MATT BORRUSO

Education:

2004
MFA, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2002
BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Solo Exhibitions:

2018
Hands and Feet and Their Supports, Cloaca Projects, San Francisco, CA
2016
Lottery, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Wax House of Wax, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011
The Hermit’s Revenge Fantasy, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011
Scanners, in collaboration with Nick Hoff, Mina Dresden, San Francisco, CA
2009
Return To Holy Mountain, Second Floor Projects, San Francisco, CA
2008
Full Spectrum Aura, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2001
Tomb World, in collaboration with Patrick Jackson, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2018
Sunday Art Fair, Et al., London, UK
2018
Butterfly’s Nautilus, Et al. / Celaya Brothers, Condo CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico
2018
Material Art Fair, Alter Space, Mexico City, Mexico
2016
Art Book Show, Bass and Reiner, San Francisco, CA
2016
12 X 12, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2016
the bad case of the uglies, Matt Borruso, Mike Kuchar, Koak, Et al., etc., San Francisco, CA
2015
Kunst Haul, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
2014
Allegorical Procedures: Bay Area Collage 1950 – Present, San Francisco State University, CA
2014
Das stille Leben des Sammlers Kempinski, Exile Projects, Berlin
2013
Anomalous, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
2013
Limited at the Lab, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
2012
Up Against It, Munch Gallery, New York, NY
2011
View of Outer Space from an Aquarium, Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Negative Space , Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011
B-B-B-Bad, Anna Kustera, New York, NY
2010
Head Shop, Exile Projects, Berlin
2010
Now and When, (in collaboration with Margaret Tedesco), San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010
Neointegrity Comics Edition, MoCCA, New York, NY
2010
Front + Center, Headlands Center For the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2009
I, Daughter of Kong, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2009
Sketchbook Show, Orange Alley Projects, San Francisco, CA
2008
Aqua Art, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, Miami, FL
2008
High Desert Test Sites Swapmeet, Joshua Tree, CA
2008
Grandma, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Grandma, Aftermodern, San Francisco, CA
2007
Post-Retro, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
2007
NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2007
High Desert Test Sites Swapmeet, Joshua Tree, CA
2006
Summer Salon, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY
2006
The Hedonistic Imperative, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX
2005
Monstrously Tranquil, Ingalls & Associates, Miami, FL
2005
The Hedonistic Imperative, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Bungle in the Jungle, Sister, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Yale MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2002
Easter Island Show, Blackbird Space, San Francisco, CA
2001
Bread>Circus, Tapioka, San Francisco, CA
2001
Art and Music Memorabilia, Horse Hospital, London, UK
2001
The Red Man Show, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
2001
Field and Stream, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2001
The Hokey Pokey Show, Dirt Gallery, Hollywood, CA
1999
Nature and Technology, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver, BC

Visible Publications:

2018
Art Toronto with Colpa Press and Et al. gallery, Toronto, Canada
2018
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair at MoMaPS1, Queens, NY
2018
San Francisco Art Book Fair at Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco
2017
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair at MoMaPS1, Queens, NY
2017
San Francisco Art Book Fair at Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco
2017
Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
2016
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair at MoMaPS1, Queens, NY
2016
San Francisco Art Book Fair at Minnesota Street Projects, San Francisco
2016
Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
2016
San Francisco Art Book Fair Pop-up at the Kadist Foundation
2014
Friends With Books, Berlin Art Book Fair, with 2nd Floor Projects, Berlin, Germany

Books:

2018
IMAGE File, second edition published by Visible Publications
2017
Driftwood Arrangements, published by Visible Publications
2016
Wax House of Wax, published by Visible Publications
2015
IMAGE File, published by Colpa Press
2013
The Luxury of Rigor, published by Visible Publications
2010
Negative Space, published by Visible Publications

Writing:

2016
SFMOMA Open Space, In Conversation with Mike Kuchar
2014
ArtPractical, March 2014, “Scanners, Hoarders, and Collectors”
2012
SFMOMA Open Space, Feb. 2012 “Collection Rotation”
2005
Ante Journal Vol. 2, No. 4 Nov. 2005 “Losing Face”

Grants & Awards:

2015
San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Commissions Grant
2011
San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Commissions Grant
2004
Ralph Mayer Prize for Excellence in Painting
2002
The Spring Show Award for Painting, San Francisco Art Institute
2001
The Golden Paint Award for Painting
2000
Merit Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute

Residencies:

2016
Dial House Residency, Epping, Essex, UK
2015
Visiting Artist, Summer Institute for Visual Arts at Drury University, Springfield, MO

Selected Bibliography:

2018
ArtPractical review of Hands and Feet and Their Supports by Rosa Tyhurst, 10/30/2018
2018
Vacuum, editorial project, Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices, GSAPP, contributor, Columbia University, 2018
2016
Void California, 1975-1989, exhibition catalogue, contributor, CCA Wattis Institute, 2016
2014
ArtPractical review of Wax House of Wax by Danica Willard Sachs, 10/23/2014
2014
Flavorwire, “The Uncanny Universe of 10 Artists” by Alison Nastasi, 9/14 2014
2014
SFMOMA Open Space, “1986” by D-L Alvarez, 7/31/2014
2013
Art Papers, “Full Bleed”, artist project spread, Vol. 37, No. 6, Nov/ Dec 2013
2012
Artforum review of The Hermit’s Revenge Fantasy by Gwen Allen Vol. 50, No. 5, Jan/ 2012
2012
ArtPractical “Best Of: Sarah Hotchkiss” for Scanners by Sarah Hotchkiss, 3/21/ 2012
2011
ArtPractical review of The Hermit’s Revenge Fantasy by Jessica Brier
2011
ArtSlant “Light Rhythms“ review of The Hermit’s Revenge Fantasy by Kara Q. Smith
2011
Artillery review of The Hermit’s Revenge Fantasy by Barbara Morris, Vol. 6, Issue 2, 11-12/2011
2011
BOMB Magazine “Postapocallipsis: Matt Borruso” by Matt Sussman, 10/19/2011
2011
Huffington Post online, “Media of the Month“ by Glen Helfand, 10/2/11
2011
Belladodie, “Apocalyptic Apocrypha“ by Dodie Bellamy, 10/2/11
2011
KQED Arts, Scanners: A Temporary Used Bookstore by Sarah Hotchkiss, 10/4/11
2011
San Francisco Bay Guardian, Addicted to Print, by Garrett Caples, 10/4/11
2011
The San Francsico Chronicle, Scanners by Evan Karp, 10/6/11
2011
The San Francsico Chronicle, Scanners by Kimberly Chun, 10/6/11
2011
Time Out New York review of B-B-B-Bad by Anne Doran, 8/4/2011
2008
Beautiful Decay interview with Colleen Asper Issue V 2008
2008
The Highlights interview with Colleen Asper August Issue 2008
2008
Futuristika! “The Other Side of the Children” Issue 1 2008
2008
New York Times “Go Ahead, Expect Surprises” review of Neointegrity by Holland Cotter, 8/9/2007
2007
Instant City: A Literary Exploration of San Francisco Issue 5: Crime – Fall 2007
2007
Punk is Dead Punk is Everything Gingko Press 2007
2003
Ante Journal Vol. 2, No. 4 May 2005
2003
Ante Journal Vol. 1, No. 2 May 2003
1999
Fucked Up & Photocopied: Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement Gingko Press Inc., 1999

Artist Talks and Panel Discussions:

2017
Visiting Artist Lecture, Luca Antonucci, Digital Bookmaking and Publishing, San Francisco Art Institute, 10/10/2017
2017
Visiting Artist Lecture, Stephanie Ellis, MFA Contemporary Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 2/17/2017
2016
Visiting Artist Lecture, Lorna Stevens, collage program, San Francisco City College, 11/9/2016
2016
Visiting Artist Lecture, Stephanie Ellis, MFA Contemporary Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 2/26/2016
2016
Visiting Artist Lecture, Ana Maria Jaramillo Montenegro, Experimental Design, San Francisco Art Institute, 3/8/2016
2015
Artist Lecture, SIVA Currents, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO 6/11/2015
2014
Allegorical Procedures Panel Discussion, panelist, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, 10/14/2014
2014
Visiting Artist Lecture, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, 10/ 9/2014
2014
Visiting Artist Lecture, Danielle Lawrence, drawing, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 11/13/2014
2013
Art Magazines Live, presenter, MOMA PS1, Long Island City, NY, 9/ 20/2013
2013
Points of Departure > The Enthusiasts, presenter, Real Time and Space, Oakland, CA, 4/27/ 2013
2012
Doing Your Own Thing, panelist, University of Southern California, Roski Sculpture, Los Angeles, 11/8/2012
2012
Visiting Artist Lecture, Notes From the Studio Series, California College of the Arts, San Francisco 10/10/2012
2012
Visiting Artist Lecture, Stephanie Ellis, Contemporary Art, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 4/6/2012
2011
QNA > Lab, talk with Nick Hoff on Scanners, Queens Nails Projects, San Francisco, 10/11/2011
2010
Visiting Artist Lectures, Jennifer Locke Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, 3/24/2010
2009
Science Fiction: 1984–2001, panel moderator, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY, 11/8/2009
2009
Visiting Artist Lecture, Summer Visiting Artist Lecture Series, San Francisco Art Institute, 7/11/2009
2007
Visiting Artist Lecture, Summer Visiting Artist Lecture Series, New York University, Steinhardt, New York 7/2/2007

Teaching:

2006 – present, Visiting Faculty, San Francisco Art Institute, Painting and Interdisciplinary Studies Departments
2013 – present, Lecturer, Stanford University, Department of Art and Art History
2015 – 2016, Outside Advisor, MFA Program, University of California, Berkeley
2010 – 2015, Senior Lecturer, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
2015 – Visiting Artist Fellow, Summer Institute for Visual Arts, Drury University, Springfield, MO
2004 – Teaching Assistant, Yale University