Philadelphia, PA

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Emily Brown

Woods, morning
2015
ink on paper
52 3/4 x 36 3/4 inches

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EMILY BROWN

b. Philadelphia, PA 1943
Lives and works in Philadelphia

Education

1966
University of PA Graduate School of Fine Arts, BFA
1964-66
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1962-64
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1960-62
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
Brown & Brown, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2015
Emily Brown: Forest/ trees, Hicks Art Center, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
2014
Inland, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME
Emily Brown, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
2013
Emily Brown, Star Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
2011
_in and out of the studio: Drawings by Emily Brown
, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Emily Brown: Drawings and Re-Collections, Waterfall Arts, Belfast Maine
Sedgewick Theater, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Emily Brown: Works on Paper, Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery, Unity College, Unity, Maine
Paper Holds Water: Emily Brown, Isalos Fine Art, Stonington, Me
2008
Surfaces and Reflections, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Emily Brown: Ink Drawings and Etchings, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
2006
Aucocisco, Portland, ME
Kate Ganz USA Ltd, New York, N.Y
2005
Emily Brown: The Evolving Landscape, The James A. Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA
2003
Brush Drawings and Collages, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Searsmont Town Library, Searsmont, ME
Isalos Fine Art, Stonington, ME
2002
Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA
2001
List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
2000
Recent Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, M E Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
1999
Kate Ganz USA Ltd, New York, N.Y.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
1997
F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Maine Coast Artists, Camden/Rockport, Maine
1995
F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1994
F.A.N. Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1993
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
1991
The Nesbitt Design Arts Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
1986
Schmidt Bingham Gallery, New York, NY
1982
Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1980
Eric Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Bye Bye Old City: The Last Picture Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Artists in the Garden: PAFA at Morris Arboretum, Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA
2014
CMCA Biennial Exhibition, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME
14th Annual Inliquid Benefit Auction, Gallery Joe Booth, Icebox Project Space, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2013
Hawk and Handsaw: We Know the Difference, Curated by Suzette McAvoy and Ben Potter, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine
2012
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making their World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Annual Juried Exhibition, (Award) Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Transformations, Curated by Anne Minich, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA
Multiple Encounters 2, Vijay Kumar and Nicholas Hill, Curators, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Tree Hugger, Kenise Bames Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2011
Drawing in the Line #8, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
Four in Maine: Drawings, Farnesworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
Hudson River Contemporary: Works on Paper, Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, NY
We Believe in Everything, Leonard Craig Gallery, Unity College, Unity, ME
Contemporaries: Artists in Residence at LaNapoule Foundation, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
2010
Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits, Robert Cozzolino, Curator, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
A Few of My Favorite Things, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
Prints by Gallery Artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Selections from C.R. Ettinger Studio, 2000-2010, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Very Very Large Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Arbores Venerabiles, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
Across the Border: Aucocisco Galleries and Peter Buckland Gallery, Peter Buckland Gallery, St. Johns, New Brunswick, Canada
An Evolving Legacy, Twenty years of collection at the Michener Art Museum, James A Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
50 Very Small Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Curvilinear, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2007
Warning: Graphic Content! The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
Contours, Elan Gallery, Rockport, ME
INK!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Philagrafika Exhibition, William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia
Viewing MacDowell: Works by Recent MacDowell Colony Artists, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH
2006
A long shadow: the influence of Fairfield Porter, Villa Julie College Gallery, Stevenson, MD
Art(212), 69th Regiment Armory, New York, NY
Maine Printmakers 1980-2005, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Philadelphia Print Collaborative, 33 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
Out of the Blue, Amy Lipton, Curator, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY (Purchase Prize)
Small group, Prints and Drawings, Alcove Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2005
Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Juried by Yvonne Jacquette, John Cheim and Judith Tannenbaum, Portland, ME
Full Circle, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
2004
Prints from the C.R. Ettinger Studio, Hamilton Gallery, University of the Arts, Phila. PA
Drawn to the Present, Jane Dickson and Linda Gottesfeld, Curators, Pace University Gallery, Pleasantville, NY
Mentors and Models, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Biennial Juried Exhibition, Sam Cady, Sharon Corwin and Waqas Wajahat, Jurors, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Residents’ work, Alfred Klots Foundation, Rocheforte-en-Terre, Brittany, France, administered by the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Philadelphia on the Rocks, Susan Lerner and David Baker, Curators, Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME
The Vernacular in Art, Susan Daly, Curator, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 2004, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
New Prints, Barry Walker, Curator, IPCNY, New York, NY
Baltimore Fair for Contemporary Prints and New Editions, Gallery Joe, Baltimore Museum of Art, MD
Philadelphia Invitational Portfolios 2001-2003, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
2003
Searsmont Public Library, Searsmont, ME
Isalos Fine Art, Stongingon, ME
Drawings, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME
Hot Off the Press: Collaborative Ventures in Printmaking, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA
Senior Artists Initiative, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2002
The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA (Leeway Award recipients 2002)
Summer Drawing Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Gallery Joe, Art Chicago 2002 at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Gallery Joe, San Francisco International Art Exposition SF4, San Francisco, CA
2001
Taking Stock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Recent Works by Gallery Artists and Friends, Kate Ganz USA, Ltd, New York, NY
2000
Gallery Joe, San Francisco International Art Exposition SF3, San Francisco, CA
Treasure Island, Late 20th century works by eight Philadelphia artists, curated by Richard Torchia, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999
A Grove of Trees, Eglin Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Summer invitational, Maine Coast Artists, Camden/Rockport, ME
1998
In Her Voice: Self-portraits by Women, Helen Mirkil, Curator, Philip & Muriel Berman Museum, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
1997
Changing the Rules of the Game, Kocot & Hatton,Curators, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Drawings, Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, ME
An Extended View: Landscape paintings by Philadelphia Artists, curated by Lisa Panzera, Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1995
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME
1993
Five Artists, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Summer Invitational, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1991
Twentieth Century Paintings from the Permanent Collection, Morris Gallery, PA Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
1990
The Small Painting, (prize); Sidney Goodman, Juror, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
1985-86
Philadelphia Urbanscape-Portraits of the City, Mark Rosenthal, Juror, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
1985
Contemporary American Still Life, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
1984
Selections: Five Philadelphia Artists, Elsa W. Longhauser, Curator, Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1983
The Wallpack Valley: Contemporary Views of the Region, Walpack, NJ
Contemporary Realists, David Findlay, Jr., New York, NY
1981
Really Real, Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Paintings on Canvas, Paper, and Mushrooms by Rudy Burckhardt and Guest Artists, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY
1980
Paintings 1980, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
Small Wonders, Eric Makler Gallery, Philadelphia

Awards and Residencies

2012
Harrison Morris Prize for Watercolor, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
New Works Residency, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2009
LaNapoule Foundation residency, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
2007
Visual Arts Grant, The Independence Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
2006
Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
2005
Pew Fellowship GAP Grant
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts SOS Grants (2)
2004
Residency, Alford & Trafford Klots Residency Program in Rocheforte-en-Terre, France; Administered by Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD (postponed for health reasons)
2003
Rutgers University, Print Award, Second Annual Philadelphia Print Collaborative Print Portfolio
Milton and Sally Avery Fellow, Macdowell Artists' Colony, Peterborough, NH
Semi-Finalist (current), Public Art Competition, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Panelist, "Literature that speaks to the visual," Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA
2002
The Leeway Foundation Grant for Excellence, works on paper
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA, semi-finalist Public Art Commission
Nominee, Joan Mitchell Award for Painting
Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Subject, Senior Artists Initiative, Anne Kaplan, Directot, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
Senior Artists Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
2000
Pew Fellowships in the Arts, Fellowship Recipient, painting
1999
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, Resident Fellow, full fellowship
1982
Artists for Environment Foundation, Walpack, NJ, Artist in Residence and Instructor

Bibliography

2014
Verzosa, Andres Azucena, "CMCA Biennial Brings Emerging Artists to the Fore," Art New England, November/December
Konau, Britta, "art current: Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2014 Biennial," The Free Press, October 23
Kany, Daniel, "Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2014 Biennial a gritty, refreshing show; Curated biennial offers up strong mix of artists with ties to Maine," Portland Press Herald, October 5
Maine Art Now: A Preview of the 2014 CMCA Biennial," Maine Home + Design, September
"Maine Artists Take Center Stage: CMCA's 2014 Biennial Exhibition," Penobscot Bay Beacon, fall
2012
Arthurs, Maegan, "Transformations – Works on Paper at Episcopal Cathedral," The Artblog, September 29
2011
John Thornton, (filmmaker), "Emily Brown: Exception to the Rule," YouTube video, December
Edith Newhall, "What She Loves," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, November 13
Daniel Kany, "June Fitzpatrick Knows Where to Draw the Line," Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, MW, October 14
Brendan S. Carroll, "A Dew Rounds in Philadelphia's Hard-Knuckle Art Scene," Hyperallergic, November 15
Little, Carl, “Where to Draw the Line,” Art New England, May/June
2010
“PAFA Received Unprecedented Gift,” ArtDaily Newsletter, December 14, 2010
Rosenberg, Amy S., “Narcissus in the age of navel-gazing”, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 10, 2010
Newhall, Edith, “Know their Lines,” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 2010
Cozzolino, Robert, Editor, Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, exhibition catalogue
Fabbri, Anne R., “Pennsylvania Academy’s ‘Narcissus in the Studio’”, Broad Street Review, October 26, 2010
2008
Hawk and handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability, Vol. 1, Unity College, Unity, ME
New American Painting, Mid-Atlantic issue, May 2008 Rice, Robin, “Adventures in 2D,” Philadelphia City Paper, February 7, 2008.
Newhall, Edith, “Water, hypnotic and sublime,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 2008.
2007
Newhall, Edith. "Drawings that dot the 'I" in ink," The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 20, 2007
2005
Portland Biennial Catalog, Portland, Maine
New American Paintings, 2005, Northeast edition
Sozanski, Edward, “A. Phila. Painter and her evolving vision," The Philadelphia, Inquirer, July 8, 2005.
Brock, Jess. "Artistic Evolution from the Heavenly to the Rotten," Art Matters, June 27, 2005.
2004
Donohoe, Victoria, "Distinctive Touches Add to Group Show", The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 11, 2004
2003
Hagen, Susan, "Emily Brown: Brush Drawings and Collages", Philadelphia City Paper, December 11, 2003
Hagen, Susan,"Partners in Art", Philadelphia City Paper, April 3, 2003
2000
Fallon, Roberta, "Fluid Grace", Philadelphia Weekly, November 8, 2000
Lincoln, Nan, "Stone, water and light at the Blum", Ellsworth Weekly, October 26, 2000
Henry, Gerritt, "Emily Brown", Art in America, March 2000
Fallon, Roberta, "Hidden Treasures", Philadelphia Weekly, January 20, 2000
Sozanski, Edward J. , "Exhibit plucks treasures from a timeless place", Philadelphia Inquirer, January 15, 2000
Rice, Robin, "Golden Boy; Richard Torchia maps the way to Buried Treasure at Locks Gallery", Philadelphia City Paper, January 10, 2000
1999
Donohoe, Victoria, "Emily Brown", The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 30, 1999
Sozanski, Edward J., "Viewing Women Artists Looking at Themselves", Philadelphia Inquirer, January 1, 1999
1998
Donohoe, Victoria, "Ursinus Show gives the Sense of Image Recycling", Philadelphia Inquirer, December 20, 1998
Csaszar, Tom, " Emily Brown", The New Art Examiner, Chicago, Illinois, July, 1997
1997
Sozanski, Edward J., "Surveying the Local Scene for Landscape Painters", Philadelphia Inquirer, July 4, 1997
1996
Smith, Dinitia, "A Master of the Graceful Sidestep: At Home with Anne d'Harnoncourt", The New York Times, May 30, 1996
1994
Sozanski, Edward J., Philadelphia Inquirer, February 18, 1994
1993
Mangravite, Andrew, 'From Sea to Shining Sea Redux," The Welcomat, July 21, 1993
Sozanski, Edward J., " Museum Uses its Collection as a Lure," Philadelphia Inquirer, July 25, 1993
1991
Reed, Brenda, Art Matters, February 1991
Sozanski, Edward J., "Emily Brown", Philadelphia Inquirer, January 17, 1991
1986
Wolff, Theodore F., "An Emerging Artist in a Dialogue with Nature," The Christian Science Monitor, January 6, 1986
Sachs, Sid, "Emily Brown," ARTS Magazine, January 1986
1984
Henry, Gerritt, "Emily Brown" ARTS Magazine, September 1984
1983
Zimmer, William, The New York Times, August 14, 1983
The Vineyard Gazette, Edgartown, MA, July 20, 1983
Sachs, Sid, "Emily Brown," The New Art Examiner, Chicago, March 1983
1982
Sozanski, Edward J., "In Love with the Landscape," Philadelphia Inquirer, November, 1982
1980
Katz, Jonathan, The Bulletin, Philadelphia, March 16, 1980

Publications

Takaaki Matsumoto, designer, 2011 Acadia Summer Arts Program Newsletter, Edition of 500, Bar Harbor, ME, 2012
Alex Kaneysky, 71st Annual Juried Exhibition, (catalog), Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Four in Maine: Drawings, (online catalog) Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME, 2011
James McIlhenney and Katherine E. Manthome, Hudson River Contemporaries, (catalog) Boscobel House and Gardens, 2011
Hawk and handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability, Vol. 1, Unity College, Unity, ME (5 images reproduced) 2008
"Quotable women", Running Press, Philadelphia, Pa 2004
literal latte, Volume 9, Issue 4, July-August 2003
Little, Carl, The Art of Maine in Winter, Down East Press, ME. (photo)
Judith E. Stein, "Collecting the Art of the Times," Searching out the Best, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1988

Public, Institutional and Corporate Collections

Alliance Bernstein, Tokyo, Japan
Blank Rome, Philadelphia
Aronson+Johnson+Ortiz
Dechert LLP, Philadelphia
Bryn Mawr College Library, Bryn Mawr, PA
CIGNA Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
Prints and Pictures Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Greitzer and Locks, Philadelphia, PA
Jefferson Bank, Philadelphia, PA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Price Waterhouse
Readers Digest Corporation
Rutgers Center for Innovative Prints and Paper
US Embassy, Kazakhstan
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Further Activity

Panelist, Philadelphia Artists on Vincent van Gogh, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Speaker, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, ME
A Celebration of Trees, Invitational residency & exhibition, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, 2011
Master lecturer, University of the Arts Foundation Program, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2011
Drawing Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME (summer 2009)
Adjunct Faculty, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Phila, PA 1999 - Present
Guest lecturer in conjunction with the exhibition, "American Sublime," Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
Visiting Lecturer, Critic and Juror, Community College of Philadelphia, PA
Critic and Lecturer, Graduate Program, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Faculty, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences, 1998
The Drawing Center’s Viewing Program