b. 1988 Overland Park, Kansas
raised in Maplewood, New Jersey
lives in Brooklyn, New York
Buzz Slutzky is an artist, writer, and curator whose practice incorporates drawing, sculpture, performance, and video. Their work builds upon trans, queer, and feminist traditions with an often humorous and frank voice. Their writing has included fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and criticism. From 2010-2012, Slutzky was a Curator of the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, and has continued to organize art exhibitions relating to queerness, humor, politics, and history. Slutzky has exhibited, performed, and screened at Los Ojos, Cooper Union, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Boston Center for the Arts, La Mama, MIX, Frameline, Columbia College Chicago, Mindscape Universe (Berlin), among others. Mentions of Slutzky’s work have appeared in Artforum, Vice, Art F City, ArtNews, Observer, Hyperallergic, and The New York Times. Slutzky earned their BA from Sarah Lawrence College in 2010, and their MFA from Parsons the New School for Design in 2015, after which, they were a resident at the Vermont Studio Center. They currently teach a course in video post-production at the College of Staten Island and later this year will be a resident at the NARS Foundation in Brooklyn.