Timeline

1974
Born in Pittsburgh, USA
1997
BFA, Pennsylvania State University
1999
MFA, Yale University
1999
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1999
Phelps Berdan Memorial Award
2005
New York Foundation of the Arts Inspiration Award
2006
American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award
2006
Penn State Alumni Award
Lives and works in Brooklyn, USA

Exhibitions

2013
“Storms and Stress,” Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (solo)
Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities, Stephen Stoyanov Gallery, New York, USA
2012
It’s Already the End of the World, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA (solo)
exUrban Screens, The Frankston Arts Centre/Cube 37, Melbourne Australia
15th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan
Sourced, Steven Vail Fine Arts, Des Moines, USA
2011
Beyond, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
Videosphere: A New Generation, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Beyond, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan
2010
12th Cairo Biennale, International Cairo Biennale, Giza, Egypt
Visionaries: Contemporary Art from Santa Barbara's Private Collections, Santa Barbara, USA
Aichi Triennale, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, USA
It's Already the End of the World, OneDotZero, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, New York, USA (solo)
It's Already the End of the World, Haunch of Venison, New York, USA (solo)
Undeniably me. 1309 Faces, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
2009
Me, undoubtedly me. 1309 Faces, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Majic Window, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy (solo)
Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, USA
2008
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
Million Now Living Will Never Die, Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Center Museum, Cincinnati, USA
Shizuoka Prefecture Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
Ru, Ru, Ru Landscape: how I see the world around me, Shizuoka Prefecture Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
2007
Brian Alfred, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy (solo)
Global Warning, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
System Error: War is a force that gives us meaning, Palazzo delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
The Shape of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Cell Phone: Art and Mobile Phone, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, USA
2006
The 59th Minute, Times Square Panasonic Astrovision Screen, Creative Time, New York, USA
American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA
Radar: Works from the Kent and Vicki Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
Signal Channel: Contemporary Video Art, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, USA
Surveillance, Haunch of Venison, Zurich, Switzerland (catalog) (solo)
New Code, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy
Space is the Place! Mary Boone, New York, USA (solo)
2005
Papers and Pixels, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
Mary Boone, New York, USA (solo)
Conspiracy?, Haunch of Venison, London, England (solo)
Produced at Eyebeam, Eyebeam, New York, USA
Surface, Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, USA
Art<>Works, New York, USA
2004
Metropolis, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Art and Architecture 1900-2000, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Trouble in Paradise, Van Brunt Gallery, New York, USA
Happy Ending, Kingfisher Projects, Queen, New York, USA
The Future is Now! Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA (solo)
Overload, Max Protech, New York, USA (solo)
Fallout, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisberg, USA (solo)
2003
Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Toxic, Max Protech, New York, USA
Digital Showcase, Austin Museum of Digital Art, Austin, USA
2002
Max Protetch, New York, USA (solo)
2000
Max Protetch, New York, USA (solo)
1999
Group Show, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, USA

Public Collections

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York
Phoenix Art Museum
National Gallery of Victoria
Montclair Art Museum

Literature

2012
Hutson, Laura. “Installation View: Brian Alfred” Nashville Scene. Oct 2, 2012
2010
Flavorwire, Daily Art Pick, Paul Laster, Feb 3, 2010
2010
“Brian Alfred:The End of the World” Nowness, Jan 19, 2010
2008
Bradley, Kimberly. “Artnet.de Digest.” Artnet.com, Feb 2008
2008
Stephenson, Sarah. “Brian Alfred: Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!”
2008
ArtKrush, Issue 80, March 19, 2008
2008
“Brian Alfred.” ArtNews Magazine, June 2008
2007
Cash, Stephanie, Report from Colorado, Art in America, feb 2007
2007
Goto, Shigeo, Brian Alfred, Esquire Magazine, Japan, Jun 2007
2007
Satterthwaite, Julian, Flat but Expressive, The Daily Yomiuru, 07-04-2007
2006
Boucher, Brian, Brian Alfred at Mary Boone, Art in America, June-July 2006
2006
Vogel, Carol, Big and Bold, The New York Times, 03-03-2006
2005
Brian Alfred, Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, 19-09-2005
2004
Trouble in Paradise, The New Yorker, 28-06-2004
2004
Johnson Ken, Brian Alfred, The New York Times, 26-03-2004, E 37
2004
A. Darrin, The Garden in the Machine: The Paintings of Brian Alfred, Loud Paper 4, n.3
2004
R. Schepper, Sounding Board: Brian Alfred, Grooves Magazine, 07-2004
2004
Brian Alfred. Critic’s Picks, “Time Out New York”, 05-04-2004
2003
Brian Alfred, “Tema Celeste” 09/10-2003
2003
A. Worman, La Confidential, Artnet Magazine, 2003
2003
The Art of Architecture, Dwell Magazine, 09-2003
2002
Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, New York. Phaidon Press, 2002
2002
Why I Don’t Leave The House, Zingmagazine, Fall 2002
2001
W. Robinson, Weekend Update, Artnet Magazine, 2001
2001
Afterhours, Brian Alfred, n.15 (2001), pp.50-55
2001
Harris, Jane, Brian Alfred at Max Protetch, “Art in America”, 12-2001
2001
Humphrey, David, New York. E-mail, “Art Issues”, 2001
2001
Johnson, Ken, Brian Alfred, “The New York Times”, 09-03-2001, E37

Performances

Lecture at Cooper Union
Lecture at Bucknell State University
Lecture at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Lecture at Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts
Lecture Pratt Institute, NY
Lectrure at Kent State, University
Lecture at Penn State University