Spontaneous Realism

Painting with Passion

Welcome to Savvy Palette, the fine art brand of Oklahoma artist, Matthew R. Paden. 



Behind The Palette

I am on a never-ending journey to find new ways to innovate and add extra depth to my work.


Explore my folio to discover my influences and inspiration behind some of my proudest accomplishments.

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Giclée Limited Edition Prints


What People Are Sayin'


Beautiful and vivid! Matt's iconic portraits capture the past perfectly.

Amanda T., Austin, TX


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

– Pablo Picasso

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The Savvy Artist

Starting my artistic journey in 1997, the desire to create art that I attained soon became an unyielding obligation to myself to explore the inner mechanism of my creative consciousness.


From small sketches to large scale projects, my art is a highly-personal reflection of myself.

I’ve been lucky enough to have participated in many collaborative projects, as well as exhibiting in a solo capacity, which has solidified my reputation in the art world.


If you would like to find out more about my process, get in touch.

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