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Original art is available to view and purchase here:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/RodneyMatthewsStudio



Sarah Norris is my new exclusive agent for ALL my business, including the following:

  • The sale of original artwork (existing).
  • The commissioning of new original artwork.
  • The licensing of artwork and images.
  • The sale of prints.
  • Film, animation, and game art enquiries.
  • Music enquiries.
  • Press & media enquiries, including magazine interviews and features, and TV.
  • Royalty payments.
...and just about everything else.

You can contact Sarah at rodneymatthewsart_AT_aol_DOT_co_DOT_uk.



  Magazine articles, Calendar, New print Posted August 19th, 2016  

Currently available in stores:

Record Collector magazine - Issue #457 (September 2016)Record Collector (UK) - Issue #457, September 2016

"The latest issue of RC has landed in the office and it's a belter. Not only have we enlisted Kris Needs to chart the birth of prog, but we've illustrated his cover feature with an original from prog artist extraordinaire Rodney Matthews..."


Other recent magazine articles:

Imagine FX (UK) - Issue #136, July 2016

Rock Hard (Germany) - Issue #345, February 2016

Sweden Rock Magazine (Sweden) - Issue #9, November 2015



Out Now: 2017 Calendar

2017 Rodney Matthews Calendar
2017 Calendar

http://www.flametreepublishing.com/Rodney-Matthews-wall-calendar-2017-Art-calendar.html



Out Now: Another Time, Another Place II - Limited Edition

Another Time, Another Place II (The Rolling Stones)
Another Time, Another Place II

I originally created the 'Another Time, Another Place' artwork featuring The Rolling Stones in the early '70s, which was published as a poster by the Big O poster company.

Earlier this year, I was contacted by Coda Publishing Ltd. to ask if the image could be licensed for use on a limited edition bronze vinyl The Rolling Stones - Another Time, Another Place - a collector's anthology featuring rare performances from the live broadcasts recorded in America during the Brian Jones era. One problem - the original artwork featured Ronnie Wood, not Brian Jones! So, I got to the drawing board and re-imagined the piece to incorporate the classic line-up featuring Jones.

This image of five medieval warriors in a fantasy forest landscape is indeed the Stones in another time and another place. The artwork, re-titled 'Another Time, Another Place II', is now available as a fine limited edition print, with a run of ONLY 54; a print to mark each year since the Stones first formed. This collector's piece can be purchased for 150 GBP at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RodneyMatthewsStudio



Ionawr - An Exhibition of Rodney Matthews Art


  Meet the artist Posted February 17th, 2016  

Rodney will be present at the Ionawr exhibition (see below) this weekend (all day) - Saturday & Sunday, February 20th & 21st - to meet fans and sign stuff. This will be the last opportunity to talk to Rodney in person before the end of the exhibition, so please come along.



  Ionawr Exhibition Posted December 5th, 2015  

Ionawr: An Exhibition of Rodney Matthews Art   -   January 14th - February 24th, 2016

The Bishop's Palace
Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PD, England

Wednesday - Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Ionawr - An Exhibition of Rodney Matthews Art

I am honoured to announce that 'The Bishop's Palace' in Wells will be host to an exhibition of my work, beginning in January 2016. This breath-taking medieval palace, accessed by a flagstone drawbridge over a moat, is situated in my county of birth - beautiful Somerset.

The exhibition is titled 'Ionawr' (the Welsh word for January). Artworks - original inks, pencil sketches, and prints - will be on display, with many available for purchase, including those featured on posters, record album covers and book covers, as well as book illustrations.

Web: http://www.bishopspalace.org.uk/rodney-matthews-ionawr

Press release: Ionawr Exhibition Press Release.pdf



  New Christmas cards & music! Posted November 2nd, 2015  
New Rodney Matthews Christmas card - I Saw Three Ships
I Saw Three Ships

Out Now: Christmas Card + CD

The much anticipated 'I Saw Three Ships' Christmas Card & CD has just been released.

'I Saw Three Ships' Christmas Card with CD is an ideal card and gift to give to someone this Christmas... or maybe just to keep for yourself!

The card is 6" square (14.8cm x 14.8cm) and features the brand new artwork, I Saw Three Ships, which spans the front and back of the card, with my typography 'Merry Christmas' in the upper right-hand corner.

The CD contains a rock version of the traditional Christmas song 'I Saw Three Ships', arranged by Jeff Scheetz and myself. I play the drums, alongside Jeff Scheetz on guitar, John Payne (Asia) on bass guitar, Oliver Wakeman (Yes) on keyboards, Pete Coleman on bagpipes & recorder, and Bob Catley (Magnum/Avantasia) on vocals.

3 VERSIONS AVAILABLE: UNSIGNED AT 6, SIGNED AT 16, AND AN UNSIGNED MULTI-PACK OF THREE AT 16.50 (ALL PLUS SHIPPING).

The signed version will be personally signed to the recipient of your choice.

For more information and to order the card, please go here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RodneyMatthewsStudio

All the very best,

Rodney


Press release: I Saw Three Ships Press Release.pdf



  Album Launch event Posted August 26th, 2015  

Praying Mantis New Album Launch   -   August 30th, 2015


Praying Mantis - Legacy album cover

Rodney will be present and signing prints at the album launch of the new Praying Mantis release - Legacy. The event will take place on Sunday, 30th August. Praying Mantis will commence their performance at 7 PM at:

The Borderline
Orange Yard,
off Manette Street,
London
W1D 4JB



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