Curator on the Go Podcast
Episode 28 - Interview with Matt Pine
Mar 17, 2020 · 23 min
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Matt Pine is Toronto-based mixed-media and spray-paint artist. He works with mixed-media as he finds that it allows him to keep pushing boundaries and exploring new ways of expressing himself. To create his images, Matt works with multiple models and photographers around the world. His artistic toolbox ranges from photography and digital drawings to spray painted portraits and custom clothing creations.

His paintings depict the juxtaposition of beauty and resilience in the face of struggle. Each of Matt’s subjects has faced some form of trauma or life difficulty and overcome it. It is a modern-day reminder not to judge a book by its cover. Matt’s style is heavily influence by his past in tattooing and graffiti. As such, his style can be explained as taking street art, cleaning it up a bit, and bringing it indoors. It is a meeting of raw experience and raw emotion, thoughtfully processed and translated onto the canvas.

Learn more about the artist: 

https://www.mattpineart.com/

https://www.instagram.com/mattpineart/

 

Learn more about the podcast and podcast host:

http://curatoronthego.com/podcast/

https://www.instagram.com/curatoronthego/

 

Sponsor:

Imagefoundry - a Toronto-based fine art printing boutique that specializes in edition printing, art documentation, editing, custom art reproduction projects and retouching work. Imagefoundry always uses top-notch materials and offers affordable prices and flawless execution. They produce ultra-sharp, direct scans from artworks of any size.

Imagefoundry is proud to be a green business that re-uses up to 75% of packaging materials, as well as uses water-based inks, adhesives made from natural materials, and safe, food-grade chemicals for photographic processing. 

Imagefoundry's clients include artists: Rebecca Belmore, Suzy Lake, John Massey, Jeffrey James and organizations like the Art Gallery of Ontario and Art Gallery of Hamilton among many others. 

Imagefoundry always supports the local art community and provides its storefront space for solo and group shows. Visit https://www.imagefoundry.ca/ to book an appointment and learn more about the company and its services.  

 

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