Matthew Thurber


Matthew Thurber is a cartoonist, writer, artist, and musician living in Brooklyn. His first two graphic novels were published by PictureBox: 1-800-MICE, called by The Paris Review "the Gravity's Rainbow-Sherlock Holmes-Professor Sutwell-Inspector Clouseau-Silent Spring of comics", and INFOMANIACS, featured in Best American Comics 2015, guest-edited by Jonathan Lethem. Thurber is currently at work on ART COMIC, a graphic novel satire of the art world, to be published by Drawn & Quarterly.

The recipient of a 2010 NYFA fiction fellowship, Thurber has created comics and illustrations for numerous anthologies and magazines such as Kramers Ergot, the Believer, the New York Times, Mould Map, and the Ganzfeld.

Thurber's artwork has been exhibited widely, including at Southfirst and Knowmoregames galleries in New York, and at Weird Things in Toronto; Ambergris, his ongoing multi-media performance project, has performed at Issue Project Room, the Hammer Museum in L.A., and the Fumetto Festival in Switzerland; and in 2014, his full-length musical play "Mining the Moon" was produced by the Brick Theater in Brooklyn.