Matthew Keeney



Selected Exhibitions/ Performances:

2014 Play-by-Play, Collaborative Concepts at Saunders Farm, Garrison, NY

365 Artists / 365 Days, Frank Juarez and Graymatter Galleries, Milwaukee, WI

2013 A Show of Hands, Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Fredonia, NY

2012 Humor; Analog Humor, Tipton Gallery, ETSU, Johnson City, TN

How To Paint Your Nails Like A Pro, screened at USEA 2012, Albuquerque, NM

Life Is An Open Book, Mural for New Hope Community Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Whose Space? Our Space!, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2011 Intersecting Cultures/Virtual Worlds, Underground Gallery, Miami, FL

Open Apple Steve, Syracuse Tech Garden Gallery, Syracuse, NY

NYSSSA Faculty Exhibition, Rockefeller Arts Center, Fredonia, NY

2010 YouTube: Like, Dislike, MFA Thesis Show, Meyeroff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2009 Where Am I Now?, part of Conflux City, Conflux Festival, New York, NY

Artist Trading Card Exhibition, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC, Canada

Found Space, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC (solo)

2008 Armchair Quarterback, a web performance for RADAR REDUX, Baltimore, MD 

8.5 x 11 Project, Phase II, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA

Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD

The Waiting Project, performed in Syracuse, NY

Mailed and Mounted, Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI

2007    8.5 x 11 Project, All Gallery, New Haven, CT

Run, performed in Philadelphia, PA

Honk, performed in Washington, DC

ReZist, (R)Evolution Art Studio, Syracuse, NY

New ’07, Nurture Art/ CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

I/WE: Case Studies, Defoor Centre, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

2006    Looking at Space, Kinetic Gallery, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY (solo) 

Passing Through, performed in Istanbul, Turkey

Found Space, Critical Line Gallery, Tacoma, WA (catalog)

Found Space: New York City, Achter de Ramien, Amsterdam, Holland

2005    Fitting, Finding, Zarco Galleria-Tallier, Cuernavaca, Mexico

He Fits, She Fits, performed with Mary Ann Wincorcowski in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Found Space, performed in New York, NY

Going Through the Motions, RoCo Sibley Showcase, Rochester, NY (solo)

2004    Going Through the Motions, performed at Liberty Pole in, Rochester, NY

The Apartment Series, Artspace Gallery, Utica, NY (solo)

Foolish About Windows, Bertha Lederer Gallery, Geneseo, NY

The Nunda Project: Return to Sender, installed at Artisan Works, Rochester, NY

2003   Wearable Art Competition, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

Emerging Artist of the Great Lakes Region, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

NYSSSA Faculty Exhibition, Tower Arts Center, Brockport, NY

2002    79th Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Works Featured:

“Flat File,” Tilt Gallery and Project Space, Portland, OR

Drawings selected for “The Viewing Program,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY


2013 Humor; Analog Humor, Number: Inc, Issue 74

2012 Whose Space? Our Space!, Rochester Indy Media

2011 Found Space, Bricks Educational Books, South Korea

2008 Stay In Shape, Bob Rosner and Sherrie Campbell, Workplace 911

Great Art!: The Waiting Project, News of the Weird

In Home: In Response, reviewed by Eileen T. Wold, Bmore Art

Art That’s Waiting Around, Syracuse Post-Standard

2007 Body Spaces, Ratsalad Deluxe, Issue 12

2006 The Aroma of Tacoma, Seattle Post-Intelligence

Featured Artist, Insider Magazine, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wood in Contemporary Sculpture, Lecture, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2005 Activating Space, Space and Culture Journal


2014 Artist Lecture, Studio Lab Program, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2012 Artist Lecture, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

2011 Artist Lecture, New York State Summer School of the Arts, Fredonia, NY

2010 Thesis Defense, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2006 Artist Lecture, Kinetic Gallery, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

Participant in Art Slam, ISC Conference, Cincinnati, OH 

2005 Artist Lecture, Zarco Galleria-Tallier, Cuernavaca, Mexico

2004 Artist Lecture, European Keramic Work Centre, Hertogenbosch, Holland

Artist Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2003 Artist Lecture, New York State Summer School of the Arts, Brockport, NY

Assistantships/ Experience:

2014 Adjunct Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2012 Adjunct Professor, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY

2011 Master Teacher, NYSSSA Visual Arts, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

2008 Assistant to Lee Walton, Push Things Forward, The Remote Instructions Project 

Assistant to Matt Roberts, Every Step, Conflux Festival, New York, NY

2007 Graduate Assistant, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2005 Installation Crew, The Gates, Christo and Jeanne Claude, Central Park, New York

2004 Director of Community Affairs, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

Assistant to Adriaan Rees, European Keramic Work Center, Hertogenbosch, Holland

2003 Assistant to Adriaan Rees, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY


2007-2010    MFA Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD

2002  Renaissance Architecture, Lorenzo de’ Medici School, Florence, Italy

1999-2003 BFA Sculpture, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY