CFEVA Presents: Various Dynasties by Matthew Courtney (Exhibition)

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CFEVA Presents: Various Dynasties by Matthew Courtney (Exhibition)

May 3, 2021 - May 21, 2021


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May 3 – May 21
Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA)
237 South 18th Street, Suite 3A, Philadelphia
By appointment only please
Monday-Friday 11am-5pm

Matthew Courtney’s sculpture humorously mixes his love of sports and popular culture with a deep knowledge of the history of art and ceramics. He applies his training as an industrial designer to a playfully transgressive approach to the medium of clay. His current sculpture is heavily influenced by three artist residencies in Lanzhou China, where Matthew was invited to explore the material and visual culture of Gansu province. Learn more.

This work was completed during the artist’s CFEVA Visual Artist Fellowship, a two-year incubation program that is integral to CFEVA’s commitment to fostering artistic excellence and furthering its mission to help visual artists build sustainable careers. Artists are selected for this program annually by an independent Board of Artistic Advisors based on the merit of their artwork, demonstrated ability to reach stated goals, and a clear vision for the next level in their professional practice. Learn more about this Fellowship and other CFEVA programs at

Please contact for an appointment. Please make your appointment at least one day in advance. CFEVA asks that all visitors wear a mask and social distance from others not in your immediate party.


237 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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