OPENING JUNE 2nd
Born in South Austin in a one bedroom house that would later become known as the Cathedral of Junk. Matthew Bonifacio has been working as an artist in Austin since age 3, studying Painting, Animation, Film, and Martial Arts. In the 4th grade Bonifacio enrolled in the Flying Tigers Mixed Martial Arts Academy were he studied the way of the Ninja for the next 6 years. Bonifacio has exhibited artwork in New York, Miami, San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles, Chicago, Brazil, and has participated in the Deitch Projects Art Parade, NY. He has held residencies at Pope Park, CT in conjunction with the Greater Hartford Arts Council. During his most recent residency in Hong Kong, he researched Kung Fu history and put on an art and Dj puppet show in a sky scraper in Central Lan Kwai Fong. Currently Bonifacio is Studying Emergency Medicine, Kung Fu, and Chinese Medicine while working as an Artist and Teacher in East Austin.
(text courtesy of the artist)