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Matthew Richard Karl Piepenbrok

Middleton, Wisconsin, 53562


University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010, Masters of Fine Art

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2004-2009, Bachelors of Fine Art (2d and 3d)

University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, 1995-2005, Associates of Arts and Sciences

Related Work Experience:

Visiting Artist/Teaching Assistant

UW-Stevens Point, 2009

Under the supervision of Prof. Kristin Thielking

Beginning glass blowing instructor.

Wood Shop Technician

UW-Stevens Point, 2008-2009

Under the supervision of Technician Bill Mckee

General workshop maintenance and supervision of students in a safe working environment.

Teaching Assistant, Interior Architecture Furniture Design

UW-Stevens Point, 2007

Under the supervision of Associate Lecture Kevin Burnett (Interior Architecture)

Critique and General instructor

Sculpture Technician

UW-Stevens Point, 2006-2008

Under supervision of Prof. Kristin Theilking and Associate Lecture. Kevin Burnett

Fabrication/Foundry/Glass studio operations technician and supervisor

Slide Library Assistant

UW-Stevens Point, 2006

Working under the Supervision of Prof. Larry Ball

General Slide organization and cataloging

Shop Technician

UW Center-Marathon County, 2004-2006

Working under the supervision of Prof. Tom Fleming and Diana Budde

Cleaning ,organization and supervision of 3d and 2d studio spaces.

Other Employment/Research:

Public Sculpture

2009 University Wisconsin- Stevens Point

“Ascension” public sculpture project-Pineries Bank

Collaborative public sculpture w/ $10,000 Budget

Facilitated the fabrication of sculpture and pedestal logistical work.

Ensured a $30,000 endowment to the University Wisconsin Stevens Point Art Department.

Indians of Ecuador

2006 University Wisconsin- Rock County

Interacted within the culturally distinct regional peoples of Ecuador.

Anthropological research on Indigenous peoples cultures.

Adopted into the native Huaorani tribe as “Moi”

28 Days

Paris France

2005 University Wisconsin- Marathon County

Recipient of travel grant.

Interacted in the culturally diverse museums, architecture and galleries.

10 days

Back to Eden LLC/DBA The Arena

Owner Operator/ General Manager

Merrill, 1995-Now

Owned and operated by my family

Professional Affiliations:

Society of Artists for Sculpture


UW-Stevens Point, 2006

Bethel Student Art Convention

Judge, 2007, 2008

Visual Arts Classic

Judge, 2007

Anthropology Club


UW Center-Marathon County, 2005

Art Club


UW Center- Marathon County, 2005

Art Club


UW Center-Marathon County, 2004

Anthropology Club


UW Center-Marathon County, 2004


BFA Exhibition

Carlsten Gallery, UWSP,2009

National Small Prints Exhibit

Creed Repertory Theater Gallery, Creed, Co., 2009

Wisconsin Arts Board Lobby

Administration Building, Madison, Wi., 2009

Identify Yourself Group Exhibition

Carlsten Gallery, UWSP, 2008

Contemporary Glass Exhibit

Carlsten Gallery, UWSP, 2008

Juried Student Art Exhibit

Carlsten Gallery, UWSP, 2008

Juried Student Art Exhibit

Carlsten Gallery, UWSP, 2007

Mezzanine Case Exhibition

UW-Stevens Point, 2007

Back To Eden LLC

Merrill, 2006-2010

Mezzanine Case Exhibition

UW-Stevens Point, 2006

DUC-Center Case Exhibition

UW-Stevens Point, 2006

Arnsbark Gallery

2006, UW-Marathon County

Portage County Art Exhibition

Stevens Point, 2006

Marshfield Clinic

Pediatric Sedation Mural, 2005

Wisconsin Art Education Association

July 2005, Cover Artist-publication

Arnsbark Gallery

2005, UW-Marathon County

Center for the Visual Arts

Chair Charity, 2004

UWMC Student Art Expo

CVA Gallery, May 2004

Arnsbark Gallery

2004, UW-Marathon County

Honors and Awards:

William J Hanford Memorial Award

2008, UW-Stevens Point

National Anthropology Honors Society

2007, Lambda Alpha

National Scholars Honor Society

September 2007

Department Distinction Award (Art)

June 2004, UW Center-Marathon County

National Deans List

March 2005/2007

Appel Study/Travel Grant Recipient

May 2005

Festival of Arts Award

May 2005, Wausau Festival of Arts

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