Bryson Rand lives and works in Brooklyn, NY with his husband Ryan and their dog Cassidy.

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1982      Born in Phoenix, AZ

               Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2015      MFA, Yale School of Art

2009      MAT Art Education, School of Visual Arts, New York

2004      BFA, University of Colorado Boulder

SOLO SHOWS

2017      Some Small Fever, La Mama La Galleria, New York

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2017      theirs/ours/yours, Revival Arthouse Theater, Brooklyn, NY

              Backyard Biennial, Ground Floor, Queens, NY

              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

              Discursive Selves, Westbeth Gallery, New York

              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:, Re: Art Show, Brookyln, NY

              Picturing Family, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2016      Queering Space, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven

               Treading Water, TGIF Gallery, Brooklyn

               Tomorrow’s Man: Curated by Jack Pierson, Sheppard Contemporary, University Nevada, Reno

               LOVE 2016, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York

2015      The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: Curated by Katy Grannan, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

               Inside the Episode: Curated by Jack Pierson, LAUNCH F18, New York

              Lovely Dark: Yale MFA Photo 2015, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven; Danziger

              Gallery, New York, Regen Projects, Los Angeles

2014      Yale MFA Second-year Student Show, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven 

2013      Yale MFA First-year Student Show, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven 

2012      O Fim, Galeria Sto. Antonio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2011      The La MaMa Family Show, La MaMa La Galleria, New York

              Shades of Gray, Presented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York

2009     The La MaMa Family Holiday Group Exhibit, La MaMa La Galleria, New York

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017      Waters, Dashwood Zines

               Palimpsest: Yale Literary and Arts Magazine, Vol. VIII: Risk

               Some Small Fever, Raw Meat Collective

               NEWSPAPER, Vol. V, No. 2

2016      The Company We Keep (with Kyle Quinn), Raw Meat Collective

               Math Magazine, Issue Two

               NEWSPAPER, Vol. V, No. 1

               Palimpsest: Yale Literary and Arts Magazine, Vol. VII: Hybrid  

2015      Tabula Rasa, Volume 2: The Fixation Issue, “Chris, Isom, Jasper, Phil, Richard, Rob.” 

              Matte Magazine, #37: Bryson Rand 

              Vice: The Fiction Issue 2015, “The Love Trip”, Brian Booker

2014      Palimpsest: Yale Literary and Arts Magazine, Vol. VI: Failure

COMISSIONS

2017      ACRIA: Unframed, ACRIA, New York

ARTIST LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

2017      Visual AIDS: Hugh Steers 2017, with Sam Mckinniss & Ursula Davilla-Villa, New York Art Book Fair,

              MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

              Hugh Steers and David Wojnarowicz’, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

              Williams College, Williamstown, MA

              Artist as Citizen, with M Lamar, Paul Pfeiffer, & A.L. Steiner, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

              School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

              The View From Here, with Vincent Tiley, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY

2016      School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

               Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017      “Critics’ Picks: Bryson Rand, La MaMa Galleria”, Nicholas Chittenden Morgan, artforum.com, May 2017

2015      “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter”, Petra Bibeau, artpractical.com, August 12, 2015 

              “What the Heart Wants”, Colleen Kelsey, interviewmagazine.com, June 4, 2015 

              “Self Publish, Be naughty: Bryson Rand”, selfpublishbehappy.com, June 2, 2015

2013      “Bryson Rand”, Cole Don Kelley & Jessica Dean Camp, dondeanblog.com, June 2, 2013

              “Cliffhangers and Quandaries Posed by Photographer Bryson Rand”, Matthew Leifheit,

              featureshoot.com, July 26, 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & TEACHING

2015-present     Studio Assistant to Chuck Close, New York

2014          Teaching Assistant to Sarah Anne Johnson, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT

2013-15     Wurtele Gallery Teacher, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven

2013-15     Teaching Assistant to Rob Storr, Lisa Kerezsi, & Curran Hatleberg, Yale School of Art,

                  New Haven

2012-13     Teaching Assistant to Curran Hatleberg & Manal Abdu-Shamal, International Center

                  of Photography, New York

2010-13     Art Teacher, The Churchill School and Center, New York

HONORS & AWARDS

2015      John Ferguson Weir Award, Yale School of Art

              Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship (Nominee), Yale School of Art

2014      The Seton Elm and Ivy Award, The City of New Haven and Yale University

2009      Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts, New York

COLLECTIONS

Chuck Close, New York, NY

Bill Arning, Houston, TX

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY