Matthew Krishanu is a painter based in London. He completed an MA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College in 2009. Selected exhibitions include Contemporary British Painting, Huddersfield Art Gallery (2014); Griffin Art Prize, Griffin Gallery, London (2014); @PaintBritain, Ipswich Art School (2014), Another Country, The Nunnery, London (2014); We Were Trying to Make Sense, 1Shanthiroad Gallery, Bangalore, (2013); The Marmite Prize for Painting IV, UK tour (2012); The Marmite Prize for Painting III, UK tour (2010); In Residence (solo), Parfitt Gallery, London (2010); The Mausoleum of Lost Objects, Iniva, London (2008); Let Me Tell You, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2008); Creekside Open selected by Victoria Miro, APT Gallery, London (2007).
Matthew’s essays and articles have been published by The Courtauld Gallery, British Council, and a-n Magazine. He has curated collaborative exhibitions for English Heritage and Iniva, and co-curated exhibitions at the RIBA and Whitechapel Gallery. He is a visiting lecturer at Chelsea College of Arts and teaches at Camden Arts Centre and The Courtauld Institute of Art.