Hugo Mathias is a visual artist from New Zealand and currently based in Melbourne, Australia. He works in oils, acrylics, inks and digitally. Hugo is interested in national myths and how these are used to form collective memories. He explores human history and symbolism to express these ideas in his work.
Hugo has exhibited his work in New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Thailand, with two of his pieces residing in the James Wallace Arts Trust collection in New Zealand. He received a Bachelor of Design in 2011 from Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand. Hugo works out of the Blender Studios in Melbourne and is a member of the New Zealand art collective Young, Gifted & Broke.
Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Bachelor of Design, Illustration, 2011
Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne, March 2018
Lone White Cloud
Black Cat Gallery, Melbourne, October 2017
Life As A Cave Boy
Abandoned Warehouse, Melbourne, Australia, December 2013
Decks For Chance presents "F* The Status Quo"
Colonial Brewery, Melbourne, April 2018
BSIDE Gallery, Melbourne, December 2016
Sapporo, Japan, May 2012
13th International Arts Festival & Workshop
Poh Chang Academy of Arts, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2018
International Art Workshop 2018
Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, Chiang Mai, Thailand, February 2018
Partial Client List
Ministry of Sound Australia
Studio Cassells Hong Kong
Six Barrell Soda Co., New Zealand
Stone Soup, Volume Three, 2016
Stone Soup, Volume Four, 2017