Brian Gross Fine Art
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
GALLERY

Mokha Laget
Abacus (Catwalk #2), 2017

Hatchway, 2017

Phase 3, 2017

Off the Grid, 2016

b.
Algeria
Lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Education
2004
University of California Hayward, Graduate Study in Museum Studies
1992
CCI, Georgetown University School of Linguistics, Washington DC
Graduate Degrees Interpreting and Translation (E-F-S)
1982
BFA Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC
DEUG Anglo-American Literature and Civilization, University of Caen, France
Undergraduate Studies, Art and Anthropology, Montgomery College, Maryland
1981
Atelier Pierre Brignol, Lauragais, France
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
New Shaped Canvases, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2016
Color into Space, Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, TX
2014
Chromatic Constructs, Sonja Roesch Gallery, Houston, TX
2013
Color Walk, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010
Crux, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
2002
Sub Rosa, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2000
Codes and Notations, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1999
More Poetics of Noumenalism, Whelan Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1998
Circumnavigations, David Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC
1994
Schemata, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
1991
Morphologies, Franz Bader Gallery, Washington, DC
1990
Materia Prima, IFRU, Galerie Matisse, London, UK
Archéographies, Galerie Métamorphose, Paris, France
1989
Dream Poetics, The Kunstraum, Washington, DC
1988
Threads & Labyrinths, Carega Gallery, Washington, DC
1987
Impulse & Reverie, Carega Gallery, Washington, DC
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
EXPOSANTS 2016, Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, Paris, France
The Shapeshifters, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Origins in Geometry, Museum of Geometric & Madi Art, Dallas, TX
Madi: Matter in time, Art Academy of Lecce, Lecce, Italy
The Shape and the Colour, University of Texas, Amarillo, TX
2016
The Shape of Things to Come, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston,TX
Chicago Art Fair exhibited by Landfall Press
2015
Symphony of Color, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
TCAF exhibited by Sonja Roesch Gallery, Houston, TX
Salon des Arts Contemporains, Petit Palais, Paris, France
2014
IFPDA exhibited by Landfall Press, New York City, NY
TCAF exhibited by Sonja Roesch, Gallery, Houston, TX
Santa Fe Art Fair exhibited by Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
Washington Art Matters 1940-1980, Katzen Art Center at AU Museum, Washington, DC
Select Fair NYC exhibited by UNIT, New York City, NY
2013
The Enduring Modernist Aesthetics in NM, Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe, NM
Salon d’Automne: L’Alternative, Petit Palais, Paris, France
2011
Biennale of Art and Literature II, Cairo, Egypt
Salon de Sarria VI, Centro UNESCO de Sarria, Galicia, Spain
Tohoku Relief, Art Sun Shiwory Gallery, Kurashiki, Japan
Libre comme l’Art, Salon Espace Champerret, Paris, France
2007
Florence Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy
2006
Chamalières, Centre d’Art Contemporain, France
Salon d’Automne, Espace Montreuil, Paris, France
2002
BFA 25, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Salon d’Automne, Grand Palais, Paris, France
1999
Objects of Desire, David Adamson Gallery, Washington DC
1997
In Print, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC
1995
Gallery Selection, Troyer Fitzpatrick Lassman, Washington DC
1992
Hemicycle Inaugural Exhibit, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Revered Earth, American University Museum, Washington DC
1991
Gallery Artists, Gallery K, London, UK
1990
Solstice, Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown, MA
1989
Three Americas, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France
Art of the Matter, BC Space, Laguna Beach, CA
Torn Visions, Window Box Gallery, New York City, NY
Chromatic Inversions, Billman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986 >Handmade Books, West Gallery, Denton, TX
Four Arts, Tallahassee Institute for Contemporary Art, Tallahassee, FL
Fiber X, The Arts Center, Iowa City, IA
Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1984
NY-DC Collaboration with Gene Davis, The Ritz, Washington, DC
InterDada, The 16th Note, San Francisco, CA
1981
Post Lateralism, Jack Rasmussen Gallery, Washington, DC
Commissions & Editions
2017
Southern Wing, Johnson Law Group, Dallas, TX
Springboard West, The Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Off the Grid, portfolio of 7 lithographs, ed. 30, Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
2016
Northern Light, Department of State, Art in Embassies, Nouakchott, Mauritania
2015
Pliage, hand-pulled lithograph, ed. 20, Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
2014
Homage to the Wedge, lithograph, ed. 20, Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
Blackjack, hand-pulled lithograph, ed. 40, Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM
2007
Color Field Remix on 8th St, DCAH Public Art Commission, Washington, DC
Collaborative Work
2017
Guest Curator, Museum of Geometric & Madi Art, Joel Froment & Elvira Daeter (catalog)
2013
Tupelo Press Poetry Residency, Truchas, NM
2012
Interview: Talking art criticism with Derek Guthrie, THE Magazine/Sept. Santa Fe, NM
2009
Catalog essay, Derek Guthrie at Finlandia University, MI
2008
Performer, WaterWeavingWomen, with D. Mazeaud & E. Wiseman, Santa Fe, NM
2004-2012
Art Restoration Specialist, Majuka Studios, La Cienega, NM
2004-2006
Assistant Curator, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
2003-2004
Archival Intern, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
1999
Translator (into English) Le Livre de Saphir by G. Sinoué (Amarna Books)
1993
Translator (into French) Buddhism, Wisdom and Faith (Sutra Committee, Canada)
1992-present
International Simultaneous Interpreter, Department of State
1992
Project Coordinator, Contemporary Art Exchange US/Africa
1991
Performer, Resonant Environment, R. Butler, McLean Project for the Arts, VA
Curator, Metaphoric Structures, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, MD
1990
Fine Arts Instructor, Maryland College of Arts & Design
Vision and Revision in DC Art, The New Art Examiner, Feb 1990, p. 30-34.
Curator, Detritus & the Poetics of Noumenalism, Gallery 10, WDC
1991
Metaphoric Structures: Science, Symbols & Matter, catalog essay, Rockville, MD
1989
Co-Chair, The Artists Congress, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Co-Curator with J.W. Mahoney, Elegies, Tartt Gallery, Washington, DC
Co-Chair, Coalition of Washington Artists, WDC
1988
Exhibition Specialist, National Museum of American Art & The National Learning Center
Curator, Permanent Collection Community Center for Creative Non-Violence, WDC
1986-1988
Public Relations Director, Gallery 10, Washington, DC
1985-1986
Archival Specialist-Artists Estates, Washington, DC
1984-1991
Theatre: Set Designer, Performer, Stage Director, Washington, DC
1981-1984
Studio Assistant to Gene Davis, Washington Color School Painter, Washington, DC
Selected Collections
Museum of Geometric and Madi Art
Ulrich Museum
Art in Embassies
The Artery Collection
The National Institutes of Health
Delta Airlines
Bibliography
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Cohen, Jean Lawlor. Washington Art Matters: Art life in the Capital, 1940–1990. Washington Arts Museum, 2013.
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