Walter T. Matia is active/lives in Maryland, Ohio. Walter Matia is known for wildlife sculpture-birds and sporting dogs, fountains.
Maryland-based wildlife sculptor Walter Matia, born in 1953, got an
early start at paying attention to creatures that soar, crawl or hide
in the grass. He was raised near a wooded park in a Cleveland
suburb and says his boyhood days were filled with "bird-watching,
botanizing, log flipping and collecting." As an avid duck hunter, he
has experienced "a lifetime of icy mornings, blistered feet,
mosquitoes, torrid afternoons, chapped hands, wonderful dinners and the
companionship of great and knowledgeable friends"all of which he
eventually translated into his art.
Matia's early artistic
leanings were encouraged by his parents and teachers. Art museums were
a familiar part of life. From high school until a year or ... Displaying 750 of 9402 characters.