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Vincent Mattina

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20120827182143-the_nine_billion_names_of_god
Nine Billion Names of God, 5-7-12 Digital 24" X 20" © 2012
20120827185110-victorinsect_box3
Victorinsect Box 3, Feb. 2012 Digital 30" X 30" © 2012
20120827185710-vitruvian_space-man
Vitruvian Space-Man, July 2012 Digital 24" X 20" © 2012
20120827190158-haarp__the_7th_trumpet
HAARP; the 7th trumpet, July 2012 Digital Mixed Media 20" X 16" © 2012
20120827190542-aries
Aries, July 2012 Digital Mixed Media 14' X 10" © 2012
20120827191721-monsanto
Monsanto, August 2012 Digital Mixed Media 14" X 17.5" © 2012
20120827193355-wage_peace
Wage Peace, August 2012 Digital Mixed Media 9" X 12" © 2012
20120827201629-bebgg2
Bebgg, Feb. 2011 Digital Mixed Media 12" X 16" © 2012
20120827201928-the_god_particle
The God Particle, July 2012 Digital Mixed Media 12.5" X 12.5" © 2012
20120827202145-salt_of_the_stars
Salt of the Stars, May 2012 Digital Mixed Media 15.5" X 15.5" © 2012
20120827202456-voices_from_the_sky
Voices from the sky, June 2012 Digital Mixed Media 19" X 19" © 2012
20130124042848-vincent_mattinaall_watch_over_by_machines_of_loving_grace__eve_
All Watch Over by Machines of Loving Grace, $450 Digital Print 20x20 © 2012
20131024023146-inhisimage
In his image , 2013 Digital Art 20" X 24"
20150512155851-low_tide
Low Tide, 2014 Mixed Media 20" X 24" © 2015
20150512161103-undiscovered_country
Undiscovered country, 2015 Mixed 16" X 20" © 2015
20150512161751-the_fall_of_man
The Fall of Man, 2014 Mixed Media 20' X 24" © 2015
20150512161301-mattina
Quick Facts
Birthplace
St. Louis
Birth year
1961
Lives in
Long Beach
Works in
Long Beach
Schools
Columbus College of Art and Design, 87, BFA
Representing galleries
The gallery Expo
Tags
cosmic, insects, astronauts, steampunk, mixed-media, photography, digital, conceptual
Statement

Born in St. Louis, Vincent began his love affair with art at a very early age. When he was first able to hold a pencil he knew he loved drawing. Throughout his early years and onto high school his love of art captured his soul. His passion and resolve to educate himself in visual arts led him to Columbus College of Art and Design. There he graduated with a BFA in Fine art & Illustration. In 1990 he moved out of the Midwest and into the Los Angeles area. He gained recognition in the commercial art world by working at companies in the Fashion, Marketing & Advertising industries.

Feeling the need to express himself as well as having a visual story to tell, Vincent decided to follow his first love and branch out into the fine art world. In his first show he was highlighted in a group show titled “For Love or Money”. This show was the crossroads between his commercial & fine art career and the first environment to feature his “Entomechanical” series that intertwines nature and machines inspired by photo realism, digital collage and technology. Since then he also has ventured into the Steam-Punk movement. Vincent was invited to show several of his “Professor Flux Repurposed Ray-Guns” at numerous galleries and museums in the southern California area.

In 2012 his art work “Victorian Insect Box 3“ was voted 1st place in the digital category juried art show at the Orange County fair. Also in 2012 his piece “All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (Adam)” received best of show at the Art for All People Gallery show entitled “Phoenix Rising”. Then in 2013 his work received a “Stellar” award by Digital Arts: California “Simply the Best 2” online exhibit.

His richly detailed works transports you to an alternate reality where science, nature and spirituality evolve. Vincent has shown in museums and galleries throughout southern California and his works grace the homes of various collectors.