Timeline

1976
Born in Louisville, Kentucky
1998
BFA Maryland Institute College of Art
2000
MFA Yale University
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

2013
12th Lyon Biennial, curated by Gunnar Kvaran, Lyon, France
2013
Algus Greenspon, New York, NY, “The Stairs,” curated by Sebastian Black and Mathew Cerletty
2013
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, “Matthew Ronay Selected Works: 2007 – 2010,” (solo)
2013
Luettgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany, “Repeat the Sounding,” (solo)
2013
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY, (solo)
2012
Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark, “It Comes in Waves,” (solo)
2012
Family Business, New York, NY, “Cleopatra’s Family Jewels,”
2012
The Horse, Berlin, Germany, “Chains,” curated by Dani Jakob, Gabriel Vormstein, and Sebastian Hammwoehner
2012
SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY, “A Disagreeable Object,” curated by Ruba Katrib
2012
Franklin Street Works, “These Transitional Spaces,” curated by Seth Kelly
2012
La Conservera, Murcia, Spain (solo)
2011
Schirn Kuntshalle, Frankfurt, Germany, “Secret Societies,”by Cristina Ricupero, Alexis Vaillant and Matthias Ulrich. Travels to CAPC Musée d’art Contemporain de Bordeaux
2011
Galerie de Multiples, “Tha Hunting of the Snark,”
2011
Locust Projects, Miami, FL
2011
Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY, “The Light Show,”
2011
Allan Nederpelt, Brooklyn, NY, “All That Is Unseen,” curated by Meg O'Rourke & Caris Reid
2011
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, “Between the Worlds,” (solo)
2010
ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, curated by Matthew Drutt (solo)
2010
Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY, “Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005-2010"
2010
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York, “2010 Next Wave Art,”
2010
Galerie Jean-Luc & Takaka Richard, Paris, France, “The Incomplete – Paris”, artists from the Neumann Family Collection
2010
LWL-Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Germany, Neue Alchemie. Kunst der Gegenwart nach Beuys
2010
Canada Gallery, New York, NY “Homuculi: Matt Greene, Allison Schulnik, Ruby Neri and Matthew Ronay,”
2010
The Virgin Mobile Freehouse, Austin, Texas, "THE SECRET KNOWS: AUSTIN, TX", curated by Shamim Momin. Travels to: Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA
2009
MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA, “is the shadow,” (solo)
2009
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY “ The Audio Show”
2009
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY, “The living and the dead”, curated by Darren Bader
2008
Luettgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, February 1 - March 8 (solo)
2007
Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, The Incomplete, curated by Manon Slome and Hubert Neumann, October 2 - January 12, 2008
2007
GBE@Passerby, New York, NY, The Wu-Tang / googolplex Show (Congress), curated by Darren Bader, September 25 - October 13
2007
ec. at Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany, REC.OLLECTION, July 6 – September 15
2007
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO, Phantasmania, curated by Elizabeth Dunbar, June 1 - August 19
2007
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, “L.I.C, NYC Video,” Curated by Andréa Salerno, Presented in conjunction with L.I.C., NYC, May 6 – August 5
2006
"Goin’ Down, Down, Down," Parasol Unit, London, England (solo)
2006
MARC FOXX, West Gallery – Project Room, Los Angeles (solo)
2006
Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark, Distractions from War (solo)
2006
The Food Show, Chelsea Art Museum, NY
2006
SUMMER, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
2006
MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Vacio 9, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2006
Parasol Unit, London, England (solo)
2005
MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA, Shine the Light (solo)
2005
rec. / Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005
The Art of Chess, Luhring Augustine, New York, October 28-December 23
2005
Monuments for the USA, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, April 7 – May 14. Traveling to White Columns, New York, NY, December 13, 2005 – February 7, 2006
2005
Uncertain States of America. American Art in the 3rd Millenium, Astrup Fearnly Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, August 10 – November 13. (catalogue) Traveling to: Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Reyjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik
2005
Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY, May 15 – July 31
2005
Withdrawal, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, Feb 26 – April 2
2005
White Columns, New York, NY, “White Columns Benefit Auction,” March 1 – 16
2005
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY, It’s An Uprising! (solo)
2004
Whitney Biennial Exhibition, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim M. Momin and Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY March 11 – May 30, 2004 (group)
2004
Art Statements, presented by Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Art Basel 35, Switzerland (solo)
2004
the stars are so big, THE EARTH IS SO SMALL… stay as you are (Part I), curated by Robert Meijer, Esther Schipper Gallery, September 10 - October 16, 2004. Traveled to Studio Manuela Klerkx in Milan, Italy, from March 17 - April 8, 2005
2003
We are electric curated by Chris Perez, Deitch Projects, New York, NY November 8 – December 20 (group)
2003
Game Over, Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany, October 9 – October 25 (group)
2003
New Slang, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY (group)
2002
Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (catalogue) (group)
2002
Group Show, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA (group)
2002
Sudden Glory: Sight Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, Logan Gallery, CCAC (group)
2002
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA (catalogue) (group)
2002
Now is the Time, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY (catalogue) (group)
2002
Andrea Rosen, New York, NY; Gallery 2: Catarina Leitão & Matthew Ronay (solo)
2002
Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
2001
MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2001
Boomerang, Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY (group)
2001
Group Sculpture Show, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA (group)
2001
Mink Jazz,Curated by Bruce Hainley, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA (group)
2000
Two Friends and So On, Organized by Rob Pruitt and Jonathan Horowitz,
2000
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (group)
1999
Minty, Curated by Bruce Hainley, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (group)

Literature

2004
Weyland, Jocko. Time Out. “American Splendor”, March 4-11, pp14-15
2004
Brake, Alan. Louisville Magazine. “Super-Realist Supreme”, April, pp.49-50
2004
Kimmelman, Michael. The New York Times. “Touching All Bases At The Bienniel”, March 12, P. E27
2002
Cotter, Holland, "Architectural Visions Keep Dreamers Awake", The New York Times, July 12, p.B37
2002
Kinsella, Eileen, “Wise Buys: Experts suggest great values in today's market”, Artnews, Summer
2002
Mondt, Zoey, “Matthew Ronay at Marc Foxx Gallery”, Frieze, April, p.100
2002
Pagel, David, "Matthew Ronay's Miniature Stage Sets", Los Angeles Times, January 18, p.F41