Aaron Gilbert, b 1979, is an American painter whose work depicts symbolic and psychological narratives. He has been awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Letters as the 2010 ”Young American Painter of Distinction.” Gilbert has exhibited paintings at Deitch Projects in New York, Marc Selwyn Fine Arts in LA as well as galleries in Berlin, Providence, and Barcelona. His work is currently in the permanent collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Residencies include 2013 Fountainhead Residency, 2012 Yaddo, 2008 LMCC Workspace Residency as well as a 2008 Affiliate Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome. Aaron holds an MFA in painting from Yale, and a BFA in painting from RISD.