The artist i chose to do this project on is Matthew Shlian. Matt is a sculpture artist who makes art out of paper. Matt was born July 14th 1980 in Norwalk Connecticut and he has a BFA from Alfred University(2002) and a masters from Cranbook Academy of Art(2006). Some of his inspirations are; Johnathan Blow, Kay Ryan, Anne Currier, Charles and Ray Eames, etc. Matt has various different supplies and software he uses such as bone folders, X-acto knives, AutoCadR13, etc. He stated that he just loved the way that paper folded and that he loved those pop-up books, so he would buy them and take them apart and figure out how to rework them backwards. In conclusion, his favorite medium is paper although he studied, glass, performance sound and painting and had a dual major in Ceramics and print media.