Brian Rochefort (b. 1985) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. He holds a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (2007) and participated in the Lillian Fellowship Residency at the Archie Bray Foundation (2009). Rochefort has participated in group exhibitions, at The Cabin (Los Angeles, CA), Sorry We're Closed (Brussels, BLG), Retrospective Gallery, (Hudson, NY), and Steve Turner Gallery (Los Angeles, CA). He was awarded the Lillian Fellowship from the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Montana, 2007-2008. Rochefort is currently included in the museum exhibitions Regarding George Ohr at Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL and From Funk to Punk at Everson Museum of Art, NY, both 2017.


Upcoming Exhibitions

    • Solo show, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, BG. Oct 2018

    • Jackie Saccoccio and Brian Rochefort, Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco. May 2019

    • Residency, The Mistake Room, Guadalajara, Mexico. 2018

    • Solo show, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY. Jan 2019

Solo Exhibitions

  1. 2018

    • Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2017

    • HotSpots, Van Doren Waxter, New York, NY

  3. 2016

    • Love Letter, Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France

Group Exhibitions

  1. 2018

    • Two person show at Zidoun & Bossuyt Luxembourg.

  2. 2017

    • From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

    • All The Small Things, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    • Regarding George Ohr, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

  3. 2016

    • Cavity, Some Time Salon, San Francisco, CA

    • Taste My Raindrops, Mindy Solomon, Miami, FL

    • Marinade, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA

  4. 2015

    • In Reverse Order, The Cabin, Los Angeles, CA

    • Art Miami, Harper’s Books, Miami, CA

    • Highland Park Museum of Art, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

    • Gerasimos Floratos and Brian Rochefort, Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium

    • Retrospective Gallery, Hudson, NY

    • Vault Exhibitions, AMOCA, Pomona, CA

Bibliography & Publications

  1. 2017

    • Rhodes, David, “An Impression of Otherness: Brian Rochefort at Van Doren Waxter,”
      artcritical, December 30

    • Cascone, Sarah, “34 Unmissable Gallery Shows to See in New York City This November,”
      artnet news, October 26

    • “Artist of the week,”
      LVL3 Media, July 2017

    • Lesser, Casey. “These 20 Artists are Shaping the Future of Ceramics,”
      Artsy, February 2017

  2. 2016

    • Vitrine, Blaire. “Love Letter – Exhibition Catalogue,”
      Lefebvre & Fils, October 2016

    • Rogers, Bill. “Two Exhibitions with Brian Rochefort focus on his painting,”
      Cfile, June 2016

  3. 2015

    • Olson, Erica. “Brian Rochefort Ceramics,”
      Ligne Magazine, March 2015

  4. 2014

    • Clark, Garth. “High Mass Goblets for Glaze Worship,”
      Cfile, December 2014

Awards & Honors

  1. 2009

    • Lilian Fellowship and Residency, Archie Bay Foundation, Helena, MT EDUCATION

  2. 2008

    • Lilian Fellowship and Residency, Archie Bay Foundation, Helena, MT

  3. 2007

    • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA