Welcome to the Paintings of MJ Forster

MJ Forster

M J Forster is a British painter known primarily for his bold original watercolour landscapes. He also paints and draws in other mediums across a range of subjects with a particular interest in abstraction, geometry and colour theory.

He has drawn and painted since childhood and has always been an artist. Having regularly exhibited from aged 13 with annual solo shows from 1993. He opened his first studio gallery in Northern England in 1997 and has continued to work and exhibit from his own spaces ever since.

His work is in a constant state of metamorphosis and in 2008 his traditional watercolour landscapes developed into his unique and immediately recognizable Überpaintings style. More recently he has focused on his abstract and geometric work with particular attention given to colour theory.

M J has exhibited extensively with galleries across Britain and has exhibited at over 40 UK art fairs. With a substantial social media following his original paintings are received all over the world. His first retrospective book illustrating his broad depth of ideas and techniques was published in 2014. M Js will continue to develop and refine his current work alongside his relentless pursuit of new concepts and audiences

Kickstarter July 2017

The second phase was a great success. I’ll be busy with the Autumn art fairs now so will complete in 2018.

The Gallery

I have just moved to a larger studio space in the market place in Hexham. Literally 1 minutes walk from the old gallery just to the right of The Edinburgh Woolen Mill. I’m on the 2nd floor just keep going up the stairs, so do come and visit if your in the area.

The Gallery

I have just moved to a larger studio space in the market place in Hexham. Literally 1 minutes walk from the old gallery just to the right of The Edinburgh Woolen Mill. I’m on the 2nd floor just keep going up the stairs, so do come and visit if your in the area.

The Gallery

I have just moved to a larger studio space in the market place in Hexham. Literally 1 minutes walk from the old gallery just to the right of The Edinburgh Woolen Mill. I’m on the 2nd floor just keep going up the stairs, so do come and visit if your in the area.

New work April 8th 2017

/
Here are six of my latest fractal watercolours. All of them are…

Fractals Spring 2017

/
These are huge watercolours 150 x 100cm. There based on 600…

New Book

/
Colour has always been a major interest of mine. The past few…

Follow, Learn & Enjoy

youtube
twitter
facebook

MJ Forster : Welcome Message

What others say about Matt

Nicola Wilson

The moment I unwrapped my small original of birch trees I was totally in love. It is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever owned and brings me immense pleasure everyday.
I have absolutely no regrets with my purchase and plan to own more Matt Forster paintings in the future.

Nicola WilsonWatercolour
Heather Alabaster

The word ‘watercolour’ somehow implies a picture which is traditional, delicate, light and whimsical. To encounter a Matt Forster watercolour is altogether different. They are thoroughly contemporary, bold, and with total clarity of vision. Vividly graphic in their shades and tones, they still evoke a strong emotional sense in the viewer. These magical landscapes of unusual colours and simple shapes yet convey the absolute essence and feel of place. Stand back, marvel and be hooked!

Heather AlabasterWatercolour
Seth Ridley

I own one of Matt’s uberpaintings and it is superb. If you want a quality landscapepainting then I’d highly recommend speaking to Matt or checking out his website www.mjforster.com

Seth RidleyUberpainting
Stu Kent

Love my 2 prints I bought. Look great on the wall.

Stu KentPrint