Andy Mattern is an Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

Gallery Representation:
Elizabeth Houston Gallery
190 Orchard Street
New York, NY 10002

 
Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2017 Standard Size, JRB Art at The Elms, Oklahoma City, OK, May 5-29
  Light Tight: Meggan Gould & Andy Mattern, NM Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, Mar 25 – Oct 1
  Elevate, 21c Museum Hotel, OKC, OK, Feb 18 – July 30
2016 Standard Size, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Driven Snow, Central Features Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
  Cable Management, Pacific Exhibits, Albuquerque, NM
2014 Object Image, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
  Standard Size, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
2013 Absent Vessel, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
  Driven Snow, Marc Navarro Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2012 Mountains Were Oceans, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of MN, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Moonlight Towers, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
 
Art Fairs
2017 AIPAD, Pier 94, New York, NY, Mar 30 – Apr 2
  VOLTA NY (Solo Focus), Pier 90, New York, NY, Mar 1-5
  Photo LA, Los Angeles, CA, Jan 12-15
2016 Pulse Miami Beach, Miami, FL, Dec 1 – 4
 
Group Exhibitions
2017 19th Annual National Juried Competition, LBI Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Loveladies, NJ, June 2 – 26 (Opening June 18, 5-7 pm)
  Art 365, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Norman, OK, Jun 9 – Aug 4 (Opening June 9, 6-8pm)
  Remix, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, June 8 – July 22 (Opening June 8, 6-9pm)
  2017 National Juried Exhibition, Batesville Area Arts Council, Batesville, AR, April 25 – June 10
  8 Exhibition, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York, NY
  Space, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
  10th Annual Juried Plastic Camera Show, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
  Iteration, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  Home, Back Gallery, Tulsa, OK Feb
  4th Louisiana Biennial: National Juried Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  IAO Annual Juried Show, IAO, OKC, OK
2016 Small Works, JRB Art at The Elms, Oklahoma City, OK
  Materials & Processes, Silvereye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
  24 Works on Paper, Various locations in Oklahoma, Aug 2016 – Jan 2018
  Unbound!5, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
  Concept, Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK and The Luminary, St. Louis, MO
  2016 National Juried Exhibition, Batesville Area Arts Council, Batesville, AR, Batesville, AR
  Winter Pictures, Humble Arts Foundation, curated by Jon Feinstein and Andy Adams (Web)
  Brilliant: The Light Show, JRB Art at The Elms, Oklahoma City, OK
2015 Paul Shambroom: Lost, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
  Annual Faculty Exhibition, Gardiner Gallery, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  Thank You for Applying, Gallery 252 at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
  52nd Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
  Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX
  Observations and Collections, Clara Hatton Gallery, Fort Collins, CO
  UNM Graduate & Faculty Exhibition, Bernalillo County Metro Court, ABQ, NM
  Vestiges, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN
2014 Drowning in a Sea of Information, Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
  Carte Blanche, Central Features, Albuquerque, NM
  Perspectives, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN
  Trace, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
  Pop Explosion: the Artist and Popular Culture, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA
2013 Photobook 2013, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
  Trace, Box 13 Artspace, Houston, TX
  Working, Thinking, Seeing, Max Kade German Cultural Center, Cincinnati, OH
  The Lost, the Discarded and the Beautiful, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN
  Unbound!2, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA
  Trace, Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI and Box 13, Houston, TX
  Louisiana Purchase: Biennial Juried Exhibition, F Jay Taylor Visual Arts Center, Ruston, LA
  Introductions, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Open Door 8, Rosalux Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  One Year Anniversary, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN
  Oddworks: 2, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA
  Seen/Unseen, Wiseman Gallery, Grants Pass, OR
  North of the 45th Parallel 2012, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, MI
  Strange Objects, Prøve Gallery, Duluth, MN
  People’s Gallery Exhibition, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
2011 Regarding Place, Peri Centre of Photography, Turku, Finland
  Southeast MN Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Watkins Gallery, Winona, MN
2010 Post Human//Future Tense, Arcade Gallery, Chicago, IL
  (UofM)2, Robbins Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
  Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI
  The Art of Folly, Hope Cook Gallery, Mankato, MN
  Texas National 2010, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
2009 Contemporary 12/12/09, 1419, Minneapolis, MN
  Here & Now, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
  Migration, work • detroit, Detroit, MI
  The Beautiful Struggle, Teton Art Lab, Jackson, WY
2008 TPS 17: Texas National Competition, Center for Contemporary Art, Abilene, TX
  Landscapes of Chance, KiMo Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2006 Active Disappearance, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX
 
Bibliography & Press
2017 Brandenburg, John. "JRB show features abstract acrylics." The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), 11 May, 2017
  Mattern, Andy. “Temporary Fix.” Reading Design, 17 Feb. 2017.
  Frailey, Stephen. “5 of the Best Artworks from Photo L.A. 2017.” Review of Standard Size at Photo LA. Artspace. 18 January 2017, Web.
2016 Vollmer, Wolfgang. “Forum.” Camera Austria, Issue 136, 2016, ISBN 978-3-902911-30-8.
  Brandenburg, John. “Christmas at the Elms’ celebrated at JRB.” The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), 18 December, 2016
  Shaw, Kurt. “Photographers look beyond the stock image.” Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh, PA), 10 September, 2016.
  Welch, Adam, and Olds, Kirsten. Concept 2016. Oklahoma City, OK: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, 2016. Print.
  Montgomery, Renee. “Concept Focus: Oklahoma Artists.” Art Focus Oklahoma, Volume 31, No. 3, May/June, 2016. Print.
2015 Mattern, Andy and Shambroom, Paul, Glove. St. Paul: Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2015. Print.
  “Monson, Katelynn N. “Vestiges.” PRØOF Magazine, 1.4 (2015): 12. Web. 8 February. 2016.
  Siegel, Elizabeth. 14th Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition Catalog. Denton, Texas: Photographic Artists’ Coalition Texas Woman’s University, 2015. Print.
  Stirling, Dana and Friedlander, Yoav, eds. Float Magazine, Portfolio Feature September 18, 2015. 8 February. 2016.
 
Collections
BMO Harris Bank, Minneapolis, MN
Photographic Center North West, Seattle, WA
Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
 
Awards & Grants
2016 Award of Merit, 24 Works on Paper, Curator: W. Jackson Rushing III, Ph.D, OVAC, Oklahoma City, OK
  Artist in Residence, Doel Reed Center for the Arts, Talpa, NM
  Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship, Curator: Karin Campbell, OVAC, Oklahoma City, OK
  Spring CSA, OVAC, Oklahoma City, OK
  Art365, Curator: Dana Turkovic, OVAC, Oklahoma City, OK
  Concept/Focus, Curator: Adam Welch, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC), Oklahoma City, OK
  90th Annual International Competition (Semifinalist), Jurors: Alex Klein and Mungo Thomson, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Juror’s Pick, Daylight Photo Awards
  Coupralux Printing Award, Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition, Juror: April Watson
2013 Printing Fellowship, Photographic Center North West, Seattle, WA
  Best of Show (one of four artists), Photobook 2013, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
2012 Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN
  Community Supported Art! (CSA), Springboard for the Arts and MNartists.org
  Art Shanty Projects (Camera Head Shanty), Medicine Lake, MN
2011 Infinite Editions Infinite Ideas Scholarship
  Christopher G. Cardozo/Edward S. Curtis Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  Honorable Mention, Southeast MN Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Watkins Gallery, Winona, MN
 
Education
2012 MFA Photography, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2002 BFA Studio Art, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
 
Academic Appointments
2015- Assistant Professor of Photography and Digital Media, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
2013-15 Adjunct Lecturer, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
2013-14 Contributing Faculty, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, NM
 
Works Available
Central Features Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Cynthia Byrnes Contemporary Art, Westport, CT
Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York, NY
Uprise Art, New York, NY