Bret Slater (born 1987 in Bronx, NY) received his BFA in Painting + Drawing from Purchase College, the State University of New York in 2009. In 2011, he received his MFA in Studio Art from SMU in Dallas, Texas. Since then he has had solo exhibitions in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Brussels, Zürich, and Portugal. Slater’s work has been included in group exhibitions at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg, Germany, and works can be found in the public collections of the Dallas Museum of Art and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.