About Matt Irwin
Matt Irwin is a professional photographer who was born and lives in Melbourne, Australia.
He began taking 35mm photographs in 1985, and has released over two thousand images into his collection, published over two hundred greeting cards, more than thirty calendar editions, a number of books and numerous collections of limited edition prints. In 2008 Matt opened a gallery in Flinders Lane, Melbourne, complementing his studio gallery in Bayside Melbourne. In 2014 he opened a Melbourne city gallery/studio in Block Place, off Little Collins. His photography has been sold and collected in over thirty countries around the globe and he has gathered a dedicated following of Melburnians, visitors and travellers.
Matt has collaborated with many people and organisations over the last almost thirty years, including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Hunters & Collectors, Kaz Cooke, Barry Jones, Myer, David Jones, Docklands Studios, BMW, IKEA, RACV, Qantas, Crawford Productions, NEC, Fender Katsalidis, Electrolight, Saatchi & Saatchi, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Victorian College of the Arts, Swinburne University of Technology, City of Melbourne, City of Port Phillip, City of Glen Eira, City of Darebin, City of Hume, City of Yarra, National Trust of Australia, Museum Victoria, State Library of Victoria, State Government of Victoria, Parliament House Victoria, Victorian Tourism Commission, Victorian State Trustees, Australian Federal Police, Accor, Grand Hyatt, IHG, Park Hyatt, Parkroyal, Sofitel, St Paul’s Cathedral, Yoralla and Melbourne Airport.
Matt’s art has been exhibited widely, at spaces such as Art Melbourne, fortyfivedownstairs, Kingston Arts Centre, Linden Gallery and more. His images have been published broadly for editorial, commercial and artistic purposes and more recently, Matt was honoured with a Melbourne Award for his individual contribution to the profile of the City of Melbourne.
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