Jonathan Matthews was born in Montgomery, Alabama where he currently resides. Jonathan began drawing at an early age and has since devoted much of his time to refining his ability to represent the subtleties of light and form in his work. After graduating from the University of Alabama, Jonathan continued his training in the studios of renowned Norwegian figurative painter, Odd Nerdrum. Jonathan works in oil on figurative paintings and commissioned portraits.
Now, whether through drawing or painting, he strives to present the viewer with timeless images centered on the human form.