Matt is a sculptor/artist with more than 30 years of real world experience creating fine art to functional and decorative sculptures. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and then completed his Master of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University in 1983. His professional career as an artist has included working for various design companies as well as Mattel Toys, Disney, Toyota and other major designers, taking him all over the United States and abroad. Matt has worked for the Mesa Arts Center as the Master Teacher Welding Instructor and a Adjunct Professor in sculpture at Arizona State University.
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