Aaron Gilbert is a painter whose work depicts symbolic and psychological narratives. He is a 2015 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award recipient, and has been awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Letters as the 2010 ''Young American Painter of Distinction.'' Gilbert has exhibited paintings at PPOW Gallery, Lyles and King, Lulu, Deitch Projects, and the Brooklyn Museum. Upcoming exhibitions include solo projects at Sant’Andrea de Scaphis in Rome, Italy, and Chris Sharp Gallery in Los Angeles. His work is currently in the permanent collections of The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Whitney Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Residencies include an upcoming fellowship at Civitella Ranieri (Italy), 2013 Fountainhead Residency, 2012 Yaddo, 2008 LMCC Workspace Residency as well as a 2008 Affiliate Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome.
Aaron holds an MFA in painting from Yale, and a BFA in painting from RISD.