William V. Matthies


BFA, Chouinard Art Institute, 2 scholarships, Los Angeles, California, 1971.

Solo Art Exhibitions:
Hall Gallery, New Zealand, 2003
Paintings and sculpture

Brocken Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1996
Sumi paintings, drawings, performance art

San Marino Gallery, San Marino, California, 1987
Sumi paintings, bronzes, sculpture

Morningstar Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1985
Sumi inks, paintings, bronzes

Canterbury Society of Arts Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1981
Drawings, serigraphs, bronzes

Group Juried Art Exhibitions:
Gallery IV, Los Angeles, California, 1995
Taos Spring Arts Celebration, Taos, New Mexico, 1986
Presden Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1986
Pelham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1985
Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1985
Landau Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1984

Social Action Exhibitions:
Hahamonga Re-dedication Ceremony,
The Culture Factory, Pasadena, California, 1993

Pagan Ceremony
Cleveland National Forest, California, 1993

Ritual of Environmental and Social Action
Hakataramia Valley, New Zealand, 1981

Community Involvement:
Member, Board of Directors of Arroyo Seco Foundation
Pasadena, California

Member, Board of Directors of The Light-Bringer Project
Pasadena, California

Member, Executive Committee
Native American Arts Festival and Marketplace
Pasadena Parks and Recreation
Pasadena, California

Instructor: Life Drawing Workshop, Community Art Program, Kurow, New Zealand, Chouinard School of Art


  • Landscape Art
  • Sculpture
  • Fine Art