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Brian Alfred - Artists - MILES McENERY GALLERY

Brian Alfred in his studio, 2021, Brooklyn, NY

Brian Alfred (b. 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1997 from Pennsylvania State University and his Master of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from Yale University.

Alfred has been the subject of recent solo exhibitions at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Maho Kubota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; Salon 94 Video Wall, New York, NY; Frist Center for Visual Art, Nashville, TN; Giraud Pissarro Ségalot, New York, NY; Haunch of Venison, London, United Kingdom; Haunch of Venison, New York, NY;  Studio La Città, Verona, Italy; Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany; and SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan.

His work has been included in group exhibitions at numerous international institutions such as the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori City, Japan; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; KUNST für ANGELN e.V. | Wittkielhof, Angeln, Germany; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany; Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and the Frankston Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Alfred’s work is included in the collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA; Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, among others.

He is the recipient of awards including the Institute for the Arts and Humanities Individual Faculty Grant, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; Jerome Foundation Grant, St. Paul, MN; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY; Excellence Award, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan; Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, New York, NY; American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award, New York, NY; New York Foundation of the Arts Inspiration Award, New York, NY; Phelps Berdan Memorial Award, Yale University, New Haven, CT; and the Skowhegan Match Scholarship, Skowhegan, ME.

Alfred is the host of SOUND & VISION, a podcast of conversations with artists and musicians about the creative process. Guests have included Diana Al-Hadid, Jules de Balincourt, Inka Essenhigh, Dominique Fung, Daniel Heidkamp, Ridley Howard, Kahlil Robert Irving, Byron Kim, Hein Koh, Chris Martin, Tony Matelli, Leeza Meksin, Hilary Pecis, Tom Sachs, James Siena, Sarah Slappey, Alexandria Smith, Fred Tomaselli, and Chloe Wise.

The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

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