Matthew Terrell

Matthew Terrell

Matthew Terrell writes, photographs, and creates videos in the fine city of Atlanta. Terrell’s work can be found regularly on Huffington Post, where he covers subjects such as the queer history of the South, drag culture, and gay mens’ health issues. He is a cofounding member of Legendary Children, Atlanta’s premier queer art collective. Legendary Children celebrates Southern drag culture through photography, performance art, video, and writing. Terrell received an Idea Capital Grant in 2014 for his project “Sweet Tea: The Story of the Queer South.” In 2014, he found a forgotten fragment of a Keith Haring mural at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta—it was his most proud achievement. Terrell received his BFA and MFA in writing from Savannah College of Art and Design, and an MA in communications from Georgia State University.

Articles (19)

Joris van de Moortel at SCAD-Atlanta

“Pink Noises,” the first U.S. solo show by Belgian artist Joris Van de Moortel, presents the artist’s rock-music-focused multimedia art in pitch-perfect fashion. The artist, who has shown in such locales as Paris, Madrid, and across Belgium, has transformed SCAD’s Gallery 1600 into a pulsing, electrifying space evocative of a rock show with custom-crafted neon … Continued

What Went Wrong with the Macon Social Practice Residency?

It should have been a dream-come-true artist residency and a template for responsible and holistic community redevelopment. But an apparent breakdown in communication and trust between the Macon Arts Alliance and artists Ed Woodham and Samantha Hill led to the artists being terminated from their contracts on July 26, just a few weeks into their … Continued