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Walter Matia

About Walter Matia

Walter Matia was educated at Williams College in Massachusetts, and earned degrees in Biology and Art Design. He worked in the exhibits department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and served as the Vice President of The Nature Conservancy for Land Management.

Walter is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, a Master Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists, Master Wildlife Artist at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and a Gilcrease Museum Rendezvous Artist.

He resides in Dickerson, Maryland with his wife, two children and two dogs.

Click on the images below to view Walter Matia's artwork available for sale at this year's show.

Artist Statement

“No Country for Old Frogs”

Green Heron Pair
Some birds are about what they look like. Some birds are about attitude, and some birds are about when and where you see them. Green Herons are the whole package. Strikingly beautiful, assertive, elusive, and a perfect design complement to where you find them.

Past Artwork


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