ON VIEW: November 20 - December 19, 2021

Substitute T-shirt by Matt Irie

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). Irie’s paintings have been included in numerous group exhibitions throughout the US. In 2011 he had solo exhibitions at The Wright Museum of Art in Beloit, WI and Ebersmoore Gallery in Chicago. In 2012 & 2013 Irie was included in two-person exhibitions at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, TX, and Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL. Most recently Irie’s work was included in group exhibitions at Alan Koppel Gallery in Chicago, IL and SUPERDUTCHESS (now Below Grand) in New York, NY. There will be a solo exhibition of Irie’s paintings at the Evanston Art Center in November of 2021.


This exhibition will be held in the Second Floor Gallery + Atrium of the Evanston Art Center (EAC). All visitors are required to wear face masks. Please adhere to 6' social distancing requirements when in the gallery space. 

Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday: 1 pm - 6 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm


If you are interested in purchasing artwork on display, please contact Cara Feeney, Director of Exhibitions, at or (847) 475-5300 x 107.

This project is partially funded by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

Artwork shown: 

Substitute T-shirt | 2020 | Collaged Acrylic Latex on Panel | 33" x 25.5"