Interactive Arts and Media

Matt Board

Title: Assistant Professor

Phone: 312-369-6529


Office: 916 S. Wabash, Room 143





Matthew Board is a 3D Artist, Digital Sculptor and Independent Game Developer. He runs his own independent freelance 3D art and game development business, Red Tail Studios. Clients include, Vermont Digital Arts, Owlchemy Labs, The Brass Monkey SDK, Hasbro and Anzovin Studios. In 2011, Matthew released his first solo game project "Callsign: Osprey" for the iPhone and iPad. He has done consulting for Great Eastern Technology to formulate a more efficient 3D-printing workflows in Maya, 3D Studio Max and ZBrush, that allowed for less material use. Matthew has a number of digital sculpts showcased in Pixologic's Turntable Gallery on 


BFA, Studio Art, Northern Kentucky University

MFA, Electronic Art and Painting, University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

3D Composition for Interactive Media

Advanced 3D for Games

3D Digital Sculpting

Large Team Game Project

Large Team Game Studio

Indie Team Game Project

Indie Team Game Studio

Areas of Interest

Mobile Game Development

Character Art

Environment Art

Level Design

Technical Art

Pipeline Development

Tool Integration


Digital Sculpting

Game Engine Workflows

Awards and Honors

Wolfstien Travel Grant