Matthew Browne is an artist working within the visual arts, specialising in the traditions of painting and sculpture.
He studied at Camberwell College of Arts in London, gaining a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Painting in 1982. Further studies in New Zealand at Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, led to a Master of Fine Arts (Honours) in 2000.
Matthew has exhibited his work widely throughout New Zealand and the UK. His work is represented in private collections in New Zealand, UK, Australia, Denmark, Singapore, Canada and the USA. Public collections include the Parliamentary Collection, Wellington, The Royal Overseas League, London, and The James Wallace Charitable Arts Trust, Auckland.
Matthew Browne began his teaching career in 1988 when he was invited to teach painting, colour theory and practice, at Chelsea College of Art & Design, London.
Since relocating to New Zealand in 1991, he has continued to teach drawing and painting across all levels in both the community and tertiary sectors. He opened Browne School of Art in October 2013.
Matthew lives in Auckland, working from his central city studio.
He is represented in New Zealand by Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland and Wagner Contemporary in Sydney, Australia.
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