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Matthew Monteith

Matthew Monteith
Chair, Professor
Kennedy 618

Matthew Monteith studied at the International Center of Photography before earning an MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2004. He was a Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic from 2001-2002 and the resulting work was published as Czech Eden by Aperture in 2007. He was a resident at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation in New York City in 2004-05 and received the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize in Photography from the American Academy in Rome in 2008. He is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner Fellowship in 2015-16. His editorial work has appeared in many magazines, including GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Interview, W, and Dwell. His work has been exhibited in solo exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Kyoto, Paris, Arles, and Cherbourg and elsewhere. He is a full time Professor of Photography at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, where he has been teaching since 2011. He lives and works in Boston.

MFA, Photography, Yale University; General Studies, International Center of Photography, NY
Industry Experience: 

Selected Clients

  • Microsoft
  • Apple 
  • Kiehl’s
  • Dwell
  • GQ
  • Aperture
  • Gourmet
  • The New York Time Magazine
  • W
  • Fortune
  • New York Magazine
  • Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016 - The Theatre, Honest Ed’s Alley, Toronto, CA
  • 2015 - The Graduates, Aviary Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - The Explainers, Mebane Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • 2013 - Roman Forum, Singular Gallery, Pula, Croatia
  • 2011 - Old School, School of the International Center of Photography, NY, NY
  • 2011 - Mirrors, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007 - Czech Eden, Rosier Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Collections

  • Yale University Art Galleries
  • Deste Foundation
  • International Center of Photography
  • Robert and Gayle Greenhill


  • 2016 - Roman Nvmerals XXIV: Matthew Monteith, The Explainers, New York: Roman Nvmerals editions
  • 2016 - Blaue Stunde (Blue Hour): Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Matthew Monteith, Austria: Zumtobel Group, 2015-16
  • 2015 - The High Line. New York: Phaidon Press
  • 2014 - The Look: Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Matthew Monteith, Athens: Deste Foundation
  • 2013 - “The Explainers,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, December 2013
  • 2012 - Lincoln Center Inside Out: An Architectural Account Diller Scofidio + Renfro, NY: Damiani.
  • 2012 - “Guardare,” Fantom Photographic Quarterly, Issues 08-09, Autumn 2011 and Winter 2012
  • 2009 - Just Around the Corner: Capalbio Fotografia 2009. Rome: Punctum.

Awards and Honors

  • 2015 - Pollock Krasner Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY
  • 2008 - Abigail Cohen Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome (FAAR 2009)
  • 2008 - PDN Photo Annual 2008, Photo Books category
  • 2005 - Nominated for The Baum Award
  • 2001 - Fulbright Scholar


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