Matthew Burrows
Talks & Seminars

Matthew Burrows - online talk

For our lat­est online talk, CAMP is delight­ed to wel­come Matthew Bur­rows, Artist and Founder of Artist Sup­port Pledge.

£3 for non-members; free for CAMP members
Thursday 11 March 2021, 6.30pm - 8.15pm on Zoom
Booking essential - book here -

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic Artist Support Pledge has changed the way artists support themselves and each other. For this online talk, Matthew will speak about the origins of the pledge and why its ethos of generosity is central to its economic and cultural values. He will explore why a generous culture is important for creating a sustainable and equitable community, and why, a shift in values is the most effective way to achieve this.

This talk will take place on Zoom, using video & audio. You’ll be invited to participate (should you wish to), either by voice or text chat, during the Q and A session after the main talk. You are very welcome to bring a support worker with you to the session (just let us know by email after you book so we can share the Zoom link with them too). There is live on screen captioning.
Please let us know if you have any access needs by 1 March 2021, via, so we can make arrangements

Matthew Burrows (born 1971) is a contemporary British painter and founder of Artist Support Pledge, a global movement in support of artists and makers. Matthew lives and works in the UK and is represented by Vigo Gallery London. Burrows speaks of painting as a form of subsistence, dependent on and arising from the ground at his feet. Through the layering of colour and line, Burrows creates images that invite mediation and a slow unraveling of space and experience. He speaks of his work as ‘one of dwelling and ritual, a process of mythologizing, of drawing meaning from the particularities of the environment and his movement in and through it’. His work explores the conditions by which we thrive and connect – individually, communally and cosmologically.

Solo exhibitions include Beyond the Garden Wall Vigo Gallery London, London, 2017; Para-Dice Vigo Gallery, London, 2014; Cultic Twister Alexia Goethe Gallery, London, 2009; Anyone Here? Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham, 2003; A Divine Comedy Gloucester Cathedral, touring to Gloucester City Art Gallery, Huddersfield City Art Gallery, 2000-2001. Group exhibitions include Towards Night Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne 2017; Permeable Edge Otter Gallery Chichester 2016 WET AND DRY painting to the edges Observer Building, Hastings, with Gerard Hemsworth and Rose Wylie, 2015; London Twelve Prague City Museum 2012; Selektionseffekte Blain|Southern, Berlin, with Anton Henning, Rachel Howard, 2011;Foolish Romantics Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight, 2010;LayersSeongnam Arts Centre, Korea, 2010;John Moores 24 Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2006. Awards and prizes include 20016-19 Artist Fellow University of Chichester, 1999-2000 Artist in Residence, Gloucester Cathedral, 1999-2000; 2006 John Moores 24, Prize Winner, 2006; Artist’s Residency, National Gallery, London, 2000-2001.
Teaching experience includes The National Gallery, London; Fellow in Fine Art at University of Chichester, University of Brighton, University of Central England, Birmingham; Senior Lecturer in Painting and Drawing University of Huddersfield, 1997-2003.
Matthew is represented by VIGO GALLERY London and is founder of Artist Support Projects and #artistsupportpledge.
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