Originally from New York City, Matthew Cusick received his BFA from the Cooper Union and his MFA from Southern Methodist University. His work has been shown in numerous galleries and institutions including The Public Trust (Dallas), Haggerty Gallery (Dallas), Art Center Sarasota, Columbus Museum of Art, Pavel Zoubok Gallery (New York), and Andrew Kreps Gallery (New York). He was the recipient of a NYFA Painting Fellowship in 2006 and has been a visiting artist, lecturer, and adjunct professor at The Cooper Union, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Southern Methodist University. In Fall of 2013, Cusick was an artist in residence at the Lux Art Institute (Encinitas, CA), concurrent with a retrospective of his work at the same venue. His work is held in several public and private collections, including the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Nasher Sculpture Center (Dallas), and the International Collage Center (Knoxville, TN). He currently lives in Dallas, Texas.