MATT HUYNH

ABOUT & CONTACT

MATT HUYNH is an Australian artist based in New York City. His comics and illustrations are informed by sumi-e ink painting and shodo calligraphy.

His clients include the New York Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone and GQ. Creative Sydney Festival named him one of Sydney’s most innovative cultural contributors for his graphic novel, CAB, documenting true stories from suburban Sydney’s Cabramatta community. His illustrated reportage of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations appears in the Museum of Modern Art’s collection. His comic, Chinatown, was presented on the Sydney Opera House stage and exhibited at the Society of Illustrators.

In 2016, Huynh was awarded the World Illustration Award in the Editorial Professional category. He was nominated for Australian of the Year, appointed ambassador for New Beginnings Refugee Arts Festival on World Refugee Day, and awarded a special commendation by the United Nations Media Peace Awards for his interactive comic book The Boat.

He currently works from Greenpoint, Brooklyn's historic Pencil Factory.

Represented by The Jacky Winter Group (AUS)

 

HONORS

World Illustration Award 2016, Editorial Professional, Winner
United Nations Media Peace Awards, Special Commendation

Finalist, Best Interactive, Create Awards, Desktop Magazine
Gold Medal for Art Website, W3 Awards
Judge, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Comics category
Site of the Day, Awwwards
Site of the Day, FWA Awards

Finalist Site of the Year, Adobe Cutting Edge Award
Finalist, Future of Storytelling Prize
Nominated, Australian of The Year
Ambassador, New Beginnings Refugee Arts & Culture Festival
Highly Commended, Illustrators Australia

Best Set and Costume Design Nomination, Green Room Awards
Comic and Cartoon Art Annual - Short Form and Special Format, MoCCA Gallery, NY
9 + 1 Ways of Being Political, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Shortlisted, Lord Mayor’s Creative Writing Awards
Top 10 Visual Artists, QANTAS SOYA shortlist
Design: NSW Travelling Scholarship, Powerhouse Museum, British Council, Arts NSW
Winner, Cut & Paste Digital Design Competition

 

E-MAIL: matt@matthuynh.com
PHONE: +1 718 902 4225
STUDIO
61 Greenpoint Ave #507B,
Brooklyn, NY 11222

 

CLIENTS

The Smithsonian Institution
The Sydney Opera House
Clemenger BBDO

DDB
BTTB

Droga5
Tool of North America
Republic Studios
Cummins & Partners

Brand New School
Arnold Furnace

Art Director's Club
Vault 49
Bloomberg Businessweek

Phish
New Model Army
Tiger Beer
Adobe Systems Inc

4A Center for Contemporary Asian Art
SBS TV

FBi Radio
Mixtape Productions
Powerhouse Museum Sydney
Australian Red Cross
 

The New York Times
Esquire

Buzzfeed
Rolling Stone Magazine

Macmillan Publishing
Popular Mechanics

GQ
Men's Health

Women's Health
The New Republic

Los Angeles Magazine
Lucky Peach
Nature Medicine US
Narratively
The Walkley Magazine
Desktop Magazine

BOSS Magazine
Kyoto Journal
Surfing World
Aritzia
Tictail
Slack
StoryCorps
World Policy Journal

INSTAGRAM: @Matty_Huynh
TWITTER: @Matty_Huynh