Annu Palakunnathu Matthew's recent exhibitions include the Newark Art Museum, Newark, NJ, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, Sepia International, New York City, the RISD Museum, the 2006 Noorderlicht Photo Festival in Netherlands and the 2005 Le Mois de la Photo a Montreal Photo Biennale in Canada.
In 2007, Matthew was the first of three artists to be awarded the 2007 MacColl Johnson Fellowship in Visual Arts. Among the list of other grants recently supporting Matthew's work include the John Gutmann Fellowship, Rhode Island State Council of the Arts Fellowship and the American Institute of Indian Studies Creative Arts fellowship. She was recently an artist in residence at the Yaddo Colony, Saratoga Springs, NY and the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH. Her work can be found in the collection of the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, and the RISD Museum, Providence, RI, among others.
Matthew's work is included in the book BLINK from Phaidon, that according to the publisher celebrates the quality and vision of today's 100 most exciting international contemporary photographers.
Annu Palakunnathu Matthew is on the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and the URI Council for the Humanities. She is represented by Sepia International Inc., New York City & Tasveer Gallery, India.