Matthew received his M.F.A. from Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY, and his B.A. Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT. Robinsons’ work has been exhibited in Chelsea at the Art Bridge Drawings Room, Fjord Gallery of Philadelphia, Gowanus Ballroom, Central Connecticut State University Gallery, Governors Island Art Fair, The New Britain Art League, and most recently Beacon Artist Union in Beacon, NY. He teaches drawing and painting at Eastchester High School, New York, and maintains a studio in Beacon, New York. b. 1985 Granby, Connecticut.
Compositions and arrangements of curiosities set the stage for a conversation between landscape, architecture, and object. I use collage systems, digital processes, projection, and drawing aids to render both distorted and accurate graphical representation. My ever-growing collection of historical and personal photographs serve as source material. Painting these subjects is an act of compulsion, solving a puzzle, and an attempt at urban planning or un-planning. I question why the world looks the way it does while offering cosmic solutions unruly to the laws of gravity. Sifting through the debris of Americana is an act of soothsaying, a way to quiet anxieties and peer into the future.