Matthew W. Dols
Artist Biographical Information


San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA , M.F.A. in New Genres 2001
Corcoran School of Art, Washington D.C., B.F.A. in Photography - 1998
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A. in Studio Art - 1995

Teaching Experience

T.A. for Mark Von Proyen, San Francisco Art Institute - 2001
San Francisco Arts Education Project (SFAEP) Visiting Artist - 2000
Center for Collaborative Arts and Visual Education Co-Founder and Co-Director - 1998-99
Teaching Assistant for Terry Landsburg at American University - 1998
Arlington County Public Schools, Arlington, VA Substitute Teacher - 1996-98

Selected Work Experience

Co-Director, Diego Rivera Gallery (Student Gallery), San Francisco, CA - 1999-2000
Production Worker, Fillmore Concert Hall, San Francisco, CA - 1999-2001
Visual Design & Sales, Banana Republic, VA & CA - 1998-2000
Lighting Technician, 9.30 Club, Washington D.C. - 1996-99
Uniphoto Picture Agency, Washington D.C. - Researcher - 1995

Selected Exhibits

"Photography" - Group Show, JWFinearts, San Francisco, CA, 2001
Toronto International Art Fair, JWFinearts booth, Toronto, Canada, 2000
San Francisco International Art Fair, JWFinearts booth, San Francisco, CA, 2000
Group Show, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, 2000
Diego Rivera Gallery, Juried Exhibition, San Francisco, CA 2000
San Francisco Art Institute Spring Exhibition, San Francisco, CA 2000
MIX Exhibition, Mills Building San Francisco, CA 2000
"3 a.m.", Hemicycle Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1998
"Looking Overseas, Washington/Berlin Part I", Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin, Germany, 1997
"Sensuality", Juried, Washington Center for Photography, Washington D.C. 1997
"Juried Exhibition 1997", Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia
"Polaroid Show", White Walls Gallery, Corcoran School of Art, Washington D.C.
"Cycle, Circle, Context, Collaboration" White Walls Gallery, Corcoran School of Art, Washington D.C.


US News and World Reports , Entertainment page, February 5, 2001
Billboard Magazine, page 105, January 20, 2001
Audio CD "Eva Cassidy, Eva By Heart", Liason Records
The Washington Post Magazine
The Washington Lawyer
The Washington City Paper


Anderson Ranch Scholarship, Snowmass, CO 2000
Paul Sach Award, Honorable Mention, SFAI, 2000
Polaroid Corporation Award, Polaroid Exhibition, Corcoran School of Art - 1997
Award of Distinction, Peninsula Fine Arts Center Juried Exhibition - 1996
First Place, The Washington Post Photo Contest - 1995