Hello, I’m Matt!
I am a lifelong artist, born in San Francisco and raised in Santa Cruz. I usually paint with acrylics on board or canvas. Surfing and the coast have been favorite subjects of my art ever since I was young. I draw inspiration from trips to Northern California, Big Sur, Hawaii, and beyond. Great art, excellent design, and publishing are all passions of mine.
I co-founded The Juice, a regional surfing magazine, and have designed a few book covers. Currently, I work as a Digital Product Designer. I can often be found in Santa Cruz surfing or hiking/biking around town, up the coast, or in the mountains. Here's me playing in the waves.
minnieoleary.com A site I made to keep my Mom's music available to hear and buy the sheet music - especially Songs of Self Esteem
keeptheapostrophe.com A site I made with my Dad to make some noise and help fix the issues folks with apostrophes (and anything else "non-standard") in their names face when using the web, traveling, etc.
Medium Very occasional writings about surfing, design, etc.
The Juice - Northern California's Surf Magazine Work-in-progress. Plan is to make all the old back issues from the surf mag I created with Eric Mitchell available for sale.
mattoleary.design My Digital Product Design portfolio site
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