Walter Matia

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Spring Creek Blackbirds

bronze, edition of  36

35"h x 23"l x 15"d 


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Dog Bas Reliefs

available in Pointer, Setter, Brittany or Labrador

bronze, open edition

6"h x 7"l 

$400 each


Duck Hooks

available in Mallard (left), Mallard (right), Wood Duck or Pintail Duck


6 1/2-7 1/2"h x 3 1/2"w x 3"d

$350 each

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Ladies in Waiting 

bronze, edition of 36

35"h x 23"l x 15"d 


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Golden Rule

bronze, edition of 20

35"h x 23"l x 15"d 


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Sandhill Cranes Andirons bronze, edition of 36

28"h x 5 1/2"l x 6"d 


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Three California Quail

with Pine

bronze, open edition


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The Old Guard, English Setter Pair

bronze, edition of 24

13"h x 21"l x 7"d 


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From the Heaven of

Pines and Grass

(7 pieces)

bronze, open edition

6"h x 18"l x 7"d 


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Oasis Oval Base

bronze, edition of 6

6"h x 18"l x 7"d 


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Bobwhite Quail Single A,B,C 

bronze, open edition

Life Size

$950 each

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Truth of the Moment, English Setter

bronze, edition of 36

14"h x 15"l x 6"d 


The House of Lords

bronze, edition of 12

2015 National Sculpture

Society Silver Medal

70"h x 50"l x 29"d



Paisanos, Roadrunner

bronze, edition of 36

23"h x 8 1/2"l x 6"d 



Fox Grapes, Red Fox

bronze, edition of 24

33"h x 19"l x 12"d 


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Peace Be With You

bronze, edition of 36

12"h x 22"l x 12"d 



No Country for Old Frogs

bronze, edition of 10

41"h x 18"l x 14"d 



We Three Kings

bronze, edition of 24

12"h x 18"l x 10"d 


Walter Matia Bronze Sculpture - The Talk

The Talk of the Town (Wild Turkey)

bronze, edition of 10

28"h x 28"l  



Bison Relief

bronze, edition of 10

30"h x 44"l x 3"d 



The Soprano (Yellow-Headed Blackbird with Cattail)

bronze, edition of 36

27"h x 8 1/2"l x 5 1/2"d 



March Madness (Yellow-Headed Blackbird with Cattail)

bronze, edition of 36

26"h x 9"l x 7"d 



Midnight Ramblers

bronze, edition of 20

24"h x 30"l x 9"d 



Rewards of June Rain, Bobwhite Quail Pair

bronze, edition of 50

8"h x 8 1/2"l x 5 1/2"d 



Calaveras Crooners

bronze, edition of 24

6"h x 12"l x 9"d 



Rebel Angels

bronze, edition of 20

20"h x 20"l x 8"d 



Mourning Dove and Corn Centerpiece (Three Doves)

bronze, open edition

4"h x 25"l x 14"d 


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About Walter Matia

Walter T. Matia was born in 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio, and was educated at Williams College in Massachusetts where he earned degrees in biology and art design. Much of his art training was attained during a long apprenticeship in the Exhibits Department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.


Since he began casting bronze sculpture in 1980, Matia's work has been exhibited in one-man shows at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, and most recently, the Raymond F. Evans Sporting Art Gallery in Albany, Georgia. He has been a regular participant in the Society of Animal Artists shows, the Easton Waterfowl Festival, and the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition. Walter is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, a Master Signature Member of the Society of Animal Artists and a Master Wildlife Artist at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.


His sculptures have toured with various shows to dozens of museums both in the United States and abroad. Numerous parks, gardens, universities, and office buildings display Matia's outdoor sculptures including the United States President's Guest House, Blair House. In 1998, he was commissioned to produce the Merrill Lynch Bull for the exteriors of their regional offices.


Matia has received the National Sculpture Society Gold Medal Award; the Bronze Medal Award Pietro & Alfriedo Montana Memorial Prize; the Society of Animal Artists Leo J. Meiselman Award; the Prix de West Fraser Sculpture Award (2018); the Masters of the American West, Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation Sculpture Award and the James R. Parker Trustee Purchase Award.

Matia resides in Dickerson, Maryland.