David Brooks (born 1975, Brazil, Indiana) is a New York-based artist. He has exhibited at the Dallas Contemporary (2010); Tang Museum, NY (2014); Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (2011); Sculpture Center, NYC (2010); Miami Art Museum (2011); The Visual Arts Center, Austin (2014); Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg (2014); the Goethe-Institut, NYC (2014); Nevada Museum of Art (2014); and MoMA/PS1 (2010-11). In 2011-12 Brooks opened Desert Rooftops in Times Square, a 5000 sq. ft. urban earthwork commissioned by Art Production Fund. Other major commissions include Cass Sculpture Foundation, UK (2012); Storm King Art Center, NY (2013); deCordova Museum, MA (2014), and the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT, currently on view through February 5th, 2017. In 2010 he received a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts; and in 2012 and 2015 he received research grants to the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Ireng River basin in Guyana from the Coypu Foundation. Brooks attended the Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; and earned his BFA from the Cooper Union; and MFA from Columbia University. He is currently on the faculty of the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore.