Born in San Francisco and raised in Santa Cruz, Matt is a lifelong artist and currently paints with oils and acrylics on board or canvas. He discovered a love of surfing and the beauty of the coast early on and it has been a favorite subject of his art ever since. Matt is also inspired by trips to the seascapes of Northern California, Big Sur and Hawaii. He has a passion for great art, great design, and publishing.
Matt co-founded The Juice, a regional surfing magazine, has designed many book covers and currently works as a Visual Designer. Matt can be found in Santa Cruz surfing with his two sons and spending time with his baby girl.