Lex Braes was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He studied at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, Scotland (1974-1979), at the Brooklyn Museum Art School (1979-1980), and at the University of California at San Diego under Allan Kaprow in the MFA program (1983-1984). Recent notable exhibitions include “Holding Patterns,” Felix Ringel Galerie, Düsseldorf (2010); “Gallery Artists,” Flowers Gallery, NY (2009) and “Punctuated Equilibrium,” Michael Langen, Feldafing, Germany (2003).
In 2012 his work is included in “The Annual: 2012” at The National Academy Museum, New York and in “Routine: Lex Braes with video work by Allan Kaprow and of Shoji Hamada” at Showroom (showroom170.com) in New York.
Braes has been a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate Architecture Department at Pratt Institute since 2004. He is represented by Felix Ringel Galerie, Duesseldorf, Germany and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY (photo by Johan Granberg).