Matt Woodburn

About

Serial entrepreneur, event architect, connector and self-described culture curator/social concierge, Matt is a long-time supporter of the local arts, business and hospitality community. He has nearly 20 years of experience in fields such as film, music, video and special events. Matt has spearheaded such companies as Gramophone Recording Company, Million Ways Productions and spent time building up companies such as Gen Art and Sound Investment AV. He is currently a Principal Partner behind the multi-faceted Wicker Park venue, Chop Shop & 1st Ward Events. The 15,000 sqft, rehab of a 1913 auto body shop, combines his passions for hospitality, food & beverage and entertainment, under one roof. Matt is the founder and curator of the AFTER DARK Event Series at The Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing. The event, in it’s 8th season, merges up-and-coming, national music acts, video artists & performers, inspired by the current exhibition, to bring together a curated experience for 1000+ art aficionados and young professionals for a night of entertainment, culture and cocktails. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87PmfrJoVpQ He is a Partner in Pro-Ject, a micro agency specializing in strategy and activation for select brands and agencies. Matt is Founder of ESP Presents, a full-service planning firm specializing in creating unparalleled experiences at events for Arts, NFP and Philanthropic groups.
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