Matthew Rankin


Matthew Rankin is a designer, illustrator, and animator living and working in New York City. His work explores issues of class, identity and the way they shape modern living; pulling inspiration from his life, history and psychology, as well as conversations with strangers and friends alike.  While each project starts with pencil and paper, Matthew’s workflow is primarily digital and he strives to push his visual vocabulary via continually experimenting with a variety of creative tools, media and techniques.

Born in New York City and growing up in Central Pennsylvania, Matthew earned his BA in Visual Communication Design from the University of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio.