Within Matthew’s paintings there is a fragment of conscience, mistrust and just enough information to force the viewer to fill in the rest of the story. Although the work addresses our current global political scene, it is really about the issues that have been apart of our existence since the beginning of time: love, war, nature, and the passing moments between yesterday and tomorrow.
Matthew Fisher was born in Boston, Massachusetts and now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received his master of Fine Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000, and his undergraduate degree from Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio. The artist received a Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts (2010), Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York (2007), Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York (2005) and the Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont (2005). In 2010 Matthew had a solo exhibition Lsot Time at Heskin Contemporary.