Mat Brinkman

Mat Brinkman

Mat Brinkman (born 1973, Austin, TX) Lives and works in Golden, CO

Education

1996 Printmaking and Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1991 Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2013
Brinkman / Golden: Mat Brinkman and Samara Golden, LOYAL, Malmö, Sweden

2010
Phantasmatgoria, The Hole, New York, NY

2009
Melissa Brown / Mat Brinkman, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

2008
RV and Trailer Drawings, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

Group Exhibitions

2016
Providence, curated by Jonas Delaborde, Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète, France

2015
What Nerve!, curated by Dan Nadel, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY (Forcefield)
The Book in Extremis, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN

2014
What Nerve! (with Forcefield), Curated by Dan Nadel, RISD museum, Providence, RI

2013
Draw Gym - 247365, New York City, NY
Reproduction - What Pipeline, Detroit, MI
Congealed: A Festival of Solo Experimental Sound and Art, curated by Chris Pottinger, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI

2011
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, Garage Center, Moscow, Russia

2010
Mutant Pop, LOYAL, Malmö, Sweden
PortugalArte10, Lisbon, Portugal

2009
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, MACRO Museum, Rome, Italy

2008
Mail Order Monsters, curated by Kathy Grayson, Max Wigram, London, England
Mail Order Monsters, curated by Kathy Grayson, Andreas Melas Presents, Athens, Greece
Artificial World, Stairwell Gallery, Providence, RI
Dark Age, Stairwell Gallery, Providence, RI

2007
le dernier cri - Art’s Factory / Galerie Nomade, Montreuil, France
Extra Room, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Panic Room - Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2006
Wunderground. Providence, 1995 to the present, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Welcome Home, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden
Nordic Art Far Fest, LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

2005
Printed & Pinned, Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

2003
Streetspace, window installation, Dirt Palace, Providence, RI
Paper Rodeo, The Beguiling, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Paper Rodeo, Raft of Dwarves, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Wall Paintings - Mat Brinkman & Leif Goldberg, HaNNa, Tokyo, Japan

2002
Body of Work: a survey of contemporary art in Providence, Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Paper Rodeo, group show, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Promassive: Print Show Providence, benefit for AS220, Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI
Whitney Biennial 2002, Force Field, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Force Field, Walrus, Providence, RI

2001
Thundertown, group show, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

2000
Olneyville County Fair, Fort Thunder, Providence, RI
Fort Thunder, group show, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

1999
Fort Thunder, group show, W.I.N. Gallery, Providence, RI
Fort Thunder, group show, Revolving Museum, Boston, MA
Fort Thunder, group show, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Artists for AIDS Care, benefit exhibition, Gallery Agniel, Providence, RI

1997
Post No Bills, Woods Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

1996
Providence Throws Down, group show, curated by Jim Draper, Renegade Gallery, Providence, RI

1994
ND Show, group show, ND Magazine, Austin, TX

Collections

Dakis Joannou

Selected Performances and Tours

Show Tunes of the Condemned - East Coast 2004
Movies with Live Soundtracks - East Coast/Mid West 2004
Mindflayer - East Coast /Mid West 2003
Meerk Puffy - East Coast/Mid West 2001
Force Field - East Coast 2001
Force Field - U.S. 1997

Music, Soundtrack and Sound Releases
On the labels: Hanson Records, RRR records, American Tapes, Vermiform, Muss Stash Tapes, Thunderecerdscdrs, Load Records, Animal Disguise Recordings, HERESEE, Breathmint, Bulb Records, Hospital Productions
Under the names: Mr. Brinkman, Force Field, MindFlayer, Meerk Puffy, Danse Asshole, Krap, Freak Zone, Jamborghini, Monstrosity Brinkman, Mystery Brinkman, M.C. Brinkmandibles

Performances

2000
Moon Varmit with Leif Goldberg, AS220, Providence, RI

1999
Major Gnome, The Cooler, New York, NY
Moon Varmit with Leif Goldberg, Fort Thunder, Providence, RI

1998
Major Gnome, Fort Thunder, Providence, RI
Wack Attack, Fort Thunder, Providence, RI
Blood From a Turnip, Perishable Theatre, Providence, RI
The Living Room, Providence, RI

1997-99
Monster Final Boss Attacks, Victory Wrestling, Fort Thunder, Providence, RI
Minor Gnome Fort Thunder, Providence, RI

Publications

Heads 44, published by PictureBox
Paper Rodeo 1 - 18, editor in chief 2000-present
Kramers Ergot 3, anthology edited by Sammy Harkham, published by Gingko Press 2003
Kramers Ergot 5, anthology edited by Sammy Harkham, published by Gingko Press 2005
Teratoid Heights, published by Highwater Books 2003
Comix 2001, anthology published by L’Association Presse, France 2001

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