Phoenix S Brown
Phoenix S Brown is an interdisciplinary artist who
highlights dialogues around Black feminism, personal
narrative, and pop culture while critiquing western
ideals of nature, still life, and portraiture.
Brown graduated from the
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2019 with an
art history minor and focus in painting. In 2018,
she was a resident artist at Yale Norfolk School of Art.
Brown has been a finalist for fellowship opportunities
in 2020, including Fellowship.Art and the
Mary L. Nohl Fellowship. Her work is
featured in Artdose Magazine and is selected to
appear in New American Paintings. She will be a
summer Artist-in-Residence at the
Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati in 2021.
She is currently the Abert Family Curatorial Fellow
at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
All views are her own.
Photo by Steph