Jacob Kassay was born in Buffalo, New York in 1984 and earned his BFA at The State University of Buffalo in 2005. He lives and works in New York, and is represented in the United States by Eleven Rivington, and in Europe by Paris gallery Art:Concept. Recent exhibitions include the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; L&M Arts, Los Angeles; Art:Concept, Paris, France; Sorry We’re Closed Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; The Indiscipline of Painting: International Abstraction from the 1960s to Now, Tate St. Ives., St. Ives; 1107 Manhattan Avenue, Spencer Brownstone, New York. Kassay took part in the Prague Biennale in 2011, section curated by Nicola Trezzi, Prague, Czech Republic.