2009 M.F.A. in Studio Art, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
2006 B.A. in Visual Art, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.

Solo Exhibition
Matthew Wead: Shooting Targets, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI

Selected Group Exhibitions:
“Collateral Consumption”, University of Maryland, 2007
“Expansion”, Proyecto Ace, Buenos Aires, 2008
“Highlights from the David C. Driskell Center Permanent Collection”, Maryland, 2008
“MidPoint”, Stamp Gallery, Maryland 2008
“Richard Wright @ 100”, Joy Smith Gallery, Memphis, 2008
“Fresh Faces”, Caroll Arts Center, Maryland, 2009
“Fear and Doubt”, MFA’ 09 Thesis Show, University of Maryland, 2009
“Impractically Political: John Hitchcock”, Pyramid Atlantic, Maryland, 2009
“Options 2009, Connor Contemporary Art, 2009
“Common Ground: African American Art from the Muskegon Museum of Art and the Flint Institute of Arts”, 2015
“Crossing of the Fellows”, 2016
“Seduction”, Jackson Junge Gallery, 2017

Spudnik Press, 2016

Selected Public Collections:
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD
David C. Driskell Art Center, College Park, MD.
Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Flint Institute of Arts, MI