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
Originally with a background in photography, she has in the last ten years developed a multi-discipline practice that includes, video, painting, collage, and drawing.
Recent residencies, projects, and grants include:
2019 Threading the Heart Sutra: a Contemplative Arts project with NY Insight Meditation Centre, New York City.
2017, 2018, and 2019 Vermont Studio Center artist residency.
2018 Jewish Center for History, NYC USA Image of Sound audiovisual performance with composer and musician Inessa Zaretsky
2017 Greenville Fine Arts Center, Warren Wilson College, Kitteridge Community Arts Center, NC, USA Image of Sound audiovisual performance with composer and musician Inessa Zaretsky
2017 Swannanoa Music Festival Artist, NC USA Artist in Residence 2017,
2017 PSC-NY Professional Development Grant, 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: The Seeds of Creation - 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