1987 Bronx, NY

EDUCATION
2011 MFA, Meadows School of the Arts at SMU, Dallas, TX
2009 BFA, School of Art + Design at Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 Morgan Lehman Gallery New York, NY
2012 An Amulet that Natters – Thomas Robertello Gallery project space
Elaine Lévy Project, Brussels, Belgium
Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2011 Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago, IL
Bret Slater curated by Jeff Zilm Dumb Space, Dallas, TX
2010 Thomas Robertello Gallery, Project Space, Chicago, IL
Free Museum of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2009 “Five Color Flag Machine” Purchase College, Purchase NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Bret Slater and Jeff Zilm, Et Al Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Elaine Lévy Project at the Fragmental Museum, Queens, NY
Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, TX
2010 “High 5” Texas A+M International University, Laredo, TX
Juried Exhibition, Juried by Jeffrey Grove, SMU, Dallas, TX
2009 Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
2008 “9-5: Jessica Sugerman and Bret Slater” Purchase College, Purchase, NY
“State University of New York Selected Students Exhibition”
State University Plaza, Albany, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012 Simek, Lucia. Glasstire
New American Paintings no.102
Modern Painters, September
Modern Painters, March
Dubois, Collette. Art, September. Belgium
Steverlynck, Sam. Agenda, September. Brussels, Belgium
NPR
Corris, Michael. F/D Luxe, August. Dallas, TX
D Magazine, August. Dallas, TX
Modern Painters Daily
Simek, Lucia. Glasstire. TX
Carter, Steve. Modern Luxury, June. Dallas, TX
Rees, Christina. Glasstire. TX
Frank, Priscilla. The Huffington Post. San Francisco, CA
Simek, Peter. D Magazine Front Row. Dallas, TX
Meehan, Margaret. Glasstire. TX
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. Glasstire. TX
Simek, Lucia. Glasstire. TX
2011 Indrisek, Scott. Modern Painters, December
Modern Painters, September
Klein, Paul. The Huffington Post
Zilm, Jeff. D Magazine Front Row
2009 Zucker, Adam. Berkshire Fine Arts
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2012 Modern Painters, March
2011 Modern Painters, September
2010 New American Paintings no.87

RESIDENCIES
2010 Artist-in-Residence, Les Subsistances, Lyon, France

AWARDS
2012 “Rising Star in Art” Fashion Group International, Dallas, TX
2009 Katherine Rigsbee Dougan Scholarship, SMU, Dallas, TX
Dean’s Senior Recognition Award in Painting and Drawing, School of
Art + Design at Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Exhibitions

Bret Slater (2012)

Bret Slater (2011)

Bret Slater (2010)

Selected Bibliography

D Magazine

Glasstire (Texas Visual Art)

Modern Luxury Dallas

Huffington Post

Glasstire

Modern Painters 100 Artists To Watch

Modern Painters Best 100 Shows

Berkshire Fine Arts by Adam Zucker

Bret Slater

This Is What Happens When An Unstoppable Force Meets An Immovable Object

This Is What Happens When An Unstoppable Force Meets An Immovable Object, 2013

Dasehra

Dasehra, 2012

Black Centipede

Black Centipede, 2012

Lord of This World

Lord of This World, 2012

Black Masses

Black Masses, 2012

Antipodal Companion

Antipodal Companion, 2012

Fresh Rips

Fresh Rips, 2012

Lil Nugglet

Lil Nugglet, 2012

Sex Revenge

Sex Revenge, 2012

Big-Dick Herschel

Big-Dick Herschel, 2011

Try

Try, 2011

Septic Planet

Septic Planet, 2011

Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters, 2011

Homewrecker

Homewrecker, 2011

Smushie Pie

Smushie Pie, 2010

No Ceilings

No Ceilings, 2010

Look Up At The Stars She Like "Honey Where The Roof?"

Look Up At The Stars She Like "Honey Where The Roof?", 2010

Pauly D

Pauly D, 2010

Cristal Poppin' in a Stretch Navigator

Cristal Poppin' in a Stretch Navigator, 2010

Floppy Disk Central

Floppy Disk Central, 2010

Used To Give A Fuck, Now I Give A Fuck Less

Used To Give A Fuck, Now I Give A Fuck Less, 2010

Walk It Out

Walk It Out, 2009

Aruna Kingdom

Aruna Kingdom, 2009

I've Become a Wizard and You Have a New Boyfriend

I've Become a Wizard and You Have a New Boyfriend, 2009

Watermelon

Watermelon, 2009

Little Schmearie

Little Schmearie, 2009

Baby Brother

Baby Brother, 2009

Brijesh

Brijesh, 2009

Iron Man

Iron Man, 2009

Captain Planet

Captain Planet, 2009

Bheema

Bheema, 2009

Lunaria

Lunaria, 2008

Jombe

Jombe, 2008

Bushtambo

Bushtambo, 2008

Earthling

Earthling, 2006


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