Los Angeles, CA
Mark Bradford was born in 1961 in Los Angeles, CA, where he lives and works. In 1997, Bradford graduated with a BFA and MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA. Bradford is a recipient of the 2014 National Medal of the Arts. Other major awards include The MacArthur Fellowship (2009) and the Bucksbaum Award, granted by the Whitney Museum of American Art (2006). Bradford has shown extensively in international and national exhibitions.