Log in to post comments Academic Area Interdisciplinary Art & Design Degree MFA Year Graduated 2019 Website matthew-flores.com Matthew Flores is a multimedia artist who graduated from the Lamar Dodd School of Art in 2019. He served as Graduate Research Assistant at Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) from 2016 to 2018 and was a resident at Can Serrat International Artist Residency program in El Bruc, Catalonia, Spain in 2017. He received his BA in Art History from the School of Visual Studies at the University of Missouri in 2015. Flores's studio practice is rooted in strategies of misdirection and appropriation, and orbits around an interest in how the art viewing experience can be analogized with the format of jokes, performance, and the theatrical. His current research interests involve the function of anticipation and failure in aesthetics.