Artie Vierkant was born in 1986 in Brainerd, Minnesota. He lives and works in New York. His work deals with our contemporary relationship to objects and images and the structures that govern our conception of ownership and authorship. Vierkant received his MFA from the University of California San Diego in 2012 and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. He is represented by Mesler / Feuer, New York and New Galerie, Paris. He has had recent solo exhibitions at New Galerie, Paris (2016), Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster Germany (2015), Mesler / Feuer, New York (2015), and Untitled, New York (2014). His writing has appeared in October Journal (MIT Press), Novembre, 02, and other publications.