My Instagram: Matthew Eriksen

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It looks like we’ve snagged a budding Renaissance man in our Instagram filter this week. Matthew Eriksen ( is a 20-year-old who describes himself as “a student by day, actor-designer-photographer by night.” The Suffolk University Advertising and Graphics Communications major is obsessed with typography, country music, and watching award show acceptance speeches. As a youngster he was always seeking the spotlight. Well young Matthew, you’ve found it this week. Start talking.

Q. As a budding actor, have you ever been costumed in something that you’ve been completely uncomfortable wearing?

A. Does flour and sugar count? This concoction was the brainchild of the director of my most recent project, and indie film titled “Mosden.” The flour and sugar was a mixture that was lightly dusted over my body in the opening scene, where my character lies frozen in a white void.

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