Matt Rich lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a BA from Brown University, and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Rich’s work has been exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, BravinLee Programs in New York City, VOLTA NYC and VOLTA Basel, DODGEGallery in New York City, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, and Columbus College of Art + Design, among other venues. His solo exhibitions include: Project Row Houses in Houston, devening projects in Chicago, Samsøn in Boston, and The Suburban in Oak Park, IL.
Rich's work has been reviewed by Modern Painters, Artforum and Art Papers. He has contributed text to The Benefits of Friends v.2 published by Project X Foundation for Art & Criticism, and curated Action Kits, a community-based exhibition of interactive art at Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts in 2015.
Most recently, Rich had a piece in Flat Fix, a curated show within the CODE Art Fair in Copenhagen, Denmark, and a piece in Shapes, curated by Ellie Rines, at Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton, NY. He has a collaborative show with Victoria Fu atThe Suburban in Milwaukee slated for spring 2017.