Matthew David Evans graduated from Leicester Polytechnic BA (Hons) Graphic Design in 1989 and currently works in the greeting card industry . He has exhibited nationally and internationally. In 1996 he won the Townscape and Landscape category in the Society of all Artists “Open Painting Competition”, whilst in 2002 he exhibited in the “Europastel” Exhibition in Italy and Russia. He has produced many commissions for private buyers with favourite themes being house “portraits”. In 2009 he was named "Best in Show" at the inaugural West Yorkshire Open Art Competition.