Howard Matthew is a multimedia artist who works with film, sculpture, photography, drawing and performance. His work has been shown internationally and has been purchased for private collections. He has worked in a broad range contexts from early years education to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. He has taught in universities as well as working widely in community and outreach programs.
Between 1997 and 2011, Matthew was based in London and worked extensively across the UK and Europe with many high profile cultural institutes including, Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and Creative Partnerships, the Labour Government’s flagship arts in education program. From 2007-2010 Matthew was also involved with artist-architectural consultation for the London 2012 Olympics.
In 2011 he relocated to Sydney, Australia to take up post as co-Artistic Director at Shopfront Youth Arts. He now works as a freelance arts educator with a number of organisations including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Living Museums and Sydney University. Since 2014 he has also maintained an artist in residence program in two south Sydney public schools.