Bob Matthews is an artist and curator based in London. He is currently a Fine Art Tutor in Print and research supervisor at the Royal College of Art, a post he has held since 2002. He has worked as a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Canterbury since 2001.
In 2011-12 he was the first British Council artist in residence in Singapore, where his work examined the impact of the jungle environment on the cities alternative communities and its proposed utopian architecture - culminating in exhibitions at the National Museum of Singapore and Aisa House, London. He has had numerous solo exhibitions with Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco as well as others with Domo Baal Gallery, London, Keith Talent Gallery, London and the Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.
His projects and curated exhibitions have been supported by Arts Council, England, British Council and Singapore International Foundation. His work is held in various collections including the Aspen Museum of Contemporary Art, Government Art Collection, Tate Gallery archive and the V&A Museum.
He has presented work nationally and internationally in public galleries including; Bluecoat Gallery, Cell Project Space, Gasworks Gallery, Jerwood Gallery, Kunstmuseum Spendhaus, Lenbachhaus Munich, Museum of Contemporary Art Hangzhou, Museu da Cidade, Pavilhao Preto, Museum of Fine Art Dunkerque, NIV Art Centre New Delhi, Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Royal Academy of Art, Times Museum Beijing, Vargas Museum Philippines, Wolverhampton City Art Gallery.