Matt Smith Spanish Peaks Wilderness mountain rocks landscape oil painting

Matt Smith biography:

Matt Smith was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1960.  At an early age, he moved to Arizona where he developed his life long connection to the Sonoran Desert and the great outdoors. This was a connection that would eventually influence his decision to paint the landscape. As a teenager, he also lived two years in France and one year in Switzerland. While in Europe, he had the opportunity to visit many of the great museums which helped solidify his love for art. 

In 1985, Smith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Arizona State University. Somewhat frustrated with the abstract focus of the program at ASU, he began looking to outside sources for inspiration and guidance. These sources included fellow artists, fine galleries and museums. This is where his “real” education began.

Matt Smith painting on location mountains sky

These days, Matt can often be found painting en plein air from southern Arizona to the Canadian Rockies, from the California coast to the Rocky Mountains. “I appreciate traditional landscape painting and I am inspired by the pristine landscapes of the American West.  I enjoy working in areas where one can travel for miles without seeing the influence of man.  When I paint, I feel I’ve hit the mark when I’ve captured a balance between mood, look and feel.

 

Available paintings:

Matt Smith Bulldog Canyon Arizona desert wash cacti cactus saguaro mountains desert landscape oil painting

“Bulldog Canyon”
Matt Smith
Oil   10″ x 12″
$2,100

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Matt Smith Winter Willow snow winter mountains stream brook river landscape oil painting

“Winter Willow”
Matt Smith
Oil   7″ x 9″
$1,600

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Matt Smith California Air trees mountains landscape oil painting

“California Air”
Matt Smith
Oil   9″ x 12″
$2,100

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Matt Smith Buckskin Gulch mountain desert oil landscape painting

“Buckskin Gulch”
Matt Smith
Oil   9″ x 12″
$2,100

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Matt Smith Spanish Peaks Wilderness mountain rocks landscape oil painting

“Spanish Peaks Wilderness”
Matt Smith
Oil   16″ x 20″
$5,200

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Matt Smith Border Rock mountain desert oil landscape painting

“Border Rock”
Matt Smith
Oil   11″ x 14″
$3,500
(sold with “Border Rock” watercolor)

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Matt Smith Border Rock mountain desert watercolor landscape painting

“Border Rock Study”
Matt Smith
watercolor    3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
$3,500
(sold with “Border Rock” oil)

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Matt Smith First Snow rock mountain snow trees wilderness landscape oil painting

“First Snow”
Matt Smith
Oil   12″ x 14″
$2,900

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Interested in any of these paintings, call us 800-958-5360 or email us sales@artzline.com.

 

Sold paintings:

Matt Smith Willow Spring Barrels cactus western landscape cacti oil painting sold

“Willow Spring Barrels”
Matt Smith
Oil   16″ x 12″
SOLD

 

Matt Smith North Of Anchorage Alaska mountain snow river stream lake high mountain landscape oil painting

“North Of Anchorage”
Matt Smith
Oil   9″ x 13″
SOLD

 

Matt Smith Sailor Lake Shoreline lake stream river mountain Bishop California landscape oil painting

“Sailor Lake Shoreline”
Matt Smith
Oil   20″ x 26″
SOLD

 

Matt Smith Early Morning On The Tonto saguaro cacti cactus desert oil landscape painting sold

“Early Morning On The Tonto”
Matt Smith
Oil   16″ x 24″
SOLD

 

 

Matt Smith "Artists' Choice Award" winner 20th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational seascape landscape oil painting
Matt Smith “Artists’ Choice Award” winner at the 20th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational 2018

 

Matt Smith PleinAir Magazine cover image
Matt Smith
Matt Smith Art of the West magazine cover mountain landscape painting
Matt Smith “Iceberg Lake”

 

matt smith david wilkinson prix de west exhibition 2018 art show sale
Matt Smith and David Wilkinson at the 2018 Prix de West Exhibition & Sale

 

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