Matt Morris works against repression. Painting, perfume, textiles, and conceptual projects serve as means for his work to operate as redresses of art historical canons, personal family histories, and radical notions of queer kinship. Morris is an artist, writer, educator, and curator based in Chicago. He has presented artwork nationally and internationally including Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York; RUSCHMAN, Berlin, Germany; Krabbesholm Højskole, Skive, Denmark; 12.26, Aspen, CO; DePaul Art Museum, and Gallery 400, Chicago, IL; The Mary + Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL; The Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL; The Poor Farm, Manawa, WI; and The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. He is a contributor to Artforum.com, Flash Art, The Seen and X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly; and many others. He is a transplant from southern Louisiana who earned an MFA in Art Theory + Practice from Northwestern University, as well as a Certificate in Gender + Sexuality Studies. In 2017 he earned a Certification in Fairyology from Doreen Virtue, PhD. Morris is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
More information on Matt Morris at www.mattmorrisworks.com