Matthew Griffin [max alexander]

Residence: Toronto, Canada

Matthew Griffin is a musician and composer from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada now living and working in Toronto. He holds a BFA from Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts and an MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Electricity is Magic, an arts organization and alternative gallery space based in Toronto. His recent exhibitions include Latent Players, a two-person show with painter Jenal Dolson at Concord Gallery in Toronto, his solo exhibition Hearing Every Rhyme at Webb School Gallery in Knoxville, Tennessee, and his collaboration with Eric Powell and Campbell Foster as Kata-Stroph for Toronto’s Nuit Blanche. His upcoming solo album Shake Kids in the Sunset Hills will be released by Electricity is Magic in 2013.

Date: August 4, 2013

Source: TES 2013