It is difficult to define someone with a single image. These six painted panels represent six decades of my mother’s life. My hope is these snapshots and glimpses show the multifaceted life of the sitter. (Due to the nature of the project, the final panel was the only image painted from a sitting).
Bachelor of Arts – Honours Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
AOCAD Honours: Drawing and Painting Program, OCAD, Toronto, Ontario.
Architecture / Art History: Carleton University, Ottawa Ontario.
Making the Most of Snap Decisions AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
(almost) everything, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
Keeping a Distance, Kabat Wrobel Gallery, Toronto, Ontario.
BP Portrait Exhibition, London, UK.
Aqua Art Fair, Maimi Beach, Florida, USA.
NEXT art fair Chicago, USA.
In 2001 Matthew was nominated for a Primetime Emmy and in 2006 he was nominated for an Oscar for his digital matte painting work in film.
(film credit highlights)
2006 to present
(Toronto, Canada): Three Musketeers, Tron Legacy, Scott Pilgrim
(London, UK): Superman Returns, The Wild, Valiant
(Toronto, Canada): Film and Television
REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS:
Carte Blanche Vol. 2: Painting, Magenta Publishing for the Arts, Toronto, Ontario