Matt MacFarland is a contemporary artist and cartoonist whose ongoing graphic narrative Dark Pants follows a mysterious pair of pants through Los Angeles as they impact the lives of whomever wears them. MacFarland has also compiled his experiences as an art teacher for grades K-12 into a self-published comic The Teaching Chronicles. His work has been written up in The Los Angeles Times, Comics Bulletin, Comics Grinder, Artillery, and X-tra Online. His artwork has been featured at such venues as 356 Mission Road, the Vincent Price Museum, Armory Center for the Arts, and Torrance Museum of Art. He received his MFA from Otis College of Art and Design in 2003. He has never said no to a free sandwich.