Brad Hampton was born in Detroit, Michigan and lives and works in New York City. He studied Linguistics and Art History at New York University, Ruprecht-Karls Universitšt in Heidelberg, Germany and the Sorbonne in Paris, France. Brad received his MFA in Painting from Parsons New School of Design in New York and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2003.
Since 2004, Brad's work has been exhibited by Massimo Audiello, Sandra Gering, Samson Projects, Marlborough Gallery, Artists Space, 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA and at the Electronics Alive IV Biennial in Tampa, FL. Solo exhibitions have been mounted at Seo Hwa Gallery in Seoul, South Korea and at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan. Brad's work has been featured in two editions of New American Paintings as well as Art in America, The Village Voice and Artworld Digest. He has contributed reviews to Art in America and written catalogue essays for various artists including Joanne Ungar and Diane Burko.