Things in my life are episodes that are worth being presented in an artistic way with educational values to sustain and transform.
My art serves as an escape from routine and worries, transporting viewers to a fantasy world. By transcending familiar forms and situations, I aim to stimulate imagination and evoke a sense of emotional and physical connection with nature. Drawing brings me a state of harmony, and I strive for that feeling to permeate my paintings.
Ryota Matsumoto is an artist, educator, and architect based in New York and Tokyo. Born in Tokyo, he was raised in Hong Kong and Japan. He received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007 after his studies at the Architectural Association and Mackintosh School of Architecture, the Glasgow School of Art.
Drawing from imagination, I paint euphoric, richly textured floral canvases and collage-like psychedelic dreamscapes that interpret the essence of the natural world and the human spirit. Colors have the power to alter our state of mind, so I strive to inspire joy with vibrant hues, by sharing my own happiness and emotions with the viewers.
Everyone is born with the basic goodness to illuminate the inner souls of others, open secreted dreams of those occluded, and deliver an impact to the world. I myself hope to bring art as a connecting line for liminal spaces that ignite the spark for simplistic hope, tenderness, and generosity within society.