CV

Matthew Usinowicz

Professional CV

EMAIL: matthewusinowicz@gmail.com

Education

Master of Fine Arts, University of California Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute

Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Foul Ball! (solo) Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA. (July)

PMF VIII, Open Space Baltimore w/ Sea Farm City, Baltimore, MD.

2016

Hybrid Moments. Open Mind Art Space, Los Angeles, CA.

The Block Is Hot. Seventh Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

Maiden.la. with Sea Farm City, Los Angeles, CA. 

Looking Local (curated by Matt Allison), Antenna Gallery - Room 220, New Orleans, LA.

2015

Full Circle, Merchants of Reality, San Francisco, CA.

Origins, Elephant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

GLAMFA, CSU Long Beach, Long Beach, CA.

Introductions 2015, Root Division, San Francisco, CA.

Mystical Absolutes. UCSB Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA.

U.C.F.Z. Gone Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

Modes of Production (solo), Glassbox Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  

2014    

Into/ Onto, The Project Space, Santa Barbara, CA.

Bedtime for Democracy (solo), Gallery 1328, Santa Barbara, CA.

Likewise, Glassbox Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

GLAMFA, Los Angeles, CA.

Spectacular Subdivisions (curator Jay Lizo), Monte Vista Projects/ Hi-Desert Test Sites

2013  

A.W.O.L. – Site Specific Installation – Santa Barbara, CA.

MFA Open Studios – University of California Santa Barbara

Emerging Artists (invitational), Artfetch Galley, London, England

In Pieces, A-Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Mesh. Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

 2012      

Winter Art Festival. Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Spring Show. Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

 2011      

Eclectic Boogaloo, Submission Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Whiskey Achievers, Whiskey Thieves Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

 

Awards

2015

Levitan Fellowship, University of California Santa Barbara

Artist Block Grant, University of California Santa Barbara

Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of California Santa Barbara

UCSB Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee.

2014              

Levitan Fellowship, University of California Santa Barbara

UCIRA Mini Grant - Spectacular Subdivisions.

Santa Barbara Art Association Award.

UCSB Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee.

2013              

Artist Block Grant, University of California Santa Barbara

Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of California Santa Barbara

2012              

Davis Projects for Peace Grant, Finalist, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

2011              

Visionary Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

Artist Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.

 

Publications

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2015

The Story Behind Meat by Stephen Jackson

Harder Stadium by Travis Diehl

Absolutely Mystical by Andrea Estrada

Into the Teeth of the Wind. Vol. 13

2014

Spectacular Subdivision: The Art of Home by Kim Stringfellow

Spectacular Subdivision in Wonder Valley by Scarlet Cheng

Spectacular Subdivision by Ester J. Lee

 

Lectures

 

2014               

University of California Santa Barbara, College of Letters & Sciences

 

Curatorial Projects

2015

Full Circle, Merchants of Reality, San Francisco, CA.

Origins, Elephant Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.