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Born in San Diego, California
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York 

Education and Residencies
2022 Artist-in-Residence, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York (Forthcoming)
2018 MS, Pacific College of Health and Science, New York City

Visiting Artist Lecturer
2020 Jordan Casteel Advanced Painting, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Selected Exhibitions
2023 Hoop Dreams, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York
2022 It Goes To Show, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2021 The Artsy Vanguard (presented by MNTN and curated by Erin Gilbert), Mana Contemporary, Miami, Florida
2021 To Give and Take, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2021 Let Freedom Ring, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York
2020 This Place Looks Different, Medium Tings, Brooklyn, New York   

Lee, Shannon, “The Artsy Vanguard 2021: Alvin Armstrong,” ARTSY Editorial, December 1, 2021.
Bannister, Laura, “8 Contemporary Artists Taking Fresh Approaches to Sports,” ARTSY Editorial, July 19, 2021.
Hollis, Phyllis, “Ep.69- A Conversation with Alvin Armstrong,” CEREBRAL WOMEN ART TALKS PODCAST, June 9, 2021.
Pacione, Gianmarco, “‘To Give and Take’, The Art of Alvin Armstrong,” ATHLETA MAGAZINE, May 31, 2021.
Taylor, Michael, “Alvin Armstrong’s Black Bodies in Motion,” HYPERALLERGIC, May 29, 2021.
Boone, Keyaira, “’A Guide to Art in New York During Frieze Week,” ESSENCE MAGAZINE, May 12, 2021.
“13 Must-See Art Exhibitions You Can Visit This Summer,” SOHOHOUSE, May 5, 2021.
“Interview: Painter Alvin Armstrong Questions Society’s Expectations of Black Bodies,” SOMETHING CURATED, April 16, 2021.
“Preview: Alvin Armstrong ‘To Give and Take,’” JUXTAPOZ, April 9, 2021.
Rodney, Seph, “Celebrating King the Activist (Not Just the Dreamer) in Art,” NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 2021, Section C, page 5.
“Let Freedom Ring Art Installation Explores the Impact of Dr. King’s Legacy,” BK READER, January 12, 2021.
Officer-Narvasa, Amber, “Alvin Armstrong: This Feels Different,” BROOKLYN RAIL, October 2020.
Lyon, Rachel, EPIPHANY MAGAZINE, Fall/Winter 2020.

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