La Catedral Studios is located in a restored former Victorian factory in the Liberties. The current premises is comprised of 24 artists' studios and a multi-disciplinary space for artistic events, otherwise known as The Back Loft.
graduated from DIT College of Marketing and Design with an
Honours Degree in Fine Art Painting in 1998. Originally from
Guernsey, he now lives and works in Dublin. Matthew’s
paintings are concerned with depicting urban environments. He
creates narratives by portraying scenes of daily life which
are readily identifiable to the urban dweller. Recent exhibitions
include Microsoft Ireland Art Collection 19th Exhibition (2006);
175th and 173rd RHA Open Exhibitions (2005 & 2003);
‘People’, Ivy House (2005); ‘Flawed Reason’, Ardgillan Castle
(2004); Ashford Gallery Christmas Show (2003); Iontas 14th
National Small Works Exhibition (2003); ‘Paintings’, Ashford
Gallery (2003); ‘The Way We Figure’, THEatre SPACE, The Mint,
Dublin (2002); ‘Bubble Chamber Art Collaboration’, Dalymount
FC (2002); ‘Art in the Mill’, Grennan Water Mill, Co.
Kilkenny (2002); ‘Theatre of Paint’, Cobalt Café (2002); ‘The
End of the Beginning’, Signal Art Centre (2001); ‘Postcard
2000’, West Cork Arts Centre (2000) and ‘Dublin Gallery
Number One’, World’s End Studios, Dublin (2000).