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Artist Interview with Matt Forster

In 2001, Matt Forster spent 2 years travelling abroad, immersing himself in painting, sketching and reading art history. He spent extended periods in Mexico, North America and Asia, before he settled in Otago, New Zealand. In 2003 he returned to the UK with a wide array of work, and has continued to develop his art further still. ON your website you say that it is the instantaneous spontaneity of watercolour that appeals to you, could you tell me a bit about your discovery of watercolours? I’VE been painting since I was 12. I’ve always loved to draw and drawing is some of my earliest memories. I first sold a painting when I was 12 and at that point thought that this could be the thing for me. I painted all the time while I was at school and held exhibitions every summer that sold really well. This is how I founded my time at university studying sports science, oddly enough. I think I always knew that I was going to be an artist and I’ve been …