Young Guns 7 WINNERS

2009: Beginning this year, Young Guns became an annual competition. Its international growth continued to shine, with nearly half of all entries coming from outside of the United States. For the first time ever, the top scoring Young Guns 7 winners were awarded grants, with project funding being awarded to visual artist Siggi Eggertsson, director duo Fx&Mat and designer Mario Hugo. The Young Guns 7 ceremony and party took place on October 21, 2009.


Matt Smithson

Nottoscale - UK

Matt Smithson is the man in Man vs Magnet.

Upon receiving his masters degree in Motion Graphics/ Broadcast Design at the Savannah College of Art & Design, Matt packed up and moved to the big city of New York in June 2006. Having received numerous awards for his work in animation, Matt has exhibited in various collective shows for both painting, printmaking and motion graphics. He now resides, sleeps, works and surfs in Charleston.

Matt draws inspiration from adventures in travel, found objects, and the notion that the human mind is driven by sleep and circumstance.




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