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EDUCATION


2004  MFA-University of Cincinnati                                     (College of Design, Art, Architecture, and                Planning)  2-D studio major – Painting,                   Print-making, and Drawing.

1995  BFA-Miami University (cum laude)                           Concentrations in Painting and Ceramics.

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Exhibition RECORD

Solo Exhibitions

2015

“Lost and Found: work by Matthew Litteken”/ Ameristar Gallery/ Foundry Art Center/ St. Charles, MO

“Not Enough to Conquer…”/ Anne Ruder Bever Gallery/ Fitton Center for Art/ Hamilton, OH

2014

“One Must Learn to Seduce”/ Cascade Gallery/ Portland Community College/ Portland OR

“Patterns of Desire”/ King Street Gallery/ Cafritz Foundation Arts Center/ Montgomery College/Silver Spring, MD (Washington DC area)

“Notes and Attachments”/ Sloan Fine Arts Center Gallery/ Lock Haven University/ Lock Haven, PA

“And, And, & And”/ Oesterle Gallery/North Central College/ Naperville, IL (Greater Chicago area)

2013

“Ten (and more) Objects of Veneration”/ Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery/ Moraine Valley Community College/ Palos Hills, IL  (Greater Chicago area)

2012

“Walking on the Bellies of our Lusts”/ Semans Gallery/ Durham Arts Council/ Durham, NC

“Under Color Of…”/ Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery/ Coker College/ Hartsville, SC      ………….

“Render Unto Caesar: A Discourse in Value Conquest for the 21st Century”/ Wilson Gallery/ LeMoyne College/ Syracuse, NY

2011

“Tender Oddities”/ Performing Arts Center Gallery/ Illinois Central College/ East Peoria, IL

2010

“Watch the Left Hand Closely”/ Fine Arts Gallery/ Seminole State College/ Sanford, FL

2009

“Currency”/ Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery/ Sinclair College/ Dayton, OH

2008

“The Fabric of Folly”/ The Art Mission Gallery/ Binghamton, NY

2007

“New Works”/ Amy Baber Fine Art/ Shreveport, LA

2005

“Stretching the Value”/ Upstairs at the Greenwich Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH

2004

“American Fancy”/ Thomas More College/ Crestview Hills, KY

“Value for Value”/D.A.A.P. Galleries Downtown/ MFA Thesis exhibition/ University of Cincinnati/ Cincinnati, OH

2000

“The World as Best as I Remember It”/ Celebrate-the-Arts Program – DPC Gallery/ Doylestown, PA

Two, Three, and Four-Person Exhibitions

2014

“Matthew Litteken and Mark Chew: Money & Metal in a Material World”/ Galleries A, B, and C/ Ormond Memorial Art Museum/ Ormond Beach, FL (Two-person show)

2012

“Trio 2: Couture, Javna, & Litteken”/ Main Gallery/ The Rogue Gallery & Art Center/ Medford, OR (Three-person show)

2009

“Matthew Litteken and Paho Mann”/ 1708 Gallery/ Chico, CA (Two-person show)

“The Painters”/ The Carnegie – Main Gallery/ Covington, KY  (Three-person show)

2007

“Trappings”/ Parkland Art Gallery/ Parkland College/ Champaign, IL (Three-person show)

“Random Thoughts”/ Upstairs at the Greenwich Gallery/ Cincinnati OH (Three-person show)

2005

“Re-Visions”/ Main Gallery/ Northern Kentucky University/ Highland Heights, KY (Invitational Four-person show)

2002

“Recent Works”/ 840 Gallery/ University of Cincinnati/ Cincinnati, OH (Three-person show)

2000

“Painted and Thrown”/ Carriage-House Gallery/ Lambertville, NJ (Two-person show)

1998

“All on Their Own”/ Mercer Museum (Fonthill Terrace Pavilion)/ Doylestown, PA (Four-person show)

Invitational Group Exhibitions

2013

“VISIONS 2013: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary” Second Annual Invitational Exhibition/ Sechrest Art Gallery/ High Point University/ High Point, North Carolina (contacted by gallery director, Maxine Campbell – 3 pieces selected)

2010    

“The Good the Bad, and the Money”/ Gallery 42/ Mason, OH (contacted by gallery director, Michael Francis, to exhibit a piece of work as the juror for the exhibit)

2009

“Exposed, Best of Secret ArtWorks 2008″/ ArtWorks Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by gallery director, Tamara Harkavy)

“Bicentennial Exhibit”/ Miami University Art Museum/ Oxford, OH (contacted by curator of exhibitions, Lena Vigna)

2008

“Connections”/University Gallery/ Institute of Art and Design, University of West Bohemia/ Pilsen, Czech Republic (exhibit with the Art Faculty of Miami University in conjunction with the Pilsen Liberation Festival 2008)

2007

“Money”/ Marymount Manhattan College/ New York, NY (contacted by gallery director, Professor Millie Burns)

“Exposed, Best of Secret ArtWorks 2006″/ ArtWorks Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by gallery director, Elaine Lynch)

“Social Grace”/ Upstairs at the Greenwich Gallery/ Cincinnati OH (contacted by curator, Matthew Miller-Novak)

2006

“Play Things”/ Upstairs at the Greenwich Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by curator, Matthew Miller-Novak)

2003

“Gloss”/ The Mockbee Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by curator, Allen Cochran)

“Best of…”/ Reed Gallery/ College of DAAP/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by gallery director, Ann Timpano)

1999

“Fly Ash and Comet Tails”/ 9 West Grant Gallery/ Lancaster, PA (contacted by gallery director, Caroline Henderson)

Group and Juried Exhibitions

2014

“Art from the Heartland Biennial 2014”/ Churchman-Fehsenfeld Gallery/ Indianapolis Art Center/ Indianapolis, IN (Juror: Sarah Green, Creator, Curator, and Host for “The Art Assignment” and former Curator of Contemporary Art for the Indianapolis Museum of Art) – 8-foot x 4 foot wall installation selected and exhibited

“Spring Show”/ Water Street Studios Gallery/ Batavia, IL/ (Juror: Jenny Lam, Artist and Head Curator of 4Art Gallery)

“27th Annual McNeese Works on Paper”/ Abercrombie Gallery/ McNeese State University/ Lake Charles, LA/ (Juror: Louis Grachos, Director, The Contemporary Austin)

2013

“2013 Wheaton Biennial: Drawing Out of Bounds”/ Beard & Weil Galleries/ Wheaton College/ Norton, MA/ (Juror: Judith Tannenbaum, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum of Art)

“Open Door”/ Rosalux Gallery/ Minneapolis, MN [Juror: Elizabeth Neilson Armstrong, Curator of Contemporary Art/Director of the Center for Alternative Museum Practice (CAMP)]

“Artistic License”/ Studio 659 Gallery/ Whiting, IN (Juror: Lou Shields, Associate Professor of Art Historyand Studio Art at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, IL) – awarded first place (Mayor’s Award) for exhibition

“PaperWork In, On, and Of Paper VI”/ Galleries I & II/ Foundry Art Centre/ St. Charles, MO/ (Juror: Betty Shew, St. Louis Artist)

“ArtSpace Art Exhibit and After-party”/ Historic Mercantile Loft Spaces/ Hamilton, OH (contacted by co-coordinators Jenn Acus-Smith and Stephen Smith – 2 pieces exhibited)

“Art, Craft, Beer”/ Mt. Carmel Brewery Exhibition Spaces/ Mt Carmel brewery/ Cincinnati, OH (contacted by co-coordinators Jennifer Feld and Jenny Ustick – 2 pieces exhibited)

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2012

“Art from the Heartland”/ Churchman-Fehsenfeld Gallery/ Indianapolis Art Center/ Indianapolis, IN (Juror: Paula Katz, Director and Curator, Herron Galleries, Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI) – 12-foot wall installation selected and exhibited

“Conception-Convergenge”/ Buckham Gallery/ Flint, MI (Five-person, thematic exhibit juried by Gallery Committee – 12 pieces exhibited)

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2011

“Art for Clearwater”/ First Street Gallery/ New York, NY (2 pieces exhibited)

“Exchange: Show Me the Money”/ Greenlease Gallery/ Rockhurst University/ Kansas City, MO

“Seven Deadly Sins”/ Studio 659 Gallery/ Whiting, IN (Jurors: board members of the Whiting Arts Council)

“Twenty-four Maximum”/ Christopher Art Gallery/ Prairie State College/ Chicago Heights, IL (juror: William Lieberman, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago)

“BLIND DATE”/ Anderson Creative Studio/ Canton, OH (a national art exhibit in which writers and visual artists who have never met or spoken are paired off to create collaborations of text and image)

“Showdown”/ Hart Witzen Gallery/ Charolette, NC (jurors: Cindy Hart and Clayton Venhuizen, owners of Hart Witzen Gallery – three paintings included in the exhibit)

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2010

“Letters”/ Mezzanine Gallery/ The LoDi Project/ Raleigh, NC (an exhibition inspired by typography, curated by Scott McClure, Graphic Designer & Senior Art Director at Ogilvy)–catalogue

“And White Was the Night: Helsinki-United States Traveling Print Exhibition”/ Eva G. Farris Art Gallery (Thomas Moore College) & Helsinki art galleries/ Crestview Hills, KY & Helsinki, Finland

“Secret Artworks 2010” – benefiting the community programs of the non-profit Art Works Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (4 Mixed-media pieces donated)

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2009

“PINNACLE: National Juried Competition”/ Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery/ Florida A&M University/ Tallahassee, FL (Juror: Grace R. Maloy, Director of Gadsden Arts Center)–catalogue

“Variety Show”/ Space 237 Galleries and Clayspace/ Toledo, OH  (National Exhibition, juried by Gallery Committee: 6 paintings selected)

“Small Works: National Juried Exhibition”/ Hollingsworth Gallery [501(c)(3) non-profit]/ Palm Coast, FL (Sponsored by SECCA: Southeast Coalition For Contemporary Artists)–catalogue

“S.O.S. Art 2009: Sociopolitical Expressions for Peace and Justice”/ The Art Academy of Cincinnati/ Cincinnati, OH (Open Exhibition)–catalogue

“Prints & Drawings: Works on Paper: Regional Juried Exhibition”/ Hyndman Gallery/ Lubeznik Center for the Arts/ Michigan City, IN [Jurors: Audrey Niffenegger (print artist) and Andrea Peterson (book and paper artist)].  Open to artists residing in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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2008

“Making It: The Art of Contemporary Craft”/ RFD Gallery/ Swainsboro, GA (Jurors: Christy Peterson and Shannon Mulkey, Co-founders of the Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta, GA)

“Painting: National Juried Exhibition”/ The Foundry Art Center/ St. Charles, MO (Juror: Ron Thomas, Artist and Retired Professor of St. Louis Community College at Meramec)

“Secret Artworks 2008” – benefiting the community programs of the non-profit Art Works Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (4 Mixed-media pieces donated)

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2007

“Exhibition 280″/ Huntington Museum of Art/ Huntington, WV (Jurors: Michael Rush, Director of the Rose Museum at Brandeis University; Mark Masuoka, Director and Chief Curator at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska; and David butler, Executive Director of the Knoxville Museum of Art)–catalogue

“Hands to Work”/ ArtStreet Galleries/ University of Dayton/ Dayton, OH

“Secret Artworks 2007” – benefiting the community programs of the non-profit Art Works Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (4 Mixed-media pieces donated)

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2006

“Magnitude SEVEN: International Juried Exhibit”/ Manifest Gallery [501(c)(3) non-profit]/ Cincinnati, OH–catalogue

“Sixty Square Inches”/ Purdue University Galleries/ West Lafayette, IN (Juror: Peter Olsen, Northern Illinois University Art Museum)–catalogue

“Hidden Charms”/ ArtStreet Galleries/ University of Dayton/ Dayton, OH

“Secret Artworks 2006” – benefiting the community programs of the non-profit Art Works Gallery/ Cincinnati, OH (3 Mixed-media pieces donated)

“In Process”/ Rike Center Gallery/ University of Dayton/ 2006 Department of Arts Faculty Show/Dayton, OH

Hiestand Galleries/ Miami University/ 2006 Department of Art Faculty Show/ Oxford, OH

Amy Baber Fine Art/ Gallery Artists Exhibition / Shreveport, LA

DeBottis Gallery/ Gallery Artists Exhibition / West Chester, PA

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2005

DeBottis Gallery/ Gallery Artists Exhibition / West Chester, PA

Rike Center Gallery/ 2005 Dept. of Arts Faculty Show/ University of Dayton/ Dayton, OH

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2004

“DAAP Works”/ Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Reed, Jr. Gallery/ University of Cincinnati/ Cincinnati, OH

DeBottis Gallery/ Gallery Artists Exhibition/ West Chester, PA

“MFA DAAP”/ Risch Gallery/ Fort Thomas, KY

Rike Center Gallery/ 2004 Dept. of Arts Faculty Show/ University of Dayton/ Dayton, OH

The Mockbee Gallery – benefiting the repair and maintenance of the non-profit gallery and studio spaces/ Cincinnati, OH (3 paintings donated)

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2003

DeBottis Gallery/ Gallery Artists Exhibition / West Chester, PA

840 Gallery/ University of Cincinnati/ Cincinnati, OH (MFA group show)

“Recent Works”/ Edwards Gallery/ College of DAAP/ Cincinnati, OH (Five-person show)

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2002

“Small Works, Top Priority”/ The Stage Gallery/ Merrick, NY

“National All-Media Juried Exhibition”/ The Artists’ Museum/ Washington DC (Juror: Claire Huschle, Director of Target Gallery/Torpedo Factory Art Center)

“Art of the State-Pennsylvania”/ The Greater Harrisburg Arts Council, Susquehanna Art Museum/ Harrisburg, PA (Juror: David Ambrose, University of Pennsylvania)

“Works on View”/ Foxglove Gallery/ Stroudsburg, PA

“National Spring Open Juried Exhibition”/ Wayne Art Center/ Wayne, PA (Juror: Barbara A. Wolanin, Curator for the Architect of the Capitol)

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2001

“Works on Paper”/ Stage Gallery/ Merrick, NY

“73rd Annual Juried Exhibition”/ Art Association of Harrisburg/ Harrisburg, PA (Juror: Susan Mallette Cross, Assistant curator, Guggenheim Museum)

“Art for Artists’ Sake”/ Philadelphia Art Alliance/ Philadelphia, PA (Juror: Michael W. Schantz, Director and CEO, Woodmere Art Museum)

Professional EXPERIENCE

2012-2014     Lecturer – Miami University/ Department of Fine Arts/ Oxford, Ohio

2007-2012     Visiting Assistant Professor- Miami University/ Department of Fine Arts/ Oxford, Ohio

2004-2007     Adjunct Professor – Miami University/ Oxford, Ohio

2004-2007     Adjunct Professor – University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio

2003-2004     Teaching Assistant – University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (instructor of record)

2001-2002     Studio Assistant – Tom Judd, painter, Philadelphia, PA

1995-2002     Instructor & Production Ceramist – Moravian Pottery and Tile Works Museum, Doylestown, PA

1999     Instructor – Teacher’s workshop (tile-making), James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

1997     Teacher’s Assistant – Youth art program, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

Visiting Artist LECTURES

2014     One Must Learn to Seduce/ Cascade Gallery/ Portland Community College/ Portland, OR (in conjunction with solo show)

2013     Ten (and More) Objects of Veneration/ Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery/ Moraine Valley Community College/ Palos Hills, IL (in conjunction with solo show)

2013     Matthew Litteken/ Department of Art/ Miami University/ Oxford, OH (guest speaker/visiting artist for ART 281 Contemporary Art Forum)

2012     Under Color Of…/ Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery/ Coker College/ Hartsville, SC (in conjunction with solo show)

2009     Gallery lecture/ 1078 Gallery/ Chico, CA (in conjunction with two-person show)

2008     The Fabric of Folly/ The Art Mission Gallery/ Binghamton, NY (in conjunction with solo show)

2007     Discourse of Creative Work/ Parkland College/ Champaign, Il (in conjunction with three-person show Trappings)

2007     Acrylic Painting Workshop – University of Dayton, ArtStreet Galleries, University of Dayton, Dayton , OH

2005     Guest speaker/critic – Introduction to Painting, University of Cincinnati

2004     The Value of Art & American Fancy/ Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY (in conjunction with solo show)

2004     Discourse of Creative Work/ Alfred University, BAFA program, Alfred, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Lutkitsch, William “Litteken Demonstrates Value on Canvas”, The Glacier, (Volume 47, Issue 5), Palos Hills, IL, October 18, 2013

Merriman, Larry “Coker College in Hartsville, SC offers works by Matthew Litteken”, Carolina Arts, Volume 16, No. 10, October 2012 (description and review of solo exhibition — image reproduced)

From staff reports,  “Art exhibit is all about money”, The Hartsville Messenger, Hartsville, SC, October 3, 2012 (description and review of solo exhibition — image reproduced)

Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau, Artastic brochure listing festivals, exhibitions, and performances in northeast South Carolina, September – December 2012 edition (image reproduced with website on front cover [lone image] with exhibition listing inside brochure)

Thomas, Teresa, “Third Friday Walk in Medford”, Mail Tribune Newspaper, Medford, OR, June 15, 2012  (feature article – description of three-person exhibition — image reproduced)

Ranj, Brandt, “Matthew Litteken, ‘The Money Painter,’ displays work at the Wilson Art Gallery”, The Dolphin, Syracuse, NY, February 2, 2012 (description of solo exhibition and 4 images reproduced)

Carney, Marissa, “Exhibition to feature the work of artist Matthew Litteken”, Penn State Live, Altoona, PA, August 29, 2011 (description of solo exhibition and image reproduced)

Carney, Marissa, “Penn State Altoona offers the works of Matthew Litteken”, Penn State Altoona N.O.W., Altoona, PA, August 5, 2011 (description of solo exhibition)

Shaw, M.K., “Arts Alive: Art makes the world go round”, The Sanford Herald Press, Sanford, FL, February 24, 2010 (description of solo exhibition)

Le Chevallier, Georges, catalogue for the exhibition LETTERS, The Lodi Project Gallery, Raleigh NC, February 2010 (2 images reproduced and biography)

Brodie-Robbins, Gena, 2009 Annual Catalogue of Exhibitions, Hollingsworth Gallery, Palm Coast FL, January 2010 (image reproduced, artist statement, and biography)

Goshen, Saad, catalogue for the exhibition S.O.S Art 2009, The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, August 2009 (2 images reproduced, brief artist statement and brief biography)

Brodie-Robbins, Gena, catalogue for the exhibitions Big-uns and Small Works, Hollingsworth Gallery, Palm Coast FL, November 2009  (image reproduced, artist statement, and biography)

Maloy, Grace & Roache Aja, catalogue for the national juried exhibition PINNACLE, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL, June 2009 (image reproduced)

Carnegie Gallery, “Call to Artists” brochure, advertising for 2010 exhibition season, January 2009 (image reproduced)

Jones, Richard O., “Miami University artwork on display in Europe”, Dayton Journal News, May 11, 2008

ArtWorks Gallery, “Art Bank” brochure, advertising a unique art rental program in the Greater Cincinnati area for the non-profit gallery, 2008 (detail image reproduced)

Harkavy, Tamara & Walsh, Cathy, catalogue for the exhibition Exposed: Secret Artworks, ArtWorks Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, November 2007  (image reproduced)

Muente, Tamara, “Review: Random Thoughts”, Cincinnati CityBeat, August 15, 2007 (image reproduced and review of 3-person exhibition)

Culligan, Jenine & Hammond, Cate, catalogue for the exhibition Exhibition 280, May 2007 (image reproduced)

Vaughn, Jacquelyn, “Articulations”, Cincinnati CityBeat, February 2, 2007 (artist interview)

Tsinghua University Press, Art & Design (Chinese design journal: article about University of Cincinnati’s DAAP program-image reproduced), Fall 2006

Ponder, Trevor, catalogue for the exhibition Magnitude SEVEN, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, July 2006 (image reproduced)

Martin, Craig, catalogue for the exhibition Sixty Square Inches, Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, IN, March 2006 (image reproduced)

Jarman, Alex, “Re-visions opens in art gallery”, The Northerner, NKU, September 14, 2005 (Review of 4-person exhibition)

Pearce, Sara, “Posters, Landscapes…and Money”, Cincinnati Enquirer, January 14, 2005 (image reproduced and description of solo exhibition)

Bernzot, Julie, “Look Here! Art, Artists, Etc.”, Cincinnati CityBeat, January 12 – 18, 2005 (description of solo exhibition)

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