Paintings: Mattina Blue

Paintings: Mattina Blue

Mattina Blue is a painter, designer, and educator whose work stands on decades of dedication to photographic and meditative practices. Her interest is in using the special qualities inherent to watercolor (bleeding, merging, layering, flowing) to create highly personal, intimate, and emotional paintings. A graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology and Hampshire College, ​​her work has been exhibited, published, and commissioned for more than twenty-five years. She is the author of three books and the creator of a number of large-scale public works. An insatiable traveler with a great love for the sea, Mattina spends much of each year teaching creative watercolor painting in workshops around the world. Her series, “Following Seas,” is an ongoing collection of watercolor paintings of her journeys. She lives and works in a reconstructed barn on the coast of Maine.

Sailing over a Cardboard Sea by Peter Shippy

ditch weeds by James Butcher

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