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Richard Brachman
Brooklyn, NY
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Neighborhood: Dumbo



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RICHARD BRACHMAN
79 Hudson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718)-744-4257
E-mail, rbrachman@earthlink.net
www.sculpture.org/richardbrachman

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 “New Paintings”, Thai Café, Brooklyn, NY
2006 “Based on True Events”, Thai Café, Brooklyn, NY
2004 “The Carbon Cycle”, SuperFine, Brooklyn NY
2001 “Abstract Paintings and Drawings”, Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2000 "The Fourth Element", The Art Lot, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
1998 "Memorial", an installation, Brooklyn, New York
"Abstract Paintings", Brooklyn Bridge Park Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
1993 Cold Fish Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

EXHIBITIONS
2010 6th Sculpture Biennial, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
“Nature Rules”, 28th BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Governors Island, NY
“Power to the People” Feature, Inc, New York, NY
2009 “Sculpture Now”, Main Street Stockbridge, MA
"Skulls", Fairleigh Dickenson University Art Gallery, NJ
"Member's Show", Catskill Arts Society, Liberty, NY
"For the Record", Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
2008 “In Site” Sculptors Guild of New York, Governors Island, NY
“Planet in Crisis”, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY
“Relative Environment”, 26th BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY
5th Sculpture Biennial, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
10th Annual Outdoor sculpture Show, Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, NY
“Partners in Art”, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY
“Artists Marketplace” Sculptors Guild, Stockholm, Sweden
2007 “Tossed & Found”, Stamford Town Center, Stamford, CT
9th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, NY
“Pencil to Public”, Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Narrowsburg, NY
“Detritus”, Synagogue for the Arts, NYC
2006 “Kite Lines”, Mainline Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
4th Sculpture Biennial, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
“Mermaid Show”, Side Show, Brooklyn, NY
“Detritus”, Synagogue for the Arts, NYC
24th BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brklyn, NY
“Tea and Sympathy”, Diesel Gallery, Red Hook, NY
2005 “You/Us”, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
“Rapture”, 23rd BWAC Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brooklyn, NY
Outdoor Sculpture Show at Unison Arts Center, New Paultz, NY
“Paintings”, Clinton Hill Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“DAPS”, M3 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Tsunami Benefit”, Thai Cafe, Brooklyn, NY
“City Lights”, Viridian Gallery, New York, NY
2004 “Solo Works”, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition(BWAC), Brooklyn,NY
“YW”, Viridian Gallery, NY, NY
3rd Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Show at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
“14 Sculptors”, Outdoor Sculpture in Bridgeport, CT
Outdoor Sculpture Show at Unison Arts Center, New Paultz, NY
“Chasing Rainbows” 22nd BWAC Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Brklyn, NY
“Tunnel of Love”, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY
“The More the Merrier”, Viridian Gallery, NY, NY
2003 “What’s Going On?!”, 21st Annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
“Light Hearted”, Diesel Gallery, Red Hook ,Brooklyn, NY
“DUMBO Artists Preservation Society Show”, M3 Gallery, DUMBO, Brooklyn
“Mermaid Show”, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Benefit Show, Kentler International Drawing Center, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
Outdoor Sculpture Show, Unison Arts Center, New Paultz, NY
“Ditritus”, John Jay College, New York, NY
2002 “Kaleidoscope”, University College Art Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
“20th Anniversary Show”, BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
“On The Tracks” - Creating the Chelsea Sculpture Park, Aurora Gallery, NY, NY
2nd Biennial Outdoor Sculpture Show at Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
“Response”, Exit Art Gallery, New York, NY
“9/11 Show” - Artists Respond, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
“III on a Match” - Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York, NY
2001 “Gift Show”, Mastell & Mastell Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“9/11”, Kentler International Drawing Center, Red Hook, NY
“Renewal/Change”, BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
"Undo", Scott Pfaffman Gallery, New York, NY
"Milestones for Peace", an international traveling exhibition organized by Creating Peace, Israel.
Buffalo Bayou Art Park, Houston, TX, sculpture installation.
"Ditritus", John Jay College, New York, NY
"The Bed Show", Williamsburg Art and Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
"Altitude", Gallery 128, New York, NY
2000 "Bridging the Gap", BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show, Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
"Ridgestate", Ridge Street Artists at ABC No Rio, New York, NY
"To Each His/Her Own", Gallery 128 , New York, NY
"Queens Millennium Festival", Rockaway Artists Alliance outdoor sculpture show at Gateway National Recreation Area
"Local Papers", WAH Cultural Center, Brooklyn, NY
"Cow Parade New York 2000", New York City
"Millennium Sculpture Exhibition", Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Cold Spring, NY
"Ditritus", John Jay College, New York, NY
"Germination", Theater for the New City, New York, NY
1999 "7th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition", U of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
"Pop Pretense", Right Bank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
"Make 42nd Street Dirty Again", 111 West 42nd Street, New York, NY
"Art Under the Bridge", Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
"Quality of Life 2", The Fringe Show, New York, NY
"Life", Life, New York, NY
"Small Works", Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
"Morir Sonando", 76 Varick, New York, NY
1998 "100", Holland Tunnel, Williamsburg, NY
"Pets", Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
"Urban Process", Kunst und Tecknic, Berlin, Germany
"Quality of Life", Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY
"Function/Art", Vibrant Gallery, New York, NY
"Flickering Equality", L Gallery, Moskow, Russia
"Local Color", Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
"Holy Ghost Salon", Holy Ghost School, Brooklyn, NY
1997 "Borscht and BarBQ", Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY
"Styles and Aesthetics IIV", La MaMa La Galleria, New York, NY
1996 "Light", 473 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
"Rough, Raw, & Ready", Art Initiatives, 148 Duane St. Gallery, New York, NY
"Small Work-Big Vision", Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
1995 "Interiors", Constance Lindholm Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"Four Wheels at Four Walls", Four Walls Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1994 Salon Show, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
"Surface Exposure/Inner Language", Art Initiative 148 Duane St, New
York, NY
1993 Association of Fine Artists, Lever House, New York, NY
1992 Salon Show, Cold Fish Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Fall Exhibit, Sunset Artists, Brooklyn, NY
Spring Exhibit, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
1991 Art Students League, New York, NY
Spring Exhibit, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
1988 Emerging Collector Gallery, New York, NY


REVIEWS AND ARTICLES
2008 New York Times, “Outdoor Sculpture, With an Air of Familiarity”, Benjamin Genocchio, October 10
2007 New York Times, “Recycling With a Twist, When Trash Becomes Art”, Alison Cowan, June 17
2006 New York Times, “Shapes For All Seasons”, Benjamin Genocchio, October 29
2004 Sculpture Magazine, “Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition”, Jonathan Goodman, July/August
Brooklyn Eagle, “In Brooklyn”, Don Evans, May 27
2003 Brooklyn Free Press, “What’s Going On”, Abby Ranger, July 18
The Brooklyn Papers, “Park Views”, Lisa J. Curtis, July 28
24/7, “Art Down Under”, Karen Calabria, August 11
HaberArts, “Evidence of Absence”, John Haber, July 29
2002 New York Times, “Residing Outdoors”, Holland Cotter, August 9, 2002
Brooklyn Papers, “Art in the Park”, Lisa Curtis, August 5, 2002
2001 The New Yorker, “Renewal/Change”, September 3, 2001
The Brooklyn Paper, “Change is Good”, Lisa Curtis, August 6, 2001
2000 Newsday, "Sculpture and Science", Ariella Budick, September 1, 2000
Carroll Gardens Courier, "Bridging the Gap", July 31, 2000
The Brooklyn Papers, "River of Dreams", Lisa Curtis, August 21, 2000
1998 Cover Magazine, "Form/Function", Darin Crane, Vol. 12 #6, 1998
The Brooklyn Papers, "Dumbo Asks Landmarks", Alec MacGillis, May 1, 1998


CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2010 “Nature Rules”, co curator, 28th annual BWAC Sculpture Show on Governors Island
2006 “Garden of Delights”, co curator, 24th Annual BWAC Sculpture Show at Empire/ Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2005 “Rapture”, co curator, 23rd Annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/ Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2004 “Chasing Rainbows”, co curator, 22nd annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2003 “What’s Going On?!”, co curator, 21st annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2002 “20th Anniversary Show”, co curator of the 20th Annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2001 “Renewal/Change”, co curator of the 19th annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
2000 "Bridging the Gap", co curator of the 18th annual BWAC Outdoor Sculpture Show at Empire/Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
1996 "Light", 17 artist on the theme of light, 473 Broadway Gallery, NYC
1994 "Surface Exposure/Inner Language", co curator, 11 abstract painters,
Art Initiatives, New York, N.Y.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1996 Art Partners Program in collaboration with BACA-Brooklyn Arts Council and
/97 Teachers and Writers Collaborative, District 21, P.S. 253.
1997 Saint Louis Senior Center in collaboration with Catholic Charities, Seniors Arts and Crafts Program and Intergenerational Program.

PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Dr. James Watson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Jane Clark, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown,NY
Jerry Saltz, New York, NY
Sybil Wolfe, Aventura, Florida
Scott R. Lurie, Roslyn Heights, New York
Leon Schraeger, Great Neck, New York
American Bible Society, New York, NY
Dave Porterfield, Madison, WI
Brandywine Realty Trust, Philadelphia, PA

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
The Sculptors Guild of New York
The International Sculpture Center
The Art Students League of New York

GRANTS/AWARDS
2000 Puffin Foundation LTD.
2008 Puffin Foundation LTD

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of Wisconsin
Art Students League, NYC

 








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