The artist always had a strong interest in the arts and showed a desire and a keen ability to draw at a very young age. Matti has attended numerous drawing and painting courses, taken private lessons, workshops, and demonstrations throughout the years.
Matti's interest is in still life, seascape and landscape painting. His style is representational and realist with a quiet and pleasing view of his subject. Among his favorite painters are Chardin, Degas, Caravaggio and Henri Fantin-Latour.
His paintings are in private collections in the New England, Asia and Europe.