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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 + Metropolitan Picture Framing @ MIAMI PROJECT 2014

Metropolitan Picture Framing recently interviewed me for their informative artist blog. I cannot thank Metroframe.com enough for the rapid but expert fabrication of my frames for Kopeikin Gallery’s installation at MIAMI PROJECT 2014. The craftsmanship and attention to detail is apparent in each hand-made frame. If you are looking for an elegant, beautifully crafted wooden frame…

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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…

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Matthew Swarts + Mother’s Day 2014

A special thanks this Mother’s Day to my Mom, Hope Swarts, who has always been the brightest and most clear light in my life.   And to my Grandmother, Dorothy Schweitzer, whose resilience in life will forever be inspiring: My Grandmother at 94, talking about life, the afterlife, and more. Without these two women, I…