Matthew Hall is an artist, designer and developer specializing in message-based design for small businesses, non-profits, and public awareness campaigns. He builds websites, production systems, and print documents that are on brand, updatable, and ready for client workflow. Recent work includes web-development for eat.blue, monkmanual.com, theloomphilly.com, compasshealthshield.com and projects for several Philadelphia-based organizations, including Compass Retail group, Mural Arts Philadelphia, InLiquid, the City of Philadelphia and Prevention Point Philadelphia. Matthew attained an MFA from Penn State, and a BFA from Alfred University. Away from work, Matthew is a puppy dad, kitty servant and tango dancer. He lives in Norris Square.

Resume

Current Positions:

Designer/Artist ? MatthewHall.info LLC 2018?current

Previous Positions

Co-director ? 3rd Street Gallery, 2017?2020
Graphic Designer ? InLiquid & Studio Z Design 2014?2018
Graphic Designer ? Distinctive Living Publications 2013
Graduate Assistant ? Pennsylvania State University, 2011?2013
Graphic Designer ? Mills Publishing, 2006?2011

Education

Alfred University, BFA, 2006
Penn State University, MFA 2013

Awards & Residencies

  • 2020
  • Grant Recipient of the COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL ? a joint effort of The City of Philadelphia?s Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and the Philadelphia Cultural Fund
  • 2017
  • InLiquid Grants ? Supply Microgrant awarded for Pre-Sentimental
  • 2013
  • Vermont Studio Center Residency ? Partial Fellowship Awarded
  • 2012
  • Best in Show: Homage: Past Influences. Target Gallery, Juror: Brooke Seidleman
  • Penn State Graduate Research Exhibition: Second Place ? Fine Arts
  • 2011
  • Graduate Assitantship: Pennsylvania State University

Bibliography

  • 2014
  • InLiquid Is a Gallery on a Mission: Philadelphia Neighborhoods March 31, 2014
  • 2013
  • Studio Visit Magazine: Winter ?13
  • 2012
  • Juror?s Statement (Homage: Past influences): Target Art Gallery website, October ?12
  • loveDANCEmore Cover: loveDANCEmore a performance jornal Spring ?12
  • Zoller Gallery presenting Penn State students? work: Daily Colligian, University Park, PA
  • 2011
  • loveDANCEmore Cover: loveDANCEmore a performance jornal Fall ?12
  • New-Fashioned Pierpont: City Weekly
  • Gray Wall Gallery: Group Show: City Weekly
  • 2010
  • Gallery Stroll?SLUG Magazine
  • 2009
  • SLAC?s Salon 2010 Links Visual Art With Theater: Salt Lake Tribune

Exhibition History

  • 2020
  • Looking Up ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA – Solo Show ? postponed, COVID-19
  • Embodiment:Figure In Art ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2019
  • All Together Now ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Winter Blues ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Inside-Outside ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2018
  • Last Impressions ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2017
  • Pre-Sentimental ? Penn State Art Alley ? State College, PA – Solo Show
  • Fabricating Nostalgia ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA – Solo Show
  • Art for the Cash Poor 2017 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2016
  • Independant Rock Invitational, Independant Rock ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Affordable art show ? Independant Rock ? Philadelphia, PA
  • All Together Now ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • InLiquid Benefit 2016 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Art for the Cash Poor 2016 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2015
  • InLiquid Benefifteen ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Art for the Cash Poor 15 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2014
  • Fragments ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA – Solo Show
  • InLiquid Benefit v.15 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Art for the Cash Poor 14 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Moment & Line ? InLiquid @ Engagement Studios ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Outside the Margin Book Arts Exhibition ? Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Springs, MD
  • POST ? 3rd Street Gallery ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Paper Works ? Art Dept. ? Philadelphia, PA
  • Art For the Cash Poor 15 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • InLiquid Benefit v.14 ? InLiquid @ Crane Arts ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 85 Years, 85 Artists: Menlo College ? Atherton, CA
  • 2013
  • Member Show: InLiquid, Second State Press, PPAC ? Crane Arts Building ? Philadelphia, PA
  • I crawled inside the book and made it my home. ? Edwin W. Zoller Gallery ? State College, PA
  • Novice Oculi ? Crane Arts Building ? Philadelphia, PA, Curator: Kimberly Camp
  • Pancakes and Booze ? Ruba Club ? Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012
  • Homage: Past Influences ? Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA ? Selected for Juror?s Prize
  • Plant to Print ? Borland Gallery ? State College, PA
  • Second Helping ? Edwin W. Zoller Gallery ? State College, PA
  • Committing Humor ? Borland Gallery ? State College, PA
  • Graduate Research Exhibition ?Hub Roberson Gallery ? University Park, PA
  • Difficult Differences ? State Theatre ? State College, PA
  • The New Sauce ? Edwin W. Zoller Gallery ? State College, PA
  • 2011
  • Unearthing the Narrative in Art Today ? The 23rd Atmosphere Group Gallery ? Chicago, IL
  • January Group Show ? Gray Wall Gallery ? Salt Lake City, UT
  • May Group Show ? Gray Wall Gallery ? Salt Lake City, UT
  • 2010
  • Transgressions/Transmutations the Book Rejiggered ? The 23rd Atmosphere Group Gallery ? Chicago, IL
  • Salon 2010 ? Salt Lake Acting Company ? Salt Lake City, UT
  • Grand Opening Show ? Gray Wall Gallery ? Salt Lake City, UT
  • 2009
  • Signed and Numbered ? Salt Lake City, UT
  • 2008
  • Poems ? Cafe Velo ? Salt Lake City, UT