Lot 63 - Matt Macken - Red
Acrylic and spray paint on paper
Signed on Verso
Matt Macken’s painterly process aims to explore intimate and personal aspects of the human condition. Collecting artistic inspiration from his own memories, photographs, social media platforms, and inbox messages, Macken amalgamates snippets of everyday experiences into his subject matter. Macken works in series, creating various artworks at a time. This leads to recurring symbols, themes, and narratives in his work.
While Matt previously focused primarily on printmaking, he now focuses on painting and drawing. He has recently exhibited with Delphian Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, and Arusha Gallery. His works are owned by various collectors and collections around the world, including the Soho House permanent art collection. Matt lives and works in Leicester.
2022 Tinimini Room, Netherlands
2021 ANTIPHON, The Florence Trust/St Saviours Studios, London, UK
2020 Fall that we are wishing for is posion, StudionAme, Leicester, UK
2015 NOW HERE'S MY PLAN, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol, UK
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021 DANDELION, Delphian Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
2021 PULP, Florence Trust, London, UK
2020-21 ANTISOCIAL ISOLATION - group show curated by Delphian Gallery at the Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2020 ANCIENT DEITY, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2015 JUST A SECOND, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn NY, USA
OTHER EXHIBITIONS & RESIDENCIES
2022 Clovermill Artist Residency, Netherlands
2021 Delphian Gallery 4th Anniversary Group Show, London, UK
2021 WHELM (curator of group show) - Leicester Contemporary, Leicester, UK
2021 Art on a Postcard Summer Auction Exhibition, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK
2021 TCOA Group Show - Leicester Contemporary, Leicester, UK
2021 DIALOGS2020 CONTEMPORARY CONNECTION, La Spezia, Italy
2020 LIVE FROM THE DEEP END, (online) group exhibition, Gobstopper Gallery
2020 SPEC2, LCB Depot, Leicester, UK
2020 ROOMS, (online) group exhibition, Subsidiary Projects
Black White Gallery
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