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William Matheson
Born 1990
Lives and works in Richmond, VA


2014-2016 MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA
2009-2013 BFA, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland OR


Solo and two person:

2017 Animal Laughter, Nationale, Portland, OR
2015 Night was already in my hands Nationale, Portland OR
2015 Kanect H & H, Washington D.C.
2014 Sunless Nationale, Portland, OR
2014 Long Summer Stumptown Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Hyaline Higgins Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


2017 Whateverbeing, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Aesthetica Art Exhibition, York Art Gallery, York, UK
2016 Grand Instant Fiction, Umakart Gallery, Brno, CZ
2016 Seasteading CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2016 PARA, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 Disjecta Art Auction, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2015 Thought to process Depot Gallery, Richmond, VA
2015 EMERGE/EMERGED Page Bond Gallery, Richmond VA
2015 VCU Candidacy exhibition, 2601 Maury st, Richmond VA
2015 Southern Hospitality University of Georgia, GA
2014 Housewarming FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA
2013 Poetry will be made by all LUMA/89plus, Zurich, CH
2013 Vermont Studio Center group exhibition, Johnson, VT
2013 Catlin Gabel Emerging Artists Exhibition, Portland, OR
2013 Six eyes in the red room In Flux Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR


2017 MASS MoCA artist in residence, North Adams, MA
2017 Örö Residency Programme, Finland
2013 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Professional experience

2017 Adjunct Faculty, Art Foundation program, VCU
2016 Adjunct Faculty, Art Foundation program, VCU
2016 Adjunct Faculty, Painting and Printmaking, VCU
2014 Graduate TA, Painting and Printmaking, VCU


2017 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec
2016 Faculty research grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
2015 Travel Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University
2014/2015 Graduate award, Virginia Commonwealth University
2013 Milton and Sally Avery Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center
2009-2013 Presidents Scholarship, Pacific Northwest College of Art
2013 C.S. Price painting award, Pacific Northwest College of Art
2013 Abraham and Anna C. Helman Thesis Award, Pacific Northwest College of Art


Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists, Aesthetica, 2017
Lewton-Leopold, Gabi "Interview: William Matheson," Nationale, October 9, 2015.