Brian A. Whiteley


Brian Andrew Whiteley is a Brooklyn-based artist creating works that incorporate sculpture, video, new media and performance. He is the author of several viral art projects, most notably for his politically charged works such as the Trump Tombstone and The Vladimir Putin Painting. His large-scale projects manifest themselves as interactive installations, incorporating several forms of media.


His work has been shown at experimental venues and larger institutions, including: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, NY; The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; The David Owsley Museum of Art, Muncie, IN; The Invisible Dog Art Center, New York, NY; Arts + Leisure Gallery, New York, NY; Pony Sugar Gallery, Berlin, GR; The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY; Spring / Break Art Show, NY; Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL; The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York, NY; The Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; Satellite Art Show, Austin, TX; Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY; Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY; Bakehouse Art Center, Miami, FL.

Recent projects have garnered press from The New York Times, The NY Daily News, Village Voice, Daily Mail UK, Gothamist, Brooklyn Magazine, Art Net, BBC, Time, Esquire, GQ, Fox, ABC, NBC and  NY Magazine among many others.


Whiteley received his masters from the School of Visual Arts and his bachelors at Ball State University.