Current Work

Current work in progress, commissions, and experiments.   Constructing a Segregated City, collage on paper, 22″ x 30″. Map of Seattle with text referencing racist language from neighborhood…

Project: So Called, So Named (Love Where You Live)

Drawing 1: “So Called – The Collective Paths of the Westminster Chapel Community” Drawing 2: “So Named – The Collective Paths of the Westminster Chapel Community” For the past year, I have…

Project : Walking the Warzone of an American city | 2016-2017

Above – ink and gouache on paper, 22″ x 28″, 2017 Walking the warzone of an American city is a project comprised of multiple walks through the city of…

Recent Walk Drawings – Movement in Kind | 2015

Recent works based on a specific routine walk.

Recent Walk Drawings – Writing in the Urban Grid | 2013-present

My current research is rooted in the everyday practice of walking, combining smartphone GPS tracking apps with traditional drawing mediums as a means of excavating how a line,…

Paintings | 2009-present

My painting process is one of possibility. They give me the space to rest from movement. Sometimes my imagery comes from my walks, and my maps. Sometimes they come from…

Unmarked Crosswalk (video) | 2011

Unmarked Crosswalk from Matthew Whitney on Vimeo. Half a block from my house is located an intersection at which two sidewalks meet.

Reflection Carriers | 2012

The Reflection Carrier is a multi-purpose device, designed to aid and amplify one’s contemplation of life and art.

The Tourist | 2011

The Tourist is a multifaceted art exploration comprised of drawings, paintings, photographs, video performances, and texts.

Clairvoyance (walking others’ words) | 2011

For this project, I did not wish to put my own words forward as an individual projection, for we are far too familiar withwalking our own words.