Christy Matson is an artist based in Los Angeles, CA. She taught for 7 years at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the department of Fiber and Material Studies and left as a tenured Associate Professor in 2012. She received her B.F.A in Studio Art from the University of Washington in 2001 and her M.F.A. in Textiles from CCA in 2005. Her work is currently on view at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art's Renwick Gallery. Recent exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Arts Houston, The Milwaukee Art Museum, The Knoxville Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, and The San Francisco Museum of Craft+Design. In 2011, Matson was an artist in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR and in 2006, she was an artist in residence at the Experimental Sound Studio in Chicago and Harvestworks Digital Media Arts in New York City. Her work is in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art's Renwick Gallery and the Museum of Contemporary Craft Portland, OR.