Matthias Lupri

Matthias has been working within the arts all his life in various aspects. His goal is to integrate painting, music, film, photography, narrative, and poetry cohesively, while drawing from life, dreams, symbols, myth, philosophy and psychology.

Born in Germany 1964, Lupri grew up in the wilds of Alberta, Canada with a wonderstruck fascination of nature, flight, arts, and mythical dreams. After years of studying music and touring road life, Matthias ventured to Boston to focus on the study of jazz vibraphone with Gary Burton. After releasing six CD’s of original music and touring internationally, he discovered the parallel symbiosis of painting to music, and started quickly a new direction in 2012. After years as a palette knife oil painter, Matthias has been steadily putting out various series of paintings, showing at galleries, and selling his work internationally.

“In a general reflection on my art and life, I feel that the unconscious and conscious landscape hemispheres collide creating positive and negative tension within our lives. The unconscious has an existence of time immemorial within your myth, while our conscious life ego awakes daily to a fresh new day. So I question; How do we exist through these our entire lives, shaping us toward the past, present and future as one totality? In which way does the essence of it all give meaning to who we are and contribute to our interactions with each other, our earth and universe? It has been a lifelong search and journey revealing my art through these philosophical and psychological constructs. Art that coexists and works in conjunction with these constructs and with each other: painting, music, poetry, photography, film and narrative. The landscape hemispheres and archetypes create new paths to follow and show themselves as personal empirical motifs within the art abstractly. They prove to be part of the memory, dream, reflection symbiosis.It is all much a mystery and interesting pursuit.”


Time Immemorial, 60"h x 48"w, oil on canvas

CSD Okeo '59 by Matthias Lupri

Okeo '59, 60"h x 48"w, oil on canvas

Physical Graffiti II, 60"h x 48"w, oil and mixed media on canvas


Night Puzzled Blue, 60"h x 48"w, oil and wax on canvas


Modern Nardis, 60"h x 36"w, oil on canvas


A St. Ives Time Tower, 40"h x 30"w, oil on canvas

IMG_0005 (1)
IMG_4381 (3)

An Unassembled Release, 55"h x 47"w, oil on canvas


Baron Von Scarlett '58, 72"h x 48"w, oil on canvas


An Abstracted Ravenel, 84"h x 72"w, oil on canvas

LUPRI_SimpleCosmology_48x36_2023_MainLower REs

Simple Cosmology, 48"h x 36"w, oil and wax on canvas


Sale Pending


Camilia's Garden, 36"h x 18"w, oil on canvas

Blue Camilia-by Matthias Lupri-48hx30w-Oil on Canvas

Blue Camilia, 48"h x 30"w, oil and wax on canvas


Nimbus V2 '57, 72"h x 36"w, oil on canvas