Matthew Frederick’s paintings are emboldened with lively energy, presenting an unconventional and amusing spin on the genre of landscape painting. He looks within the landscape to capture and exaggerate the whimsical shadows and shapes cast from ordinary objects in everyday life resulting in visual imprints of the physical world that draw attention to its most striking features.

Matthew Frederick’s paintings are emboldened with lively energy, presenting an unconventional and amusing spin on the genre of landscape painting. His compositions are rendered with a resplendent color palette using generous applications of paint and undulating brushwork. He looks within the landscape to capture and exaggerate the whimsical shadows and shapes cast from ordinary objects in everyday life resulting in visual imprints of the physical world that draw attention to its most striking features.

Select Exhibitions
Arthaus “20th Anniversary Show” January 2017 San Francisco, CA
Arc Gallery “Identity” March 2016 San Francisco, CA
Arc Gallery “ArtBears” June 2016 San Francisco, CA
Arthaus “Mix Masters” June 2015 San Francisco, CA
Eggers Gallery “New Works” May 2015 New York, NY
Arthaus “Designers Picks” April 2015 San Francisco, CA
Arc Gallery “Retrofit” March 2014 San Francisco, CA
Shorenstein Plaza “California Impressions” 2013 San Francisco, CA
Marji Gallery “The Landscape” 2012 Santa Fe, NM
201 California “Expansive Whimsy February 2012 San Francisco, CA
Saville Gallery “Landscape” May 2010 Cumberland, MD
Soma Grand Gallery January 2009 San Francisco, CA
Reaves Gallery “United” June 2008 San Francisco, CA
Geras Tousignant Gallery “Still” June 2006 San Franicsco, CA
Atelier Gallery “Expansion” June 2005 San Francisco, CA

Recognitions
Lux Magazine San Francisco: October 2015
Marin Magazine: February 2013
Architectural Digest: September 2008

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