Phoenix S Brown

august 2021

Group Exhibition: Shapes of Truths
, is open for in-person and
online viewing at
Woodland Pattern Book Center.

Opening reception:

September 11, 2021 5-7pm
720 E. Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

Artist will be present

[view online]

july 2021

Group Exhibition: The painting,
Disruption (2019)(above), was
selected for inclusion in
New American Painting’s 
inguagural virtual exhibition
space, NAP Gallery.

MIDWEST ISSUE #149 viewing room
is live, and Disruption is available
for aquisition through the
[viewing room]

june 2021

Award: Selected to receive a
$15,000 grant and to particpate in
the 2021 gener8tor Art program
alongside artists Hope Wang,
Jessica Harvey, LaNia Sproles

gener8tor Art is a free, 12-week
accelerator designed specifically
for visual artists to achieve
greater visibility and success by
providing the support and mentorship
needed to navigate the art industry.

Of the top accelerator programs
in the country, Milwaukee-based
gener8tor is the only one to offer
grants and programming for artists

[press release]

may 2021

Writing: First published writing,
(Post-It) Notes on Duality is
available for reading under Bunker
Project’s Bunker Review

From Bunker Review:

“For out latest addition to
The Hand-Off series,
Phoenix S Brown shares
(Post-It) Notes on Duality
, an
introspective journal entry
presented in an experimental
format. In the piece, Brown
unpacks her newfound identity as a
"multidimensional" musical and
visual artist, dissecting the origins
of her musical practice and
questioning the development
of her tastes.”

[continue reading here]

april 2021

Invited to participate in the inaugural
Making Today Series, in conversation
and workshop development with
creative writer Jacqueline Kolosov,
Texas Tech University -
School of Art,
April 16, 23 & 30, 2021

By learning in and though the
Making Today Series, the TTU arts
community will organically and
dynamically cultivate a space to
challenge traditional ways of
knowing, to render different
histories tangible, and to meet
and exchange multiple and contested

Organized by Dr. Rina Kundu Little,
Ph.d & Lesley A. Wolff, Ph.d
[view past event information]

march 2021

Member Art Break Presentation on American
Memory Commeration, Nostalgia,
at the Milwaukee Art Musuem on
February 19, 2021, in conjunction with the
Abert Family Curatorial Fellowship (above)

Solo exhibition: 
Trout Museum of Art,
in conjunction with Art is Her,
opens March 1, 2021
through April 30, 2021.
[press release]

february 2021

Group exhibition:
Unraveled. Restructured. RevealedWhere
Contemporary Art and Diverse Perspectives Intersect, 
February 19, 2021 through May 23, 2021
at the Trout Museum of Art
[press release]

december 2020

Honor: Selected as a finalist in the
2020 Mary L. Nohl fellowship cycle
in the emerging artist category,
Milwaukee, WI
[press release]

“I’ll Make You Sorry: The Importance of Protest”
panel discussion at NADA Miami 2020 with artists
Nicolette Sloan and Oscar Chavez, in
conversation with artist-activist and curator,
LaNia Sproles (above)

Group exhibition: I’ll Make You Sorry,
hosted by the Green Gallery and to benefit
The Butterfly Collective,
opens December 1st through the 31st, 2020;
benefit was featured as part of the
Green Gallery’s presentation at
NADA Miami’s 2020 online platform
(December 1-5, 2020). 
[press release] [view exhibition]

november 2020

Artists’ discussion of work in video above
(Phoenix Brown begins at 04:15-08:48)

Group exhibition: Bridge Work, is open at
Allen Priebe Gallery at the
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in
Oshkosh, WI until December 3, 2020.
[virtual tour

september 2020

In Print: Fox Cities Magazine (above),
September 2020, front cover artist 
[view online]

august 2020

Residency: Awarded Artist Residency at
the Contemporary Arts Center in
Cincinnati, OH, slated for summer 2021
[instagram press release] 

july 2020

Artdose Talks with Phoenix Brown,
Organized by Artdose Magazine

In Print: Selected to appear in Artdose Magazine,
Issue No. 29

june 2020

Honor: Selected as a finalist for the
2020 grant cohort,
Milwaukee, WI

may 2020

In Print: Selected to appear in
New American Paintings, No. 149,
Midwest Issue
[purchase here]

january 2020

Group Exhibition: 40th Annual SECURA Fine Arts Exhibition,
Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI -
extended until August 2, 2020

Award, Curatorial: Awarded Abert Family Curatorial Fellowship
by the Milwaukee Art Museum