Wayne Matthews

2015
Passages Back to the Old World. Tonic Design Studio: Showroom, Kramerville Johannesburg. August/September.
Turbine Art Fair: Dead Bunny Society Stand (Curated). Johannesburg. July.
Fetish: Traversing the occupied Body: Curated by Wayne Matthews. ArtEC Gallery. November/December
Nature’s Echo, Curated by Robyn Sharood. GFI gallery. Port Elizabeth. June.
Salon 1, Curated by Anne-Marie Tully & Andrea Rolfes . Bamboo Room. Johannesburg. April.

2014
Here Be Dragons, Curated by Cedric Vanderlinden. Underculture Contemporary Art Gallery and
Gallery on Leviseur, Port Elizabeth/Bloemfontein. December 2014 – March 2015.
NSFW an Erotic Exhibition, Curated by Katharine Meeding. Studio 41. Art Week Cape Town. November/December
Salon 1, Curated by Anne-Marie Tully. Bamboo Room. Johannesburg. September
Showcase 3, Curated by Gordon Froud. Bayliss Gallery. Johannesburg. August
Turning Point, National arts festival Albany Museum, Grahmstown. July
Parergons of the Divine Virgule, Curated by Wayne Matthews. ArtEC Gallery. Port Elizabeth. June/July

2013
For Play.ii, Curated by Alison Shaw and Jenifer Ord. Underculture Contemporary. Port Elizabeth. November/December
For Play.i, Curated by Wayne Matthews and Jennifer Ord. Underculture Contemporary. Port Elizabeth. October/November
Animal Advance, Curated by Alison Jean Shaw. GFI Gallery Port Elizabeth. June/July

2012
Eros & Thanatos, between death and desire Curated by Celia de Villiers. St. Lorients Gallery Pretoria, Brooklyn. October.

2011
Sasol New Signatures, National Arts Competition Finalist (catalogue).
Re.Sponse, Curated by Mary Duker. William Humphreys Art Gallery. Kimberley. February.
Re.Sponse, Curated by Mary Duker, third reconfiguration of Exhibition. Atherstone Gallery, Monument. Grahmstown. Grahamstown National Arts Festival. June/July
NNMU Contemporary Progression: a body of work. Curated by Amanda Snyman, Cleone Cull, Wayne Matthews. Ron Belling Art Gallery. Port Elizabeth.
Skin: a Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition. Curated By Anthony Harris, Bretten-Anne Moolman. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Port Elizabeth. (Catalogue)

2010
Re.Sponse, Curated by Mary Duker. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Port Elizabeth. (Catalogue)

2008
Art From The Ground Up Curated by Lisa van Wyk. Albany Museum, Grahmstown National arts festival AlbanyMuseum. Recreated version of exhibition shown at the Hanover Legislature, Germany.
ABSA L’Atelier National Art Competition Semi Finalist (catalogue).

2007
Re-Vision Curated by Ethna Frankenfeld and Emma Taggart. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum. Port Elizabeth. (catalogue)
Art From The Ground Up Curated by Lisa van Wyk. Hanover Legislature, Germany.
Aardklop National Arts Festival ABSA L’Atelier finalist exhibition.
ABSA L’Atelier National Arts Competition Merit award (catalogue).

2006
ABSA L’Atelier National Art Competition Semi Finalist (catalogue).
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Graduate Exhibition

2005
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Graduate Exhibition Textures Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth.

2004
N.M.M.U. Student Exhibition, Grahmstown National Arts Festival, Albany Museum.
Eastern Province Sculptors, Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.

2003
E.P.S.A.C. Annual Exhibition Eastern Province Society Of Art And Craft, Bird Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
Sculptors who Paint, Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.

2002
Jubilee, Exhibition Of Young Artists Eastern Province Society Of Art And Craft, Bird Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Eastern Cape Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture: Head office.
The A Gallery of Contemporary Art, Graskop Hotel, Mpumalanga.

CURATORIAL WORK

2015
Fetish: Traversing the occupied Body: Curated by Wayne Matthews. ArtEC Gallery. Elizabeth. May/ June – White Cube Gallery, Grahamstown National Arts Festival.

2014
End Sheet: Curated by Wayne Matthews. ArtEC Gallery. Port Elizabeth. November/December
Parergons of the Divine Virgule, Curated by Wayne Matthews. ArtEC Gallery. Port Elizabeth. June/July.

2013
For Play.i: Curated by Wayne Matthews and Jennifer Ord. Underculture Contemporary. Port Elizabeth. October/November.

2011
NNMU Contemporary Progression: a body of work. Curated by Amanda Snyman and Wayne Matthews. Ron Belling Art Gallery. Port Elizabeth.