Matthew has carved a career as a professional artist with great success in exhibitions.
As an artist his strong technical skills are evident in his work - but are balanced with a highly developed approach to the concept and messages that is being communicated to the viewer.
A dedicated visual artist driven by a passion for understanding, capturing and expressing that which is seen and experienced, drawing on the fruits of a curious and contemplative mind.
A firm believer in the therapeutic, transformative and enriching qualities found in creating, experiencing and engaging with others through art. This belief manifests itself in the sharing of creative inspiration, ideas and artistic technique through the practice of art therapy and engagement with fellow artists and the broader community.
Awards & Qualifications Include:
2009 Diploma of Fine Arts, Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE, Hornsby
2004 Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management with Distinction, North Coast Institute of TAFE, PortMacquarie
Guest Speaker and Tutor - Primary and Secondary classes
Heritage Christian School, Port Macquarie
2010, 2011, 2012
Discover English (ESL), Melbourne
Wahroonga Public School