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2010            BFA in Painting & Drawing, Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), Minneapolis, MN

2009            Academia de Bella Arte, Florence, Italy

2002            Perpich Center for the Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

Select Exhibitions

2016        “AVIV Pop Up Party” Kieran’s Pub, Minneapolis, MN

2016        “MadeHere” Mall of America, Bloomington, MN

2016        “MCAD @ Phoenix”  Phoenix on the River, Minneapolis, MN

2016        “MCAD IX” Barnes & Thornberg, St. Paul, MN

2015        “Detectives & Dames” (solo), Park Square Theater, St. Paul, MN

2015        “Fracturing Space/Time” (solo), Ditch Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2015        “Minnesotan Moments” MN State Capitol, St. Paul, MN

2015        “MCAD @ Fuse” Fuse, Minneapolis, MN

2015        “MCAD VIII” Barnes & Thornburg, Minneapolis, MN

2014        “After Hours: Shift B” MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2014       “Perpich Alumni Show” Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2013        “MCAD at Eclipse” Eclipse, St. Louis Park, MN

2012        “Perception Shift” Stockton College, Galloway, NJ

2011        “Translations” Gallery13, Minneapolis, MN

2011        “Online (Dis)Connect” Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis, MN

2010        “Summer Invitational” Gallery13, Minneapolis, MN

2010        “Spring Commencement Exhibition” MCAD Gallery Minneapolis, MN

2010        “Made at MCAD” BI Worldwide Gallery, Edina, MN

2010        Made at MCAD” MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009        “iTaly, Web, iPod” (solo), Phoenix, Minneapolis, MN

2009        “Local Artists” Rosenthal, Minneapolis, MN

2009        “Steel Works” Fallout Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2008        “Local Artists” Rosenthal, Minneapolis, MN

Honors | Awards

2016                Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant

2009                MCAD Drawing Merit Scholarship

2008                MCAD Painting Merit Scholarship

2006 - 2010     Dean’s List
2006                BFA Friends of MCAD Scholarship

Auctions | Artwork Donations

2016        MCAD Annual Auction, Christies, Minneapolis, MN, Sold: “Conjunction of Ganymede” 46x53”, 2016, Oil on Canvas

2015        MCAD Annual Auction, Christies, Minneapolis, MN, Sold: “St. Paul’s Landmark Center” 56x56”, 2014, Oil on Canvas

2012        Perpich Center for Arts Education Auction, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN “Pome de Mitosi” 43”x 63”, 2012, Oil on Canvas

Select Press

2016        August, MplsArt, “Interview: Mat Ollig”, by Juleana Enright

2016        May, Art Force, “Artist of the Month Mat Ollig”, by Alexandra Jagodzinski

2016        April, Sun Press & News, “OMNI Brewing unveils a celebration of art & beer”, by Staff Writer

2015        November 2, Herald Journal, “Winsted Native’s New Artwork on Display in Minneapolis Gallery” by Starrla Cray

2015        January 5, The Local Experiment, “Episode #56: Mat Ollig” by Chelsee Jean

2014        January 9, Curious North Podcast, “Mat Ollig” by Haley Anderson

2014        August, MCAD 2015/2016 Viewbook, “Mat Ollig ’10” Pages 76-79, by Christina Chen

2014         January 8, Curious North Blog, “Hot Art,” by Haley Anderson

2012        October 29, Herald Journal, “Winsted native takes art to new levels”, by Starlla Cray

2012        May, 1, Lodging Magazine, “Stories to Tell” by Megan Sulliva

2012        August 6, Star Tribune, “Hyatt Regency Face-Lift Goes Local”  by John Ewoldt

2012        June 23, Star Tribune, “Hyatt Regency Redux Completed as Hotel Bookings Recover”  by Neil St. Anthony

2011        December 2, Star Tribune Blog “More on the Hyatt Regency Renovation”  by Janet Moore

Select Collections

Weisman Museum, Minneapolis, MN    

Code 42, Minneapolis, MN                      OMNI Brewing, Maple Grove, MN                        Schechter Dokken Kanter, Minneapolios, MN

Loews Hotel, Minneapolis, MN                Pheonix on the River, Minneapolis, MN             Denny Kemp, Minneapolis, MN         

Millennium Hotel, Minneapolis, MN        Bair & Filister Collection, Minneapolis, MN       Chambers Hotel, Minneapolis, MN
Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN            Citizen’s State Bank, Waverly, MN                     Sen. John Hoffman, Champlin, MN

Ogletree Deakins, Minneapolis, MN       BI Worldwide, Edina, MN                                    Rep. Yvonne Selcer, Minnetonka, MN