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b: 1977 Cleveland, OH
lives in Brooklyn, NY



Education
2005  MFA  The Milton Avery Graduate Center for the Arts at Bard College
2001  BFA  The Cleveland Institute of Art


Solo Exhibitions 

2017
• “Lazy Pricks”   Soloway Fine Arts  NYC. Sept 9 - Oct 22.
2009
• "VALET"  Romer Young Gallery  San Fransisco, CA. Sept 18 - Oct 16.
2008
• "The Fourth Molt"   High Energy Constructs   Los Angeles, CA.  Oct 25-Nov. 29
• "The Fourth Molt"   Harwood Arts Center   Albuquerque,NM.   Oct 3- Oct 29
2007
• "Late Holiday"   Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL
• “Discorporate”   High Energy Constructs, LA, CA


Group Exhibitions

2017
• “COLLECT”  Soloway, NYC.  Dec 17 - Feb 2018.
• “A Dead Dog’s Eye”  Aquarius Showspace NYC. October 6 -November 4. Curated by Deric Carner
• "The Bald Ego"  2-person show with Nancy Haynes.  Regina Rex, NYC.  April 7 - May 14.
• "All Kitchen Kitchen" collaboration with Mike Stickrod. Helper Projects. NYC. March 25 - April 22.
• “Bring It”  Soloway,  NYC.  March 11-18.
2016
• "If You Build It"  The Willows NYC @ The Lord & Taylor Bldg. 5th Ave.  http://thewillowsnyc.com
• "Costermongering" A Project by Paul Branca.  Belmacz Gallery, London, UK.
2015
• "39x17"  Presenting @17.  La Mama Galleria.  NYC.  Oct 15-25.   
• "Painting In Trees"  http://hyperallergic.com/211975/in-a-bushwick-park-the-artworks-are-growing-on-trees/
2014
• "If A Spider Falls From A Window Does It Break?"  Curated By Adrianne Rubenstein. Brennan & Griffin,NYC.
•  "To The Max"  Presenting @17.  NYC.  http://presenting-at-17.tumblr.com/page/4  Feb 18th.
•  "Oblique Strategies" Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University. NYC.  Jan 27 - Feb 28
2013
•  "Snail Salon"  Regina Rex. NYC.  Curated by Adrianne Rubenstein.   Nov 2 - Dec 15.
2012
• "A Tale in Two Cities"  Reinberger Galleries, The Cleveland Institute of Art.  Cleveland, OH.   Nov 2- Dec 22.
• "BAZAAR"  SOLOWAY. July 28
2011
• "Assembly"   Edward Thorp Gallery. NYC.  Sept 16 - Oct 22.      
• "Feelers."  Soloway NYC.  June 12 - July 17
•  Dependent Art Fair, W25th St. Sheraton Hotel, Soloway NYC. March 4th
• "The Open Daybook Exhibition"  LACE (Los Angles Contemporary Exhibitions) LA, CA.  Jan 6 - Feb 6.
2010
•"Gender:Transgressions"  The Harwood Art Center, Traveling to University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM.
• "World's Greatest"  Daily Operation. NYC. Jun 4-6.  Curated by Jon Lutz.
2009.
• "Greynbow" Horse Trader Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.  May 9 - April 11.
2008
• "Cycling Apparati"  High Energy Constructs/SolwayJones. September 2008. LA, CA.
2007
• "Black Mirror"   High Energy Constructs, LA, CA
•  Monument to Paterson. Flux Factory. w/ S. Joelson. The Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ.
• "One Night Stand/If Then, As If" 165 Bedford Ave. Brooklyn, NY
2005
• “See Scotland” The Dick Institute, Kilmarnock,Scotland,UK
2004
• MFA Thesis Exhibition. Bard College, UBS. Red Hook, NY
2001
• “Look, Paint.” SPACES Gallery. Cleveland, OH,
• “48 Hours of Making.” B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College. Painesville, OH
• BFA Thesis Exhibition. Reinberger Galleries. The Cleveland Institute of Art. Cleveland, OH
2000
•SPACE Lab. “Cinematic Daydreams” SPACES Gallery. Cleveland, OH
•“Successions in Torpor.” Inside Gallery. Cleveland, OH

Artist Talks
2017  “Walk and Chew Gum”  Artists Who Make Books.  Studio 10.  Brooklyn, NY  June 20.
2016  Visiting Lecturer.  SUNY Rockland College.
2015  "Art in Practice: Memory, Myth, and Storytelling." The Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV.  Las Vegas, NV.

Awards
2013 The Haven Foundation
2013 Artist's Fellowship Inc.
2012 The Mayer Foundation

Collections
The Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV
The Cleveland Institute of Art Study Collection.

Reviews
• "Branden Koch Looks at America and Doesn't Like What He Sees." by John Yau.  Hyperallergic.  2017.
• The Brooklyn Rail.  "Feelers"  by Linnea Kniaz.  Jul/Aug 2011 issue.
• Artslant.com "Measuring Now" Branden Koch at High Energy Constructs.  by Catherine Wagley 2008.
• Artillery Magazine Volume 1, No. 2. Branden Koch at High Energy Constructs. November 2006 pgs. 35-36.
•“Abstract Painters make the medium their own.” The Cleveland Plain Dealer; Arts and Life.Nov.26,2001. by Dan Tranberg.

Publications and Projects
• “Lazy Pricks”  Self published artist book in correlation with solo exhibition at Soloway Fine Arts.  2017.
•“The Bald Ego” Self published artist book in correlation with Regina Rex exhibition. 2017.
• "The Vampire State Lapel Pin"  Edition of 100 inaugural lapel pins for No Club Editions.  Summer 2015.
• Force Multiplier : An Audio Project by Andrew Zarou.  CD Compilation.  Summer 2015.
• Shifter Magazine Vol. 19 -"Proposals"
• "The War on Christmas"  issue no. 1 - ed. by Cecila Dougherty. Faye Hirsch & Cecilia Dougherty 2011.
• The Open Day Book.  Edited by David Earle.  Mark Batty Publishers.  2010.
• VECTOR Arts Journal. ed. by Peter Gregorio.  April 16, 2009.
• Shifter Magazine vol. 10. “Transparent White.” 2007 • Shifter Magazine vol. 9: Ruin/Monument. 2006
• “Back from SPACELab: 10 Years of Innovation” SPACELab 1994-2004; Cat. - October 2004.
• “Best of Cleveland 2003” Cleveland Magazine, October 2003 issue.
 
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