You Should Know: Mat Gleason

by Christie Grimm · March 16, 2016

Art critic. Curator. Reality Show Judge on the Game Show Network? 'Tis the world we live in. Mat Gleason has long been around the contemporary art scene. To stay in the know and up to date with all of your art schmoozing, check out his magazine, The Coagula Art Journal.

Name: Mat Gleason
Occupation: Art Critic, Curator, Reality Show Judge on The Game Show Network
Place of birth: Fullerton
Instagram / Twitter: @MatGleason, @CoagulaMagazine, @Revhalofan
Zodiac Sign: Retired Astrologer; You don’t really want to know

What do you actually do all day? Look at art.

Favorite song growing up? Communist Eyes by The Germs

My biggest secret is… What we do is secret, secret!

Why do you live in Los Angeles? My wife lives here

My motto is… Most art sucks

My alter ego is… I play a nice version of my art critic on GSN’s “Skin Wars Fresh Paint” T.V. show - My agent said to plug the show

The last drink I had was… December of 1993

My secret crush is…  All the girls who played Bykowski for free drinks

What was your first job? K-Mart in Buena Park

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Get a custard cup at Phillipe’s

Coming from? Going to? Uber… Going to Lyft...

What is your favorite work of art? Blue Poles by Jackson Pollock

Who should we know? Paige Wery at The Good Luck Gallery in Chinatown Downtown LA