Matthew Sontheimer

Exhibitions

Some Old Gum, Some New Gum, Some Chew Gum, 2015, Talley Dunn Gallery
In Conversation, 2012, Talley Dunn Gallery
Continued Narrative, 2008, Dunn and Brown Contemporary
So That I Am Not Exactly Alone, 2004, Dunn and Brown Contemporary
The Case of a Stair, 2003, Dunn and Brown Contemporary
Remarks, 2001, Dunn and Brown Contemporary

Biography

1969 Born in New Orleans, Louisiana
Currently lives and works in Lincoln, Nebraska

Education

1995 M.F.A., Montana State University, Bozeman
1992 B.F.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas
1989-90 Syracuse University, Florence, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Some Old Gum, Some New Gum, Some Chew Gum, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Unposted and Seldom Seen, University of New Orleans, Louisiana
2012-2013 Continued Conversation, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
2012 In Conversation, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010

Welcome Home Foreigner, Hiram Butler Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2008 Continued Narrative, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2006 The Past Made Present: Contemporary Art and Memory, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2005 Sent Off and Revealed Counted Down and Sealed, Achim Moeller, New York
2004 So That I am Not Exactly Alone, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2003 New Work, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
Within A Name, DCKT Contemporary, New York
The Case of a Stair, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2002 Re-son, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
2001 Drawings, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
Remarks, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2000 Matthew Sontheimer, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1999 New Drawings, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
1996 Drawings, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
1995 Storyline, Haynes Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman

Group Exhibitions

2015 A Conversation with Matthew Sontheimer and Robyn O'Neil, Gallery 303, Bringham Young University, Provo, Utah
Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Art Seen: A Juried Exhibition of Artists from Omaha to Lincoln, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Hare and Hound Press + artspace: The Art of Collaboration, Artspace, San Antonio, Texas
2014 Cut, Formed, Folded, Pressed:Paper, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska
Drawn In/ Drawn Out, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas
2013 Back Room, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Ex Libris
, Talley DUnn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2012

Bemis Center Regional Jurried Exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
Biennial Faculty Exhibit, Eisentrager/Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

2011

New Variations, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Works on Paper, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2010 Floor Plan, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas
2009 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton
2008 Something New, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2007 Drawn From New Orleans: Twentieth-Century Works from Private Collections, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
SouthwestNET: Drawing Outside the Lines, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
Faculty Exhibition, College of Art and Visual Design, University of North Texas, Denton 
2006 Ripped from the Pages, Space 125 Gallery, Houston, Texas
The Past Made Present: Contemporary Art and Memory, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2005 Conceptual Art in Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Raw Data: Conceptual Art in Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Color, Pattern, Grid: Selections from the Austin Museum of Art and Austin Collections, Austin Museum of Art, Texas
Artadia @ Diverse Works, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
2004 5th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Perspectives @ 25: A Quarter-Century of New Art in Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Matthew Sontheimer and Jasmin Sian, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, California
2003 Flip, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
New Work, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
International Paper: Drawings by Emerging Artists, Hammer Museum, UCLA Los Angeles, California
2002 Next, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Labrynth, Devin Borden Hiram Butler, Houston, Texas
2001 Subject Plural: Crowds in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Outline: Emily Joyce, Matthew Sontheimer, and Hills Snyder, ArtPace, San Antonio, Texas
2000 Making a Mark: Experimental Drawing and Printmaking, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant
1999

Helen Altman, Matthew Sontheimer, Liz Ward, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Hot Spots: Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina traveled to Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania
Texas Draws, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas

1998 Artistic Centers in Texas: Houston/ Galveston, Galveston Arts Center, Texas traveled to Texas Fine Arts Association, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin; University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton; Museum of Southwest, Midland, New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana
Textual Negotiations, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
Terms of Negotiation (performance), Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
Selected Works, Rudolph Poissant Gallery, Houston, Texas
Lemonade B Fresh Squeezed and Tangy, Wells Fargo Plaza and Lobby Gallery, Houston, Texas
Only Ever Half Transcendent, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas
1997 Tina Merrin and Matthew Sontheimer, Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston, Texas
Equal Pay, Revolution Summer Art Space, Houston, Texas
1996 The Business of Art Exhibition: Works by 24 Emerging Artists, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Get Gifted Holiday Exhibit, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, Texas
Product or Process: A Condition of Drawing, Cactus Bra Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1995 Group Show: Frederick Brown, Herb Ritts, Matthew Sontheimer, Arthur Roger Gallery,
New Orleans, Louisiana
The Big Show, (Juror: Paul Schimmel), Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
Bozeman Draws, Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, Montana
Graduate Exhibit, Haynes Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman

Museum Collections

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Public Collections

American Airlines, Dallas, Texas

Press

2015 Hare and Hound Press +artspace: The Art of Collaboration. Artspace, San Antonio
Granberry, Michael. "Talley Dunn offers a feast with duel exhibition." The Dallas Morning News, Guide, January 29, 2015, p. 21
2012

Lima, Benjamin. "Matthew Sontheimer," ArtNews, November: 154.
Simek, Peter. “Art Review: Is It Drawing or Writing? Matthew Sontheimer at Talley Dunn,” D Magazine, July, 2012.
Mora, Patricia, “Matthew Sontheimer at Talley Dunn Gallery,” Visual Art Source, July, 2012.
Camplin, Todd. “Matthew Sontheimer,” Modern Dallas, July 2012.

2007 Andrews, Scott. “SouthwestNET: Drawing Outside the Lines at SmoCA,” Java Arts, June 2007.
Yost, Barbara. “SmoCA exhibit pushes boundaries of drawings,” Scottsdale Republic, June 2007.
2005 Morsiani, Paola, Sent Off and Revealed Counted Down and Sealed, Achim Moeller, New York, NY (catalogue for solo exhibition).
2003 Koppman, Debra. “International Paper,” Artweek, February 2003.
2002 MacCash, Doug. “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: It's Art,” January 18 2002.
Bookhardt, D. Eric. “Puzzle Palace,” Gambit Weekly, January 2002.
2001 Parsons, Sara-Jayne.  “Remarks,” ArtLies, Summer, 2001: 66.
2000 Tyson, Janet. “Helen Altman, Matthew Sontheimer, and Liz Ward,” ArtNews, February: 169.   
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Contemplative Spaces.” Houston Press, May 18-24: 61.
MacCash, Douglas. “Visual language lets you see a sad story.” Lagniappe, May 19: 29.
Morsiani, Paola. “Subject Plural: Crowds in Contemporary Art,” Contemporary Arts, Houston.
1999 Rees, Christina. “Post time.” Dallas Observer, November 11-17: 77.
Partners announce opening of art gallery near Knox-Henderson.” Park Cities People, November 11: 12.
Mitchell, Charles Dee. “Gallery enters with elegance.” The Dallas Morning News, October 30: The Arts, 33A.
Kohn, Scott F. “A quiet start.” The Dallas Morning News, October 29: Guide, 55.
Herbert, Lynn M.  Texas Draws. Exhibition Catalogue. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum.
Dewan, Shaila. “Drawing A Blank: The CAM Can't Get a Line on Lines,” Houston Press, March.
Friis-Hanson, Dana and Lynn M. Herbert. Artistic Centers in Texas: Houston/ Galveston. Exhibition Catalogue. Austin: Texas Fine Arts Association.
1998 Kotik, Charlotta. New Orleans Triennial.  Exhibition Catalogue. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art.
Calas, Terrington. “Triennial 1998.” The New Orleans Art Review, September-October: 4-8.
Dewan, Shaila. “Art is Dead Let's Have a Drink.” Houston Press. June 11-17: 53.