Matt Niebuhr

American b. 1969

West Branch Studio


I am an artist living and working in Des Moines, Iowa. I established a studio practice pursuing personal work in the summer of 2012 named "West Branch Studio". In the Spring of 2013, I became a contributing artist and designer engaged in making public art with the Art Studio at RDG Planning & Design in Des Moines, Iowa.


A selective and more organized presentation of my personal work interests may be found here on my site: exploring the threshold at which ordinary visibility ends and perception begins....


Original works are available at - please feel free to get in touch if something here catches your eye - I'd be glad to share more about any of the work that you might find interesting...


Select images are available for licensing for which I make available in order to help pay for personal project pursuits ...

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I just admire the consistency in Matt's photographical surveys. Seeing his barns next to each other in his set always reminds me of the great "Typologies" of the German photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher. It is good to meet somebody that persistant on Flickr.

July 27, 2006