SHOW POSTPONED, ARTIST MATTHEW GALLAGHER GRAPPLES WITH THE IMPACT OF COVID – 19

As local art galleries began shutting their doors due to the pandemic, planned exhibitions slowly started to be cancelled or postponed for the foreseeable future. Working artists, whose entire livelihood could be tied to one significant show, watched aghast and with little recourse as Ohio’s stay-at-home orders were extended. As the summer issue of CAN went to press, the summer […]

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Matthew Gallagher’s Research and Development

HEDGE Gallery presents multidisciplinary artist Matthew Gallagher, returning this spring with a new body of work reflecting on the beauty of what he experiences through nature. Gallagher’s encaustic and sculpted pieces capture the awe-inspiring emotions evoked by animal and plant life, honoring their complexities with each nuance and detail he creates. Gallagher works in paint, resin, inks and encaustic wax, […]

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A Short History of Time: Matthew Gallagher at HEDGE

“This is a sculpture show,” Matthew Gallagher says of his mini-retrospective exhibit at Hedge Gallery. “Everything is sculpture. There’s no such thing as the second dimension.” He insists on this point (which is perhaps debatable – literally a matter of perspective) because much of what he does as an artist ends up hanging on a wall, yet is more akin […]

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Matthew Gallagher Solo Exhibition

This May at HEDGE Gallery, Matthew Gallagher will debut his most recent body of works exploring physics, materiality and generative processes through visual and sonic arts. Unseen physical forces drive the exploration of Gallagher’s processes, as he presents a diverse portfolio of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculpture. Paint and ink are fundamental tools for mapping his self-expression but—acting as a […]

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