BRAD BROWN

Born in North Carolina in 1964.  Currently lives and works in San Francisco, CA

 

EDUCATION

1987  

BFA Painting and Printmaking   Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 (Upcoming)

Supplier, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2018

Paintings, Space 124, San Francisco, CA

 

2015

Love Gasoline, Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY

16 Paintings, Shibumi Gallery, Berkeley, CA

 

2012    

New and Selected- Paintings and Drawings, Weigand Gallery, Belmont, CA

 

2010

Serials, Todd Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2007    

Piece, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

 

2006   

Getting Used to Using Each Other, Jundt Art Museum, Spokane, WA

Collector, Lemberg Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

2005   

The Wall and the Page, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

By and By, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO

one sixteenth for every quarter and eighth, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

                                                                           

2004    

Landscapes and Mugshots (and 32 Witnesses), Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                                                                               

2002   

The Look Stains, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2001   

The Look Stains, Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2000

A Sucking System, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

 

1999   

New Etchings and a Wall Installation, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

                                                                   

1998   

Blind Fields, SF Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Drawings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Headlands, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

 

1995   

The Liberty of Caged Animals, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

                                                        

1994   

The Look Stains (Fragments and Notations), Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

                                                                         

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

More than 700 Years, SFAI, Fort Mason Campus, San Francisco, CA

Summer Choices, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

 

2017

This Is Not Normal, Fo Kia Nou 24/7, Athens, Greece

 

2016

Plus One, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

 

2014   

Simply Drawn: Gifts from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, Columbus Museum, Georgia

Shark’s Ink: Collaborations, Pattern Shop Studio, Denver, CO

 

2013   

Yes, No, Maybe: Artists Working at Crown Point Press, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  

Ink, Paper, Scissors, Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah

Remix: Selections from the International Collage Center, Katonah Museum of art, Katonah, NY                                                                                                             

                                                                                             

2012   

Happy Birthday, John Cage, Feldman Gallery at PNCA, Portland, OR

 

2011   

One Thing Leads to Another: Seriality in Works on Paper, ICA, San Jose, CA

Absence/Presence, University Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA

Magna Carta, Cain Schulte Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

2008   

Abstract Mash-Up, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

 

2007   

New Directions in American Drawing, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA

New Directions in American Drawing, Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

Printerly Prints, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut 

 

2006   

Fine Art of the Print, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID

 

2005   

Marking Time Mapping Thought, San Francisco Arts Commission, SF, CA

The Fine Art of Prints, Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID

 

2004   

Fine Lines, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA

                            

2003   

In the Making—Contemporary Drawing from a Private Collection, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

                                                                                        

2001   

Current Holdings: Bay Area Drawing, Palo Alto Art Center, CA

Brad Brown, Gay Outlaw, Laurie Reid, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

Kinds of Drawing, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

                                                                  

2000   

The Great Novel Exhibition, Palo Alto Art Center, CA

 

1998   

Continuing in California, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA

 

1997   

New Work: Drawings Today, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA

 

1996   

Interior Lines, Palo Alto Art Center, CA

 

1995   

Obsession (Juror, Gary Garrels), Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

1994   

Selections Fall, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

 

1993    

Drawing First (Juror, Ann Philbin), Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Object, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

Vázquez-Concepción, Ángel Rafael, Interview with Brad Brown, The Cranium Corporation podcast series, July 6

Marioni, Tom, Vision #6, published by Crown Point Press

 

2013  

Judith Brodie and Adam Greenhalgh, Yes, No, Maybe, National Gallery of Art exhibition catalogue

Linda Geary, Studio Visit, published by Edition One Books

 

2012  

Kenneth Baker, “Brown Likes Things Unresolved”, San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 11

Kathan Brown, Know That You Are Lucky, published by Crown Point Press

David M. Roth, “One Thing Leads to Another”, Square Cylinder, January 17

 

2009  

Brian Shure, Magical Secrets About Chine Colle’, published by Crown Point Press

 

2008  

Lea Feinstein, “Abstract Mash-Up”, Artnews, December

 

2005  

Linda Yablonsky, “Brad Brown”, Elle Décor, October

Damien Knoll, “Here’s to the Lookers”, Chicago Journal, November 10

 

2004  

Kenneth Baker, “Arresting Art in State of Fluxus”, San Francisco Chronicle, May 15

 

2002  

Stephanie Cash, “Surviving and Thriving”, Art in America, November

 

2001  

Damien Knoll, “Singular Moments Glimpsed in Chaotic Times”, Chicago Journal, April 12

Maria Porges, “Brad Brown at Susan Cummins”, Art in America, March

 

 

2000  

Kenneth Baker, “Brad Brown”, Artnews, December

Kenneth Baker, “Piecing Together Meaning from Brown’s Fragments”, SF Chronicle, September 16                

 

1998  

Kenneth Baker, “Brad Brown”, Artnews, May

Kenneth Baker, “Exciting Drawings Created by a Roll of the Dice”, SF Chronicle, February 5

                                                                                                           

1997  

Reena Jana, “New Work: Drawings Today”, Flash Art, October

David Bonetti, “’Drawings’: A Portrait of Young Artists”, SF Examiner, January 29

 

1995  

Kenneth Baker, “Brad Brown- The Unfinished Line”, Artnews, March

 

1994  

Kenneth Baker, “Exciting Glimpse of Artist’s Process”, SF Chronicle, January 8

Betty Klausner, “Brad Brown”, Art in America, July

Holland Cotter, “Selections Fall ‘94”, NY Times, September 23

Jamie Brunson, “San Francisco Fax, Brad Brown”, Art Issues, March

Sylvia Ruben, “State of the Art in the Bay Area”, SF Chronicle, January

David Bonetti, “Alternative Production Looks from Floor Up”, SF Examiner

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

MoMA, New York, NY

SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Palace of Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA

Arkansas Museum of Art, Little Rock, AK

Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

Jundt Museum of Art, Spokane, WA

International Collage Center, Milton, PA

Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Art Bank Program, US Department of State, Washington, DC

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

 

 

 

AWARDS

2007  

Workshop Residency- Dieu Donne’ Papermill, NY, NY  

2000  

Artist in Residence- ARCUS PROJECT, Moriya, Japan

1998  

California Arts Council Grant, Sacramento, CA

1999  

Richard C. Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute

1997  

Ruth Chenven Foundation Grant, New York, NY

Artist in Residence- Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

Artist in Residence- Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1996  

Western States Art Federation Grant, Sante Fe, NM