Faculty Profile: Darrell Matsumoto
Director, Visual Arts Programs and Gallery
Assistant Professor of Photography
Office: Miriam Hall 107
Monday: 3 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., 2 to 4 p.m.
And by appointment
Matsumoto has served as a juror for the State of Connecticut Individual Artist Fellowship, photography category. He has also juried several photography exhibitions in Rhode Island and New York state.
Matsumoto has been invited as a Visiting Critic at several universities and colleges to review and critique student work including the Interior Design Department at Rhode Island School of Design, School of Architecture, Art & Historic Preservation at Roger Williams University, and the Art Department at the University of Rhode Island.
Matsumoto has been the recipient of an En Foco New Works Photography Award, a Diverse Forms Artist Project Grant, and a Light Work Photographers Grant. He has also received national and regional awards for his photographic work.
Two Person Exhibitions:
Silver Eye Center for Photography, Member Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003
Photographic Resource Center, Klebenov Gallery, Boston, MA, 1998
Amsterdam Galerie, Newport, RI, 1995
Prototypes and Queries, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY, 1990
Society for Contemporary Photography, SCP Gallery, Kansas City, MO, 1988
Temple Habonim Gallery, Barrington, RI, 1987
Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1986
Photographic work and writing in selected publications:
“New Delta Review”, Winter 2006, Vol. 23, No.1, cover and portfolio (from Florida Suite), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
3rd Photography and Digital Image Biennial”, catalogue, pg. 9, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC, 2003
“What is Art?”, Le Millennium, No. 26, 1999, Japan
“Portraiture”, pg. 5, Quix Arts Magazine, Vol.7, No.2, Fall/Winter
“Contemporary Art in Rhode Island,” Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, exhibition catalogue, 1994
“Photography Now,” juried publication, Center Quarterly #54, Vol 14, no. 2, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, 1993
Between The Sacred and Profane: Somewhere on the Beach of Life, text and photographs by Darrell Matsumoto, offset book, 1992
"Rhode Island Photography: Three Decades of Tradition and Innovation," Newport Art Museum, exhibition catalogue, 1992
CONTACT SHEET #71, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 1991
"Munson-Williams-Proctor, Photography Annual," catalogue, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum, Utica, NY, 1990
"Prototypes and Queries," catalogue, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY, 1990
Published article, Photographic INsight, "Providence: A Tradition and Photo Mecca," Journal l, Number 2-3, Winter/Spring, l988, pp. 44-45
"Alternatives '88" Video catalogue of exhibition, Athens, Ohio, l988
“The Constructed Photograph" exhibition catalogue, Hera Gallery, 1986, Wakefield, RI
"Current Works 1985", exhibition catalogue, Shawnee Mission, KS 1985
"Alternatives '86" exhibition catalogue, Athens, OH 1986
"Alternatives '85" exhibition catalogue, Athens, OH 1985
"Portfolio 1981" Photographic portfolio, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
"Views" May 1981, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
"Honolulu Magazine" June 1980, award, Honolulu, HI
"No'o No'o Hawaii" 1979 A Photographic Portfolio, Honolulu, HI