While experiencing Dennis Mathewson’s artwork for the first time,
you will find yourself embracing and sharing his passion for the true island lifestyle in Hawaii.
Mathewson’s fun and whimsical storytelling tiki pieces are sure to bring a smile to local kamaaina folks and malahini visitors alike.
His work is distinguished by his unique and exotic underwater sea-life pieces that come alive through his exclusive color combinations.
Mathewson showcases the realistic, liquid style of the ocean,
that include his signature bubbles which blend seamlessly into the skillfully hand carved images he creates on aluminum panels.
His work is a culmination of diversity derived from years of past experience.
In addition to being an acclaimed artist in the fine arts, Mathewson has decades of experience in award-winning motorcycle,
automotive and industrial custom painting.
He successfully owned and operated his commercial art studio, Cosmic Airbrush for over 35 years and is
considered one of the world’s “top guns” in the custom automotive painting industry.
Adding to his accomplishments, he is a certified scuba diver, a freelance writer for numerous trade magazines and a gifted speaker,
instructor and featured artist at major events worldwide.
Dennis Mathewson’s unprecedented style is highly prized and collected by enthusiastic fans, Celebrities and devoted art collectors worldwide.
He has been a professional artist for over 40 years. As a naturally artistic kid, back in the 70’s he started
In Las Vegas with his first airbrush in 1973 and after a few years he went to work airbrushing shirts at the Rat’s Hole for the late Karl Smith, founder.
He relocated to Honolulu Hawaii in 1980 where he stills lives and paints today. Not only is he a top selling fine artist in Hawaii today, he is also a certified “PPG Master Painter” in industrial finishes he has also created his own signature series industrial colors “Hawaiian Hues” as well as Iwata Medea/Artool’s airbrush Bubble FX, Tiki Master, Wood grain FX and Kanji Master templates. He is also the designer and creator of Direct Moulding’s DM Dzign picture frame mouldings seen in over 1000 framing stores nationally. His collectable artwork can also be seen on numerous licensed products worldwide.
To see more or purchase Dennis Mathewson’s original or limited edition artwork visit Kona Oceanfront Gallery