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    Solo exhibition "Hand/Eye" reviewed in the Washington Post

    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)" (mattwilt.com/artwork/1316648_Interpret_…) 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
    For more information:

    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
    For more information:

    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
    For more information:

    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
    For more information:

    History in the Making
    Firehouse Gallery
    Rochester, NY
    October 3 - November 8, 2014
    For more information:

    National Teapot Show IX
    Cedar Creek Gallery
    Creedmoor, North Carolina
    June 6 - September 7, 2014
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    Red Lodge Clay Center
    NCECA Expo
    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
    *Details at: www.theclaystudio.org/exhibition/scienc…

    Visiting Artist at Northern Arizona University
    Flagstaff, AZ
    February 28 + March 1, 2013
    Two days of demonstrations, slide lecture
    Details at: nau.edu/CAL/Art/News-and-Events/

    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
    For more information, click on: www.ssac.org/bancroft.asp

    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."

    Click on: www.indiana.edu/~grunwald/exhibitions.p… to read more.

    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
    To view, click: akardesign.com/shows/index.asp?bActive=…

    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
    To view, click: clcartcetera.blogspot.com/2012/03/cup-m…

    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
    To read, click on: www.stlbeacon.org/arts-life/visual-arts…

    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
    To view the show, click on : www.cedarcreekgallery.com/national-teap…

    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