Monumentalist, graphic artist
He started his activity as a sculptor in 1970. At that time his pieces of work were presented at different state and international exhibitions. In 1996 Matl Petro won the grant from the Hungarian worldwide organization to create the monument on the Veretskyi Pass dedicated to the anniversary – 1100 years since Hungarian people found their Motherland.
Over the last 20 years he has been creating monuments, fountains, altars made of wood, stone and bronze. Peter’s pieces of work are presented in different countries. You can see them in Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden, France, Japan, Germany and the USA.
Sculptor’s works in the Transcarpathian region: monument Little robot (dedicated to the victims of Stalin’s terror regime, sandstone, 1994, Mukachevo, former palace of Ferenz Rakoczi), Guardian-Angel (wood, 1997, chapel in the Mukachevo castle), Angel (marble, 1997, Mukachevo castle), Saint Ishtvan monument (Solotvyno, 2000), Altar of Roman-Catholic church (village of Chetfalva, 2001), monument of Ilona Zrini and II. Rakotzi Ferenz (2004, Mukachevo castle), monument to the reformed church priests – victims of Stalinist purges (Beregovo. 2005), Veretskyi monument (1100th anniversary commemorating the discovery of the Motherland by the Hungarians, andesite, granite, iron, concrete, Transcarpathian region, Veretskyi Pass, 1996-2008).
Participant of the international and worldwide sculptural symposia and exhibitions.