Sarah Owens Mattes

Currently based in Hamilton, NY; artist, performer and musician; Adjunct Professor in Sculpture, Introduction to Studio Art at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; Adjunct Professor in 4D: Time + Movement, Pratt Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute in Utica, NY.

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Education

2015 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2015 Master in Fine Arts, Mason Gross School of the Arts
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2006 Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
2005 Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy

Solo Exhibitions and Performances

2016
Strange Inspiration, Byers Gallery, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH (collaboration with Maximiliano Ferro)
SkowheganPERFORMS, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Open, Livingston Installation & Performance Space, Piscataway, NJ
Movement Research, The Judson Church, New York, NY

2015
Discipline, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
Open, Livingston Installation & Performance Space, Piscataway, NJ
On Discipline, Regina Rex, New York, NY
Catch and Release, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2014
Wood, Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden
By the Clock, Roos Arts, Rosendale, NY

2013
Sarah Mattes & Gwen Thomas, Bull & Ram Brooklyn, NY (two-person exhibition)

GroupExhibitions

2016
Call / Response, Acock Galleries, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

2015
'nuff said, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY (collaboration with Caitlin MacQueen)
End Times, Dress Shop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Vessels, Blackston, New York, NY
Role Over: Rutgers in New York, Gowanus Loft, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Welcome Back, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ

2013
Body Shots, Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick, NJ
Location Two, President Clinton Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Up Do, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Excursions on a Wobbly Rail, Roos Arts, Rosendale, NY
Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
Intramurals, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA

2011
French Neon, Neon Rainbow, 125 Crosby Street, New York, NY
70 Years of Abstract Painting - Excerpts, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY

Teaching Experience

2017
Adjunct Professor of 4D: Time + Movement, Pratt Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
Adjunct Professor of Sculpture: Surface and Form, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Adjunct Professor of Introduction to Studio Art, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

2016
Artist in Residence - Visiting Professor, Graduate and Undergraduate Department, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Instructor of Graduate Thesis Seminar, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Instructor of Undergraduate Studio Foundations Course, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Graduate Student Advisor, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh

2015
Instructor of Sculpture Fundamentals, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick,NJ
Shop Technician - Wood, Metal, and Ceramics, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate Thesis Mentorship Program, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2014
Instructor of Sculpture Fundamentals, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Instructor of Drawing Fundamentals, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Shop Technician - Wood, Metal, and Ceramics, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate Thesis Mentorship Program, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2013
Instructor of Drawing Fundamentals, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Shop Technician - Wood, Metal, and Ceramics, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Undergraduate Thesis Mentorship Program, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2007 – ongoing
Annual Undergraduate Thesis Group Guide, Colgate University in New York

Visiting Artist Talks, Lectures, Workshops

2017
Leading workshops for Nick Cave Residency, Colgate University, New York, NY
Visiting Artist Lecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
The Renaissance Reloaded, Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop, week long intensive program, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
Body // Sonic Movement & Music Workshop, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Visiting Artist Lecture, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

2016
Constant Launchpads, Visiting Artist Talk, Design Square Building, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Artist Talk in Printmaking, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Body // Sonic Movement & Music Workshop, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Oh
Visiting Artist Talk in Printmaking, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Serigraphy Workshop, Printmaking Department, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

2015
Visiting Artist & Critic in Printmaking, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Curatorial

2017
Personals, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

2016
Call / Response, Acock Galleries, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

2015
Exchange / Exchange, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2012
External Original, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Awards

2015
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Residency Fellowship, Skowhegan, ME

2013 - 2015
Rutgers University TA/GA Competitive Funds Scholarship, New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University Teaching Assistant Fellowship, New Brunswick, NJ