Matt Borruso

Visiting Faculty
Painting and MFA Faculty
mborruso@sfai.edu
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Matt Borruso lives and works in San Francisco. Solo shows include Wax House of Wax  and The Hermit's Revenge Fantasy at Steven Wolf Fine Arts, Return to Holy Mountain at 2nd Floor Projects, and Scanners, a collaboration with Nick Hoff at the Mina Dresden Gallery. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Manhattan Cultural Council, Derek Eller, and Anna Kustera in New York; the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery; the Headlands Center for the Arts; and recently at Exile Projects in Berlin, among others.

Selected Exhibitions: 

Solo:

  • Return To Holy Mountain, 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco, CA, 2009
  • Full Spectrum Aura, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2008

Group:

  • Head Shop, Exile Projects, Berlin, 2010
  • Front + Center, Headlands Center For the Arts, Sausalito, CA, 2010
  • I, Daughter of Kong, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, 2009
  • Grandma, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY,  2008
  • Post-Retro, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY, 2007
  • NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, 2007

Selected Publications: 

  • Negative Space, edition of 50, 2010
  • Beautiful Decay  interview with Colleen Asper, Issue V, 2008
  • The Highlights interview with Colleen Asper, August Issue, 2008
  • New York Times review of NeoIntegrity, “Go Ahead, Expect Surprises,” by Holland Cotter, August 9, 2007

Education: 

  • MFA, Yale University School of Art, 2004
  • BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 2002

Links:

  • http://ilikethisart.net/?p=19302
  • http://lca.sfsu.edu/events/2014-09-20-000000-2014-10-16-000000/6351
  • http://openspace.sfmoma.org/2014/07/1986-timeline/
  • http://thisisexile.com/exhibitions/das-stille-leben-des-sammlers-kempinski/
  • https://printedmatter.org/36633
  • http://www.stevenwolffinearts.com/dynamic/exhibit_artist.asp?ExhibitID=157
  • http://www.artpractical.com/feature/scanners-hoarders-and-collectors/
  • http://scannersproject.com/Borruso_Artforum.pdf
  • http://blog.sfmoma.org/2012/02/collection-rotation34/
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