matthew t. o'brien


Official website of artist, furniture designer / maker, sculptor, photographer Matthew T. O'Brien - Matt O'Brien - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Education

2012

  • MFA Furniture / Interdisciplinary, Eastern Michigan University

Academic Awards / Highlights

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  • EMU Graduate Symposium Presenter for Art History 2011

    EMU Graduate Symposium Presenter for Fine Art Furniture 2011

    EMU Graduate Artistic Achievement Award 2010

    EMU Graduate Fellowship Award for Fine Arts

    Barton Scholarship for Fine Arts

    Rockall Arthur Scholarship for Fine Arts

    Dorothy Lamming Scholarship for Fine Arts

    Emil & Juanita Weddige Scholarship for Fine Arts

    Donald Drummond First Place Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Paper, The Early Life and  Work of Lee Krasner

    EMU Undergraduate Symposium Presenter for Art History

    EMU Undergraduate Symposium Presenter for Furniture Design

    Dean’s List

Current Employment

2013

  • Adjunct Faculty - Art Department, Eastern Michigan University

Teaching Experience

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  • Eastern Michigan University

                    Instructor of Record Art 122 3D Design

                    Instructor of Record Art 290 / 390W Studio Concepts

                    Graduate Assistant Sculpture Area

                    Graduate Assistant Galleries

                    Supplemental Instructor Art 107 - Art History Survey I

Related Experience

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  • Eastern Michigan University

                    Lab Tech Furniture Area

                    Lab Tech 3D Design / Foundations Area

                    Lab Tech Photography Area

                  

Solo / Two Person Exhibitions

2012

  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.

2011

  • Graduate Symposium, Ypsilanti MI.

2010

  • Applying the New Standard of Weights and Measures, Ford Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.

2009

  • Chair Rhymes With…, Acme Mercantile, Ann Arbor, MI.

2008

  • Broke, Acme Mercantile, Ann Arbor, MI.

Group Exhibitons

2014

  • VISUALIZING DATA, Stamps School of Art & Design Work Detroit Gallery, Detroit, MI


2013

  • WORK 2013, 3434 Russel Street, Detroit, MI
  • Ypsi Gypsies, Corridor Collective Gallery, Detroit, MI

2012

  • Masterpieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

2011

  • Chair Show, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Awards: Honorable Mention

  • Graduate Exhibition, Ford Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI. Awards: Best in Show & Artistic Achievement Award

2010

  • Graduate Exhibition, Ford Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.

2009

  • Group of NINE, IGG Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.

  • Structure, IGG Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI.