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 Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris

Digital Lab Manager

Email
harrism17@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 9101
Campuses
0.17, Bute Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3NB

Overview

Responsibilities

Matthew manages the Digital Fabrication facility at the Welsh School of Architecture. He is able to offer advice on a broad aspect of design and making processes; as well as supporting the set up and creation of digital files (CNC Router, Laser Cutting & 3d Printing).

External activities

Matthew is a practising artist, who's work encompasses a varierty of mediums; predominately painting. The main body of his practice has focused our relationship with the urban landscape, with an emphasis on composition. In 2016 Matthew was one of 140 artists selected to represent Wales in the Imargo Munda Collection.

Matthew is also a keen maker, who set up Hosshaus Design as an outlet for his more commercial craft. Hosshaus is driven by process over profit.

Biography

Since studying a BA in Fine Art, Contemporary media and completing a Master Degree is Fine Art, Matthew has worked in a supporting role; advising staff and students in the development and fabrication of artefacts across the broad creative sector of education, as well advising artists in a technical capacity.

Before taking the role of Digital Craftsman at the Welsh School of Architecture, Matthew was a Senior Fabrication Technician at the Newport School of Art and Design and a Technical Demonstrator within the Soft Modelling Department of Cardiff School of Art and Design.

Publications