Brent Birnbaum was born in Dallas, TX, in 1977. He currently lives in Rockaway Beach and works in Brooklyn, NY. He received his BFA from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX, and his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is the co-founder of Topless, a seasonal gallery in the Rockaways. Birnbaum has exhibited at Casino Luxembourg-Forum d'art Contemporain in Luxembourg; Abrons Art Center, NYC; Material Art Fair, Mexico City; Scope in Miami and New York; the New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA; Lu Magnus, NYC; Denny Gallery, NYC; and Davidson Contemporary, NYC.