Bradford Kessler

Visual Art Department Alum
MFA, School of Visual Art, New York
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Bradford Kessler is a Kansas-born, New York-based artist whose performances and installations hint at the darker sides of Americana. He earned a BFA in sculpture from KU and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York. He has exhibited across the US and internationally at MonCheri, Brussels; Valentin, Paris; Interstate Projects, Brooklyn; 63rd-77th Steps, Bari; Rowing, London; and Witte de With, Rotterdam. Solo exhibitions include Prince Drama XVat 15 Orient, Brooklyn, NY; Anxiety Social Club, Ashes/Ashes, Los Angeles, CA; Metropolitan Book of the Dead, Valentin, Paris, FR; and Pile of Mist, 247365, New York, NY. Born in High Plains, Kansas, he currently lives and works in New York, NY.

Selected Work

Images from Prince Drama XV

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