ABOUT

Upcoming and current:

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  • WHELM (curator of group show) - Leicester Contemporary - Aug 2021

  •  Clovermill Artist Residency, Netherlands - Oct 2021

Solo exhibitions:

  • ANTIPHON (Solo show) at The Florence Trust/St Saviours Studios - London UK, June 2021

  • IF ALL THAT WE ARE WISHING FOR IS POISON – StudionAme, Leicester UK – Aug-Sept 2020

  • NOW HERE'S MY PLAN, I WILL DO ANYTHING YOU SAY - Centrespace Gallery,Bristol UK - July 2015

Selected group exhibitions:

  • ANTISOCIAL ISOLATION - group show curated by Delphian Gallery at the Saatchi Gallery, London UK - Oct 2020 - 2021

  • ANCIENT DEITY – Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh UK – Sept-Oct 2020​

  • JUST A SECOND - Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn NY USA - 2015

Other exhibitions:

  • Art on a Postcard Summer Auction Exhibition, Hoxton Gallery, London, UK, June 2021

  • TCOA Group Show - Leicester Contemporary - Leicester UK, June/July 2021

  • DIALOGS2020 CONTEMPORARY CONNECTION - La Spezia, Italy - Feb 2021 - tbc (online - physical exhibition to be announced when restrictions lift in Italy)

  • LIVE FROM THE DEEP END – (online) group exhibition – Gobstopper Gallery – Sept-Oct 2020

  • SPEC2 – LCB Depot, Leicester UK – Sept-Oct 2020

  • ROOMS -  (online) group exhibition – Subsidiary Projects – April 2020

Matt Macken b.1986, UK. Macken has recently exhibited in various important group exhibitions such as ‘Antisocial Isolation’ by Delphian Gallery at Saatchi Gallery (London, UK) and ‘Ancient Deities’ at Arusha Gallery (Edinburgh, UK). His work belongs to various collectors around the world including the Soho House permanent art collection.

Macken's work mostly explores personal, expressive, figurative themes and aspects of the human condition through various mediums such as paint, pencil and collage on 2D surfaces such as canvas or paper.