Joe Bradley was born in 1875 in Kittery, Maine. He received his B.F.A. in 1999 from Rhode Island School of Design. Bradley's work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including ConTEMPorary, New York (2003); P.S.1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York (2006); and Le Consortium, France (2014). Recent group exhibitions include "Silicone Valley" P.S.1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York (2007); "ab-strac-tion-al," Museum 52, New York (2009); "New York Minute," MACRO Foundation, Rome (2009); "EXPO 1: NEW YORK(curated by Klaus Biesenbach)," P.S.1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York (2013); "The Inevitable Figuration," Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Italy (2013); "The Forever Now: Contemporary Paintings in an Atemporal World (curated by Laura Hoptman)," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014); and "New York Painting," Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (2015). Bradley's work was also included in the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2008); Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon (2010); Frieze, London 92014); and FIAC, Paris (2014).