Born in Worcester, United Kingdom, 1981


Solo Shows



FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE - September 2018

‘Matt Ryder’

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi UAE, October 2013


​Selected Group Shows

'40 years on'

Majlis Gallery, Dubai, UAE - January 2020

'Life Happens Group show'

FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai UAE - July 2019

Art in The open group exhibition

Wexford, Ireland - August 2016


Surfhouse Art Show

Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE - May 2016


Sikka Art Fair 2016

AlFahidi District, Dubai, UAE - April 2016


Capsule Arts Annual Group Show

Capsule Warehouse, Dubai, UAE - March 2015


RCA Secret Dubai

Art Dubai, Madinat, Dubai, UAE - March 2015


Sine Metu, Without Fear Group Exhibition 

Raintree, Dubai, UAE - March 2015


Al Quoz Street Art Night

Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE - January 2014


Metamorphosis Exhibition

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi, UAE - February 2014


It’s All Square Illustration Exhibition

Curated by the Domino, The Jam Jar gallery, Dubai, UAE - April 2014


The Big picture

Pro Art gallery, Dubai, UAE - May 2014


Gibson Vision of Sound

Hard Rock, Dubai, UAE - September 2014


Capsule Arts Limited Edition print collection II

Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE - September 2014


Wild Things Illustration Exhibition

Curated by the Domino, FN Designs Gallery, Dubai, UAE - January 2013


Project Mega 2013

Dubai Mall & ME Comicon, Dubai, UAE - March 2013



Sikka Art Fair, Curated by Drawdeck, Al Fahidi Historical Area,

Dubai, UAE - March 2013


Permanent Exhibition of 30 Creative Intellectual Portraits

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai, UAE - Ongoing


Capsule Arts Limited Edition Print Collection

Dubai, UAE - September 2013


Quoz Happens

Capsule Arts, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE - November 2013

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Accepted as a member of The Emirates Fine Arts Society

September 2020 

Guinness World Record

Largest glow in the dark painting

Ras al Khaimah, UAE - January 2017


8 Victorian Style Elephants

Commissioned For Permanent Display in "The Eloquent Elephant", Taj Hotel, Downtown, Dubai, UAE - March 2015 


Famous Musicians Mural

Brighton College, Abu Dhabi, UAE - Janurary 2014


Chocolate Festival

Marina Mall, Dubai, UAE - March 2014


Comicon, Artist Alley 

Dubai, UAE - April 2014


Samsung Offices Mural

Samsung, Dubai, UAE - 2014


The National Newspaper, Featured Artist, Studio Visit

Dubai, UAE - July 2014


Artist of the Month

Amor Magazine, Dubai, UAE - January 2013


Tiger Translate Mural work

Media One Hotel, Dubai, UAE - 2013


Al Ydar 140m Mural for Dubai Expo 2020 bid

FN designs, Dubai, UAE - October 2013


Famous Artist Mural

Brighton College Art Department, Abu Dhabi, UAE - October 2013


Live Mural and Painting Workshop

Yasalam, Abu Dhabi, UAE - October 2012

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