Matt Franks (b. 1970 Yorkshire) lives and works in London
Franks graduated from the MA Fine Art course at Goldsmith’s College in 2000. He has exhibited extensively and internationally. Recent group exhibitions include Metropolis Rise: New Art from London, Shanghai and Beijing, China (2006), The Nature of Things, Birmingham Museum of Modern Art (2005), Material Faith, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (2004), Attention. Vous étes face d' un espace intermédiaire... galerie Air de Paris & Praz Delavallade, Paris, France (2003), Tailsliding, European touring exhibition organised by the British Council (2001-2); London Orphan Asylum, touring exhibition to South East Asia and Australia organised by the British Council (2000-1). His solo shows include CAS Commission for Economist Plaza, London (2007), Blickachsen, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany (in association with Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2007), I am alive and you are dead, Vamiali Gallery, Athens, Greece (2005), One in the Other Gallery, London (2004), New Gods, Asprey Jacques, London (2002) and Transcendent Plastic Infinite, Art Now, Tate Britain (2002).