MATT FREEDMAN is an artist, writer, and curator living in Queens, New York. He graduated from Harvard College and the University of Iowa. He teaches in the graduate fine arts and Visual Studies programs at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in sculpture and New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in fiction writing. He co-curated the Paper Sculpture show that began at SculptureCenter in New York and toured nationally and the (B 19) exhibition at Long Island University. Recent solo shows of Freedman’s artwork have been held at Pierogi, FiveMyles, Big&Small/Casual, Valentine and Studio 10 galleries in Brooklyn. A cartoonist for 12 years out of college, he created the strip "Free Associates", which was published in The Onion, The Chicago Reader, and The Philadelphia City Paper. His writing has been published by Cabinet Magazine and The Pierogi Press.