Name

Brian David Downs

About

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For more images.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/brianddowns/

EDUCATION:
BFA – St. Cloud State University Spring ‘09 – Cum Laude

EXHIBITIONS:

TBA (atelophobia2) - Curated Group Exhibition w/ Nashana Redding-Tuomi, Jesse Matthew Petersen, Tara CostelloWillber Mansion, CANO Gallery/Wilber Mansion, Oneonta, NY , November 2016

"Perfect Pears, Perfect Peaches" solo exhibition, Pet Shop Gallery, Omaha, NE Aug-Oct 2016

"Atelophobia" - Group Exhibition w Nashana Redding-Tuomi, Jesse Matthew Petersen, Tara Costello, The Gallery Vault, St Cloud, MN December 2015

Bemis Annual Art Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, November 2015

"Land Locked Blues" - Solo Exhibition, AS220 Main Gallery, Providence, RI, November 2015

“Make the Machine Feel Human” – Group Exhibition w James Penfield, Seawhores, SOO Local Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Aug-Sept 2014

“28 Daze Lazer” – Group Exhibition co-curated w/ Tom West, Dusk, Providence, RI -May 2014

“Weird Neighbor” – Group Exhibition curated by Bruce Tapola, SooLocal Gallery, Minneapolis, MN – Jan -Feb 2014

" Rural America Contemporary Art" – Group Exhibition curated by Brian Frink , The Saint Peter Center for the Arts, Saint Peter MN , Oct -Dec 2013

“Paper or Plastic” – Group Exhibition curated by Tom West, Dusk, Providence, RI June 2013

“Copyright Into The Night” – Solo Exhibition, Madame of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN, May 2013

“The Self, The Other, and Everything Else” – Group Exhibition w Josh Stulen & Britta Danielson, Gallery Vault, St. Cloud, MN January 2013

“Don’t Make Me Care” – Joint Exhibition w Jesse and Jason Pearson, Soovac Visual Arts Center – Minneapolis, MN September -October 2012

“Spicer’s Nicer Blitz” – Solo Exhibition, Ridgewater College Main Gallery – Willmar, MN August/Sept 2012

“Original Sigs: Posters, Fliers, & Black Ink Drawings” – Solo Exhibition, Caffetto Cafe -Minneapolis, MN August 2012

“When I Get To Heaven” – Solo Exhbition, Beloved Studios – St. Paul, MN June 2012

“if a moose dies in the woods and no one sees it, is it really dead” – Solo Exhibition, Ochre Ghost Gallery – Duluth, MN March/April 2012

“Blow it Out Your Art Fest” – Group Exhibition, Winners Circle – Minneapolis, MN June 2011

St. Cloud Spring Art Crawl – Group Exhibition, 912 Regency Building – St. Cloud, MN
March 2011

“Share|Space:2” – Group Exhibition, Tarnish & Gold Gallery – Minneapolis, MN
March 2011

“Beef Eater The Beer Machine: II” – Art Exhibition/Live Music Performance -St. Cloud, MN April 2010

Pancakes and Booze Art Show – Group Exhibition – 715 Hennepin Ave. – Minneapolis, MN March 2010

"Beef Eater The Beer Machine” – Art Exhibition/Live Music Performance/Live Video Broadcast to Washington State University – St. Cloud, MN March 2010 “

…Greatest Hits” – Solo Exhibition – The Tav on St. Germain – St. Cloud, MN 2008

St. Cloud Fall Art Crawl – Group Exhibition – White Horse – St. Cloud, MN 2008

“Bizarre Antics …” – Group Exhibition – Pioneer Place – St. Cloud, MN 2008

“We make art and do stuff.” – Group Exhibition – Pioneer Place – St. Cloud, MN 2008

SCSU Student Exhibition ’07 -’08 Khiele Main Gallery, Juror: Kris Douglas – Chief Curator Rochester Art Center – SCSU, MN 2008

SCSU Student Exhibition ‘06 -’07 Khiele Main Gallery, Juror: Scott Stulen – SCSU, St. Cloud, MN 2007

"We are the Terrorist Threat” – Group Exhibition – Khiele Student Gallery – SCSU, St. Cloud, MN 2006

SCSU Student Exhibition ’05 -’06 Khiele Main Gallery – SCSU, St. Cloud, MN 2006

RESIDENCIES:

Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts Fall 2013

PRESS:

Printed Matters, April 30, 2013
http://www.printed-matters.com/2013/04/30/brian-david-downs/

Minneapolis/St.Paul City Pages, Sept 2012
http://www.citypages.com/2012-09-12/calendar/through-a-glass-darkly-don-t-make-me-care/

Star Tribune, Sept 2012
http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/stageandarts/171556991.html

Juxtapoz Online, May 12, 2012
http://www.juxtapoz.com/illustration/brian-downs-illustration

BOOOOOOOOM, May 5, 2012
http://www.booooooom.com/2012/05/01/drawings-by-artist-brian-downs/

Trend Hunter, May 2, 2012
http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/brian-downs

Meathaus Comics, April 25, 2012
http://meathaus.com/2012/04/25/brian-david-downs-art/

Duluth Reader, April 5, 2012
http://duluthreader.com/articles/2012/04/05/318_with_artist_brian_downs

Art Battle LA, January 11, 2012
http://artbattlela.buzznet.com/user/journal/17055634/art-battle-la-draw-challenger/

Minneapolis/St Paul City Pages Flyer of the Week
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2011/02/the_cloak_ox_hu.php
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2011/11/gay_witch_abortion_red_pens_buildings.php
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2011/07/flyer_of_the_we_82.php
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2010/11/flyer_of_the_we_80.php
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2010/12/nightosaur_and.php
http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2010/07/voytek_and_happ.php