Manuel “MATR” Macías

Manuel MATR Macias, a visual artist with experience in oil and acrylic paint, was raised in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, where he is now established with his wife Brenda KOZMO Macías-López and their family.

For the past five years, MATR has developed his skills in tattooing and now owns a private studio where he both paints and tattoos.

MATR has been known for his murals around Chicago, especially in Pilsen, Back of the Yards and Logan Square and most recently painted doors along 18th street in Pilsen with themed lotería cards.

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