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ABOUT MATTHEW EATON
California-born and London, England raised, Artist Matthew Eaton is an abstract painter who explores themes of nostalgia and place using methods and materials common to graffiti, graphic design and typography.
ARAF, a new series of works on canvas, was on view from September 14 - October 6, 2018.
Matt Eaton's paintings reflect his desire to connect with nature and the incredible legacy of human arts and culture that spans generations and centuries. The language, iconography, colors and messaging of our modern and ancient worlds find a home in his work as he attempts to connect the dots in his own way.
Eaton's work has been exhibited in galleries, auctions and private collections around the globe. He was a founding partner in art galleries Library Street Collective and Contra Projects in Detroit. Currently Eaton is the Director and Curator of Red Bull House of Art and partner in Uncommon Editions, both also in Detroit. Eaton considers himself a full time arts advocate working to highlight the importance of arts and culture in everyday life.