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Matthew Keff is a digital and installation artist based in New York holding a BFA from SVA (School of Visual Arts) 2007. The work mixes 3D graphics, apps, and animation, with ideas informed by videogame and internet culture. Matthew has participated in numerous international exhibitions at Supernova Digital Animation Festival Denver, CO (2020), Magdalen Art Space, Oxford, UK (2020), CCAM Yale University, NH (2019), Somerset House, London, UK (2019), 4Culture, Seattle, WA (2018), Chromatic Festival, Montréal, CA (2018), Abrons Arts Center, NY, (2019), Tokyo Game Show, Japan (2018), JP, and A Maze Festival, Berlin, Germany (2018).

exhibition
public installation

2019 Framed x Whitestone Gallery, Dong Gallery, Taipei, TW

https://www.donggallerytaipei.org/

VR experience
curriculum vitae

Matthew Keff  Brooklyn, USA

 

Education

School of Visual Arts, BFA., Film/Video, 2007

 

Selected Group Exhibition

2021     

CMC Playground, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

Artpoint x VeePee, VeePee Headquarters, Paris, FR

Denver Theatre District, Denver Pavilions Mall, Denver, US

Roppongi Art Night, Roppongi, Tokyo, JP

Art Homepage Fair, Arebyte AOS, Online

2020

Creative Code Festival, Lightbox NYC, New York, US

Supernova Digital Animation Festival, Denver Digerati, Denver, US

.Art x Ars Electronica Online Exhibition, Online

Wretched of the Screen, DAR x The Wrong Biennale, Online

The Wrong Epicenter, Center Del Carme, Valencia ES

Wretched of the Screen, Magdalen Art Space, Oxford, UK

Framed x Lalaport, Lalaport, Yokohama, JP

2019

Our Beautiful Planet, Abrons Arts Center, Manhattan, US

Dizzy Spell: Purposely Frivolous, Buntport Theater, Denver, US

Framed x Whitestone Gallery, Dong Gallery, Taipei, TW

Games for Windows, Current Scene, Rochester, US

Heyday, CCAM Yale University, New Haven, US

IEEE GEM, Yale University, Stamford, US

Creative Tech Week, Radiance VR x NYIT, New York, US

Now Play This, Somerset House, London, UK

Gilded Dimension, SoHigh Gallery, Melbourne, AU

2018

MediaLab, Cinekid, Westergasfabriek, NL

Arcade Different Games Conference, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, US

Tokyo Games Show: Indie Games Area, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, JP

Storefront Media Gallery, 4Culture, Seattle, US

Patch Gif Party, Teer Art, AVA Center, Tehran, IR

Pop of Color, HereART, New York, US

Bed Art School, Galerie Galerie, Montréal, CA

Mood Machine, Standard Vision, Los Angeles, US

A Maze./Berlin, Urban Spree, Berlin, DE

ALTcade 3 RE:SOUND, Open Signal, Portland, US

2017

Homeostasis Lab, The Wrong Biennale, Online

Creative Collection, Zium Museum, Online 

A Maze./Johannesburg, Tshimology Precinct, Johannesburg, ZA

Arcadia, West Ward Works, Dundee, SCT

Virtual Firecracker, Bogart House, Brooklyn, US

IRL, Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, US

A Maze./Berlin, Urban Spree, Berlin, DE

BYOB, R/SF Projects, San Francisco, US

UMW Media Wall January, Fredericksburg, US

2016 Basement Sale, Chinatown Soup, New York, US

Samples Transvideo: Borderless Image, Diorama, Mexico City, MX

Felt Zine, Matchbox Gallery, Houston, US

 

Residency

2020 Lot Residency, Silicon Valet, Online

2019 Digital Artist Residency, Online

Artistres_, Bubbles, Online

Is this It?, Heyday, Online

2018 Ace Hotel x Giphy AIR, Ace Hotel, New york, US

2017 WelcomeToMyHomepage.net, Online

 

Event Commission

2016 Keroxen 16, Canary Islands, ES

Elements Festival, Brooklyn, US

SOS Festival 4.8, Murcia, ES

2014 ChemCreative, Brooklyn, US

Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, US

Tribeca Grand Hotel, New York, US

2013 Downtown Standard Hotel, Los Angeles, US

2012 The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK

918 Bathhurst, Toronto, CA

 

Online Publication

2019

Jyni Ong, “Matthew Keff digitally riffs off the design tropes of social media and 

advertising”, It’s Nice That, itsnicethat.com

2017

Bruno Dias, "’The Zium Museum’ is an Art Gallery You Can Download”, 

Waypoint,  waypoint.vice.com

Matt Cox, "Tour a virtual gallery in The Zium Museum", Rock Paper Shotgun 

rockpapershotgun.com

Philippa Warr, "Smile While: a joyful free colour extravaganza", Rock Paper Shotgun,

rockpapershotgun.com

Ethan Gach, "A Game Jam About Watermelons All Started Because of a Joke", Kotaku, 

kotaku.com

Matteo Bittani, "Game Art: Matthew Keff's Game Engine Experiments", Game Scenes,

gamescenes.org 

2015

Noisey Staff, "Premiere: Toma un Empalagoso Viaje Cosmico con Tama de Ocellot", 

Noisey, noisey.com

Marcos Hassan, "Meet Barcelonas Ocellot, Electronic Psych Pop Exploding in 

Technicolor Tama", Remezcla, Remezcla.com