Alyssa Fanning was born in 1985 in Teaneck, NJ. A graduate of Pratt Institute (BFA) and Montclair State University (MFA), Fanning has exhibited at AC Institute, New York, NY; Platform x David Zwirner, New York, NY; the Glass House, New Canaan, CT; Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, and Teckningsmuseet, Laholm, Sweden, among others. Recent solo exhibitions by the artist include A Thousand Moons and Suns at Platform Project Space, Brooklyn, NY and Alyssa Fanning: Drawings at Carlton Hobbs, New York, NY. She has been published in Battery Journal, BOMB Magazine, Hyperallergic, Two Coats of Paint and most recently Forever Magazine. Her curatorial projects include exhibitions at ABC No Rio, New York, NY; Eagle Studio, Brooklyn, NY; and Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY. Fanning teaches drawing and design at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ and Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. In 2022 Fanning received the Distinguished Teaching Faculty Award at Stevens Institute of Technology. Fanning is represented by Good Naked Gallery, New York, NY.