THOMAS ALBRECHT'S performance art projects explore ritual and language in public spaces, galleries, and museums, prodding cultural beliefs and individual doubts. He has performed and exhibited work throughout the United States and internationally.
He has lectured on topics ranging from teaching pedagogy, ritual and performance, and contemporary visual practices. He served as the Menil Scholar at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, was selected as a Faculty Fellow for the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, and was the 2017-18 Georgette and Richard Koopman Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts at the Hartford Art School.
He received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale University, and his MFA from the University of Washington. He serves as Assistant Dean in the School of Fine and Performing Arts, and an Associate Professor in the Art Department, at the State University of New York at New Paltz.