Blackheath artist Mathew is known mainly as a portrait painter working on public and private commissions and through his entries in the Archibald Prize in which he has been runner-up twice, voted Peoples Choice and in 2013 won the Packing Room Prize with a portrait of Tara Moss.
In 2010 he won the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award for his portrait of sinologist and author Pierre Ryckmans, judged by John McDonald. He has been a finalist in the 2012 Jacaranda Prize and the Dobell Prize and in 2013 the Adelaide Perry Prize (commended) and the Calleen Art Award..
Final night at Vulcans
Conte on arches MBM Ingres.
Kedumba Drawing Award 2013.