Lizardman (Matt) is a graphic artist and organizer working in the Twin Cities; co-founder of Rogue Citizen artgang, a collective of painters, instigators, and educators.
Matt creates unique work in traditional and digital media, and has worked with clients in publishing, music industry, event promotion, film, performing arts, labor, and social justice. In his personal artwork he employs compulsively detailed drawing and mixed media to build otherworldly scenarios on walls and canvas.
Matt was recently selected to write and design The People's Creative Toolkit, a free resource for workers, activists, organizers, students and artists: peoplestoolkit.com
He is also a technician & exhibit artist working in art/artifact handling and gallery installation.
Inquiries, commissions, sales:
Minnesotans for a Fair Economy
Line Break Media
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Sexual Violence Center
Service Employees International Union
Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Science Museum of Minnesota
REVERIE Cafe & Bar
Mill City Guitars
Music Industry Clients
Hellcat Design Group
Hyro da Hero
Future Leaders of the World
2016 Rogue Citizen at Pop Out: Over 100 solo & collaborative pieces. Pop Out, Northeast Minneapolis.
2016 Unicorn Art Show: Big Twin Cities group show. Leg Up Studio, Northeast Minneapolis.
2015 Made Here MN: Urban art series.
"Empire State" 4-part painting on canvas, 730 Hennepin Ave, downtown Minneapolis.
2015 ARTCRANK: Pop-up art show featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters by local artists. Fulton Brewery / Hamilton Ink Spot, Minneapolis.
2014 Minimum Wage: Rogue Citizen crew exhibition, 200+ one-hour paintings, discretionary price above MN minimum wage. Gamut Gallery, Minneapolis.
2013 Rogue Citizen Presents Cause Art Opening Number 24. Crew exhibition and live music series. Cause Spirits & Soundbar, Minneapolis.
2013 MNworks Curator, organizer, artist; Multimedia group exhibition & labor benefit. Bedlam Theatre, Minneapolis.
2012 Sound Perspective Select group exhibition, Twin Cities music industry artwork. Future Presence Gallery, Mpls.
2012 Angry Citizen Crew exhibition and live music series. The Nicollet and Angry Catfish, Minneapolis.
2012 Rough Draft Joint exhibition of drawings with Chuck U. Tarnish&Gold Gallery, NE Minneapolis.
2011 Rogue Citizen Presents Cause Art Opening Number 12; Crew exhibition and live music series. Cause Spirits & Soundbar, Minneapolis.
2011 ReVolt: Voices from the Warehouse; Select group exhibition. Warehouse gallery, Dubuque, IA.
2011 Execute Rogue Citizen; Crew painting exhibition and live destruction of unsold work. Gallery 13, Minneapolis.
2010 Words to Dead Lips; Visual design, motion graphics for feature-length multimedia performance with Aniccha Arts. Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis.
2010 Never Mind Rogue Citizen; Group painting and print exhibition. Nevermind Gallery, St. Paul.
2010 Exquisite Robot; Drawings from Rogue Citizen; Crew exhibition of collaborative drawings. SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis.
2009 Minimum Wage; Solo exhibition, 40 one-hour paintings, discretionary price above federal minimum wage. SSCA Gallery, Minneapolis.