b. 1973, New Plymouth, New Zealand MFA - RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 2008

Selected Individual and Two Person Exhibitions

2016 Personal Recordings: Matt Henry - Madoka Kouno, Goya Curtain, Tokyo
New Endings, Viewfinder, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Auckland Central Library
Long Division, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
2015 Structural Relief, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts (2014-15)
2013 High Fidelity, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2012 From the series 16:9, SNO Contemporary Art Projects, Sydney, Australia
2011 User Friendly, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland, New Zealand
Vernacular Painting, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2010 Contraflow, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
2009 Doppelgänger, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
Fahrenheit, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Flatline, Starkwhite Project Space, Auckland, New Zealand
2005 Easy Terms, Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2004 Bloom, High Street Project, Christchurch, New Zealand

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Katharsis, Calder & Lawson Gallery, University of Waikato
2015 Silian Rail, RM Projects, Auckland.
Relational Perception, Basement Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand.
2013 ELSEWHERE, 10th Nov 2012 - 7th Apr 2013, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
2012 Metaphoria, St Paul Street Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Melbourne International Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
2011 ART HK11, International Art Fair, Hong Kong
Wallace Art Awards, Touring show, The Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, New Zealand
2010 ART HK10, International Art Fair, Hong Kong 2008 MFA Graduate Exhibition, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Premium Kualitea, Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Pitch, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2007 Living Together, Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Activating Korea, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2006 Mostly Harmless: a performance series, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
National Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum of Art & History, Hamilton, New Zealand
2004 View, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1997 Currents, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1996 Musical accompaniment for Das Kabinett des Dr Caligari, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Collections

Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, New Zealand
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
Elevation Capital Art Collection, New Zealand
The James Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade

Commissions / Other

2014 Structural Relief, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts
Untitled counter-relief, Elevation Capital Art Collection, New Zealand
2011 Studio Residency, Sydney Non Objective, Sydney, Australia
2010 Research grant (exhibition), WITT, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki
2008 NZ MFA Development Grant, RMIT University, Melbourne
2006 Finalist, Trust Waikato Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum of Art & History
Research grant (artist catalogue), WITT, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Selected Bibliography

McAvoy, E. (2016). Matt Henry: Long Division. New Plymouth: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Hurrell, John. (2014, Dec 22). Matt Henry in Te Tuhi [Web log]. Retrieved from http://www.eyecontactsite.com/2014/12/matt-henry-in-te-tuhi-ii

Exhibition Archive, Matt Henry: Structural Relief Te Tuhi. (2014, Nov 15). Retrieved from http://www.tetuhi.org.nz/exhibitions/exhibitiondetails.php?id=150

High Fidelity, Nov 16 – Dec 14, Starkwhite. (2013, Nov 16). Retrieved from https://ocula.com/art-galleries/starkwhite/exhibitions/high-fidelity/

Phillips, Bruce E. (2012, Feb 1). Painting Obsolescence [exhibition text] From the Series 16:9, Sydney Non Objective, 2012

Atticus, Todd. (2011, Nov 1). Southside Arts Festival: Matt Henry – User Friendly [Web log]. Retrieved from http://spindlemagazine.com/2011/11/from-southside-arts-festival%E2%80%A8%E2%80%A8-matt-henry-user-friendly/

Matt Henry and Timothy Chapman, Silian Rail. (2015, April 29). Retrieved from http://rm103.org/?p=1043

Hurrell, John. (2011, Oct 19). Matt Henry at Te Tuhi [Web log]. Retrieved from http://www.eyecontactsite.com/2011/10/henry-at-te-tuhi

Matt Henry: User Friendly, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland, New Zealand. (2011, Sep 24). Retrieved from http://www.tetuhi.org.nz/exhibitions/exhibitiondetails.php?id=103

Consumer appliances inspire Auckland artist. (2011, Sep 16). Retrieved from http://www.creativenz.govt.nz/news/consumer-appliances-inspire-auckland-artist

Hurrell, John. (2011, 17 May). Matt Henry’s Vernacular Paintings [Web log]. Retrieved from http://eyecontactsite.com/2011/05/matt-henrys-vernacular-paintings

Vernacular Painting, April 18 – May 14, Starkwhite. (2011, April 18). Retrieved from https://ocula.com/art-galleries/starkwhite/exhibitions/vernacular-painting/

McNamara, T.J. (2010, July 3). Colourful chaos, cool minimalism. The New Zealand Herald, p B14.

Hurrell, John. (2010, 24 June). Realistic Sculptures or Abstract Paintings? [Web log]. Retrieved from http://eyecontactsite.com/2010/06/realistic-sculptures-or-abstract-paintings

Contraflow, June 21 - July 17, Starkwhite. (2010, June, 21). Retrieved from http://www.re-title.com/exhibitions/archive_starkwhite8745.asp

Hurrell, John. (2009, Sep 11). So cool you could burn yourself [Web log] Retrieved from http://eyecontactartforum.blogspot.com/2009/09/so-cool-you-could-burn-youself.html

Flatline, September 7 – October 3, Starkwhite. (2009, Sep 7). Retrieved from http://starkwhite.co.nz/exhibitions/previous/matt-henry-flatline.aspx

Huddleston, Charlotte. (ed.) (2008). Mostly Harmless: A Performance Series, New Zealand, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

Wilson, Michael. (2009, May 6). Artforum.com Critics’ Picks [Web log], Retrieved from http://artforum.com/archive/id=22738

Hurrell, John. (2009, April 24). Double vision, double vision [Web log]. Retrieved from http://eyecontactartforum.blogspot.com/2009/04/double-vision-double-vision.html

Doppelgänger, April 16 – May 16, Starkwhite. (2009, April 16). Retrieved from http://www.starkwhite.co.nz/exhibitions/#/matt-henry-doppelg/ 
Phillips, Bruce E. (2007, Dec 8). Perfection Issues [Web log]. Retrieved from http://reviewrepository.blogspot.com/2007_12_02_archive.html

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