Curriculum vitae

Matt Arbuckle
b. 1987, New Zealand, lives in Melbourne, Australia

Graduated from Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) in 2009

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Commute to Compute, Vermont Studio Centre, Vermont, USA
Low Cloud, Parlour Projects, Hawks Bay, NZ
         Melbourne Art Fair, Tim Melville C8, AUS
2017 Find Your Way, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ
         Easy Fold, BUS projects, Melbourne, AUS
         Beat Box Blues Harp, Daine Singer, Melbourne, AUS
        Structures of Viewing, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ
2016 Scales at Play, Neo Space, Melbourne, AUS
         Eye Shots, Paulnache Gallery, NZ
2015 Digression, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ
         Wrestling Posters Cause Fights, Fontanelle Gallery, Adelaide, AUS
         BillyCart Installation, Brunswick Lake Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
         Look/See, Chapter House Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2014 Slug und Salat, Augusto Space, Auckland, NZ
         Slug und Lettuce, Paulnache Gallery, Gisbourne, NZ
2013 Raunmschiff Betreuen, Baustelle Gallery, Berlin, DE
         Pictorial Grammar, Holborn Building Space, London, UK
2012 Who Moved My Cheese, Paulnache Gallery, Gisborne, NZ
2011 Periscope Dots, Ninety Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2010 Shit Hit The Fan, The Gallery With No Name, Auckland, NZ

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2019 Dogs are Playful, Neospace, Melbourne, AUS
Regarding theWild, ChaShama, New York, USA
2018 Winter Sun, Dainesinger, Melbourne, AUS
         Brunswick Studio Centre, Melbourne, AUS
         A Hush Fell, Collingwood, Melbourne, AUS
         Colour & Line II, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ
         I like Anything, Tans Martial Arts, Melbourne, AUS
         Passenger, Perera-Picco Artspace, Adelaide, AUS
2017 ICON, Richmond Townhall Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
         South, North, and Indented Head, Adelaide, AUS
         Bricolage, ACSA, Adelaide, AUS
2016 Re - Purpose, Drill Hall Gallery, Canberra, AUS
         Middle Distance,Praxis Artspace, Adelaide, AUS
         National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, NZ
         Chain of Mountains, TCB, Melbourne, AUS
         Auckland Art Fair, Tim Melville Stand D2, NZ
         More Ground, Hanging Valley, Melbourne, AUS
         Painting Matter, Daine Singer, Melbourne, AUS
         48 Stunden Neukölln, Baustelle Gallery, Berlin, DE
         Painting Prog, The Pah Homestead, TSB Wallace Arts Trust, NZ
2015 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Tim Melville, stand D12, Sydney, AUS
         The Emperors New Clothes, Morrinsville Whare Toi Wallace Gallery, NZ
         the smell of an oily rag, Fort Delta Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
         The Emperors New Clothes, M Contemporary Gallery, Sydney, AUS
         The Emperors New Clothes, Paulnache Gallery, Gisborne, NZ
2014 Now You See It, Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland, NZ
         A Beautiful Life, Paulnache Gallery, Gisbourne, NZ
         Melbourne Art Fair Paulnache Gallery, Stand E125, Melbourne AUS
         Tools of the Trade, The Wandering Room, Brisbane, AUS
         Lying In Space, Upstairs 30 Gallery, Wellington, NZ
         The Aggregate & the Algorithm, Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne,AUS
         Three Colours White, Tim Melville Gallery Auckland, NZ
         Bootie Time, Das Boot, Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, AUS
         Frameless, Development Residency & Gallery, Auckland, NZ
         Tools of The Trade, Paulnache Gallery, Gisbourne, NZ
         LegRoom, Studio 40, Auckland, NZ
         Pitch2, BaumgartenBrandt Rechtsanwälte, Berlin DE
2013 Starlight Kurzen, Baustelle Gallery, Berlin, DE
         Build the | das Bild, Berthelsdorfer str, Berlin, DE
         Ost Und Wieder, Baustelle Gallery, Berlin, DE
2012 Small Works Gallery, Brisbane, AUS
2011 Show Me Dont, Tell Me, Ninety Gallery Auckland, NZ
2010 Rhubarb Shoots, Shed 5, Auckland, NZ
         4 Years Deep’ Lake House, Auckland, NZ
2009 Nicht So Schlimm, High Street Project, Christchurch, NZ


Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
James Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand


2018 Vermont Studio Art Centre USA
2018 Artist residency exchange at the Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation