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Matt Swaim is an award winning architectural illustrator and color pencil artist who graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1995 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Jacksonville University in 2015. Matt has focused the majority of his career … Read More
Matt Swaim is an award winning architectural illustrator and color pencil artist who graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1995 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Jacksonville University in 2015. Matt has focused the majority of his career in the field of architectural illustration working with a national clientele, which consists of architects, real-estate developers, ad agencies, graphic design agencies, interior designers, contractors and general public.
Proficient in a multitude of media including; airbrush, graphite, pen and ink, digital, scratchboard, color pencil, computer modeling, watercolor, acrylics and more, his clients have come to appreciate his range of expertise, creating a flexible environment to meet their creative needs with professional quality craftsmanship and communication.
His work has been featured in numerous publications and has been awarded the American Society of Architectural Illustrators’ internationally juried competition, “Award of Excellence” three times. He has been awarded Jacksonville‘s AIA Lynda Mack award, and his work has been included in The American Society of Architectural Illustrator’s Architecture in Perspective traveling exhibit “AiP”, The New York Society of Architectural Renderers’ “The Art of the Architectural Illustrator”, in New York City and in the Japanese Architectural Renders Association’s 2012 Exhibition of Architectural Visualization.
Outside of architectural illustration Matt also works in colored pencil focusing on portraiture and is also an avid field sketcher. Both his architectural work and color pencil work have been featured in Jacksonville’s Arbus magazine and his color pencil work and sketches have been selected for inclusion in Northlight book’s Strokes of Genius 5 and 6. Read Less
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