Mathew was born in Hertfordshire, on the fringes of London, he was then brought up and educated in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, St. Lucia and England as his family moved around for work.
Mathew studied Art and Design at West Surrey College of Art and Design and later at London College of Printing (London Institute). He lived and worked in London for 10 years before moving to Ireland in 2006 to study for a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art at Sligo Institute of Technology. In 2014 Mathew moved to New York City to study an MFA at Hunter College specializing in painting, he graduated in May 2016.
Mathew’s paintings have been selected and shown at various galleries, art spaces and exhibitions throughout Ireland and since moving to New York in 2014 his work has been published in a number of international art magazines and online publications. His work is in the public collection of the Institute of Technology Sligo in Ireland and is in numerous private collections in Ireland, the UK, The Netherlands and the USA. Mathew continues his practice at his Red Hook studio in Brooklyn, New York where he lives and works.