Brennen Steines


Education

2022     Yale School of Art, MFA Painting/Printmaking, CT

2018     University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.F.A. with an Honors College Degree, WI

2017     Yale University Norfolk School of Art, CT


Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2020     Vestiges at The Alice Wilds, Milwaukee, WI

2018     Within and Against at Galerie Kenilworth, Milwaukee, WI

2017    New Paintings at Chamber, Milwaukee, WI
            Static Collisions at Iron Horse, Milwaukee, WI


Group Exhibitions

2022     Vibrant Matters, at Jeffrey Deitch, New York City, NY (forthcoming)
             By Tomorrow, at The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, CT
             Vibrant Matters MFA Thesis Show, at Green Gallery in Yale School of Art, CT

2021     10268#, at Green Gallery in Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
             No Masters, at Green Gallery in Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2020     We Might Have Been Born Yesterday, But We Stayed Up All Night at BTG,
             Milwaukee, WI

2019    Bridge Work 04 at UW Oshkosh Allen Preibe Annex Gallery, Oshkosh, WI
            Emerging Artists Exhibition at Var West Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2018    Soft Ground, Stiff Shoulder at Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI
            Bridge Work 04 at Var West Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
            Hinternational Paper Project at Real Tinsel, Milwaukee, WI
            Looking Sideways at Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI

2017    Yale University at Norfolk School of Art Show, Norfolk, CT
            Process > Presence at Hoax Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 

2016    Cambrian at The Cooperativa, Milwaukee, WI

2015    Crossing Over at Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI


Awards

2022     Elizabeth Canfield Hicks Award for Outstanding Achievemnet in Drawing or                    painting from nature, Yale School of Art

2021    Center for Collaborative Arts and Blended Reality Studio Fellowship, Yale                         University
            James William Proctor Jr. Scholarship, Yale University

2019    Emerging Artist Finalist, Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship, Milwaukee, WI

2018     Plum Blossom Initiative Bridge Work 04 professional development program
             Var West Gallery, Artist-in-Residence, Milwaukee, WI

2017    Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Norfolk, CT
            Laurence Rathsack Scholarship, University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee

2016    43rd Annual Juried Show - Best in Show, Milwaukee, WI
            Laurence Rathsack Scholarship, University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee
            Frederick R. Layton Scholarship, University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee


Publications and Presentations

2022     Maquette Issue 3, Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, Yale University,
             New Haven, CT

2021     Yale School of Art Open Studios, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2019     Bridge Work 04 Lecture, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

2018    “Within and Against Presentation”, Galerie Kenilworth, Milwaukee, WI
            “Bridge Work Lecture”, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

2017    Duomo V, Milwaukee, WI
            Duomo IV, Milwaukee, WI


Press

2018    Shane McAdams, Two Milwaukee Artists in Dialogue at Galerie                           Kenilworth's 'Within and Against' At Galerie Kenilworth, Shepherd
            Express.
            Todd Mrozinski, The Energy of Emerging Artists, Urban Milwaukee.
            Kate Mothes, Interview for Young Space

2016    Jeff Grygny, Primordial Ooze: “Cambrian” Brings High Abstraction Down to Earth
            http://playonmke.com/primordial-ooze-cambrian-brings-high-abstraction-down-to-earth/



Collections

2020     Jiménez-Colón Collection, Puerto Rico
2016     University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI