BARNES, MATT SCOTT

Born Nashville, Tennessee, 1983. He attended Western Kentucky University’s Bachelor in Fine Arts program for Graphic Design 2003-07, Vermont College of Fine Arts’ Masters of Fine Art for Graphic Design 2015-17. His work has been showcased in publications such as Graphic Magazine (Korea) 2021, Visual Strategies for the Apocalypse (Wordshape) 2019, GD USA 2017, Monthly Design magazine (Korea) 2015, UC.Quarterly 2014.Q2 and 2013.Q4, Print Regional Annual 2011.

His work has been exhibited around the world including The Packing Plant in Nashville, Tennessee 2018, Jeju Yeon Gallery in Jeju-do, Korea 2016, Miami University in Oxford, Ohio 2012, Art Academy of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio 2011.

He is currently acting as the Director & Cofounder of Funeral in Brooklyn, New York, Curator at Us by Us, Typographer at Bad Type Co.

Outside of work he spends his time writing and compiling three (in-progress) books.
Photoby Wenkai Wang