Matthew Brown (b. Birmingham, UK) received his BFA from University Of Victoria, Victoria in 1998 and his MFA from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada in 2006. In 2006, Brown was featured in Contemporary Magazine as one of 50 emerging artists from around the world. Brown was a finalist in the RBC Painting Competition twice (2005 & 2006) and in 2006, won the prize for Western Canada. Brown has exhibited at Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Narwhal Projects, Toronto; Vancouver Art Gallery, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, 304 Days, WAAPART, Vancouver, Canada; and Marlborough Gallery, New York, USA. Brown currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.