Matt Ellwood was born in Wellington in 1973. He graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland with a Masters of Fine Arts with first class honours in 2003.
To date he has mainly participated in group shows however he is now represented by Michael Lett Gallery and will soon be showing his third solo exhibition.
He uses several mediums including sculpture, photography and collage. Using various methods including wood carving and plaster moulding he creates everyday objects that look quirky because he plays with changing them slightly.
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