Artists



The Escape Artist
Oil and flashe on linen
2017
60 x 48 inches
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Lives and works in Brooklyn

EDUCATION

MFA, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT BFA, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

MATTHEW HANSEL, Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI

2010

WITH FLYING COLORS, Yuka Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan 

2009

HISTORICALISH, The Art Center, Martinsburg, WV

2008

MATTHEW HANSEL, Cerasoli Gallery, Culver City, CA

2007

YOUTH IS WASTED, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

PULSE Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

SUMMER BREAKS, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2016

GILES, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece

FUTURE/FORMER, Hooper Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Bomb Pop Up, 1822 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY

2015

REVERENCE & REVERIE, The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY

THEIR MOUTHS ARE FILLED WITH EARTH, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA

A VARIANT FORM OF LUST, Fine and Raw, Brooklyn, NY

2014

POP-UP BROOKLYN: Three Brooklyn Artists Showcased in Detroit: Kent Henricksen, Doug Young and Matthew Hansel, Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI

SEEING STORIES, Q.E.D., Queens, NY 

HELP IS ON THE WAY, Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI

2013

PAGE 179, ARTFORUM, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY

HALF.LIFE, 241 Suydam, Brooklyn, NY

UNIVERSAL, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY

2010

ANGELCA 01, Yuka Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO ART FAIR, Yuka Contemporary Booth, Tokyo, Japan

2009

CURLY Q, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY

395/NADA ART IN/VISIBLE SPACES, Brooklyn, NY

OLD SCHOOL, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY

2008

GIFTED, Cerasoli LeBasse Gallery, Culver City, CA

AQUA ART FAIR, Cerasoli LeBasse Gallery, Miami, FL

SPLASH, Cerasoli Gallery, Culver City, CA

SCOPE ART FAIR, Jack the Pelican Presents, New York, NY

DEEP POP, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

BREVITY’S RAINBOW, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007

SCOPE ART FAIR, Jack the Pelican Presents, East Hampton, NY

VIRGIN MOBILE RE*GENERATION, Skylight Studios, New York, NY

FOUNTAIN ART FAIR, Jack the Pelican Presents, New York, NY

DEEP END, Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY

2006

DRAW, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY

UNDERTOW 2, Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

SUMMER RESIDENCY EXHIBITION, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

UNDERTOW, Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY

AWARDS

2011

New York Foundation for the Arts Grant Recipient

RESIDENCIES

2016

Hooper Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2006

The Cooper Union Summer Residency Program, New York, NY

1998

Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT

PUBLICATIONS

2015

Kouznetsova, Ekaterina. “Matt Hansel - Reverence & Reverie [Artist to Watch],” Nakid Magazine, November 16, 2015. Online.

2012

''(100 under 100) The New Superstars of Southern Art.” The Oxford American, June 2012: 54-96. Print.

2011

Schappell, Elissa. “About the Cover.” Tin House: The Ecstatic, Volume 13 #1, 2011: 224. Print.

2007

Kishkin, Julie. “A Sunday Gallery Stroll, One Chalupa at a Time.” ARTCAT, October 5, 2007, Digital.

Morton, Julia. “I, Me and Mine: The New Art Avant-Garde in Williamsburg.” New York Press, September 19-25, 2007: 40. Print.