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Artist : Mat Hand
Artist Mat Hand at work
Nottingham mural artist Mat Hand at work
Nottingham mural artist Mat Hand and his bright cartoon-style art keep popping up all over the city.

Here we exhibit some of his work.
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Mat Hand has taken on many outdoor projects painting schools, building sites, cafes and even a 140ft long mural depicting Nottingham's tram route which is displayed in Old Market Square.

Mat says: "I've been painting murals since 1999. They range from corporate works to private commissions and exist as both permanent and temporary artworks. To date none of my paintings have suffered any form of vandalism."

Here are examples of his work that you might see brightening up the Nottingham eyeline (All images copyright Mat Hand):

mural
Title: You Are Here 2
Date: February 2002
Location: Lake Street Homeless Hostel, Nottingham


mural
Title: School
Date: December 2001
Location: Forest Fields Primary, Nottingham


mural
Title: The Learning Curve
Date: December 2001
Location: 6th Form Construction site, New College, Nottm


mural
Title: If You Go Down To The Woods Today
Date: August 2000
Location: Snapewood Community Centre, Bulwell

Nottingham born and bred, 29-year-old Mat, of Mount Hooton, The Forest, studied a Contemporary Arts Degree at Nottingham Trent University and got into his trade after creating a mural in Forest Fields as part of his course.
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