Angel Abreu – he/him/his (American, b.1974. Bronx, NY) is an artist, writer and educator who studied philosophy, art history and comparative literature at the University of Pennsylvania and New York University. Abreu now heads the art collaborative Studio KOS (formerly Tim Rollins and Kids of Survival K.O.S.) that was based in the South Bronx, NY. He originally joined as a 12-year-old in 1986 and has been a steadfast member working on all major works, projects and exhibitions with work represented in over 120 public institutional collections worldwide including Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. In addition to Abreu’s work with Studio K.O.S., he continues his individual painting practice based on a study of literature, music and social practice in his Eastworks studio in Easthampton, MA. Abreu is on faculty in both the BFA Fine Arts and MFA Art Practice departments of the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Abreu is also proud to be the Wallace Wilson Teaching Fellow at his alma mater Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA.