Mattew Comeau

Matthew Comeau is an American artist, born in 1990, originally from South Windsor, Connecticut. He first started making art at a very young age, copying and manipulating images and characters from comic books. For his Undergraduate degree, he studied for four years at the University of Connecticut. There he was able to work within an Individualized major, creating his own curriculum around drawing, printmaking and painting. Currently he is entering his second year at the New York Academy of Art, working towards an MFA in Drawing.

2008-2012 BFA, Individualized major in drawing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT2013-present (2015) MFA, Drawing, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Exhibitions and Awards
2014 Leipzig international Artist Residency, Leipzig, Germany
Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2013 Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Connecticut Printmakers Invitational, Norwalk, CT
Collaborative wall piece for Retrospective; “Gus Mazzocca: 4 Decades/4 Generations”, the Arena Gallery, Storrs, CT

2012 “Paper New England” at Theatre Works, Hartford, CT
Raw Natural Showcase at the Russian Lady, Hartford, CT
UConn Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibition, Willimantic, CT
Student’s Choice Award, University of Connecticut BFA Exhibition

2011, 2010, 2009 Liberty Bank Scholarship

2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Joseph Baum Scholarship

2011 UConn Fine Arts Scholarship Show 2011 (juried selection), Storrs, CT

2010 UConn Fine Arts Scholarship Show 2010 (juried selection), Storrs, CT
Curated and Exhibited; “Muted Gestures” Exhibition at Club Lochness, Florence, Italy
UConn Studio Arts Study Abroad, Florence, Italy

2009 UConn Fine Arts Scholarship Show (juried selection)

2008 University of Connecticut Scholastic Art Awards Scholarship
“Gold Portfolio”, CT Regional Scholastic Art Award