Matthew Quick (1967-.) Australia

Biographical Information

Matthew was recently featured in Business Review Weekly as one of Australia’s top 50 artists. In the 4 years to 2011 he has either won, or been selected as a finalist in, almost 40 major national art awards, including the Redland Art Award, the Paddington Art Prize, the City of Albany Art Prize, the Blake Prize Director’s Cut, the Black Swan Prize for Portraiture, the Townsville Open Art Award, the Duke Art Prize, the John Leslie Art Prize, the Churchie and the Prometheus.

In an earlier career he was a writer. His first novel, Of Gods & Ordinary Monsters, was short-listed for the Vogel Literature Award.

In addition, he has worked variously as a graphic designer, photographer, life model, door-to-door salesman, art director, copywriter, interior designer and university lecturer.

Matthew has resided in the UK, Portugal & Malaysia. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Pure Rationalism 2010
Highest Price:
Pure Rationalism 2010
Oil on linen, 152.5 x 152.5 cm
Quarterly Fine Art Auction, Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies), Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings77A$13,800 N/A
Prints & Graphics22A$859 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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