Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown is a filmmaker based in New Brunswick. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Brunswick, he studied photography at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. He is the creator and producer of Studio Tour, a Bell TV1 show that profiled Atlantic Canadian artists and that aired for four seasons in Atlantic Canada.

Latest from Matthew Brown

What it's like to paint the apocalypse in the middle of apocalyptic times

"I wanted this painting to be the original meaning of apocalypse: an unveiling of truth that was once unknown."

'Acadian history is a mess': With his paintings, Mario Doucette is questioning what he was taught

"To make a historian not sleep is one of my goals."

While collaborating with his dad on a stop motion film, Tim Tracey learned he may lose him to cancer

One of the main characters of Tim Tracey's new film Picnic is based on his father. But it took on new meaning when Gregg Tracey was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

These paintings by Gerard Collins capture the quiet comfort of New Brunswick living

He studied with Gerhard Richter and has paintings in the National Gallery. But Collins couldn't imagine working anywhere but New Brunswick.

Fences have become a bit of an obsession for artist Melanie Colosimo — at least, taking them down

The Halifax artist notices fences popping up all around her city, and it's prompted her to question them — by making them flimsy in her art.

Amy Ash is reminding us that building connection sometimes requires leaving the studio behind

The Saint John, N.B. artist opens up about how working in the community with young people has opened up a whole new part of her practice.

We aspire to the level of peaceful contentment Geordan Moore takes from drawing ghoulish creatures

The Nova Scotia artist's good nature is infectious, and you get to feel the zen too as he breaks down his creature-building practice.
I He(art) My City

Gallery hops, great coffee and a lot of salmon: An artist's guide to falling in love with Saint John

Filmmaker Matthew Brown takes you inside the cultural renaissance of the New Brunswick city.

KC Wilcox transforms the things we left behind on beach day into luminous sculptures

From pop cans to chocolate bar wrappers, KC Wilcox treats each piece of trash like a treasure - and points to our own responsibility to the land.

These may look like traditional Chinese landscape paintings — but they're actually the Bay of Fundy

When Dan Xu arrived in New Brunswick from China, she says it felt like stepping into a landscape painting.