About


Patrick Matthews (b. Manchester UK) lives and works in Amsterdam. He is an art practitioner and educator whose interdisciplinary work includes sculpture, performance, installation and drawing. This website focuses upon Patrick's drawing based work.


Education:
1992-1993. The University of Leeds and the Henry Moore Institute. Masters Degree in Sculptural Studies.  
1987. Hochschule der Kunste Berlin (HdK). International Exchange Program.
1985-1988. Exeter Art College. Bachelor Degree in Fine Art.   

Awards and Grants:
Award. 2016. Public Art Prize. Nieuwe Dakota and the Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam.
Grant. 1994. Basisstipendium from the Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, Amsterdam.
Award. 1992. Henry Moore scholarship for a Masters Degree in Sculptural Studies.

Selected solo exhibitions include: 
Stadhuis Rotterdam; Fabbrica International Arts Festival. Dunkerque. France; Triple X Contemporary Investigating Arts Festival, Amsterdam; Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam; Instituute de Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam. 

Selected group exhibitions include:
Monitor Fest, Heraklion, Greece; Nieuwe Dakota and the Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam; International Art Exhibition, state of Sao Paulo, Brazil; Galerie FTC rue Thiers, Dunkerque. France; Touring Exhibition Vortice Argentina Bacacay 3103, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Manchester Metropolitan University, England; Multimedia Arts Gallery Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia; Battery International Arts Festival, Manchester, England. 

Selected commissions include: 
Bovenij Ziekenhuis, Amsterdam; Ruimte Bezetten, Rotterdam; Fabbrica International Arts Festival, Dunkerque, France; Triple X, Contemporary Investigating Arts Festival, Amsterdam; Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam; IDEA@mcr1, Manchester; The Meridian Crossings interdisciplinary Symposium. Plasy Monastery North West Bohemia, Czech Republic;  Manchester Festival of Art and Television.

Please contact the artist should you require a more detailed list of commission and exhibition information. pdjmatthews@gmail.com

Photograph by Marcin Robak