Grayson Cox is a New York City based artist working in a variety of media, from painting and printmaking, to photography and furniture-like sculpture. He was born in 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana, received his BFA from Indiana University and spent two years living and working in Tokyo before moving to New York City in 2005. Grayson received his Masters of Fine Art from Columbia University in 2010. Grayson is the recipient of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Artistic innovation and collaboration grant and has exhibited in New York and internationally including, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Tel Aviv, Israel; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; The New Museum, New York; Elizabeth Foundation, New York; The Fisher Landau Center for Art, Queens, New York; Gowanus Studio Space and The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art; and the Sculpture Center in New York. Grayson’s solo exhibitions have been held at Tanja Grunert Gallery (New York), Planthouse Gallery (New York) and Pressure Club Gallery (Philadelphia), which have been reviewed in multiple publications including the New York Times, Art in America, Artnet.com and Time Out New York. Grayson is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Pratt Institute and has taught at The New School – Parsons School of Art and Design and Columbia University in New York.   Contact: graysoncoxstudio<at>gmail<dot> com

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Text Links

/ CV

/ Biography

/ Artist Statement

/ Christopher Stackhouse essay for “SELF Check Out”, 2015

/ Speechbuster Press Release, A Commission by Storefront for Art and Architecture and Collaboration with Architect Jimenez Lai, Supported by the Rauschenberg Foundation

/ Jon Kessler and Fia Backstrom interview/ The Water’s Fine / Gasser Grunert 2012

/ The Water’s Fine Press Release for the 2012 Show at Gasser Grunert Gallery in Chelsea

/ The Waters Fine, Gasser Grunert Gallery, Pidgin Magazine Publication, Architecture School, Princeton University

/Interview with Michael Rush for Clocktower Radio, 2011

/ NUDGE, NUDGE ME DO///// –  by Alison Guidry and Robert Rhee 2011

/ Working statements

/ Conversation Booth text

/ Having a moment with you, Having a moment with your phone

Curatorial Projects

Published by the Artist at IPCNY, New York, NY

MDF Blog at Planthouse Gallery, New York, NY

MWOW (Maspeth World of Wheels) at Knock Down Center, Queens, NY, 2014


Hollis Witherspoon

Personal Desire Propaganda

This Red Door


Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

Gowanus Studio Space

Kunsthalle Galapagos

Pratt Institute Editions

Columbia University


Benfield Partners

Scott Leinweber

Princeton University School of Architecture / Pidgin Magazine

Store Front for Art and Architecture

Rauschenberg Foundation

ICA Baltimore

Blake Marques Carrington

Architect Collaborators:

Anna Knoell

Cyrus Peñarroyo

Jimenez Lai

Scott Leinweber

Chris Benfield