Roza Matlin is a self-taught artist and muralist from Russia, currently living in Maryland. She is adept in many mediums, including acrylic painting, woodburning, needle felting, and even painting with coffee. Always on the lookout for new inspiration, she is passionate about sharing artwork and learning from others as well as teaching. Roza has a long history of giving art lessons to students from many backgrounds, with an age range of three years old to eighty-three years old. It is her belief that anyone can make art, and she encourages others to tap into their creativity whenever they can.
Roza has also painted over 70 murals within Montgomery County, indoors and outdoors, in public and private residences. Her most notable mural is “Dream of Knowledge,” a Starry Night homage featuring children discovering the joys of reading books, on Flower Avenue in Long Branch, MD. Roza’s work is largely inspired by nature and the classic works of masters such as Leonardo da Vinci and Johannes Vermeer.
Roza participates in local craft fairs and takes custom orders for paintings and hand-decorated items. You can find her work at instagram.com/rozadream