Friday, October 16, 2009

Press for "Up All Night Sleeping" at the Port Authority Gallery 8

The Fashion Center's Business Improvement District: has put together a great show in the Port Authority, "Gallery 8," and my project "Up All Night Sleeping" has gotten some press at the NY Examiner: written by the lovely Alicia Ficalora who I had the pleasure of meeting on Thursday.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Port Authority Bus Terminal installation

Up All Night Sleeping will be at the Port Authority Bus Terminal at 41st and 8th ave from October 8 - 16. Come add your dream to the installation on your commute!

Open Studios

Open Studios in my studio building are this weekend, October 10th and 11th from noon to 6pm. There is a group show at the Casa Frela Gallery of all artists participating in the Harlem Open Artist Studio Tour (HOAST). The reception at Casa Frela, 47 west 119th Street (between Lenox and 5th aves.), is Friday evening, October 9th from 8pm - 10 pm. We will be having a reception/ party at our space (461 West 126th street) on Saturday evening from 6:30 - 9:30pm.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Governor's Island Art Fair

This is the last weekend (September 26 & 27) of the Governor's Island art fair. My project is on the second floor of the N building. There is a free ferry between DUMBO (where I have a related project) and Governor's island. The closing reception is on Sunday between 3 and 6pm.

Monday, September 21, 2009

On Saturday, September 26, and Sunday September 27, from around noon to six, I'll be showing my participatory project, Up All Night Sleeping at the DUMBO Arts Center "Art Under the Bridge Festival." My project is located on Plymouth Street between Main and Washington, right outside the waterfront park. Look for the flowing white bed. Here's a link to the website: There is also an iphone app for the festival that you can download through walkabit.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Clear Blue Tuesday

My artwork is in this movie, Clear Blue Tuesday. The Primere is Thursday, September 10. You can get tickets here: It is showing at the SVA theater.

Governor's Island Art Fair

I am showing the participatory project, Up All Night Sleeping, in building 12, section N, second floor. The art fair runs through the month of September, open on weekends only. The closing reception is Sunday, September 27 from 3 - 6. Two Boots pizza is sponsoring the opening! Ferries leave from the Brooklyn Maritime building in Lower Manhattan, and from the Fulton Landing in Brooklyn. For more information see and

Monday, August 24, 2009

Hacia Afuera photos

"Deer Me"

"Not Without A Trace"

more photos of both projects here"

Monday, August 17, 2009

East Harlem Art Festval put on by Art for Change

I will be presenting two projects for this festival in my neighborhood. The first will be "Deer Me," which, weather permitting, will be presented both days in the Hope Community Garden on Lexington Ave and 104th street. The second, "Not Without A Trace" will be presented on Saturday on E 106th street.

flickr set of "Found" Exhibit

Public radio interview

WLIU radio interview with Matt Bua for art sites "Found" exhibit.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

"Found" at ArtSites Gallery in Riverhead, NY

I will have new site-specific work in this show in Eastern Long Island, and will be interviewed by the local public radio station, WLIU, on Thursday, July 23rd.

Exhibition Celebrating Conservation and Community

Curated by


July 25- August 29, 2009
Opening Reception July 25 5-7PM
art sites
651 West Main Street (Route 25), Riverhead, New York 11901 T: 631- 591-2401

Gallery Hours: Thursday –Sunday, 12-5 PM.

The artists in the show are:
Matt Bua
Julie Peppito
Maire Kennedy
Tara Parsons
Charles Butterly
Pablo Cano
Craig Kane

Pierre Cote

A blog about the show can be found here:

Great Swamp show media

The Great Swamp exhibtion at the College of Saint Elizabeth received a little press, which can be found here:

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Forever Summer

Sitting next to my "ratiator" at the Forever Summer show at Denise Bibro Platform Gallery. A few more shots of the piece can be found here.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Forever Summer, Salon style group show at Denise Bibro Platform gallery in Chelsea

I have a fun piece included in this weekend show at

Denise Bibro Fine Art, PLATFORM

529 West 20th St, 4W

New York, NY

T: 212.647.7030

The opening is on Friday, June 26 from 6 to 8pm, with an after party at
The Park restaurant and lounge
118 10th Ave, at 18th Street
in the Red Room

chashama 217 East 42nd street Group Show

This show, of the 461 West 126th street artists, is on view from June 12 - 30th. The reception is MONDAY, June 29th, from 6-9pm.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Up All Night Sleeping

Pictures from the installation at the Figment Festival on Governor's Island can be found here:
Up All Night Sleeping

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Figment Festival: Friday June 12, Saturday June 13, Sunday June 14

I have a new full-room interactive installation on Governor's Island the weekend of June 12 - 14. Figment is an amazing art festival on Governor's Island. If you've never been, you should go. You will find me on the first floor of building 114. My installation is called, "Up All Night Sleeping."
Here's the link to the Figment page, which includes a link to the ferry schedule from both Manhattan (all three days) and Brooklyn (Saturday only):

Saturday, May 30, 2009

2 upcoming shows

I have work in two shows opening soon.
The first opens on Thursday, June 11 at the College of Saint Elizabeth Art Gallery in Morristown, NJ. The show is about the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. I have modified Not Without A Trace to have a Great Swamp edition. The work will be in the gallery, not outside, and will run throughout the length of the show. Here is the announcement card:

The second show is an interactive installation as part of the Figment Festival. I will post more about that soon, but it opens on Friday, June 12, and only runs through the weekend to June 14. It is an amazing weekend of participatory art and performance on Governor's Island. If you have never been you should go, if you have been, you will know this is not to be missed. Check out the figment website:

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Not Without A Trace

I'll be presenting Not Without A Trace at the Drums Along the Hudson festival this Sunday, May 17th from 11 to 6. Here's the festival website:
Directions are:
Inwood Hill Park
215th Street, Manhattan
4 blocks West of Broadway
Take A Train to 207th Street
#1 Train to 215th Street

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Pix from Grand Central event!

Here's a link to more images from 'Not Without A Trace' at Grand Central Station during the 2009 Earthfair with NYC Audubon.

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Sorry to those who used internet explorer to access my website since it went up~ I discovered there was a code error that did not allow IE to display my statement. All is fixed now! I apologize for any inconvenience!

Friday, April 17, 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009

Not Without A Trace

I'll be at the NYC Earth Day Festival at Grand Central Station and Vanderbilt Ave. April 24 & 25 creating a temporary street mural of the threatened and endangered birds of the NY Metro region with YOUR help. Look for me with the NYC Audubon Society.