Arts purpose is to explore our inner existence and making it visible. Engaging the physical world and extracting meaning has been the artist’s concern for millennia. Matthew expresses his pictorial vision in a variety of mediums. He works in oil, fresco, pastel and watercolor. Not limited to a single genre, his oeuvre includes landscape, still life, figure and portraiture. The quality of Matthew’s work has been recognized by numerous artistic associations including: the Portrait Society of America, the Art Laguna Prize, ModPortrait and the American Society of Traditional Artists. In addition to his studio practice, he regularly accepts commission work that includes multifigure compositions, landscapes and portraits.