Matthew Nevin is a filmmaker, Artist, Curator, and Co-Director of The MART Gallery & Studios Dublin and Contemporary Irish Art Center Los Angeles (CIACLA). As a cultural producer he is devoted to providing artists with the support, guidance and resources they need to create and display art. His aim is to generate experiences that inspire curiosity while challenging perceptions and promoting the arts.
Through MART, he supports over 150 studio members in Ireland’s largest studio network. Matthew works closely with artists at all stages of their career and has curated over 60 exhibitions in Ireland, UK, Central Europe, USA and Japan, leading projects on national, European and international projects for MART, CIACLA, PQ, IrelandWeek, EUCIA and Imagine Ireland. Matthew completed a Degree in Film & TV and Scenography from University of Wales Aberystwyth and a Masters in Art in the Contemporary World from National College of Art & Design Dublin.
He also works as a Film & Television Art Director and Designer in the UK, Ireland and the US and has previously worked for the BBC, MTV, RTE, TG4, Element Pictures and ITV. Matthew has secured funding from Culture Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland, Kildare, Galway & Dublin City Councils, Visual Artists Ireland, IFA Germany, Alliance Francaise, David Manley Awards, JEC Fund, Dept of Foreign Affairs Ireland, Creative Ireland and received a commission from Ralph Lauren.