Matt Klos is a recipient of three Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council (2016, 2012 and 2008). His work has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions including the Prince Street Gallery in Chelsea, NY in 2011. He was awarded first place in the Bethesda Painting Awards in 2007 and received an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in 2001. Klos currently teaches drawing and painting full-time at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD and has served as a guest lecturer/critic at various institutions including the New York Academy, the Kentucky School of Art, and the University of Missouri. He is a member of the collective Perceptual Painters, www.perceptualpainters.com and Zeuxis, www.zeuxis.us. He resides in Baltimore Maryland with his wife and children.