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Matt Jonas


Type:
Visual arts
Location:
Goolwa SA

Style

I usually work on canvas, but also airbrush on brick walls, galvanised fences, MDF, aluminium, car bonnets, bike helmets tanks/fenders, t shirts, etc.

  • Airbrush Art - realism - surrealism
  • Signwriting with brush or digital
  • Calligraphy - Pens and ink

Biography

Painting has always been a part of my life. As a boy I sketched and practiced calligraphy with my grandfather.

I am a signwriter by trade and have over 18 years experience with airbrushing.

Of late I have been making public art and teaching airbrushing and signwriting skills to local youth in programs supported by:

  • Mission Australia
  • Country Arts SA
  • Regional Development Australia
  • Whale Centre Victor Harbour

Achievements

  • Voted #1 airbrush artist in Australia 1999
  • Voted #1 signwriter in Australia 1999
  • Apprentice of the year 1996-97
  • Launched Creative Grind TV program in 2014 - how I paint my murals and construct my guitars and drum kits.
  • I make hand crafted guitars from recycled timber.