Matthew Northridge is multi-disciplinary artist whose work is largely a melding of collage, paper, found material and objects, sculpture and installation. He has shown his work throughout the U.S. and internationally. His work has been included in exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the National Academy Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, White Columns, and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Solo exhibitions include shows at Galerie Gisela Clement (Bonn, Germany), KANSAS (NYC), Western Exhibitions (Chicago), and Gorney Bravin + Lee (NYC). Reviews of his work have appeared in Art Papers, The New York Times, Artforum, The Village Voice, Time Out New York and Art in America, among others. Northridge has been a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the MacDowell Colony, and has received grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts (Printmaking / Drawing / Book Arts 2020, Sculpture 2011). His expansive installation Horizon was recently included in Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials at the Palmer Museum of Art (Pennsylvania State University), the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (University of Oregon), the Smith College Museum of Art, and the Chazen Museum of Art (University of Wisconsin). Most recently, his work has been included in FUTURE MEMORIES. Utopia Dystopia Nature at the Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, at the City University of Hong Kong (2021).
Northridge received an MFA in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA in Studio Arts from Boston College. He is an Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute, where he teaches Space, Form, Process in the Foundation Department.