Issue 01

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Volume 200,000


Matthew Leslie Douglas

Born in Oxford, UK, 1983. Lives and works in Somerset and Bristol, UK

Studied art and contemporary design from 1997 - 2001 at St. Bartholomews secondary school Eynsham, Oxfordshire.

In 2002 completed an Intensive Foundation course in fine art, sculpture at the Banbury School of Art and Design, spent the following three years writing and practicing in and around North Oxfordshire, climaxing in a major project "Influx - Inert - Influx" involving performance, photography, writing and site specific sculpture in 2005.

In 2009 completed a BA in Fine Art & Visual theories at the AVA in East London. Graduated a MA in Fine Art at the University of the West of England.

Two recent projects were a performance "Desperate Hopeful Actions" performed at the Arnolfini Centre of Contemporary Arts, Bristol and "Destruction of Artwork" at the Tobacco Factory.

In 2011 Douglas established Galleri - a project space that provides a platform for emerging artists.