Matt Hebermehl

Los Angeles, CA


2003      BFA cum laude, Illustration, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

Selected Commissions


  • Private Art Commission, The Fire Below, 7’ H x 14’ W, mixed media on canvas, Hotel Clermont, The City of Atlanta and Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms, Atlanta, GA



  • Corporate Art Commission, Rendezvous, in collaboration with Katherine Sandoz, a site-specific interior mural, 8’ H x 13.5’ W, acrylic on drywall, Perry Lane Hotel, Flank Architecture and Development (New York, NY), Savannah, GA (Curated by NINE dot Arts)



  • Corporate Art Commission, On Divine Wings, We Shall Prevail, a site-specific three wall interior mural; Wall 1, 21’ H x 42’ W; Wall 2, 21’ H x 26’ W; Wall 3, 11’ H x 27’ W; acrylic on drywall, Mercedes Benz Stadium, AMB Group, Atlanta, GA


  • Corporate Art Commission, Hustle Dreams, a site-specific mural, 14’ H x 20’ W, acrylic on masonry brick, Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel, Rottet Studio (Houston, TX), Atlanta, GA



  • Public Art Commission, Try Together, Fly Together, a site specific mural, 19’ H x 51’ W, acrylic on masonry brick, Glenn O. Swing Elementary School, Center for Great Neighborhoods, Covington, KY


  •  Institutional Art Commission, Tunnel, a site-specific mural spanning two tunnel portals; Walls 1 thru 4, 12’ H x 100’ W; acrylic on concrete, SCAD-Atlanta, Savannah College of Art & Design, Atlanta, GA



  • Institutional Art Commission, Sky’s The Limit, a site-specific mural, 66’ H x 30’ W, acrylic on painted stucco, Montgomery Hall, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA

Awards and Grants


  • Center For Great Communities and the Kresge Foundation Public Art Grant (Covington, KY)


  • Left Tilt Fund Public Art Grant (Oakland, CA)

  • Sunshine Polka Dot Foundation Public Art Grant (San Francisco, CA)


  • Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and Bombay Sapphire’s Atlanta Regional Artist Award (NYC, NY)


  • Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, Illustration West 46 (Los Angeles, CA)

  • American Illustration 27 (NYC, NY)

Selected Experience


  • Muralist, Boss Graphics, Pasadena, CA (Lead and Assistant Artist for large scale mural installations at schools throughout California)


  • Co-Founder / Director, See Savannah Art Walls (SeeS.A.W), Savannah, GA (SeeS.A.W advocated for, and produced public art works in Savannah, GA and elsewhere.  We worked with Savannah’s Metropolitan Planning Commission, City Council, and Historic Savannah Foundation to write the official Mural Ordinance and Application Process for all certified murals within the city of Savannah. We successfully developed the programming for Savannah’s first wall designated for murals painted on a rotating basis. In total, SeeS.A.W produced seventeen installations in four states.

Selected Exhibitions


  • Group Exhibition, Soul, Sequins, and Gold, BLDG, Covington, KY



  • Group Exhibition with Andre 3000 Benjamin and Jimmy O’Neal, I Feel Ya, Mana Wynwood, Art Basel, Miami, FL (Curated by SCAD)



  • Group Exhibition with Michael Porten and Troy Wandzel, Triple Threat, Florida Mining Gallery, Jacksonville, FL



  • Group Exhibition, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Gallery Guichard, Scope Art Festival, Art Basel, Miami, FL


  • Group Exhibition with Fabio Silva and James Zdaniewski, Social iLLumination, PULSE: Art and Technology Festival, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA



  • Solo Exhibition, Birds in Flight, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA


  • Group Exhibition, The Chrysalis Den, Project One Gallery, San Francisco, CA



  • Group Exhibition, Illustration West 46, Junc Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


  • Group Exhibition, Outdated Polaroid Show, Country Club Chicago, Chicago, IL



  • Solo Exhibition, Synthesis, Poetter Hall, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA (curated by Erin Dziedzic)

Selected Bibliography


  • Interior Design Magazine, New York, NY, December, issue no. 13


  • Sweet & Vicious, Libbie Summers, Published by Rizzoli



  • Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, CA, August, issue no. 151


  • Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, CA, September, issue no. 152


  • Before I Die… Candy Chang, published by St. Martin’s Griffin



  • Juxtapoz Magazine, San Francisco, CA, October, issue no. 117



  • The Telfair Museum (Savannah, GA)

  • Arthur B. Kouwenhoven, Jr. (Savannah, GA)

  • The Art Collection at Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta, GA)

  • The Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah and Atlanta, GA)