Lot 12: Kyle Butler

2016 CEPA Gallery Biennial Art Auction, Kyle Butler

Acrylic, Spray Paint on Panel
30 x 24 inches
Signed Verso

BIO: Kyle Butler is a multimedia artist and curator from Michigan currently living in Buffalo. Butler’s work has been included in exhibitions at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo Arts Studio, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Exhibit A (Corning, NY), and Lost Coast Culture Machine (Fort Bragg, CA). In 2014, Butler was commissioned to execute a large performance piece for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto, curated by Heather Pesanti of The Contemporary Austin. He has also been featured in New American Paintings (2010), and is in collections including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Burchfield Penney Art Center. Butler co-curated the Amid/In WNY 2015 exhibition series at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center. He received his BFA with a focus in painting from Central Michigan University in 2008 and his MFA in Visual Studies from the University at Buffalo in 2010. He is represented by Nina Freudenheim Gallery, in Buffalo.

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