Matthew Thompson is a young artist originally from the Huddersfield area. He has been painting since 2007 and completed his final year at the Manchester School of Art in 2013. ,
This young artist has established a distinctive style of painting using oil paints as well as mixed media of paints, charcoal and pastels creating a passionate and expressive
view of urban life.
Education, Awards and notable Exhibitions
Manchester School of Art, BA Hons Fine Art Painting, '08-'12
Finalist "New Lights" Prize, Mercer Gallery, Harrogate, Sept '12,
Outstanding Artist Award Holmfirth Art Market, judged by Ashley Jackson, November '12
"The Art of Protest" Exhibition, Peoples' History Museum Manchester, June '13
Solo Exhibition, Wendy Levy Art, August '15
Finalist, "Haworth Prize", Mall Galleries London, '16
"Manchester Rambler", solo exhibition, Crown & Kettle, Manchester, March '17
This picture is bold and striking and portrays the view from Halifax station towards Leeds. Actual picture measures approx. 40cm x 30cm. Frame measures approx. 52cm x 42cm.