Matthew Treggiari

Matthew Treggiari resides in Salem, MA and has been attending Gateway Arts since 2005.

He enjoys painting, drawing, sculpting and making craft items. Treggiari draws on anything, including napkins and paper towels. One of his favorite subjects is cats, inspired by his pets Moey and Zoey, he often transforms everyday objects into car hybrids. Treggiari is captivated by a rotating array of subjects, often derived from movies, television and video games. Not content with the existing roster of characters, he introduces scores of his own characters into these fantasy universes. Creativity could be Treggiari’s middle name. He is never at a loss for ideas and finds fulfillment by using art as a medium for communicating his ideas to the world. Treggiari works in many medium, both 2 and 3 dimensional, including paint, clay and fibers. Treggiari is an exciting emerging artist, devoted to his work.

Treggiari’s work has been shown at the Gateway Gallery in Brookline, MA, the New Art Center in Newton, the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Drive- by Projects in Waltham, and at the Mall at Chestnut Hill in Chestnut Hill, MA.

"These are cats. I just like it this way.”