Matt is a sculptural basketry artist (many have called him the Dale Chihuly of Baskets) from Asheville, North Carolina, internationally known motivational speaker and author of five books including Unlocking the Heart of the Artist, Crafting Your Brand, Creativity According to the Kingdom, Created to Thrive and Every Basket Begins with a Walk in the Woods.
In 2009, Matt formed The Worship Studio, a nonprofit dedicated to “Raising up an Army of Artists to Reveal God’s Glory” and has since produced numerous resources for artists to help them align with their divine design and thrive. He is also the founder & host of the popular Christian artist conference, Gathering of Artisans.
Matt’s passion is helping artists learn to thrive spiritually, creatively and financially so they can live the life they were divinely designed to live.
Unlocking the Heart of the artist: A Practical Guide for Fulfilling your Calling as an Artist in the Kingdom
Crafting Your Brand: Simple Strategies for Cultivating A Successful Creative Career
Creativity According to the Kingdom: Connecting with Heaven to Create with God Release Transformation
Every Basket Begins with a Walk in the Woods: Sculptural Works
Created to Thrive: An Artists Guide to Living in Divine Abundance