Albuquerque born, 26 years old. Born to a poor family and living with little taught me at an early age to create what I wanted to see. I started drawing and instantly was pulled to ink art due to the cost effectiveness. I now work in retail by day and by night I stay up into the early hours still creating what I would like to see.
Matt's Artist Statement:
My art tends to try to bridge a gap where the disgusting and beautiful meet. I'm fascinated by the idea of repelling some while pulling others in through what I make.
Why Matt participated in ABQ Up With Paint:
I love the concept behind this art show and the idea of working alongside other local artists on a similar start point is interesting to me.
About the Limited Edition prints:
We Are This City 100 year archival prints are printed on 310gsm Sunset Textured Fine Art Paper which is a natural-white art paper with a textured print surface that can add a more painterly look to photographic prints and art reproductions.
About the Unlimited Edition prints:
100# acid-free, smooth, matte cover stock.