Matthew Metzger (1978) is a practicing visual artist and educator who lives and works in Chicago. He received his MFA from the University of Chicago and attended the Skowhegan Artist Residency Program both in 2009. Since then he has had solo exhibitions at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Sikkema & Jenkins Co. in New York, Art Basel Switzerland, and Arratia Beer in Berlin, and Regards in Chicago. He was recently included in the traveling exhibition “The Freedom Principle,” and is co-editor of the publication SHIFTER. Metzger is Assistant Professor of Studio Art at The University of Illinois at Chicago.