Matthew Day Jackson

Born 1974 in Panorama City, CA, US
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, US



NHRA Supercomp Dragster License Frank Hawleys Racing School, Gainesville


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME


MFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick


BFA University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residencies and Scholarships


Residency Portland Institute for Contemporary Art


Visiting artist at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas

Selected Solo Exhibitions



DRAF, London [forthcoming]


Gunshot Plywood Bronze Works

GRIMM, Amsterdam


Matthew Day Jackson/Rashid Johnson

Studio des Acacias, Paris

Core and Strip

GRIMM, Amsterdam

There Will Come Soft Rains

Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta, Atlanta



Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland


Something Ancient, Something New, Something Stolen, Something Blue

Hauser & Wirth, New York

Total Accomplishment

ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe

Hauser & Wirth Outdoor sculpture: Matthew Day Jackson

Southwood Garden, St James's Church, London


In Search of...

Gemeente Museum Den Haag, The Hague


Heel Gezellig

GRIMM, Amsterdam

Everything leads to another

Hauser & Wirth, London

In Search of...

MAMBO, Bologna

In Search of...

Kunstmuseum Luzern


In Search of

Peter Blum Chelsea, New York

The Tomb

Peter Blum Soho, New York



Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris

Dynamic Maximum Tension

GRIMM, Amsterdam

The Immeasurable Distance

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

The Immeasurable Distance

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Hi, Low and In Between

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin



Peter Blum Gallery, New York

Drawings from Tlön

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York



Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston

Matthew Day Jackson: The Lower 48'

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York

Paradise now! ( The Salvage)

WorkSpace: Matthew Day Jackson, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin


Matthew Day Jackson-Paradise now! ( Limbo)

CUBITT Artists Space, London

Paradise Now!

Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland

Oracle ( Days of future passed)

Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston


Matthew Day Jackson

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York


By No Means Necessary

The Locker Plant, Chinati Foundation, Marfa

Selected Group Exhibitions


Dusk to Dusk

Vicki Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver (CO)


Experiments in Print

The Print Center, USA, Middle City West

For Freedoms

Jack Shainman Gallery, 20th Street, USA, Chelsea

Human Condition

Michael Lett, New Zealand, Auckland

Clifford Owens: Hard & Fast

Invisible-Exports, USA, Lower East Side

Piston Head II

Venus, Los Angeles

Industriale Immaginario

Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

TAHOE: Art of the Lake Tahoe Region

Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland


Excavating The Contemporary

Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam

Skelet: De armatuur van het lichaam in de hedendaagse beeldhouwkunst.

Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen

Industriale immaginario

Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia

Face to Face. Füssli, Böcklin, Rondinone and Others

Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne

A Birds’s-eye View of the World

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

TAHOE: Art of the Lake Tahoe Region

Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

Heartbreak Hotel

Zuecca Project Space, Venice


National Pride (and Prejudice)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Secret Passions. Private Flemish Collection

Lille 3000, Euralille, France

American Beauty

Susan Inglett Gallery, New York

What Models can do

Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany

Huidige Zaken

GRIMM, Amsterdam


GRIMM, Amsterdam


Anatomische Les - Van Rembrandt tot Damien Hirst

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague

Dinard, L'Amour Atomique

Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard


Marianne Boesky, New York


Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg, USA

A House Leaves: First Movement

David Roberts Art Foundation, London

Repeat to Fade

Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo

Crossing Mirrors

Rosenblum Collection, Paris

Common Ground

City Hall Park, New York

Out of focus: Photography

Saatchi Gallery, London


Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome

Paintings from The Rubell Family Collection

Fundatión Banco Santander, Madrid

Science on the back end (curated by Matthew Day Jackson)

Hauser & Wirth, New York


American exuberance

Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami

The Collectors Show

Van AbbeMuseum, Eindhoven

The Return

The House of Nobleman, London

Singular Visions

Whitney Museum, New York

Autobody: Featuring north of south west of east

Marfa, Texas

Born in Dystopia

Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris

The shape we're in

Zabludowicz Collection, London

Il mondo vi appartiene

Palazzo Grassi, Venice

No Object is an Island: New Dialogues with the Cranbrook Collection

Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills

The Spectacular of Vernacular

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

T.O.E. Synergies en résonance

CAB Bastille Art Center, Grenoble


New Paintings

GRIMM, Amsterdam


Cente d'Art Contemporain Passages, Troyes

Nobody's property: art, land, space, 2000-2010

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey

Tauba Auerbach, Matthew Day Jackson, R. H. Quaytman, etc...

Galerie Perrotin, Paris

How soon now

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

Curators choice portfolio

Rochelle School, Arnold Circus, London for CUBITT

Home and origin

Bukowskis, Stockholm

Alejandro Jodorowsky's dune: an exhibition of a film of a book that never was

(touring exhibition from The Drawing Room, curated by Tom Morton), Plymouths Art Centre, Plymouth

C'est la vie: de Caravage a Damien Hirst

Musee Maillol, Paris

The Franks-Suss Collection

Philips de Pury’s Space at the Saatchi Gallery, London

Roundtrip: Beijing-New York

New Selections from the Domus Collection, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

Born in Dystopia

Rosenblum Collection, Paris


Palais des arts et du Festival, Dinard


Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York


Hi, low and in between

GRIMM, Amsterdam

The World is Yours

Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen

Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune: an exhibition of a film of a book that never was

The Drawing Room, London

Deceitful Moon

Hayward Project Space, London

Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection

Punta della Dogana, Venice

Matthew Day Jackson/ Rashid Johnson

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery for FIAC, Paris


Mathew Day Jackson and Sara Krajewski: the violet hour

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle


Gallerie Xippas, Paris

The Old, Weird America

Contemporary Art Museum, Houston

Mission: to interpret and undestand Contemporary Art

Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Gallery, London


Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven


Humma Bhabha and Matthew Day Jackson: Sculptures and new print editions

Peter Blum Gallery, New York

Shangri LA

Alexandre Pollazzon Ltd, London

To Build a Fire

Rivington Arms, New York


Perry Rubenstein, New York

Uncertain States of America American Art in the 3RD Millennium

Herning Kunstmuseum, Denmark; Warsaw, Poland; Moscow Biennale; Beijing Biennale; Athens Biennale

E- Flux Video Rental

Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris

The Line of Time and the Plane of Now

Harris Lieberman, New York


Withney Biennial: Day for night

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Infinite painting

Villa Manin Centro d’arte Contemporanea, Manin

USA Today

Royal Academy of Art, London

The Searchers

White Box, New York

Uncertain States of America - American art in the 3RD Millennium

Serpentine Gallery, London; Museum Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson; Reykjavik Art Museum

Kamp K48

John Connelly Presents, New York

Infinite Painting- Contemporary painting and global realism

Villa Manin, Centro d’arte contemporaine, Codroipo

25 Bold Moves

House of Campari, New York

Time based Art is Happening!

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland


Material World

Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, New York

The Zine UnBound- Kults, werewolf's and sarcastic hippies

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

Sticks and Stones

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York

Studio: Seven months of My Aesthetic Education ( Plus Some) New York version and climaxed

Tony Oursler Studio, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Uncertain States of America

Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo

You are here

The Ballroom, Marfa


Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe

Bridge Freezes Before Road

Barbra Gladstone Gallery, New York

The Greater New York

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York


Mommy! I! Am! Not! An! Animal!

Capsule Gallery, New York

Relentless Proselytizers

Feigen Contemporary, New York


Samson Projects, Boston

Drift III

Valentino Pier Park, Brooklyn, New York


K48: Klubhouse

Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, New York

Spiritual Hunger

Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York

Now Playing

D’amelio Terras Gallery, New York

Drift II

Former home of Buckminster Fuller, Northern

White, Black, Yelow, Red

Storefront 1838, New York


Portland Museum of Art, Portland



Environmental exhibition, Manasquan


... Sorta like a revelation

Rabbett Gallery, New Brunswick


Sans titre

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder


Astrup-Fearnley Museum, Oslo

Terminal Velocity

Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen

Domus Collection, New York & Beijing

The Tomb

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag

Study Collection VI

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag

Collection HMBT, Zurich

LIFE June 6, 1969

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Museum d’Arte Moderna, Bologna

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

Pinault Collection, Paris

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

Rosenblum Collection, Paris

Rubell Family Collection, Miami

Saatchi Gallery, London

Dymaxion Biotron

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels

Whitney Museum for American Art, New York

Zabludowicz Collection, London