Born 1974 in Pittsburgh, PA


 1999   MFA, Yale University

           Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1997   BFA, Pennsylvania State University


2018 'Future Shock' Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, New York

2017 ‘Techno Garden’ Maho Kubota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2016 ‘In Praise of Shadows’ Miles McEnery Gallery, New York

2015 ‘It Takes A Million Years To Become Diamonds So Let’s All Just Burn Like Coal Until    

           The Sky Is Black’ Miles McEnery Gallery, New York 

2014 ‘New Animations’ Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

          ‘Beauty In Danger’ Salon 94 Video Wall, New York

2013 ‘Storms and Stress’ Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 ‘It’s Already The End Of The World’ Frist Center for Visual Art, Nashville

2011   ‘Co-op’ Giraud Segalot Pissarro, New York

          ‘Rise Above’ Haunch of Venison, London

2010 ‘It’s Already The End Of The World’ Haunch of Venison, New York (catalog)

2009 ‘Majic Window’ Studio La Citta, Verona

2008 ‘Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!’ Haunch of Venison, Berlin (catalog)

2007 ‘Global Warning,’ SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

2006 ‘Surveillance,’ Haunch of Venison, Zurich (catalog)

          'Space is the Place!', Mary Boone Gallery, New York

2005  'Paper and Pixels,' Mary Boone Gallery, New York

           ‘Conspiracy?,’ Haunch of Venison, London(enhanced CD ROM catalog)

2004  ‘The Future is Now!,’ Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ(enhancedCD

       ROM catalog)

          ‘Overload,’ Max Protetch Gallery, New York

          ‘Fallout,’ Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisberg, PA

2003Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles (enhanced CD ROM catalog)

2002Max Protetch Gallery, New York (enhanced CD ROM catalog)

2000Max Protetch Gallery, New York


2017 'The Frame' Samsung Art TV, Samsung USA

        'Like Oxygen' Mountain Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn.

2016  'Tokyo / London / New York' Maho Kubota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

          'Room With A View' Eddy's Room, Brooklyn, New York

         ‘Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out,’ Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

          ‘Genbi Shinkansen,’ Echigo Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

           “In an Illusion Village: Our Form Connected by Media Art,” Aomori Museum of Art, 

            Aomori City, Japan

            ‘Extended Practice,’ Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State, University Park, PA

            'Animated! Explorations into Moving Pictures,' Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State, University

           Park, (curator)

2015 'Black/White', Miles McEnery Gallery, NY, NY (curator)

          'The Search For The Real', DeBuck Gallery, NY, NY (curator)

          'VILLISSIMA'  HÔTEL DES ARTS, Toulon, France

          'The Everywhere Exotic', Culturadora, Art Miami NY

          Animation Screening, Marfa Contemporary (and at the Dallas Art Fair) 

2014‘Black/White’, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA (curator)

          ‘Art Film’ Art Basel Miami, Miami Beach 

          ‘Art Film’ Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong

          ‘100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration’, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

          ‘Mercury Retrograde:Animated Realities’, Lafayette Art Galleries, Lafayette College, PA

          ‘Film Cologne’ Art Cologne Fair, Cologne, Germany

2013‘Uncanny Congruencies’, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

           ‘Art Film’ Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL

           ‘Mercury Retrograde:Animated Realities’, Stephen Stoyanov Gallery, NY, NY

           ‘Epic Fail’ Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY 

2012 ‘exUrban Screens’, The Frankston Arts Centre/Cube 37, Melbourne, Australia

           15th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan

           ‘Sourced’, Steven Vail Fine Arts, Des Moines, Iowa

2011    ‘Beyond’, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo, Japan

           ‘Videosphere: A New Generation’, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

           ‘Animations’ Big Screen Project, Big Screen Plaza, NY, NY

           ‘Printer’s Proof’, Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, NY, NY

2010   ‘12th International Cairo Bienniale’ Cairo, Egypt

            ‘The Big Screen Project’ Eventi Plaza HD Screen, NY, NY

            ‘Me, Undoubtedly. 1309 Faces’ Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

            ‘Aichi Triennale’, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan

             ‘Surface Tension’, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

             ‘OneDotZero’, EMPAC Digital Art Center, Troy, NY

             ‘New Art For A New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010”, Orange County Museum

             of Art, CA

2009    ‘Mercury Retrograde: Animated Realities’ Big Medium Gallery, Austin, Texas

2008    ‘Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography in Contemporary Art.’ Contemporary Art Center Museum,

             Cincinnati, Ohio

             ‘Ru Ru Ru Landscape: How I see the World Around Me’  Shizuoka Prefecture Museum of Art,

              Shizuoka, Japan

             'Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks' @ Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007     ‘The Shapes of Space,’ Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

             ‘System Error: War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning,’ Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna, Italy

             ‘Art Fair Tokyo.’ Tokyo, Japan

             ‘Art Film.’ Art Basel, Switzerland

2006     ‘The 59th Minute’, Times Square Panasonic Astrovision Screen, Creative Time, NY, NY

               ‘American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition,’ American Academy of Arts and 

               Letters, NY, NY

              'Radar : Selections from the Kent and Vicki Logan Collection', Denver Art Museum

               ‘New Code’, Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy

               ‘Signal Channel : Contemporary Video Art’, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE 

2005      'Produced at Eyebeam', Eyebeam, NY, NY  

              'Surface', Lucas Schoormans Gallery, NY, NY

               ‘Art/+><Work’, Office Space, NY, NY

2004     ‘Metropolis,’ The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 

              ‘Art and Architecture 1900-2000,’ Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy

              Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles

              ‘Trouble in Paradise,’ Van Brunt Gallery, New York

              ‘Happy Ending,’ Kingfisher Projects, Queens, NY

2003      ‘Toxic,’ Max Protetch Gallery, New York

              ‘Digital Showcase,’ Austin Museum of Digital Art 

1999      'Group Show,' Max Protetch Gallery, New York 

              ‘MFA Thesis Exhibition,’ Yale School of Art Gallery, New Haven, CT


2017   'Brian Alfred: Techno Garden' Time Out Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, Aug 24, 2017.

           Hobson, Ben. 'Samsung will use The Frame television to showcase art during London
           Design Festival' Dezeen, September 13, 2017.

2016    Tolley, John. "Penn State Art Professor Goes Audio for Visuals.' Big Ten Network, May 26, 2016.

            Voon, Claire. 'In France and Japan, Trains Now Bring the Art to You.' Hyperallergic, May 11, 2016.

            Chow, Low Lai. 'Inside the World's Fastest Art Gallery in a Bullet Train.' Blouin ArtInfo, May 30, 2016.

            Bennett, Kim Taylor. 'Chemical Is Obvious.' Vice/ Noisey, June 15, 2016.

2015    Corcoran, Heather, 'Postcards from the End of the World: Brian Alfred’s Colorful, Cautionary Tales.'

           Artsy,  Feb 4TH, 2015

          Grey, Steve,  'The Races, a Thin Line Between Living and Dying.' Widewalls, Feb 2015.

           Dots and Dashes. 'Beauty in Danger.' April 23, 2015.

2014    Young, Paul David, ‘Not For Sale: Outside The Convention Center In Miami.’

            Hyperallergic, Dec 6, 2014. 

             Penn State News. ‘Alfred To Show New Animation Work At Art Basel.’ Dec 2, 2014.

             McQuaid, Cate, ‘Black/White:Critic’s Pick’ The Boston Globe, Jan 22, 2014.

             Stavitsky, Gail, 'Montclair Art Museum: A Centennial Celebration' 

2013     Yanai, Guy, ‘Brian Alfred’ The Telavivan, July 23, 2013.

2012     Hutson, Laura, ‘Installation View:Brian Alfred’ Nashville Scene, Oct 2, 2012. 

             ‘Q&A with Brian Alfred.’ Rag&Bone Blog, Oct 2012.    

              Nashville Music City. Brooklyn Artist Brian Alfred Explores The Influence And Limitations of Public Imagery'      

              September, 2012

2010     Flavorwire, Daily Art Pick, Paul Laster, Feb 3, 2010.

             ‘Brian Alfred:The End of the World’ Nowness, Jan 19, 2010.

             Benedetti, Beatrice, 'Brian Alfred/David Lindberg.' V.9, 2009

2008     Bradley, Kimberly ‘ Digest.’, Feb 2008.

            Stephenson, Sarah ‘Brian Alfred: Millions Now Living Will Never Die!!!’

             ArtKrush, Issue 80, March 19, 2008

             ‘Brian Alfred.’ ArtNews Magazine, June 2008.

2007    Cash, Stephanie ‘Report from Colorado.’ Art in America, Feb 2007.

            Holmes, Pernilla ‘In Your Face.’ Art News, June 1, 2007.

            Goto, Shigeo ‘Brian Alfred.’ Esquire Magazine Japan, June 2007.

             Satterthwaite, Julian ‘Flat But Expressive.’ The Daily Yomiuru, April 7, 2007.

2006    Boucher, Brian ‘Brian Alfred at Mary Boone.’ Art in America, June/July 2006.

               Vogel, Carol ‘Big and Bold.’ The New York Times, March 3, 2006.

2005    The New Yorker. ‘Brian Alfred.’ Goings On About Town, September 19,


               Zinman, Greg. ‘Brian Alfred: Paper and Pixels.’ ArtKrush, Issue 15,                              

               September, 2005

               Johnson, Ken. ‘Surface.’ The New York Times, June 24, 2005.

2004   The New Yorker. 'Trouble in Paradise.' June 28, 2004. 

              Johnson, Ken. 'Brian Alfred.' The New York Times, March 26, 2004, E37.

              The New Yorker. ‘Brian Alfred.’ Goings On About Town, April 5, 2004.

 The Village Voice. ‘Brian Alfred.’ Voice Choices, April 5, 2004.

 Time Out New York. ‘Brian Alfred.' Critic's Picks, Time Out New York, April

              5, 2004.

 Alfred, Darrin. ’The Garden in the Machine: The Paintings of Brian Alfred.’    

 Loud Paper 4, no. 3 (2004).

 Nilsen, Richard. ‘Artist Dissects Life.’ The Arizona Republic, November 21, 2004

Schepper, Ron. ‘Sounding Board: Brian Alfred.’ Grooves Magazine, July  


2003   Tema Celeste. ‘Brian Alfred,’ September/October 2003.

 Worman, Alex. ‘LA Confidential,’ Artnet Magazine, 2003.

 Dwell Magazine. ‘The Art of Architecture,’ September 2003.

2002   Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, New York: Phaidon Press, 2002.

 ZingMagazine. ‘Why I Don't Leave the House,’ Fall 2002.

 XLR8R Magazine. ‘Surreal Sounds,’ 2002.

 Casa Brutus (Japan). ‘NY Art,’ November 2002.

2001   Robinson, Walter. ‘Weekend Update.’ Artnet Magazine, 2001.

 Afterhours (Tokyo). ‘Brian Alfred.’ 15 (2001): 50–55.

 Harris, Jane. ‘Brian Alfred at Max Protetch.’ Art in America, December 


Humphrey, David. ‘New York E-Mail.’ Art Issues, Spring 2001.

Johnson, Ken. ‘Brian Alfred.’ The New York Times, March 9, 2001, E37.


 2011   Excellence Award, Japan Media Arts Festival  

2008   Penn State Alumni Achievement Award

2006   Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

           American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award

           Penn State Alumni Award

2005   New York Foundation of the Arts Inspiration Award

2003   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1999   Phelps Berdan Memorial Award

           Skowhegan Match Scholarship

1997   Edwin Zoller Scholarship



 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California

Denver Art Museum, Colorado       

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Phoenix Museum of Art, Arizona

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia

Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey 

Orange County Museum of Art, California