Matt Rota received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2003, where he studied in the Fine Arts program. He then received his MFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts. Matt's illustrations have been featured in the New York Times' Op-Ed section, Utne Reader, the LA Weekly, Russian Esquire, Philadelphia Weekly, the Columbia Journalism Review, Science News, and other publications. His work has been shown in galleries in New York, Hollywood, Baltimore, Maine, and Toronto. He has also contributed comics to anthologies including McSweeney's, Rabid Rabbit, and online at Top Shelf 2.0. Matt Rota is a teacher at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and lives in Brooklyn.
Visit him on the web at www.MattRotasArt.com.