"...unforgettable, and unlike anything else on television." - Rolling Stone

One of New York City’s most in-demand entertainers and consultants,
Matthew Holtzclaw has been recognized as one of the top performers
and technicians in the world of magic and special effects. 

Matthew's company The Artifice Group offers a fine selection of the best magicians working today; each unique and perfect for any type of gathering.


Upcoming Appearances





9/10 - Slipper Room - Midnight

9/13 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm

9/20 - Bathtub Gin - 9:30pm

9/21 - Glitter Gutter - 10pm


10/3 - New York House of Magic - 8pm

10/4 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

10/6 - Supply Side West Trade Show - Las Vegas, NV

10/7 - Supply Side West Trade Show - Las Vegas, NV

10/11 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

10/18 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm

10/25 - Bathtub Gin - 10pm















News & Updates


8/4 - Here's the episode of Penn & Teller: Fool Us where Matt tries to trick the Bad Boys of Magic. Watch it here!

6/24/15 - Norah Jones and Billie Joe Armstrong played a secret live show of the songs from their album Foreverly at Bowery Electric and had Matthew open for them. Have a look at the photos here.

4/29/15 - Matthew will be a contestant on the CW show "Penn & Teller: Fool Us!". The show starts July 6th and then every Monday night after. Watch for him! 

4/10/15 - The Travel Channel visited the world famous Slipper Room and there's some great footage of Matt onstage. Check it out!

9/1/16 - Matthew performed his show An Evening of Magic in his hometown of Panama City, Florida at Gulf Coast State College. Both nights sold out! He will hopefully be doing the show there and in other theatres again soon. Here's an interview with Matt on the local news. Watch!