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After graduating in 1977 from the University of North Carolina, Matthew began his art career at the Torpedo Factory in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Thirty six years later, Matthew continues to create works that touch the soul and relax the mind. His use of bold lines and imaginative colors have contributed to an unmistakable style that are enjoyed both domestically and internationally. In his Torpedo Factory studio, Matthew continues to paint with passion and individuality in full view of the public and he shows no signs of slowing down. Matthew is internationally renowned for his  Tall Tulips® collection of paintings and prints.

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 The Tower Club, Tyson’s Corner, VA.
  • 2013 King Street Art Festival, Alexandria, VA.
  • 2012 King Street Art Festival, Alexandria, VA.
  • 2011 Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD.
  • 2010 DC Metropolitan Art Expo, National Harbor, MD.
  • 2009 Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown Hospital, Washington, D.C.
  • 2006 The Byrne Gallery, Middleburg, VA.
  • 2004 Kevin Butler Gallery, Edgartown, MA.
  • 2002 Toledo Museum, Toledo, OH.
  • 2001 20th Century Gallery, Williamsburg, VA.
  • 2000 Art Expo, New York City, NY.
  • 1997 Universal North Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1992 Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1989 Ivy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
  • 1988 Ariel Gallery, Soho, New York, NY.
  • 1986 Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1986 Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1985 Zenith Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1984 Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY.
  • 1984 Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1982 Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.
  • 1981 Millersville University, Millersville, PA.
  • 1980 Olshonsky Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1977 Ackland Museum, Chapel Hill, NC.

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

  • 1997 Stepping Out, Hand Work Shop Art Center, Richmond, VA.
  • 1986 Ambiguous Relationships, Strathmore HaIl, Rockville MD / Juror: David Tannous, Art Critic.
  • 1986 FCCA Exhibition , Fairfax, VA. / Juror: Frederick Brandt, Curator of 20th Century Art, Virginia Museum / Cash Award.
  • 1984 Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition, Frederick, MD. / Juror: Linda Roscoe Hardigan, Associate Curator, The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. / Cash Award for Most Innovative.
  • 1984 FCCA Exhibition, Fairfax, VA. / Juror: Michael Botwnick, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC / Cash Award. Metro Art at Strathmore Hall, Rockville, MD.

COLLECTIONS

  • Library of Foreign Languages, Moscow, Russia.
  • U.S. Airways, Reagan National Airport, First Class Lounge.
  • United Technologies, Washington D.C.
  • Eve Restaurant, Alexandria, VA.
  • Ridgewells Caterers Bethesda MD.
  • U.S. State Department, Guangzhou China.
  • Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp, New York, NY.
  • U.S. Embassy, Beijing, China.
  • U.S. Cultural Center, Milan, Italy.
  • U.S. State Department, Kingston, Jamaica.
  • Carlyle Group, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. State Department, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Leaseway Transportation, Secaucus, NJ.
  • Corn Refiners Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Dominion Investment, McLean, VA.
  • Kendall Taylor (Author: ‘Phillip Evergood Never Separate from the Heart’).
  • U.S. Information Service, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • U.S. Information Service, Budapest, Hungary.
  • U.S. Information Service, Sarajevo, Bosnia.
  • U.S. Information Service, Vladivostok, Russia.
  • U.S. Information Service, Batislava, Slovakia.
  • U.S. Information Service, Guadalahara, Mexico.
  • Hay Adams Hotel, Washington, D.C.
  • New York Life Insurance Company, New York, NY.
  • The Trellis Restaurant, Williamsburg, VA.
  • Steelman Health Strategies, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. State Department, Shenyang Manchuria, China.