Tyler Matheson is a queer interdisciplinary research-based artist, educator, and culture worker residing in the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. Matheson received his Bachelors in Fine Art and Art History at York University and Masters in Fine Art; Studio Art from the University of Waterloo. He recently held positions at the Blackwood Gallery, The Toronto Biennial of Art, and Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood. Currently, Mathseon is a Resident Artist and Fellow at Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre, and serves on the Board of Directors at Hamilton Artists Inc. His work has been exhibited at Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga; Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury; The University of Waterloo Art Gallery; Hamilton Artists Inc.; Art Gallery of Mississauga; Art Mûr, Montreal; and the plumb, Lonsdale Gallery, Gallery TPW, Stephen Bulger Gallery, and Trinity Square Video, all Toronto. Matheson was the recipient of the Shantz International Research Scholarship and Superframe Framing Award in 2019. Matheson’s work has been published in Femme Art Review, Off Centre, Peripheral Review and dArt Magazine.
Matheson’s practice has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts funding.