Matt Sellars, Supra tidal, 2011. Detail of Untitled (clouds), carved poplar, stain, aluminum rods, and wood pedestal.

Matt Sellars


Platform Gallery

Seattle-based Matt Sellars is known in the Northwest for meticulously carved minimal forms that suggest structures no longer in their prime. A native of Spokane, Washington, whose motto “Near nature. Near perfect” reveals community ideals firmly rooted in the natural world, Sellars has poetically connected images of the rural landscape (catawampus barns and swaying sheds) to concepts of transformation, memory, and loss of resources. Now, with Supra tidal, he takes to the sea..…see the entire review in the print version of May’s Sculpture magazine.