Art Faculty - Matt Irie

Matt Irie portrait

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Matt Irie received his MFA from Northwestern University, Evanston (2002). Irie completed a permanent commission for the Chicago Public Libraries in 2005. He 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, New York (2010). 

Irie’s paintings have been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the United States. In 2011 he had solo exhibitions at The Wright Museum of Art in Beloit, Wisconsin and Ebersmoore Gallery in Chicago. In 2012 and 2013 Irie was included in two-person exhibitions at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, Texas, and Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, Illinois. Most recently his work was included in group exhibitions at Alan Koppel Gallery in Chicago, Illinois, and SUPERDUTCHESS in New York, New York. There will be a solo exhibition of Irie’s paintings at the Evanston Art Center in November of 2021.

Matt teaches painting and drawing at MCC.

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


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