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In Remembrance of Matthew Harding

Internationally renowned sculptor Matthew Harding tragically ended his life last week, leaving his partner Freya and their four children Arabella (10), Lulu (9), Polly (6) and Hugo (4). His death was unexpected and has shaken all who knew him – family, friends, collaborators, the town of Trentham, the cities of Canberra and Newcastle and art communities are all grieving a wonderful man who has left us too soon.

Matthew was a prolific sculptor, with work in many private and public collections nationally and internationally (

GoFundMe page has been set up in the hope of making the future slightly more secure for Matt’s family. Please donate if you have the means and share this page as widely as possible. A Facebook page, Tracks and Traces; A tribute to Matthew Harding, has also been set up to share memories of Matt.

The Funeral for Matthew Harding will be held at St Mary Magdelene Trentham on Thursday 8th March.  He is survived by partner Freya and their four children Arabella, Lulu, Polly and Hugo.



Monday 5 March, 2018
Thursday 5 April, 2018
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