Department of Art and Art History People

Troy Brauntuch


Studio Art: Painting + Drawing

BFA, California Institute of the Arts

Brauntuch was Adjunct Professor at Columbia University before coming to the University of Texas in 1998. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Grants and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in 1999.

His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally for over 30 years and is included in numerous private and public collections. These include The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Dallas Museum of Art, and the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Brauntuch's artwork was included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial exhibition “Day for Night” in New York. In the summer 2007 his work was on view in a survey exhibition of his art from 1990 – 2007 at the Magasin-Centre National d'Art Contemporain in Grenoble, France. In 2009 his work was prominently included in the "Pictures Generation 1974-1984" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. A monograph book of his artwork 1975-2008 was published by JRP/Ringier in 2010, and most recently he was the recipient of the 2010-2011 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship.

Troy Brauntuch is represented by Friedrich Petzel Gallery in New York and Mai 36 Gallery in Zurich, Switzerland.