Matt started at Intense Colours in mid 2019, starting out as a customer of Gary, soon developed into a friendship and he became a regular canvas for Gary’s artwork. Matt worked on decorating the shop and helping turn it into what Gary envisaged his shop to be. Matt one day hope’s to take a route into tattooing also and be able to build his own client base in both tattooing and piercing.
Matt was born in Bristol and emigrated at 9 to New Zealand with his family. Shortly after arriving back in UK came to a village in Hampshire before finding his now fiance in Southampton and building a family here.
When hes not in the shop, Matt works as a self employed estate manager to a large private estate and gardens in Hampshire. In this role he undertakes many physical jobs, from tree surgery to fencing and land/forestry management.
Matt's hobbies consist of outdoor & country pursuits and is also a keen Viking & Norse enthusiast. Which will become very evident if you meet him!