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"My art is one man's take on what has happened to him, those around him, and what the future seems to hold."
Matt Sesow

American Artist - Matt Sesow Self taught American Artist - Painter

Matt Sesow - Self-taught expressionist painter

Matt Sesow

 

1851 Columbia rd NW, #603
Washington, DC 20009
United States of America
202-319-1459

 

Selected Exhibitions/Awards 2001-2003


SOLO SHOW: Corcoran Museum "White Walls" Gallery , Washington, DC (2001) , over 45 works
SOLO SHOW, windows at 14th and G downtown, 30+ works, Feb - April 2002 (Washington, DC)
SOLO SHOW: 'CDW', 30th and M Street in Georgetown: Jan6 2002 thru March3 (Washington, DC)
Group Show: "OUTSIDE/IN: Visionary Artists and Virginia Collectors", Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (Virginia Beach)
SOLO SHOW: 'the ottobar', March 2003, over 20 works (Baltimore, MD)
SOLO SHOW: at Aroma in Washington, DC. 30+ works , March14 thru May 14 2003


* "Hell Bound" and "Bunny Collector" selected for "Revelations and Reflections of American Self-Taught Artists" ExhibitsUSA museum exhibit, April 2002 thru May 2005
* Sept 01, 2002 - Oct 20, 2002: The Arkansas Arts Center (Little Rock, AK)
* Nov 10, 2002 - Jan7, 2003: Stedman Art Gallery (Camden, New Jersey)
* Jan 28, 2003 - Mar 16, 2003: Southern Ohio Museum (Porstmouth, Ohio)
* June 16, 2003 - Aug 11, 2003: Union College (Schnectady, NY)
* Sept 1, 2003 - Oct 20, 2003: UNLV Barrick Museum (Las Vegas, NV)
* Feb 1, 2004 - Mar 20, 2004: Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art (Great Falls, Montana)
* Apr 6, 2004 - Aug 11, 2004: The Middlebury College Museum of Art (Middlebury, Vermont)
* Sept 01, 2004 - Oct 20, 2004: Hearst Art Gallery (Moraga, CA)
* Nov 10, 2004 - Jan 07, 2005: Loveland Museum and Gallery (Loveland, Colorado)
* Apr 06, 2005 - May 25, 2005: Museum of the Southwest (Midland, TX)
* Jun 16, 2005 - Aug 14, 2005: Art Museum of Southwest Texas (Beaumont, TX)


BEST IN SHOW: Awarded 'Best in Show', national juried exhibition ('Before and After' + 2 others), at Viewpoint Gallery showing in Schenectady, New York (May-July 2002) Curator: Ruth Daly
JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD: Awarded 'Best in Show', national juried exhibition ('Nobody's Pushover, etc), at Viewpoint Gallery showing in Schenectady, New York (May-July 2003)
2ND PLACE AWARD: "Adams Morgan Day" Washington, DC (Sept 7 - 8, 2002)


* Group Show: "In Response", national juried exhibition, ("To Hell and Back" and "America Recovers"), SCAD Red Gallery,
Savannah GA(Sept4-Nov5 2002) Jurors: Robin Cembalest(executive editor of ArtNews), Jeremy Strick (director of Museum of Contemporary Art, LA)

* "Join Hands" selected for "Breaking through the Walls of Bias" show at Hofstra Univ. April-August 2002 (New York) Curator: Marcus Schubert

* Group Show: "9/11 - Memorial Exhibition", 291 Broadway at Reade, NYC, (Sept11-Sept30 2002), New York City

* Group Show: "ARTISTS WITH (dis)ABILITIES", America Oh Yes!, Washington, DC (Sept5-Nov30 2002)

* Group Show: 'Political Bodies', SEATTLE, WA: sponsored by CARA (Communities Against Rape and Abuse), show runs Jan13-Feb23, 2003




Publications / Other Media


New Art International, Volume VIII, 2002-2003: Book Art Press, p17
WASHINGTON DC: feature article in 'Northwest Current News', weekly paper (Oct 9, 2002)
INTERVIEW: article interviewing Sesow in 'Get Underground' magazine by Star Jewel Smith
Self Taught, Outsider, and Folk Art, McFarland Press, Betty-Carol Sellen, 2000
BigNews (cover and article), New York City, February 2002
Brutarian, No.28, Washington, DC, August 1999
San Jose Mercury News, November 1998
The Hartford Courant, Hartford CT, January 1998
Folk Art Finder, Winter 1996
Raw Vision #17, #19, #21, #37 (continuous)
Folk Art, Museum of American Folk Art, New York City, Spring & Summer 1997, Winter 1998
New York City Gallery Guide, March, April, May, June, and July 1997
Art Review Magazine, fall 1997
Creating Internet Entertainment, Wiley Publishing, 1997
"The Sadist," DVD film box cover art, AllDay Entertainment, (1997)




 

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www.sesow.com

 







 



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