Mathew McWilliams, b. 1973, Vancouver, Canada


1999 Concordia University, Montreal
2002 Sorbonne University of Paris

Selected solo exhibitions

2019 Underlay, Chalk Horse, Sydney
2019 Non-Catholic Cemetery of Rome (upcoming)
2019 Sant’Andrea degli Armeni, Taranto, Italy (upcoming)
2018 Fuse, Libreria Galleria Marini, Rome
2018 Scored, Residenza d’Artista alla Casa del Direttore, Colle di Tora, Rieti, Italy
2017 Pulp, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2016 After the Storm, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2016 Ex-Chiesetta, Polignano a Mare, Puglia, Italy
2015 Mathew McWilliams: Headstrikes, Macaulay & Co Fine Art, Vancouver
2014 Inks, Thorpe’s Studio, Toronto
2014 Reliefs, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2013 Possible Impressions, Rivodutri, Italy
2012 Onto Itself, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2011 As It Is, Pharmacy, Montasola, Rome
2010 Additions & Subtractions, Fenestra Gallery, Sydney
2010 Recent Work, Artroom5, Adelaide
2005 Black Ground, Galleria Bertanicinque, Rome

Selected group exhibitions and residencies

2019 Sydney Contemporary. Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2018 Residenza d’Artista alla Casa del Direttore. Colle di Tora, Rieti, Italy
2018 Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney
2017 Residency: Fabriano Musee de la Carta, Italy
2016 Tensions, Translations, Transitions. Chloe Wolifson DMG curator award, Domink Mersche Gallery, Sydney
2016 Natur Elementari, Palazzo Cesi, Acquasparta, Italy
2014 A proposition by Aurélien Mole, Working Forest/Lower level: Mathew McWilliams, Possible Impressions, Galerie Dohyanglee, Paris

2013 Ceci n’est pas: Art Between France and Los Angeles, curated by Isabelle Le Normand, Here is Elsewhere Gallery, Los Angeles.

2013 Macquarie University Art Gallery, Australia
2013 Exploded Transformations. New Sculpture: Addison Marshal and Mathew McWilliams, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney

2012 Phantasmagoria, curated by Reid Shier and Helga Pakasaar, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
2011 Like-Minded, curated by Micah Lexier, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg
2011 Under the Willow, curated by Virginia Wilson, Flinders Gallery, Sydney

2011 Photographic Objects: Aurélien Mole, Roxanne Borujerdi, Mathew McWilliams, Graanmarkt 13, Antwerp
2011 Whatever Works, curated by Christopher Hanrahan, db Project, Sydney

2010 Unity, One of Kind, Sydney
2009 Revelation 3, Foire de Photographie Contemporaine, Paris
2009 Group Show, Gallerie Basia Embiricos, Paris
2008 Paper Works, Plowman Street, Sydney
2006 4C SightSeeing Tour, Saatchi and Saatchi, London
2003 Sebastian Bertrand Studio, Geneva
2002 Atelier Sonia Burel, Paris
1999 Concordia Space, Montreal


David Delannet, “Mathew McWilliams: Underlay,” catalogue essay Chalk Horse Gallery, 2018
Arendt Oaks Speser, “Scored: Mathew McWilliams,” catalogue essay Residenza d’Artista all Casa del Direttore, Colle di Tora, Rieti, 2018

Oliver Watts, “Mathew McWilliams: Pulp,” catalogue essay Chalk Horse Gallery, 2017
Oliver Watts, “Mathew McWilliams: After the Storm,” catalogue essay Chalk Horse Gallery, 2016
Tania Doropoulos, “Mathew McWilliams: Reliefs (Possible Impressions),” catalogue essay, 2014
Luca Arnaudo, “On Theaetetus, McWilliams, Some Rubbings and Wonder In A Small Sabinian Village,” Dude Magazine Online July 22, 2013

Presentation House Fundraiser Auction, September Issue No./1 2012
Mitch Speed, “Phantasmagoria,” first published in Issue 150, Frieze Magazine, October 2012
Mitch Speed, “Phantasmagoria,” Frieze Magazine Online, October 2012
Cayley Malo, “Phantasmagoria: Group Exhibition at Presentation House,” Decoy Magazine, July 3, 2012
Aaron Peck, “Phantasmagoria at Presentation House,” Akimbo, June 12, 2012
Editors: Stephanie Rebick and Emmy Lee, “Phantasmagoria,” Here and Elsewhere, July 3, 2012
Ashley Mclellan, “Phantasmagoria: Images Unveiled,” Canadian Art Online, June 28, 2012
Erika Thorkelson, “Phantasmagoria”
Samual Gassmann, “Photographic Objects: Aurélien Mole, Roxanne Borujerdi, Mathew McWilliams,” Graanmarkt 13, Antwerp. Exhibition Catalogue 2011
Richard Rhodes editor Canadian Art Magazine, “Josh Thorpe and Mathew McWilliams: Friends in Art,” Canadian Art Online, audio interview, March 7, 2011
Josh Thorpe, “Notes on the Work of Mathew McWilliams” essay, 2009
Luca Arnaudo, “Still Art, Cold Aura: Notes on Mathew McWilliams,” EQUIPÉCO, Issue #21, 2009, p 58-59.
Samual Gassmann, “4C; Sightseeing Tour,” Saatchi & Saatchi London, exhibition catalogue, 2006
Luca Arnaudo, “Blackground” catalogue essay, 2005