An artist from Maryland's Eastern Shore, Matthew has been tattooing since 1991 and creating artwork for over 30 years. When not using a tattoo machine he works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, glass, digital design and he continues to experiment with new mediums and techniques.
Matthew is part owner of Independent Tattoo with Tres Denk. In 2008 Matthew returned to college and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Delaware. He continues to pursue artistic endeavors in a number of mediums. You can see many of his non-tattoo related works at his gallery 'Wooden Octopus' in Berlin, Maryland or view some of his work on his personal website www.matthewamey.com