Matthew Kramer is a, writer, illustrator, and artist in Providence, Rhode Island. He holds an MFA in Digital Language Arts from Brown University, where he taught comics. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Urban Studies from Vassar College. He works as a freelance illustrator and writes comics and graphic novels. His artwork can be viewed here on Instagram & at


It’s Nice That


2018 Trade gallery Pop-up
2018 Granoff Center for the Arts
2018 BAI Show
2017 Text vs Image Bushwick
2015 Boston Harbor Arts Port Call
2014 I-195 Providence Arch opening
2013 Poughkeepsie Gallery, Main Street 2013 Night Light

Conference papers & selected readings
2019 (Forthcoming) Panel on performance comics at PQ in Prague.
2018 The Mastheads Writers’ Residency
2018 Brown University Anthology - Performance of Comix
2016 Brown University Anthology reading selected Comic Poems
Cole Swensen

Honors, Awards & Grants, & Artist Residencies
2018 Awarded Yaddo Art Residency
2018 Honourable Mention for Lysdexia at the Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition
2018 Awarded CATWALK Art Residency
2018 Awarded The Mastheads Writers’ Residency
2018 Finalist for our Iowa Review Award in Fiction
2017 Brown International Travel Grant
2017 Brown Arts Initiative Grant
2016 Beth Lisa Feldman Prize in Children’s Literature
2014 Providence-195 Commission Grant
2011 Providence Mayoral Fellow

Publications Of Art & Writing
2018 Young Ignorantes
2018 Comic for Martha’s Vineyard Times
2018 Gasher Mag June Featured Artist
2018 Sobremesazine Issue No. 4
2018 The Berkshire Eagle
2018 It’s Nice That: Bio and Interview
2018 Poety Turkey Club
2017 Heavy Feather Review
2017 Gram Mag
2017 Arts and Leisure Martha’s Vineyard
2017 Illustrations for Martha’s Vineyard Times
2016 Cover of The College Hill Independent
2016 Chonique Vol. I issue 2
2016 Book Cover for Farrar Straus and Giroux
2015 New Folklore Anthology Vol. II Parents