21 & 22 April 2018

Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Kunstnernes Hus
The National Museum of Art, Archtecture and Design
Norsk Billedhoggerforening (NBF)
Norske Kunsthåndverkere Oslo og Akershus (NKOA)
Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
Norske tekstilkuntnere/SOFT
Tegnerforbundet (TF)
Young Artists Society (UKS)

Norwegian Crafts

Supported by
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Arts Council Norway
City of Oslo, Agency for Cultural Affairs
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Midtskau, Matthew Quentin

Sculpture, weaving, installation.

I work primarily with sculpture, installasjon and Polynesian weaving. My practice is driven by investigations into sustainability, pre-industrial crafts, spatial awareness and formalistic approaches towards primitivism.

Member of NBF, NBK

Matthew Quentin Midtskau. Hanging Out To Dry, 2016/17. Woven mats, blueberry dye, dyed wool trim. 275x155x80cm
Matthew Quentin Midtskau. When The Lights Went Out, 2016. Fire making sculpture. Wood, twine, paint. 190x110x40cm.
Matthew Quentin Midtskau. Post Colonial Identity Crisis, 2017. Woven pandanus leaves, natural dye, coconut husk. 120x60x40cm
Matthew Quentin Midtskau. Let's Eat Out, 2016. Animal trap sculpture, plexiglass, wood, paint, metal rods, string. Reclaimed materials. 215x100x 110cm

Planned projects and exhibitions

Fall 2018 – Exhibition at Norwegian Sculptors Association.



2016, MA, Master Degree, KHiO

2014, BA, Bachelor Degree, KHiO

Upcoming Exhibitions

October 2018, Norsk Billedhogger Foreningen, Oslo, Norway

Previous Exhibitions

June 2017, Group exhibition, FSC, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 2017, Book Publication (Vincent Killing God), Amazon.com

October 2016, Solo Exhibition, Future Suburban Contemporary (FSC), Copenhagen, Denmark.

September 2016, Artist Lecture, 2016 Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo

2016, MFA Graduation Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo, Norway

2015, Nasjonal Skulptur Bienalle 2015, Vigelands Museum

2015, Under Brua Kunst og Musikk Festival, Hamar, Norway

2015, Loading 33% – KHiO mid-term Master 1 show

2014, Renault Commission – Public Art Sculpture, Oslo Central Station

2014, Bachelor Exhibition – KHiO

2014, Put Your Ear to the Ground #1 – Solo exhibition Galleri Seilduken

2013, Material & Making – Group exhibition Søylegalleriet KHiO

2012, Elva Langs Kulturnatt, 2012, Oslo

2012, Corpus & Making – Group exhibition Galleri Seilduken

2012, Elva Langs Kunst og Kulturnatt – KHiO

2011, Hot or Not – Group Exhibition Søylegalleriet KHiO

2010, QBA Cafe Commission – Mural

2009, Misadventures OCF – Galleri View, Oslo

2009, Book Publication RoQu – Solo launch, Galleri View, Oslo

2006 – 2009, Singer, Billy Diesel Band

2006, Graduation Exhibition – Oslo FotoKunst Skole, City Hall Oslo

2005, LangKaia Group Show – Oslo FotoKunst Skole, Oslo

2004, Group Show – South China University, Guangjou, China

Open on: Saturday


Gøteborggata 27B, 0566 Oslo
Dælenga (Bus) Birkelunden (Tram)