Matt Connors was born in 1973 in Chicago, IL. Connors studied at Bennington College, VT, and received his MFA from the Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT in 2006. He has had solo exhibitions in galleries such as Cherry & Martin, Los Angeles, Herald St., London, and CANADA, in New York, as well as institutions like MoMA PS1, New York, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Veneklasen / Werner and Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, The Dallas Museum of Art, and The Breeder in Athens, Greece. His work is part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Dallas Museum of Art; The Walker Art Center, and the Hammer Museum; among others.