Byron Keith Byrd is an artist, painter, and author whose work is situated in the tradition and lineage of abstract expressionism. His work is intuitive, direct, and expresses a deep painterly relationship with the canvas. His practice also includes drawing, sculpture, printmaking, and installation work. Byron holds a BA in Fine Art from the University of West Georgia.
The work of Byron Keith Byrd has been in shows such as The Boca Raton Museum of Art, Wynwood Exhibition Center in Miami, and various venues in New York City including the prestigious Vorpal Gallery and most recently Novo Gallery in the Bowery. He has been featured in 212 Magazine, Mens Style, Miami New Times and multiple newpapers across the country. Byron has also appeared on numerious television segments including The Today Show.
His art is held in the permanent collection of the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, TN as well as prestigious private collections internationally. Mr. Byrd is also a published author of several books through Rizzoli International Publications and has lectured for the National Arts Club in Manhattan.
Byron currently divides his time between Miami Beach and New York City.