Resume



RESUME
Matt Lively
14004 Whispering Oaks Road
Midlothian, Va 23112
(804) 467-2109
mattlivelyart@gmail.com
www.Mattlively.com

EDUCATION:
Virginia Commonwealth University - Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture 1993

PUBLIC ART:
Rainwater Dispersement Sculpture for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation installed in Richmond, Va 2018
Virginia Treatment Center for Children - VCU Hospital / 100 foot mural, Richmond, Va 2018
Carytown Mural to serve as an entrance point funded by Altria - Richmond, Va 2018
One Loudoun Mural on 180 ft of the Alamo Drafthouse, Loudoun, Va 2018
GreenGate, Short Pump Va 2018
Commonwealth Suites, Richmond, Va 2017
Street Art Festival, Richmond, Va 2013, 2015, 2017
Dominion Energy Mural at corporate headquarters, Richmond, Va 2017
Carmax headquarters 2017
Museum of Contemporary Art / Permanent mural 2016, Norfolk Va
Virginia museum of Fine Art / mural for ArtCycle 2015
Richmond Folk Festival portable mural 2012-2017
Children’s Museum of Richmond / permanent mural
Children’s Hospital of Richmond / Permanent Installation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Self-employed artist 1993 - present
Awarded Outdoor Public Sculpture Commission in partnership with the Alliance for the Bay 2018
1708 Gallery Board President 2013, Exhibitions co-chair, Facilities Chair, Search Committee 2010,
RVA Plein Air Paint Off organizer and participating artist 2017 (Peoples Choice Award)
Ink Tank founder and director 2007 - present
Art Director and co-founder Belly of the Whale film production company
Animations and illustrations for Spider Mites of Jesus : The Dirtwoman Documentary, 2018
Interbake- Team building collaborative art installation at company’s annual meeting. Organized the activity and installed the final piece in Richmond headquarters 2016
Children’s Hospital of Richmond - 12 x 36 foot commissioned painting for the main lobby of the new facility opening March 2016
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Mural for a 10 month exhibit “Beecycles” 2015-2016
Outdoor collaborative mural with Hamiliton Glass and volunteers organized by Hands On Greater Richmond. The temporary and portable mural was in place for the UCI World Championships
Children's Museum of Richmond permanent outdoor mural "Virginia : Tidewater, Piedmont, Mountains " - 2012/“ Farm to Table" -2013 /Beecycles Mural 2014
2012 Richmond Folk Festival permanent entrance mural - 2012 - reoccurring
Yapple Yogurt interior mural series - Westfield, NJ, Carytown, Richmond, VA, West End, Richmond, VA, Harrisonburg, VA
Contemporary Art Center of Virginia 2011 Boardwalk Art Show (Juror)
Served as Critique Leader for 2 terms (20 months) for private group of individual artists
Performed as "Squiggle Champion of the World" for Inline Consulting, Capital One, Art 180, CMOR, and Richmond Folk Festival 2012, 2013
VMFA Portfolio Review Day reviewer - February 2011
Quirk Gallery Filmtastic! Collaboration with 10 local kids to make a film ("Time Feet") in 2 weeks - July 2010
CMOR Studio 101 Visiting Artist Workshop - January 2010
Producer and co-creator of "Death" (30 minute film), Producer and creator of "The Wind Chill Factory" (10 minute film)
Virginia Independent Film Festival / "Death" / Byrd Theatre, Richmond, VA / February 2010
Served as Exhibition Installer for 1708 Gallery, Art6, Artspace, Ghostprint and many individual artists
Served as Juror for All Media show at Artworks 2008, 2009, 2011 / Juror for FCCA 2010 / National Exhibition juror 2012
Beecycle, llc. founder and art director 2006 - present
Lively Art publishing company co-owner 2004 - 2005
Exhibition Committee Art6 Gallery 2004 - 2005
Chair of Exhibitions at Artspace Gallery in Richmond 2002 - 2003

SOLO SHOWS:
Glave Kocen Gallery - Richmond, Virginia / “Destructive Distillation” - - October 2018, Helium Ghost” - September 2016, / “Playfield” - November 2014
Virginia MOCA “Habitat” Virginia Beach, Virginia - April 2016
Quirk Gallery "Very Sleepy River" 2014 “Woodland Skin Tales" - Vault Show, December, 2012, 2013- Richmond, Virginia
Gail Peirson Gallery "New Work" 2013 / "Birds and Beecycles" 2012 / New Work 2011 /
“New Work” 2010 / "Floating Room" 2009 Cape May, New Jersey
The Flippo Gallery @ Randolph- Macon "Hive" - Ashland, Virginia - 2012
Rocketts Landing "Beecycles" 2012 / “Work” 2010 Richmond, Virginia
Adam Cave Fine Art Gallery " Small Things" / "Recent Work" 2009 Raleigh, North Carolina - 2012
Gallery X - "Cul de Sac" - Richmond, Virginia - 2011
Rennolds Art Gallery - St. Catherine's - "Accidental Necessities" - Richmond, Virginia - 2011
J Fergeson Gallery - Farmville, Virginia - "Ignoring the Roar of Doom" - 2010
PVCC - Charlottesville, Virginia - "Odebla" - 2010
CMOR - Richmond, Virginia - Show in conjunction with Studio 101 Visiting Artist Workshop - 2010
Adam Cave Gallery - Raleigh, North Carolina - "Home" - 2009
Red Door Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - "Home" - 2009
The Hunt Gallery @ Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia - "Live Smoke" - 2007
Avery and Powers - “New Work” 2006 / 2007 Avalon, New Jersey
Art 6 - Richmond, Virginia - "Dead/Alive" - 2006
Project Space - Plant Zero, Richmond, Virginia - "Smoke" - 2006
Peabody Gallery - San Francisco, California - "New Works" - 2005, 2006
Main Art Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - "The Wind Chill Factory" - 2006
Artspace Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - "Fable of the Transatlantic Tube Train" Installation - 2004 /“ Super-Mom" - 2002
Bennett Gallery - Nashville, Tennessee - "Paintings" - 2002
Liss Gallery - Toronto Canada - "Works" - 2001
Resource Forum - Atlanta, Georgia - "New Paintings and Drawings" - 1999
Rosenbaum Contemporary - “Matt Lively” - Boca Raton, Florida - 1998
Nations Bank Plaza - Atlanta, Georgia - "Money Rabbits" - 1997
Bennett Gallery - Nashville, Tennessee - "New Works" - 1997
Smith Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia - "New Paintings" - 1996
Ariel Gallery at TULA - Atlanta, Georgia - "Moves" - 1995

GROUP SHOWS:
SuperFine! Art Fair October 2018
Current Art Fair / Glave Kocen Gallery / October 2016, 2017
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts / Installation Mural / ARTcycle August 2015 - June 2016 / Go Bike 2015 - 3 year installation starting September 2015
Glave Kocen Gallery “Cycles” Honoring the Richmond 2015 UCI Road World Championships.  Featuring work by Matt Lively and Benjamin Frey 2015 / “Cahute” - 5 person show 2016
Unos Gallery / 2015
Visual Arts Center of Richmond Joie de Vivre / silent auction 2015 / Collectors Night Auction 2016, 2017, 2018
Size Doesn’t Matter Glave Kocen Gallery - 2015
Aqua 12 Art Basel - Miami, Florida - 2013-2014
1708 Gallery - Cabin Fever 2015 annual auction 2015,2018 Monster Drawing Rally 2014 / Inlight Richmond 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018/ Exquisite Corpse 2014 / InLight "Place-ables" Lantern Installation / Save Planet Art - Art Auction / Inlight 2015 installation at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
International Invitational 2005 / "Small Wonder" - 2010 / "Lucky 21" / 2011"Home is Where the Art is" Annual Auction - 2010/ "Mixology" -
2013/2010 InLight - International Juried Exhibition "NASA Wagon"- Richmond, Virginia - 2010 / - Globe for the 30th anniversary of the 1708 Gallery / Small Wonder - 2009 / Annual Art Auction - April, "Holiday in a Box" - 2008
Artspace Gallery - Art Roulette 2014 / ”NFS” - 3 person show - Richmond, Virginia - 2014 / "Radius250 2011" Award of Excellence - (Juror Leigh Anne Chambers) - 2011 / Think Small International Invitational Miniature Show - 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 / 1st annual Auction 2016
Richmond Street Art Festival contributing artist - "Beecycles" mural and Hands On Richmond Collaboration with the Color Run - 2013, 2016, 2017
VMFA Faculty Show - 2008,2009,2010,2013, 2014, 2015, 2017,2018 - Richmond, Virginia
Main Art Gallery - Small Works Show Richmond, Virginia - 2011
Metro Space Gallery - "Draw the Line" (curator) Richmond, Virginia - 2011
Gallery 5 - "Skull Appreciation Day" Invitational, Richmond, Virginia - 2011
PVCC - "Let There Be Light" Invitational, Charlottesville, Virginia - 2011
Gallery5 - Richmond, Virginia "Dia De Los Muertos" Screening of "Death" a short film - (Producer) - 2010
Sax Fifth Avenue Art Auction to benefit Massey Cancer - Richmond, Virginia -
Adam Cave Gallery - Raleigh, North Carolina - 2010
Art Papers 11th Annual Art Auction - Mason Murer Fine Art. Atlanta, GA - 2010
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Richmond, Virginia - Auction - 2010
Ghostprint Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - "Whodunnit?" - 2009
1212 Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - 2008
Quirk - Richmond, Virginia - "Whodunnit?" - 2008
PVCC - Charlottesville, Virginia - "The Other Show" - 2008
The Flippo Gallery @ Randolph- Macon, Ashland, Virginia - "The Animal Exhibition" - 2008
D'Art Center - Norfolk, Virginia - "Howling at the Moon" - 2008
Gallery at Flashpoint - Washington, DC - "Anonymous III" - 2007
Red Door - Richmond, Virginia - "Times and Places" - 3 person show - 2007
Project Space - Plant Zero, Richmond, Virginia - Pine Camp Auction - 2006
Alcove Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia - 2006 3 person show - 2007
Eggspace - Richmond, Virginia - 2 person show - 2006
Schoharie County Arts Council - Cobleskill, New York - National Juried Small Works Exhibition Award winner - 2003
Hunter Museum of American Art - Chattanooga, Tennessee - National Juried Exhibition - 2001
A.A.W.S - Winston-Salem, North Carolina - "Dimensions 2001" National Juried Show - 2001
Warehouse Living Arts Center - Corsicana, Texas - 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition - 2001
Page Bond Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - 2001
Eyedrum - Atlanta, Georgia - Juried Show - 2000
Smith Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia - Spotlight on Southern Artists - 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Lansdell Galleries - Atlanta, Georgia - "Young Masters" - 1997
Key Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - Juried Shows 1992, 1993
Anderson Gallery - Richmond, Virginia - V.C.U. Juried Fine Arts Exhibition 1992, 1993


PUBLICATIONS / REVIEWS:
Richmond Times Dispatch - Business / Mural celebrating 40th anniversary of Regency mall and Freeman High School Collaboration
Amazon purchase award 2015
Artists Coloring Book Vol.2 / artist and Coordinator 2015
Whurk Magazine - cover Issue 26
VCU Make it Real TV and print spots
Richmond Magazine - December 2012 15th annual Theresa Pollak Award for Excellence in the Arts (Fine Art/Visual Arts)
Permanent mural for the Richmond Folk Festival 2012 - reoccurring
Poster for the 2011 Richmond Folk Festival and accompanying shirt design
Squiggle This. Blog that posts weekday drawings from squiggles made by random people ( Squigglethis.com )
Artists Who Teach online publication featured artist (www.artistswhoteach.org)
Studio Visit edition 14 Juried publication
Squiggles Grandma's Big Breakfast and 99 Other Drawings by Squiggle Champion of the World Matt Lively
Book to benefit Art 180 Contributor to Unstuck: 52 Ways To Get (and Keep) Your Creativity Flowing by Noah Scalin
Ukrops Monument Avenue 10k official poster artist
The Virginia Independent Film Festival / "Death" / Finalist / February 28, 2010
The Hook / Lively Envisions the Future / February 9, 2010 / Laura Parsons
The Collegian / InLight festival Illuminates downtown / September 26, 2009 / Cate Harkin
Myartspace.com / Featured Artist for the month of August / 2008
C-Ville / Charlottesville News and Arts / "And now for something completely different.. "
Brendan Fitzgerald / Issue# 20.22
WCVC / Cinemaphiles: "Death" / Producer and co-creator of 30 minute film / May 19, 2008
Arts Journal / Review of "Recent Work" / Dave Delcambre / May 2008
The Virginia Pilot / March 2008 / review of Howling at the Moon group show
The Mechanicsville Local / 2008 / The Animal Exhibition
Turnrow / Featured artist and cover artist 2007
Art in Richmond : A Guide to Galleries / cover artist 2007
Richmond Magazine / September 2006 / " Hot Tickets: 25 Can't Miss Events for the Upcoming Year" /
#13 Matthew Lively's exhibition at Plant Zero /July
Poster for Richmond Magazine "Lively Monument" 2008
Style Weekly / 2007 / "Art-Tee Ideas" Ink Tank publishing / June 2007 / Red Door group show "Times and Places"/
2008 - Richmond poster "Monument" 2008 / Red Door Solo Show - Arts and Entertainment / April 2009 /
February 2008 "Mid Season Art Review" / June 2009 Beecycle
Richmond Times Dispatch / December 19, 2004 "The Art of the Co-op"/ April 23, 2009 "Lively Show at Red Door
Gallery" / April 20, 2010 Article about help with art project at Swift Creek Elementary
POLO magazine 2005 cover artist / Poster for the Sarasota Polo Championship
Art World News / Jan. 2004 "Lively Starts Publishing Company" / Sept. 2002 / Oct. 2000 " Liss Gallery.."
Illustrator: "Stuff Guys Need to Know: How to Do Just About Everything" Kensington Press,2001
Art Business News / Sept. 2002 / " Matt Lively Named Expo Official Artist" / Poster for Decor Art Expo
US ART / February 2000 / "Top 50 prints of 1999" (#6)
Boca Life / May 1999 / Arts and Entertainment
Creative Loafing June 1996 / "Young Masters" / October 1999 / "Best of Atlanta 1999 - Best Artist / March 1995 /
"Lively Moves"
Trawick Prize finalist 2003, semi-finalist 2008
New American Paintings / Vol. 22 1999 / Vol. 33 2001
INTERVIEWS:
WRIR 97.3 interview about significance of murals in Richmond / July 2016
ABC News Richmond - interview for Positively Richmond about a collaborative mural with DFHS students
ABC News Richmond - interview about art in the Main Street Village for the UCI World Championships
Murals in Richmond / talk at the Pine Camp Cultural Arts Center / 2015
Zero Hour / radio interview / WRIR 2014, 2012
Artist’s Blok Magazine interview 2013
Lite98 / The Wake Up Show / Interview about "Squiggle This" Collaborative blog / July 12th 2013
CBS 6 / Virginia This Morning / Interview for "Very Sleepy River" show at Quirk Gallery / June 14th 2013 / / Interview about the Ukrops Monument Avenue 10K original art / January 27, 2010 / Interview for InLight Richmond / September 3, 2009
Virginia Living / Interview - Matt Lively is "Ignoring the Roar of Doom" Jarrod Ferguson / December 2010
NBC 12 / Interview - "Children's Minute" Children's Museum of Richmond / September 2010
Talk 20 gallery talk at 1708 Gallery / September 2009
RVA Magazine / Interview /"Matt Lively Goes Home and Talks About Armageddon" April 2009 /Matt Lively's Interview with Ed Trask /April 2008
Urge Magazine / Q&A / Matt Lively Happy-go-Lucky Little Critters / Winter 2008 Issue #4
VCUarts documentary - alumni interviews / 2008
NPR interview / The State of Things Frank Stasio host/ WUNC radio live on April 22, 2008
Style Weekly / (cover story) / June 2006 "A Man Apart"
Richmond Times Dispatch / November 19, 2006 "Lively Displays" Dead/Alive and Smoke
Single-eYe-twilighT/ October 2004/ Interview and Review of "The Fable of the Transatlantic Tube Train" installation
Punchline/ October 2002/ "Super-Mom: A Lively Story"