Lar Matre Art Collections
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Artwork by Lar Matre
Each image may be purchased as a canvas print, framed print, metal print, and more! Every purchase comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Solitude by Lar Matre
1260 by Lar Matre
Dirt SPEED by Lar Matre
ROAD SPEED by Lar Matre
The Temple of Dendur by Lar Matre
Solitude for canvas by Lar Matre
The Original Guggenheim by Lar Matre
Air by Lar Matre
1226 by Lar Matre
244 by Lar Matre
Egyptian Apparition by Lar Matre
Deranged Redwood by Lar Matre
1085 by Lar Matre
Reflections by Lar Matre
1059 by Lar Matre
1227 by Lar Matre
1042 by Lar Matre
Woodside Store by Lar Matre
724 by Lar Matre
1098 by Lar Matre
1049 by Lar Matre
Cinderella Raisins by Lar Matre
1054 by Lar Matre
240 by Lar Matre
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About Lar Matre
Lar Matré was born in California near the middle of the 20th century.
His parents remember that he started drawing just after he started walking, showing his artistic abilities very early on. Upon entering school, he quickly became the class artist, focusing on illustration, but his deep down passion was photography. Life, LOOK, and National Geographic were his favorite picture magazines.
Lar bought his first 35mm camera at the age of 14. He then taught himself processing and printing from library books. Many were returned late … some with a chemical smell.
As an award-winning photographer, Matré went on to shoot print advertising for national clients; produce, direct, and film broadcast advertising; and produce and direct sports programming for ESPN and Spike. He also ran the national advertising for Honda motorcycles, including broadcast, print, and collateral.
After a career in advertising creative positions, Lar retired and returned to his roots of fine art photography, as well as his relatively new love for digital abstract illustrations.
He currently lives in the Nantahala National Forest outside of Murphy, NC, with his German Shepherds, Halle and Koblenz.
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PERSONAL HOME PAGE: http://Lar.Matre.com
NOT SO IMPORTANT: The pronunciation of Lar's name seems to baffle many, but it's actually quite simple: Lar rhymes with bear, and Matré is pronounced: mah-TRAY. No matter how it's been pronounced, he's been called worse ;o)