Matthias Olmeta graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Santa Monica University in 1992
He has since travelled the world in exploration of the unknown, to learn and understand the world of mysticism and energies. Olmeta works with the ambrotype; A glass plate coated with collodion is immersed in a bath of silver nitrate and exposed to the light, creative a negative. By placing the plate on a black background, a positive image appears. Using this method, Olmeta portrays the mystical energies of the inner soul, creating piercing portraits.
Olmeta has published several artist books and his works are in private collections such as: Collection agnès b, the Wilson Centre for Photography, the Elton John Collection, Collection Freddy Denaes, Collection Gensollen, as well as international public collections.