Matthew Zynda's Profile
Welcome to TheForgivingTree! My name is Matthew and this is my popsicle stand. With some help from my wife, Alyssa, I run this ETSY site, screen print and hand-draw all of the designs.
To start things out, I never planned on being an artist or an artisan of any kind. I loved to draw during classes and picked up the pen only once in a while when outside of school. I always saw art as a dead end road; the kind that left families hungry. For me, it has been all about long term security; teaching high school biology and raising a family on a humble yet steady income with excellent benefits. I have been pushing all my life for some sort of security for my future family. To say that art was on the back-burner is an understatement.
It all started during my last semester as a dual Adolescent Education and Biology major. One day, while I was at…
- Born on November 7
- Joined October 13, 2011