Alex Kwartler, a painter based in Brooklyn, NY, concluded his residency in late June 2017 with an open studio at the Locker Plant. His solo exhibitions include Pain Quotidien, Magenta Plains, New York, NY (2016) and A Superficial Lyric, Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY (2014). He has participated in group exhibitions at White Columns, Bortolami Gallery, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Martos Gallery, Casey Kaplan, Petzel Gallery, Wallspace, and MoMA PS1. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Frieze, Artforum, and Art in America, and is featured in Painting Abstraction, published by Phaidon Press. He received his MFA from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ and his BFA from the Cooper Union, New York, NY.