Timeline

1964
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
1983–1984
Blackburn School of Art (Foundation)
1984–1987
Newcastle-upon-Tyne Polytechnic, BA (Hons Fine Art)
1996
Wingate Artists Award
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2013
Wallspace, New York NY
2013
Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
2013
19516 kilometers from Milwaukee or 12126 miles, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
2013
MHMMML. Matthew Higgs/Marion Mullen/Margaret Lee, International Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Summer Reading, The Hole, New York, NY
2013
Parasitic Gaps, Team Gallery, New York, NY
2013
MLMH, Two person exhibition with Margaret Lee, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2012
MHML, Two person exhibition with Margaret Lee, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
2012
The End, curated by John Connelly, Vogt Gallery, New York, NY
2012
Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer, curated by Børre Sæthre & James Hoff, Tidens Krav, Oslo, Norway
2012
Creature from the Blue Lagoon, curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2012
Funny, curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
2012
Andrae Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2012
The Feverish Library, Freidrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
2011
We Are Grammar, Pratt Manhattan, New York, NY
2011
The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, organized by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2010
Showdown, The Apartment, Athens, Greece (solo)
2010
Book Ends, James Fuentes, New York, NY
2010
Ashes to Ashes, curated by Christopher Garrett, AMP, Athens
2010
The Page, Kimmerich, New York, NY
2010
Con il libro, Galleria Martano, Turin, Italy
2009
Never Look Back, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY (solo)
2009
Beginnings, Middles and Ends (with Gedi Sibony), Galerie Senn, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2009
The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY
2009
In A Room Anything Can Happen, CCS Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2009
Art in Crisis – Pictures in Peril, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2008
Wilkinson, London, UK (solo)
2008
Are You Happy, The Apartment, Vancouver, BC, Canada (solo)
2008
Tractatus Logico-Catalogicus,VOX contemporary image, Montreal, Canada
2008
The Overlooked Space, Plug In ICA,Winnipeg, Canada
2008
Friends & Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Not So Subtle Subtitle, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY
2008
A New High In Getting Low (NYC), John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2008
Wilkinson, London, UK (solo)
2008
Are You Happy, The Apartment, Vancouver, BC, Canada (solo)
2008
Tractatus Logico-Catalogicus,VOX contemporary image, Montreal, Canada
2008
The Overlooked Space, Plug In ICA,Winnipeg, Canada
2008
Friends & Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Not So Subtle Subtitle, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY
2008
A New High In Getting Low (NYC), John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2007
Two Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2007
Ashtray, KS Art, New York, NY
2007
Matthew Buckingham, Francis Cape, Kota Ezawa, Matthew Higgs, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2007
Abstraction, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007
I Like to Watch, The Canal Chapter, New York NY
2007
EX LIBRIS: Matthew Higgs and Peter Wuethrich, University Gallery Umass, Amherst, MA (solo)
2007
Jack Hanley, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2007
Type Face, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007
Two Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2007
Ashtray, KS Art, New York, NY
2007
Matthew Buckingham, Francis Cape, Kota Ezawa, Matthew Higgs, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2007
Abstraction, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007
I Like to Watch, The Canal Chapter, New York NY
2007
EX LIBRIS: Matthew Higgs and Peter Wuethrich, University Gallery Umass, Amherst, MA (solo)
2007
Jack Hanley, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2007
Type Face, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006
Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
2006
Mid-Life Crisis, Salander-O'Reilly Gallery, New York, NY
2006
What goes around comes around, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
2006
Mid-Life Crisis, Salander-O'Reilly Gallery, New York, NY
2006
What goes around comes around, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Looking at Words: the formal presence of text in modern and contemporary works on paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Rub Out the Word, curated by Michael Wilson, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, Brooklyn NY
2005
in words and pictures, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2005
Exploding Plastic Inevitable, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
2005
Looking at Words: the formal presence of text in modern and contemporary works on paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Rub Out the Word, curated by Michael Wilson, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Center, Brooklyn NY
2005
in words and pictures, Murray Guy, New York, NY
2005
Exploding Plastic Inevitable, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY
2004
Small: The Object in Film, Video, and Slide Installation, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY
2004
The Book Show, The Nunnery, London, UK
2004
Priceless, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL (solo)
2004
Small: The Object in Film, Video, and Slide Installation, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY
2004
The Book Show, The Nunnery, London, UK
2004
Priceless, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL (solo)
2003
Video Lounge, Art Basel Miami, Miami FL
2003
Pages, curated by Buzz Specter, Cristina Rose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Welcome Home, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
2003
Art Isn’t Easy, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Video Lounge, Art Basel Miami, Miami FL
2003
Pages, curated by Buzz Specter, Cristina Rose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Welcome Home, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
2002
mixer 02, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002
New Originals, Richard Salmon, London, UK
2002
Not Worth Reading, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2002
mixer 02, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002
New Originals, Richard Salmon, London, UK
2001
A Private Reading, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Look Now, Pay Later, Murray Guy, New York, NY (solo)

Public Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art