Born 1979 in Ferndale/USA
Matthew Gottschalk studied art at the University of California in Davis (BA 2008).
He has worked as an art instructor to developmentally disabled adults in Grass Valley since 1999.
Recently, Gottschalk showed his works in the solo exhibitions »...and architecture became everything« at Silverland Gallery, St. Mary’s Art Center, Virginia City, NV and »Please, Please 20,000 Leagues« at Basement Gallery, University of California, Davis (both in 2008).
Also in 2008, he took part in a performance of Rhys Chatham’s »A Crimson Grail« in New York’s Lincoln Center as a guitarist.
In 2007, he presented his short film »How Many Heroes Do We Need?« at the Nevada City Film Festival.
He has been given the Thiebaud Award for Painting of the University of California in 2007/2008 and the Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship of the Yale School of the Arts in 2007.