Born in 1976 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Matthew RONAY

education

2000
- MFA Yale University

1998
- BFA Maryland Institute College of Art

solo shows

2020
- Perrotin, Shanghai, China (forthcoming)

2019
- Polypastoraline, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Betrayals of and by the body, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

2018
- Ramus, Perrotin, Paris, France

2017
- SURDS, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016
- Matthew Ronay, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX
- Matthew Ronay – Dock, Berth, Antenna, Markus Lüttgen, Cologne, Germany
- Matthew Ronay: When Two Are In One, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL

2015
- In and Out and In and Out, Again, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Tony Cox & Matthew Ronay: Outer Loop, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

2014
- Organ/Organelle, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
- Wavelength, Andrea Rosen Gallery 2, New York, NY
- The Door is Open, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany

2013
- Selected Works: 2007 – 2010, University of Louisville's Hite Art Institute, Louisville, KY
- Repeat the Sounding, Lüettgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
- Mounting toward Zenith / Descending and Disappearing, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

2012
- It Comes in Waves, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Between the Worlds, La Conservera, Murcia, Spain

2011
- Between the Worlds, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

2010
- Between the Worlds, ArtPace, curated by Matthew Drutt, San Antonio, TX

2009
- is the shadow, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2008
- Mounting Toward Zenith / Descending and Disappearing, Luettgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
- Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

2006
- Marc Foxx, West Gallery – Project Room, Los Angeles, CA
- Distractions From War, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Goin’ Down, Down, Down, Parasol Unit, London, United Kingdom
- Oh My God What Are We Gonna Do?!, Vacio 9, Madrid, Spain

2005
- It’s An Uprising!, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
- Shine the Light, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
- Love Will Find A Way, REC. / Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany

2004
- A Possible New Order of Reconsiderings, presented by Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Statements - Art 35, Basel, Switzerland

2002
- Catarina Leitão & Matthew Ronay; Tamed Nature & Outlaw Biker Gang, Andrea Rosen, New York, NY
- Garden Party and Four Conversations with Slippage, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001 
- Matthew Ronay, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

group shows

2019
- Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities, Section II Department of Carving and Modeling: Form and Volume, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
- Homo Faber: Craft in Contemporary Sculpture, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea

2018
- The Cruelest Month, Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY
- The Beyond: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

2017
- We'll turn Manhattan into an Island of Joy, Markus Lüttgen, Cologne, Germany
- Hans Bellmer, Sascha Braunig, Matthew Ronay, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
- Small Sculpture, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL

2016
- Shroom Show, organized by Nicholas Moenich, helper, Brooklyn, NY
- State of Disobedience, WCMA-Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
- The Natural Flow of Things, curated by Tania Pardo, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
- Empirical Intuitive Absorption, organized by Matthew Ronay, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
- World Made By Hand, Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
- The Lamp Show, 99¢ Plus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015
- SMALL(ish), MARX FOXX, Los Angeles, CA
- Mirror Mirror, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
- J’adore, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany
- Between Two Worlds, Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY
- Quattro Stagioni, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany

2014
- Spectral Haze, organized by James Case-Leal, Blackston Gallery, New York, NY
- Group Sculpture Exhibition, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA

2013
- Biennale de Lyon, curated by Gunnar Kvaran, Lyon, France
- The Stairs, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY

2012
- Cleopatra’s Family Jewels, Family Business, New York, NY
- Chains, curated by Dani Jakob, Gabriel Vormstein, and Sebastian Hammwoehner The Horse, Berlin, Germany
- A Disagreeable Object, curated by Ruba Katrib, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
- These Transitional Spaces, curated by Seth Kelly, Franklin Street Works

2011
- Secret Societies, Schirn Kuntshalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC Musée d’art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
- In the Name of the Artists: American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal de São Paolo, Brazil
- Intuitive Dance Performance with Matthew Ronay and Nathan Carter, Locust Projects, Miami, FL
- The Hunting of the Snark, Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France
- The Light Show, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

2010
- Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005-2010, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY
- 2010 Next Wave Art, Brooklyn Academy of Museum, Brooklyn, New York
- The Incomplete–Paris: Artists from the Neumann Family Collection, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takaka Richard, Paris, France
- Neue Alchemie, Kunst der Gegenwart nach Beuys, LWL–Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kultur, Münster, Germany
- Homuculi: Matt Greene, Allison Schulnik, Ruby Neri & Matthew Ronay, Canada Gallery, New York, NY

2009
- The Audio Show, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
- The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY

2008
- Political Correct, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneve, Switzerland
- Meet Me Around the Corner–Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
- FunFunFun, curated to Gitte Ørskou, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus, Denmark
- Luettgenmeijer, Berlin, DE

2007
- The Incomplete, curated by Manon Slome and Hubert Neumann, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
- The Wu-Tang / googolplex Show (Congress), GBE@Passerby, New York, NY
- REC.OLLECTION, Esther Schipper, Berlin, Germany
- Phantasmania, curated by Elizabeth Dunbar, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
- L.I.C, NYC Video, Socrates Sculpture Park, curated by Andréa Salerno, Presented in conjunction with “L.I.C., NYC,” Long Island City, NY

2006
- The Food Show, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
- Summer, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005
- Looking at Words, The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
- The Art of Chess, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY; Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
- Uncertain States of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway; Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland; Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom
- Fine Print: Alternative Media, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York, NY 
- Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY
- Monuments for the USA, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA; White Columns, New York, NY
- White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
- Withdrawal, curated by Joe Scanlan, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France

2004
- 2004 Whitney Biennial, curated by Chrissie Iles, Shamim Momin, and Debra Singer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
- Four-Ply, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
- the stars are so big, THE EARTH IS SO SMALL… stay as you are (Part I), curated by Robert Meijer, Esther Schipper, Berlin; Studio Manuela Klerkx, Milan, Italy

2003
- We Are Electric, curated by Chris Perez, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
- Game Over, Grimm Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany
- New Slang: Emerging Voices in Sculpture, curated by Claudia Altman-Siegel, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
- <–> Matthew Ronay, Evan Holloway & Hiroshi Sugito, MARC FOXX, Los Angeles, CA
- Telling Stories, Vedanta / Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
- Little Triggers, Cohan, Leslie, & Browne, New York, NY

2002
- youngsters* sculptures and other works from Los Angeles & New York, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria
- Artists Imagine Architecture, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
- Gallery Luhmann, curated by Jason Dodge, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Now is the Time, curated by Ken Freed, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY
- Sudden Glory: Sight Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, Logan Gallery, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
- Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2001
- Boomerang, Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY
- Mink Jazz, curated by Bruce Hainley, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2000
- Two Friends and So On, organized by Rob Pruitt and Jonathan Horowitz, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

1999
- Minty, curated by Bruce Hainley, Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

public collections

- Albright Knox, Buffalo, New York, NY
- ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
- Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
​- Fürstenberg Zeitengenössisch, Karlstad, Donaueschingen, Denmark
- Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
- Kistefos, Oslo, Norway
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
- Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY
- Pérez Art Museum (PAMM), Miami, FL
- Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
- Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
 

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Matthew Ronay "Ramus", Perrotin Paris

Matthew Ronay "Ramus", Perrotin Paris

Matthew RONAY

podcasts

TALK MATTHEW RONAY & ELENA SOROKINA (ENG)

Talk between Matthew Ronay and Elena Sorokina on the occasion of the exhibition "Ramus" at Perrotin Paris Saturday March 17, 2018

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