Born in Michigan and raised in Northeast Indiana, Brian received his B.A. from Humboldt State University and his M.F.A. in Visual Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. He has worked in a variety of media including site-specific installations, sculpture, video, ceramics, paintings and performance art. He has exhibited work in numerous venues across the U.S. and Europe including the Bill Maynes Gallery (New York, NY), the Rotermann Art Center (Tallinn, Estonia) and the Latvijas Makslinieku Savienibas Galerija (Riga, Latvia). He has served at numerous academic posts and has presented his work at such venues as the Ohio University School of Art (Athens, OH), Temple University’s Tyler School of Art (Elkins Park, PA) and Houston’s Center for Contemporary Craft (Houston, TX).
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