The passing of Meow Wolf co-founder Matt King was revealed when the business wrote an obituary post in his honor.
The interactive artistic encounter Matt King, a co-founder of Meow Wolf, died at the age of 37, the company said.
In an homage to the late musician, Meow Wolf shared King’s “sudden” demise on social media on Tuesday. The method and cause of death are unknown.
Meow Wolf was created in 2008 and began as “an informal DIY group of Santa Fe artists,” according to its website. King was one of the original seven co-founders.
Matt King Obituary: Tributes On Web
The Meow Wolf group was “extremely stunned by the abrupt demise of Meow Wolf co-founder, artist and dearest friend Matt King,” according to an obituary shared on social media by his company.
“The Meow Wolf community is horrified and in tremendous shock by the terrible passing of Meow Wolf co-founder, artist, and good friend Matt King,” the business wrote in a statement posted on Facebook and Instagram.
“Our thoughts and condolences are with his family, friends, and everyone who knew and loved him,” Meow Wolf concluded. A request for response from PEOPLE was not immediately responded to by the corporation.
King, according to the company, “was there at the very first Meow Wolf meeting in 2008,” and he worked with Quinn Tincher to create the first immersive art show for the organization.
The House of Eternal Return, the first Meow Wolf establishment, opened its doors in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 2016. New displays have also started in Denver and Las Vegas.
The House of Eternal Return flagship store of Meow Wolf, the Omega Mart in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Convergence Station in Denver all opened in 2016 with a major contribution from King.
How Did the Meow Wolf Co-founder Matt King Die?
Matt King’s death was confirmed by Meow Wolf, however the public still doesn’t know how he died or how he died.
The Meow Wolf CEO, Jose Tolosa, reportedly asserted in a statement that “thousands” of individuals had been “really moved by the artistic genius of his work.”
“We will maintain Matt’s spirit by carrying forward his talent in our work and in our daily lives, building upon the tremendous legacy he leaves us,” Tolosa declared.
Using the words “such a beautiful, darling, gorgeous, funny laughing funny, amazing presence,” senior creative producer for the company Marsi Gray lauded King in a Facebook post.
King is thought to have a healthy net worth to support his family because he likely made a decent living as the co-founder of the Meow Wolf company.
Kadlubek claims that King’s ideas at the latter led to a variety of projects, including the lauded Cathedral room and the Gremlin Symphony, a room-sized work.
Insights On Matt King Wife And Family
Due to his unexpected death at the age of 37, Matt King is now survived by his wife and family members.
King, who is originally from Arlington, Texas, served as a primary or contributing artist on at least twenty Meow Wolf projects, including the well-known Wiggy’s Plasma Plex video arcade and Fancy Town.
The business has also given him a bio page on their website with some basic wiki information on him. It is available on Meow Wolf’s official website.
A brief glance at his bio page on the Meow Wolf website uncovers an astounding variety of further works produced when he was employed by the design firm.
In a social media tribute, Meow Wolf praised King as “both a collaborator and artist was like no other,” calling him a “monumental, groundbreaking, otherworldly, and eccentric” person.