Opening reception: Tuesday, November 1, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Artist’s Talk: Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m., Voney 109
Artist, writer and teacher Matt Shelton (he/him) received a BFA from Guilford College in 2004 and an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from VCU in 2012. He has exhibited nationally and internationally in solo presentations and in recurrent collaboration with Trinidadian artist Nikolai Noel. His writing has appeared in Burnaway, MONDAY Art Journal, Southern Cultures, Art Papers, Ext.1708, LOOKsee, and the Richmond Arts Review. He is the recipient of a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship and was a member of the inaugural cohort of the Richmond Critical Art Writers Workshop. Over the past decade, he has taught across 2D, conceptual, digital, and time-based mediums at Virginia Commonwealth University and at the University of Virginia, where he currently is general faculty in Foundations. He lives with his family in Earlysville, Virginia. Matt’s website addresses: https://matthewpshelton.com