Born in 1982 London. Lives and works in London


2000 – 2004 
Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts of London, BA (Hons) Painting (1st)



Back into the body, CHOI&LAGER Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

Emotional Manipulation, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Cosmic Flesh, Union Gallery, London
Other Worlds - Wounded Healer, Performance, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Denmark
Unconditional Love, The Hole, New York
Muse Control, Performance, The Hole, New York
Love Focused Like a Laser (performance), Art Miami Basel, Miami
Ecstasy, Subliminal Projects, Los Angeles
The Body As Lightning Conductor, The Hole at Villa Vecchia, Miami Art Basel, Miami
Love Focused Like a Laser, The Hole, New York

Everything is Possible, Choi & Lager, Cologne, Germany

Unconditional Commitment to Sacred Love, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Everything is Possible, Union Gallery, London

Sculpture Installation, Mondrian Hotel, Miami Art Basel, Miami

Optimism as Cultural Rebellion, The Hole, New York

Forever Rules, Union Gallery, London

Rules Forever, Union Gallery, London

Anatomy of Immaterial Worlds, ICA, London

Body Language, V1 Gallery, Denmark

Interconnected Echoes, Galerie Paul Freches, Paris

The Co-Existence of Uncompromised Visions, Boyschool, London



Tower, Ibid. London, London
Not a Photo, The Hole, New York
Post-Analog Painting, The Hole, New York
Storage Wars, Eric Firestone Gallery, Hamptons, USA
Group Show - Jack, Neil, Shane, Gareth and Matthew, Choi & Lager, Cologne
Art Cologne curated video programme, Art Cologne, Germany
GamingGaming, New Shelter Plan, Denmark
Hindsight, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Amor Fati, Pioneer Works, Red Hook, Brooklyn
Body and History, Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
New Age of Aquarius, Duve, Berlin

Fresh Basel, The Hole at Villa Vecchia, Miami Art Basel, Miami

V1 X - Tonight we won’t be bored, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, RH Gallery, New York 

Marrakech Bienalle, Marrakech, Morocco 

Watch your step, The Flag Art Foundation, New York
Portrait of a generation, The Hole, New York

CTRL Group two, Brian Miller Gallery, Texas 

Photography is, Higher Pictures, New York

Anatomy of Immaterial Worlds, Performa 11, New York

True Love, The National Museum of Photography, The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark

Status, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Independent Rites, V1 Gallery, Denmark

What’s Next, FOAM Museum, Amsterdam

Volcano Extravaganza, Fiorucci Foundation, Stromboli, Italy

Orientale, 53rd Venice Bienalle, Venice
Open studio, Viafarini, Milan

Recessional Aesthetics, James Taylor Project, London

By night, Trädgården, Stockholm

24 Month Meditation, The Island, Italy

Hard Future, Brighton Festival, Brighton

OneShot, Allmänna Gallery, Stockholm

Triumph of the Will, The Centre of the Universe, London

SHOWstudio, Somerset House, London

Free Art Fair, The Barbican Centre, London 

SU:MBISORI, Jeju Museum of Art, Korea

Conflict, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art,Gateshead

Starmaker, E:vent Gallery, London


Nought to Sixty, ICA, London

SEEN… S.C.U.M. & Matthew Stone, Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery, London

GSK Contemporary, Royal Academy, London

The Destruction of Atlantis, Union, London

OPTIMISM: The Art of Our Time, co-curated by Matthew Stone, Hannah Barry
 Gallery, London
And As They Reached For God With their Fingertips, Their Toes Wrote Stories In The Sand, Assab One, Milan
Bold Tendencies II, Hannah Barry Gallery, London

Bad Year Blimp, Alma Enterprises, London

GOTHIC, Fieldgate Gallery, London

EYESORE, V1 Gallery, Denmark

!WOWOW! and Plastique Fantastique, Tate Britain, London

Gravity’s Rainbow, Peres Projects, Athens

Nocturnal, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

DAZED & CONFUSED vs ANDY WARHOL, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead

Feral Kingdom, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

Ruhe Bewahren, Arthouse Tacheles, Berlin

Multiple Discipline, Union Gallery, London

The Event, International Project Space, Birmingham

Ten Rooms and a Sculpture Garden, Lyndhurst Way, London

Fantasy Stories, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London

Rising Tendencies Toward the United States of Mind, !WOWOW! Roaming Space, London

Optimism as Cultural Rebellion, !WOWOW! Roaming Space (Area 10), London

Spectacular Spectacular!, !WOWOW! Roaming Space, London

*RT SH*M*N (performance supporting Lali Chetwynd), ICA, London


The Body as Lightning Conductor, Performance presented with MikeQ at The Hole curated space in Miami as part of Miami Art Basel.

After being nominated by Marina Abramovic, artist residency programme Viafarini in Milan completed.

Dazed&Confused magazine commission Matthew Stone to photograph and collaborate with Riccardo Tisci on the cover of the 20th anniversary issue. The cover is accompanied by a 18 page editorial. 


Interconnected Echoes - The Salon, The Great British Art Debat,  at Tate Britain.

The Centre of the Universe, artist-led/non-profit, nomadic art-space initiated by Stone (ongoing project)

CTRL.ALT.SHIFT, Artist Mentor to Newcastle students working at the Baltic for a project in partnership with Ctrl.Alt.Shift, a new experimental youth initiative that aims to engage people in global issues, using art as a catalyst for change.

Manifesto Marathon, Serpentine Interconnected Echoes – The Salon, weekly meeting and discussion forum at the Hospital Club, London

Interconnected Echoes functions as a basis for a series of interviews, in which Stone asks people he admires big questions. As the interviews progress everybody questioned adds a question. These questions in turn become the basis for future interviews. Each question links back to the answers of the person who asked it.
Optimism As Cultural Rebellion provides ongoing documentation of Stone’spractice. 

InfinityTimesInfinity is a snapshot diary of Stone’s life.


The Body Beyond, published by Junsuke Yamasaki. Limited edition of 1000.

Optimism as Cultural Rebellion (Show catalogue) published by Holey Books. (Ltd edition produced with printed hardback wooden cover)

100, Edited by Francesca Gavin, Laurence King Publishing.
Manifesto Marathon, The Serpentine. Hans-Ulrich Obrist

Interconnected Echoes, Post-IT, Published by Paul Freches Gallery. - Includes interview by Hans-Ulrich Obrist.
Nought to Sixty, ICA Press, Edited by Mark Sladen

Optimism, Hannah Barry Press, London - Foreword written by Matthew Stone