Matthew Draper is an Edinburgh based artist who trained at Walsall College of Art and Falmouth College of Arts in the early 1990’s. Known for making atmospheric and emotive imagery, the subject matter of which is the artist’s native British Isles. Matthew Draper has, over the last twenty six years, exhibited widely throughout the UK establishing himself as one of the preeminent makers using the medium of chalk Pastel. The artist has produced over twenty one man shows working with some of Britain’s most established dealers and has received numerous awards and accolades. Examples of the Artist’s work can be found in private, corporate and public collections both in the Uk and abroad, these include the collection of
The Bank of Scotland, The Huawei Corporation, Falmouth Art Gallery, Kelvin Grove Gallery and The City of Edinburgh. The Artist is a Professional Member of the Pastel Society Uk, Visual Arts Scotland and the Society of Scottish Artists.
Matthew Draper is currently represented by The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Brown’s Gallery, Tain and Fidra Fine Art, Guillaine. More details about forthcoming projects and collaborations can be seen on the News / Projects page of this web site, further information about the artists work can be found by clicking on the links above and the links to the artists representatives web sites, found on the Contact page.