Matthew Shelley is from the Pacific Northwest and did his undergraduate work at University of Oregon. He received his MFA from American University in 2010. His work has been exhibited widely throughout the US, and is included in international and regional collections at the Nes Residency Program in Iceland and the American University Art Museum in Washington, DC. From 2012 to 2015, He taught classes in painting, drawing and visual design at Moravian College. Shelley’s work has recently been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, and at Rhode Island School of Design.