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MATTHEW SWARTS + DEAR DAVE, (ISSUE 28)

MATTHEW SWARTS + DEAR DAVE, (ISSUE 28) “Matthew Swarts has engaged in the neurology of networked computing and photography, warping information and idling in digitized distortions and chromatic discord,” writes Stephen Frailey (EDITOR, DEAR DAVE,). “The work reveals a romanticism that seems atypical for an involvement with technology. The photographs are a lattice of powdery…

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Matthew Swarts @ The George Eastman Museum’s “A Matter of Memory”, curated by Lisa Hostetler

My most sincere thanks to Lisa Hostetler, Curator-in-charge, Department of Photography, at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, for including five pieces from The Alternatives in her upcoming exhibition “A Matter of Memory”. (October 22, 2016–January 29, 2017, in the Museum’s Main Galleries). I will look forward to posting more about this exhibition as the date…

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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…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + WHATISAPORTRAIT? @ RIPE gallery thealternatives2014img 2788b

Matthew Swarts + WHATISAPORTRAIT? @ RIPE gallery

Delighted to announce my first place selection by Ruben Natal San Miguel in RIPE art gallery’s WHATISAPORTRAIT? exhibition opening this Saturday, December 13, 2014.  Special thanks to the tireless and fearless team of Ruben and RIPE’s owner, Cherie Via Rexer! From the gallery: “Ripe Art Gallery’s First Juried Photography Exhibition was an Open Call for…

MATTHEW SWARTS Matthew Swarts + BREAKING GROUND EXHIBITION @ College of William and Mary matthewswartsbreakingground

Matthew Swarts + BREAKING GROUND EXHIBITION @ College of William and Mary

I am thrilled and full of gratitude to have been invited by Eliot Dudik, Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of William and Mary, to participate in BREAKING GROUND, a blockbuster exhibition of photography featuring 110 national and international photographic artists!   from the text accompanying the exhibition: On this 175th anniversary of the invention…

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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…