STEPHEN BROWN

Born Greeley, Colorado, 1950
Died Granville, MA, 2009

EDUCATION:

Brooklyn College, City University of New York, New York, MFA in Painting, 1979
Colorado State University, Colorado, BFA in Paintings, 1972
Skowhegan School of Painting, Maine, 1972
Institute for European Studies, Vienna, Austria, 1969

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2009 A Figural Presence, Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm College,
Manchester, NH
2008 Reflective Realism, Laguna College of Art & Design, Laguna Beach, CA
2007 New England Now, Paper New England, Hartford, CT
2007 About Face, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
2007 The Fine Art Drawing: Modern & Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York
2007 The Contemporary Landscapes Show, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Disegno: The 180th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
2004 Recent Paintings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2003 178 annual exhibition, National Academy of Design, National Academy of Design New York, NY
Hartford Art School Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2001-2002 Representing Representation V, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
2001 National Academy of Design: 176th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Identities: Contemporary Portraiture, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
2000 Recent Work, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
1999 New Realism for a New Millennium, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY
Contemporary Still Life, The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

1998 It’s Still Life, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Still Life Painting Today, Jerald Melberg Gallery Inc., Charlotte, NC
1997 Eleven Faces: A Portrait Show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
1996 New Acquisitions, Albany Museum, Albany, GA
1995 Exactitude, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
New Looks, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
Intimate Views, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA
1994/1995 47th Annual Academy Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1994 The 169th, 167th, 165th, 163rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Stephen Brown: Portraits: Land and Friends, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
1992 Stephen Brown, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT

GRANTS, HONORS AND AWARDS:

2001 The Gladys Emerson Cook Prize, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1994 Academy Award for Painting, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Benjamin Altman Award, (for landscape done by American citizen), National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1993 and 1991 Coffin Grant, University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, Competitive Grant awarded to University of Hartford faculty, Hartford, CT
1992 One Person Exhibition, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
1979 Yaddo Fellow, Saratoga Springs, New York
1979 Resident, Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY
1978 Charles B. Shaw Painting Scholarship, MFA Graduate Program, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY

COLLECTIONS:

Hofstra Museum, Hempstead, NY
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
New York Academy of Design, New York, NY
Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH
The Albany Museum, Albany, GA
The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
The Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
GWV Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA
National Academy of Design, New York, NY

At the time of his death, Stephen Brown was a Professor of Painting at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT.