MATTY DAVIS is the principal performer and co-artistic director of BOOMERANG. He is also a visual artist, jewelry-maker, and athlete. Within and aside from BOOMERANG, Davis has performed at the Parrish Art Museum, the Watermill Center, Judson Church, the United Nations, the Putney School, in Performa 13, and has staged guerilla-style performances in Death Valley, rural Oklahoma, and atop deserted tractor trailers in the Great Smokey Mountains. As a visual artist, he pits the body against often radical undertakings and journeys that explore physicality and endurance, archetypes and personal history, as well as the origins of materials and mark-making. He has studied at Kenyon College, the American Dance Festival, P.A.R.T.S. in Brussels, Belgium, and is currently pursuing his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago He was recently selected as one of 80 artists from 25 different countries to work with Robert Wilson at the 2015 Watermill Center International Summer Program. More information about his work can found at www.mattywdavis.com
Matty's ArtPrize Entries
These are Matty's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.
Matty's Past Work
These are images of past work that Matty has done.