Mathew Cherkas is a graduate of OCAD Univesity’s Industrial Design Program. In 2014, with Vincent Monastero, Matthew co-founded Treaty Design Studios, an award winning product design studio that has exhibited in Toronto at the Design Exchange and the Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as at Milan Design Week and Turin Design Week in Italy. Matthew co-curated and ran the annual exhibition titled Tables, Chairs, and Other Unrelated Objects at the OCAD University Student Gallery in 2013 and 2014. Matthew’s other great passion is cycling, having gained it when he decided to ride through Europe, camping in his tent along the way.