Matt Wilt
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For recent review of exhibition "Theory and Practice", click on the "Review" tab in the menu above

Three images of artwork published in Vince Pitelka's text book Clay: A Studio Handbook, pages 272 and 302.

Piece "Interpret(er)" ( acquired by Harrisburg Community College. The school has a fantastic collection of ceramics on view to everyone in the Art Building. Some notable artists in the collection are Toshiko Takeazu, Matt Metz, Vince Pitelka, Jack Troy,Tom Coleman, Nick Joerling, and many others.

Rose Lehrman Art Gallery
Harrisburg, PA
September 4 - October 1, 2015
Closing reception and gallery talk: October 1, 5:30 - 7pm
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Art in Clay: Origins
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coaliton
499 Van Brunt St., Red Hook, Brooklyn
October 3rd – October 25th, 2015
Received one of three Best of Show Awards
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EBAY Auction to benefit The Clay Studio in Philadelphia
One of the great institutions supporting clay artists over the past 40 years!
To bid on a variety of fantastic work, including my piece "Prayer Wheel", visit:

Theory and Practice
Yellow Peril Gallery
60 Valley Street, #5
Providence, RI 02909
March 24 - April 19, 2015
Opening reception: March 27, 6 - 9pm
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AKAR Yunomi Invitational 2015
257 East Iowa Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240
May 15 - June 5, 2015

Mechanical Reproduction - solo exhibition
Gallery 406
406 West Haggard
Elon University
Elon, NC
November 3 - December 4, 2014
Opening reception and gallery talk: Monday, November 3, 5:00pm

Northeast Ceramic Sculpture
Art Centro
Poughkeepsie, NY
September 13 - October 11, 2014
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History in the Making
Firehouse Gallery
Rochester, NY
October 3 - November 8, 2014
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National Teapot Show IX
Cedar Creek Gallery
Creedmoor, North Carolina
June 6 - September 7, 2014
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Red Lodge Clay Center
Work on display at RLCC booth at National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts conference
Milwaukee, WI
March 19 - 22, 2014

Yunomi Invitational
April 25 - May, 25 2014
Akar Design
Iowa City, IA

Visiting Artist at University of Alaska
Fairbanks, Alaska
February 20 + 21, 2014
Two days of demonstrations,critiques, and slide lecture
Don't forget to pack your mukluks!

Peer-Reviewed Submissions
November 2 - 23, 2013
Nave Gallery
Boston, MA

Kinetic Conceptions
September 3 - October 3, 2013
Kinetic Gallery
State University of New York
Geneseo, NY

Artifacts from the Inferno
October 5 - November 9, 2013
Baltimore Clayworks
5707 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD

June 15 - August 1, 2013
Studio 550
Manchester, New Hampshire
National juried exhibition

Science as Muse
April 5 - April 28, 2013
The Clay Studio
139 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA
Opening Reception: First Friday April 5, 2013 5-9PM
National invitational exhibition
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Visiting Artist at Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
February 28 + March 1, 2013
Two days of demonstrations, slide lecture
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Show Clay
April 5 - May 3, 2013
Hess Gallery
Elizabethtown College
One Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
National invitational exhibition curated by Kathryn Narrow

Exhibition Juror
Honor Awards 2013
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
St. Louis, MO 63101

Exhibition Juror
Second Annual Members Exhibition
December 8 - January 14, 2013
Saratoga Clay Arts Center
167 Hayes Road Schuylerville, N.Y. 12871

Regarding the Third Dimension
November 9 - December 23, 2012
South Shore Art Center, Bancroft Gallery
Cohasset, Massachusetts
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2012 Selected Art Faculty Exhibition
September 13 - October 21, 2012
Schick Art Gallery, Saisselin Art Building
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Gallery Talk: Tuesday, October 2, 4-5 p.m.
Exhibiting faculty are Trish Lyell, drawings; Deborah Morris, paintings; Victoria Palermo, sculpture, and Matt Wilt, ceramics.

The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show, 2012
May 18 - July 12, 2012
Grunwald Gallery of Art
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

From their website:
"This contemporary art exhibition features paintings, prints, photographs, ceramics, wearable art, metalwork, sculpture, fiber art, and video installations by a mix of local, national, and international artists. The artworks explore themes related to sex, gender, eroticism, reproduction, sexuality, romantic relationships, the politics of sex and gender, and the human figure. The jurors for the 2012 competition were Louise Lippincott, Chief Curator at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Betsy Stirratt, Director of the Grunwald Gallery, and Catherine Johnson-Roehr, Curator of Art, Artifacts and Photographs at The Kinsey Institute."

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Piece acquired by the Hand Art Center, Stetson University
Donated from the Arthur Goldberg Collection

Yunomi Invitational
March 23 - April 13, 2012
Akar Design
Iowa City, IA
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Visiting Artist Slide Lecture
Thursday, February 16
Paducah School of Art
Paducah, KY

The Cup: 50 Artists, 250 Interpretations
February 24 - April 17, 2012
Robert Wright Gallery
Grayslake, IL
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The Arthur Goldberg Collection
January 27 - March 30, 2012
Hand Art Center
Stetson University
421 North Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32723

National Ceramics Invitational
January 12 - February 5, 2012
Paducah School of Art
Paducah, KY
Clemens Fine Art Center

Death and Rebirth
November 2 - December 2, 2011
Morton J. May Gallery
Maryville University
650 University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

Exhibition Review
"Matt Wilt Pushes Ceramic Boundaries" by Dr. Ivy Cooper
St. Louis Beacon
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For Tea
November 4 - December 23, 2011
Dubhe Carreno Gallery
118 N. Peoria St. 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60607

All Steamed Up
December 3, 2011 - January 21, 2012
Cinema Gallery
Cinema Gallery
120 W. Main St.
Urbana, IL 61801

December 2 - 24, 2011
McLean County Arts Center
601 N. East Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Melody Ellis and Matt Wilt
Two person exhibition
Red Lodge Clay Center
Red Lodge, MT
October 7 - 30, 2011

National Teapot Show VIII
Cedar Creek Gallery
1150 Fleming Road
Creedmoor, NC 27522
Telephone: 919-528-1041
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Recent Activities

"Cooling Down"
Two-person presentation (with Justin Lambert) on cooling kilns in a reducing atmosphere
NCECA Conference
Tampa, Fl
March 30 - April 2, 2011

Work on view at NCECA Tampa
Edit Suites
1209 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL

The Vase and Beyond: The Sidney Swidler Collection of Ceramics
October 10, 2010 - April 11, 2011
Crocker Museum of Art
Sacramento, CA

Teapots: An Invitational
Curated by Ben Bates
February 25 – April 19, 2011
Robert T. Wright Gallery
College of Lake County
19351 W. Washington Street
Grayslake, IL 60030