Charles Sommer

Brooklyn, NY






2016 MFA Studio Art, CUNY Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2012 BFA Studio Art, Drawing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Selected Exhibitions




Hysterical Body, No Place Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

Layers of Artifice, Robert Bar, Brooklyn, NY

Untitled 1, John Doe Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Rover, Starr Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Yonkers Art Weekend, Curated by Ruff Studios, 86 Main St, Yonkers, NY

 Mediating Illusion: Landscape, curated by Jessica Cone, Albany Public Library, Albany, NY


Beauty Palace, Beauty Palace, Brooklyn, NY

Experimental Film and Video Exhibition, CICA Museum, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, curated by Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori, Moynihan Station, New York, NY

Objects and Atmosphere, Hewn Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (SOLO)


When You Got it ,You Got it, Gallery House, Brooklyn, NY

2nd Year MFA Showcase, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Lineal Investigations, Loft Artists Association, Stamford, CT

Big Small Works, curated by Aisha Tadwiwe Bell, Thomas Hunter Projects, NY, NY

May Poll, Friday Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Grand Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Brooklyn College 1st Year MFA Showcase, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Small Works, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Atmosphere, Frolic Exchange, Seminole Heights, FL

Portal, Epoxy Space, Tampa, FL

Infectious, curated by Chad Mize, Blue Lucy, St Petersburg, FL


Dia De Los Muertos, Cafe Hey, Tampa, FL

Pride, Graphico Gallery, St Petersburg, FL


The Vault, University of South Florida BFA Exhibition, Exchange National Bank, Tampa, FL

Crash and Burn, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2011 Environmental Assault, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

Drawing Recourse, Gallery 102, Tampa, FL

35th Annual Student Art Exhibition, Juror Ryan Berg, Gallery 102, Tampa, FL


Bacchanalia III, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

Intermittent Dreams, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, FL



2016 Cerf Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Spring 2016 Tuition Waver, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Morris Dorsky Memorial Art Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Norma Roth Award, 35th Annual Student Art Exhibition, Juror Ryan Burg, Tampa, FL

University of South Florida School and Art and Art History Undergraduate Scholarship

2008 Bright Futures Gold Medallion Recipient (2008-12), Tampa, FL




2016 Neon and Narrative: Bushwick Open Studios 2016,

Debbi Keynote, Two Coats of Paint. 

M.F.A. Art Students Display Dazzling ‘Thru-Line’ at New York’s Moynihan Station

Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint

Raul Garcia, Sculpting in Movement: Charles Sommer and the Grid, NJCU First Class.

2015 Drawing Currents, Contemporary Drawing, Artist Feature

Charles Sommer: Art With an Otherworldly Appeal, Interview.

2014 Corner Magazine, Artist Feature,

Artist Spotlight: Charles Sommer, Frolic Exchange,