Adam Brent                                                                                                                                


2001                MFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1995                BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2018                Slag Contemporary Hyper Prismatic Mesh, Brooklyn, NY


2018                Thompson Giroux, Heroic Faces, Chatham, NY


2016                Slag Contemporary, No Rain, No Rainbows, Brooklyn NY


2016                Volta NY, Pier 92, Slag Gallery presents Adam Brent (Booth C3), New York, NY


2014                Joyce Goldstein, Each One’s a Victory, Chatham, NY


2014                Auxiliary Projects, Good Hill Drift, Brooklyn, NY                                                 


2013              Artspace New Haven, Thread New Haven, CT


2011             Infusion Gallery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Make Your Self at Home, Brooklyn, NY


2010           Humanities Gallery, Beyond The Kitchen, The Ceiling Soared, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY


2008                  Wave Hill, Sun Porch, The Ballad of Crook Horn Rd, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY


2007                  The Korn Gallery, Adam Brent: Recent Sculpture, Drew University, NJ


2006                Gathering of Tribes Gallery, Replanting The Community Garden, Adam Brent and William Myers, New York, NY, (Michael Tong, Curator)

2004                Art Lot, Cooked Green, Brooklyn NY

Collaborative Projects

2015                Artscape, BroLab, Anchor Project, Misty Mountain  Royals, Baltimore, MD


2015               30 Rock, BroLab, Home Improvement, Brooklyn, NY (Leslie Heller and Deborah Brown, Curators)


2014                Governors Island, BroLab, Spontaneous Interventions, New York, NY (Cathy Lang Ho, Curator)


2014                Nurture Art, BroLab, Multiplicity, New York, NY (Marco Antonini, Curator)           


2014                Mattatuck Museum, BroLab, Solo Exhibition, Bevel and Rub, Waterbury, CT


2014                El Museo Del Barrio, BroLab, Museum Starter Kit, Open with Care, New York, NY (Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Curator)


2014                Collective Design Fair 2, BroLab, Interior Faire, Collective Conversation, New York, NY


2014                Freight + Volume, BroLab, Dead Lift, Solo Exhibition, New York, NY


2013                UNTITLED Art Fair, Special Projects, BroLab, Moses Transpo, Miami, FL (Omar Lopez- Chahoud, curator).


2013                Chicago Cultural Center, BroLab, Spontaneous Interventions Chicago, IL


2013                Korean Art Fair, BroLab, Seoul Korea (Heng-Gil Han, curator)


2013                Gallery Aferro, BroLab, Stack and Rack, Newark, NJ


2013                Center for Book Arts, BroLab, Brother Can You Spare a Stack, NY, NY


2012                Venice Architecture Biennale, BroLab, Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the   Common Good, August 2012- Venice, Italy, Pavilion at Giardini (USA)  13th International Architecture Exhibition Common Ground 29th August -25th November 2012


2012                Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, BroLab, The Making Of Humps and Bumps, Queens, NY


2012                NYC Department of Transportation’s Urban Art Program Presents, BroLab, Summer Streets, New York, NY (commission)


2012                Mott Haven Public Library, BroLab, Piazza Gratissima, Bronx, NY


2012                Newark Open Doors, Newark Arts Council, BroLab, Stack & Rack, Newark, NJ


2012                Bogart Salon, BroLab, Adrift, Brooklyn, NY


2011                Flux Factory, BroLab, Congress of the Collectives, Queens, NY


2011                Bushwick SITE Fest, BroLab, Habeas Corpus, Brooklyn, NY (Jeanne Brasile, curator)


2011                3rd Ward Bushwick SITE Fest, BroLab, Hub Show, Brooklyn, NY


2011                Urban Festival, BroLab, Grid Scenes, NY, NY


2011                New Museum, Festival of Ideas for a New City, New York, NY


2010                Art in Odd Places, Pump 14, NY, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017                Wave Hill, Call and Response, Bronx, NY


2016                DNA Gallery, DNA Residency Exhibition, Provincetown, MA


2016                Thompson Giroux, Blue Sky, Chatham, NY


2016                Kansas City Art Institute, #F*nked! In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary NCECA conference, Kansas City, MO, (Susie Silbert and Anna Walker, Curators)


2016                Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center, Glyndor Gallery, Memento Mori, Bronx, NY


2016                Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning in Partnership with NYCDOT, Jamaica Flux, Workspaces and Windows, Queens, NY


2015                Art Market Hamptons, Special Projects Commission, Habitats, Bridge Hampton, NY, (Chantel Foretich Curator),


2015                Thompson Giroux, Fusionera, Chatham, NY

2015                Edward Hopper House, Behind Doors and Through Windows: Reflections on Contemporary Domestic Life, Nyack, NY


2015                Mattatuck Museum, Favorites from the Museum Collection, Waterbury, CT


2015                Thompson Giroux, En Masse, Chatham, NY


2014                DNA Gallery, DNA Residency Exhibition, Provincetown, MA


2014                Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning, HQ For Planning, Queens, NY


2014                Thompson Giroux, Friend of a Friend, Chatham, NY


2013                Gallery Bergen, The Imperative of Teaching, Bergen Community College, NJ (Alieen                                Wilson and Tara Kopp, Curators)


2012                Skylight Gallery, Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts, Brooklyn, NY


2012                Big and Small Casual, Small Sculpture, LIC, NY, (Kate Teale, Curator)


2011                Rush Arts Gallery, Curate NYC, Chelsea, NY


2011                Pingry School, Scapes, Martinsville, NJ


2011                BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Neo Nomads: What Travels With You, Brooklyn, NY, (Baseera Khan, Aileen Wilson and Anne Laure Fayard, Curators [w/catalog])


2010                Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, Projects ’10, Islip, NY (W/catalog)


2009                 Flux Factory, House Broken, Inaugural Exhibition Queens, NY (W/catalog)


2009                Bronx Museum of the Arts, Living and Dreaming: Aim 29, Bronx, NY (Micaela Giovannotti, Curator [w/ catalog])


2009                Aldrich Museum, Art Daze, Ridgefield, CT


2009                Apexart, I can’t get no satisfaction: Contemporary Views on The Everyday, NY, NY                                  (w/catalog)


2008                Hungarian Cultural Center, Flux Factory Auction, Soho, NY


2007                Flux Factory, New York, New York, New York, Queens, NY, (Melanie Cohn, Curator)


2007                Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Noah’s Ark, Long Branch, NJ


2007                Emergency Arts Gallery, Adam Brent, Kathryn Linch, and Melissa Marks, Chelsea, NY


2007                English Kills Art Gallery, Wood, Bushwick, NY


2006                  Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Emerge 7, Newark, NJ


2006                Margaret Thatcher Projects, Certain People I know, NY, NY, (Tommy Everett, Curator)


2005                Branchville Gallery, Equally Vulnerable, Ridgefield, CT, (Jessica Hough, Curator) 


2005                Branchville Gallery, NORM(L), Ridgefield, CT


2004                Artist Space, Strangely Familiar, New York, NY, (Titia Hulst, Curator)


2004                Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Connections II, The Yard @ Casa Lin, Miami, FL


2004                Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Art of the Neighborhood, Brooklyn, NY


2004                Visciglia Gallery, Borderlands, Caldwell, NJ




2016                Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica Center BID, Adam Brent, Through Peaks and Valleys, Queens, NY (w/ catalogue)


2015                Artscape (Anchor Project), BroLab, Misty Mountain Royals, Baltimore, MD


2013                Bronx Museum, Quarter Horse, (BronxLab Lobby Design and Installation) Bronx, NY


2012                NYC Department of Transportation’s Urban Art Program Presents, Summer Streets, BroLab, New York, NY


2011                NYC Department of Transportation’s Urban Art Program, Sponsored by Jamaica Center                         for Arts & Learning, BroLab, Humps, and Bumps, Queens NY


Service to the Profession


2013-present    Urban Art Advisory Group, NYCDOT, NY, NY


2016                Wave Hill Sunroom Committee


2015-Present   National Screening Committee (NSC) for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in the field of Sculpture/Installation Art


2010-2012       Juror, Wave Hill Sun Room Project


Lectures and Presentations


2014                Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Adam Brent, Queens, NY


2014                Freight + Volume, Hybrid Dynamics, Panel Discussion, New York, NY


2014                Social Adjacencies, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT


2014                Auxiliary Projects, Adam Brent, Artist Talk, Brooklyn, NY


2014                Brooklyn Arts Council, Traci Talasco, Adam Brent, Kristen Nelsen, Brooklyn, NY


2014                El Museo del Barrio Source Material, New York, NY

2014                Zimmeri Museum, BroLab (Adam Brent and Ryan Roa) @ Slide Jam, Princeton, NJ


2014                Collective Design Fair 2, Collective Conversations, New York, NY

Dressing The Future: Fashion and 3D Printing, (Moderator)

2013                Bronx Museum, 1040 Lounge Artist Spotlight with BroLab, Bronx, NY


2013                Untitled Art Fair, Integral Spaces hosted by BroLab, Miami FL


2013                Untitled Art Fair, Curating Social Practices hosted by BroLab, Miami FL


2013                Untitled Art Fair, Art Futures hosted by BroLab, Miami FL


2013                Wesleyan University, New York Arts Program, Artist Talk, New York, NY


2013                Gallery Affero, BroLab Artist Panel, Newark, NJ


2011                Tactical Urbanism Salon, Organized by Do-Tank & Flux Factory, BroLab Collective,                                 Queens, NY


2011                Collaborative Presentation, Jamaica Center for the Arts, BroLab Collective, Jamaica, NY


2011                Conversation with Mary Miss and Adam Brent, Laboratory Lecture Series, Parsons The                           New School For Design


2010                Judicial Review w/ Bryan Zanisnik, Panelists Include: Steven Lam, Artist and Associate Dean at The Cooper Union, Adam Brent, Artist and Assistant Professor at Parsons School The New School For Design, Franklin Boyd, Lawyer, Jonathan Melber, Author & Lawyer, Winkleman Gallery, NY, NY


2008                Sun Room Artist Talk, Wave Hill, Bronx NY


2007                Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Maryland Institute, College of Art


2007                Visiting Artist and Lecturer: Senior Thesis, Drew University, Fine Arts Department


Honors & Residencies


2016                DNA Resident Artist, Provincetown, MA

2016                Faculty Research and Innovation in Education Funds from the Provost's Office for Food and Design 

Fabio Parasecoli, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Food Studies, SPE; co-applicant Adam Brent, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Parsons; Rachel Knopf, Assistant Director, Student Health Services. In conjunction with the newly opened New School Food Pantry, Student Success, and


2016                TEDC, "Urban Food Security in Context: The Lived Experience of Hunger at The New School" creates a transformative educational experience grounded in the tenets of social justice that focuses on issues of food security at different levels.


2014                DNA Resident Artist, Provincetown, MA


2013                Grantee, Puffin Grant, BroLab Collective


2013                School Based Fund, Parsons The New School For Design


2012                Grantee, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, BroLab Collective


2012                Faculty Research and Innovation in Education Funds from the Provosts Office for Living Arts City along with New School colleagues Brian McGrath, Jaskiran Dhillon, Radhika Subramaniam, Victoria Marshall, and Jonathan Bach


2011                Grantee, Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs as administered from the Brooklyn Arts Council


2010                School Based Fund, Parsons New School of Design


2009                Artist in the Market Place Grantee, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY 

Wave Hill Sun Room Competition, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY


2008                Artists Space, Artists Space's Irving Sandler Artist File Web Space Artist                          


2007                Nominee, 2007 Visual Artist Grant Award, The Rema Hort Mann Foundation


2005                Immediate needs Grantee, New York Foundation for Contemporary Art


2005                Emerge 7 Fellowship, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ


2001                Nomination, Emerging Visual Artist, Joan Mitchell Foundation


Selected Collections


Jack Shear (Director of the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation), Private Collection, Chatham, NY


David Howe Collection, New York, NY


Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT


Todd Oldam, Designer, New York, NY


Mary Lou Colahan, Islip Museum, Islip, NY


Flux Factory, Queens, NY


The Private Collection of Lin Lougheed, Miami, Florida & NY, NY


The New School Collection, New York, NY


The Private Collection of Katherine Parker, Bridge Hampton, NY



2014                Parsons School of Design, New York Meet Phnom Penh. Phnom Penh Meet New York, Edited by Victoria Marshall, Essay, Mine The Net, by Adam Brent

2013                Freight + Volume / Volume Editions, Freight + Volume Magazine Issue 5 x Winter 2013-14

This Publication contains interviews conducted by BroLab (written by Adam Brent and Travis LeRoy Southworth) with Ant Farm (Chip Lord and Curtis Schreier), James Hyde, and Mary Mattingly, with an essay written by Alan Reid 

2013                Seton Hall University, “BroLab, Some Work Until Now”, Seton Hall University Press

This publication features the socially conscious practice of the artist collective BroLab, from 2010-2012. 
Essays by Heng-Gil Han, Jeanne Brasile and an interview with Sergio Bessa 
Edited by Jonathan Goodman and Benjamin Evans


2010                Included in, Taking AIM!: The Business of Being an Artist Today, Oxford University Press, edited by Marysol Nieves




D’Agostino, Paul, “Talking Nourishment,” Brooklyn Magazine, October 17th, 2016

Shen, Danni, “Small Collisions: An Interview with Adam Brent,” Wave Hill Blog, June, 29th, 2016

D’Agostino, Paul, “Armory Week: A Pile of Great,” Brooklyn Magazine, March 11th, 2016

Moller, Sabrina, “10 Emerging Artists to Watch at Volta”, Art and Signature, March 6th, 2016

Kessler, Charles, “Greenpoint Open Studios Plus,” Left Bank Art Blog, October 10th, 2014

“Artist Collective BroLab’s Uplifting Public Art”, Artsy Editorial, Feb 19. 2014

McKnight, Jenna M. “Biennale Bulletin: Here We Come Venice!”, Architzer, August 21st, 2012

“Zeiger, Mimi, “Get Local” Architect the Magazine of the American Institute of Architects, August 13th, 2012

“Spontaneous Interventions #1 to #16”, Architect the Magazine of the American Institute of Architects, August 9th, 2012

Pinto, Fausto
Giovanniy, “A European –Style Plaza Opens in Mott Haven, Mott Haven Herald, July 17th, 2012

Chinese, Vera, “BroLab art project in Jamaica,” NY Daily News, April, 19th, 2012

Bockmann, Rich, “Jamaica Art Peeks Curiosity,” Times Ledger, May 10th, 2012

Samuels Tanyanika, “New ‘piazza’ Coming to Mott Haven Library,” NY Daily News, March 29th, 2012

Costella, AnnMarie. “Sit on it! New art will serve purpose” Queens Chronicle, Mar 29

Samuels, Tanyanika, “Art group builds ‘Thrust of Sorrows’ catapult to relieve burdens in the new show,” NY Daily News, September 20th, 2011

             Danielle Balbi, “Public Displays of Performance,” The New School Free Press, Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

“Inside Casa Lin’s Quirky Art Jungle,” Ocean Drive Magazine, September Issue, 2011

Cohen, David, “In the Spirit of a World Fair, but Greener: The New Museum’s Festival of Ideas for the New City”, Art Critical May, 3rd, 2011

                           Rapkins, Rochana, “Last Chance to See Neo- Nomads”, The New York Times The Local, February 24th, 2011

Lorraine, Marian, Why are these men carrying water L-magazine blog, October 20th 2010

                           Tran, Pauline, “Finding Art in Odd Places,” New York Press, Oct 1st, 2010

                            Varlese, Erica, “Parsons Adam Brent Explores Relationships Among Nature, Architecture and Humanity,” The    Acorn             September 14th, 2007

Graeber, Laurel, “Spare Times,” The New York Times, October 3rd, 2008

Cohen, David and Walty, Jenny “The Seed Project” Artworld Digest, March 2007

Cotter, Holland, “Replanting the Community Garden” The New York Times, December 29th, 2006

Pareles, Marissa. “Close-Up on the Columbia Street Waterfront District” The Village Voice, July 1, 2004