Matt Boomer McDowell currently lives in the historic and artistic city of Charlottesville Virginia. Born in Illinois, raised in Houston Texas he has always been drawn to the arts. In his lifetime Boomer has sang with the Houston Symphony, wrote, produced and directed an original stage play, created and ran a mixed martial arts promotion company, studied massage therapy, taught Bible and drama at a private school, is a former US Marine, has visited 17 countries to include 5 combat deployments, wrote and published a graphic novel series, and currently works for the Federal Government as an Operations Officer. His favorite bar drink is Jack and Coke, dinner drink is red wine. His favorite colors are forest green and silver and when it comes to food TexMex and Italian are neck in neck for first place in his heart. Boomer loves America, loves his family, loves his friends, and loves the arts in all its various and beautiful forms.