Matt Shaw


EXHIBITIONS & FESTIVALS
2021
Harkat 16mm Film Festival, Mumbai, India
Tune in to Green - Exhibition Five, Diorama Room, Austin, Texas
Transient Visions: Festival of the Moving Image, Johnson City, New York
Experimental Film Festival: Official Selection, New Bern, North Carolina
SPHERE World Cinema Carnival, Kolkata, India
2020  
Fracto Experimental Film Encounter, Berlin, Germany
Haukijärvi February, New System Exhibitions, Portland, Maine
Fences / Snowfall / Elms, The Cannery at South Penobscot, Penobscot, Maine
2019  
Simulacrush, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, Maine
2018    
Episode 28, Here Comes Everybody, Los Angeles, California Bangor Art Society Members Show, Sohn Gallery, Bangor, Maine
2015    
Paperwork, Red Hook Arts Network, Red Hook, New York
2014    
HALLWALLS2, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Fire Light: Works for the Screen, Nightingale Cinema, Chicago, Illinois MFA Thesis Show 3: Yell Me About Myself, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago,      Chicago, Illinois Room With A View, College Art Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois Extinct Entities: Reverse Shot: Rehydrating the Randolph Street Gallery’s Experimental Film Coalition, Links Hall, Chicago, Illinois Leftovers, Great Space, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2013    
Student Experimental Film Festival, Binghamton, New York
Second to None, Chicago, Illinois The Art of Connection, Sullivan Gallery, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2012    
MDW, Chicago, Illinois
2011    
Maine International Film Festival: By the Sea, Bar Harbor, Maine Those Dark Trees, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine

RESIDENCIES
2020
Silence Awareness Existence, Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi, Finland

AWARDS 
2021
LEF New England Flaherty Film Seminar Fellowship
2020
LEF New England Moving Image Fund
Maine Arts Commission Project Grant for Artists
2012
KRP Endowed Scholarship, University of Illinois at Chicago
2010
Louis R. Drier Scholarship for Excellence and Joy in the Arts, College of the Atlantic


TEACHING
College of the Atlantic
Documentary Video Studio (Fall 2017, Fall 2019, Spring 2021, Fall 2021)
Advanced Documentary Studio (Spring 2019)
Intermediate Video Workshop (Spring 2018)
Senior Project Director (Spring 2017, Fall 2018)
Senior Project Advisor (Spring 2017)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Introduction to Moving Image (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS & APPOINTMENTS
Bard College
Media Corps Fellow (Spring 2014)
University of Illinois at Chicago
Topics in Screenwriting (Fall 2012)

EDUCATION
MFA Moving Image, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014
BA Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, 2011