Originally from New York City, Matthew Cusick received his BFA from The Cooper Union and his MFA from Southern Methodist University in 2013. His work has been shown in galleries and institutions across the United States and Europe including solo exhibitions at the Columbus Museum of Art, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, Kent Fine Art, and Andrew Kreps Gallery. He was the recipient of a NYFA Painting Fellowship in 2006 and a Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Residency Fellowship in 2008 and has been a visiting artist, lecturer, and adjunct professor at The Cooper Union and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In Fall of 2013, Cusick was invited to be an artist in residence during a retrospective of his work at the Lux Art Institute. His work is held in numerous public and private collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the International Collage Center, and the Progressive Corporation Art Collection. Since 2007, he has lived and worked in Northern Texas.