Matthew James Christopher Reilly was born in Appleton, WI. He is a formally trained artist who graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD) in 1985 with a BFA in drawing and printmaking. Matthew is also a longstanding carpenter and master craftsman.
Matthew’s artistic philosophy relates to an expression of movement and color as a gesture of self and the world around. Artistic influences include Impressionism, German Expressionists and the Abstract Movement and Expressionists. Matthew’s signature artistic technique is his “Pulled Paint Process” demonstrated in this YouTube video.
Opening May 11th, 6:30-8:00pm (meet Matthew at the reception)