Matthew Watson works in sculpture, painting, illustration and installation, often mixing these elements together.
Matthew’s most recent project was ‘Thought Maps’ led to a sculptural installation at the BEYOND Festival in 2018, and a striking booklet ‘NO YOU CAN’T, YES I CAN’, which formed part of the publication, ‘BEYOND, Artists with Learning Disabilities Taking the Lead’
Matthew is the singer in heavy prog rock band Ultimate Thunder. He has sold paintings to private collections and his painting ‘Construction’ has been the signature image for the BEYOND Festival since its inception in 2015. Construction was also selected to be exhibited in the Expressions exhibition at KCAT, Kilkenny.
As part of Pyramid’s Eden Group he has contributed to permanent sculptures in Leeds, and created work for the Index Festival in response to Yorkshire Sculpture International.