CURLEW CASTINGS: THE SCULPTURE STUDIO OF WALTER MATIA
Walter Matia was educated at Williams College in Massachusetts and began casting bronze sculptures in 1980. Initially, he concentrated on bird life, over the years he has worked on sporting dogs and other mammals. In 1987 he began a series of large fountain and garden pieces.
His works have been exhibited in one man shows at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. He is regular participant of the Society of Animal Artists; National Sculpture Society; Masters of the American West; Coors Western Art and the Prix de West Invitational. Walter is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, a Master Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists and a Master Wildlife Artist at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. His sculptures have toured with various shows to dozens of museums both in the United States and abroad.
Did You Know?
Walter earned degrees in Biology and Art Design.
He has received several awards.
His sculptures have toured to dozens of museums in the U.S. and abroad.
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The bronze work of celebrated sculptor and naturalist Walter Matia