Phoenix S Brown

Phoenix S Brown (b. Cincinnati, Ohio) is an interdisciplinary artist who highlights dialogues around Black feminism, personal narrative, and current events while critiquing western ideals of still life, landscape, and portraiture.

In 2019, she graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design with a BFA and art history minor. She was a resident artist at Yale Norfolk School of Art in 2018 and a participant in Plum Blossom Initiative’s 2019 Bridgework artist development program. She was a finalist for Fellowship.Art's artist accelerator grant, alongside receiving the Abert Family curatorial fellowship at the Milwaukee Art Museum, 2020. 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 living and working in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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