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Mr. Herget

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Mr. Herget

  1. 1. Matthew Herget The Story of a Rising Artist in Miami
  2. 2. A Sneak Preview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- mk_VShcLw0
  3. 3. The Basics • Born on December 21, 1990 • Sagittarius • Born to Robert Dodson Herget and Rebecca Hillburn Herget • Parents are Divorced • Father is Jewish and Mother is Catholic • Mother is a Corporate Accounting Professional • Father is the Founder and President of MonkeyDough.com ("America's Premier Discount Club") • One younger brother: Steven Herget (18) • Born and raised in Miami, FL • Attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School • Graduated high school in 2009 • Attended University of Central Florida for one year • Lives in Cutler Bay, FL • Studio in Wynwood • Currently in a relationship with Vanessa Marie Rodriguez
  4. 4. A few of his favorite things: • Buzz Lightyear • Rick Ross • Nappy Roots • Lupe Fiasco • J. Cole • Nicki Minaj • Tyga • Lil Wayne • Toy Story • Step Brothers • Caddy Shack • Blood Diamond • Friday Night Lights • SAW • The Blind Side • South Park • Russell Simmons • His car • Dogs • Airplanes • Miami • Sports • Ray Lewis • and obviously, art.
  5. 5. “The U Invented Swagger”
  6. 6. Obsession with University of MiamiAnd any Miami sports team… • Loves UM football • Miami Heat • Miami Dolphins • Thanks to these teams, his art career began
  7. 7. Humble Beginnings • Drew portraits for friends in high school • Began tattooing friends • Elifant Brand Apparel
  8. 8. Matt Herget: The Artist • Began drawing and painting at the age of two • Was discovered because of his clothing line • In the art world, known as Mr. Herget • Uses different mediums • Grandmother was his mentor • Draws inspiration from personalities of Salvador Dali, Pabo Picasso and Leonardo da Vinci • Signature is an elephant • In most of his own self portraits he pixilates his face
  9. 9. Photography
  10. 10. Ballpoint Pen
  11. 11. Watercolor and Paint
  12. 12. Bird Series
  13. 13. Street Art https://vimeo.com/82068126
  14. 14. Collaboration with Peter Tunney Legendary New York artist
  15. 15. Collaboration with Peter Tunney
  16. 16. Greg Shienbaum Gallery • Used to be a traditional art and antiques gallery but has transformed into a contemporary art gallery • Located at 2239 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33127 • Mr. Herget is a featured artist sold at the gallery
  17. 17. What is he up to now?
  18. 18. What do I feel Mr. Herget would want us to know?

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