Penn State's Brian Alfred to exhibit animation 'Chromacity' at Art Basel

November 30, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Brian Alfred, assistant professor of art at Penn State, will exhibit his new animation, "Chromacity," on the 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall of the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center in Miami Beach, Florida. The animation will be shown Nov. 30 to Dec. 4 as part of Art Basel Miami.

Art Basel stages the world's premier modern and contemporary art shows, held annually in Basel, Switzerland; Miami Beach; and Hong Kong. This is the third year Alfred has been selected for the Art Basel Miami film program.

Alfred received his bachelor of fine arts from Penn State and his master of fine arts from Yale University. He also attended the Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting in Maine. He has shown in museum exhibitions internationally. His animation “Help Me” was featured on the Times Square NBC Astrovision screen as part of Creative Time's 59th Minute. A documentary about Alfred, titled "ArtFlick 001," was featured at the Sundance Film Festival. His awards include the Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Award, the Penn State Alumni Achievement Award and College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Award, the New York Foundation of the Arts Inspiration Award, and he is a two-time Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant recipient. Recent film festivals also include Art Basel Film Hong Kong and Art Cologne Film, as well as a screening at Salon 94.

Founded by gallerists in 1970, Art Basel has been a driving force in supporting the role that galleries play in the nurturing of artists, and the development and promotion of visual arts.

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Last Updated December 01, 2016