Guy Overfelt (American, b. 1977) is a nonconformist who is known for
his reinvestment in tradition art historical genres with a confluence
of popular culture and an abundance of visually compelling and
surprising and unexpected forms. Overfelt ceaselessly explores the
intersection of allegory and everyday life.

Guy Overfelt was educated at the Maryland Institute College of Art
(BFA) and went on to receive his graduate degree from the San
Francisco Art Institute (MFA). Overfelt’s work has been exhibited at
Ever Gold Gallery, Jack Hanley Gallery, White Columns, New York City,
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, Oakland Museum of California;
Guangzhou Triennial, China; St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada;
The Havana Biennial, Cuba; And is included in the Berkeley Art Museum
Collection and the JPMorgan Chase Collection. Overfelt has been the
recipient of the Eureka Fellowship from The Fleishhacker Foundation
(2014-15), a finalist for the SFMOMA SECA Award (2012 & 1998),
Creative Capital (2005), Whitney Biennial (2002), and a recipient of an
Artadia Award (2001). His work was featured in the documentary film
Burning Rubber that aired on Bravo. Overfelt has been reviewed and
featured in numerous publications, including New York Times, The New
Yorker, Index Magazine, Paper Magazine, Time Out Kobe Japan,
Time Out New York, The San Francisco Chronicle, Art Net, Art Papers,
and Surface Magazine. In 2015-17 Overfelt will be included in a traveling
museum exhibition “BLOW UP: Inflatable Contemporary Art”.