Matias Longoria

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About the Artist

Matias was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He eventually moved to California and then the Galveston, Texas where in high school he became interested in painting and animation. He studied printmaking and painting at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and animation at the California Institute of the Arts where he obtained his BFA. Since that time he has maintained art studios in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Indiana, and now Florida, producing a wide variety of work with equal passion. Those works include, etchings, collage, oils, pastels, monotypes, and murals and the subject matter ranges from traditional landscapes, still life, and figures, to abstract and color field, to narrative and surreal.

Matias is married and has two sons, an orange dog, and an orange cat. Longoria's studio in beautiful Pensacola, Florida is open to anyone interested in his work by appointment.