I am Matt Semke, a real living artist. Every day I update this website with new art. I’ve done this since 2006 and will continue to do this for the rest of my life.For purchases/commissions/exhibitions/interviews/press contact me directly at catswilleatyou@gmail.com
Press
Illustration in Smokelong Quarterly –> LINK
Interview with City Pages about Glitterball 4 –> Link PDF
TV Interview with MTN’s Access to Art about Automatic Synesthesiatic –> Link
Quoted in Art Model’s Handbook by Andrew Cahner –> Link BUY
Blurb and Photo with Citypages about Billy vs Matt –> Link PDF
Photography in Issue 274 of WIRE Magazine –> Link
Interview with The New Scheme issue 17 –> PDF
Interview with the Winonan about Heron Project –> PDF
Mention in Winona Daily News –> Link PDF
Quoted in Winona Daily News –> Link PDF 

Exhibitions
09.06.15 (solo-live performance) please feed (or starve) the artist STUDIO:HERE @  Fine Arts Building – Minneapolis, MN
08.27.15-09.07.15 (group) Minnesota State Fair @  Fine Arts Building – Minneapolis, MN
01.24.15 (group) Savannah GIF Festival @  Jepson Center – Savannah, GA
11.07.14 (group) Vesper Atelier Ribbon Cutting  @  Vesper Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
03.23.13 (group) Modern Masculinity @ Gallery 13 – Minneapolis, MN
11.04.12 (group) Luciferous @ Vesper Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
07.20.12 (group) @ Vesper Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
03.02.12 (group) Figure Drawings @ Cult Status Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
12.02.11 (group) Holiday Sale @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
07.30.11-07.31.11 (duet within a group) • Billy vs Matt 13: Two Box Battle @ Steven’s Square Red Hot Art Festival – Minneapolis, MN
06.03.11-06.30.11 (solo) Untitled Drawings @ J & S Bean Factory Gallery – St. Paul, MN
04.08.11 (group) Glitterball 4 @ Grainbelt Bottling Building – Minneapolis, MN
12.03.10 (group) The Ritual of Material Form @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
11.19.10 (solo) ALL OF IT @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
05.24.10 (trio) Sound and Vision @ Mississippi Gypsy Gallery and Studios – Winona, MN
05.07.10 (group) All Student Show @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
01.16.10-02.07.10 (group) Art Shanty Projects @ Medicine Lake – Plymouth, MN
03.10.10 (group) Harvesting Orenda @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
01.31.10-03.20.10 (solo) Everyone is Still Naked @ Ed’s No Name Bar – Winona, MN
12.04.09 (group) Vacillations: All Student Show @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
10.01.09-11.01.99 (solo) Leftovers @ J & S Bean Factory Gallery – St. Paul, MN
10.09.09 (group) Chiasma: Exhibition & Presentations @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
07.15.09-09.15.09 (solo) • Leftovers @ Espresso Royale Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
08.15.09-09.15.09 (solo) • Invisibles @ Butters Bakery Cafe Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
06.06.09-06.07.09 (duet within a group) • Billy vs Matt 12: Portrait War @ Steven’s Square Red Hot Art Festival – Minneapolis, MN
05.15.09 (group) • 17 Gallons @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
03.13.09 (group) • 3 Ounce Cupped Pu @ Vesper College – Minneapolis, MN
02.05.09-04.01.09 (solo) • Invisibles @ Uptown Luce Gallery – Minneapolis
01.03.09 – (duet) • Billy vs Matt 11:Sledding Art Battle @ Suicide Hill Kenwood Park – Minneapolis, MN
10.18.08 (duet) • Billy vs Matt 10: Poles and Axes @ Steven’s Square Fall Harvest Fest – Minneapolis, MN
10.01.08-10.31.08 (solo) • Invisibility @ Dunn Gallery 821 W Lake – Minneapolis, MN
09.01.08-09.30.08 (solo) • Invisibility @ Dunn Brothers 1506 W Lake – Minneapolis, MN
07.03.08-08.01.08 (solo) • Invisibility @ Ed’s No Name Bar – Winona, MN
06.06.08-06.08.08 (duet within a group) • Billy vs Matt 9: Painting with Ten Foot Poles @ C4IA – Minneapolis, MN
05.31.08-06.01.08 (duet with a group) • Billy vs Matt 8: Dinosaurs vs Cavemen @ Steven’s Square Red Hot Art Festival – Minneapolis, MN
03.28.08-03.30.08 (group) • Out Like A Lion @ Argente Photography – Minneapolis, MN
01.01.08-01.31.08 (solo) • Hardily Working Hard @ Uptown Luce Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
11.20.07 (solo) • Materilized Masterpieces @ Sebastian Joe’s – Minneapolis, MN
11.04.07-11.30.07 (solo) • Hardily Working Hard @ Acoustic Cafe – Winona, MN
09.26.07-10.17.07 (group) • Drawing from Our Past @ Winona State University – Winona MN
09.01.07 (group) • Billy & the Old Man Design Grand Opening @ 4338 Shady Oak Rd. – Minnetonka, MN
08.03.07-08.05.07 (solo) •Art Fair Weekend @ Argente Photographie – Minneapolis, MN
07.29.07 (group) • Relentless Gallery: a guerilla art and music party @ 2718 Garflied Ave S. – Minneapolis, MN
05.11.07-05.13.07 (duet within a group) • Billy vs Matt VII: Monsters Fighting to the Death / Labor Room @ C4IA – Minneapolis, MN
04.26.07-05.16.07 (duet collaborated with musicians) • Dining with Dvorak / Billy vs Matt Round 6 @ Blue Heron Coffeehouse – Winona, MN
04.22.07 (group) • Blue Heron Project @ Winona State University – Winona, MN
04.21.07-06.20.07 (solo) • April-June 2007 Everyone is Naked @ Ed’s – Winona, MN
03.01.07-03.31.07 (solo) • The Blockheads an art mystery @ The Acoustic Cafe – Winona, MN
02.02.07-03.10.07 (duet) • Billy vs Matt Round 5 @ Munkabeans – Hopkins, MN
10.05.06 (solo) • The Pinko Invasion (Endeavorist Art Event) – Winona, MN
03.25.06-05.31.06 (solo) • Naked People and Old Paintings @ The Gathering Place – Fountain City, MN
09.27.06-10.18.06 (group) • Alumni Showcase @ Winona State University – Winona, MN
09.10.06 (solo) • The Frogmen Footrace @ Winona, MN
09.08.06-09.10.06 (duet within a group) • Labor Room @ C4IA – Minneapolis, MN
06.28.06-08.06.06 (group) • Summer on the River @ Winona Arts Center – Winona, MN
04.22.06-04.29.06 (duet) • Din Din For Two, Billy vs Matt Round 3 @ UW-Green Bay Gallery 417 – Green Bay, WI
06.04.05 (group) • Rip & Tear: Experimental Drawing Exhibition @ One Half Gallery – St. Louis Park, MN
04.25.05-04.30.05 (duet) • Semke vs Hessian Round 2 @ UW-Green Bay Gallery 417 – Green Bay, WI
10.09.04-10.10.04 (group) • Winona Arts Festival @ The Blackhorse Inn – Winona, MN
04.21.04-04.30.04 (group) • Zip Disco: Senior Art Show @ Winona State University – Winona, MN
04.19.04-04.30.04 (duet) • Billy vs Matt @ Winona State University – Winona, MN