Matthew Laznicka was born in Racine, WI. From childhood he alway found solace in drawing and painting the images inspired by science-fiction, movies, and comic books. After high school Matthew attended The Milwaukee Institue for Art & design, where he recieved a degree in illustration. When not illustrating he’s with his wife Sheri and their two children: Ashton and Violet. If he is not illustrating Matthew enjoys spending time with family, camping, old movies, and stop-animation. Clients include: Edios, Human Head, Telos Publishing, Seattle Sound Magazine, Weekly Reader, Carlton Books, Z-Man Games, Madison Magazine, FHM Magazine, Volvo.