Biography

Mathew Tucker - Biography

 

Mathew was born in Hertfordshire, outside London, he was brought up and educated in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain, St. Lucia and England with his family following his father’s career in telecommunications.

 

He studied Art and Design at West Surrey College of Art and later at LCP (London Institute). Mathew lived and worked in London for 10 years before moving to Ireland in 2006 to study for a BA (Honours) degree in Fine Art at Sligo Institute of Technology.  In 2014 he moved to New York City to study an MFA at Hunter College specialising in painting, graduating in May 2016.

 

Mathew’s paintings have been shown at numerous galleries, art spaces and exhibitions and published in a number of international art magazines and online publications.  His work is in public and private collections in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, the USA and more. After a long spell living and working from his studio in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Mathew has recently moved up to Wilton, Connecticut where he continues his practice.