Matthew Cave graduated from DIT College of Marketing and Design with an Honours Degree in Fine Art Painting in 1998. Originally from Guernsey, he now lives and works in Dublin. Matthew’s paintings are concerned with depicting urban environments. He creates narratives by portraying scenes of daily life which are readily identifiable to the urban dweller. Recent exhibitions include Microsoft Ireland Art Collection 19th Exhibition (2006); 175th and 173rd RHA Open Exhibitions (2005 & 2003); ‘People’, Ivy House (2005); ‘Flawed Reason’, Ardgillan Castle (2004); Ashford Gallery Christmas Show (2003); Iontas 14th National Small Works Exhibition (2003); ‘Paintings’, Ashford Gallery (2003); ‘The Way We Figure’, THEatre SPACE, The Mint, Dublin (2002); ‘Bubble Chamber Art Collaboration’, Dalymount FC (2002); ‘Art in the Mill’, Grennan Water Mill, Co. Kilkenny (2002); ‘Theatre of Paint’, Cobalt Café (2002); ‘The End of the Beginning’, Signal Art Centre (2001); ‘Postcard 2000’, West Cork Arts Centre (2000) and ‘Dublin Gallery Number One’, World’s End Studios, Dublin (2000).