Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE (Current as of June 2013)
Matthew Ballou

CONTACT INFORMATION

mattballou (at) gmail.com

University of Missouri
A126 Fine Arts Building, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211
balloum (at) missouri.edu

Internet

http://www.eikonktizo.com and eikonktizo.wordpress.com

EDUCATION

• 2005 | Indiana University, Bloomington. MFA in Painting.

• 2001 | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. BFA in Studio Art.

• 1999 | Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, extension campus of Pratt Institute. AA in Painting and Drawing.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching

• August 2010 – Present | Assistant Teaching Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of Missouri at Columbia. Columbia, MO.

• September 2007 – July 2010 | Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of Missouri at Columbia. Columbia, MO. Appointed to Graduate Faculty, October 2007.

• August 2004 – May 2005 | Associate Instructor, Indiana University. Bloomington, IN. (Instructor of Record).

Courses Taught

• Drawing 1 – Foundations, Level 1

• Drawing 2 – Foundations, Level 2

• Drawing 3 – Life Drawing, Figure and Concept

• Drawing 4 – Advanced Group and Solo Projects, Group Readings and Discussion

• Beginning Painting – Foundations of Direct Painting Techniques

• Intermediate Painting – Developing Light, Space, Form, and Concept

• Advanced Painting – Individual Projects, Group Readings and Discussion

• Beginning Color Drawing – Oil and Chalk Pastel, Colored Pencil

• Intermediate Color Drawing – Oil and Chalk Pastel, Colored Pencil

• Advanced Color Drawing – Figure-based Individual Projects, Mixed Media

• Senior Seminar Writing Intensive Capstone Course

• Graduate Drawing 1 – Individual Projects, Reading and Discussion

• Graduate Drawing 2 – Individual Projects, Reading and Discussion

• Graduate Painting 1 – Individual Projects, Reading and Discussion

• Graduate Painting 2 – Individual Projects, Reading and Discussion

• Graduate Seminar – From Shlain, Coomaraswamy, and Eliade to Dillard, Eco, and Bachelard

Academic Committees | Current

• 2012 –Present | University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Council (Member)

• Fall 2009 – Present | University of Missouri Art Department Events Committee (Co-Chair)

• August 2007 – Present | University of Missouri Drawing Area Coordination Committee (Participant, Observer)

• August 2007 – Present | University of Missouri Painting Area Coordination Committee (Participant, Observer)

Academic Committees | Former

• Fall 2009 – 2012 | University of Missouri Undergraduate Student Artist Community Advisor

• January 2004 | Indiana University 2005 MFA Candidate Selection Committee Member (Voting Member)

Graduate Thesis Committees | Current

• Jane Jun, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2011-Present

• Greta Meyers, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2012-Present

Graduate Thesis Committees | Former

• J. Penney Burton, MFA Candidate in Fibers | 2010-2013

•Zeinab Raghimi Chaichi, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2009-2013

• Jahner Johnson, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2012

• Jacob Johnson, MFA in Painting | 2008-2012

• Suqin “Jackie” Lin, MFA in Painting | 2008-2011

• Norleen Nosri, MFA Candidate in Ceramics | 2011-2013

• Trudy Rogers-Denham, MFA in Fibers | 2009-2012

• John Selberg, MFA in Drawing | 2007-2009

• David Spear, MFA in Painting | 2008-2012

Additional Graduate Instruction and Advising

• Nancy Brown, MFA Candidate in Sculpture | 2007-2010

• Chris Hall, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2011-Present

• Nabil El Jaouhari, MFA Candidate in Painting/Printmaking | 2009-2011

• Dan Gemkow, MFA Candidate in Photography | 2008-2010

• Natalie Hellmann, MFA Candidate in Ceramics | 2008-2011

• Eric Norby, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2011-Present

• Greta Myers, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2012

• J. Sloane Snure Paullus, MFA Candidate in Painting | 2007-2010

• Ian Shelly, MFA Candidate in Ceramics | 2007-2010

• Eric Sweet, MFA Candidate in Printmaking | 2009-2011

Residencies

• May 18-31, 2008 | Professional Artist’s Residency, Glen Arbor Art Association. Glen Arbor, MI.

• August 23-30, 2002 | Professional Artist’s Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art. Saugatuck, MI.

• May – August 2001 | Fellowship Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

Gallery Employment

• August 2005 – August 2007 | Director’s Assistant, Gillock Gallery. Evanston, IL. Artist liaison, copy writing/editing, image development/editing, and in exhibition preparation.

Creative Contributions

• May 2009 – present | Contributing Essayist, Neoteric Art, Chicago, IL.

• September 2007 – November 2010 | Vision consultation, project implementation, and design and writing assistance. Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

Community Arts Involvement

• Fall 2011 – Present | Columbia Art League Board Member (2 year term)

Jury Activity

• Fall 2012 | “Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist’s Showcase.” Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. Solo Juror. Honorarium.

• Fall 2012 | “Hannibal Art Club Annual Exhibition.” Hannibal Arts Council, Hannibal, MO. Solo Juror. Honorarium.

• Summer 2012 | “Figure It Out.” Craft Studio Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Solo Juror. Honorarium.

• Spring 2012 | “Profession and Amateur Group Show.” Jefferson City Art Club, Jefferson City, MO. Solo Juror. Honorarium.

• Spring 2012 | “Spring Student Art Show.” Union Arts Council, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Solo Juror. Honorarium.

Professional Memberships

• 2010 – Present | Columbia Art League

• 2011 – Present | Ox-Bow Alumni Association, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Gallery Representation

• April 2002 – November 2010 | Work represented by Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• June 2005 – May 2007 | Work available at Gallery H, Three Oaks, MI.

• August 2001 – May 2003 | Work available at Vesuvius Gallery, Glenn, MI.

• April 2001 – May 2003 | Work available at Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL.

Selected Collections

• Northern Illinois University School of Art. Dekalb IL. 2012.

• Herron School of Art, Indiana University. Indianapolis, IN. 2012.

• MacMunnis, Inc. Evanston, IL. 2006.

EXHIBITION RECORD | Solo and Two Person

2013

• FORTHCOMING: October 3 – October 25, 2013 | “ASEVENANAONEADOE.” Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Invited. Honorarium.

2012

• November 16 – December 16, 2012 | “Matt Ballou: Range.” Mildred M. Cox Gallery, William Woods University, Fulton, MO. Invited.

• July 5 – July 28, 2012 | “Adding.” PS Gallery, Columbia, MO. Invited.

2011

• August 27 – October 7, 2011 | “Demo.” Orr Street Gallery, Columbia, MO. Invited.

• June 3 – July 31, 2011 | “Looking Over The Overlooked.” Two Person Show with Jacob Maurice Crook, MACC Graphic Arts Fine Art Gallery, Moberly, MO. Proposed.

• June 10 – July 31, 2011 | “The Bell, Struck: Tondos by Tim Lowly and Matt Ballou,” 930 Art Center, Louisville, KY. Invited.

• February 5 – March 19, 2011 | “Redeeming Tensions.” Barrington Center for the Arts Gallery, Gordon College, Wenham, MA. Proposed.

2009

• November 2009 | “Strive.” Art Gallery Space, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA. Proposed.

2008

• June 2008 | “Dodecahedron.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL. Catalog produced.

2007

• April 2007 | “Gillock Collection: Works by Matt Ballou.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2006

• February 2006 | “Matthew Ballou: Considerations.” Gillock Gallery-Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2005

• May 2005 | “Dispensation: MFA Thesis Exhibition.” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN.

2002

• September 2002 | “The Locus Series and Related Works.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2000

• July 9 – August 9, 2000 | “Ballou: Eight Months In Chicago.” Camden Public Library, Camden, NY.

EXHIBITION RECORD | Group

2013

• FORTHCOMING: TBA | “Both Sides of the Brain.” Lamar D. Fain School of Art. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. Traveling Exhibition. Invited. Curated by Aaron Coleman.

• FORTHCOMING: TBA | “Both Sides of the Brain.” Gallery 215. Northern Illinois University School of Art. Dekalb, IL Traveling Exhibition. Invited. Curated by Aaron Coleman.

• FORTHCOMING: September 21 – October 25, 2013 | “In Three Moving Parts (Matthew Ballou, Norbert Marszalek, Tim Vermeulen).” Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. Invited.

• June 3 – August 19, 2013 | “Certain Densities.” George Caleb Bingham Gallery. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Proposed and Organized by Matthew Ballou.

• June 3 – August 19, 2013 | “Both Sides of the Brain.” George Caleb Bingham Gallery. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Traveling Exhibition. Invited. Curated by Aaron Coleman.

• April 19, 2013. “GARISH.” Allway Arts, Columbia, MO.

• April 16 – June 22, 2013. “Green.” Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO.

2012

• December 14, 2012 – January 11, 2013 | “TAPPED 3.” MANIFEST Creative Research and Study Center, Cincinnati, OH. Catalog produced. Juried. Curator: Jason Franz.

• November 17, 2012 – January 13, 2013 | “MOAK Four State Regional Biennial Exhibition.” Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO. Juried by Kevin Murphy, Curator of American Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

• October 3 – October 28, 2012 | “Both Sides of the Brain.” Washington Printmakers Gallery. Silver Spring, MD. Traveling Exhibition. Invited. Curated by Aaron Coleman.

• August 13 – September 18, 2012 | “Both Sides of the Brain.” Basile Gallery, Herron School of Art. Indianapolis, IN. Traveling Exhibition. Invited. Curated by Aaron Coleman.

• June 26 – August 25, 201 | “Members Open.” Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO.

• June 21 – July 14, 2012 | “2012 National Juried Exhibition.” First Street Gallery, NY, NY. Juried by Dore Ashton.

• June 17 – June 28, 2012 | “Figure It Out.” Craft Studio Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Invited.

• June 1 – August 12, 2012 | “Phoneography.” 930 Art Center, Louisville, KY.

• April 6, 2012 – May 10, 2012 | “Tenth Anniversary.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2011

• October 26 – December 7, 2011 | “Transient Geometries.” Antelope Valley College Art Gallery, Antelope Valley College, Lancaster, CA. Invited. Curated by Christine Mugnolo.

• May 15 – August 26, 2011 | “The Larry Show.” George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO. Curated by Sloane Snure Paullus.

• January 21 – February 25, 2011 | “Shades of Gray: Drawings in Graphite.” Ridderhof Martin Gallery at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA. Invited.

• January 21 – February 18, 2011 | “On Spirituality: Emerging Visions of the Spiritual.” Gallery 842 Marshall University, Huntington, WV. Invited. Curated by Ian Hagarty.

2010

• November 2010 | “Small Works.” Gillock Gallery, Paris, France.

• September 2010 | “Untitled Show.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• July 16 – August 20, 2010 | “75th Annual National Exhibition.” Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY. Juried. Jurors: Carrie Haddad & Melissa Stafford.

• May 22 – June 25, 2010 | “6th Annual MAGNITUDE 7.” MANIFEST Creative Research and Study Center, Cincinnati, OH. Catalog produced. Juried. Juror: Jason Franz.

• March 23 – April 25, 2010 | “23rd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition.” Abercrombie Gallery of McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.

• March 5 – April 2, 2010 | “PAINT.” MANIFEST Creative Research and Study Center, Cincinnati, OH. Catalog produced. Juried. Juror: Jason Franz.

• February 19 – March 26, 2010 | “ZORA: How I Understand” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• February, 2010 | “Presenting Context.” Craft Studio Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Proposed and Curated by Matthew Ballou.

2009

• October 5-October30, 2009 | “Paper Explorations.” Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA. Curated by Leigh Craven.

• September 1-September 28, 2009 | “Concerning Composition.” Perlow-Stevens Gallery, Columbia, MO. Two-person show with David Spear. Catalog produced.

• April 18-June 7, 2009 | “Bookface: the 24TH Sint Niklaas 2009 Printmaking Biennial.” Sint Niklaas, Belgium. Juried. Catalog produced.

• March 6-April 19, 2009 | “Black, White, and Shades of Gray.” South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA. Juried. Juror: Sidney Hurwitz

• March 6-April 15, 2009 | “32nd Annual Art on Paper.” Circle Gallery at Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD. Juried. Juror: LuLen Walker.

• February 3-March 2, 2009 | “Paper In Particular Annual.” Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, Mo. Juried. Juror: John Hull.

2008

• October 2008 | “Following the Leader.” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL. Catalog produced.

• August – October 2008 | “Missouri Exchange.” Columbia, MO (George Caleb Bingham Gallery) and Kansas City, MO (UMKC Gallery of Art).

• March 2008 | “One Day.” Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. Invited. Catalog produced.

• February 2008 | “Vantage Points,” George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO.

2007

• October 2007 | “Bare Walls 2007” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL. Invited artist, juried.

• September 2007 | “Sheets, Planes, and Pulp: Works on (and of) Paper” Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL. Juried. Juror: Margaret Hawkins.

• August – September 2007 | “Essentials: Ballou, Hagarty, Herzog” Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE. Proposed, and organized by Matthew Ballou. Catalog produced.

• July – September 2007 | “National Works on Paper Show” Crown Center Gallery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL. Juried. Juror: Dan Addington.

• March 2007 | “Portraiture” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2006

• November 2006 | “Bare Walls 2006” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL. Invited artist, juried.

• August 2006 | “The Human Form” Gallery 180, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL. Juried. Curated by Chuck Gniech.

• August 2006 | “Matt Ballou, Anton Nemishev, Ann Ponce” Gillock Gallery Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2005

• December 2005 | “Second Inaugural” Gillock Gallery Evanston, Evanston, IL.

• November 2005 | “Bare Walls 2005” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL. Invited artist.

• September 2005 | “Strictly Drawing” Bloomingdale Park Museum, Bloomingdale, IL. Juried.

• April 2005 | “2005 National Society of Arts and Letters Finalists Exhibition” John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN. Juried.

2004

• November 2004 | “MFA Painters’ Painting Show” Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN.

• October 2004 | “MFA Painters’ Drawing Show” Fuller Projects, Bloomington, IN.

• May 2004 | “Figure Study” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• April 2004 | “2004 National Society of Arts and Letters Finalists Exhibition” John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN. Juried.

• March 2004 | “Portraits” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• January 2004 | “MFA Painters” SoFA Gallery Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

2003

• November 2003 | “Mysticism” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• November 2003 | “Bare Walls 2003” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL.

• July 2003 | “Aspects of Nature” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• June 2003 | “For Looted Iraqi Art” Gallery Mornea, Evanston, IL.

• June 2003 | “Sketches, Scrawls, Scribbles and Such” unitB Gallery, Chicago, IL. Curated by Kimberly Aubuchon.

• May 2003 | “Artboat 2003” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.

• May 2003 | “Figure and Landscape” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2002

• November 2002 | “Bare Walls 2002” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL.

• October 2002 | “Three Artists, Three Visions” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• May 2002 | “WAR” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

• April 2002 | “Inaugural Group Show” Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2001

• December 2001 | “My Favorite Things” Vesuvius Gallery, Glenn, MI.

• March 31, 2001 – April 14, 2001 | “2001 BFA Show” Gallery 2, Chicago, IL.

2000

• November – December 2000 | “Coloration; Third Annual Regional Art Exhibition” Utica, NY. Juried.

• September 9 – September 28, 2000 | New York Tri-County Art Show SUNY New Hartford, New Hartford, NY. Juried.

• March – June 2000 | International Olympic Committee’s Sport Art Competition Show, International Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland. Juried.

PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

2013

• “The Museum in Higher Education, the Museum as Higher Education.” Celecration of Teaching Conference. May 22, 2013. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Panel Presenter and Discussion Participant. Invited.

• “What is a Great Image?” May 21, 2013. Columbia Community Chambers, Columbia, MO. Invited.

• “Abstraction in Pastel.” April 13, 2012. Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO. Workshop.

2012

• “The Portrait in Pastel.” December 15, 2012. Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO. Workshop.

• “Range.” November 30, 2012. William Woods University, Fulton, MO. Artist Lecture. Available online: http://eikonktizo.wordpress.com/2012/12/06/matt-ballou-range-reception-at-william-woods-university/

• “Abstraction in Pastel.” November 3, 2012. Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO. Workshop.

• “Studying Drawing at Mizzou.” November 2, 2012. Mizzou High School Art Day Lecture, Columbia, MO.

• “Creativity Workshop.” August 23, 2012. Community Arts Pilot Program, MU Extension Community Arts Advisory Council, Columbia, MO.

• “Creativity Workshop.” August 8, 2012. Community Arts Pilot Program, MU Extension Community Arts Advisory Council, Columbia, MO.

• “Writing on Art.” September 30, 2012. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Guest Lecture.

• “A Juror’s Thoughts.” September 14, 2012. Hannibal Art Center. Hannibal, MO, Guest Lecture.

• “Trajectories.” April 4, 2012. University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO. Lecture, Individual Critiques.

• “Creativity Workshop.” June 19, 2012. Community Arts Pilot Program, MU Extension Community Arts Advisory Council, Columbia, MO.

• “Return to The Figure in Pastel.” March 10, 2012. Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO. Workshop.

• “Tea Time: Matthew Ballou ‘Two Avenues – An Overview of my Work.’” MU Clay Klub, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Lecture.

• “Art | Theology | Worship | Meaning.” February 25, 2012. IMAGO Artist Community. Columbia, MO. Lecture.

• “Trajectories – From High School to Teaching.” February 17, 2012. Rockbridge High School, Columbia, MO. Lecture.

• “Introduction to Subtractive Drawing.” February 17, 2012. Rockbridge High School, Columbia, MO. Workshop.

2011

• “The Figure in Pastel.” November 12, 2011. Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO. Lecture and Workshop.

• “Studying Drawing at Mizzou.” November 4, 2011. Mizzou High School Art Day Lecture, Columbia, MO.

• ”DEMO.” Seeing Visions, Hearing Voices Series. October 4, 2011. Orr Street Gallery, Columbia, MO.

• ”Hammers and Bells: Thoughts on ‘The Bell, Struck – Tondos by Tim Lowly and Matt Ballou’.” June 10, 2011. The 930 Art Center, Louisville, KY. Available online: http://eikonktizo.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/930talk/

• ”Preparing to Study Art at the Undergraduate Level.” May 26, 2011. Camden Central High School, Camden, NY.

• “Studying Painting at Mizzou.” March 12, 2011. Mizzou High School Art Day Lecture, Columbia, MO.

• “Redeeming Tensions.” February 5, 2011. Exhibition Lecture. Barrington Center for the Arts Gallery, Gordon College, Wenham, MA.

• “Trajectories.” February 4, 2011. Guest Lecture. Gordon College, Wenham, MA.

2010

• “Assistant Teaching Professor Candidate Lecture” July 21, 2010. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Available online: http://eikonktizo.wordpress.com/2010/07/27/ballou-talk/

• “Reorienting Christian Ideas of Culture.” April 17, 2010. Session Lecturer: ManUp 2010 National Conference, Columbia, MO.

2009

• ”Periodic Abstraction” September 16, 2009. Guest Lecturer: School of Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

2008

• ”What is a Great Image?” November 18, 2008. Guest Lecturer: Art Appreciation, Department of Art Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

• “Artist In Residence Lecture and Discussion.” May 29, 2008. Glen Arbor Art Association. Glen Arbor, MI.

• “At the Same Time: Thoughts on Art and Art Education.” February 7, 2008. Guest Lecturer: Graduate Seminar, Department of Art Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

2007

• “Trajectories.” August 21, 2007. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

• “Thoughts on Drawing.” April 14,2007. Gillock Gallery, Evanston, IL.

2006

• “Trajectories.” November 16, 2006. Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE.

• “The Brick and The Shell: Contemplation and Painting The Votive Object.” March 18, 2006. Gillock Gallery Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2005

• “About Covering.” December 24, 2005. Gillock Gallery Evanston, Evanston, IL.

• “Dispensation: Thesis Address.” April 29, 2005. Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN.

2004

• “Thoughts on a Life in Art (Commencement Address).” May 15, 2004. Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.

PUBLICATIONS | PERSONAL, INVITED, or COMMISSIONED

2013

• “Certain Densities, Uncertain Visions: Two Asides Regarding Perceptual Painting.” Painting Perceptions, June 6, 2013. Available online: http://paintingperceptions.com/guest-posts/certain-densities

• “Certain Densities, Uncertain Visions: Two Asides Regarding Perceptual Painting.” The Painter’s Table, May 31, 2013. Available online: http://painters-table.com/blog/certain-densities-perceptual-painting

• “Certain Densities, Uncertain Visions: Two Asides Regarding Perceptual Painting.” Certain Densities. Columbia, Missouri: George Caleb Bingham Gallery, 2013. 46-48. ISBN 978-1-300-92806-5.

2012

• “Juror’s Statement for the Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist’s Showcase.” Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL. November 6, 2012. Invited.

• “Last Note… On Unraveling the Dark.” Ruminate Magazine September 2012, Issue 25. Some content available online: http://www.ruminatemagazine.com/issue-25-unraveling-the-dark/ Contributed Writing and Visual Art.

• “Standing Beside Gods.” Neoteric Art, August 9, 2012. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2012/08/09/standing-beside-gods-by-matthew-ballou/

• “Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park Series: Provisional Action, Provisional Vision.” Neoteric Art, February 13, 2012. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2012/02/13/diebenkorns-ocean-park-series-provisional-action-provisional-vision-by-matthew-ballou/

2011

• Nine Texts: Collected Writings for Neoteric Art, 2009-2011. Chicago: Neoteric Art, 2011. ISBN 978-1-105-08893-3

• “Our Weights.” Neoteric Art September 25, 2011. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2011/09/25/our-weights-by-matthew-ballou/

• “Generosity of Spirit: A Perspective on Faith, Art, and Teaching.” Transpositions: Theology, Imagination and the Arts. University of St Andrews, Scotland. August, 2011.

• “On Intuition and Analysis.” Neoteric Art April 10, 2011. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2011/04/10/on-intuition-and-analysis-by-matthew-ballou/

2010

• “Teaching, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Dynamic Engagement with Materials.” Neoteric Art October 31, 2010. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2010/10/31/teaching-close-encounters-by-matthew-ballou/

• “Stylistic Duplication or Earnest Search?” Neoteric Art September 2010. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2010/09/14/stylistic-duplication-or-earnest-search—-an-open-letter-to-kitsch-painters-and-self-proclaimed-followers-of-odd-nerdrum-by-matthew-ballou/

• “Friday’s 5 with Matthew Ballou: Desert Island Paintings.” Columbia Daily Tribune March 19, 2010. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/weblogs/art-axis/2010/mar/19/fridays-5-wmatt-ballou/

• “Art and Submission.” Neoteric Art March 2010. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2010/03/19/art-and-submission-by-matthew-ballou/

2009

• “Subjectivity and Robert Henri.” Neoteric Art November 2009. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2009/11/28/subjectivity-and-robert-henri-by-matthew-ballou/

• “A Few Days With Wyeth.” Neoteric Art September 2009. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2009/09/26/a-few-days-with-wyeth-by-matthew-ballou/

• “Thoughts on ‘Form and Story: Narration in Recent Painting’” MW Capacity August 31, 2009. Available online: http://mwcapacity.wordpress.com/2009/08/31/form-story-narration-in-recent-painting/

• “Some Thoughts on Loving Diebenkorn’s Work.” Neoteric Art July 2009. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2009/07/24/some-thoughts-on-loving-diebenkorns-work/

• “Visions of Violence and Pleasure: Cecily Brown And Linda Nochlin At The Des Moines Art Center.” Neoteric Art May 2009. Available online: http://neotericart.com/2009/05/28/visions-of-violence-and-pleasure-cecily-brown-and-linda-nochlin-at-the-des-moines-art-center/

2006

• “Immediate and Intimate: The Drawings of Christine Mugnolo.” Christine Mugnolo: Drawings, Gillock Gallery Catalogs, Evanston, Illinois: December 2006.

• “Wars and Rumors of Wars.” The Omen: Wars and Rumors of Wars, Gillock Gallery Catalogs, Evanston, Illinois: August 2006.

• “Second Horizon: The Changing Vision of Odd Nerdrum.” Image Journal June 2006.

2003

• One Hundred Permutations. Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-4120-0957-X

PUBLICATIONS | REVIEWS, PROFILES, and CITATIONS

Reviews

2013

• Danielsen, Aarik. “It’s easy being – and loving – ‘Green’.” Columbia Daily Tribune April 21, 2013: C2. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/ovation/it-s-easy-being-and-loving-green/article_8bf34866-a953-11e2-8367-10604b9f6eda.html

2012

• Danielsen, Aarik. “The art of learning.” Columbia Daily Tribune December 9, 2012: C2. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/dec/09/the-art-of-learning/

• Dohack, Caroline. “Adding to the beauty.” Columbia Daily Tribune July 8, 2012: C5. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/jul/08/adding-beauty/

• Baker, Brett. “Painters Table – Top 1n Best Posts.” The Huffington Post: Huff Post Arts March 14, 2012. Available online: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brett-baker/painters-table-top-10-bes_6_b_1340089.html

2011

• Borsei, Shea. “Defying gravity with mud: MU professor’s exhibit demonstrates how to build an artful life.” Columbia Daily Tribune September 25, 2011: C5. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2011/sep/25/defying-gravity-with-mud/

• Hicks, Jill. “Exhibit showcases odyssey of space, light.” Columbia Daily Tribune July 5, 2011: C5. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2011/jul/03/exhibit-showcases-odyssey-of-space-light/

• Gifford, Chelsea. “Art: Full Circle. Tim Lowly and Matt Ballou Bring Reflection to the 930.” Leo Weekly June 8, 2011: Page 30. Available online: http://leoweekly.com/ae/art-full-circle

2010

• Danielsen, Aarik. ”Context is King in Craft Studio Show.” Columbia Daily Tribune February 16, 2010: Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/weblogs/art-axis/2010/feb/16/context-is-king-in-craft-studio-show/

2009

• Danielsen, Aarik. “Ovation: Articulation, Orchestration.” Columbia Daily Tribune August 30, 2009: C6. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2009/aug/30/articulation-orchestration/

• Feinberg, Jody. “Stark Vision: Art exhibit shows the possibilities of black and white.” The Patriot Ledger March 19, 2009

2008

• Butler, Sharon. “Artists Review Artists Project: Sharon Butler on Matthew Ballou.” Thinking About Art July 2008. Available online: Available online: http://thinkingaboutart.blogs.com/art/2008/07/artists-review-artists-sharon-butler-on-matthew-ballou.html

2005

• Braccidiferro, Gail. “Drawing is the Foundation.” American Artist Drawing Fall 2005: 122-127.

Profiles

2013

• Luther, Kristi. “Nonprofit Spotlight: The Columbia Art League – Columbia Art Scene.” Columbia Business Times. Volume 19, Issue 11. May 2013. 54-55.

• Danielsen, Aarik. ”Columbia art league aims to nurture the artist within.” Columbia Daily Tribune January 20, 2013: Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/ovation/columbia-art-league-aims-to-nurture-the-artist-within/article_635d5874-61dc-11e2-890e-0012793a74ab.html

2011

• Weber, Joe. “Columbia artists find new direction after 9/11.” Urban Pioneer/Columbia Missourian. July 28, 2011. Summer Edition. Available online: http://2011urbanpioneer.columbiamissourian.com/2011/07/columbia-artists-find-new-direction-after-911/

• Watkins, James. “Featured Artist: Matt Ballou.” Transpositions: Theology, Imagination and the Arts. University of St Andrews, Scotland. June 19, 2011. Available online: http://www.transpositions.co.uk/2011/06/featured-artist-matt-balou/

2009

• Davis, Jessica. “Plato Play.” VOX Magazine September 17, 2009: 15. Available online: http://www.voxmagazine.com/stories/2009/09/17/plato-play/

• Howald, Lindsey. “Niche: Matthew Ballou.” Columbia Daily Tribune February 8, 2009: C5. Available online: http://archive.columbiatribune.com/2009/feb/20090201ovat004.asp

Citations

2013

• Hicks, Jill. “MU profs help students explore the art of communication.” Columbia Daily Tribune May 12, 2013. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/ovation/mu-profs-help-students-explore-the-art-of-communication/article_cd3dd424-b9d6-11e2-9548-10604b9f6eda.html

• Hicks, Jill. “Visual artists explore other means of expression.” Columbia Daily Tribune April 18, 2013. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/arts_life/ovation/visual-artists-explore-other-means-of-self-expression/article_dfda2cf0-aecc-11e2-a091-10604b9f6eda.html

2012

• Gonzalez-Paul, Andrea. “Art department attracts potential students with High School Art Day.” The Maneater Volume 79, Issue 22. November 6, 2012.

• Perry, Rachel Berenson. Barry Gealt: Embracing Nature. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2012: 13, 21.

• Danielsen, Aarik. “A Primus Primer.” Columbia Daily Tribune May 3, 2012: C2.Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/may/03/a-primus-primer-get-acquainted-with-the-quirky/

• Stewart, Alex. “MU Fine Arts student debuts ‘Anti-Heroic Painting’ exhibition.” The Maneater Volume 78. April 17, 2012. Available online: http://www.themaneater.com/stories/2012/4/17/mu-fine-arts-student-debuts-anti-heroic-painting-e/

• Hicks, Jill. “Exploring Possibility.” March 13, 2012: C2.Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/mar/18/exploring-possibility/

2011

• Danielsen, Aarik. “Giving thanks for artful teachers.” Columbia Daily Tribune November 20, 2011: C2. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2011/nov/20/giving-thanks-for-artful-teachers/

• Danielsen, Aarik. “The Larry Show is a love letter to local model.” Columbia Daily Tribune May 22, 2011: Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2011/may/22/the-larry-show-is-a-love-letter-to-local-model/

• Lee, Suet. “’Forms of Repose’ features a mixture of sculpture and drawing.” The Maneater Volume 77, issue 49. April 11, 2011. Available online: http://www.themaneater.com/stories/2011/4/5/forms-repose-features-mixture-sculpture-and-drawin/

• Danielsen, Aarik. “Ovation: Marcus Miers.” Columbia Daily Tribune January 30, 2011: C3. Available online: http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2011/jan/30/marcus-miers/

2010

• El Attar, Nancy. “Nude Models Pose for Art’s Sake.” The Maneater Volume 77, issue 24. November 16, 2010. Available online: http://www.themaneater.com/stories/2010/11/16/nude-models-pose-arts-sake/

2007

• Nerdrum, Odd; Bjorn Li. Odd Nerdrum: Themes. Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures. Oslo, Norway: Press Publishing, 2007: 552

PUBLICATIONS | EXHIBITION CATALOGS

2010

• ”MANIFEST #45: Guidebook: Collage and Assemblage and MAGNITUDE7.” MANIFEST Creative Research and Study Center. Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

• ”MANIFEST #43: PAINT and Selections from the INDA5.” MANIFEST Creative Research and Study Center. Cincinnati, OH, 2010.

2009

• “Concerning Composing.” Perlow-Stevens Gallery, Columbia, MO. 2009.

• “17th International Exlibris and Small Print Exhibition of Sint Niklaas.” Stedelijke Museum, Sint Niklaas, Belgium. 2009. 29.

2007

• “Essentials: Ballou, Hagarty, Herzog.” Gillock Gallery Catalogs, August 2007. Includes short texts by the artists involved.

• “Still Life Work 2001-2007.” Gillock Gallery Catalogs, March 2007. Includes short texts “On Still Life,” “The Brick,” and “The Shell” by Matthew Ballou.

• “From the Gillock Collection.” Gillock Gallery Catalogs, February 2007.

2006

• “Transitions: Paintings by Connie Gillock.” Gillock Gallery Catalogs, December 2006. Includes essay “Dignity and Hope,” by Matthew Ballou.

• “Christine Mugnolo: Drawings.” Gillock Gallery Catalogs, December 2006. Includes essay “Immediate and Intimate: The Drawings of Christine Mugnolo” by Matthew Ballou.

PUBLICATIONS | OTHER MEDIA

Film

2011

• Producer: “MUSE* Trajectories: Four Stories of Creative Ability.” 25 minute color video, 2011. Director and Videographer: Keith Montgomery. Consultation: Allison Reinhart. Created by Mizzou Student Artist Community and MU Student Exceptions for Celebrate Ability Week 2011, University of Missouri. October 2011. Premier: October 7, 2011. Available online: http://vimeo.com/30137840

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND HONORS

2013

• Awarded an Arts & Science Alumni Organization Faculty Incentive Grant, April 2013.

• Awarded an MU Arts and Humanities Small Grant, April 2013.

• Nominated for University of Missouri Provosts Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award, March 2013.

2012

• Awarded University of Missouri GSA Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, April 2012.

• Nominated for University of Missouri GSA Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, March 2012. Nominating team: Catherine Armbrust, David Spear.

2011

• Finalist for The Ruminate Visual Art Prize, Ruminate Magazine. November 2011.

• Special Exhibition Stipend, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.

• Special Exhibition Stipend, Gordon College, Wenham, MA. February 2011.

• Lecture Honorarium, Gordon College, Wenham, MA. February 2011.

2009

• University of Missouri Honors Convocation mentorship recognition. Stood with Shannon Loos.

2005

• Summer Program Grant in Aid Research Travel Award, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

• Nominated for a 2005 Student Choice Award, Student Alumni Association, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

2004

• University Graduate School Grant in Aid Research Award, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

• Commencement Speaker, Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.

• National Society of Arts and Letters (Bloomington, IN Chapter), 2004 Visual Arts Competition Finalist and First Place Award.

• University Graduate School Grant in Aid Research Award, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

2002

• Professional Artist Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

2001

• Fellowship Residency, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

2000

• Central New York Community Arts Council “Prize for Excellence,” November 14, 2000.

• Odyssey Travel Grant (New York City), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

1999

• Second Place for Graphic Design, The 2000 Olympic Art Competition United States.

• John Loy Honors Award for Painting – Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.

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