Janine Brown

CV

Solo Exhibitions:
2017
The Wallflower Project; Moorpark College Art Gallery; Moorpark, CA

2016
The Wallflower Project; Gallery 825, West Hollywood, CA

2015
The Wallflower Project; Santa Monica Art Studios/Project Gallery; Santa Monica, CA
 
2012
A Walk in the Woods: Selected Works by Janine Brown; Easton Library; Easton, CT
Variètè: Paintings and Pastels; Laura Barton’s Gallery; Westport, CT

2011
Abstract Intentions; Framemakers; Bridgeport, CT
The Remington Disarmed; Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council; Bridgeport, CT

2005
Gallery Solos Exhibition; Westport Arts Center Westport, CT

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2017
Phenomena; Neutra Institute Gallery and Museum; Los Angeles, CA

2016
Member Exhibition; LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
Electron Salon; LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
Face in the Crowd; Artshare LA, Los Angeles, CA
Material Matters; Hangar Galleries, Santa Monica, CA
Member Exhibitition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Electron Salon; LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
Mix'em Up; Hangar Galleries, Santa Monica, CA
The Exposure Award project; See Me at the Louvre Museum; Paris, FR
Chaos Theory; Orange County Center for Contemporary Art; Santa Ana, CA

2014
It Narratives: The Movement of Objects as Information; Franklin Street Works; Stamford, CT
See Me Times Square Takeover; American Eagle Outfitter's Billboards, New York, NY
LAAA Annual Benefit Auction 2012, Gallery 825; West Hollywood, CA

2013
The Story of the Creative; Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art; New York, NY
In House: Santa Monica Art Studios Resident Artists; Arena 1 Gallery; Santa Monica, CA
The Women; Curated by Nancy Moore; Ridgefield Guild of Arts; Ridgefield, CT

2012
Small Works; Ulla Surland Gallery; Curated by Ulla Surland; Fairfield, CT
Toy Stories; Curated by Helen Klisser During; Westport Arts Center; Westport, CT

2011
Small Works; Ulla Surland Gallery; Curated by Ulla Surland; Fairfield, CT
Trail Mix; Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council; Curated by James Reed; Bridgeport, CT
Bridgeport Prints, Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council, curated by James Reed; Bridgeport, CT
Somewhat Off the Wall, Greater New Haven Arts Council New Haven, CT
Chain Letter, Samson Projects Boston, MA
Behind the Scenes; Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT
Reticulation; three person show; Rockwell Art and Framing Wilton, CT

2009
House Project, Westport Arts Center , curated by Terri C. Smith, Westport, CT

2008
The Artists of American Fabrics, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

2007
111 Art Show, Ulla Surland/Gallery11, Fairfield, CT

2006
Mini Masterpieces, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
Meet the Curators, Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT

2004
Emergency, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT

Selected Juried Exhibitions:
2017
Personal Vacation; Gallery 825; Juror: Chris Davies, CEO Fabrik Media; Los Angeles, CA
FRESH 2017; SBC: SoLA Gallery;  Jurors: Fatemeh Burnes and Peter Frank; Los Angeles, CA

2016
Sweet 16, Coagula Curatorial; Juror: Andi Campognone; Los Angeles, CA
Tell Me A Story, The B-Complex Gallery; Jurors: D. Dominick Lombardi and Anita Arliss; Atlanta, GA
2nd Annual Online Competition and Exhibition; LA Artcore: Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA
Earthly Delights, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA

2015
ADORN; Gallery 825; West Hollywood, CA

2014
How We See Her, Foundry Art Centre, Juror: Janice Nesser-Chu; St. Charles, MO

2012
35th Annual Juried Exhibit; RGOA; Juror: Steven Frank; Ridgefield,CT
Open Juried Exhibition; Bendheim Gallery; Juror: Peter Seltzer; Greenwich, CT
Arts Smackdown; Beechwood Arts; Weston, CT
Ridgefield Guild of Artists Juried Member Show; RGOA; Juror: Kenise Barnes; Ridgefield, CT
SPECTRUM 2012; Carriage Barn Arts Center; Juror: Christopher W. White; New Canaan, CT
32nd Annual Photography Exhibition; Carriage Barn Arts Center; Juror: Joan Fitzsimmons; New Canaan, CT

2011
LOVE:In the Eye of the Beholder; Westport Arts Center; Juror: David Kiehl, Whitney Museum; Westport, CT
Expressions 2011; Rowayton Arts Center; Juror: Anne Marie Stuelpnagel; Rowayton, CT
31st Annual Photo Show, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2010
Spectra 2010; Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT, Juror: Brian Paul Clamp
FARM, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
Flower (re) Power, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT; Juror: Terri C. Smith

2009
In the Mood for Color; Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Expressions; Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT

2008
Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibition; Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT

2007
Abstract and Geometric; Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL; Juror: Julie Karabenick
3rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition; Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT; Juror: Bill Arning
Works on Paper: Green; Bruce S. Kershner Gallery, Fairfield, CT; Juror: Benjamin Ortiz
Spectrum 2007; Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT; Juror: Robert Cottingham

2006
Black, White and Shades of Gray; Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Pastel 100 Annual Juried Exhibiton; Pastel Journal, Honorable Mention; Juror: Rhoda Needlman
Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibit; Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT; Juror: Miggs Burroughs

2005
Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibit; Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT

2004
Pastel 100 Annual Juried Exhibition; Pastel Journal, Honorable Mention; Juror: Frank Federico
27th Annual Juried Exhibition; Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT; Juror: Robert Cottingham

Awards/Publications (go to Press for articles and reviews):
2016
Artslant Prize 2016 Round 3 Showcase Winner, Photography
Artslant Prize 2016 Round 1 Showcase Winner, Photography

2015
Published in the Portraiture Collection; See Me, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Published in the "Art Takes Miami" Book, Artists Wanted/See Me, Brooklyn, NY
2nd Place: Ridgefield Guild of Artists' 35th Annual Juried Exhibition; Ridgefield, CT
1st Place: Pastels; 2012 Open Juried Exhibition; Bendheim Gallery; Greenwich, CT
Honorable Mention; Ridgefield Guild of Artists Juried Member Show; Ridgefield, CT
1st Place; Drawing/Pastels; 2012 Community-Sponsored Awards Show; Rowayton Arts Center; Rowayton, CT

2011
Honorable Mention; Color Photography; Carriage Barn Arts Center; New Canaan, CT
Honorable Mention; Pastels/Drawing; Art Society of Old Greenwich; Cos Cob, CT
1st Place; Pastels; Expressions 2011; Rowayton Arts Center; Rowayton, CT

2010
1st Place; Pastels; Mavis Fenner Memorial Exhibition; Rowayton Arts Center; Rowayton, CT
1st Place; Other Media; Autumn Show; Art Society of Old Greenwich; Cos Cob, CT
1st Place; Mixed Media; Alternate Visions; Rowayton Arts Center; Rowayton, CT
Honorable Mention; Pastels; Drawings, Prints, Pastels & Mixed Media; RAC; Rowayton, CT
Honorable Mention; Pastels; All Media Community Awards Show; RAC; Rowayton, CT
3rd Place, Oils; Expressions; Rowayton Arts Center; Juror: Joe Fucigna; Rowayton, CT

2009
2nd Place, Walter Brooks Memorial Watercolor Exhibition; Rowayton Arts Center Rowayton, CT

2008
1st Place, Pastels; Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibition; Rowayton Arts Center Rowayton, CT

2007
2nd Place, Pastels; Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibition; Rowayton Arts Center Rowayton, CT
2nd Place, Painting; Self Portrait and Portrait Exhibition, Rowayton Art Center Rowayton, CT

2006
Pastel 100; Pastel Journal�s Juried Exhibition; Honorable Mention, April 2007 Issue

2005
2nd Place, Pastels; Drawings, Prints, Pastels, & Mixed Media Exhibit, RAC Rowayton, CT
2nd Place, Pastels; All Media Community Awards Show, Rowayton Art Center Rowayton, CT
1st Place, Painting; Mavis Fenner Memorial Juried Exhibition; Rowayton Art Center Rowayton, CT
1st Place, Painting; 15th Annual Juried Student Exhibition; Silvermine School of Art New Canaan, CT
Pastel 100; Pastel Journal�s Juried Exhibition; Honorable Mention; April 2005 Issue

Exhibitions Curated
2012
Made in Bridgeport; Bruce S. Kershner Gallery; Fairfield, CT

2010
Urban Essence; Bridgeport Arts and Culture Council; Co-curated with Thomas Mezzanotte
beautyMARKS; Bruce S. Kershner Gallery

Professional Memberships/Appointments:
Los Angeles Art Association Member Los Angeles,CA
Westport Art Center, Former Executive Committee & Former Board Member Westport, CT
Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, CT
Rowayton Art Center, Juried Exhibiting Member Rowayton, CT
Women's Caucus for Art, Former Board Member CT Chapter

Education:
1999 Master of Business Administration, Major:Marketing, Minor: International Business, New York University, Stern School of Business New York, NY
1990 Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Design, Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
1989 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Craft Design, Iowa State University Ames, IA