Matt Mignanelli

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Matt Mignanelli
Born 1983
Rhode Island
Nationality  United States
Education RISD
Known for Painting

Matt Mignanelli (born June 16, 1983 in Providence, RI) is an American artist based in New York City best known for his abstract hard-edge paintings.


In 2005 Mignanelli graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design.


Mignanelli's paintings explore the relationship between structure and nature, which is relayed through his use of gradating light and structural elements to create enigmatic environments. He draws inspiration from energy, pattern, light, and the industrial landscape.

Mignanelli's paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and internationally at Art Copenhagen with Marianne Friis Gallery, Richard Heller Gallery in Los Angeles, Goss-Michael Foundation in Dallas, Bleecker Street Arts Club in New York, Dubner Moderne in Lausanne, Artpark Warsaw, Guererro Gallery in San Francisco, Spinello Projects, Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York, and Recoat Gallery in Glasgow.

He is represented by Marianne Friis Gallery, Copenhagen.

His work has been featured and reviewed in GalleristNY, Vice, POST NEW, Complex, SFAQ, NY Arts Magazine, The San Francisco Examiner, Dazed & Confused, and The Art Dossier. Mignanelli has lectured at Parsons The New School for Design. In 2011 he was awarded an artist's grant and attended the Vermont Studio Center as an artist-in-residence.

He worked on and can be seen painting in the Björk video "Declare Independence", directed by Michel Gondry. Mignanelli has also completed artist series' with Stussy, and Coach.

Matt Mignanelli is featured in the 2013 season of VICE Art Talk.

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