Matt Mullins

Matt Mullins is the Chair of the Visual Arts Department at Santa Fe Prep and teaches painting, drawing, 3-D art, and photography. Matt earned his Masters in Fine Arts from UC Berkeley.  While at UC Berkeley, he received the prestigious Eisner Prize for Visual Art and was named as a Fellow with the Arts Research Center. He taught Painting, Drawing and Introduction to Visual Thinking at UC Berkeley and also worked as a professional artist before moving to an earthship in the quiet and rugged desert near Abiquiu, NM. Matt is a practicing artist and is represented by several art galleries, including Form & Concept (Santa Fe) and Visions West Contemporary (Denver, Jackson Hole, Livingston and Bozeman). He has shown his work across the country, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Berkeley Art Museum. Matt’s artwork has been collected internationally and has been published in New American PaintingsThe Wall Street Journal and several other publications. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and new baby, long-distance running in the mountains, and working in his art studio.


Faculty Courses

Plein Air Painting in Northern New Mexico

The wide open spaces and majestic high desert light has long attracted artists to Santa Fe and the surrounding mesas, canyons, and mountains of Northern New Mexico. You are invited to immerse yourself in these spaces and explore watercolor and acrylic painting as a means for experiencing the environment in a deeper way. We will…

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