Arena by Matthew Skiff
Matthew Skiff is a talented illustrator and designer who currently works full-time for Primitive Apparel and Primitive Skateboarding. Previously, as a freelancer, he worked on projects for such clients as Marvel, Warner Brothers and Burton Snowboards. Skiff, who hails from Denver, Colorado, has had his pieces displayed in numerous galleries, among them Gallery 1988, Spoke Art and Bottleneck Gallery. He’s drawn since early childhood, initially inspired by the shows of his youth, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Batman, and later by comic books and such movies as Ghostbusters. “I'm a pretty big nerd,” he has said. “I try to hide that I am a nerd, but I don't do a very good job hiding that.” He lives in Burbank, California.