Marie Matthews

Artist,Teacher

Analog

A few paintings and drawings

Digital

Mixed photography and digital painting, mostly on an iPhone

Teaching: Chastain Arts Center

I teach Figure Drawing/Painting throughout the year, as well as workshops on iPhone photography and digital painting, at Chastain Arts Center in Atlanta. For more information or to register, contact Chastain at (404) 252-2927.

Selected Awards and Juried Shows - Painting

  • Second Place - National Arts Program, Professional Artists Category, 2012, Bench Lady
  • Cheaps Joe's Award - Southern Watercolor Society, Smoking, 2011, (Eric Wiegardt, Juror)
  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, Passion for Red Show, 2010, (Chery Baird, Juror)
  • Honorable Mention - Atlanta Artists Center, Values Show, 2010, (Christopher Hickey, Juror)
  • Honorable Mention - Atlanta Artists Center, Heart and Soul Show, 2010, (Brett Osborn, juror)
  • Honorable Mention - Atlanta Artists Center, Winners' Circle Show, 2010, (Robert Westerfelt, juror)
  • Southern Watercolor Society, 33rd Annual Exhibition, 2010
  • Third Place - Georgia Watercolor Society, Members' Exhibition, 2009, (Judi Betts, juror)
  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, Art Trek, 2009, (Larry Walker, Juror)
  • M. Graham Award - Georgia Watercolor Society, National Exhibition, 2009 (Ted Nuttall, Juror)
  • Southern Watercolor Society, 32rd Annual Exhibition, 2009
  • Atlanta Artists Center, National Exhibition, 2010
  • Atlanta Artists Center, various monthly shows
  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, Celebration, 2008, (Dale Rayburn, Juror)
  • First Place - Georgia Watercolor Society, Members' Exhibition, 2008, (Jean Pederson, Juror)
  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, On the Edge Show, 2008, (Alan Tiegreen, Juror)
  • National Watercolor Society, All Member Exhibition, 2008
  • Transparent Watercolor Society of America, 2008
  • Southern Watercolor Society, 2008
  • Georgia Watercolor Society, National Exhibition, 2008
  • Atlanta Artists Center, various monthly shows, 2008
  • Gold Award - Southern Watercolor Society, 30th Annual Exhibition, 2007 (Frank Webb, Juror)
  • Second Place - Georgia Watercolor Society, Members' Exhibition, 2007 (John Salminen, Juror)
  • People's Choice Award - Atlanta Artists Center, National Exhibition, 2007
  • Winsor & Newton Merit Award - Atlanta Artists Center, National Exhibition, 2007
  • Honorable Mention - Atlanta Artists Center, June 2007
  • Georgia Watercolor Society, National Exhibition, 2007
  • Atlanta Artists Center, various monthly shows, 2007
  • First Place, Atlanta Artists Center, AAC in the Limelight Show, 2006 (Mark Chatov, Juror)
  • First Place, Painting - Okefenokee Heritage Center, Annual Juried Art Show, 2006
  • First Place, Mixed Media - Okefenokee Heritage Center, Annual Juried Art Show, 2006
  • Honorable Mention - Georgia Watercolor Society, Members' Exhibition, 2006 (Alex Powers, Juror)
  • Georgia Watercolor Society, National Exhibition, 2006
  • Atlanta Artists Center, National Exhibition, 2006
  • Atlanta Artists Center, various monthly shows, 2006
  • Membership Award - Georgia Watercolor Society, Members' Exhibition, 2005 (Larry Walker, Juror)
  • First Place - Atlanta Artists Center, New Member Show, 2005 (Larry King, Juror)
  • Honorable Mention - Atlanta Artists Center, Dogwood Show, 2005
  • Merit Award - Atlanta Artists Center, Traveling Show, 2005
  • Southern Watercolor Society, 2005
  • Dunwoody Fine Arts Association, 2005
iPhone Photography

In 2012, Marie's iPhone photography was featured on iphoneography.com, iphoneographycentral.com, pixelsatanexhibition.com, the Los Angeles Times, C-Net, MacWorld, and other publications. Other recognition includes:

  • Mobile Photography Awards 2014 - First Place and Honorable Mention in Performing Arts
  • Mobile Photography Awards, 2013 - Top 10 Finalist from over 10,000 international entries.
  • Best Mobile Photographs of 2013 - theappwhisperer.com
  • Mobile Photography Awards, 2013 - First Place in Performing Arts, Second Place in Visual Effects, and four Honorable Mentions from over 10,000 international entries.
  • Featured in Mobile Masters, 50 of the most notable iPhone photographers worldwide, at MacWorld
  • Featured in The Art of iPhone Photography, published in 2013
  • Mobile Barcelona World Congress, 2013, Barcelona, Spain
  • MobilePixation, An Exhibition of iPhone Photography, 2012, London, England
  • Third Wave Exhibition, 2012, Bremen, Germany, and Berkeley, California
  • iPhoneogenic.com - selected as one of the best mobile photographers of 2012
  • appwhispererer.com - selected as one of the best mobile photographers of 2012
  • Los Angeles Mobile Arts Festival, 2012, 7 pieces accepted
  • Artist of the Month, iPhoneArt.com, April 2012 and June 2011
  • Artist of the Day, iPhoneArt.com, March 2011, June 2011, April 2012, November 2012