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Matthew Baum (b.1973, Princeton, NJ) is an artist and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. He earned a BA in American history from Brown University, studied architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Matthew is currently on faculty at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He was co-founder and director of the VisuaLife photography education program, working with underpriviledged youth in NYC. Matthew’s work has recently been shown at venues including the North Carolina Museum of Art, CAMRaleigh, Fordham University’s Center Gallery and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library.