My mother, my girlfriend and me at the "100 years Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Duchess Sophie of Hohenberg in Sarajewo" at Schloss Artstetten. Personal invitation by the family of Anita Hohenberg.
At the age of three young Matthias had already developed his love for art and drawing. Beginning at the age of three he stayd at his fathers studio. In the studio of his father he had been drawing thousends of artworks
Study at private Collage (later private University) New Design Centre, St. Pölten / Lower Austria (diretor/dean Mag, Barry John Hewson)
Summeracademy Geras / Lower Austria by Prof. Bernhard Holleamnn (until 2004) and Prof. Arthur Redhead (2002-2004)
< one of the first oilpaintings
Between 2002 and 2008 he studied art at the University of Applied Arts Vienna of Wolfgang Herzigs masterclass of painting
During the 64th yearly fair of St. Pöltens Künstlerbund (Art union) Gräff received the "Adolf Peschek Preis" (Adolf Peschek Public Award) in the Museum of the City of St. Pölten
Matthias Laurenz Gräff created the vine etiquette of Red Cross in Lower Austria
Together with Georgia Kazantzidu Gräff organized in his hometown Gars am Kamp the concert of the famoust blues, rockn roll and boogie band of Austria, the Mojo Blues Band
On the accasion of the celebration of the sister city Gars am Inn in Germany Matthias Laurenz Gräff created the twin city painting
In 2014 Gräff received from mayor's bureau the contract to create the vine etiquettes "Garser Wein 2014". A local businessman boycott the publishing of the etiquettes and this led to a massmedia scandal in Austria as well as in Germany. The reason of the boycott was the illustration of a half naked woman. The public disliked the idea of censuring the Arts
Matthias Laurenz Gräff, as chairman of the worldwide Union "Familienverband Gräff-Graeff e. V." (Family Union Graeff) since its foundation in 2013, organized the first worldwide reunion meeting on the occasion of the "530 years Graeff" at the castle of Kornberg in Styria/Austria
"100 years Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and
his wife Duchess Sophie of Hohenberg in Sarajewo" at Schloss Artstetten. Matthias Laurenz Gräff, Princess Anita Hohenberg (great-granddaughter of Franz Ferdinand of Austria) and Georgia
At the residence of the Greek Ambassadress in Vienna. Her Excellence, The Greek Ambassadress in Vienna, Misses Chryssoula Aliferi, Matthias Laurenz Gräff and Georgia Kazantzidu with the painting
"Achilleion auf Korfu"
Matthias Laurenz Gräff and Georgia Kazantzidu, together with the Greek Ambassadress of Vienna, H. E. Mrs. Chryssoula Aliferi, and other members of the greek-austrian community, welcome the Greek Eurovision Song Contest Singer Maria Kyriakou in the Greek Embassy in Vienna.
Artist meeting with Nick Simper, founding member of Deep Purple, in Vienna. Concert Nick Simper & Nasty Habits at the Reigen.
In 2016 Gräff received from mayor's bureau the contract to create the vine etiquettes "Garser Wein 2016" (10 years Garser Wein).
Artist meeting with Don Airey, keyboardplayer of Deep Purple, Carl Sentance (leadsinger of Nazareth, Persian Risk, Don Airey Band) and Laurence Cottle (bassist of the Don Airey Band; former member of Black Sabbath, Eric Clapton, Tom Jones ...) in Vienna. Concert Don Airey Band at the Reigen.