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Colin Matthes

Milwaukee, WI, United States

Colin Matthes, a visual artist and printmaker, works collectively with Justseeds and makes individual work about engineering the absurd. One of the banner images above is from Green Mini Demo Derby, a solar powered remote control car demolition derby at the 26th Annual Energy Fair in Custer, WI.

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24 Hour Zine Making

24 Hour Zine Making

July 11, 2008

I just found this in my inbox, which may be of interest. I know I have been wanting to make a zine for a while now, but haven’t made the…

BATHAS INTERNATIONALE

BATHAS INTERNATIONALE

April 28, 2009

Friend of Justseeds Brandon Bauer is a part of the project, Bathas Internationale, which now has a public access television show. BATHAS Internationale is a Milwaukee, WI based American art…

Contemporary Wisconsin Prints

Contemporary Wisconsin Prints

June 26, 2009

I will be participating in From One, Many: Contemporary Wisconsin Prints, an exhibition opening Sunday July 12, 1:30-4pm at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend, WI.

Stop The Tar Sands

Stop The Tar Sands

July 30, 2009

I recently went to see Propagandhi play in Milwaukee. At this show I first heard about the Tar Sands, a dirtier more toxic way of producing oil than usual. Some…

ZINE SOUP

ZINE SOUP

September 28, 2009

A new book about zines has been released by the folks who run TTC / Telefon Til Chefen, an art space in Copenhagen. This 200 pages book consists of material…

Drawing: Week 4

Drawing: Week 4

September 30, 2009

This one is ink on paper, about 10″ x 14″

Drawing: Week 6

Drawing: Week 6

October 14, 2009

This drawing “The Fall of Omega Burger” is of a closed burger place I walk by each day. It is drawn from memory.

In Progress

In Progress

October 20, 2009

Here are a few shots of a mural I am working on. It is on the roof of Heaven Gallery in Chicago. Last weekend there were quite a few rain…

Mural – in progress – Day 5

Mural – in progress – Day 5

October 21, 2009

Some more in progress shots of a mural on the roof of Heaven Gallery in Chicago. All of these were taken today, the morning of day 5, while Jacob Kart…

Post Tent Sale: a recent mural

Post Tent Sale: a recent mural

October 27, 2009

Here are a few images of the mural I completed on the roof/deck of Heaven Gallery in Chicago this past Friday. This image was taken from Damen Blue Line Platform.