Office: ECH 1202
Department of Fine Arts
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
Tel.: 519.888.4567, ext. 42298
Matthew Carver received his Masters with ‘Distinction’ from The Chelsea College of Art at the University of the Arts, London. He is the recipient of the RBC Painting Award and grants from both the Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council. He has had solo exhibitions in Berlin, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and in his home country of Canada at Museum London and various commercial galleries such as the Christopher Cutts Gallery that represents him in Toronto. He has participated in many prestigious international group exhibitions from London, to Berlin, Dubai and throughout Asia. These include the 12th Cairo Biennale in Egypt, Multi Layered Surfaces at the Prince Takamado Gallery within The Embassy of Canada and Nihonbashi Institute of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Japan, In/Out Source – Nei Xiao/Wei bao at the Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts in China, Anticipation,curated byKay Saatchi, Catriona Warren and Flora Fairbairn in London, and Museum Presents: The New Empire (curated by Victoria Lu of the Shanghai MoCA) at Scope Basel.
He has written about contemporary art in China and the Philippines and the work of artists such as the Chapman Brothers, William Kentridge, Lee Mingwei and Garry Neill Kennedy for MOMUS, Canadian Art and Border Crossings magazine. His own work has been featured in Asian Art News, Canadian Art, the Globe and Mail, Border Crossings and other publications. His work is in many notable international collections.
View the artist's website at http://www.matthewcarver.net/.