Houston, Houston, TX.
Lecture. St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD.
Panelist. The Legacy of Abstraction from the 1960’s and 70’s, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY.
Moderator. Material Matter: The Currency of Abstraction panel, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY.

2006
Lecture. Technology in the Arts Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
Lecture. Columbia University, NY.
Lecture. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Moderator. Wooster Arts Space panel, NY.
Moderator. Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation panel, NY.
Moderator. New York Foundation for the Arts conference, New York University, NY.
Juror. JPMorgan Chase Regrant Program. Brooklyn Arts Council, NY (2002-2003, 2006).

2005
Juror. Grants for Individual Artists. Brooklyn Arts Council, NY (2004-2005).
Juror. Artist in the Marketplace Program. Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY.

2004
Lecture. Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ.
Lecture. New York Academy of Art, NY (2003-2004).
Lecture. Common Ground Conference, Syracuse, NY.
Writer/Creator. Ask Dr. Art, in NYFA Quarterly, New York Foundation for the Arts, NY (1999-2004).

2003
Co-founded MINUS SPACE (www.minusspace.com).
Writer. Developing Your Artist Portfolio. NorthHollywoodArtsDistrict.com, October 2003.
Lecture. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (2000-2003).

2002
Juror. Projects Serving Artists Grants Program. New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, NJ (2001-2002).
Lecture. Social Theory and Politics in the Arts Conference, Charleston, SC.
Lecture. National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) Conference, Detroit, MI.
Lecture. Grantmakers in the Arts Conference, Charlotte, NC.
Lecture. Women’s International Leadership Program, Columbia University, NY.
Writer/Participant. On the Needs of Visual Artists: A Roundtable 2001.
Organized by Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation and Artists Space, NY.
Writer. Dealing with Rejection. The Palette, a publication of VSA Arts, Washington, DC.
Writer. Dealing with Rejection. Picklebird: Los Angeles Alternative Art Magazine, Los Angeles, CA.

2001
Juror. Thayer Fellowship in the Arts/Patricia K. Ross Award. SUNY, Albany, NY.
Panelist/Chairperson. Community Arts Regrant Program (Visual Arts).
Brooklyn Arts Council, NY (1999-2001).
Juror. Art in Our Neighborhoods Exhibition Program, The Haym Salomon Foundation, NY.
Juror. TUGboat Film Festival, NY.
Lecture. pARTicipate 2001 Conference, NASAA and Americans for the Arts, NY.
Lecture. The Tremaine Foundation, CT.
Lecture. 42nd Annual Conference, National Conference of Artists, NY.
Lecture. New School University, NY (1999-2001).
Writer. Dealing with Rejection. Journal, a publication of Artist Trust, Seattle, WA.

2000
Panelist. Native American Film and Video Festival, National Museum of the American Indian, NY.
Panelist. Artists’ Talk Symposium, NY.
Lecture. Brooklyn Working Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY.

1999
Panelist. Trenton Arts Connection, Trenton, NJ.
Panelist. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. How Do I Make Art & Hold It All Together Conference, New York Foundation for the Arts/New Jersey Council on the Arts, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.

1998
Lecture. Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
Lecture. Brooklyn, U.S.A., A City Apart Conference, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY.

editions
Index, Published by Justin Andrews, Melbourne, Australia, Issue No. 1, September 2010, ISSN 1838-501X, Edition of 50 (print publication with 33 international artists)
25-25 IS Box, Published by IS Projects, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2010, Edition of 75 (print portfolio with 25 international artists)
UND Jetzt IS Box, Published by IS Projects, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2008, Edition of 49 (print portfolio with 19 international artists)

flatfiles
Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY

collections
Brown Rudnick, New York, NY
Central College of Iowa, Vienna, Austria
Cohen Brothers Realty, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Fidelity Investments, New York, NY
Hoggard Wagner Art Collection, New York, NY
Newmark Knight Frank, New York, NY
Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
Wabash College Collection of Contemporary Art, Crawfordsville, IN
Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Private collections