Matt Moriarty

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Bone Park

ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY ARE
KEY UNDERCURRENTS IN MATT MORIARTYíS WORK.
BORN ON THE WEST COAST OF NEW ZEALANDíS SOUTH
ISLAND IN THE SMALL TOWN OF GREYMOUTH, NEW
ZEALAND, HE IS A FOURTH GENERATION NEW ZEALAND
PAKEHA OF IRISH AND ENGLISH DESCENT.
HE STUDIED DESIGN AT THE VICTORIA UNIVERSITY
OF WELLINGTON AND MASSEY UNIVERSITY OF
WELLINGTON, COMPLETING HIS BACHELORS DEGREE
IN 1999 AND HAS WORKED IN THE CREATIVE SECTOR
IN NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA AS A GRAPHIC
DESIGNER. MATT CURRENTLY LIVES AND WORKS
FROM HIS STUDIO IN KAIKOURA, MENTORING ART
AND DESIGN AT THE LEARNING CONNEXION SCHOOL
OF ART AND CREATIVITY IN WELLINGTON FROM THIS
REMOTE LOCATION, ALONGSIDE CONTINUING HIS ART
PRACTICE.

 


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