92Y Instructor Biography

Matthew Fischer

Matthew Fischer lives and works in New York City. He makes oil paintings as well as drawings with ink and other water media. He attended Columbia University School of the Arts where he received an MFA in Visual Art. He has been an artist in residence at The Edward F. Albee Foundation in Montauk, NY, The Lighthouse Works on Fishers Island, NY and The Vermont Studio Center. Before moving to New York, Fischer was the studio manager of the painting and drawing program at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, CO. Fischer has shown at Jack Tilton Gallery, Jack Hanley Gallery and 247365 in New York and at FJORD in Philadelphia.

This instructor is currently teaching the following classes:



Getting Started with Oil Painting

Acrylic Painting

Drawing and Painting I / 8-10 yrs