Born 1972, Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in New York City and Los Angeles


1996 BFA, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA


2009 Pictures of Women, Deitch Projects, New York
2007 The Defenders of Reality, Peres Projects, Los Angeles
2006 Surrender!, Deitch Projects, New York
2005 The Wilderness is Gathering Her Children Once Again, Peres Projects, Berlin
2004 We Are the Dead, Modern Art Inc., London
2004 She Who Casts the Darkest Shadow on Our Dreams, Peres Projects, Los Angeles
2003 Return to the Cemetery of Rock, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles



Postermat, The Hole, New York.

Feast of the Black Jackal, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery, California State Univeristy, Los Angeles.


Legal Tender, Martha Otero, Los Angeles

Re:Form School, Re:Du and The Hole, New York

Perform Now! Festival, Human Resources Gallery, Los Angeles

The Secret Knows, Los Angeles Nomadic Division, Austin, TX and Los Angeles

Homunculi, Canada, New York

Skin Fruit, Curated by Jeff Koons. New Museum, New York


Brooklyn is Burning, Glasslands Gallery, Brooklyn

Against the Grain, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Mannerfantasien 2, COMA, Berlin

Anthology, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles

The Left Hand of Darkness, The Project, New York

Unholy Truths, Initial Access, Frank Cohen Collection, Manchester, UK

Past, Present, Future Perfect, Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City

Panic Room, selections from Dakis Joannou Works on Paper, Deste Foundation, Athens

Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation, Athens,

Gravity’s Rainbow, Peres Projects, Athens

Traum + Trauma, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria

Eden’s Edge, Curated by Gary Garrels, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles


Only the Paranoid Survive, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

Swallow Harder: Selections from the Collection of Ben and Aileen Krohn, Frye Art Museum, Seattle

Panic Room, Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation Centre
For Contemporary Art, Athens

The Youth of Today, Curated by Matthias Ulrich, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt


LAXed: Paintings from the Other Side, Peres Projects, Berlin

The Zine UnBound: Kults, Werewolves and Sarcastic Hippies, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Translation, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Draw, Galerie du jour agnès b., Paris

I Love Music, Creative Growth, Oakland, CA

JT Leroy, Origins of Harold, Deitch Projects and Art Production Fund, New York

The Dogs, Karen Lovegrove, Los Angeles

Noctambule, D’Amelio Terras / Fondation Dosne–Bibliotheque Thiers, Paris

Nina Bovasso, Matthew Greene, Lara Schnitger: Obsession, Diana Stigter Gallery,

Axxxpresssunizm, Vilma Gold, London

Drunk vs. Stoned, Gavin Brown Enterprises at Passerby, New York


Matt Greene & Banks Violette: lovesongs for assholes / the sixty-edged sword of the
androgyne, Peres Projects, Los Angeles


Scream, Anton Kern Gallery, New York and The Moore Space, Miami

RETREAT, Peres Projects, Los Angeles

K48 Now Players, Curated by Scott Hugg, D’amelio Terras, New York

Transnational Monster League, Curated by Banks Violette, Derek Eller Gallery, New


Tri-Annuale, Part One, Curated by Andrea Zittel, Los Angeles


The Freed Weed, Curated by Dennis Cooper, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles


Skin Fruit: Seletions from the Dakis Joannou Collection. New Museum: New York.
MYTHTYM, Edited by Trinie Dalton. Picturebox: New York.
Hellbound: New Gothic Art. Edited by Francesca Gavin. Laurence King: London.
25,000 Years of Erotic Freedom, Edited by Eva Prinz. Abrams: New York.
The Judith Rothschild Foundation for Contemporary Drawings Collection, Catalogue Raisonné. MOMA Books: New York.
Mannerfantasien 2, COMA: Berlin.
Panic Room, selections from Dakis Joannou Works on Paper, Deste Foundation: Athens.
Fractured Figure, works from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Deste Foundation: Athens.
Traum/Trauma.Works from the Collection Dakis Joannou, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria.
Eden’s Edge, Curated by Gary Garrels, Armand Hammer Museum: Los Angeles.
Surrender! Solo Exhibition Catalogue. Deitch: New York.
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing. Phaidon: London.
Translation, Palais de Tokyo: Paris.
She who casts the darkest shadow on our dreams. Solo Exhibition Catalogue. Berlin:
Peres Projects.
Fabricius, Jakob. Yours Truly. Copenhagen: Recent Works.
Cooper, Dennis and Casey McKinney. The Freed Weed. Los Angeles: Richard Telles Fine Art.


Smith, Roberta, “Skin Fruit: Anti-Mainstream Museum’s Mainstream Show,” The New
York Times, March 4, 2010.
“Eden’s Edge Review,” Frieze, Winter 2007, p.272-73.
Jacobs, Keith, “Matt Greene,” Flaunt Magazine, issue 87, Fall 2007.
“The Defenders of Reality: Matt Greene at Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA,”
Marginal: The Male California Art Issue, June/July 2007.
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Matt Greene,” The New York Times,
December 22, 2006.
Saul, Amelia, “Interview with Artist Matt Greene,”, February 2,
Seymour, Lori, 2 magazine, Summer 2005, p.57.
Dhillon, Kim, “Matt Greene: dark master of the new gothic,” i-D, March 2005, p.60.
Myers, Julian,“Matthew Greene,” Frieze, Issue 89, March 2005.
Lo, Melissa, “Matthew Greene,” Bridge Magazine, Dec-Jan 2004-5.
Weissman, Benjamin, “Slaves to the Visual: Ten Los Angeles Artists with the Gift,”
The Believer, Dec/Jan 2005, p.28.
Beyer, Charles G., “Scream” Flash Art March-April, p. 60.
Clem, Chivas, “Notes on Gothic” Scream (catalogue), Moore Space, Miami.
Cooper, Dennis, “First Take: Dennis Cooper on Matthew Greene,” Artforum, January
2004, p. 132.
Goodbody, Bridget, “’Scream’ at Anton Kern Gallery” Time Out New York February 5-
12, 2004, p.59.
Johnson, Ken, “Scream” New York Times, Art in Review section, February 13, 2004.
Saltz, Jerry, “Blotto, Meet Buzzed” Village Voice May 11, 2004.
Saltz, Jerry, “Modern Gothic” Village Voice February 4-10, 2004 Vol. XLIX No. 5.


Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Judith Rothschild Foundation
Contemporary Drawing Collection

Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada

Deste Foundation, Athens


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