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Art has been my passion since I could hold a crayon. I’ve been privileged to have people in my life who’ve encouraged and guided me as I pursued that passion.

My career as a freelance graphic designer began in 2009, and after completing my BFA with an Emphasis in Graphic Design at St. Cloud State, I continued to freelance and founded my first business, Pearce Studio, LLC, in February of 2015.

In the Summer of 2017, I met Tyler Hanna, and we began dreaming of what we could do together. Our agency, 8-bit Rex was born out of the dream to provide creative advertising and marketing services to people who were fed-up with the traditional agency model.

We launched 8-bit Rex in March of 2018, and I decided to continue doing freelance work and personal projects under a more personal title, “The Matt Pearce.”

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