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MATTHEW SUDLOW
North Wales, Pennsylvania - United States


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Art Starting At $17,640

Artist Statement

For years I have dreamed of expressing the natural splendor of bonsai in the ancient medium of bronze. Of the three-legged stool that comprises my work sculpture, bronze and bonsai, I honestly could not tell you which leg fascinates me the most. Few words can express the joy that I have found in trying to create an amalgam of these three fantastic disciplines. This pursuit, which at times has felt more like an obsession, has enabled me to create something very reminiscent and familiar but at the same time entirely fresh and new. I am a self-educated artist who has become knowledgeable in many methods of bronze manufacture. The sheer complexity of the work and my unwavering preference to preserve the techniques of traditional lost wax casting, has made the task a daunting one. I have found myself to be as much an amateur inventor, experimentalist, and engineer as I had ever fancied myself an artist. The presented works have been sculpted in entirety. I do not copy or “directly burnout” any organic material but draw solely from photographed references, my imagination, and years of enthusiastic study. Special care and attention has been devoted to rendering lifelike and stylistically accurate portrayals of bonsai trees within the boundaries of casted bronze. I have developed my own techniques for the original sculpt and most importantly, I have invented a new mold design which enables me to make numbered editions. Through this journey, I have also formulated some of my own...   Read More

Original Artworks (3)

Matthew Sudlow; Starry Night, 2016, Original Sculpture Bronze, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Cire Perdue, Limited edition of 10 Tree One Mold, One Casting 12H x 12L x 10D, 24lbs Price not including shipping. Please contact for shipping quote before placing your order. Please allow 8- 10 weeks for delivery as Matthew will need to schedule the casting with A. ...
Matthew Sudlow
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2016
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Matthew Sudlow; wish for more wishes, 2017, Original Sculpture Bronze, 22 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 This sculpture was inspired by bonsai artist Ryan Neils most recent styling of the world- renowned Hatanaka family tree. Please visit Ryans website at
Matthew Sudlow
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2017
22 x 22 inches (55.9 x 55.9 cm)
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Matthew Sudlow; Fingers Crossed, 2016, Original Sculpture Bronze, 15 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Tree One mold, One casting Cire Perdue, Limited edition of 10 14H x 15L x 13D, 32lbsPrice not including shipping. Please contact for shipping quote before placing your order. Please allow 8- 10 weeks for delivery as Matthew will need to schedule the casting with A. ...
Matthew Sudlow
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2016
15 x 14 inches (38.1 x 35.6 cm)
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