CV / Resumé


2020 [COVID-19] 🙁   

2019   “To The Moon and Back”                           Phipps, Hudson, WI


2019   “Delaying Entropy” FUSE, Minneapolis, MN (solo)

2018   “Fractured Reality” Phipps Gallery One, Hudson, WI (solo) 

2017    “Snow Show” Douglas Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2017    Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN

2017    “Healing Art” Hudson Hospital Gallery, Hudson, WI

2017    “More or Less Paint” 410 Project, Mankato, MN

2017    “Making Past Modern” Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN (solo)

2016    “Made Here” Mall of America, Bloomington, MN

2016    “MCAD IX” Barnes & Thornberg, Minneapolis, MN

2016    “MCAD 9” Phoenix on the River, Minneapolis, MN

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

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

2015    “Minnesotan Moments” MN State Capitol, Minneapolis, MN (invited)

2015   “MCAD 8” Barnes & Thornberg, Minneapolis, MN (juried)

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 on Excelsior, St. Louis Park, MN (juried)

2012    “Perception Shift” Stockton College, Galloway, NJ (invited)

2011     “Translations” Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN

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

2010     “Summer Invitational” Gallery 13, Minneapolis, MN

2010      “Spring Commencement Exhibition” MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

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

2010      “Made at MCAD” MCAD Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (juried)

2009     “iTaly, Web, iPod” Phoenix on the River, Minneapolis, MN

2009      “Local Artists” Rosenthal Furniture Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009      “Steel Works” Fallout Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2008      “Local Artists” Rosenthals, Minneapolis, MN


Honors | Awards

 2020             Artist Initiative Grant MN State Arts Board

 2018             Artist Initiative Grant MN State Arts Board

2017             MN State Fair: Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts

2017             MN State Fair: Minnesota Artist Association Award

2016             Artist Initiative Grant MN State Arts Board

2009            MCAD Drawing Merit Scholarship

2008            MCAD Painting Merit Scholarship

2006            BFA Friends of MCAD Merit Scholarship


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

2009    Accademia di Bella Arti, Florence, Italy (MCAD Study Abroad Honors Program)

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

Professional Experience

2014 – Current   Board Member, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley, MN

2010 – Current   Professional, Fine Art Painter, Minneapolis, MN

Charitable Auctions

2016     MCAD Annual Auction, Christies, Minneapolis, MN

2015     MCAD Annual Auction, Christies, Minneapolis, MN

2012     Perpich Center For Arts Education, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Select Press

2017     January 11, Star Tribune, “Saving Café Culture”, by Kevyn Burger

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

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”

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   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 Sullivan

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