Art Direction for documentary film “Juvenile” - 2018
JUVENILE explores how brain science, constitutional rights, and "smart on crime” economics are being used to disrupt the cradle to prison pipeline. Anchored by the personal stories of five young people across the country, the film's narrative reveals the trauma, healing, and hope inherent in all communities that strive for justice. Produced by Cat + Fish and True Story Pictures. JUVENILE website link HERE.
ESPN Academy Auction, Memphis, TN -2018
Matthew Thomas donates original artwork for auction through ESPN Academy in Memphis, TN
ESPN Academy is a non-profit, highly recognized, quality academic enrichment program. It serves school-age children through high school on Monday through Friday from 4:15 to 6 p.m. Children participate in age-appropriate education and enrichment opportunities that enhance their educational and social development. Their website is HERE.
Marriott/ The Ballantyne Hotel - 2018
The Marriott-branded hotel — The Ballantyne, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte is undergoing renovations through 2018. Matthew Thomas was commissioned to create and embellish a print of a previous painting. In addition, two licensed digital images were created for off-site printing. All images (on site) and design firm credits will be uploaded in Q1 2019.
Hilton Hotels & Stanford Hotels find creative collaboration with Matthew Thomas for the newly renovated L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington D.C.
Matthew Thomas recently created licensed art images for the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington D.C. Details, production team, designers and official images will be available after the hotel's completed renovations for Fall 2018.
Matthew Thomas Joins The Wescover Community Of Artists, Designers, and Creatives.
Wescover connects the people, places, and stories behind design objects that impact our everyday lives. Here, each item has context like you’d find in a gallery—from who the original Creator is, to what the story was behind it, to where you can see their work in the real world. Visit Matthew Thomas @ Wescover.com
Park Terrace Hotel, Bryant Park Selects Matthew Thomas For Additional Artwork for 2018 Opening.
Park Terrace Hotel, Bryant Park Selects Matthew Thomas' Artwork For Bryant Park Renovations
Park Terrace Hotel, an unexpected respite in the heart of midtown Manhattan. Located on Bryant Park, it’s a place to gather your thoughts—or be inspired. With its sophisticated design and best-in-class technology, this is the place to work productively, while still finding peace and restoration in urban nature. Matthew Thomas created two paintings for Park Terrace Hotel's newly renovated lobby.These works were created to commemorate William Cullen Bryant's contributions to American poetry, spiritual reflection of his work and the rigorous duality of personal and professional success as editor of the New York Post. Hotel renovations and art collections on view November 2017.
Artwork Licensed For Steve McQueen's Feature Film "Widows" (2018) Set Decor
Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Matthew Thomas Creates New Work & Volume Prints With Maintaining Place l Making Space Exhibition
ArtsMemphis and The CLTV are delighted to be partnering on Year Two of the Memphis art CSA. Together, we're showcasing three exceptional black artists, who reflect the diversity and talent of our local artist community. In the process, we hope to promote the broader goal of cultural equity, and to cultivate a new generation of art collectors in Memphis. Together, they have commissioned CSA works from three black artists: Lawrence Matthews III, Matthew Thomas, and Felicia Wheeler. This year’s CSA collections will include a work of art from each of these three artists. View "The Culture of Poverty", 2017