Brett Osborn

BRETT OSBORN
brettericosborn@gmail.com
BORN 1963, Lima, Ohio


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2012 "Terra", Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA Feb. 3- March 24
2011 "Earth", Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA Feb.4 - April 6
2010 "Mike's Drive", Flux Projects, Lenox Mall, Atlanta February 15 - March 1
2008 "Brett Osborn", Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN March 1-31
2006 "Past and Presences - 10 year retrospective of specters" Arno Maris Gallery,
Westfield State College, Westfield, MA 01086 October 19-November 16
"Brett Osborn", Lyman Eyer Gallery, Provincetown, MA
2003 "Trace-Scap"e, GA Gallery, Seoul, Korea Sept. 6 – Oct. 4
"Sliding Into Grace", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA May 17- June 21
2001 Bearing Thoughts of Fields, Ruth Bachofner, Santa Monica, CA Dec.1- Jan. 5
2000 Sense of Place, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA March 4- April 8
Brett Osborn, Atelier 31, Kirkland, WA
1997 Recent Works, International City Bank, Long Beach, CA July 17- Sept. 15
Rougher Edges of A Shadow, California State University Long Beach May 10-17
1988 Barefoot Countesses, Huntington Beach Municipal Art Gallery, Huntington Beach,
CA Sept. 30-Nov. 9

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2013 “American Artists are Back in Paris”, Taylor Foundation, Paris, France June 13 – July 6
2012 Heaven and Earth, Gallery Walk at Terminus, Atlanta, GA February 29 - May 18
Best of Atlanta, Besharat Gallery, Feb. 1 - March 17
2010 Through a Window of Paint, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Aug. 12 - Oct. 2
Mike Washing a Window, Flux Projects, Oct.1
Unconventional Portraiture, Gallery Walk at Terminus, Atlanta, GA Jan. 21 – April 17
Mike's Drive, Flux Projects, Lenox Mall, Atlanta February 15 - March 1
2009 "Wonderland", Yu Kai Lin Gallery Atlanta, GA Dec. 4 – Jan 22
SCAD "Atlanta Photography Exhibition", Atlantic Station Atlanta, GA Oct. 16
"Ever Present and in Motion", ACA Gallery of SCAD, Woodruff Arts Center
Sept. 1- Oct.1
"Mike's Drive", Le Flash, Atlanta, GA Oct. 2
"Go Figure", Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA Jan 16- Feb 21
2008 Mike’s Drive, Rymer Gallery, Nashville, TN Dec. 6
Mike’s Drive, Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta, GA Dec. 4
Mike’s Drive, Swan Gallery at Serenbe, Palmetto, GA Nov. 1
Le Flash, Castleberry Hills, GA Oct. 24
SCAD at the Edge, Studioplex, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 13 – May 1
About Face, Alan Avery Art, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 1 – March 15
2007 The Painters,The Lowe Gallery,Atlanta, GA, July 13-August 15
"Blank", Tilt Gallery, Portland, Oregon, May 3-26
Art Papers Auction, Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA , Feb. 3
Protecting Flat Surfaces from…, Gallery 1600, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 8 –Mar. 16
2006 Pin-Up Show, MOCA – GA, Atlanta, GA Sept. 20-22
2005 AAXI, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, March 12-14
2004 10th Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
Nov.20- Jan 8
The Faculty Lounge, Desoto Row Gallery, Savannah, GA, Aug.26-Sept.1
Celebrating Our Twentieth Anniversary, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
Sept.11-Oct.9
2003 9th Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
Nov. 22- Dec.15
Art Auction X, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, March 17-19
American Made, Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 7- Dec. 4
2002 Project: Structure and Situation, Drawings and Paintings Related to
Architecture or Site
Environmental Design Gallery, Pomona, CA; Michael Folonis , AIA and Associates,
Santa Monica, CA Sept. 16- Oct. 4
8th Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
Nov. 14- Dec. 16
Faculty Show 2002, El Camino College Art Gallery, Nov. 25-Dec. 20
99 CENT STORE SHOW, Cypress College Fine Arts Gallery, Cypress, CA,
Oct. 25- Nov.15
Art Auction 9, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, April 12-14
2000 Recalling Space, Cerritos College Fine Arts Gallery, Norwalk, CA, Oct. 31- Nov. 15
Solitude, Lyman-Eyer Gallery, West Newton, MA, Sept. 9- Oct. 8, 2000
ART 2000: Applauding Revolutionary Talent, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA,
Sept.14 – Oct.1
INTRODUCTIONS 2000, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA, June 16- July 28
It’s About Time, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, Jan. 15- March 11
Korean and American, Woo Yeon Gallery, Seoul, Korea, Sept. 2 – Oct 5
1999 5th Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Dec.4-31
Persona, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 21- Nov. 26
Art Auction 8, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, Sept. 9- Oct. 2
New Artists, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA, June 24- July 31
Outside In, Patricia Correia Galllery, Santa Monica, CA, June 5- July 3
The Last Spring, Dirt Gallery, Hollywood, CA, March 20- April 10
Juried Selections #1, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, March 19- April 22
Losing Our Identity, Marc Arranaga Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA,
January 30, 1999
1998 All City Open, Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, July 15- Aug. 23
Outside In, William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA, Feb. 6- March 1, curated by
Connie Butler, MOCA L.A.
L.A. Art Now, Studio Bradende Kunst, Baumschulemweg, Berlin, Germany, Jan. 1-30
1997 L.A. Art Now, Artes Gallery, University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain, June 1- July 1
L.A. Art Now, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain, May 6- 31
Mainly Abstract, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Curator: Marie Thibeault,
May 9- 27
Art Prospect, La Jolla Art Competition, La Jolla, CA, Sept. 1- Oct. 1,
Curator: Zoltan Szabo
1996 Blue Fireworks and The Color Yellow, California State University, Long Beach, CA
Oct. 7-10
Directions, Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA, Sept. 17- Oct. 10,
Curator: Peter Frank
A Baker’s Dozen, The Gallery Downstairs, Old Town Pasadena, CA, May 25- June 15
Evva S. Vale Memorial Art Exhibit, L. B. Jewish Community Center, Long Beach, CA
March 10- April 26
1995 Intersection: Collaborating Couples, California Medical Arts Group,
Feb. 12- April 7
Graduate Art Students League Show, C. S. U.- Long Beach Gallery, Long Beach, CA,
Oct. 30- Nov 2
3 Oxymorons, California State University Long Beach Gallery, Long Beach, CA,
Nov. 6-9
1994 Insights 94, The University Art Museum, C. S. U.-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA,
May 6-29
1993 Fresh Paint, The University Art Museum, C. S. U.-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA,
March 10-17
1992 Advanced Painting Student Show, C. S. U.-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
May 27- June 19
1990 Kaleidoscope 90, Glendale Regional Arts Council, Glendale, CA, May 5- 6
The Pacific Art Guild’s 1990 Spring Art Exhibit, Westchester Municipal Building,
Los Angeles, CA, April 30- May10
Vacaville Art Show, Vacaville Community Center, Vacaville, CA, March 22- 25
5th Annual Greater Midwest International Exhibition, Central Missouri State
University Art Center Gallery Jan. 16- Feb. 16
1989 The Pacific Art Guild’s 1989 Autumn Art Exhibit, Westchester Municipal Building,
Los Angeles, CA Nov. 6-9
1988 HOAG Memorial Art Exhibition, Newport Beach, CA, June 16

BIBLIOGRAPHY (* Reviews)
The Atlantan, “About Face”, February, 2008
La Tempa, Susan, “Brett Eric Osborn,” Arts & Antiques, November, 2002
“Best Bet”, Los Angeles Times - Section Our Times, March 26, 2000
New American Paintings, December 1998
Lemons, Stephen, “Outside In Shelters Emerging Artists,” Entertainment Today,
February 1998
Gottlieg, Shirle, “An Outside Look at CSULB Creativity,” Press Telegram,
February 14, 1998
De Heras, John, “L.A. Art Now,” University of Castilla Press, La Mancha, Cuenca,
Spain, May, 1997
Monthly Management, full page reproduction, July 1995
* Hun Kyung, Art in Culture, Review and Reproduction, August 2003
Art & Antiques Magazine Featured Emerging Artist November 2002
Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section Reproduction “Bearing Thoughts of Fields”
at Ruth Bachofner Gallery December 13,2001
Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section “Best Bet”, “Sense of Place” at Ruth
Bachofner Gallery
March 26, 2000
The Argonaut, Color Photo and Announcement for “Sense of Place” at Ruth Bachofner
Galley March 2, 2000
New American Paintings, The Open Studio Press, October 1998
*Shirle Gottlieg, “An Outside Look at CSULB Creativity,” Press Telegram,
February 14,1998
John De Harris, “L.A. Art Now” University of Castilla Press La Mancha, Cuenca,
Spain May, 1997
Monthly Management, Full Page Reproduction July, 1995

AWARDS, GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
1997 Marilyn Werby Memorial Scholarship Recipient,
1997 Mainly Abstract Exhibit- Long Beach Arts, First Place, Long Beach, CA
August 30- September 26
1996 C. S. U. Long Beach Summer Arts Program, Full Scholarship, Long Beach, CA,
July 1-28
1994 “Insights “94”, The University Art Museum, Merit Award, Long Beach, CA, May 6-29
1990 Kaleidoscope ‘90, Awards: First Place; Mayor’s Choice Glendale Regional Arts
Council, Glendale, CA, May 5-6
1990 The Pacific Art Guild’s 1990 Spring Art Exhibit, Third Place, Westchester
Municipal Building, Los Angeles, CA, April 30- May 10
1989 The Pacific Art Guild’s 1989 Autumn Art Exhibit, Honorable Mention,
Westchester Municipal, Building, Los Angeles, CA, November 6-9
1988 Hoag Memorial Art Exhibition, Third Place, Newport Beach, CA, June 6


LECTURES/PUBLIC-SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
High Museum Lecture, High Museum of Art, Atlanta GA May 14, 2008
Radio Interview "The Art Full Life", with Alan Avery, Atlanta, GA, March 5, 2008
Panel Member Gallery Timothy Tew’s “Atlanta Art Scene” Discussion, Atlanta, GA,
July 20, 2006
Visiting Artist, California State University Long Beach, May 14, 1998
CVI-Cable Television, Slide Lecture: Ongoing Series entitled “Long Beach Art”,
Long Beach, CA, October 1997
Panel Discussion Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA, September 17, 1996

COLLECTIONS
Boy Scouts of America
Toyota Motor Corporation
Paramount Pictures, Painting used in the film Greensleeves, August 1991
Roger Corman Motion Picture Studio/Concord- New Horizons
Portrait used in the film, Masque of the Red Death, April 1989
Portrait used in the film, Transylvania Twist, May 1988
Dr. and Mrs. Donald Abrams
Mz. Rita Atkinson
Beth and Greg Coccari, Santa Monica, CA
Ms. Cherlyn Comer
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cooper
Ms. Teri Deriminouczy
Mr. Richard and Mrs. Connie Frank, Beverly Hills, CA
Dr. Beth Horowitz and Michael Kazin, Chevy Chase, MD
Mr. and Mrs. Young Hoon Paik
Mr. Richard and Mrs. Sandy Darling
Mr. David and Mrs. Barb Osborn
Mr. Tony Jonas, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Katherine Melhorn, Little Rock, AR
Mr. Mike Ottweiler
Mr. Cliff and Mrs. Shira Roma, Marina Del Rey, CA
Ms. Virginia Reeves and Mr. Bob Brada, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Darrin Schnabel, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. Jerry and Mrs Liela Schwartz, Beverly Hills, CA
Ms. Donna Vogel, Parma, OH
Mr. Steve and Mrs.Linda Weitz, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Alice West, Pacific Palisades, CA
Ms. Linda Atkinson, Berkeley, CA
Mr. Randal D. Baker, Los Angeles, CA
Ms. Elizabeth Bailey & Mr. Graham Beckel, Los Angeles, CA
Mr. James Burke Savannah, GA
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gouris, Austin, TX
Ms. Jeehee Paik, Los Angeles, CA
Ms. Marie Renaudineau, Dinan, France
Ms. Rebecca Webb
Mr. Don Hulsey
Ms. Jill Thompson

EXPERIENCE
Sept. 2014-Present Savannah College of Art and Design, Full time Professor
April 2009-2014 Savannah College of Art and Design, Associate Dean
August 2006-March 2009 Savannah College of Art and Design, Academic Director
Sept. 2004-May 2006 Savannah College of Art and Design, Assessment Coordinator
March 2006 – July 2006 Savannah College of Art and Design, Chair of Painting Department
Sept. 2003 - Feb. 2006 Savannah College of Art and Design, Full time Professor
Sept. 2002- May 2003 Los Angeles County High School for the Arts - CA, Art History
Sept. 2002 - May 2003 El Camino College –CA, Adjunct Professor Drawing
May 1994- June 2002 Owner and Founder of Beagle Easel, Manufacturing Company of
Fine Artist Materials
Jan.2001 – June 2003 Irvine Fine Arts Center- Irvine, CA, Professor Paintng
Jan. 2001 - May 2003 Mt. San Antonio College –CA, Adjunct Professor Drawing
Jan. 1999 - May 2003 California State University -Long Beach, Adjunct Professor
Drawing and Painting
Sept. 1998- Dec. 1998 California State University-Long Beach, Teacher’s Assistant-
Beginning Life painting
Jan. 1992- May 1997 Manhattan Beach Cultural Affairs, Beginning Drawing Workshop
Jan. 1992- May 1997 California State University -Long Beach, Graduate Assistant
Art History
Nov. 1993 – March 1995 West Orange College, Garden Grove, CA, Full-time Faculty
Professor in English
Feb. 1987- Sept. 1991 Motion Picture Art Director and Scenic
Preferred Productions, Introvision, Boyington Films,
Praxis Film Works, Pyramid World Entertainment.
Works included films: Darkman, Star Trek IV,
Karate Kid III, Transylvania Twist et. al. Hollywood, CA
June 1984-Jan. 1987 Theatrical Lighting Designer, Underdog Productions,
Milwaukee & Madison, WI

EDUCATION
California State University- Long Beach,
Masters Degree in Fine Arts, May 1997
University of Wisconsin- Madison,
Bachelor of Arts Degree, December 1986
CSU- Summer Arts Program Four week Drawing (Transient Image)
and Painting (Panting and Beyond) workshop.
Visiting Artists include: Wayne Thibaud Amy Sillman,
Gregory Amenoff, Irene Pijoan, Roland Reiss, Peter Frank,
Peter Alexander and Alexis Smith, July 1-28, 1996

 

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