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William Brayton

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 William Brayton

website: williambrayton.com

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2011 “Drawing into Sculpture” George Marshall Store Gallery, York Harbor, ME (solo show)

“Organic Origins” Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton PA

“The Politics of Food Part 2” Hampshire College Gallery in Association with Museums

10, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2010 “Who’s Counting: An Exhibition Celebrating 15 years of Art, Artists and Patrons at the

George Marshall Store,” George Marshall Store Gallery, York Harbor ME

“For Roland: An exhibition featuring works by alumni of Claremont Graduate

University,” Bunny Gunner Gallery, Pomona CA

“The Politics of Food” Hampshire College Gallery in Association with Museums 10

Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2009 “Abundance,” Empire –Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn NY

Curated by Ursula Clark and Tyrome Tripoli

Hampshire College Art Faculty Exhibition, curated by Robert Seydel, Main Gallery,

Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2007 “One Hundred Forty,” George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME

“ANA 35,” Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT

2006 “Engulf,”Art Lot, Brooklyn NY (Solo show) Curated by Jim Osman

Five College Faculty Exhibition, Open Square Gallery, Holyoke MA

Faculty Exhibition: Hampshire College, Amherst MA Curated by Kane Stewart

“Julie Shapiro, William Brayton,” Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence RI (Two person

show)

2005 "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood," Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA

Selected by Donna Hassler Catalogue published

Faculty Exhibition: Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2004 "Inaugural Exhibition" Somerby's Landing Sculpture Park, Newburyport MA

Faculty Exhibition, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua NY

Faculty Exhibition: Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2003 "An eye on Alumni: Six Sculptors" The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire,

Durham, NH

"Neither Black Nor White" Firehouse Gallery, Damariscotta ME

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

2002 "New England New Talent" Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg MA

"Celebration of Drawing," George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

2001 "National Competition," Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown MA Selected by

Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, Senior Curator, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

2000 “William Brayton” Barrows Rotunda Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH (solo

exhibition)

"National Prize Show," Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge MA Selected by Carl

Belz

"Vital Signs, Drawing as Inquiry" Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven CT. Selected by

Robert Reed, Professor of Painting, Yale University

"National Juried Exhibition," Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI Selected by Kristin Street

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (Continued) WILLIAM BRAYTON

2000 Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

"Abstraction/Construction," Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA (catalogue published)

1999 “William Brayton,” Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA (solo

exhibition)

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

1999 "Contemporary Sculpture at the Wentworth Coolidge Museum," Portsmouth NH

"Accord III An exhibition exploring the juxtaposition of contemporary art with

historical furniture and decorative arts." G. Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME

1998 "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood," Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA

Selected by Roberta Bernstein, (catalogue published)

"Sixteenth Annual Juried Exhibition," Pleiades Gallery, NY, NY selected by Ivan Karp

"Benefit Exhibition," The Gallery @ Green Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

1997 "Fifteenth Annual Juried Exhibition," Pleiades Gallery, NY, NY Selected by Donald

Kuspit

"Second Annual International Computer Generated Art Exhibition" University Gallery,

St. Johns University, Jamaica NY

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1996 Five College Faculty Exhibition in Drawing, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts,

Amherst, MA

"The Lyrical, the Expressionist, and the Poetic," Denise Bibro Fine Art, NY Selected by

Michael Walls

"Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture III,” The Moses-Kent House Museum, Exeter, N.H.

1995 Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1994 “William Brayton,” Phillipe Staib Gallery, 8 Greene St., NYC (Solo Show)

"Get Back" Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles CA, C.G.S. Galleries, Claremont, CA

"Black and White," The Gallery in Monterey, Monterey, MA

Faculty Exhibition, Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1993 "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood," Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge MA.

Selected by David Collens and Maureen Megerian, Director and Associate

Curator, Storm King Art Center, Lewiston, NY, catalogue published

“William Brayton, Christopher Walsh,”Colby Sawyer College, New London, NH (two

person show)

"National Juried Competition '93" Phoenix Gallery, 568 Broadway, NY Selected by

Carlos Guitierrez-Solana, Executive Director, Artists Space, NY

1992 "Emerging Form, 11 Sculptors Discovered by Creative Artists Network" Creative Artists

Network Gallery, Philadelphia

1991 "National Juried Competition" Pindar Gallery, Greene St. NYC selected by Charlotta

Kotic

"Hudson River Open" (2nd Prize) Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY Selected by

Philip Verre, Director, Hudson River Museum of Westchester

"The 34th Annual Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art" Chautauqua Art

Association Galleries, Chautauqua, NY Selected by Christopher Riopella,

Associate Curator, Philadelphia Museum of Art, catalogue published

"Art of Northeast USA, 42nd Annual Competition of American Art" Silvermine Guild

Art Center, New Canaan, CT Selected by Charlotta Kotic

"Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, '91" Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge,

MA Selected by Linda Shearer catalogue published.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (Continued) WILLIAM BRAYTON

1990 “William Brayton” Charter Oak Cultural Center Gallery, Hartford, CT (Solo Show)

Alumni Exhibition, University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.

“William Brayton” Main Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA (Solo Show)

Group Exhibition, Creative Artists Network Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

“William Brayton, Joseph Fusigna,” Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence,

RI (Two Person Show)

"Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood" Chesterwood Museum Selected by Janis

Keane Dorgan, catalogue published

"Art of Northeast USA" Sivermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT. Selected by

Carter Ratcliff

1989 "Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture" The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield MA Selected

by Lisa Phillips

"Constructed Form" The Gallery," Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Pindar Gallery, Greene Street, NYC Selected by Lisa Phillips

1989 "Exhibition of Contemporary Artists" Creative Artists Network Gallery, Philadelphia

Chautauqua Artists Association Gallery, Chautauqua, NY Selected by Randolf Williams,

(catalogue published)

"Inner Spaces" Hera Gallery, Wakefield RI (Jurors Award,) Selected by Robert Rohm,

Professor of Art, University of Rhode Island

"Work From Maine Collectors" Portland School of Art, Portland ME

1988 Faculty Exhibition, Johnson Gallery, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

“William Brayton” Gallery 33, Portsmouth, NH (Solo Show)

“William Brayton” Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater St. College, Bridgewater, MA (Solo

Show)

"Invited Artists" Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME

"Containers" Bromfield Gallery Boston, MA

1986 Group Exhibition DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

"24 Artists Travel" Cal. St. Fullerton Galleries, Fullerton, CA

1985 "Spirit of the Times" Galleries of the University of California, Irvine

“William Brayton,” Monrovia Art Center, Monrovia CA Cypress College Gallery,

Cypress, CA (Solo Show)

GRANTS AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

2009 Exhibition Review: Brooklyn Dailey Eagle 8/17/09

2007 Exhibition Listing: On Record, Sculpture Magazine, March 2007

2005 "Fresh Sculptures Without Flash," The Berkshire Eagle 8/24/05

2003 "Sculpture Garden Grows on Newburyport Waterfront" The Daily News, Newburyport,

MA 10/13/03

"Sculpture Trio" Boston Globe 10/12/03

Exhibition Review: "An Eye on Alumni: Six Sculptors" The College Letter, Newsletter of

the College of Liberal Arts University of New Hampshire, Durham

2003 Photo and Review: "Alumni Sculptors Return to UNH for Special Exhibition" Friends of

the Gallery Newsletter"

Exhibition Review: "UNH Art Gallery Rings in 2003 with Two New Exhibits"

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth NH 1/16/03

GRANTS AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS CONTINUED WILLIAM BRAYTON

2003 Exhibition Review: "UNH Unveils Two Exhibitions with Jan 22 Reception in Durham,"

Manchester Union Leader, Manchester NH 1/16/03

Photo and Review "Seeing Through the Art of 'Six Sculptors' " Fosters Sunday Citizen,

Dover NH 1/26/03

2002 Finalist: Washington Sate Commission on the Arts One of four finalists for a $250K

Public Art Project to be sited at The University of Washington, Seattle

Exhibition Review: Worcester Telegram and Gazette. Worcester MA 4/12/2002

2001 Sculpture # s1202000 published in Northfield Mount Hermon School Magazine

2000 Photo and exhibition review: "Rediscovering abstract art's limitless possibilities" by

Matthew Kangas, Seattle Times 11/13/00

Hewlett-Mellon Grant (Faculty Development Project Funding, Hampshire College)

1999 Hewlett-Mellon Grant(Faculty Development Project Funding, Hampshire College)

1998 John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant. (Hampshire College

presidential discretionary grant.) For the creation of a three-d modeling and

animation lab designed for use with "Softimage 3D Extreme"

1998 Hewlett-Mellon Grant (Faculty Development Project Funding, Hampshire College)

1997 John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant. (See Above)

1997 Hewlett-Mellon Grant (Faculty Development Project Funding, Hampshire College)

1996 Hewlett-Mellon Grant (Faculty Development Project Funding, Hampshire College) 1995

The George A and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation, Brown University, Merit Award

1994 Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education Grant

1992 Hewlett-Mellon Grant

Exhibition Review: Art New England, December/January '91

1991 Exhibition Review: Daily Hampshire Gazette, Amherst, MA

Juror: First Holyoke Corp: Member of team that awarded a 30K public sculpture

commission in downtown Holyoke MA.

1990 Hewlett-Mellon Grant

Exhibition Review, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Amherst, MA, 8/1/90

Exhibition Review, Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, MA, 9/4/1990

1989 The Pollock-Krasner Grant

Exhibition Review, Newport This Week, Newport RI 2/16/89

Exhibition Photo, Hartford Advocate, 1/89

Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education Grant

Creative Artists Network, Philadelphia, PA (Juried Membership)

1988 Interview and Article, Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA

1987 Sculpture appears on "New Hampshire Crossroads," N. H. Public TV.

Photo, Boston Globe Arts Calendar, 7/1/87

EDUCATION

MFA 1986 Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

BA 1980 University of New Hampshire, Durham NH (Cum Laude in Studio Art)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001-present Professor of Art, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

2004-8 Dean: School for Interdisciplinary Arts

2004 Professor of Sculpture, Chautauqua School of Art Chautauqua NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE CONTINUED WILLIAM BRAYTON

1995-2000 Associate Professor of Art, Hampshire College, Amherst

1988-1994 Assistant Professor of Art, Hampshire College, Amherst MA

1987-1988 Visiting Lecturer, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES:

Marywood University, Dartmouth College, Skidmore College, Penn State University, the Mead Art

Museum, Amherst College, University of New Hampshire, Rhode Island College, the Claremont

Graduate University, Colby Sawyer College, Marlboro College,