Matthew Kirk, Born in 1980 is currently a Digital artist, muralist, sculptor, photographer, and glassblower from Rochester, NY. He has shared a wide variety of his artistic creations in some galleries and received an honorable mention in one exhibition during his senior year at Bowling Green State University. Matthew’s career as an artist has been primarily as a web designer and freelance graphic artist in it’s respective industry for the past 7 years. Creating designs for some major companies, creating website layouts, and re-designs he is well versed in aiding clients to see their visions come to fruition. His main drive as an artist is to become a concept artist for the film or gaming industry. Much of his artistic style has been affected and even tailored due to this ambition.
Originally setting out for a degree in computer animation with hopes to work in the film industry, Matthew graduated school and gained a different view on life. Although the achievement of the degree was there, his career as an artist became and continues to remain a secondary objective. Immediately after graduation from BGSU, Matt submitted his life and all aspects of it to be radically changed by Jesus Christ. Changing his main objective from striving to receive accolades and acceptance by his fellow man, to the hope of one day hearing “...Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.” (Matthew 25:23)