Working from memory and direct observation, I draw on the Interior life of everyday scenes that capture my attention.
Matthew has exhibited with the gallery since 2002 and has had a joint show and three solo shows to date:
Passing Through; 8th Nov - 1st Dec 2007
Two Legs & Four; 9 - 25th May 2013
25 Portraits and a Tortoise; 8 - 24th Sept 2016
He was born in Reading in 1969 and studied at Chelsea College of Art and Design between 1991 - 4 where he graduated with a degree in fine art. He has been selected to show at the National Portrait Gallery BP awards in 1998, 2002 & 2009. His work is in numerous private collections across the country.
David Buckman, Artists in Britain since 1945, 1998 & 2006, Vol 1, p. 102.
National Portrait Gallery, 500 Portraits - 25 Years of the BP Portrait Award 2011, p. 140 & 279 (revised edition p. 91 & 191).