Pioneer Driven Mad

Dana Depew and Matthew Dibble Pair Up to Look at the Past By Josh Usmani Pioneer Driven Mad runs through May 22, with a closing reception 6 to 10 p.m. both exhibitions and events are free and open to the public bruno casiano gallery, 5304 detroit Ave., 216-346-6562, If you're making the monthly foray over to Third Fridays at 78th Street Studios, be sure to wander over to Bruno Casiano in Gordon Square as well. From 6 to 10 p.m., the gallery will be hosting a reception for new work from four local artists: Dana Depew and Matthew Dibble, as... [more]
Posted by Matthew Dibble on 3/18/15

Matthew Dibble Painting Exhibition

Solo Exhibition by Matthew Dibble "Never Counted, Never Named" 43.5" x 38" oil on canvas March 7th through March 29th The process that we go through in the selection of artists to be represented by the gallery is often one that comes from the heart. Likewise, it is one that takes into consideration how we project our market will respond to the artists' work. We often are willing to take risks when we feel so strongly about a particular artist. Our show this month is one that we feel is unique,... [more]
Posted by Matthew Dibble on 3/5/14

Northeast Ohio artists shine in the 77th Midyear exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art [more]
Posted by Matthew Dibble on 7/27/13

A Visual Conversation: The Paintings of Matthew Dibble

A Visual Conversation: The Paintings of Matthew Dibble By Katherine Aimone Too much thinking can be an obstacle for me when painting; the ‘judge’ always seems to get in the way. My connection can only be found in the moment, and I often come back to a sense of my feet on the floor while painting. During these moments some real work is possible…. As artists, we do much better trying to keep things simple. We do better to compare ourselves solely to ourselves. Self-inventory is useful, while self-condemnation is not. Without calling our who... [more]
Posted by Matthew Dibble on 2/23/13

Our Harsh Reality

Matt Dibble's paintings share the gritty thrill of local life by Douglas Max Utter  Matt Dibble's abstract painting "Lake Erie Shoreline" feels like a long minute lived somewhere along Ohio's north coast. The small work mixes brutal masses of bluish black with streaks and splashes of white, as if the painter had ripped a cold chunk out of a March day. It's a painting that remembers intimate, difficult things — the way an early morning fits roughly over the night before, and how easily the wind unravels the sunshine. At least that's the way Cleveland often feels during... [more]
Posted by Matthew Dibble on 4/20/11