Matthew Atchley is a celebrity artist and actor known for his hand drawn intricately detailed illustrations. His subjects span across all fandoms and different forms of pop culture including characters from popular TV,film, comics, and more.
Matthew has created artwork for several actors from The Walking Dead, Daredevil, Breaking Bad, Arrow, The Flash, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, and Napoleon Dynamite to just name a few. Ever diverse, he also created a series of political cartoons with Actor Sean Astin with Sean writing and Matthew illustrating. He also had the honor of being ranked 4th place in an international poll for Best Portrait Artist by the Spacie Awards. Matthew is also collaborating with Austin St. John, the original Red Power Ranger, for a new line of Power Ranger artwork to be featured on multiple forms of merchandise.
Matthew has also recently returned to his acting roots as well. He has been cast in over 20 productions in the last year alone. He performed on episodes of “The Gifted”, The Originals”, “The Resident”, “Nashville”, Ozark”, “MacGyver”, “A Sister’s Secret“, “Snapped”, “Murder Calls”, “What Men Want”, “Homicide Hunter”, and “Special Election” to name a few. He has many more upcoming projects soon to premiere.
In between his acting gigs and working tirelessly on his artwork, Matthew can be
seen across the country almost every weekend as a guest at conventions. Check out his schedule on the TOUR page. And if he's not coming to a con near you, contact your local event through social media and let them know you'd like to see him there!
Some of the celebrities that Matthew has most recently created artwork for are Mike Colter "Luke Cage" and the legendary Burt Reynolds (only weeks before he passed). Matthew's artwork of Burt now hangs in the Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre.
Matthew Atchley's 2020 Schedule
July 23, 2020
In this video, Matthew Atchley discusses how Sci/Fi and Fantasy themes have impacted both his career as a TV series actor and an artist.