Matthew R. Paden

Meet Matthew Paden, an artist exploring the dynamic realm of contemporary abstract art with a distinctive touch. Specializing in Spontaneous Realism, Matthew infuses his work with energy and creativity, captivating audiences with his unique vision. Beyond the canvas, he shares his passion through engaging art blogs and advocacy for the arts community. Immerse yourself in Matthew's captivating creations at and discover the beauty of spontaneous expression.



Colorful abstract iconic portraits from the sixties, seventies and eighties.

Ruth “Ruth”

24 x 24 in.
Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Charlie “Charlie ”

24 x 24 in.
Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Ezekiel 25:17 “Ezekiel 25:17”

Colorful abstract acrylic portrait of Samuel L. Jackson as Jules Winnfield in “Pulp Fiction”

In Vino Veritas “In Vino Veritas ”

Colorful abstract portrait of Michael Biehn as Johnny Ringo in “Tombstone.”

Huckleberry “Huckleberry ”

Colorful abstract portrait of Val Kilmer as Doc Holiday in “Tombstone.”

Air Borne “Air Borne ”

Colorful abstract acrylic painting of Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls.