Aaron "AJ" Gilbert
Brooklyn, NY


Artist’s Statement

Aaron Gilbert is a painter whose work depicts intimate psychological narratives, and a symbolic analysis of human interaction.  He was recently awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Letters as the 2010 ''Young American Painter of Distinction.''  Gilbert has exhibited paintings at Deitch Projects in NY, Marc Selwyn Fine Arts in LA as well as galleries in Berlin, Providence, and Barcelona.  His work is currently in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art.  Residencies include 2008 LMCC Workspace Residency as well as the 2008 Al Held Affiliate Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.  

Aaron Gilbert holds an MFA in painting from Yale, and a BFA in painting from RISD. 

Artist’s Links

artist’s website:      www.aj-gilbert.com    


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