Matthew Farina is a Brooklyn-based artist whose abstracted works are created in response to memory and the natural world. His paintings, drawings and collages have been exhibited in solo shows at Gallery Madison Park, the Painting Center and Rosenfeld Gallery. His work has also appeared in numerous group exhibits including Samson Projects (Boston), Sears-Peyton Gallery (NYC), SOMA Gallery (Cape May) and the Print Center (Philadelphia). Matthew has been an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center and was a visiting critic at Alfred University. At the Painting Center, he organized the exhibits Philadelphia Painters and Gray Matter. Matthew has a BFA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts.