Williamson Brasfield received his BFA from Penn State University in 2007, and his MFA in painting from Yale School of Art in 2013. His works traverse across sound, object and image making, and in addition to his solo studio practice he often seeks to collaborate with performing artists and musicians. He was included in the 9th Nicaraguan Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, and has shown his work at Beverly’s, Space Heater, and PAD Gallery in NYC, at The Overlook Place in Chicago, and at the Woskob Gallery in State College, PA. As a founding member of the collective Jugo Del Cuerpo, he has shown at Harbor Gallery and the BAVNIC X Biennial in Nicaragua. He recently curated 60hz: Songs of Common Current, a sound art showcase in collaboration with BombPop!Up at Pete's Candy Store in Brooklyn. He lives and works in NYC.
MFA in Painting & Printmaking, Yale University
BFA in Art, Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University
2018 Hold(ing) Tight, Woskob Gallery, State College, PA, curated by Mark Joshua Epstein & Stina Puotinen
2018 60hz: Songs of Common Current, Bomb Bop Up Presents @ Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Forward Thinking, PAD Gallery, NYC
2018 Una Manta De Sudor, Malagana Macula, Managua, Nicaragua
2017 Blanket Statements, The Overlook Place, Chicago, IL
2017 Bone Bath, (Collaboration with Alison Kuo), at Timeshare, curated by Duplex, New York, NY
2017 The Dating Game, GreenDoor Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2017 Summer of Love, Young at Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
2016 Opening, Space Heater, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Bombpopup! Brooklyn, NY
2016 Re-Juvenation, (Collaboration with Alison Kuo) Thornwillow Institute, Newburgh, NY
2016 BAVNIC X: 10th Biennial of Visual Arts, (with Jugo Del Cuerpo), Managua, Nicaragua
2015 Baby, Will You Please Turn On My Kitchen? (with Jugo Del Cuerpo), Regina Rex/Harbor Gallery, NYC
2015 Jungle Ass-teria, with Elizabeth Ferry, Beverly's NYC
2014 Jugo Del Cuerpo, El Panal, Managua, Nicaragua
2014 BAVNIC IX: 9th Biennial of Visual Arts, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Managua, Nicaragua
2014 PAINTINGWALL (Janus at 8:16), Curated by Ala Dehghan, Touch Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2013 Antithesis, Present Company Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Gesturing Into Consciousness, Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA
2013 Painting & Printmaking MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2018 Artistas de Nueva York y sus obras en diálogos que retan al mundo actual, La Prensa, Managua, Nicaragua
2014 Mel Kendrick: Marker Come Together: Surviving Sandy Catalog.
2014 Nicaragua - Bavnic IX Biennale of Nicaraguan Visual Arts L'OeildelaPhotographie.com
2017 Arteles, Haukijarvi Finland