Matthew Northridge

Born in Manchester, New Hampshire
Lives and works in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York


2000 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1999 MFA, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1997 BA, Studio Art, Boston College

Solo / Two Person Exhibitions

2020 Gallerie Gisela Clement, Bonn, Germany “The World We Live In”
2016 Los Ojos, Brooklyn, NY “Stellar Cartography” (two-person exhibition)
2013 Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD “Toward a New Form Order” (two-person exhibition)
2012 KANSAS, New York, NY “Pictures by Wire and Wireless”
2008 Kantor/Feuer Window, New York, NY “Memorial to the Great Western Expo”
2006 Western Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois “Further Afield”
2005 The Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland “Havenhurst”
2003 Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY “Continent”

Group Exhibitions

2021 Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong “Future Memories: Utopia – Dystopia – Nature” curated by Harald Kraemer
2020 The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY “Foundation Department Exhibition”
2019 inter port, Berlin, Germany “Mensch in Moll” curated by Marcus Bjernerup
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA / Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials”
2018 Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO “Spatial Flux: Contemporary Drawings from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection”
Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA / Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR “Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials”
2017 The Breeder, Athens, Greece “Crunch” curated by Matthew Fisher
Gallery 51, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA “Babel’s Bricks” curated by Corwin Levi
2016 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA “Dot, Dash, Dissolve: Drawn from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection”
Hozhoni Art Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ “I See a Rib” curated by John O’Connor
Nha Minh, Brooklyn, NY “Building Sights” curated by Elizabeth Tenenbaum
SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY “Portable Mind”
2015 Clement & Schneider, Bonn, Germany “Paper V: Drawings”
Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA “Carte Blanche”
RARE, New York, NY “Quiet Please” curated by Matthew Fisher
2014 Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY “Criminal’s Cinema” curated by John O’Connor
City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA “A Rare Glimpse: Introduction to Unfamiliar Works”
Kunstgaleriebonn, Bonn, Germany “Paper IV: Collage”
2013 Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark “10 Year Anniversary Show”
Virginia Commonwealth University, Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, VA “Land, Ho!” curated by Ridley Howard and Holly Coulis
Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY “Nearly Neutral” curated by John O’Connor
Kunstgaleriebonn, Bonn, Germany “Blind Date”
Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH “Tiny”
2012 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT “United States”
New York Foundation for the Arts / Fahrenheit 212, New York, NY “Selected Works from NYFA Fellows”
City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA “Something Superbly Small: Pint-Sized Art”
2011 The Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA “Seriality: Photographs from the Permanent Collection”
Spot Gallery, Paris, France “Cosmos”
KANSAS, New York, NY “Free Play”
Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY “Paper A-Z”
2010 The LAB, Dublin, Ireland “Short Answers to Long, Complicated Questions: Mark McGreevy, Matthew Northridge, and John J. O’Connor”
Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY “Drifting Away”
Christina Ray Gallery, New York, NY “Refresh”
Like the Spice Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “The World We Live In, the Worlds We Create”
92YTribeca Gallery, New York, NY “Skowhegan at 92YTribeca: An Alumni Exhibition”
2009 Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA “Paper Explorations"
Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL “of or relating to the sky or visible heavens”
2008 Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina Greensboro “Art on Paper 2008” curated by Xandra Eden
The National Academy Museum, New York, NY “The 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art” curated by Marshall Price
2007 Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH “Viewing MacDowell: Works by Recent MacDowell Colony Artists”
Draiocht Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland, “X-Mass the Spot” curated by Nevan Lahart
2006 The Kresge Foundation Gallery, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ / The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Long Branch, NJ “The O Show” curated by MatCH-Art
2005 White Columns, New York, NY / The Queens Museum, Queens, NY / Cabinet Magazine “Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta Clark’s Fake Estates”
Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL “Things We Said We’d Never Do Again”
JET Artworks, Washington, DC “Box Cities”
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY “Material Matters” curated by Andrea Inselmann
The Proposition, New York, NY “Paper Deviations”
2004 The Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA “Intimate Purlieus: The Diminutive Landscape and Contemporary Art”
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY “Open House: Working in Brooklyn” curated by Charlotta Kotik and Tumelo Mosaka
2003 The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY / Henry Art Gallery, The University of Washington, Seattle, WA “Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces” curated by Anne Ellegood
2002 Arno Maris Gallery, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA “Emerging New York Artists” curated by John O’Connor
The Hotel Nash, Miami Beach, FL “Fast FWD: Miami” curated by Anne Ellegood
2001 Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA “Constructions”
The Green Room, Brooklyn, NY “Just Like Heaven”
Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY “City Rhythms”

Fellowships / Grants

2020 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Printmaking / Drawing / Book Arts
2014 The MacDowell Colony
2011 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture
2010 The Red Stables International Studio Residency, Dublin City Council
2008 The MacDowell Colony
Helen Foster Barnett Prize for Sculpture, National Academy Museum
2005 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Artist’s Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art
2003 The MacDowell Colony
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Workspace Program: The Woolworth Building

Visiting Artist / Lecturer

2018 University of Oregon / Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Visiting Artist
Pratt Institute, Professional Practices, Visiting Artist
2015 New York Foundation for the Arts, Selection Panelist, Interdisciplinary Artists’ Fellowships
Pratt Institute, Visiting Artist
2014 Brigham Young University, Visiting Artist
Christie’s Education, Guest Artist / Studio Talk
Montclair State University, Visiting Artist
2013 Illinois State University, Visiting Artist-in-Residence
New York Foundation for the Arts / Fahrenheit 212, Guest Artist
Dartmouth College, Visiting Artist / Outside Evaluator
2012 Sarah Lawrence College, Visiting Artist
Boston College, Visiting Artist
2005 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Guest Artist / Studio Talk
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Artists Panel Discussion
2004 School of Visual Arts, Pre-College Program, Visiting Artist
2003 St. Anselm’s College, Visiting Artist
New Museum of Contemporary Art, Guest Artist / Studio Talk


2020 “Matthew Northridge – Noa Yekutieli – Galerie Gisela Clement.”, May 20, 2020.
“Kunst in Corona – Zeiten: Galerie Clement zeigt Matthew Northridge.” Schaufenster Bonn, May 6, 2020.
Kliemann, Thomas “Ausstellung in Bonn: Eine andere Welt.” General-Anzeiger, April 25, 2020.
2018 Spatial Flux: Contemporary Drawings from the Joann Gonzalez Hickey Collection (exhibition catalog). Fort Collins, CO: Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University, 2018.
Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials (exhibition catalog). State College, PA: Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 2018.
2017 Aldredge, Michelle “Babel’s Bricks: The Power of Play”, June 23, 2017.
2015, Issue XII, March 2015, image.
2014 Eakin, Stephen, “Review: Criminal’s Cinema @ Honey Ramka.”, August 5, 2014.
Kliemann, Thomas, “Geklebte Welt: Faszination Collage mit Arbeiten von zwölf Künstlern.” General-Anzeiger, February 17, 2014.
2013 Nearly Neutral (exhibition catalog). Bronxville, NY: Sarah Lawrence College, 2013.
Von Schoenebeck, Gudrun, “Spannendes Blind Date.” General-Anzeiger, November 8, 2013.
Woods, Baynard. “Toward a New Form Order.” Baltimore City Paper, January 2, 2013.
Fields of Reading: Motives for Writing, Tenth Edition. Boston, MA: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013, cover image.
2012 Holland, Christian. “Matthew Northridge at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.” Art New England, November/December 2012.
Hodara, Susan. “Out of Many Themes, One Topic.” The New York Times, Sept.23, 2012, pg.WE12.
United States (exhibition catalog). Ridgefield, CT: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 2012.
“In Conversation: Charles Gute Interviews Matthew Northridge.” NY Arts magazine, Vol. 19, summer 2012, pgs. 8-9.
Thompson, Adam. “Matthew Northridge, New York.” Art Papers, January/February 2012, pg.58.
Johung, Jennifer. “Replacing Home: From Primordial Hut to Digital Network in Contemporary Art.” University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
2011 Winant, Carmen. “Critics’ Picks, Pictures by Wire and Wireless.”, December 2011.
Aldredge, Michelle. “Pick of the Week: Matthew Northridge’s Pictures by Wire and Wireless.”, December 31, 2011.
Buhmann, Stephanie. “Matthew Northridge: Pictures by Wire and Wireless.” The Villager/The Downtown Express, Nov.22, 2011.
“Artist of the Week: Matthew Northridge.”, October 24, 2011.
Webster, Peter, “A Loft Grows Up.” Interior Design, September 2011, pg.100.
2009 Kirsch, Corinna “of or relating to the sky or visible heavens @ Western Exhibitions.” F Newsmagazine, February 5, 2009.
2008 Hirshhorn Magazine, “New Art: Recent Additions to the Collection.” Fall 2008, pgs. 7-8.
Art on Paper 2008: The 40th Exhibition (exhibition catalog). Greensboro, NC: Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 2008.
Bischoff, Dan. “The Large and Small at National Academy Museum.” The Star-Ledger, June 5, 2008.
Journal of the Print World, Inc., Vol. 31, No. 3, “183rd Annual.” Summer 2008.
Rosenberg, Karon. “Where Have All the Paintings Gone? To the National Academy.” The New York Times, May 30, 2008.
The 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art (exhibition catalog). New York, NY: National Academy Museum, 2008.
2007 Wagner, James. “Matthew Northridge at Zach Feuer Window.”, September 17, 2007.
2006 Bad at Sports, “Episode 34: ‘Grub’ and More.”(podcast), April 24, 2006.
“West Town Gallery Network.”, May 8, 2006.
Mast, Audrey. “Pedro Velez, Matthew Northridge, Carroll & Gaydos.”, Issue 83.
2005 Morris, Catherine. “Intellectual Properties: Two shows explore Gordon Matta-Clark’s conceptual real estate.” Time Out New York, September 29 – October 5, 2005.
Odd Lots, Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates (exhibition catalog) New York, NY: Cabinet Books, 2005.
Material Matters (exhibition catalog). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2005.
2004 Perreault, John. “Brooklyn Museum Reborn?”, April 19, 2004.
Open House: Working in Brooklyn (exhibition catalog). Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.
2003 Artist Project: Odd Lots 2, “Revisiting the Sites of Gordon Matta-Clark’s Reality Properties: Fake Estates”, Cabinet Magazine: Property, Issue 10, Spring 2003
Nichols, Matthew. “Matthew Northridge at Gorney Bravin + Lee.” Art in America, June 2003, pg.120.
Chasin, Noah. “Matthew Northridge, Continent.” Time Out New York, January 16-23, 2003, pg.55.
Saltz, Jerry. “Rays of Light.” The Village Voice, January 22-28, 2003.
Levin, Kim. Art Listings (recommended). The Village Voice, January 15-21, pg.110.
Chu, Ingrid. “Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces.” Parachute: Contemporary Art Magazine, January 1, 2003.
2002 Farr, Sheila. “Art, Architecture and Science Collide at the Henry’s New Show.” The Seattle Times, November 8, 2002.
Sanders, Joel. “Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces.” Artforum, November 2002, pg.182.
Gardner, James. “Space Exploration.” The New York Post, September 14, 2002.
Kunitz, Daniel. “A Triumph for the New Museum.” The New York Sun, August 1, 2002.
Newhall, Edith. “The Shape of Things.” New York Magazine, July 15, 2002, pg.83.
Cotter, Holland. “Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake.” The New York Times, July 12, 2002, pg.E40.
Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces (exhibition catalog). New York, NY: The New Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002.
Williams, Gregory. “Critics’ Picks, Out of Site.”, July 2002.
Alsenas, Linas. Event Calendar/June. Interior Design, May 1, 2002.
2001 Zimmer, William. “Catching the Beat of Urban Life.” The New York Times, March 25, 2001, pg.WE12.


The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden / Smithsonian Institution
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
The Palmer Museum of Art / Pennsylvania State University
The Norton Family Foundation
Weill Cornell Medical Center
JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey / SYZYGY
Gabriela Palmieri


Faculty (Space, Form, Process), Foundations Department, Pratt Institute