About the Instructor
Mat Gasparek earned an MFA in Painting+Printmaking from Virginia Commonwealth University and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with minor degrees in Philosophy and Art History/Criticism.
Mat has exhibited in a number of group shows including, Zone of Totality at Fernwey in Chicago IL, and Whateverbeing at Present Company in Brooklyn NY, with a recent solo exhibition Not There at Page Bond Gallery. He has been an artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center and Azule in Hot Springs, NC. He was adjunct faculty in Art Foundations at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Department of Art & Design at Virginia State University. Mat is the founder and co-director of the online artist run co-op Flat Rate Contemporary.