I have worked in the creative sector since 1995. In 2006 Matthew Couper Ltd was established.
Below are some organisations that Matthew Couper Ltd has been contracted to support.
You can find information about my employment with the GLA, Southwark Council and Lewisham Council here.
Arts Network is an arts and mental health charity supporting people with severe and enduring mental health needs
Over this time I have helped to stabilise the organisation and raised over £500k
Culture Seeds was a funding programme supporting cultural activities with grants of up 5k in neighbourhoods across London.
I have been evaluating the Culture Seeds programme, assessing the impact the programme has had on communities across London
Deptford X is a contemporary visual arts festival taking place in Deptord, SE London
Programme Director (2008 - 2016)
Whilst directing the programme I worked with Rob & Roberta Smith, Mark Titchner and Hew Locke, as well as range of incredibly talented new and emerging artists.
Here is an interview with LeCool
Project Blake celebrated the life of William Blake.
The programme included a festival and installation of mosaics and sound boxes in Centaur Street near North Lambeth
Programme Director (2007-08)
I managed and delivered the programme, including raising 200k
Futures Theatre Company
Futures Theatre is a new writing company that celebrates women and their extraordinary lives.
Development Consultant (2008-14)
I helped the organisation to fundraaise for a range of projects, most notably FINE a project supporting women in street prostitution.