Tuesday, December 1, 2009


Matthew John Sherwood
(443) 834-8734


BFA 2010 Painting Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), MD
Magna CumLaude-GPA  3.795


2010 Confluence of Influence, Catonsville, MD
Faculty exhibition installed at the Community Collage of Baltimore County, Catonsville Gallery

2010 B.F.A. Thesis Show- Third Floor Main Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2010 Reciprocate: Two Person Show Presenting Paintings and Drawings by Matthew Sherwood and Ceramics by Michael Sachse. The CCBC Dundalk Gallery, Dundalk, MD

2009 Neal Group Exhibition, Main’s 3rd Floor Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD Three Paintings were selected for the exhibition.

2008 Grave Tales and Needed Healing: Solo Show at The Daily Grind, Restaurant and Gallery, Fells Point, MD

2008 Hidden Relationships: Humans and Everyone Else"-  Juried Art Show at Hidden Harbor Artist Retreat, Smith Island, Ewell, MD. Two works were chosen.

2007,08,09       Out Of Order, Maryland Art Place (MAP) Gallery, Baltimore,
MD. Accepted three years to show a painting at MAP's annual benefit exhibition
and silent auction.

2007 Grand Opening: The Goldfish Gallery, Havre-de-grace, MD
Two works were selected to hang for the gallery’s opening, and hung for the summer months.

2007 CCBC Essex Spring Art Show- CCBC Essex Gallery, Essex, MD
Nine works were selected to show.

2007 Spring 2007 Student Show, Catonsville, MD
Eight pieces were selected to hang for the month of May in the CCBC Catonsville Gallery.

2006 2006 Student Art Show- Dec.4th-15th,
CCBC Catonsville Gallery, Catonsville, MD

2006-2007 Exceptional Student Recognition,
CCBC Essex E. Building Courtyard, Essex, MD
Selected to personally display artworks in a public display case for both the Fall 2006, and Spring 2007 Semesters.

2005-06 Fairborn Art Association- Members Juried Art Show. Fairborn, OH

Academic Experience

2010 – Present Adjunct Instructor at the Essex Campus,
Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC), Baltimore, MD
Classes Taught include: Painting I, Sculpture I, 3D Design, Drawing I, Color Theory, Studio Experience, & Art Appreciation

2010 – Present Art Department Studio Assistant
Responsibilities include maintaining and ensuring the safe operation of tools, equipment and furniture throughout the department, including the Sculpture, Ceramics, Painting and Photography studios.
2010 Teaching Assistant to Professor William Niebauer for 3D Design, Sculpture I, and II.

Related Achievements/Experience

2009-10 Personal Art Lessons and Tutoring
Private and group lessons with home schooled children.
  Essex and Fallston, MD

2007 Summer Apprenticeship with Bronze Sculptor- Barry Woods Johnston.
Lived and worked in his Historic Dickeyville Studio, MD

2007 CCBC Art Club President
CCBC, Essex, MD

2006-08             Lab-Tech Work-study for the Wet Photography labs, Painting, Drawing,
Ceramics and Sculpture Open Studios. Duties include: Mixing Photo chemicals,
Mixing clay, Kiln Firing, Preparing stations and Display proper clean and close.
Proper use and upkeep of labs, tools, and materials. Help students with resolving
issues in art assignments.

Grants & Awards

2008-10 Transfer Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Received a Total award package of $21,000 for each year attended.
(Portfolio/merit based)

2008 Three Arts Award
Awarded each year to one exceptional student. CCBC- Essex, MD

2005 Fall Student Scholarship Award, Sinclair Community College.
Received after Pastel Drawing entry: “Late Worn Soul” chosen for award and to hang in gallery case for winter semester. Dayton, OH

2005 Fairborn Art Association’s Distinguished Student Scholarship Award, Fairborn Art Association, Fairborn, OH

Related Professional Experience

2010 Juror
Maryland Federation of Women's Clubs Convention Art Exhibition.
Linthicum, MD

2007-2010 Assistant to sculptor William Jude Niebauer,
Assisted in fabrication, transportation, installation/de-installation and maintenance of two public sculptures for the Baltimore Sculpture Project Baltimore, MD

Related Academic Activities

2010 Guest speaker for a Transfer Portfolio Development class:
Spoke on the importance of portfolio in relation to scholarships and funding.
Community College of Baltimore County Essex

Technical Skills

Welding – MIG
Ceramics – hand building and wheel throwing, and electric kiln operation/maintenance
Photography – Digital SLR, Film SLR, Studio Lighting
Computer Literate (multi platform – Mac and PC), Photoshop Literate
3D Modeling with Maxon Cinema 4D software
Computer Illustration using ArtRage and tablet related software

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