MATT FREEDMAN is an artist, writer, and curator who graduated from Harvard College and the University of Iowa and teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in sculpture and New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in fiction writing. Freedman co-curated the Paper Sculpture show that began at SculptureCenter in New York, as well as the (B 19) exhibition at Long Island University. Recent solo shows of Freedman’s artwork have been held at Pierogi, FiveMyles, Big&Small/Casual, Valentine, and Studio 10 galleries in Brooklyn. A cartoonist for 12 years out of college, he created the strip "Free Associates,” which was published in the Onion, the Chicago Reader, and the Philadelphia City Paper. He is the author of Relatively Indolent but Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal and his writing has been published by Cabinet Magazine and The Pierogi Press. Freedman lives in Queens, New York.