Matt King, co-founder of Meow Wolf’s immersive art experiences, dies aged 37

Matt KingDescribed by a friend as a “space pirate rock star,” painted pictures, sculpted and taught himself to play musical instruments while supporting himself with chores. In Santa Fe, NM, he found his spiritual home with a group of anarchic young artists.

In 2008, they formed what is Meow Wolf Inc. became, a developer of immersive entertainment experiences where visitors discover dreamy jumble of art. They received support from novelist George RR Martin, who bought and leased a former bowling alley in Santa Fe to them, as well as from other investors.

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