Artist Bio

Siber

Image by Betsy Siber, 2009

Born in Chicago in 1972, Matt Siber grew up next to Boston in Brookline, MA. With a Bachelor’s degree in History and Geography from the University of Vermont (1994), he received an MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2003). He has worked as a freelance commercial photographer for a wide range of clients, but is now primarily a gallery artist working in photography, digital imaging, video, sculpture, and installation.  His artwork is part of the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Photography and is represented by Galeria Antoni Pinyol in Reus, Spain, and Galerie f 5.6 in Munich. His images have been published internationally in such publications as ArtForum, Flash Art, Aperture and EXIT Magazine and he has received grants from the Aaron Siskind Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council. Matt also teaches beginning and advanced digital imaging at Columbia College Chicago and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.