Matt Irie received his MFA from Northwestern University, Evanston (2002). Irie completed a permanent commission for the Chicago Public Libraries in 2005. He participated in the Luleá Art Biennial, Luleá, Sweden (2009) and was included in Double Take, a public exhibition of site-specific sculptural works funded by The Public Art Fund at MetroTech, Brooklyn, NY (2010). In 2011 he had solo exhibitions at The Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI and Ebersmoore Gallery, Chicago, IL. In 2012 & 2013 Irie was included in two-person exhibitions at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX and Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL. Most recently Irie’s work was included in a two-person exhibition at Left Field Gallery, Los Osos, CA (2020), Arresting Gestures, a solo exhibition at the Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL (2021) and Some of All, a solo exhibition at Cleaner Gallery & Projects, Chicago, IL (2023).