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THE ART AND DESIGN OF MATTHEW COGLIANESE:

I enjoy bringing the seemingly impossible to life in my artwork. After discovering the potential of digitally altering photos with software like Photoshop, this became the vehicle for creating everything my imagination dreams up. Underneath it all I have a love of architecture, science fiction and the surreal which can all be seen throughout my various creations.

GOALS:

To get my artwork hanging in 50 States, 50 Countries, and 7 Continents

MY ART IS ON DISPLAY IN THE FOLLOWING STATES:     STATUS: 31/50                                    

Illinois, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Minnesota, Indiana, Wisconsin, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alaska, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia, Ohio, Utah, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Idaho, Tennessee, Maryland, Kansas, Oregon, Arizona, Massachusetts, Conneticut     

COUNTRIES:      STATUS: 14/50

USA, Switzerland, South Korea, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Japan, Austria, Australia, Serbia, Netherlands, Poland, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand

CONTINENTS:     STATUS: 5/7

Africa, Europe, Asia, North America, Australia

 

NOTABLE PEOPLE WHO OWN MY ARTWORK:

Marc Silverman from ESPN Radio (Chicago)

Mitch Manker (Musician)

Michelle Wucker (Author)

WORK CURRENTLY ON DISPLAY:

HOTEL ZACHARY in Wrigleyville, Chicago IL

TRANSISTOR (in andersonville) 5224 N. Clark (May 2016 - Ongoing)

UNITED CENTER (select private suites)

DALE'S BARBER SHOP - 11007 S. Kedzie (August 2017-ongoing)

WAVELAND BOWL in Chicago. IL

HORSE THIEF HOLLOW Brewery, Chicago IL

 

PRESS:

2017     VITAMIN T - Interview with VITAMIN T and My Jan. Calendar Download 2017

2016     ADORAMAPIX - Everyday Artist - Matthew Coglianese March 2016

 

ART FESTS/SHOWS/GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2018     “Beverly Art Walk - Uprising Craft Fair" - September, Chicago, IL - Sept 29

2018     “Printers Row Art Fest - September", Chicago, IL - Sept 15-16

2018     “Lakeview East Art Fest" - September, Chicago, IL - Sept 8-9

2018     “Frankfort Fall Festival" - September, Frankfort, IL - Sept 1-2-3

2018     “Bucktown Art Fest" - August, Chicago, IL - August 25-26

2018     “Artfest Michigan Ave" - July, Chicago, IL - July 20-21-22

2018     “Southport Art Fest" - July, Chicago, IL - July 14-15

2018     “Millenium Art Fest" - July, Chicago, IL - July 6-7-8

2018     “Gold Coast Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 16-17

2018     “Wells Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 9-10

2018     “57th Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 2-3

2018     “Pancakes Booze Art Show" -  Portland, OR - April 13

2018     “Fierce and Frail", - Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR - April 14-June 9

2018     “RED", - Jackson Junge Gallery, Chicago, IL - March 9

2018     “Apocalypse USA", - Colombia College, Chicago, IL - March 8

2018     “Pancakes Booze Art Show" - February, Chicago, IL - Feb 23-24

2017     “Bucktown Holiday Art Show”, Chicago, IL - December 9-10

2017     “Beverly Art Walk - Uprising Craft Fair" - December, Chicago, IL - Dec 3

2017     “Beverly Art Walk - Uprising Craft Fair" - October, Chicago, IL - Oct 7

2017     “Pancakes Booze Art Show - September", Chicago, IL - Sept 22-23

2017     “West Loop Art Fest - September", Chicago, IL - Sept 16-17

2017     “Lakeview East Art Fest" - September, Chicago, IL - Sept 9-10

2017     “Bucktown Art Fest" - August, Chicago, IL - August 26-27

2017     “Artfest Michigan Ave" - July, Chicago, IL - July 21-22-23

2017     “Southport Art Fest" - July, Chicago, IL - July 15-16

2017     “Millenium Art Fest" - July, Chicago, IL - July 7-8-9

2017     “Gold Coast Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 17-18

2017     “Wells Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 10-11

2017     “57th Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 3-4

2017     “Art Market Daley Plaza" - May, Chicago, IL - May 19

2017     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - April, Spirit, Pittsburgh, PA - April 1

2017     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - February, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL - February 24-25

2017     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - January, Mezzanine, San Francisco, CA - Jan. 13-14

2016     “Bucktown Holiday Art Show”, Chicago, IL - December 10-11

2016     “Uprising Craft Fair”, Blue Island Beer Co., Blue Island, IL - December 4

2016     “Lincoln Square Art Walk”, Chicago, IL - October

2016     “Artoberfest”, Chicago, IL - October 15-16

2016     “Beverly Art Walk”, Chicago, IL - October 1

2016     “West Loop Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - September 17-18

2016     “Lakeview East Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - September 10-11

2016     “Bucktown Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - August 27-28

2016     “Southport Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - July 16-17

2016     “Millenium Park Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - July 8-9-10

2016     “Gold Coast Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - June 18-19

2016     “Wells Street Art Fest”, Chicago, IL - June 11-12

2016     “Spring Art at Oak Brook Mall”, Oak Brook, IL - May 21-22

2016     “May Art Market at Daley Plaza”, Chicago, IL - May 6-7

2016     “Uprising Craft Fair”, Blue Island Brewery, Blue Island, IL - April 3

2016     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - February, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL - February 6-7

2015     “Uprising Craft Fair”, Blue Island Brewery, Blue Island, IL - December 6

2015     “Animals 2015”, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2015     “Beverly Art Walk”, Western Ave.,  Chicago, IL

2015     “Randolph Street Market”, September,  Chicago, IL

2015     “Bucktown Art Fest”, Chicago, IL

2015     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - August, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL

2015     “West Loop Art Fest”, Washington Street between Halsted/Aberdeen,  Chicago, IL

2015     “Southport Art Fest”, 3704-3900 N. Southport,  Chicago, IL

2015     “State of the Art”, Estate Ultra Bar, Chicago, IL

2015     “CityScapes”, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2015     “Echoes of Chicago”, Block 37, Chicago, IL

2015     “Third Annual Competition”, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - February, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL

2014     “Crawlspace Gallery" - October, Chicago, IL

2014     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - July, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL

2014     “Photowork 14” Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie NY

2014     “Dreams: Illusion and Fantasy” Black box Gallery, Portland OR

2014     “Through My Lens” Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville IL

2014     “Trains Competition” Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery,  www.focuspointshape.com

2014     “Wastelands” 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2014     “Evolving Artists Art Competition” Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2014     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show" - February, Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL

2013     “Pancakes and Booze Art Show” - Reggie’s Rock House, Chicago, IL

2013     “Digital Photo Contest”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2013     “Mad World” Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

2013     “Presidents Show” Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

2013     “Snap to Grid”, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2013     “First Annual Competition”, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013     “Evolving Artists Art Competition”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2012     "Emerging Artists" SAE Institute, Chicago, IL

2012     5th Floor Art Gallery, "Blackstone Hotel" Chicago, IL

2012     “Modular 22”, Studio 22, Berwyn, IL

2012     “Digital Photo Contest”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2011     “Evolving Artists Art Competition”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2011     “Digital Photo Contest”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2010     “Digital Photo Contest”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009     “Evolving Artists Art Competition”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009     “Digital Photo Contest”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009     “Annual Photography Art Show” South Shore Centre For The Arts, Gary, IN

2009     “Summer-scapes Competition” – www.asingularcreation.com

2008     “Evolving Artists Art Competition”, Atrium Gallery Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2003     “Gallery 2003”, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 

2017     Yurk Phone Series,  IPAINTMYMIND GALLERY, Chicago IL, April 5

2007     Friends within Art,  Beverly Arts Center, Chicago IL

2004     (Fall) Caterpillar Gallery,  Lewis University, Romeoville IL

2004     (Spring) Caterpillar Gallery,  Lewis University, Romeoville IL

2003     (Fall) Caterpillar Gallery,  Lewis University, Romeoville IL

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2015     Best of, Photographers Forum

2014     Best of, Photographers Forum

2013     Mogul Magazine, Cover Photo - summer issue

2012     Art Takes Times Square, Coffee Table Book

2011     Best of, Photographers Forum

2010     Windows Fine Arts Magazine

2009     Windows Fine Arts Magazine

2009     Best of, Photographers Forum

2009     Razor Monkey Online Magazine

2008     Windows Fine Arts Magazine

2004     Windows Fine Arts Magazine + Cover Design

 

AWARDS / HONORS:

2016     "Outstanding Achievement" Spring Art @ Oak Brook Mall

2016     "Special Merit #2" CityScapes, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2015     "Special Merit" Animals, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2015     "Special Merit #2" CityScapes, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2015     "Special Merit #1" CityScapes, Light Space and Time Online Gallery, www.Lightspacetime.com

2014     "2nd Place Photography Award" Trains Competition, Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery,  www.focuspointshape.com

2014     “Honorable Mention” Evolving Artists Art Competition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2013     “Great Shot Award” September from Viewbug.com Contest Judge

2013     “Staff Favorite”, April, from Viewbug.com

2013     “Thumbs Up Award” March, from Viewbug.com

2013     “Staff Favorite” February, from Viewbug.com

2013     “People’s Choice Award” (Best Digital Art/Graphic Design) - Evolving Artists, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2011     “First Place” Digital Photo Contest, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2011     “People's Choice Award” (Best Abstract) – Digital Photo Contest, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2010     “Curator's Choice Award” Digital Photo Contest, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009     “Honorable Mention” Evolving Artists Art Competition, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2009     “Grand Prize” (Summerscapes August 2009) – www.asingularcreation.com

2004     “Senior Departmental Award” for Computer Graphic Design, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

2000     “Grand Prize” (Manual Rendering Category) – Chicago Newhouse Architecture Competition, Chicago, IL

1999     “First Prize” (Manual Rendering Category) – Chicago Newhouse Architecture Competition, Chicago, IL

 

PAST WORKS DISPLAYED:

TAPSTER Chicago - 2027 w. North Ave. (April-May 2018)

FORTUNATE DISCOVERIES (Lincoln Park) 1022 W. Armitage (March 2017-February 2018)

fortunate discoveries

McCarthy Ford in North Riverside, IL

Giordano's in Bloomingdale. IL

ZEN YOGA GARAGE (in bucktown) 1845 N. Milwaukee Ave (April 2016 - March 2017)

http://zenyogagarage.com

CAFE SELMARIE (in lincoln square) 4729 N. Lincoln Ave. (Oct 2016 - Nov 2016)

McGARY-BOWEN  515 N. State Street, 29th Floor (June 2016 - Sept 2016)

http://www.mcgarrybowen.com/en/Offices/Chicago

JANE'S RESTAURANT (in bucktown) 1655 W. Cortland. (10-17-2015 to 08-24-2016)

www.janesrestaurant.com

HOOPIS FINANCIAL

www.hoopisfinancialgroup.com

TRADITIONS (Bar and Grill) 160. N. Franklin St. Chicago IL - from - June 25-August 25 (2015)

CAPI'S ITALIAN KITCHEN (Navy Pier) 700 E. Grand - (2014)

 

EDUCATION:

2004     BFA - Lewis University, Romeoville IL

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