Matthew received two bachelor degrees from the University of California, Davis in Fine Art and Design, and Philosophy. He received a post baccalaureate degree from the University of Washington in History and Philosophy of Science. He has had additional training at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in Graphic Design and spent a year abroad at the University of Lund and the School of Art in Lund, Sweden. Matthew recieved his Master of Fine Arts Degree, specializing in graphic design from Central Washington University in June of 2020.
Currently Matthew continues to design and run Wenz Creative and is a Lecturer in Art & Design at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington.