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B.A. Tufts University, Medford, MA Lives and works in Seattle, Washington


Visiting Artist, University of California, San Diego

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2000

forthcoming, Howard House, Seattle, WA CAPTAIN OF A HUCKLEBERRY PARTY, Howard House, Seattle, WA THE ROTHKO PROBLEM, Howard House, Seattle, WA GOD, SEX, THE GREAT OUTDOORS, Howard House, Seattle, WA BEAVER PAINTING, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA NEW PAINTINGS, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA SCAPEGOAT, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Berkeley, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2009 2009 2009 2008 2006 2005 2004 2003


QUINT: THREE DECADES OF CONTEMPORARY ART, California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA BUILD-A-HOUSE/OPEN HOUSE, Howard House, Seattle, WA SECOND PEOPLE, Helm Gallery, Tacoma, WA WEIGHING AND WANTING: SELECTIONS FROM THE COLLECTION, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA SKID ROW, Aqua Art Fair, Miami, FL INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA SCULPTURE ON THE FLOOR, WALL & CEILING, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA SINGING MY SONG, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, CA PICTURE BOOK PROJECT, The Farm, San Diego, CA HOUSEHOLD AFFAIRS, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA ECHOLOCATION, The Farm, San Diego, CA 12TH ANNUAL, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA BREATHING UNDERWATER, The Farm, San Diego, CA 7TH ANNUAL ART AUCTION, The Lab, San Francisco, CA BIG AND BLURRY, Flux Gallery, San Diego, CA HEADLINES, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA ADULT SUPERVISION ADVISED, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA 6TH ANNUAL ART SALE AND AUCTION, The Lab, San Francisco, CA THE REDSHOW, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS – continued 2001 2000

SALON 2001, ACI/COVA Gallery, San Diego, CA HIGH TECH/HIGH TOUCH, Space 743 and the Kala Institute, San Francisco, CA 20 YEARS, AMERICAN STUDIES, Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA ANNUAL, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA NEW VISION:INTRODUCTIONS ’98, ProArts, Oakland, CA POST-POSTCARDS, Four Walls, San Francisco, CA

1999 1998

PROJECTS 2009 2008

THE GIFT SHOP, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA LA ESPECIAL NORTE, a ’zine for artists’ writings (ongoing) LIGHT SHOW FOR UNESCO, Howard House, Seattle, WA A SPECIAL PROJECT FOR BRAD HALL, The First Unitarian Church, San Diego, CA

2005 BIBLIOGRAPHY 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Graves, Jen, The Stranger, April 21, 2009, p. 24. Graves, Jen. The Stranger, December 2, 2008, p. 21. Graves, Jen. The Stranger, October 10, 2007, p. 33. Lippens, Nate. “What’s Happening,” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Sept.29, 2006, p.35. Pincus, Robert l. “Animal House,” San Diego Union Tribune, June 9, Night & Day, pg.41 Reed, Victoria. “Matthew Offenbacher at Quint Contemporary Art”, Artweek, April, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 22-23. Pincus, Robert L. “Down on the Farm,” San Diego Union Tribune, December 18, Night & Day, pg. 41. Pincus, Robert L. “Beneath the Surface,” San Diego Union Tribune, October 10, Night & Day, pp. 40-41.

2004 2003 2002 WRITING 2009

“Green Gothic,” La Especial Norte #4, Seattle, WA “Second peoples statement,” (with Gretchen Bennett, Jenny Heishman, and Heide Hinrichs), Seattle, WA “Black Fu Dogs”, La Especial Norte #2, Seattle, WA. “The Underground Tour”, La Especial Norte #1, Seattle, WA.


COLLECTIONS Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

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Offenbacher, Matthew Biography  
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quint contemporary art represented artist matthew offenbacher biography