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Walter Matia

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Walter T. Matia (Born 1953) is active/lives in Maryland, Ohio.  Walter Matia is known for Wildlife sculpture-birds and sporting dogs, fountains.

Biography photo for Walter T. Matia 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 two after college, he spent every summer working in the exhibits department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, where details of wildlife and their habitats became etched in his mind.

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Facts about Walter Matia

   Publications  Book References:  14
Magazine References:  23

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23 Miscellaneous Magazine References for Walter Matia
Magazine Article Date Author Color
Southwest Art On the Scene December 2004 Editors, Southwest Art Yes
Southwest Art Art Events-Wyoming September 2004 Osterman, Julie Yes
Wildlife Art Field Notes November 2003 Editor, Wildlife Art Yes
Art of the West What's News September 2003 Editor, Art of the West Yes
Southwest Art On the Scene September 2003 Editor, Southwest Art Yes
Art-Talk Cox Claims Prix de West Top Prize August 2003 Editor, Art-Talk Yes
Southwest Art Art Events-Coast to Coast June 2003 Herrin, Alice Yes
Wildlife Art Review: The Wildlife Experience May 2003 Nelson, Mary Yes
Wildlife Art Field Notes March 2003 Nelson, Mary Yes
Southwest Art Art Events, Coast to Coast February 2003 Editors, Southwest Art Yes
Wildlife Art Turning Points: The Road to Success January 2003 Abbett, Robert K No
Southwest Art News Beat- On the Scene December 2002 Editors, Southwest Art Yes
Wildlife Art Field Notes November 2002 Editors, Wildlife Art Yes
Art of the West What's News September 2002 Editors, Art of the West Yes
Southwest Art On the Scene September 2002 Editors, Southwest Art Yes
Art-Talk Grelle tops Prix de West field August 2002 Editors, Art-Talk Yes
Wildlife Art Walter Matia - Critical Mass July 2002 Rowland, Rebecca H. Yes
Southwest Art A Legacy of Art June 2002 Gangelhoff, Bonnie Yes
Art-Talk Wild About Sculpture January 2002 Jarvis, John No
Southwest Art Realism Today July 2001 Editor, Southwest Art Yes
Art of the West What's News October 2000 Editors, Art of the West Yes
Southwest Art Wildlife Art June 2000 Harvey, Eleanor Jones Yes
Wildlife Art Russell A Fink: Collector April 1997 Koenke, Robert J Yes
14 Book References for Walter Matia
Year Author Title Pages Color
2012 Editor, Men's Arts Council, Phoenix Art Museum The West Select (Phoenix Art Museum)
(Exhibition catalog)
94 Yes
2005 Inc. -
Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005 479 No
2003 Editor Great American Artists Exhibition Exhibition and Sale
(Exhibition catalog)
67 Yes
2003 Ong, John Doyle (Intro) Art at the Residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Norway: Art in Embassies Program 52 Yes
2003 Schroeder, Charles (Intro) Prix de West 30th Anniversary 2003
(Exhibition catalog)
204 Yes
2002 Matia, Walter T. Walter T. Matia 86 Yes
2001 Editor, Cincinnati Bell Great American Artists Exhibition and Sale
(Exhibition catalog)
79 Yes
2001 Sweet, Francis; David Wagner Art and the Animal: The Society of Animal Artists 41st Annual Members Exhibition 2001
(Exhibition catalog)
80 No
2000 Editor, Cincinnati Bell Great American Artists Exhibition and Sale
(Exhibition catalog)
78 Yes
1998 Western Rendezvous of Art Western Rendezvous of Art Twentieth Annual
(Exhibition catalog)
48 Yes
1997 Cincinnati Museum Center Great American Artists Exhibition and Sale
(Exhibition catalog)
82 Yes
1996 Strueber, Michael (Director) Selections From the Permanent Collection: Southern Alleghenies 118 Yes
1993 Southwest Art The Red Book Western American Price Index 126 No
1992 Peterson, Roger Tory (Foreward) Art and the Animal, The Society of Animal Artists
(Exhibition catalog)
120 Yes