Mattingly is an American visual artist living and working in New York. She has studied at Parsons School of Design and received her bachelor of fine arts degree from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. She is the recipient of a Yale University School of Art Fellowship. Mattingly explores the themes of home, travel, cartography, human relationships, and the environment. She has been recognized for creating photographs and sculptures depicting and representing futuristic and obscure landscapes, for making “wearable” sculpture and homes, and for her ecological installations. Her View From Up Here installation is the Arctic Food Forest on the lawn outside the museum.