Alyssa Klauer is a painter based in Brooklyn, New York. She received her BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017 and her MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2019. Klauer has been awarded the 2021 TOY Foundation Fellowship alongside the 2021-2022 NXTHVN Studio Fellowship. She was also a 2022 MoCA Cleveland Toby’s Prize nominee. Her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Museums in Seattle, Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, 1969 Gallery and Sean Kelly Gallery in New York, among others. She has attended residencies at the La Brea Studio Artist Residency, Palazzo Monti, Vermont Studio Center, Grin City Collective, The Chautauqua Institution, and NYU Steinhardt. Klauer's work has been written about in New American Paintings, Two Coats of Paint, and The New York Times. Her work meditates on “Queer Time,” the idea that Queer individuals often experience a delayed or second adolescence when encountering time-bending experiences such as coming out later in life.