Born in New York in 1980, Charles Koegel received his Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in 2003. He went on to receive a Master’s in Fine Arts in 2008 from Pratt Institute.

While at Trinity, Charles received the Anna Helman Prize for painting his junior year while majoring in Art History. Since graduate school, Charles has created works for group shows at Exit Art, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn Art Alternative, The Painting Center, and has had solo exhibitions at Dimensions Variable in Miami and Slate Gallery in New York. He has participated in artist residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and Fountainhead.

Charles is interested in Hip-Hop music and architecture. Most of his artwork is relates to New York City’s dense urban environment. He currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches art.

During his residency, Charles will be creating a sculpture/installation and drawings, both inspired by architectural and geometrical forms.

Image credit: courtesy of the artist