Sally Boon Matthews is a British born and educated visual artist, educator, and yogini 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 collage and photography, she has in the last ten years developed a multi-discipline practice that includes, drawing, painting, bookmaking, and video.


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 

 2017, 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:

2021 Book:  Art and Spirituality by Cosmina Ene 

2022 Installation: With You at St Philips Church, Kensington, London UK. Postponed from 2020

2022 Short Film: Where's Emily...? Notes on Coming and Going, Venice, Italy. 

Postponed from 2020

2022 Short Film: As águas do mundo:  with Camila Prado and Pedro Smith, Ilhabela, Brazil. Postponed from 2020