Tonia Matthews

Professor, MFA Director, Printmaking Area Coordinator

Prof. Tonia Matthews

Contact Info

Center for the Arts, Room 3103 K
Weekdays by appointment
or by hours published on office door.


MFA Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

BFA Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Areas of Expertise



Tonia Matthews has exhibited in several juried and solo exhibitions such as the 9th Douro Biennial 2018 at the Douro Museum in Alijó Portugal, “The Printed Image 6” at the Sabatini Gallery in Topeka, KS and “LaVie en Bleu” at the Strathmore Gallery in Bethesda, MD. Her solo exhibitions include “Works on Paper” at the Henry L. Stimson Center and “Girls Like Ice Cream” at the Washington Printmakers Gallery. The “Girls Like Ice Cream” series has traveled to the Grays School of Art in Aberdeen, Scotland. Matthews’ work resides in collections at the National Institute of Health, The College of Notre Dame, and Clemson University. She was recently awarded an Artist in Residency in Scuola Internazionale diGrafica, Venice and at Peacock Contemporary Arts in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Courses Taught

  • ART 352 Painterly Printmaking
  • ART 715 MFA Studio I