JUDITH BRAUN

AKA: Judith Weinman/Weinperson 1983-95


b. Albany, New York, 1947

Lives and works in New York and Albany, NY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS  

(as Braun)


2022   "My Pleasure", Opalka Gallery, Russell Sage College, Albany, NY

2019   "Two Bitches Are Better than One", Maples Rugs, New York, NY

2016   "Homeostasis", McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY             

            "Crazy Bitch", Simuvac Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2014    Art Brussels, BE, solo booth with Joe Sheftel Gallery

2013   "May I Draw", Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, NY

2012   "Diamond Dust", Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

2009   "Bicameral Symmetries", Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, DE

2008   "Symmetrical Procedures", Fruit and Flower Deli, New York, NY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

(as Weinman/Weinperson)


1992   "Sacred Order of the Burning Bush", Arena, New York, NY

             "He’s Good In Bed", Boulevard Project Space, Albany, NY

1991   "Six Good Cases for Manslaughter", Columbia University, New York, NY

1990   "Read My Pussy", Souyun Yi Gallery, New York, NY

1989   "Reflecting on My White Shelf", Jagendorf Bacchi, New York, NY

1988   "White Girl Makes Her Case", White Columns, New York, NY

1988   "White Girl Paintings", On the Wall Gallery, New York, NY



GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

(as Braun)


2022   "11 Women of Spirit", Zurcher Gallery, New York, NY

2020   "Affinities and Outliers", from the collection of the University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

            "The Beginning of Everything", Univ of Minnesota, MN

2019   "Weinpersonally Yours", Wild Cards, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY, 2 person

2018   "Out of Line", September Gallery, Hudson, NY

             "Celestial Mechanics", Artwork Advisory, New York, NY

2015   "Nature/Nurture", Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, ARTPRIZE #7

             "Kaleidoscopic", Royal Society of American Art, Brooklyn, NY.

2014   "Off the Wall: for Sol LeWitt", New Mexico State University, NM

              "A Transatlantic Affair", Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, curator Inti Guerrero

               Sharjah Art Festival, Sharjah, UAE

               NADA, New York, NY with Joe Sheftel Gallery

              "Choices: Works on Paper", Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf, DE

              "Copietas", Valentine, Bushwick, NY

              "Genesis Forward Battery", HKJB Projects, Bushwick, NY

              "Pencils Down", Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

2013    " Migratory Marks", Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

              "Peekskill Project V", Peekskill, NY

              "Graphite", Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

                NADA, Miami, FL, with Joe Sheftel Gallery,

              "Jew York", UNTITLED, New York, NY

              "Drawing Now", Art fair, Paris, FR, with Galerie Conrads

2012    "Lucie Fontaine: Estate", Marianne Boesky, New York, NY, curator Nicola Trezzi

              "Lightness, Being", Brooklyn Gallery, Red Hook, NY, curator Trong Nguyen

              "Wearwithall", Quick Fun Gallery, E. Hampton, NY

              "Pressing Matter", Parallel Art Space, Bushwick, NY

              "More or Less", Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY

              "Contemplation and Conjecture", Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2011    "What About This?" Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, AT curator Raimundas Malasauskas

              "Photo Finish", Tulips and Roses Gallery, Brussels, curator Raimundas Malasauskas

              "After School Special", University at Albany, NY, curator Ken Johnson

              "So Happy Together", Norte Maar, Bushwick, NY, curator Julie Torres

              "Wavelength", Storefront, Bushwick, NY, curator Jason Andrews

2010    "La Chat Grenouille" Unosunove, Milano, IT, curator Raimundas Malasauskas

              "Santa", Frosch and Portmann, New York, NY

              "Portable Caves", HKJB Projects, Greenpoint, NY

              "Atmospheres", Galerie Pangée, Montreal, Canada

 2009   "Fruit and Flower Deli in Exile", DUVE, Berlin, DE

              "Eternal Return", Nurture Art, New York, NY

               Frieze Art Fair, London, UK with Tulips & Roses Gallery

              "La Chat Grenouille", Tulips & Roses Gallery, curator Raimundas Malasauskas

              "Personal Abstractions", HKJB Projects, Brooklyn, NY

               Art Brussels, Brussels, BE, with Galerie Conrads

               NADA Miami, FL, with Fruit & Flower Deli

               Artissima, Turino, Italy, with Fruit & Flower Deli

              "Moonlight Show", Fruit & Flower Deli, Brussels, BE

                Art Brussels, Brussels, BE, with Fruit & Flower Deli

                Serial Meditations, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY

               "Awakenings", Spattered Columns, New York, NY

               "Estrella Levante, SOS 4.8", with Fruit and Flower Deli, Murcia, SP, curator Jota Castro

               "Paper Exhibition", Artists Space, New York, NY, curator Raimundas Malasauska

2007      Pierogi Flatfiles, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

                Momenta Art, Benefit, Brooklyn, NY

2004      University Art Museum, Pierogi Flatfiles Selected Works, Albany, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

(as Weinman/Weinperson)


1994        American Fine Arts Benefit, American Fine Arts, , New York

                "Bad Girls", New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY, Curator Marcia Tucker

                  Annual Benefit, White Columns, New York, NY

1993        Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, , New York, NY

                "Getting to Know You: Sexual Insurrection and Resistance", Kunstlerhaus Bethanien

                  Berlin, DE.                    

                "Getting to Know You: Sexual Insurrection and Resistance," Leipzig Art Museum,  

                  Leipzig, DE.                       

                 "Contacts/Proofs", Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ, Curator Gary Sangster

                  Annual Benefit, White Columns, New York, NY

1992      "By Any Means Necessary", Printed Matter, New York, NY

                  21st Century Foxes, Rebecca Cooper Fine Arts, New York, NY

                  Annual Benefit, White Columns, , New York, NY

1991        Art in General, New York, NY, Curator Holly Block

                "Original Sin", CW Post, Long Island University, NY, Curator Casandra Langer

1990      "Selections",Drawing Center, New York, NY, Curator Ann Philbin.

                "Invitational", Hyde Museum, Glens Falls, NY

1989      "Update", White Columns, New York, NY

                "Reflex", On The Wall Gallery, New York, NY

1988      "Democracy: Cultural Participation", Group Material, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY                 

1987      "Interplay", Rice Gallery, Albany Institute of Art, Albany, NY, Curator Debra Balkan

                "The Home Show", Schacht Fine Art Center, Troy, NY, Curator Ken Johnson



FINGERPRINT COMMISSIONS


2020     "Fingering #36", Mazda, Cologne, DE

2018     "Fingering #34", Bristol Myers Squibb, New York, NY

2017     "Fingering #33", Private residence, San Francisco, CA

               "Fingering #32", Norwegian Cruise Ship, Joy, launches China

2016     "Fingering #31", Northeast Michigan Center for the Arts, Alpena, MI

               "Fingering #30", Anthropologie, London Design Week, London, UK

               "Fingering #29", Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn, NY

               "Fingering #27", Chevron Corp, Parkview Green, Beijing, China

2015     "Fingering #26", Lululemon, The Hub event center, New York, NY

               "Fingering #24", Bloomberg Philanthropies, New York, NY

               "Fingering #23", Maples Rugs, New York, NY

2014      Women’s Olympic Snowboard Team, for Burton

2013      "Fingering #17", Maples Rugs, New York, NY

2012      "Fingering #13", Maples Rugs, New York, NY

                "Fingering #12", Maples Rugs, New York, NY



VIDEO


2010 -present   "Edirp and Ecidujerp, Forever", Episodic Archive of 7 videos on Vimeo and YouTube

                                 You Tube channel: Judith Braun 

   


PROJECTS

1993       "Weinpersonally Yours", series of 52 weekly postcard mailings



REALITY TV

2010        Contestant on first season “Work of Art”, Bravo TV



AWARDS AND HONORS


2017        Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant

2017        Tree of Life Foundation Artist Grant

2015        Frey Foundation Seed Grant

2013        Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2013        New York Artist’s Fellowship Grant

2011        Consideration for Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany, curator Carolyn Cristov Bakargiev

2010        Nominee for Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant



TALKS / INTERVIEWS / FILM


2020        Interview, "In Conversation with Judith Braun", by Fleur Adderley, ARCCA Magazine, June, 2020

2018        Documentary Commercial for Bristol Myers Squib, New York City, NY

                  Public Talk - "What Good Is My Cake if I Can’t Eat It", College of St. Rose, Albany, NY

2017        Documentary Film - "More Art Upstairs", documentary film produced by Jody Hassett  Sanchez

2016        Film - Anthropologie, London Design Week

                  Film - Havas Worldwide

2015        Film - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI 

                  Public Talk - "Making Lemonade", The Hub, Lululemon, New York, NY

                  Film - "Invisible Darkness", Chevron, Beijing, China

2014        Private Talk - Bloomberg Philanthropies, New York, NY

                  Public Talk - Art Brussels, The Stage, Brussels, BE

                  Public Talk - State University of New Mexico, gallery talk

                  Student Talk - Kent Place School, Summit, NJ, student lecture

                  Panelist, book launch: "Two Selves: Susan Silas, Joy Episalla", Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

                  Video Interview and Blog, Mommy.com, by Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos

2012        Public Talk, Arts and Culture Talks, University Art Museum, University at Albany, NY

                  Public Talk - "Diamond Dust", Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

2011        Student Talk - New York Studio School

2010        Interview, "Survival in New York: An Interview with Artist Judith Braun", Art F City, November 10

                  Yale Radio Interviews, Parts 1-2

                  Public Video Screening - "The Art of Self Absorption", video and talk, Muse Fuse, Bushwick, NY



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


2020.       "The Best Statement-Making Entry Ways...", VOGUE LIVING, AU, Nov 5, 2020    


2019        FUKT Magazine, Systems, Issue #18, Systems (BOOK)


2018        “Newfields: A Place for Nature and Art”, Indianapolis Museum of Art (BOOK)


2016        Art Critical, THE REVIEW PANEL, Brooklyn Public Library, Homeostasis and Crazy Bitch, Panelists,                    Rob Storr, Kara Rooney, Lance Esplund, David Cohen.


2016        Taney Roniger, “Judith Braun, Homeostasis and Crazy Bitch”, BROOKLYN RAIL, May 3, 2016


2016        Thomas Micchelli, “Fearless Symmetries, Judith Braun’s Carbon-Based Art Forms,                      HYPERALLERGIC, April 9, 2016

    

2014        Thomas Micchelli, “Vanishing Virtuosity: Seven Artists, Seven Drawings,”                HYPERALLERGIC, November 23, 2014


2013         Roberta Smith, “Judith Braun: ‘May I Draw", NEW YORK TIMES, April 5. 2013


2013         Sarah Urist Green, “Graphite”. Indianapolis, IN: Indianapolis Museum of Art (CATALOGUE)


2013         Hannah Yudkin, “Lines of Spontaneous Jagged Contours” HYPERALLERGIC, April 17, 2013


2013         Karen Garratt, “Judith Braun: An Act of Investigation Through Drawing.” ARTLYST, April, 2013


2013        James Panero, "Gallery Chronicle", THE NEW CRITERION,  April , 2013


2013         Charles Schultz, "Lightness, Being", BROOKLYN RAIL, 2013 


2012          Sam Parker,  "All the World at Your Fingertips, Painter Judith Braun's Fingerings Series", Huffington Post UK, Nov 6, 2012 


2011         ARGE, ed. “East by Southwest: Curated byVienna”. Nürnberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst (CATALOGUE)


2011         Audrey Cottin, Charlie & Sabrina, "Qui l’eut Cru?" Paris: Éditions du Jeu de Paume, 2011. (CATALOGUE)


2010          Doug Ashford, Sabrina Locks and Julie Ault. “Show & Tell: A Chronicle of Group Material”,            London: Four Corners Books (BOOK)


2012          Claire Staebler, “Les Yeux grands fermés.” ROVEN 2 (Fall 2009/Winter 2010): 9-13 (BOOK)


2009          Georg Imdahl, “Symmetrische Esoterik.” ARTNET.DE, Front page, February 19, 2009


2009          David Grosz, "The Paper Exhibition,” MODERN PAINTERS, May, 2009


2009          Emily Warner, "Personal Abstraction", BOMB, May, 2009


2009          Anna Gritz, "Paper Exhibition", FRIEZE, March 13, 2009


2008          Nicola Trezzi, FLASH ART, Vol XLI No 262, Oct, 2008


2000          Laura Cottingham,  “Seeing Through the Seventies: Essays on Feminism and Art”, Amsterdam: G+B Arts International, 2000 (BOOK)


1999          Brain Wallis, ed., “Democracy: A Project By Group Material,” Seattle: Bay Press 


1995          Robin Kahn, ed., “Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists”. New York: Creative Time and SOS International, 1995 (BOOK)


1994          Marcia Tucker, “Bad Girls”. New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art, (CATALOGUE)


1994         Robin Kahn, “Promotional Copy”, New York: SOS International and Mimi Somberby (BOOK)


1993        Jane Philbrick, ed., “The Return of the Cadavre Exquis”, New York, The Drawing Center, (CATALOGUE)


1992          Dean McNeil and Christoph Tannert, “Getting to Know You: Sexual Insurrection and Resistance”, Berlin, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, (CATALOGUE)


1990           Roberta Smith, “Reviews/Art: Echoes of 60’s and 70’s Among the Young and Little Known”, NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1990


1990           Kim Levin, Village Voice Choices, Vol XXXV No. 42, Oct 16, 1990



COLLECTIONS


Estate of Pat Hearn

Estate of Penny McCall

University at Albany Museum, Albany, NY

Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Lululemon Athletica, New York, NY

Bristol Myers Squib

Chevron, Beijing

College of Notre Dame



EDUCATION


1983 MFA   University at Albany, Albany, NY

1982 MA     University at Albany, Albany, NY

1979 BFA    Empire State College, Albany, NY

1967 AAS    Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY



TEACHING


1985-92    Figure Drawing Professor, College of St. Rose, Albany, NY

1994-95    Figure Drawing Instructor, Wood Toby Coburn School of Design, New York, NY

1980-83    Assistant Professor Drawing and Painting, University at Albany, Albany, NY