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Maribel Matthews

Star Of The Week

Top Featured Artist | ArtTour International NY.

PAINTING IS MY PASSION AND HAS BECOME A NECESSITY.
RAISING AWARENESS OF OUR PRECIOUS PLANET’S PLIGHT THROUGH MY ART HAS BECOME MY MISSION.

“Winds Of Change” Oil On Canvas by Maribel Matthews.

WAS THERE A PIVOTAL MOMENT WHEN YOU DECIDED TO FOLLOW YOUR PATH AS AN ARTIST?

It was always my dream but it took until my retirement to be sbkr to become a professional artist.

CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR WORK FOR US?

It has developed from fine art to impressions to abstract.

WHAT DOES YOUR WORK AIM TO SAY?

Raising awareness of the dangers of climate change by depicting the beauty of nature and the increase of natural disasters brought about by ourselves.

HOW DO YOU THINK YOUR WORK FITS WITHIN SOCIETY IN OUR PRESENTTIMES?

Very relevant as we are in a very dangerous situation regarding global warming.

Maribel Matthews – Star Of The Week.

“Save Our Oceans” Oil On Canvas by Maribel Matthews.

WHEN LOOKING BACK, WHAT ARTWORKS COME TO MINDA THAT MOST RELATE TO YOUR LIFE STORY?

The birth of Venus.

WHO ARE YOUR BIGGEST INFLUENCES?

  • The impressionists
  • Turner
  • Sorolla

CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS?

It has developed due to the influences of the above.

WHAT VISUAL REFERENCES DO YOU DRAW UPON IN YOUR WORK?

  • Natural disasters.
  • The beauty of our natural world.
  • Children.

ANY UPCOMING PROJECTS?

I have been fortunate to be able to exhibit in New York and all over Europe hope to be able to continue.

“Twilight” Oil On Canvas by Maribel Matthews.

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www.maribelmatthews.com

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Written by Viviana Puello

Viviana is a Colombo-American Artist, Curator, Writer and Advocate for the arts. Founder of Vivid Arts Network, Create 4 Peace, Artists For A Green Planet, Author of the book “Just Be Inspired,” and an awardwinning director and producer. Viviana Puello founded ArtTour International Magazine in 2011. Since then, she has served as the CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and the face for ArtTour International Magazine.
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