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MATTHEW ADAM FLORIANI 



Cell: (707) 328 8023 


Email: m.florianiarts@gmail.com

Website: www.matthewflorianiarts.com

 

EDUCATION

 

2017                                          Mills College, Masters of Fine art in studio art, Oakland, CA

2014                                          Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

2013                                          California State University Monterey Bay, BA in Visual and Public Art, Marina,

CA

2011                                          Richmond University, Florence, Italy

2008                                          California State University Monterey Bay, Marina, CA

 

Grants/Awards/ Publications

 

2019                                          Public Mural, 16th and Poplar Street, Oakland, CA

2018                                          The Hero Within Me online publication, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Public Mural, The Star Bar, Sebastopol, CA

Studio Resident, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2017                                          Public Mural, 3rd and Washington, Oakland, CA

MFA Now 2017 Archive, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2016                                          Stipend for vinyl installation in Peace Town, Sebastopol, CA

2014                                          Pajaro Park Mural, Pajaro Park, Pajaro, CA

2013                                          Marina Youth Arts mural Funding (Title: Evolution to Sk8ing)

Commemoration of Evolution to Sk8ing

Apart of mural restoration, SOMA, San Francisco, CA (Artist: Johanna Poethig)

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2019                                          Peace on Earth, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA

2018                                          17th Annual Art Acution, Root Division, San Francisco

Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair, JCO’s Art Haus, Los Gatos, CA

Roses in Concrete, Google Head-quarters, San Francisco, CA

2017                                          BIOTIC, H Gallery, Ventura, CA

                                                 Twelve Degrees, Mills College, Oakland, CA

                                                 The Spread, Embark Gallery, Fort Mason, CA

                                                 Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2016                                          Alumni Exhibition, Balfour/Brutzman Gallery, CSUMB, Seaside, CA.

Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA.

Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA.

Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA.

2015                                          Open Studios, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2013                                          Identity, Balfour/Brutzman Gallery, CSUMB, Seaside, CA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2019                                          StArtUp Las Angeles, The Kinney Hotel, Venice, CA

2018                                          The Hero Within Me, Root Division/ Frank-Ratchye Studio Artist Project Space, San

Francisco, CA

Perfect Imperfections, Burnt Oak Gallery, Oakland, CA

StArtup Art Fair, Venice Beach, CA

2017                                          Imperfections, The Cutting Edge Alternative art space, Sebastopol, CA

Shelter, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014                                          Mixed Media, Shade and Wire Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Collaborative Projects

 

2017                                          Mural Project, 3rd and Washington, Oakland, CA

2016                                          Me You and This Other Thing, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA               

2015                                          Art Night San Francisco, SERPS, San Francisco, CA

2013                                          Public Art commission, Evolution to sk8ing, Marina, CA

Restoration of Statue of Liberty mural, SOMA, San Francisco, CA

Community based mural in a new public park, Pajaro Valley, CA

 

Artist Panels/Talks

 

2018                                          Root Division Talk, The Hero With In Me, San Francisco, CA

StArtup Art Fair interviews, StArtup Art Fair, Venice, CA

2017                                          BIOTIC Panel Discussion, H Gallery + Studios, Ventura, CA

Kim Anno, In Conversations with Matthew Floriani, Patricia Sweetow Gallery,

Oakland, CA

                                                 One Point, Two Point, Three Point Perspective lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA

                                                 Value lecture, Mills College, Oakland, CA

2016                                          Professional Practices for Artist Series, CSUMB, Monterey, CA.

 

Current Employment

 

2019                                          Lecturer, California State University Monterey Bay, Mixed Media/ Intro to Metal

Works, Marina, CA

2018                                          Lecturer, California State University Monterey Bay, Mixed Media, Marina, CA