Matthew Yrad

Matthew Yrad

Born: Negros Island, Philippines 1992


Matt Yrad was born in the Negros Island Region, Philippines, in 1992, and has spent most of his early years in three different cities, namely Dumaguete, Bacolod and Talisay. In 2005, his family moved to California, where he grew into adolescence and was exposed to comics, graffiti and skate culture. In 2013, he moved back to the Philippines to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts – Painting and a career in the growing art scene of Bacolod City. He then returned to the United States in 2016 to continue his artistic practice.