Born 1986, Lerwick in Shetland

2016 – Present PhD ‘Abstract painters and Higher Education 1975 – 2005’ Coventry University, Research Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities. Based in the School of Art & Design.
2015 – 2016 Masters in Painting with Distinction Coventry University, School of Art & Design
2007 – 2010 First Class BA in Fine Art with Honours Coventry University, School of Art & Design
2006 – 2007 Foundation in Art & Design, Higher National Diploma, Merit Coventry University, School of Art & Design

Grant Awards
2019 Dresden/Coventry Programme Development, Arts Council
2019 Class Room Artists’ Workshop Development, Arts Council
2017 Class Room and Arts Lab Programme Development, Arts Council
2016 PhD Scholarship, Coventry University
2014 Studio Network and Studio Provision Research Project, Arts Council
2013 Garfield Weston Artist in Residence Award, Aberystwyth Art Centre
2012 Drawing Prize Artist in Residence Award, Rugby Independent School
2009 Jane Sutton Memorial Award

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018 Matthew Macaulay, Trade Gallery, Nottingham
2016 Matthew Macaulay, London Metropolitan University, London
2016 Matthew Macaulay, 6 Gins Project Space, Liverpool
2015 Tumult, Lewis Gallery, Rugby Independent School, Rugby

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Stuffed Mattress / Terrace Gallery, London
2016 Des Coventry / Dresden Exchange, Pillnitz Castle, Dresden
2014 Auf Paper, Dresden Rathaus, Dresden
2014 About painting, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
2014 White Hours, Studio Apothiki, Paphos
2013 Glitch, Peacock Projects, London
2013 Treatment, Ps Mirabel, Manchester

Talks organised
2018 In conversation with Jeff Dellow: Stone Space Gallery, London
2017 James Faure Walker: Graham Sutherland Building, Coventry
2017 James Faure Walker: Class Room Gallery, Coventry
2017 In conversation with Christiana Illie: Class Room Gallery, Coventry
2017 Fun Factory - Lanchester Polytechnic in the 1980s, Artists Panel Discussion; Class Room Gallery, Coventry

Artist Talks
2018 Trade Gallery exhibition artists talk
2014 Artist in residence talk, Aberystwyth Art Centre