Matthew Works with many of the most creative Art Directors and Creative Directors, Trevor Beattie, Graham Cappi, James Gillham, Richard Flintham, Al Moseley, David Hellqvist and Terry Jones.
Matthew’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in both solo and group exhibitions, Arles Rencontre Arles Festival France, National Portrait Gallery, London, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, Unseen Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, The Photographers’ Gallery London, Paris Photo – Le Carrousel Du Loure, Paris, Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam.
||Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice
||University of Gloucestershire
||Visual Communication (Pass with distinction)
||Birmingham City University
2019 - Tokyo International Photography Awards, Book/Nature, Silver Award - Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.
2018 – International Photography Awards, Professional Book, Monograph, Winner -Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.
2018 - Arts Council of England, Creative Development Award.
2016 – International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention in 4 separate categories.
2016 – Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts Award, Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.
2015 – The Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Stills and Series Category, Finalist.
2014 – The Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Category, Winner.
2014 – The International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention in 3 separate categories.
2012 – The International Street Photography Awards, Finalist.
2006 – Arts Council of England, Artistic Development Award.
2001 – The Association of Photographers Awards, Winner Lifestyle category.
1998 – The Observer John Hodge Award, Shortlisted.
Gallery Representation www.elliotthalls.com
2017 – Present ElliottHalls Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands www.elliotthalls.com
Membership of professional bodies
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy