Matt Griffin

Matt Griffin original artwork of Bette Davis charcoal on paper
Bio

Matt Griffin is a contemporary New Zealand artist living in West Auckland, New Zealand.

Specialising in realism, Matt works in charcoal, graphite and aerosol spray paint.

With a strong focus on expression and viewer engagement, Matt emphasises connectivity by creating captivating portraits in large scale.

Matt is predominantly self-taught and was completing his Bachelor of Structural Engineering when he realised he wanted to turn his full attention to art. Having graduated in 2017, Griffin now pursues a full-time career as an artist.

Parnell Gallery has represented Matt Griffin since 2019.

Matt Griffin original artwork of Bette Davis charcoal on paper