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Sascha Braunig

Born 1983, Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
Lives in Portland, ME


2008 MFA, Yale School of Art
2005 BFA, The Cooper Union



Extra Spectral, two-person exhibition with Bianca Beck, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

The Crease, Office Baroque, Brussels

Bad Latch, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
Free Peel, Foxy Production, New York

Shivers, MOMA PS1, Queens, NY
Torsion, Kunstall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

Pillar, Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels
Foxy Production, New York

Wrister, Blister, Plaster, Foxy Production, New York

Foxy Production, New York



A Love Letter to A Nightmare, Petzel Gallery, New York
All of Them Witches, organized by Dan Nadel and Laurie Simmons, Deitch Projects, Los Angeles
Structures of Feeling, curated by Piper Marshall, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich


Shapeshifters, The Approach, London


An Assembly of Shapes, Oakville Galleries, Toronto
Bang On, Divine Hammer, curated by Jenna Pirello, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME
PMA Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME


Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
Fleming Faloon, Office Baroque, Brussels
Hans Bellmer, Sascha Braunig, Matthew Ronay, Office Baroque, Brussels
Hurts to Laugh, curated by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles
Mutations, Various locations on the High Line, New York
NGV Triennial, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art: Vol. 1 Life on Earth. Organized by Bob Nickas, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
The Trick Brain, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut


A Big Enough Umbrella, Planthouse, New York
8 Femmes, Office Baroque, Brussels
Chatham Square, Foxy Production, New York
Stranger, MOCA, Cleveland, OH


Condensed Matter Community, Synchrotron Radiation Center, Stoughton, WI
Unrealism, The Moore Building, Miami, FL
Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction, White Cube, London
Bomber, LOYAL, Stockholm
Where the Awning Flaps, organized by Franklin Melendez, Galerie Éric Hussenot, Paris
Rio, Office Baroque, Brussels
The Painter of Modern Life, curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern, New York
Surround Audience, curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin, New Museum, New York
Face It, Fullhaus, Los Angeles


Trioceros, Regina Rex, New York
Farm to Table, curated by Michael Bell-Smith, Foxy Production, New York
The Optical Unconscious, Kulturbüro Alte Fabrik, Zurich
The Idea of North, curated by Daniel Fuller, Bowdoinham Ice Fishing Shacks, Bowdoinham, ME
Shakti, Brand New Gallery, Milan


Surreal Selves, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
2013 Faculty Show, ICA at the Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
The Reveal, LOYAL, Malmo, Sweden
Celluloid Brushes, Ludlow 38, New York
DNA: Strands of Abstraction, Loretta Howard, New York
Sourced in Alex Da Corte: Fun Sponge, ICA at MECA, Portland, ME
A Top-hat, a Monocle, and a Butterfly, Etablissement d’en Face Projects, Brussels
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
Rien Faire et Laisser Rire, curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
The Stairs Turned Back into Stairs, Algus Greenspon Gallery, New York


Christian Sampson, Mira Dancy, Sascha Braunig, Matt Savitsky, Bull and Ram, Brooklyn
East West Move to Middle, part 2, Bill Brady KC, Kansas City, MO


Cloud, curated by Gabriel Hartley, Foxy Production, New York
The Bridgehampton Biennial, curated by Bob Nickas, Martos house, Bridgehampton, NY
Friendship of the Peoples, Simon Oldfield Gallery, London
Acne, Port D’Or, Brooklyn


The Pencil Show, Foxy Production, New York
Dump Art/ Deponiekunst, Freudenreich bar and gallery, Berlin
Baker, Braunig, Gokita, Hopkins, Foxy Production, New York
Mise En Place, Recess Gallery, New York


X is just a little black letter…Port D’Or, Brooklyn
The Crack-up, ATM Gallery, New York
PIFAS Town Project: The Queue, Philadelphia Institute for Advanced Study, Philadelphia, PA
Everything Must Go, curated by Rachel Higgins, Century Plaza Shopping Mall, Birmingham, AL


Flex Your Textiles, John Connelly Presents, New York
Speed Limit, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York


The Infinite Fill Show, curated by Cory and Jaime Arcangel, Foxy Production, NY



Crowder, Jenna. “The Affidamento of Bianca Beck and Sascha Braunig.” The Chart. Vol. 5, no.1.


Ebony, David. "Sascha Braunig." Art in America. June 2017: 131.
Geers, David. "Sascha Braunig." Frieze.com, March 28th 2017
"Goings on About Town: Sascha Braunig." The New Yorker. March 27th 2017: 12


Jablon, Sam. “A Painter on the Entangled Relationship Between Figure and Frame.” Hyperallergic.com, May 14th 2016.
Kaiser-Schatzlein, Rob. "A studio visit with Sascha Braunig.” Two Coats of Paint. Dec 29th 2016

Mlotek, Haley. “Sascha Braunig.” Canadian Art. Fall 2016: 112-113.


Cornell, Lauren. “Hyperreal, if you like,” interview, Flash Art 303, summer 2015: pp 48-55
Editors’ selection. “Must See New York.” artforum.com, April 7th, 2015
Halle, Howard. “Sascha Braunig.” review, Time Out New York, April 9 - 15th, 2015
Indrisek, Scott. “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tangle of Wires.” interview, blouinartinfo.com, March 17th, 2015
Johnson, Ken. “‘The Painter of Modern Life’ at Anton Kern Gallery.” The New York Times, March 12th, 2015
Kruszelnicki, Fabian. “Surround Audience.” interview, Heroine, Spring/Summer 2015
Mcgarry, Kevin. “On Sascha Braunig’s Trippy Canvases, Op Art Meets Surrealism.” TMagazine blog, March 12th, 2015
Russeth, Andrew. "Shrimp, Female Bacteria, and the Smell of Gagosian: Anicka Yi at The Kitchen. Plus, Sascha Braunig at Foxy Production..." review, ARTnews.com, April 3rd, 2015
Russeth, Andrew. “The 2015 New Museum Triennial Is a Pointed, Bracing Survey of Now.” review, ARTnews.com, February 25th, 2015
Scott, Andrea. “Next Steps: The Future is in the Hands of Young Artists at the New Museum.” The New Yorker, March 20th, 2015
Smith, Roberta. “Sascha Braunig.” Art in Review, The New York Times, April 9th, 2015.


2017 Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. Sascha Braunig. New York: Foxy Production
2016 Bouthillier, Rose. Stranger, exhibition catalogue, Cleveland: MOCA Cleveland.
Dewatchter, Ellen Mara. Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting. London: Phaidon
Greeves, Susanna; Mahon, Alice. Dreamers Awake. London: White Cube
2015 Christoffersen, Helga and Cornell, Lauren, ed. Surround Audience. Skira/Rizzoli
Schwabsky, Barry. Tightrope Walk. London: White Cube
2014 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames and Hudson.
2013 Nickas, Bob. "The Un-Painter.” Annual Magazine. Oct. 2013: 117-119


2016 Sharpe Walentas Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY
CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Pollock Krasner Foundation grant
2013 Macdowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2010 Vermont Studio Center Residency Program, Johnson, VT
2007 Schoelkopf Traveling Fellowship, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT


Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia