Matt Rota is an award winning illustrator based in New York and an instructor at institutions that include the School of Visual Art, and The Maryland Institute College of Art. His clients include The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Nylon, The Utne Reader, LA Weekly, Russian Esquire, Philadelphia Weekly, The Columbia Journalism Review, Science News, Ninja Tune Records, Time Out Chicago, City magazine, Isthmus, Wax poetics, and other publications.
His drawings and prints have been shown in galleries in New York, Hollywood, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Maine, Toronto, and San Salvador. He has received recognition and awards from The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3×3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly, and Lurzer’s Int’l Archive. His comics have been anthologized on Top Shelf 2.0, and in Gutter, Rabid Rabbit, and Supertalk.