Contemporary abstract fine art with panache by award-winning Oklahoma artist, Matthew R. Paden.


Savvy Palette's, Spontaneous Realism art expresses brilliant color, subtle, but captivating detail, and evocative nostalgia.

A pure and veracious representation of Matt's artistic vision and style.   

Behind The Palette
The Savvy Artist

Matthew R. Paden (b. 1977) is an award-winning contemporary abstract artist living in Oklahoma with his beautiful wife and daughter, Matt's larger-than-life pieces astonish in both private and public exhibits.


Specializing in Spontaneous Realism, Paden often uses vivid and expressive colors with lots

of palette knife texture to create the strikingly evocative acrylic pieces.

Summer, 2019
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"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

― Pablo Picasso


Custom Art

Savvy Palette's, Spontaneous Realism commissions make unique, and elegant gifts, suited for any sophisticated collectors.


From large scale impact pieces for commercial projects, to personal custom paintings for family bespoke collection, Matt welcomes your custom art commissions!

What People Are Sayin'

"I have commissioned a series of paintings and am about to receive my second painting of the series. The style is so striking, everyone always comments on and loves the first painting I purchased of Fred Rogers. Can’t wait for the Disney painting to arrive!
It has been such an amazing process to go through as this series has come to life. I could not be more pleased."

- Trever Y., Grants Pass, OR


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