Matthew Jensen is a Brooklyn-based artist who combines photography, collecting and rigorous explorations in each of his works. His series The 49 States is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art where it was part of the recent exhibition After Photoshop: Photography Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age. His most recent solo show, Local Expeditions, was on view this summer at Third Streaming Gallery in SoHo. He has participated in residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Wave Hill, LMCC, Kimmel Hardin Nelson Center and was recently awarded an NEA Grant for his upcoming project at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Jensen currently teaches photography at Parsons/The New School. He received his MFA from the University of Connecticut and BA from Rice University. Matthew’s work and projects have been featured in the New Yorker, WNYC, the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Phaidon.com, Whitewall magazine online, and the Hartford Courant.