Phoenix S Brown





b. 1997, Cincinnati, OH
Lives and works in Milwaukee, WI


Education


2019    Bachelor of Fine Arts,
        art history minor, Milwaukee
        Institute of Art & Design,
        Milwaukee, WI



Selected Solo // Two-Person Exhibitions


2021    Solo Exhibition, Art is Her,
        Trout Museum of Art,
        Appleton, WI


2018    Two-Person Exhibition,
        Gluon Gallery, Milwaukee, WI



Selected Group Exhibitions

2021     The Shapes of Truths Told,
         Woodland Pattern Book Center,
         Milwaukee, WI


         NAP Gallery, New American
         Paintings, MIDWEST ISSUE
         #149, virtual exhibition 


         63rd Annual Beloit & Vicinity
         Exhibition, Wright Museum    
         of Art, Beloit College,
         Beloit, WI 
     

         Unraveled. Restructured.
         Revealed: Where
         Contemporary Art and
         Diverse Perspectives
         Intersect, Trout Museum of
         Art, Appleton WI


2020     I’ll Make You Sorry, virtual
         exhibition benefit for
         The Butterfly Collective,
         The Green Gallery,
         NADA Miami art fair,
         Miami, FL


         Bridge Work,
         Allen Priebe Gallery,
         University of
         Wisconsin-Oshkosh,
         Oshkosh WI


         40th Annual SECURA Fine
         Arts Exhibition,Trout
         Museum of Art,
         Appleton, WI


         2020 Emerging Artists
         Exhibition, Var Gallery,
         Milwaukee, WI


2019     GHOOST $HOW X,
         The Green Gallery West,
         Milwaukee WI


         Departure & Reflection,
         Var West Gallery,
         Milwaukee, WI


         2019 Juried Senior
         Exhibition, Layton Gallery,
         Milwaukee Institute
         of Art & Design,
         Milwaukee,WI


         Deeper Than My Shadow,
         Senior Thesis Exhibition,
         Milwaukee Institute of
         Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI


         46th Annual Juried Show,
         Union Art Gallery,
         University of
         Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
         Milwaukee, WI


         2nd Midwest Open,
         Woman Made Gallery,
         Chicago, IL


2018     Honeymoon Phase,
         Terrain Exhibitions,
         Yale Norfolk School of Art,
         Norfolk, CT


2017     Crosscurrents,
         Pennsylvania Academy
         of the Fine Arts,
         Philadelphia, PA



Selected Commissions


2021     Private Collector, Wauwatosa, WI

         Private Collector, Brooklyn, NY

         Private Collector, Madison, WI


2020     Private Collector, facilitated by
         Trout Museum of Art
         Appleton, WI


         Private Collector, Milwaukee, 
         WI


         Private Collector, Milwaukee,
         WI


2019     Private Collector, Chicago, IL



Current Works on Loan


2019     Milwaukee Institute of Art &
         Design, Milwaukee, WI


         University Club Tower,
         Milwaukee, WI



Honors // Awards


2021   Grant Recipient, gener8tor Art,
        $15K individual artist grant,
        2021 cohort
        

2020    Grant Finalist, Mary L. Nohl 
        Fellowship, emerging artist 
        category

        Grant Finalist, Fellowship.art


        Abert Family Curatorial Fellowship,
        Milwaukee Art Museum


2019    Bridge Work 05, Plum Blossom
        Initiative, professional
        development program,
        Milwaukee, WI


2018    Ellen Battell Stoeckel
        Fellowship, Yale University



Residencies


2021     Artist-in-Residence, 
         Lynden Sculpture Garden, 
         Brown Deer/Milwaukee, WI


         Artist-in-Residence,
         Contemporary Arts Center,
         Cincinnati, OH, virtual


2018     Artist-in-Residence,
         Yale Norfolk School of Art,
         Yale University, Norfolk, CT



Talks // Podcasts


2021      Making Today Series, in 
          conversation with creative
          writer Jacqeline Kolosov,
          Texas Tech Univeristy - 
          School of Art, Lubbock, TX,
          inaugural virtual event
         

          In conversation with
          Dr. Rina Kundu Little, Lynden
          Innovative Educators
          Institute: Uprooted,
          Lynden Sculpture Garden,
          Brown Deer, WI,
          virtual event


2020      Panel discussion, I’ll Make
         You 
Sorry: The Importance
         of Protest, 
NADA Miami 2020,
          Miami, FL, virtual event


           Artist talk, Artdose Talks
         with 
Phoenix Brown,
          organized by Artdose
          Magazine,
virtual 


          Podcast, Artists We Know,
          Episode #22


2019      Visiting Artist Lecture,
          Milwaukee
          Institute of Art & Design,
          Milwaukee, WI


         Artist Presentation,
         University of Wisconsin-
         Milwaukee,
         Milwaukee, WI


         Artist Presentation, Union
         Gallery,University of
         Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
         Milwaukee, WI


         Podcast, PG & Friends,
         Episode #5



Publications

(Post-It) Notes on Duality”, The Hand-Off series, Bunker Projects. May 2021. Web



Selected Bibliography


Fox Cities Magazine Sept. 2020. Print. Front Cover


Fransisco Salas, . “Reinvention, Revolution: An Experiment in the Museum of the Future is Taking Shape in Appleton, Wisconsin”. New City Art. April 2021. Web


Higgins, Jim. “2020 Nohl Fellowship winners include artists Nirmal Raja, Ck Ledesma”. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Web


Juarez, Frank. "Phoenix Brown." Artdose Magazine July 2020: 4. Print. Front Cover


McNulty, Ty. "UWM Art Show: Common Themes Were on Display." Media Milwaukee. 28 Apr. 2019. Web.


Murphy, Brendan. "Visual Art: Riverwest Gallery Sees the Future." Urban Milwaukee. 5 July 2019. Web.


New American Paintings No. 149 Midwest. 2020. Print. Forthcoming