Select Exhibitions & Projects

Ultra, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, 2021
XIV Bienal, Estructuras Vivientes, Bienal de Cuenca, Curated by Jesus Fuenmayor, Cuenca, Ecuador, 2018
Deep State, Performances in Undisclosed Private Residences, 2017
Why Art Matters, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, 2017
CYBERCY: Exploring the Post-Internet Human Matrix, Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO, 2017
The New Situationists, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, 2017
Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA, 2017
Executive Order Karaoke – The Obama Years, Visual Artists Group, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
Executive Order Karaoke – The Obama Years, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, 2016
Executive Order Karaoke – The Obama Years, CreativeTime Summit, Washington DC, 2016
Executive Order Karaoke – The Obama Years, with Drew Austin, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
Executive Order Karaoke – The Obama Years, with Joseph G. Cruz, Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2016
Flat Earth, A Ship In The Woods, Escondido, CA, 2016
BLISS Movement Workshop with Mandy Greenlee, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
Improvised Camouflage Workshop, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
Evasion Yoga Workshop with Drew Austin, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
Evasion Yoga Workshop, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Lakewood, CO, 2016
Terms of Service with Andy Sayler, Blake Reid and Calli Schroeder of University of Colorado Law, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
BLISS, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, 2016
Artists Live Here, Organized by Pro Arts, Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA, 2016
Lazy Susan, Curated by Kio Griffith and Irie Ichiro, Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland, 2016
Evasion Yoga, Eternal Telethon, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
3rd Biennial Sculpture in the Garden, The Maloof Foundation, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2016
Privacy and Surveillance in the Post Snowden Era, Visual Artist Group, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
METHOD: Matt Fisher and Mikey Kelly curated by Heidi Gaeddert and Chas Jones, Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2015
Yes We Scan, Ochoymedio Ecuador, Film Screening and Conference organized by Elvis Fuentes, Quito, Ecuador
We Will Show You Fear In A Handful of Dust, Mainframe, Seattle, WA, 2015
WETLAB organized by How to Live in Irvine: Model Cities, Master Plans (Catherine Liu, Lev Anderson, and Ed Bopp), Great Park, Irvine, CA, 2014
God Will Not Have His Work Made Manifest By Cowards curated by Quinn Gomez-Heitzeberg and Astri Swendsrud, Light and Wire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Art of the Coif, Fogartyville Gallery, Sarasota, FL, 2104
Psychic Barber, Riverside Museum of Art, Riverside, CA, 2014
Itch Scratch Scar, Curated by Kohl King and Alevé Loh, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
We Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust, Wanlass Artist in Residence Program, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, 2014
Art + Industry 2014, American Steel Studios, Oakland CA, 2014
Matt Fisher: Topotypes & Conjunctions, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos CA, 2013
Royale Projects, Palm Desert CA, 2013
Art + Industry, American Steel Studios, Oakland CA, 2013
Diamonds in the Rough, American Steel Studios, Oakland CA, 2012
Project Muster, social art project, director 2006–09, web zine, director 2006–09, social art project, director 2006–08
Tremolo, Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus OH, 2005
Current Painting, Southern California Art Institute, Long Beach , 2003
Sent, Raid Projects, Los Angeles CA, 2002
Universal Building Code, Raid Projects, Santa Ana CA, 2001
Progress Space, Pomona CA, 2001
T Division, Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont CA, 2001
Joss & Rubber, White Room Gallery, Claremont CA, 2001
Geographical Statistical Method, CGU, Claremont CA, 2000
L System, CGU, Claremont CA, 2000
Bears in the Woods, Elliott Gallery, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg FL, 1998
co-, Nolita Gallery, New York, NY, 451 Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL, 1998 451 Gallery, St. Petersburg FL, 1997


Swartzell, Griffin.Cybercy at GOCA 121 explores identity and reality as the line between physical and digital blurs. Colorado Springs Independent, 5/3/2017
Haas, Sarah. Hiding in Plain Sight, Boulder Weekly, 8/18/16
Simon, Keith. Culture Zone, KCME Radio interview with Daisy McGowan, 8/14/16
Fantz, Christy. California’s Finishing School brings ‘BLISS’ to Boulder, Colorado Daily, 7/25/16
Singer, Daliah. FARMCAD Is A Farmers’ Market For Creatives, 5280 Magazine, 7/14/16
Davies, Bree. Finishing School Art Collective Combines Military Tactics and Vinyasa for Evasion Yoga, Westword, 7/13/16
Kaukovirta, Kaisa. “Taidetta jakamisen ilosta / Art for the sake of sharing” Turon Sanomat, 6/9/16
Suvanto, Eliisa. The Rebel Art Scene – From Los Angeles To Turku, Puolilehti, 6/1/16
Rinaldi, Ray Mark. Colorado summer art shows 2016: Women of Abstract Expressionism and more, Denver Post, 5/26/16
SFAQ Picks Openings week of October 9, 2015, SFAQ, 10/9/15
AIA Ed. The Agenda: This Week in Los Angeles – Previews, Art In America, 11/6/14
Gomes, Alex. Finishing School and Yucef Merhi: Psychic Barber, Green Label, 11/3/14
Psychic Barber, Art Scene TV, 10/30/14
Wick, Jacob. No More Visionary Art, Bad At Sports, 10/14/14
Forman, Star. An Artist Oasis: Baby Tattooville 2014, LA Weekly, 10/9/14
Robinson, Alicia. Psychic barbers’ give a reading, then a haircut, Press Enterprise Newspaper, 10/7/14
Miranda, Carolina, Datebook: Photographic collages, haircuts by psychics, zine of zines, Los Angeles Times, 10/3/14
Pollack, Norman. The Power of Aesthetic Criticism Obama and the Arts, Weekend Edition, Counterpunch, 5/2-4/14
Katz, Marisa Mazria. We Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust: Artists Build Drone at President Obama’s Alma Mater Editor’s Letter, Creative Time Reports, 5/1/14
Staff. In the arts, Obama presidency a grim muse, The Sacramento Bee, 4/30/14
Wick, Jacob. Under a Tree and in a Veranda with Aandrea Stang, Bad At Sports, 4/30/14
Shear, Michael D. The Rise of the Drone Master: Pop Culture Recasts Obama, New York Times, 4/29/14
Hoff, Chris. We Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust, OCARTBLOG, 4/6/14
Nemth, Steven. Life-Size Art Goes Political, Symbolic, The Occidental Weekly, 3/25/14
Fitzpatrick, Kyle. We Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust, Los Angeles I am Yours, 3/10/14
Staff. Matt Fisher turns algorithm to art in ‘Conjunctions and Topotypes,’ The Telescope, Nov 13, 2013
Staff. Raid Killed Dead, OC Weekly, 2001

As writer

“Military Visuality and the Work of Art Symposium” (speaker) Occidental College, April 24, 2014
“We Will Show You Fear in a Handful of Dust” essay
“30×30 Dolby Chadwick: Review” ARTnews
“Dana Mattaes and Stephan De Staebler: Review” ARTnews
“Abby Leigh: Review” ARTnews
“Jules Olitski: Review” ARTnews
“Jim Campbell: Review” ARTnews
“State of the Art: 2013 in Review” San Francisco Bay Guardian”Where the Art is: Fall Arts Preview” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Behold! Highlights of ArtPadSF and artMKT” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Free Expression: John Millei” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Three for the Road: Christian Marclay, Garry Winogrand and Lebbeus Woods” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Spring Into Arts” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“The Unheard Music: Silence at BAM” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Framing Devices” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“State of the Art: 2012 in Review” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“An Icon’s Icons: Jasper Johns” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Six Lines of Flight: Being There” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Fall Arts Preview: Don’t Blink” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“Cindy Sherman: Lens Flair” San Francisco Bay Guardian
“R. Luke DuBois: Data Fictions”
“William Steiger: Plausible Reveries”
“Elements: Mathieu Bernard-Reymond”
“Fabienne Lasserre: Either/And”
“Joel Morrison’s Punk Hybrids”
“CHERYL: Try Everything”
“Realism through Postmodernism” The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge, 3rd. edition
“The Shock and the New: 20th Century Art”; “20th Century Classical Music” The New York Times Presents Smarter By Sunday
“Brian Boyer: Interview”
“Ethan Ham: Interview” www.
“X-ray photo: Art of Charlie White” Wimp! Magazine