Biography Matt Forrest currently lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA. He received his BFA from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and his MFA in printmaking from West Virginia University. In addition to teaching at IUP, Matt is working as a collaborative printer at Artists Image Resource, a non-profit print shop located in the north side of Pittsburgh. Matt also teaches at Carnegie Mellon University and runs outreach projects with other local universities and high schools. Matt is also an entrepreneur, opening his own print shop called Servatus Print in Canonsburg, PA.
Artist Statement Matt is currently focused on producing works of art that reflect his interest in documenting and understanding local religious organizations within the city of Pittsburgh, and surrounding areas.