Chantel Matthews is a New Zealand Contemporary Artist of Māori and English descent. With an interest in how women hold space and time her artworks mobilise the 'everyday' as a storytelling mechanism with objects being described as sculptural moments that explore social, political and cultural concerns through her own subjectivity as a woman, mother, artist and wahine Māori,
Works and resides in Tamaki Makaurau, Aotearoa, New Zealand ( Ngāti Hounuku, Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Tahinga, Ngāti Ikaunahi, Tainui Awhiro)
Master of Visual Arts Graduating Show, St Paul Street Gallery, 2021
What's inside matters: Silo6, 2019
The Artist and the Undertaker: Auckland Art Gallery, 2019
Emergent: See Lake House Arts Gallery 2019,
Bystander of Tomorrow: Nathan Homestead Manurewa 2016.
Atamira Maori in the City: Shed 10, Auckland City 2013,
Muka: Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae 2012.
Vā Moana Pacific Spaces Postgraduate Student Award Scholarship 2021
Waiheke Small Sculpture Benefactor Award 2021
AUT Head of School Award 2019
BC Collective Indigenous Award 2019
Photo Sam Hartnett
Commissioned by Te Tuhi