MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + CPAC (Denver): The Relationship Show beth2014 mg 9933aarwo

Matthew Swarts + CPAC (Denver): The Relationship Show

I am deeply honored to have work from both BETH and The Alternatives in “The Relationship Show” at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (Denver)! Special thanks to Patti Hallock and Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles for making this exciting exhibition happen! From the exhibition catalog: ŸMAUREEN DRENNAN • LAURA BETH REESE • MATTHEW SWARTS • ALLISON…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + Kopeikin Gallery @ SEATTLE ART FAIR 2015 seattle art fair logo

Matthew Swarts + Kopeikin Gallery @ SEATTLE ART FAIR 2015

Delighted to have work from both BETH and The Alternatives on view at Kopeikin Gallery’s installation at the Seattle Art Fair! Special thanks to Paul Kopeikin, for tirelessly and steadily championing my work!   July 30th – August 2nd 2015. CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle, Washington    

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Matthew Swarts + GUP Magazine (The Netherlands)

Very excited to announce the publication of my work in GUP Magazine #45 Evolution out of The Netherlands. Special and sincere thanks to Katherine October Matthews for discovering my work and publishing this portfolio and interview! From the supporting text for GUP #45/EVOLUTION: “Change alone is unchanging,” spoke the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus. And so it…

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Matthew Swarts + LENSCRATCH

It is an incredible honor (and a delight!) to be featured on Lenscratch today! My sincere and special thanks to the ever-incredible Aline Smithson! http://lenscratch.com/2015/04/matthew-swarts-beth-and-the-alternatives/ “Matthew Swarts has a current exhibition at the Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles that runs through April 18th featuring two projects, Beth and Alternatives. With both projects, Matthew reconsiders photographic…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + Griffin Museum of Photography + [Photo]gogues 2015 matthew swarts griffin museum of photography

Matthew Swarts + Griffin Museum of Photography + [Photo]gogues 2015

Incredibly honored to be included amongst photographic educators in the New England area showing work in Paula Tognarelli’s and Frances Jakubek’s [Photo]gogues 2015:, part of the FLASH FORWARD BOSTON festival! Dates Apr 24–May 15, 2015 Hours Mon-Thurs: 10 AM–9 PM Fri-Sat: 10 AM–9:30 PM Sun: 10 AM–9 PM Location Lafayette City Center Passageway (links Macy’s…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts: PROCESSING @ Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles) matthewswartsprocessingweb

Matthew Swarts: PROCESSING @ Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles)

I am thrilled to announce my first exhibition with Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles): Matthew Swarts: PROCESSING (Beth and the Alternatives), March 7th through April 18th, 2015. My most sincere thanks to Paul Kopeikin, whose collaboration and support for this work have made all things newly possible! Friends and followers near Los Angeles, please join me at Kopeikin…

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Matthew Swarts + RADICAL COLOR

I am incredibly honored to be a part of Jon Feinstein’s ground-shaking exhibition: RADICAL COLOR @ Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon. Opening Friday, February 6th, 2015 and on view until March 30th, 2015. From the essay that accompanies the exhibition: Radical Color: A Continuous Black Hole Color photography and its relationship to the…

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Matthew Swarts + BETH + Featureshoot.com!

Very grateful for the kind and thoughtful words of artist and writer Pelle Cass about BETH for featureshoot.com: http://www.featureshoot.com/2014/07/portrait-of-partnership-a-photographers-homage-to-a-failed-relationship-nsfw/ “A woman stands against a gray sky, the low light of the sinking sun glints off her glasses. Her hair is in a bun. She is attractive, but not conventionally beautiful. It’s the same person in…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts and Beth | Conscientious Photography Magazine + APhotoEditor matthew swarts and beth conscientious photography magazine aphotoeditor

Matthew Swarts and Beth | Conscientious Photography Magazine + APhotoEditor

Really delighted to discover the discussion about Joerg Colberg’s musings on portraiture (and BETH) continues on APhotoEditor. http://www.aphotoeditor.com/2013/09/30/what-makes-a-great-portrait-is-your-willingness-to-take-what-you-want/ Special thanks to Rob Haggart for bouncing this out!

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + Jörg Colberg + Conscientious Photography Magazine matthew swarts jorg colberg conscientious photography magazine

Matthew Swarts + Jörg Colberg + Conscientious Photography Magazine

BETH and I are incredibly honored and thrilled to be featured on Jörg Colberg’s celebrated Conscientious Photography Magazine today:   “Here is Beth, photographed by her partner, Matthew Swarts. Of Beth we, meaning everybody except those who know this young woman in person, have a set of photographs and nothing else. What are we going to make of…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition/Texas Woman’s University matthew swarts joyce elaine grant exhibition

Matthew Swarts + Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition/Texas Woman’s University

Honored to have been selected by Sarah Kennel, Associate Curator in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), to be a part of this exciting exhibition at Texas Woman’s University.  Love this image of guests in front of Beth, Long Beach Island, New Jersey, 2012! http://www.twu.edu/visual-arts/joyce-elaine-grant.asp http://www.lightleaked.com/2013/02/curator-sarah-kennel.html?spref=fb