Matt Killen is an artist and musician. He received a BFA in art education from Concordia University and an MFA in visual arts from lUniversité du Québec à Montréal. He is a founding member of the Centre de recherche urbaine de Montréal, a Montreal-based artist collective and publisher. In his visual art practice, he works principally in painting and sound installation. In 2008 he was featured in the Magenta Foundations publication, Carte Blanche Vol. 2: Painting. His work has been presented in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Pittsburgh. He currently lives and works in Toronto.