Troy Brauntuch (b. 1954, Jersey City, NJ)
Born in 1954 in New Jersey, Brauntuch graduated from the California Institute of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He currently divides his time between New York, NY and Austin, TX. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally for over 30 years.
Brauntuch exhibited in the seminal show Picture at Artists Space in New York, along with Jack Goldstein, Robert Longo, Philip Smith, and Sherrie Levine. His works are held in numerous private and public collections including the Pinault Foundation in Paris; The Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Contemporary Arts Museum, Los Angeles; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The Dallas Museum of Art; The San Diego Contemporary Arts Museum, San Diego; and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
He has had numerous solo exhibitions at Petzel from 2013-2020 and Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich (1994-2012), among others. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions including Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (2020); The Warehouse, Dallas (2018); LUMA/Westbau Zurich, Zurich (2014); Regen Projects, Los Angeles (2010); the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009), among others.
Brauntuch is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (2010-2011). His honors also include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (1981, 1983) the Joan Mitchell Foundation (1999), and a Creative Research Grant (2009) from the University of Texas where he has held a position as an Associate Professor of Art and Art History since 2004. In 2005, the students in that department voted him Outstanding Professor of the Year.
His work is part of numerous public collections including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Pinault Foundation, Paris; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C; and Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL, among others.