Instructor: Jonathon Matz

Jonathon Matz
Jonathon Matz is a practicing Landscape Designer and graphic designer. His experience stems from a background in graphics and representation, reinforced with technical knowledge gained from experience at a multidisciplinary office. He is interested in the intersection of design, ecology and community in the urban environment.

Jonathon has worked on projects of varying scales, from pocket parks and playgrounds to green roofs and large land development projects. He gained a passion for community design and engagement during his studies at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) through courses in community design and independent projects with local communities. In his free time, Jonathon enjoys hiking and camping in the Catskills and learning about native plants.

Jonathon holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) and a Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design from State University of New York at New Paltz.

Classes by this instructor


Build and expand upon your graphic presentation skills to create professional presentations to clients.Trimble SketchUp, a 3D sketching software program,is the focus of this advanced graphics class. Laptop computers (PC or Mac) with SketchUp are required.
232LAN417O 10/12 We 6:15pm-9:15pm Matz
ONLINE

Now more than ever, clients expect to see beautiful digital plans. Learn the basics of how to scan and enhance hand drawings. Gain familiarity with the tools to create digitally rendered plans, sections, perspectives, and collages. Basic computer skills are more...
233LAN4440 01/11 We 6:30pm-8:30pm Matz
ONLINE

Discover how to use a wide variety of Adobe Photoshop tools and techniques to add vibrancy to your hand- or computer-rendered drawings. Hone your own aesthetic as you craft plan views, section drawings, and design details that are client ready.
233LAN437BBL 01/23 Mo 3:00pm-6:00pm Matz
BLENDED