Sebastian Matthews: has been creating handmade collages for over two decades. In 2010, he curated the exhibition “From BMC to NYC: The Tutelary Years of Ray Johnson” in conjunction with the Black Mountain College Museum + Art Center. In 2011, his own work was featured at the William King Art Museum in Abingdon, Virginia. He is the author of two books of poems and a memoir. Though they have been sharing and responding to each other’s work for years, Bruised Hearts is the first official collaboration between mother and son. He is currently working on a novel and a series of poster-sized collages.