Bradly Brown
TITLE LOAN (North Set Residency)
COLUMNS
SIDE A
CUTS (1-45)
FAILURE TO LAUNCH
TITLE LOAN (North Set Residency)
TITLE LOAN (North Set Residency)

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COLUMNS
COLUMNS

  Act III: Columns (1-3), 2015-2016 Artificial turf, black beauty abrasive, plaster, cement, wax, chocolate, bacon fat, Vaseline, clay, resin, foam, glass, ink, debris, found objects, speakers, and record player Dimensions variable

SIDE A
SIDE A

Side A, 2016 Silicone mold, and unique resin cast LP. Each color of silicone signifies a different vinyl record used to create the mold.  14” x 14” Bradly Brown’s Rowdy Rubber Records from Table of the Elements on Vimeo.   Side A from Bradly Brown on Vimeo.

CUTS (1-45)
CUTS (1-45)

Cuts (1-36), 2015 Digital prints 10” x 13″ each ” slug=”cuts” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

FAILURE TO LAUNCH
FAILURE TO LAUNCH

“January 28, 1986. My first grade classmates and I lined up at the door to go outside. As soon as the teacher flipped off the light, a voice broke over the PA system. The space shuttle Challenger had exploded. There was a moment of silence as we stood in the dark, dumfounded, trying to wrap […]

READY ICE
READY ICE

Ready Ice (1-5), 2016 Melting bags of ice cast in resin at different times Dimensions variable

WONDER WALL (Karaoke booth)
WONDER WALL (Karaoke booth)

Wonderwall is the result of an installation staged  Wonderwall, a site-specific installation consisting of a karaoke booth was set up like a shower stall during ‘Sympathy for the Devil’, an exhibition held in conjunction with the release of the Sound issue of semigloss. Magazine.  Individuals were instructed to sing along to the music they heard […]

semigloss. MAGAZINE
semigloss. MAGAZINE

Art Director / Graphic Designer semigloss. Magazine was a Texas-based print arts publication which incorporates visual and text-based content from global artists and writers that range from constructed images to theoretical essays to sculptural installations to vinyl records, each issue focused on a certain concept or theme within the context of contemporary art thought and practice. Published […]

DRAWING STAIRS
DRAWING STAIRS

Drawing Stairs (1-9), 2016 – ongoing Graphite / ink on paper

TREES
TREES

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Trees (1 of 3), 2011 Unique digital prints 13″ x 17″

STRAPS
STRAPS

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Straps (1-3), 2015-2016 Epson ink on paper 14” x 18” each

THE DALLAS BIENNIAL 2014
THE DALLAS BIENNIAL 2014

DB14 @ 500 Singleton  12► Everything Nothing 2014 Ice, sand, hair dryer, fan, plastic DB14 @ Richland College Yearbooks 2002 Cyanotype on carpet ABOUT DB14 DB purposely seeks to examine what are often seen as the dominant centers of artistic production and display. This includes curatorial practice, exhibition models and education. Each biennial aims to investigate […]

ATTENTION RETENTION
ATTENTION RETENTION

Attention Retention at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts. Attention Retention 2012 fans, beach balls While walking through Walmart one day, I saw a group of about six people staring at a very clever product promotion. Under a large sign that read, “Clearance—High Velocity Floor Fans—$34”, was a shiny, chrome fan, pointing straight up, on full blast. […]

HOMECOMING! COMMITTEE
HOMECOMING! COMMITTEE

For More Information about HOMECOMING! Committee, please visit homecomingcommittee.com HOMECOMING! Committee is: Christopher Bond, Bradly Brown, Ryan Goolsby, Courtney Hamilton, Timothy Harding, Shelby Meier, Devon Nowlin, Kris Pierce, Gregory Ruppe, Alden Williams, Briana Williams, and Tiffany Wolf. HOMECOMING! is an assembly of artists and creatives who seek to develop collaborative projects in conjunction with their individual […]

PARTIALLY BURIED CEREAL AISLE
PARTIALLY BURIED CEREAL AISLE

The Dallas Art Fair Sculpture Garden, Dallas, TX • 10.13 The Dallas Art Fair and the project curator Brandon Kennedy are pleased to announce PRKD, a year-round program dedicated to the exhibition of public work to be held at Henry C. Beck Jr. Park, adjacent to the Fashion Industry Gallery (FIG). PRKD, set to launch […]

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY
FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY

Moudy Gallery, Fort Worth, TX • 05.13 ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] For a Limited Time Only from Bradly Brown on Vimeo. Escape Plan from Bradly Brown on Vimeo. Attention Retention from Bradly Brown on Vimeo.   “…it is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; […]

ESCAPE PLAN
ESCAPE PLAN

2011 drafting compass, motor, hardware Escape Plan from Bradly Brown on Vimeo. Escape Plan from Bradly Brown on Vimeo. Survival can sometimes be nothing more than a game of endurance. The one that overcomes the struggles and refuses to surrender will be the strongest in the end. By giving an otherwise inanimate object life and […]

BREAD
BREAD

Bread (after Jasper Johns) 2013 Plastic, and bread 24″ x 24″ About the Exhibition: The Power Station presents Amarillo Entropy, an exhibition comprised of artworks, artifacts, ephemera, screenings, and discussions, with Amarillo, Texas at its center. Using Robert Smithson’s writings on entropic systems as a springboard, the exhibition investigates the prolific, and often bizarre, art activities and […]

PURIFICATION STATION
PURIFICATION STATION

2013 Plastic, Trinity River water, pecan & rose artesian charcoal, white marble chips, beach sand from Exotic Locations™, pump, and glass beverage dispenser 50″w x 61″h x 35″d Purification Station is a fully functioning water filter. This highly stylized interpretation of a basic filtering system is meant to suggest the commodification of an object meant […]

SEVERAL WAYS TO START A FIRE
SEVERAL WAYS TO START A FIRE

2013 twigs, rope, steel wool, battery, magnifying glass, aluminum can, chocolate, underwear, close pins, condom, water, hardware The materiality of my work lies between appropriation and alteration. The functionality, and associations we assign to objects are redefined by altering their intended use and appearance; as can be seen in Several Ways to Start a Fire. A predetermined […]

DAMEMOTO
DAMEMOTO

Sons and Daughters of the Sun and Star II • Hiroshima, Japan, 08•12 2012 Found wood, weeds, lights, hardware Damemoto was built in Hiroshima, Japan as part of an exchange program between Texas Christian University, and Hiroshima City University. When the 2011 tsunami hit the northern coast of Japan, the waves ripped four dock floats from […]

TRANSPACIFIC (a line drawn from Texas to Japan)
TRANSPACIFIC (a line drawn from Texas to Japan)

Sons and Daughters of the Sun and Star I • Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, TX • 06.12 2012 194 #2 pencils, paper, steel, pencil sharpeners 40″w x 72″h The average lead pencil can draw a straight line for 35 miles, or so the myth says. 194 #2 pencils were used to draw a […]

HOW THE WEST WAS WON
HOW THE WEST WAS WON

How The West Was Won 2012 Found logs, plastic guns, paint (Collaboration with Gregory Ruppe) The event, entitled “Bridged” was organized by artist and educator Stephen Lapthisophon, as a way to create collaboration between multiple DFW universities and continue the tradition of showing art in this area just west of the bridge. MFA students from theUniversity […]

BEASTLY WORDS
BEASTLY WORDS

Road Agent, Dallas, TX • 09.07 Beastly Words explores the fundamental flaw of language as an expression of our deepest selves, and the contradictions of language as image. Pained, repetitive words and phrases are subdued and channeled into new forms, given life as watery zebras, muscular tigers, an anthropomorphized WWII fighter plane, and breathless track runners. […]

ANALOGUE BUFFERING
ANALOGUE BUFFERING

   

SCI-FI PORTRAITS
SCI-FI PORTRAITS

Dana Scully   Ted Logan Emmett Brown

ERIC
ERIC
FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK
FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK

Fairytale of  New York 2008 paint, thread, marker, ink 48″ x 36″

DONKEY PUNCH
DONKEY PUNCH

Donkey Punch 2008 mixed media on chalk board 48″ x 72″

SINK OR SWIM
SINK OR SWIM

Sink or Swim 2006 Scanned objects

Separate But Equal
Separate But Equal

A Benefit for AmFAR • The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX • 10.06 Drawing prominent artists, art collectors and philanthropists from around the world, Two by Two for AIDS and Art has evolved into a week full of social events aimed at recognizing the progress of amfAR and engaging the arts community here in Dallas. “Texas-born […]

15,540 MILES
15,540 MILES

Conduit, Dallas, TX • 06.02 15,540 Miles is an examination of distance and movement over time.The walls were tiled with cyanotype yearbook portraits of classmates printed on carpet. The portraits were hung blank, but as time passed, ghost like images appeared as the photo emulsion was exposed. Two desks in the middle of the space reflect one of […]

ALUMINUM
ALUMINUM

Self Portrait (water on aluminum), 2010 digital print  14″x14″  

BARNYARD
BARNYARD

Road Agent, Dallas, TX • 04.06 “Boys will be boys”— or so the saying goes. In Bradly Brown’s first exhibit at Road Agent, he offers theatrical photographs that toy with questions of how young men construct their identities as they gradually mature into adulthood. In several of Brown’s photographs the artist and his friends playact […]

LOVE’S LAST SHIFT
LOVE'S LAST SHIFT

  Love’s Last Shift mixed media on canvas 38″ x 36″ 2005 Love’s Last Shift, or The Fool in Fashion is an English Restoration comedy by Colley Cibber from 1696. The play is regarded as an early herald of a shift in audience tastes away from the intellectualism and sexual frankness of Restoration comedy and […]

MATCH BOOKS
MATCH BOOKS

The first solid evidence of human use of fire is in Eurasia as early as 790,000 years ago. Several religions believe that the knowledge of how to make fire was passed down to man by God, either directly or via a rebellious angel or demigod. Fire kept predators away and made traveling and hunting  safer. […]

SKETCHBOOK SCANS
SKETCHBOOK SCANS

A variety of sketches, selected at random, from an assortment of sketchbooks that I used  over a period of time.

PLANT PARTS
PLANT PARTS
INSECTS
INSECTS

The female yellow jacket wasp lays both fertilized and unfertilized eggs. Female workers develop from the fertilized egg and male drones develop from the unfertilized egg. Queens will lay almost 2000 eggs a day at a rate of 5 or 6 a minute. Between 175,000-200,000 eggs are laid per year. Honeybees have hair on their […]

IMPALA EARDRUMS
IMPALA EARDRUMS

IMPALA EARDRUMS : A RADIUM SAMPLER (Various Artists), 2008 Credit: Art director, graphic design, photography Artwork:As Impala Murder…,2008, salt water on car door, 39.5″ x 37″ For fifteen years, Table of the Elements has been the preeminent source of avant audio, championing minimal, improvised, and outsider musics of various spots and stripes. Now, as its […]

THE INTERVIEW
THE INTERVIEW

Interview Etiquette Before the Interview 1.  Your hair should be trim, clean and combed . 2.  Nails should be clean and trimmed. 3.  Be conservative and err on the side of caution.  If the company does not have a dress code, remember that its better to overdress than underdress. 4.  Arrive at least 10 minutes […]