Tyler Matheson is a queer interdisciplinary research-based artist, educator, and culture worker residing in the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. His practice explores personal and shared experiences of feeling queer. His practice serves as an aesthetic and material investigation of the performativity of otherness, identity and visibility. 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. Currently, Mathseon is a Resident Artist and Fellow at Mississauga’s Living Arts Centre, serves on the Board of Directors at Hamilton Artists Inc., and is an Art Instructor with Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood. His work has been exhibited at Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury; The University of Waterloo Art Gallery; Above the Belt, Below the Bush with Minor Hockey Curatorial Collective, North Bay; Hamilton Artists Inc., Art Gallery of Mississauga; Art Mûr, Montreal; and the plumb, Lonsdale Gallery, Gallery TPW, and Stephen Bulger Gallery, all Toronto.
Matheson’s practice has been supported by Ontario Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts.