I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Here are some images from a life size nativity scene that I created for the… Read more Merry Christmas! →
I have some new works available at the Michael LaConte Gallery in Chicago. They include a couple of still life paintings and plein air landscape sketches. To learn more follow… Read more New Works Available at Michael LaConte Gallery →
Here is a video of a brief walk through of my show A Dream Incarnate: Italian Landscapes and Portraits at the Oak Park Public Library. The show runs for the month of July. Please stop by and take a look.
The Dream Incarnate: Italian Landscapes and Portraits is a show of paintings by the artist Matthew James Collins.
Premio Arte Laguna, the international competition and show, will open its 11th edition this Saturday, March 25th. My picture shown above was selected a finalist in the painting section. The opening is open to the public and more information can be found in the link.
I just wrapped up my 4 week oil portrait painting course for the Charles Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy. It was a great group and everyone made a lot of… Read more Four Week Oil Portrait Painting Course at Charles Cecil Studios in Florence →