Artist: Paul Matthews. "Our canoe holds water", oversize board, 18 x 28". Acrylic painted on to acid-free poster board.
Excerpt from: Reviews "While he paints in a style that effortlessly combines realism and expressionism, he doesn't construct narratives. He re-creates memories, and especially the way the mind constantly travels back and forth along a continuum connecting past and present."
1957-60 Cooper Union Art School, NYC (highest achievement prize)
1951-54 Kenyon College, Ohio1946-51 South Kent School, Connecticut
Paul is one of our local treasures. A good neighbor, great artist, and a generous contributor to this event. Thanks Paul!
See his work: Paul Matthews Website