Illustration | Visual Arts | Design
MATT HUYNH is a Vietnamese-Australian artist originally from Sydney, Australia. His comics and illustrations are informed by sumi-e painting, shodo calligraphy and comic books. Matt has worked for numerous leading illustration agencies such as the Jacky Winter Group, in Australia, and New York’s Spoon + Fork Studio. Among his high profile clients are the New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Adobe, Clemenger BBDO, Men’s Health and internationally acclaimed rock band Phish. Creative Sydney Festival named him one of Sydney’s most innovative cultural contributors for his graphic novel, CAB, documenting true stories from suburban Sydney’s Cabramatta community. His illustrated reportage of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations appears in the Museum of Modern Art’s collection. His comic, Chinatown, was presented on the Sydney Opera House stage for Graphic Festival and exhibited in the Society of Illustrators Sequential Art Annual. Matt worked with SBS Australia to develop ‘The Boat,’ an interactive graphic novel about refugees escaping after the Vietnam War, which was given a special commendation by the United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Awards. For his work on The Boat, he was named Ambassador of the New Beginnings Refugee Arts and Culture Festival and nominated for the 2016 Australian of the Year. Matt now lives in New York City where his one-of-a-kind artworks and illustrations are in high demand.