- Topanga Art Tile Matt Doolin Paul Doolin
- Artwork Type
- Media & Support
- Porcelain, ceramic glazes, mosaic tile, stone, propane, masonry boards, mortar, grout
- 33 ft. 6 in.x 4 ft. 6 in.* (10.2 x 1.4 m)
- Parks and Recreation
George W. Carver Park
1400 East 118th Street
Los Angeles, CA
Matthew Doolin graduated from the UCLA School of the Arts in 1990. Focusing on design and ceramics, he studied under Adrian Saxe and Bill Brown and later served as a production assistant to Red Grooms. He has been creating and producing ceramic tile art since 1980 and also spent a year teaching art in Taiwan. Paul Doolin received his BFA from UC Santa Cruz in 1990. While there he studied with Eduardo Carillo, Don Weygandt, Jenny Mc Dade, Peter Loftus, and Hardy Hanson.
Paul and Matthew have dedicated over two decades to run Topanga Art Tile and Design with their mother Leslie Doolin. Their public art projects include works for Disney’s California Adventure, Santa Clara University, the Royal Kahana Hotel in Maui, St. Catherine’s Church of Avalon, Thousand Oaks High School, the Inn at Venice Beach, and the Topanga Canyon Public Library.