Sally Boon Matthews is a British born and educated visual artist, educator, and yogi living in New York City. Her work has been exhibited and published in Europe, the United States and Latin America. Publications include Tricycle Magazine: The Buddhist Review, NY Times, Blitz Magazine, Penguin Books, Random House, A&M Records, Blitz Magazine, Om Yoga, Warner Books, British Journal of Photography, Battersea Museum of Art, UK, Galerie Solado, Caracas, Venezuela, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Louisiana Museum of Art. Chateau de Trousse-Barriere, Briare, France, Jamaica Arts Centre, NY. USA

 Originally with a background in photography, she has in the last eight years developed a multi-discipline practice that includes, video, painting, collage, and drawing.


Recent residencies, projects, and grants include:

2020 Artspiel. Artists in the Pandemic

2020 The Seeds of Creation. Book curated by Cosmina Ene

2019 Threading the Heart Sutra: a Contemplative Arts project with NY Insight Meditation Centre, New York City, USA 

 2018, and 2019 Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA. Artist residency.

 2018 Jewish Center for History, NYC, USA Image of Sound audio-visual performance. Collaboration with composer Inessa Zaretsky, performed by Tesla Quartet

2017 Greenville Fine Arts Center,  NC, USA Image of Sound audio-visual performance. Collaboration with composer Inessa Zaretsky, performed by Tesla Quartet

2017 Warren Wilson College, NC, USA  Image of Sound audio-visual performance.   Collaboration with composer Inessa Zaretsky, performed by Tesla Quartet

2017 Kitteridge Community Arts Center, NC, USA Image of Sound audio-visual performance. Collaboration with composer Inessa Zaretsky, performed by Tesla Quartet

2017 Swannanoa Music Festival Artist, NC, USA  Artist in Residence, 

2017 PSC-NY Professional Development Grant, 

2017 Angel R Foundation Art Support Grant 

2016  Invited photographer Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil.  Culture Program 

2016 ASL Merit Scholarship


Upcoming projects include:

2020 Book:  Art and Spirituality by Cosmina Ene 

2021 Short Film: As Aguas do Mundo with Camia Prado and Pedro Smith, Ilhabela, Brazil

 2021 Installation: With You at St Philips Church, Kensington, London UK