Velvet Glove
Velvet Glove

Matthew Herzog is an artist and writer based in Philadelphia. After finishing his Master's at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, he dedicated his practice to writing. As the Co-Founder of Velvet Glove, he writes not only to document Philadelphia's art scene but to understand how it functions as its own altruistic influence. 

Likes: Maternity clothes and those conversations you can only have with a stranger. 


Abby King is an artist and writer originally from Louisville, Kentucky, now based in Philadelphia. As a Museum Educator and Co-Founder of Velvet Glove, she writes from a personal and compassionate view. Her work and writing aim to study the ever-changing Philadelphia scene and its spirited occupants.

Likes: Cutting shapes out of paper and biking around the city.