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About the Artist: Matt Pecson

Matt Pecson creates contemporary pop art and custom paintings, with a style of bold colors and expressionist brushstrokes. After studying fine art at Mount St. Mary’s College in Maryland, Matt worked in printing and graphic design. Moving from the Washington DC area in 2013, Matt settled in Lakewood Ranch.

About the Sculpture: 

The puppy has many Warhol references. He has blue eyes and black fur with colorful “spots” of Marilyn Monroe’s face, wearing a Campbell Soup cape and standing on Brillo boxes.