Biography

Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Education

2015        MA in English Literature and Culture University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2014        BA in Film Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Solo Exhibitions

2020        Planted Thoughts, LAUNCH F18, New York, NY

                Distilled Life, Art Rotterdam with Double V Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2019        The Art of Yellow, MuteMuse Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

                Trying To Feel More Yellow Than Blue, Nina Sagt Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany

2017        B.D Graft: Selected Works, De Werk Winkel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2016        Is it mine if I add some yellow?, ‘Skek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015        Something Borrowed, WeTransfer / Kuvva Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Group Exhibitions

2019        Art on Paper, presented by Uprise Art, New York, NY

                Potluck, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2018        Off the Walls, Double V Gallery, Marseille, France

                Genesis, Tryfon Art Gallery, Lesbos, Greece

2017        Reflections, Adam & Siam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                College Expo, C-Lab Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                Re-imaging Rietveld, PAN Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2016        International Weird Collage Show, Espronsceda Centre, Barcelona, Spain

                Heren Magazine’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition, PKM Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

B.D. Graft was born in 1988 in Cologne, Germany. Working mainly in the fields of collage and painting, Graft’s focus primarily lies on exploring concepts of ownership and the deceptively decorative. Graft has exhibited extensively through out the world including The Netherlands, Germany, Spain, South Korea, France and the United States. Recent solo exhibitions include “Trying To Feel More Yellow Than Blue,” Nina Sagt Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany (2018), and “The Art of Yellow,” Mute Muse Gallery, Seoul, Korea (2019). His debut solo exhibition, "Planted Thoughts" opened in New York opened with LAUNCH F18 in early 2020 to much critical acclaim.  B.D. has also collaborated with programs such as Uprise Art as well as a fashion collaboration with Off-White. Graft lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and is represented in partnership with ABSTRACT GALLERY.

 

Website

bdgraft.com