Matt Jones, Administrative Specialist II. A native upstate New Yorker, Matt has lived, studied, or worked on or around a college campus for much of his life. As the son of a college administrator, Matt spent his formative years in Ithaca, New York where, upon graduating from Cornell University, he stayed on to work as a publicity photographer and teaching assistant in filmmaking. Matt spent nearly a decade living in Williamsburg, Brooklyn working as a personal assistant to a Broadway lyricist, a cater waiter, and eventually in publishing as a photographic researcher. After relocating to Maine, Matt has worked for a public library, a music store, a bookstore, as a decorative painter, a documentary film researcher, a photographer, and videographer. Matt was hired by Stonecoast MFA in the summer of 2013. He currently resides in Portland, his wife, and their two daughters.