FOX 32 NEWS - Promoting the 2019 - 57th Street Art Fest - June 1/2

FOX 32 NEWS - Promoting the 2019 - 57th Street Art Fest - June 1/2

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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:

HILTON HOTEL - on Michigan Ave, Chicago IL

HOTEL ZACHARY in Wrigleyville, Chicago IL

UNITED CENTER (select private suites)

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

WAVELAND BOWL in Chicago. IL

TRANSISTOR - Andersonville 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:

2019     “Wells Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 8-9

2019     “57th Street Art Fest" - June, Chicago, IL - June 1-2

2018     “The Billboard Creative" - October, Los Angeles, CA

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

2016

2015

2014

2013-2003

 

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:

HORSE THIEF HOLLOW Brewery, Chicago IL

TAPSTER Chicago - 2027 w. North Ave. (April-May 2018) (Dec 2018-Feb 2019)

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

OTHER PLACES TO BUY MY ART

New Print Shop Store as of Mar 2019

New Print Shop Store as of Mar 2019

New icanvas store as of Nov. 2018

New icanvas store as of Nov. 2018

THIRD PARTY

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ADDITIONAL ART GALLERIES

 

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