Matt Duran is a BFA4 XDP Lighting Designer at California Institute of the Arts, originally from Orange County California. Matt's approach to design begins with building a world through light and color. Creating a new world for each and every performance he designs for. As an artist he utilizes an intangible medium, light, to tell stories independently or closely with other artist creating seamless multi-dimensional works that force the viewers to think differently. His work has been seen at Cal Arts in the Sharon Disney Lund, The Black and White studio, Permanent Set, Graduation courtyard, Cal Arts Main Gallery and more.