Exhibitions & Artwork

Artist Statement

I am interested in narrative. Specifically what is inferred when we have only a limited amount of information to discern what has transpired. Within my work, I choose small moments–which I have observed–and then combine them to create a narrative flow. More and more these groupings happen in a collection of small works. The gestural form in my drawings functions as a separation from the experience, used to reinterpret the experience both as I see it, and within my use of the image as a visual narrative element. This style of drawing that interprets the world as momentary in nature, creates an expression of  situation by taking only small highlights. These small pieces of a moment demonstrate the idiosyncratic pieces of moments, rather than describe the specifics of the visual experience. 

Documentation of the Exhibition: I crawled inside the book and made it my home.

Recently Added Works For Sale

LingerSpanishsteps -- Matthew Hall

Linger (Spanish steps)

This exhibition artwork from Looking Up is an original sumi ink drawing on watercolor paper that has been framed.

Artworks from Looking Up purchased before May 24 are subject to delays until the exhibition has been de-installed.

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enhanced matte paper framed poster in black 8x10 transparent 60270bf03a7da -- Matthew Hall

Orvieto Balcony

The Orvieto Balcony is drawn from a selection of balconies observed in Orvieto Italy, and stylized to match the memory of that day. The work is originally digital, and prints are in open edition.

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Major Exhibitions

Matthew Hall and Robert Yarber at the Pre-Sentimental Opening


Exhibition Statement This body of work that has developed through the experience of adopting a new city, building a home, and what continues to resonate

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20170228 IMG 2599 -- Matthew Hall

Fabricating Nostalgia

Exhibition Statement Fabricating Nostalgia is a body of work that has developed through the experience of adopting a new city, building a home, and what

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Documentation of artwork from Fragments


3rd Street Gallery Press Statement: 3rd Street Gallery presents Fragments, a solo-exhibition by Philadelphia based artist Matthew Hall. Using sumi ink and walnut ink on

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Homages – Past Influence

Homages: Past Influence Group, Juried Exhibition with guest juror Brooke Seidelmann October 2012Target Art GalleryTorpedo FactoryAlexandria, VA Matthew Hall – Recipient of the Juror’s Award

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