Kevin Bright is a self-taught artist who has been living and making art in New York City since
the late 90’s. Fascinated by random patterns that appear in the city such as ripped paper, sidewalk and subway stains and graffiti. Kevin started to make art at the same time that he began to learn about New York’s legacy of abstract paintings. Ellen Gallagher, Clyfford Still, & Donald Baechler were among the artists who made a lasting impression on him and helped define the direction of his work. His world opened up once he decided to take a break from Pratt Manhattan, and jump right into the art scene. Since his mighty leap, he has produced limited edition art wares, and curated art shows in New York and Berlin. Bright’s art practice lends itself to the everyday experience and the use of low brow resources to create high brow works of art.
New York State of MindApril 9th-May 16th, 2015
Curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah