Matthew Osmon
Curriculum Vitae

                         EDUCATION

                         2012        MA Educational Technology, University of Michigan-Flint

                         2006        LQ Teacher Certification, K-12, Visual Arts Education, University of Michigan-Flint

                         2000        BA Theater Design/Fine Art/Film , Columbia College, Chicago, IL

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018       'Member's Exhibition,' Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2017       'Member's Exhibition,' Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2016       'Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind,' Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI   w/  John Dempsey, Tim Kranz and Yari Ostovany

2015       'Artery Allies: Matthew Osmon Invitational,' Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2015       'Cool City Art Auction,' Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2015       'Faculty Exhibition,' Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2014       'Member's Exhibition,' Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2014       'Faculty Exhibition,' Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2013       ‘Faculty Exhibition,’ Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2011       ‘Faculty Exhibition,’ Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2010       ‘Figurative Works,’ Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Robinson Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2009       ‘Faculty Exhibition,’ Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Flint, MI

2009       'Teachers And Students,' UCEN Gallery, University of Michigan-Flint

2009       ‘Voices,’ Creative Alliance, Flint, MI

2008       'Teachers And Students,' UCEN Gallery, University of Michigan-Flint

2008       ‘Voices,’ Creative Alliance, Flint, MI

2007       ‘Linkd,’ Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2007       ‘Kiss and Tell,’ Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2006       ‘Encyclopedia,’ Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2006       'Oops,' Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2006       ‘Stagey Behavior,’ Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2005       ‘Think,’ Red Ink Studios, Flint, MI

2004       ‘Figuratively Speaking,’ Good Beans Cafe, Flint, MI

2001       ‘Night Visions,’ Heaven Gallery, FFP Productions, Chicago, IL

2000       ‘Heaven Happening,’ Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                      ILLUSTRATION/PUBLICATIONS

                          2018      'Stranger,' Tunde Olaniran Album Cover art, Graphic Design and Illustration

                          2015      'Transgressor,' Tunde Olaniran Album Cover art, Graphic Design and Illustration

2015      'The Hero Field Guide Volume 2,' Illustrations of 17 heroic figures Educational Book, Independent Publishing

2014      'The Hero Field Guide Volume 1,' Illustrations of 16 heroic figures Educational Book, Independent Publishing

 

SHOWS CURATED

2018      'Flash:The Art of Tattoo,' Buckham Gallery, Curator, Flint, MI

2015      'Artery Allies: Matthew Osmon Invitational,' Flint Institute of Arts, Bishop Gallery, Curator, Flint, MI

2006      ‘Encyclopedia,’ Red Ink Studios, Curator, Flint, MI

2006      'Oops,' Red Ink Studios, Curator, Flint, MI

2006      ‘Stagey Behavior,’ Red Ink Studios, Curator, Flint, MI

2005      ‘Think,’ Red Ink Studios, Curator, Flint, MI

2001      'Pajama Party,' FPP, Curator, Chicago, IL

2001      'Nigh Visions,' Heaven Gallery, FPP, Curator, Chicago, IL

2000      'Heaven Happening,' Heaven Gallery, FPP, Curator, Chicago, IL

 

 

TEACHING

2017-Present      Screen Printing Instructor, Factory Two, Flint, MI

2002-Present      Art Instructor, Mott Middle College High School, Flint, MI

2008-Present      Art Instructor, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI

2002                       Guest Artist, Very Special Arts, Clio, MI

1999-2001           Design Instructor, National High School Institute,

                                 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

2013        'Aerosol and Audio,' Memorial Park, Flint, MI

2013        'Free City Art Festival,' Flint Public Art Project, 

                   Chevy-In-the-Hole, Flint, MI

2013        Ward 8 Art Project, Flint Skate Park, Flint, MI

2010        'Artworks,' Shelter of Flint, Flint, MI

2007        Very Special Arts, Art Fair, Flint, MI

2006        Very Special Arts, Art Fair, Flint, MI

2003        Very Special Arts, Art Fair, Flint, MI

 

 

THEATER DESIGN

2016        'Heart Spirit Nature,' Puppet Maker/Technical Director, FLy-Town Puppet Theatre, Flint, MI

2016        'The Most (Blank) City in America,' Puppet Maker, Flint Youth Theatre, Flint, MI

2015        'Hammer Be The Death Of Me,' Mask Maker/Technical Director, Fly-Town Puppet Theatre, Flint, MI

2015        'REM:A Puppet Play,' Puppet Maker/Technical Director, Fly-Town Puppet Theatre, Flint, MI

2015        'Pecos Bill Rides a Tornado,' Puppet Maker/Technical Director, Fly-Town Puppet Theatre, Flint, MI

2002        'Polaroid Stories,' Set Painter, FPP, Chicago, IL

2001        'The Secret Thoughts of Clowns,' Costume Design, Chicago, IL

2001        'Return to the Forbidden Planet,' Costume Design, NHSI, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2000        'Acts of Mercy,' Costume and Co-Set Design, Angel Island Theatre, FPP, Chicago, IL

2000        'Audio Visual,' Costume and Set Design, FPP, Chicago, IL

1999        'Anthem,' Costume Design, NHSI, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

1999        'Slaughter City,' Costume and Make-Up Design, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

1999        'The Waiting Room,' Costume Design, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

1998        'Antigone,' Costume and Make-Up Design, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

1998        'Assassins,' Costume Design, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

 

                          HONORS/AWARDS

2000         Michael Merrit Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

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