ABOUT

Matthew McQuillan is a Visual Artist currently based in London. For further information please contact mrmcquillan@googlemail.com

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Education

– 2008-10: MFA Art Practice, Goldsmiths University

– 2002-05: BA Fine Art Painting, University of Brighton

– 2001-02: Art Foundation, University of the West of England

Exhibitions | Events

– 2015: ‘Bottom Natures’, Cafe Gallery Projects, London
Curated group show.

– 2015: ‘Real Estates’ (with Focus E15 campaign), PEER, London
Night of performances, readings and films featuring Alison Ballance, Morgan Quaintance, Patrick Langley and Rab Harling.

– 2015: ‘This is not a Symptom’, talk series respondent, South London gallery, London

– 2014: ‘How not to be Distant’, Event weekend for ‘Concerning the Bodyguard’, The Tetley, Leeds

2014: ‘Concerning the Bodyguard’, The Tetley, Leeds

– 2014: ‘Winter Escape’, The Common House, London
Weekend of Talks and presentations with invited speakers, on notions of freedom and confinement
(co-organised with Naomi Pearce).

2014: ‘Soft Evidence’, Legion TV, London (solo project)

– 2013: ‘Copy: At The Table’, 20-21 Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

– 2012: ‘Bird, Plastic, Stomach (A User’s Guide to Kipple)’, A one-night event,
Los Angeles

– 2012 ‘Westworld’, Xerox, Kline Coma, London

– 2012: ‘Collapsing in Parts: Footnote 2: The Erotics of Public Possibility’
International Project Space, Birmingham

– 2011: ‘An Exchange with Sol Lewitt’, Cabinet, New York

– 2010: ‘Cocktail Salon’, Miss B’s Salon, Form Content, London

– 2010: ‘To Look is to Labour’, Laden Fuer Nichts, Leipzig

– 2010: ‘Goldsmiths MFA Degree Show’, London

– 2009: ‘The Life Room’, Chelsea Space, London

– 2009: ‘The Earth Not a Globe’, Rokeby Gallery, London

– 2009: ‘KNSTHS FMR # 2’, Budapest

– 2009: ‘Pause and Eject’, MFA interim group show, London

– 2008: ‘Fall in Theatre’, Take Courage Gallery, London

– 2007: ‘The Breakfast Club’, London

– 2007: ‘Under the Pier’, Paradise Row Gallery, London

Teaching | Projects

– 2015: Visiting Lecturer, Critical Practice, Brighton University

– 2012: Visiting Lecturer, BA Fine Art Course, Hastings (ongoing)

– 2012: Student Workshop, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

– 2011: Visiting Lecturer, BA Sculpture Course, Brighton University

– 2011: Visiting Lecturer, Art MFA Course, Chelsea School of Art

Print | Publications

– 2015: ‘Interview with Sianne Ngai’, Riso printed pamphlet on the occasion of Bottom Natures, at CGP, London

– 2013: ‘Copy: At The Table’, Copy Projects

– 2013: ‘Misery Connoisseur’, magazine, issue II

– 2012: ‘Westworld’, Publication for group exhibition, at Xerox, Kline Coma, London

– 2010: ‘Spin Art’, art magazine, Leipzig

– 2010: Goldsmiths MFA 2010 catalogue