Since 2003 he has exhibited at the U.S. Embassy in Paris, where he won the 2003 Art Award. He has also freelanced for EMG (Alaska), Adept Press (Chicago) and Griffin Grove Games (Australia). In 2005 he moved to Phnom Penh, Cambodia where he started a lucrative career in jewelry, designing exclusive jewelry for members of the Cambodian royal family and local dignitaries.
In 2008 he returned to oil painting and prepared for his highly anticipated exhibition of locally inspired portraits. Following the success of his exhibition Mathew and his partner Jeff returned back to the US for a three year Washington, D.C. tour. Currently he’s a member of The Art League.