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Matthew Metzger (1978, USA) is a practicing visual artist and educator who lives and works in Chicago.

He completed his MFA from the University of Chicago in 2009, and attended the Skowhegan Artist Residency Program also in 2009. He has since exhibited at such institutions as The Smart Museum of Art in Chicago and The Soap Factory in Minneapolis while mounting solo exhibitions at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Sikkema & Jenkins Co. in New York, Arratia Beer in Berlin, and Tony Wight Gallery in Chicago. Metzger recently presented a project titled Be-Longing at Art Statements, Art|43|Basel, 2012.

Metzger is also currently on faculty at The University of Illinois at Chicago as Assistant Professor in Studio Arts.