Paul Brainard

Paul Brainard
Born in Pittsburgh, 
PA lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

1993 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh,
PA. BA Studio Art

1995 Carnegie Museum of Art Studio School,
Pittsburgh, PA

1999 Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY. MFA Painting

Solo Exhibitions

2017 "My body is a grave" Second Street Gallery Charlottesville VA October 6 - November 14th

2017 "Swamp Honkey" - Arts & Leisure NYC April 1 - May 07

2016 VOLTA NY solo booth with the Lodge Gallery March 2 - 6 Pier 90 NYC 

2010 “Living Dead” Dvorak Sec Contemporary
Prague Czech Republic September 2 - November 16

1997 Max Fish NYC 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 "Infinite Darkness" co curated by  Aaron Zimmerman and Leonard Reibstein The Lodge Gallery NYC March 15 - April 09
2016 "Paul Brainard /Roasted" The Lodge Gallery NYC Feb 24 - Apr. 3
2015 "Your Bad Self" Arts & Leisure New York  September 12 October 18
2015 "Heathen Fundamentalist; An Ode to Phillip Guston" The Lodge Gallery New York June 3 - 28 
2015  Only 2.5 Hours From GWB, Orphic Gallery, Roxbury, NY. Curated by Pia Dehne July 19 - August 28 
2015 "Locker Room Culture" curated by Glenn LaVertu Grmishaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery Fall River MA March 5- April 3 

part 2 Central Connecticut State University September 10 - Oct 15
2014 "Les Fleurs du Mal" two person show with Ulrike Theusner The Lodge Gallery New York  November 6 - December 14
2014 "Hrönir: Un-Lost Things" curated by Hazel Lee Santino Brooklyn Fire Proof November 14 - 21
2014 "Furia Untamed Orbitals" Phantom Projects Contemporary Marigny le Châtel France Feb 7 - 8 
2014 "Japonism in Contemporary Art" Nippon Club NYC February 6 - March 6

2014 "Shrink It -  Pink It" Cathouse FUNeral Brooklyn NY Jan. 18 - Feb 23 

2013 "Totally Gay for Sports" The Lodge Gallery New York December 13th - Jan 12

2013 "Extravaganza"  Phantom Projects Contemporary Paris France  November 16th -  January 31st 2014 
2013 "Hello Nasty" curated by Chris Bors Chris Bors, Paul Brainard, Dawn Frasch, Aaron Johnson, Hein Koh, Tom Sanford, Aaron Zimmerman July 11, – August 9
2013 "Die Wunderkammer; Objects of Virtue" The Lodge Gallery NY, NY March 20 -May 1rst
2013 "100 Little Deaths" Curated by Tom Sanford BravinLee Programs 12/31/12 - 2/03/13
2012 "The Space Between" The National Arts Club NY, NY Dec 5 - 13th

2012 'Double Dirty Dozen" Freight and Volume Gallery NY, NY August 16 - September 22
2012 "Paper Band" Jason McCoy Gallery NY, NY July 11th August 24th 
2012 "Untitled No. 1" Randall Scott Projects Washington DC June 23rd July 21
2012 "Beyond the Body" LivAspenArt June 5th - July  17th  Aspen, Colorado
2012 "America Eats Youth" curated by Noah Becker Untitled Art Projects Los Angeles CA April 28- June 5
2012"MIE :A portrait by 35 artists" Freight and Volume Gallery Jan 25th Feb 25th NYC

2011 "Die Like You Really Mean It" Allegra LaViola Gallery NYC Oct 26 Dec 3

2011 "Town and Country" curated by Jason Voegele June 28 - 30 320 Studios NYC

2011 "ArtBanka: Museum of Young Art" Black and White cocktail curated by Vlado Beskid
Prague Czech Republic Jun - Oct

2011 "Pornucopia" Allegra LaViola Gallery New York , New York February 4 - March 11

2011 "Nothing to Say" Jan 3 - Feb 5 Guerrero Gallery San Francisco California

2010 "American Garbage" Beta spaces at The Loom Bushwick Brooklyn November 14 - 19

2010” The Big Picture “ curated by Ryan Schneider and Tom Sanford Priska Juschka Fine Art NY, NY July 8 – August 7

2010 "Trouble with Love" Dvorak Sec Contemporary Prague Czech Republic June 24 - September 2

2010 Group Show Curated by Eddie Martinez Guerrero Gallery San Francisco California August 14 – September 4th 

2009 “A Taste of Young New York” Dvorak Sec Contemporary Prague Czech Republic Oct 28 – Jan 12 2010

2009 “Out of Order” curated by Scott Hug Edlin Gallery NY NY Dec 10 – Jan 15

2009 "A Taste of Sugar" Inaugural Show Sugar Bushwick NY September 26 - November 7

2009 “All Suffering Soon to End!” Calicoon Fine Arts Calicoon, NY May 16 – Aug 15

2009 “Town Hall Meeting” curated by Gwendolyn Skaggs Midland Art Center Indianapolis IN May 1 – June 13

2009 “Everybody” curated by Ryan Schneider and James J Williams Envoy Gallery March 6th NY, NY

2008 “Death is not the end” 31 Grand Gallery December 20th NY NY

2008 “The boys are back in town” curated by Wes Lang Romo Gallery Atlanta, GA. Feb 22 – Apr. 5

2008 “The heart is a lonely hunter” 31 Grand Gallery NYC. Jan. 10 Feb 09

2008 “Skin” Paul Brainard/Pia Dehne/Sissel Kardel Autoversion Ltd. NYC. Jan 18 – March 1.

2007 “I Remember Nothing” SHAG Gallery NY.NY November 29 – December 22

2007 LEGION Project # 10 Curated by Lisa Kirk Scope Art Fair NY Feb 22 -26

2007 Explosivo! Art Show “Our Dark Heroes” at Secret Project Robot Brooklyn NY Feb3 March 3

2006 “He Said/She Said” Tastes Like Chicken Art space Brooklyn NY April 28 – May 21

2004 "Fake Plastic Trees" Jeff Bailey Gallery , NY June o3 - July 30

2003 "ATTACK – The Kult 48 Klubhouse
" Deitch Projects Brooklyn, NY - Curated by Scott Hug. November 21-January 2004.

2003 "Today’s Man" John Connelly
Presents NY, NY. Curated by John Connelly. July 19 – September 13th - traveled to Hiromi Yoshii Gallery Tokyo Japan. October - December

2003 "Now Playing :K–48"@ D’Amelio Terras Gallery NY, NY. Curated by Scott Hug. July 1 – August 8 .

2002 "Echo" 31 Grand Gallery - Brooklyn NY September 14 - October 14

2002 "I'm with Nature" Brooklyn Front Gallery - Brooklyn, NY April 12 - May 12

1998 Max Fish 135 Ludlow St. New York

Awards

Graduate Assistantship - in the Drawing Resource Center, Pratt Institute 1996 –1998

Scholarship - Carnegie Museum of Art Studio School 1995 – 1996
Merit Award - for Exceptional Studio Art Performance,University of Pittsburgh 1993