Artist CV

 

Erwin "Skip" Brea

Personal Email: BreaErwin@Gmail.Com

Business Inquiries: BreaSkip@Gmail.Com

 

Education

 

2017                        MFA Candidate, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2017                        Efroymson Arts Fellow, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2016                        BA in Studio Art, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2015                        New York Arts Program, Ohio Wesleyan University, New York, NY

2011                         Media Arts College Now Program, Lehman College, Bronx, NY (Summer)

 

Grants/Awards

2018                       The Dean Collection St(Art) Up Grant, Los Angeles, CA

2018                       Graduate Student Excellence in Visual Arts Award, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2018                       Jim Boone Endowed Art Scholarship, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2017                        Efroymson Artist Assistant DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2016                        Prindle Ethics Award at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                                Jane and David Stone Civic Award at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                                Fritz Smith Art Memorial Award at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                                Student Juried Award, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                                Bonner Scholar at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN (2012-2016)

2015                        Competitive Research Award, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                                Steven Trulaske Endowed International Scholarship, New York, NY

                                          (New York Arts Program)

2012                        Posse DePauw Academic Scholarship, New York, NY

 

Professional Experience

 

2016                        Efroymson Arts Fellow: Teaching assistant to Painter John Berry, Greencastle, IN

2016                        Summer residence manager and teaching assistant: New York Arts Summer Intensive

2015                        Summer faculty research assistant to Sculptor Lori Miles, Greencastle, IN

                                        Exhibition: Pardeiloia

2014                        Research/Artist assistant to Painter Emilie Clarke, New York, NY

2014                        Student Representative for the Arts Advisory Presidential Committee 2014-16

2013                        Putnam County Library Arts Program Coordinator 2013-16

 

Internships

 

2014                        Artist assistant to Animator/Illustrator Chris Doyle, Brooklyn, NY

                                            Public Installation: The Lightening, Wave Hill Gardens, Bronx, NY

2014                        Artist assistant to Photographer/Web Designer Dimitri Falk, New York, NY

 

Exhibition Record (Select Exhibitions)

2018 Reflections of Ghetto Stories, Solo Exhibition

Partnership with New York Arts Program, New York, NY

Partnership with Dare2DreamBX, Bronx, NY

                      A Friend with Friends, Solo Exhibition 

                                        Gadsden Arts Center & Museum, Quincy, FL

                      Portal Four, Group Exhibition

                                         SOUP Experimental, Tallahassee, FL

2017                       Fructify, Group Exhibition

                                         Working Method Contemporary Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

2016                       Posse 20th Year Showcase, Group Exhibition 

                                         Cultural Resource Center, Greencastle, IN

                               SHIMchat, Group Exhibition

                                         ArtHelix Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                               Bagos Art Showcase, Group Exhibition

                                         Bagos Coffee House, Greencastle, IN

                               Philanthropy and Excellence Exhibition, Group Exhibition

                                         Peeler Arts Center, Greencastle, IN

                               Senior Art Exhibition, Group Exhibition.

                                         Peeler Arts Center, Greencastle, IN

                               Water Music Art Show & Exhibition, Juried Group Exhibition.

                                         DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                               Union Building Annual Art Exhibition, Group Exhibition.

                                         DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                               Annual Student Juried Exhibition, Group Exhibition.

                                         Peeler Arts Center, Greencastle, IN

2015                       Thesis Exhibition, Group Exhibition.

                                         New York Arts Program Residency, New York, NY

 

Commissions/Collection

 

2016                       DePauw Permanent Art Collection, Spanish Guitar, medium print (20 x 30)

                                     The Elms DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

                               DePauw Permanent Art Collection, Apartment 1b, large print (41 x 33 in)

                                     Peeler Arts Center DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2015                       Public Art Commission, La Raza, medium-scale painting (20 x 20 in)

                                     The Hubbard Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

 

Presentations

2018 Technology meets Materials and Techniques, Research Presentation

ATL, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Alumni Panel, “Time, Place, and Resilience”, Artist Talk

NYAP, New York, NY

Alumni Panel, “Appropriation, Appreciation, and Homage", Artist Talk

Peeler Arts Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2017                        Efroymson Fellowship Presentation, The Future, Artist Talk,

                                     Peeler Arts Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2016                        Senior Art Thesis Presentation, In-Between: Artist Talk,

                                     Peeler Arts Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2015                        Arts Council Representative Presentation for the Board of Trustees,

                                     Peeler Arts Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

 

Print Media

2018                       Six Magazine, Spring Edition

2017                       A Midwestern Review, Fall Edition

2017                       Susquehanna Review, Spring Edition

2016                       A Midwestern Review, Fall Edition

                               The DePauw, Community Newspaper

                               A Midwestern Review, Spring Edition

2015                       Eyes of The World Magazine, Fall Edition

                               A Midwestern Review, Fall Edition

 

Radio/Television

 

2015                        Hubbard Center Interview, “Skip Brea ’16 and NYAP”

                                     Youtube, 2015