Matt Allen lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA

List of events, exhibitions, press releases, discography, and education


2.16.19 Cupid Youth “Your Connection” feature on The Minimal Beat


11.6.18 Ian Isiah for Pitchfork Rising

9.18 Campaign for Ace Hotel’s Concept Hotel Sister City - Lower East Side

9.19.18 October - Having A Beer With Hop Along (portrait)

9.10.18 Artist Portraits Octfest + Pitchfork

8.15.18 Lil Reek for Pitchfork Rising

6.28.18 Tierra Whack for Pitchfork Rising

6.18.18 Empath for Pitchfork Rising

4.25.18 Chirp Radio Artist Interview with Cupid Youth

2.16.18 Wavy ID for Chicago Reader

1.20.18 WLUW 88.7 Cupid Youth Guest DJ and Interview (Starts at 45 min)


9.20.17 Cupid Youth’s Solar (Blitz Cover) feature by The Minimal Beat

8.23.17 "Flower Children" Illinois's Best Emerging Poets: An Anthology - Z

8.11.17 Empty Bottle Presents: Har Mar Superstar + GGOOLLDD Live in Chicago

5.1.17 Street Flowers - Dreck Magazine

4.26.17 Cupid Youth on WXRT Local Anesthetic

1.11.17 Best of B&B Chicago Vendors - in Association with Tuan B & Co.


8.18.2016 The Blog That Celebrates Itself: CYEP with Cupid Youth Interview

7.19.16 The Minimal Beat Presents: Ladyhawke Live in Chicago

7.8.16 Artist Debut Matthew Elliott Allen at The Black Couch

6.28.16 The Minimal Beat & Empty Bottle Presents: Beach Fossils Live in Chicago

6.28.16 Mastin Labs Project Feature - To My Youth: The Weight of Informed Naïvety by Matthew Elliott Allen

4.4.16 Interview with Matt Allen on Street Photography by Yunkin Keophomma, NorthxNorthx Photography



Art Direction & Design | Chicago Portfolio School | Chicago, IL, USA 2016-2018

B.A. Marketing | Trinity International University | Deerfield, IL USA 2009-2012