Full Moon
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Full Moon

Full Moon | Oil on Canvas | 30" x 36"

 

Who doesn’t love a good Nocturne? There is something so special about a painting that’s captured with predominantly dark colors in a low light scenario. It sets the table for such mystery. This painting was created out of my imagination. My attempt was to keep everything simple; all of the dark color in the painting is a set up for the limited amount of light that exists on the moon and a couple surrounding clouds. Holding back the temptation to lighten more areas is what helps hold everything together, to produce the glow of light.

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Nicole Wolff
Gallery Director

American artist Matthew Cutter aims to capture the beauty and solitude of the landscape; adept with both oil and acrylic, he paints his surroundings with sensitivity and poetic expression. A simple color harmony or pattern in nature is often the source of inspiration.

 

Employing a variety of techniques and tools keeps Matthew’s work fresh and exciting. Largely self-taught, Matthew is attempting to redefine acrylic as a medium equal to oil by manipulating surface textures to look like oil paint. His effort has not gone unnoticed as his collectors often comment on how his acrylic paintings resemble oils.

 

In 2010, he won the President’s Award at the Salmagundi Club in New York City, and in 2015 he was featured as an emerging artist in Southwest Art magazine. Matthew has work in several corporate collections and has built a loyal following among private collectors.

 

AWARDS

 

- Best of Show - National Acrylic & Oil Painters’ Society Best of America Juried Exhibition, September 2019 (Seasoned, 15”x20”)

- Winner - Art Muse Contest, August 2019 (Leaning, 16”x12”)

- Best Acrylic - Plein Air Salon Competition, June/July 2019 (Seasoned, 15”x20”)

- Outstanding Acrylic -  Bold Brush Painting Competition, June 2019 (Rolling Waves, 12”x16”)

- Award of Merit - NOAPS 2019 Spring Online International Exhibition, May 2019 (Glistening, 36”x72”)

- Honorable Mention -  ISAP 10th Annual Open International Online Exhibition, May 2019 (Glistening, 36”x72”)

- Finalist - Art Muse Contest, February 2019 (A Winter’s Night, 12”x16”)

- Finalist - Bold Brush Painting Competition, November 2018 (Cypress Forest, 48”x48”)

- Outstanding Acrylic - Bold Brush Painting Competition, September 2018 (Wildflowers, 30”x24”)

- Best Use of Light & Color - National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society Best of America Exhibit, 2018 (Fall Reflections, 14”x21” )

Outstanding Acrylic -  Bold Brush Painting Competition, July 2018 (Ocean Surge, 11"x12")

Honorable Mention -  Oil Painters of America, Spring 2018 (A Winter's Night, 12"x16")

Best Landscape -  National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society,  2017 (Transition, 16"x20")

Outstanding Acrylic -  Bold Brush Painting Competition, January 2017 (Findlay Market, 5"x7")

Finalist -  Art Muse Contest, January 2017 (Light & Shadow, 60"x60")

Finalist -  Bold Brush Painting Competition, July 2016 (Opening to Thingvellir Lake, 22.5"x15")

Finalist -  RayMar Art Contest, March 2015 (Summer Creek, 14"x18")

Best of Show - Bold Brush Painting Competition, April 2014 (Tending to the Fire, 38.25"x57.5")

Second Place - Bold Brush Painting Competition, December 2013 (Rooftops, 48"x40")

Second Place - Bold Brush Painting Competition, July 2013 (Asheville Waterfall, 12"x8")

Second Prize - International Artist Challenge No. 63: Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes, June/July 2011

The President's Award - SCNY Annual and Non-Member Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, July 2010

 

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

- Faver-Gray Design/Build/CM Services, Jacksonville Beach, FL

- Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank, Jacksonville, FL Branch

- Tanner & Bishop Law, Jacksonville, FL