Brandon Ndife

b. 1991, Hammond, IN Lives and works in New York, NY


2020 MFA, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
2013 BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY


2022 Shade Tree, Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY (forthcoming)
Down to the Spoons and Forks, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2020 MY ZONE, Bureau, New York, NY
2019 Minor twin worlds, Brandon Ndife & Diane Severin Nguyen, Bureau, New York, NY
2018 Ties that Bind, Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY
2016 Just Passin’ Thru, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Meanderthal, Species, Atlanta, GA
2014 Rodi Gallery, Yorktown Heights, NY


2022 Gravity, a proposal, organized by Cameron Martin, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
A Través, James Cohan, New York, NY
2021 Soft Water Hard Stone, New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York, NY
untitled Arrangement, Bureau, New York, NY
BLOOM, Park View / Paul Soto, Los Angeles, CA
Cascadence, organized by K.R.M. Mooney and McIntyre Parker, Altman Siegel, San Francisco, CA
A New Us, curated by Howie Chen and Pippa Cohen, The Storefront Bellport, Bellport, NY
Striving After Wind, Chapter NY, New York, NY
Mist, Foam, Drainage Ditch, organzied by Laurie Kang, Franz Kaka, Toronto, Ontario
La Boîte-en-Valise, an online exhibition, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
Winterfest: An Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2020 Material Conditions, Matthew Brown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
It Remains An Open Horizon, co-curated by Marina Caron, LC QUEISSER, Tbilisi, Georgia
Until tomorrow: Ten Years of Bureau, Bureau, New York, NY
2019 Fixing the “not... but”, curated by Marina Caron, LC QUEISSER, Tbilisi, Georgia
Condo New York, Bureau hosting STANDARD (OSLO), New York, NY
Backgrounds, Carl Louie, Toronto, Ontario
2018 Dinner that night, curated by Weston Lowe, Bureau, New York, NY
Man Thing vs. Swamp Thing, Et. Al Projects, San Francisco, CA
2017 Group show, organized by Nicole Klagsbrun, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2016 When did intimacy begin width, curated by Torey Thornton, Jeffery Stark, New York, NY
EVA, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Auto Body Gallery @ Sunset Drive, Miami, FL
MDCCLXXXIV, Kimberly-Klark, Queens, NY
Driveway 327, curated by Troy Kreiner, Los Angeles, CA
2014 99¢ Plus Art Shop / HANDJOB Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Same as billing address, curated by John-Elio Reitman and Zoe Wonfor, Montreal, Quebec City
INTO YOU, curated by Haydee Marin-Lopez, Running Residency, London, United Kingdom
Post-Size, curated by Mitch Thar and Robin Waart, Berlin, Germany


2022 Gabriella Angeleti, 'Storm King Art Center celebrates sculptor Wangechi Mutu in 2022 season: The arts centre will unveil various works by Mutu, and a site-specific commission by the New York-based artist Brandon Ndife,' The Art Newspaper, 15 March
2021 Kat Herriman, ‘Brandon Ndife Ditches Painting for Sculptural Portals,' Cultured Mag, November
Brian P. Kelly, ‘2021 Triennial: Soft Water Hard Stone Review: What’s Old Is New at the New Museum,’ The Wall Street Journal, November
Holland Cotter, 'New Museum Triennial Explores the Hidden Strengths of Soft Power,' The New York Times, November
'Get to Know 5 Rising Art Stars From the New Museum Triennial,' Interview Magazine, November
Manuel Arturo Abreu, 'Sculpting the Black Generic,' X-TRA, April
2020 Michael Eby, 'Vegetable Beauty Pure of Exchange: Brandon Ndife,' Mousse Magazine, Issue 73
Katie Rothstein, 'The Art World Works From Home: Storm King Senior Curator Nora Lawrence
Is Working on a Kiki Smith Show and Taking Up Birdwatching,' Artnet, June
Avram C. Alpert, ‘Brandon Ndife: MY ZONE,’ The Brooklyn Rail, June
Peter Brock, ‘Brandon Ndife: MY ZONE,’ The Brooklyn Rail, June
Luther Konadu, 'Haptic suppositions: some ruminations with Brandon Ndife,' Public Parking, May
Brian Paul, 'Interview: Brandon Ndife,' Living Content, May
Andrea K. Scott, ‘Brandon Ndife,’ The New Yorker, April
Peter Brock, ‘An Ear at the Edge of a Chasm,’ Texte zur Kunst, April
Joel Dean, ‘Melancholia and Its Mutations: Brandon Ndife at Bureau,’ Burnaway, April
Helen Holmes, ‘NYC’s Small Galleries, Struggling Amid Coronavirus Closures, Get an Assist From David Zwirner,’ Observer, March
Melanie Gerlis, ‘Realities sink in as crisis hits,’ Financial Times, April
2019 Jeffrey Grunthaner, ‘NADA’s Solution to the Growing Cost of the Art Fair,’ Hyperallergic, March
2018 Charlie Markbreiter and Alexander Iadarola, ‘Brandon Ndife Shoot the Lobster / New York,’ Flash Art, April
2016 Ian Epstein, ‘35 Can’t-Miss Art Exhibits Opening This Fall,’ Vulture, August
2015 Blake Daniels, ‘11 Exciting Artists to Watch in 2015,’ ARC, January
2014 Alyson Krueger, ‘Just Like Taco Trucks, Art Takes to the Road,’ The New York Times, May


2021 The Lotos Foundation Prize