Max Collins is a wheat-paste artist. Max received his BFA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from the University of Buffalo. He has taught artmaking workshops for art students and the public in Portland OR, Lincoln NE, Jackson MI, and Buffalo NY to mention few. Institutions such as the Albright Knox Art Gallery, NYC Central Park, SUNY Fredonia – Rockefeller Center for the Arts and the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library had commissioned public memorial murals projects or personalized art exhibitions. His work has been exhibited in the Castellani Art Museum, Main Street Studios and WNY Books Art Center. His work is in the permanent collection at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Max Collins has recently moved back to his hometown of Buffalo from Portland, Oregon, where he worked as a licensed funeral director.