Born 1957, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
National Diploma, Sculpture, Trivandram College of Fine Arts. Two years, MS University, Vadodara.
Scholarship: Hoch Schule fur Bildene Kunset, West Germany. Faculty of Sculpture, MS University, Vadodara, 1994. During the time he spent in Germany, his work comprised mostly of wooden figures. He has since experimented with fiberglass. On his return to India, Mathew has exhibited widely, in major galleries in India as well as abroad. He lives and works in Bhopal, India.