Matthew Baum is an artist and teacher based in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Brown University in 1995 with a degree in American History and later studied architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Matthew earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2007. As a graduate student, he was a co-founder and director of the VisuaLife photo education program, working with underprivileged high school students in New York City. He currently teaches photography at the School of Visual Arts and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.