Matt Arbuckle

b. 1987, New Zealand, lives in Melbourne and Auckland


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

Solo Exhibitions

2019 All The More Afraid, David, Melbourne, AUS

2018 Commute to Compute, Vermont Studio Centre, Vermont, USA

         Low Cloud, Parlour Projects, Hawks Bay, NZ

          Melbourne Art Fair with Tim Melville, AUS

2017 Find Your Way, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ

          Easy Fold, BUS projects, Melbourne, AUS

          Beat Box Blues Harp, Daine Singer, Melbourne, AUS

2016 Structures of Viewing, Tim Melville, Auckland, NZ

         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 Auckland Art Fair with Parlour Projects, Auckland NZ

         Dogs are Playful, Neospace, Melbourne, AUS

         Regarding theWild, ChaShama, New York, USA

2018 Winter Sun, Daine Singer, Melbourne, AUS

          Brunswick Sculpture 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, Hugo Michell,  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 with Tim Melville, 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 with Tim Melville, 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, 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

          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

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