Branden Koch was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BFA from The Cleveland Institute of Art in 2001, and an MFA from Bard College in 2005. His work has been exhibited in NYC at Regina Rex, Soloway Fine Arts, Helper Projects, Pace University, Brennan and Griffin, and Edward Thorp Gallery. National exhibitions include Romer Young Gallery, SF, CA; The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM; High Energy Constructs, LA, CA; SPACES, Cleveland, OH. His work has been reviewed in Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, ArtSlant, The Chicago Sun Times, Artillery Magazine, and featured in Shifter Magazine. He currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and 5-year-old son.