Tiger Translate Event - Sydney


After winning the 2011 Australian Tiger Translate award Matt painted live at the Sydney Tiger Translate event.  The 6m x 3m canvas (shown above) housed a collaboration artwork that Matt worked on with Mongolian Artist, Lhagvaa Enkhbat.  While in Sydney, Matt also painted the front external fascia of ‘Name That Bar’ with Korean artist, Junkhouse.

The next part of this journey sees Matt head to Mongolia in August to paint at the Tiger Translate Global Showcase.

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Kingloaf Article


New York based online Art and Culture magazine ‘Kingloaf’ recently ran
a full article on Matt and his recent solo exhibition.

It’s a Girl!  ...and another Girl!


Matt painted this nursery mural for a private client, ready for the arrival of their twin girls.

A Slice of New York


Matt painted this piece for Australian Pizza Store chain, New York Slice.  The physical artwork itself will take pride of place in the Directors’ office and will be used as the main image on the landing page of their website.

Indesign Live Feature


Indesign Live, one of Australia’s most respected Architecture & Design sites featured an article on Matts’ win in the Tiger Translate competition.

Matt WINS Tiger Translate Art Prize


Matt has been crowned winner of the Australian arm of the Tiger Translate art competition.

He was up against a fold of exceptional submissions, all with the theme of ‘Growth’ and containing some elements of the Tiger Beer branding in the artwork.  Matts’ ‘BUTTERFLIGER’ painting as it was dubbed by those at Tiger HQ, will be packed up and transported to Sydney to be shown at the Australian Tiger Translate party in November.  Here, Matt will spend 3 days painting and collaborating with a handful of artists from various parts of Asia, working on their concepts of East meets West.

As part of his prize, Matt will be sent to Asia in early-mid 2012 to represent Australia and compete in the Global Showcase, where he will paint live over several days in front of international art critics and art purveyors.

Matt named Charity Ambassador


After supporting this great children’s charity for years by donating artwork for auctions, Matt has now been asked to become an Ambassador for this foundation.   Standing alongside accomplished businessmen and sports stars, Matt is looking forward to helping this foundation much more in
the future.

Global Party!


Matt highlighted Brisbane’s own Global Party at Alloneword Bar in Fortitude Valley with a live artwork.  Balancing high above bar patrons, Matt brought to life a life size image from wine label and artwork sponsor, Vinaceous.

Wish you were here!


Check your local coffee shop, deli or anywhere you normally find your stash of creative postcard goodnss.  Matt’s artwork was recently printed onto 15,000 cards and distributed across Australia.

Matt StewArt Exhibition Launch


With a launch night that was dubbed as “one of the best functions this year in Brisbane” by all media that attended, Matts’ solo exhibition was a complete success with all 25 pieces sold during the 3 day opening.

$2000 to Charity


The sale of Matts’ 2010 Archibald Prize entry recently raised $2,000 through a silent auction at the inaugural Food Spectrum Winter Charity Ball. 
This money goes directly to the Cerebral Palsy League to help them purchase much needed equipment. 

Matt StewArt studio a cool backdrop
for a Courier Mail fashion photoshoot.


A big thanks to Laura Stead, fashion editor from The Courier Mail for shooting her latest style sets in Matts’ studio.  This shoot featured on their online fashion blog as well as in hard copy form on August 5. 

Matts’ partner, Anna Patterson from White Gold Boutique created the beautiful makeup for the shoot.

Up Close in Brisbane News


Matt appeared in the famed ‘up close’ section of Brisbane News recently. 
A big thanks goes to Francene Ridley (journalist) and Justine Walpole (photographer) for their efforts.  They were both a pleasure to work with. 

Matt StewArt artwork at Alloneword Bar


Matt has just finished a large scale artwork project at this cool Fortitude Valley bar.   Consisting of a mixture of painted murals, stencil work and pastes-ups (including a 12m long design), this is certain to be a photographic and talking point among patrons at this venue.

Art Imitating Shoes.


Painted as a birthday present, this individual commission piece for a client had the lucky birthday girl over the moon with excitement. 

Size:  1000 x 1000

Medium:  Acrylic & Aerosol on stretched linen canvas

Price:  SOLD for $3,500

Artwork now stocked in Paddington.


Matt now has artwork stocked in the newly opened Happiness Place on Latrobe Terrace in Paddington, Brisbane.  This much anticipated ‘colour wonderland’ stocks homewares and gifts direct from Great Britain and The United States and is different to anything else Brisbane has seen before.

Hang Matt!


Matt has designed a series of wallpaper patterns for Wallpaper Republic.  These designs are already becoming favourites right around the globe, with customers ranging from private clients through to commercial architects.

Head in the Clouds


Matt will be showing a handful of pieces alongside fellow Brisbane artists, Benjamin Reeve & Cezary Stulgis for a one night only show. Matts’ trademarked fashion-skewed artworks will feel right at home in the Cellar Bar of Cloudland as they are ogled and purveyed by some of Brisbane’s fashion and social elite.

All Washed Up!


Formed, leaders in Australian designed and made bathroom products, have recently opened a store in Melbourne.  Matts’ wallpaper design from Wallpaper Republic was chosen for their feature wall, to complement the minimalist design of this showroom.

No News Is Good News


Matt currently has several major projects on the go, all of which will be made known very soon on here. These consist of an array of individual works as well as a handful of exciting collaborations.  In the meantime, we have taken the liberty to let you know that he is still very much alive and producing artworks on a range of mediums around the clock.

Off To Mongolia!


After winning the Australian Tiger Translate Art Prize in 2011, Matt is off to Mongolia 19 - 25 August to participate in the Tiger Translate event there.  Here he will paint live with some amazing artists from around the globe, all brought over by Tiger to represent their various countries.  

Mongolian Lamb is just called Lamb!


A week-long whirlwind tour of Mongolian’s capital, Ulaanbaatar, and surrounding areas saw Matt immersed fully into the country’s culture and heritage as part of the Tiger Translate event. 

The Tiger Translate ‘Streets’ event on the final night went off smoothly and saw Matt and his two fellow Mongolian artist team mates, paint live in-front of a packed club in the centre of the city.

Leaving there with not only great memories and experiences, but a handful of close friends from around the globe, he is already planning a canvas series which will be heavily influenced by his time there.

Nova Brisbane gets artistic! 


Leading Brisbane FM radio station, Nova 106.9, will soon become the latest recipient of Matts’ artistic creations.  An 11 x 3 Metre wall in the foyer, followed by a smaller wall in their boardroom will receive murals depicting Brisbane in Matts’ signature style. 

Don’t Worry......I’m On The Case! 


Australian phone cover brand, The Dairy, has utilised Matt’s artwork in a series of 12 smartphone covers. These high quality covers, come in a number of different specifications to suit your particular brand and style of phone.  With FREE Delivery within Australia, there is no excuse why you can’t take Matt’s artwork with you wherever you go!