Matt Irie

Matt Irie portrait

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Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1977, Matt Irie lives and works in the Chicago area. Irie received his MFA from Northwestern University, Evanston (2002). He completed a permanent commission for the Chicago Public Libraries in 2005. Irie participated in the Luleá Art Biennial, Luleá, Sweden (2009) and was included in Double Take, a public exhibition of site-specific sculptural works funded by The Public Art Fund at MetroTech, Brooklyn, NY (2010). Irie’s paintings have been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the US. In 2011 he had solo exhibitions at The Wright Museum of Art in Beloit, WI and Ebersmoore Gallery in Chicago. In 2012 Irie was included in the 21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial and Lines and other Curves, a two-person exhibition at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, TX.

Matt teaches painting and drawing at MCC.

See more of Matt's work at his professional website.

  • Matt Irie, Sand Panther
  • Matt Irie, Soggy Stardust
  • Matt Irie, Winds of Chang
  • Matt Irie, Future Proof