Victor Matthews

Biography

b.1963 Brooklyn, NYC

International artist Victor Matthews was born in Brooklyn in 1963 and currently lives and works in New York City.

He attended the High School of Art and Design and received his BFA from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. His work has been exhibited in numerous solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, including the 48th Venice Biennale, Museum Sala Uno (Rome), Stephen Wirtz Gallery (San Francisco), Perry Rubenstein Gallery (New York), and The Sculpture Center (New York).

His work is in the permanent collection or the Museum Overholland (Amsterdam), Cornell University (Ithaca NY), Museum Ludwig (Cologne), New School (New York), and Museum Nuova Icona (Venice), as well as in the private collections of Russell Simmons, Brice & Helen Marden, Francesco & Alba Clemente, Vera List, Nathaniel Rothschild, President Mogae of Botswana, Ronald Perelman and Salman Rushdie, among others.

Space Gallery Saint Barth had the pleasure to invite Victor Matthews as one of two artists to present his works in the collateral event at the Venice Biennale called “Transitions” in June 2013.

Selected Exhibitions

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2012
Winter Dreams, Space SBH, St Barthelemy

2011
The Vortex Paintings, deBuck Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Alter Ego Paintings, Wendt Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Champions of Modernism III, Wendt Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2008
Antarctica, Olivia On Warren, Hudson, NY

2007
Oliver Houg Gallery, Lyon, France

2006
Champions of Modernism II, Denise Bibro Fine Art, Inc., New York, NY

2005
Galerie Berinson, Berlin, Germany

2004
Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, NY

2002
Beyond Metamorphosis, between Piers 88-90, Battery Park, New York, NY

2001
Panther, a site-specific installation, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY

2000
Sala 1 – International Center for Contemporary Art – Rome, Italy

1999
The 48th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, Nuova Icona Cultural Association for the Patronage of Contemporary Visual and Performing Arts, Venice, Italy

1998
Stephen Wirtz Gallery – San Francisco, CA

1996
Champions of Modernism, The Castle Gallery
College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY
Mary Washington College Galleries, Fredericksburg, VA
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV
Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourne, FL

1995
Pink Innocence, Grand Salon, New York, NY
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paul Nievergilt, Zurich, Switzerland

1993
Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Guggenheim Museum, Venice, Italy

1992
Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Tim Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Tibor de Nagy, New York, NY

1988
Tower Gallery, New York, NY
Gallerie Sedjusehin, Konstanz, Germany
Gallerie Berenson, Berlin Germany

1987
Maurice Azoulay Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986
E.V. Gallery, New York, NY, Art et Industrie,, New York, NY, Moda Exhibition Space, New York, NY

1985
Palladium East Village Show, New York, NY, Aesthetics Gallery, New York, NY
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH

Public Collections (selection)

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Sala 1 – International Center for Contemporary Art – Rome, Italy
Stephen Wirtz Gallery – San Francisco, CA
Perry Rubenstein Gallery – New York, NY
The Sculpture Center – New York, NY
Museum Overholland – Amsterdam, Holland
Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
Museum Ludwig – Cologne, Germany
The New School University – New York
NY Nuova Icona – Venice, Italy

Private Collections

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Tracy Maitland & Kim Hatchett, New York
Donald Beachler, New York
Jay Z, New York
Francesco and Alba Clemente, New York
Richard D. Parsons, New York
Nathaniel Rothchild, London
Ted Fields, Los Angeles
Annabelle Sciorra, New York
Lucas White, London
Vivi Nevo, New York
Victtorio Urbani, Venice, Italy
John (Jelly Bean) Benitez, Ft. Lauderdale
Festus Morgae, Botswana, Africa
John Paulson, New York
Robin Thicke & Paula Patton, Los Angeles
George Robb Jr., Florida
L.A. Reid, New York
Paolo Nicola Rossini, Monaco
Patti Wilson, New York
Brett Ratner, Los Angeles
Fabienne Lecole, New York
Cheryl Gold, New York
Merle Rubine, New York
Ed Norten, New York
Mary J. Blige, New York
Peter and Kara Georgiopoulos, New York
Steven Lowy, New York
Timothy Greenfield Sanders, New York
Craig M. Hatkoff & Jane Rosenthal, New York
Dirk Goldwasser, Miami
Nicole Nagel, Los Angeles
Salman Rusdie, New York
Russell Simmons, New York
Brice and Helen Marden, New York
Brian Grazer, Los Angles
Lyor Cohen, New York
Richard Plepler, New York
Tatum O’neal, New York
Jim Breyer, Florida
Georgina Grenville, Paris, France
Vera G. List, New York
Donald Trump, New York
Carolyn Benitez, New York
Ronald Perelman, New York
Forest Whitaker, Los Angeles
Andre Harrell, New York
Veronica Webb, New York
Mariangela Ventura, Monaco
David Rosenberg, New York
Paul and Dayssi Kanavos, New York
David Tisch, New York
Susan and David Noonan, New York
Peter Lowy, Los Angeles
Solided Obrian, New York
Dr. Oz Garcia, New York
Tamara Mellon, New York
Byron and Susan Roth, Laguna Beach
David and Susan Noonan, New York
Sante D’orazio, New York
John and Joyce Varvatos, New York
Patrice & Gisele Courtier, France
Beth Rudin DeWoody, New York

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