b. 1920 in Kinneret (IL), d. February 2004 in Kinneret (IL); Israeli sculptor
|Following a course at the Mikwe agricultural school in Israel, he studied painting under various Israeli artists.|
|1948||Studied sculpture under Schwarzmann and Kosso Eloul|
|1954||Visit to Paris|
Visit to Italy
|1963||Exhibition in New York|
|Return to Israel|
His sculptures were exhibited in Israel and all over the world. Matanya was a versatile artist who worked in marble, stone and wood as well as in bronze, aluminium and copper casting.