David Brewster

EDUCATION
1993Art
Teaching Certification Moore College of Art Philadelphia, PA
1988Master
of Fine Arts University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
1985Bachelor
of Fine Arts Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD

ADDITIONAL STUDIES
1980-1982Leo
Marchutz School, Aix-en-Provence, France
1979-1980Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007-2008Milton
Academy (Milton, MA) Artist-In-Residence for Drawing, Painting
2006, 2003Deep
Springs College (Deep Springs, CA) Artist-In-Residence for Drawing, Painting
2003-2005Deerfield
Academy (Deerfield, MA) Art Instructor of AP Drawing, Oil Painting
2002-2004Community
College of Vermont (Brattleboro, VT) Adjunct Professor in Acrylic Painting, Drawing
1995-2000Pomfret
School (Pomfret, CT) Art Instructor in AP Oil Painting, Art History
1991-1994Community
College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA) Adjunct Professor in Perceptual Drawing
1989-1993Kimberton
Waldorf School (Kimberton, PA) Art Instructor in Oil & Watercolor Painting
1989University
of Maryland (College Park, MD) Adjunct Professor in Figural & Perceptual
Drawing

FELLOWSHIPS, LECTURES & AWARDS
Commissioned Artist, “The Art of Action:  Shaping Vermont’s
Future Through Art”, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT  2009
Commissioned Artist, “James Carey’s Baltimore 1759-1832”, WP
Carey School Business at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD  2009
Grant Recipient, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Great Barrington, MA  2008
Mary Van Hughes Award, Silvermine Guild’s 58th annual juried Art of the
Northeast, New Canaan, CT 2007
Commissioned Artist, permanent installation at Department of Public Safety facility,
St. Albans, VT 2007
Grant Recipient, Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, NJ 2007
Grant Recipient, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT 2007
Grant Recipient, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY 2006
Artist-In-Residence Deep Springs College, Deep Springs, CA 2003, 2006
Guest Artist Lecturer St. Andrew’s School, Middletown, DE April 2006
Guest Lecturer in Art Development Westminster School, Simsbury, CT April 2005
Artist-In-Residence Deep Springs College, Deep Springs, CA 2003
The Klots Residency Program Rochefort-en-Terre, Malansac, France 2002, 1993
Excellence in Teaching Award - Travel to Portugal Pomfret School, Pomfret, CT
1998
Fellowship with The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Ireland
1994, 1996-1998, 2004

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2008Irrepressible
Storm, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY, NY
2007David
Brewster:  Paintings, Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA
2006Roiling
Light, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The
Warner Gallery at St. Andrew’s School, Middletown,
Delaware
Recent
Paintings, C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Recent
Paintings, Hosmer Gallery, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA
2005Charles
P. Russell Gallery, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, Massachusetts
2004Grimaldis
Gallery, "Recent Paintings," Baltimore, Maryland
2003Reeves
Contemporary, "Deep Springs," New York, New York
Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2002Spheris
Gallery of Fine Art, "Paysage du Morbihan," Bond Street, New York,
New York
Grimaldis
Gallery, "Brittany~Vermont," Baltimore,
Maryland
2001Gross
McCleaf Gallery, "New Territory," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2000Spheris
Gallery of Fine Art, Bond Street, New York, New York
Grimaldis
Gallery, Baltimore Maryland
1999Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spheris
Gallery of Fine Art, Walpole, New Hampshire
1998Grimaldis
Gallery, Baltimore Maryland
1997Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Grimaldis
Gallery, Baltimore Maryland
1996Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1994Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Museum of Art, Sales and Rental Gallery, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania
Middlesex
School, "Living as an Urban Landscape Painter," Concord, Massachusetts
Historic
Bartram's Gardens, "Industrial Landscapes," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1992Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1990University
of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2009Gross
McCleaf Gallery, Resonance of Place, , Philadelphia, PA
Shelburne
Farms, Champlain’s Lake Rediscovered, Shelburne,
VT;  also, The Boston Public Library, Boston,
MA; Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT;  Vermont
State House, Montpelier, VT
C.
Grimaldis Gallery, Landscapes into Art,  Baltimore,
MD
2008Gerald
Peters Gallery, Counter Balance, New York, NY
Silvermine
Art Guild, “59th Annual Juried Group Exhibit:  Art
of the Northeast, New Canaan, CT
Spheris
Gallery, Great Rivers Art Institute, Hanover, NH
2007Silvermine
Art Guild, “58th Annual Juried Group Exhibit:  Art of the Northeast,
New Canaan, CT
Circle
Gallery, 7th Annual Juried American Landscapes Exhibition,
MD Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD
William
Baczek Gallery, Annual Landscape invitational, Northampton,
MA
2006Paradise
City Arts Festival, Northampton, MA
Concord
Art Association, The Artist in Rural Ireland:  American
Artists at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Concord,
MA
2005U.S.
Ambassador's Residence, "Art in Embassies Program," Dublin, Ireland
2004Berman
Museum of Art, "The Expressionistic Gesture," Ursinus College, Collegeville,
Pennsylvania
2003McMullin
Museum of Art, "Eire/Land," Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Musée
du Château de Rochefort-en-terre, "40
Peintres Americains," Rochefort-en-terre France
2002Brattleboro
Museum, "American River," Brattleboro, Vermont
T.W.
Wood Museum, "American River," Montpelier,
Vermont
Philadelphia
Art Alliance, "American River," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Florence
Griswold Museum, "American River," Old Lyme, Connecticut
Maryland
Federation of Art, "Art On Paper Exhibition," Annapolis, Maryland
Long
Beach Island Foundation of the Arts, "Landscapes ­ Mindscapes," Loveladies,
New Jersey
2000The
Currier Gallery of Art, "New England Views: Real and Imagined," Manchester,
New Hampshire
Musée
Granet, "L'école Marchutz, 25 ans," Aix-en-Provençe
1999The
Armory, "Work on Paper Show," New York, New York
The
Noyes Museum of Art, "Ambience and Energy," Oceanville,
New Jersey
1998Philadelphia
Art Alliance, "Through the Heart of the City: The Schuylkill River as Source," Phila,
PA
1997The
Butler Institute of American Art, "National Mid-Year Exhibition," Youngstown,
Ohio
1996Bernard
Toale Gallery, "Small Landscape Invitational," Boston, Massachusetts
Smith
College Museum of Art, "Drawing Invitational," Northampton,
Massachusetts
1995Prince
Street Gallery, "Still Life Invitational," New York, New York
Gettysburg
College, "Four Philadelphia Artists," Harrisburg,
Pennsylvania
The
Butler Institute of American Art, "National Mid-Year Exhibition," Youngstown,
Ohio
1994Philadelphia
Art Alliance, "Expressions of Contemporary Ireland: The Artist in Rural
Ireland," Phila., PA
Gregg
Conference Center Gallery, "A Diversity of Views," Bryn
Mawr, Pennsylvania
1990Philadelphia
Museum of Art, "Philadelphia Art Now," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
The Ballinglen Archive at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
Capitol Funding, Baltimore, MD
Deep Springs College, Deep Springs, CA
Eastern Stamp and Tool Company, Saugus, MA
Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ilesford Museum, Cranberry Island, Maine
Independent Educational Services, Alexandria, Virginia
Jury Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts
Philip and Muriel  Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville,
PA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
St. Albans Department of Public Safety, St. Albans, VT
The State Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Stroud Water Research Center, Unionville, Pennsylvania
Capitol Funding, Baltimore, Maryland

ARTICLES & REVIEWS
"A River Runs Through It," American Artist, July 2003: pp 68-69
Bowers, J., "Manic Expression: Baltimorean David Brewster Brings Uneven
Zeal to his Bleak Scenes," City Paper (Baltimore, Maryland), December 15,
2004: p 56
Brewster, David, Tom Seit, ed, "The Explosive Landscape," The Artist's
Magazine, (Volume 20, #11) November 2003: pp 56-61
Critic's Choice, "David Brewster: New Paintings," City Paper (Baltimore,
Maryland), November 24, 2004
Dorsey, John, "Lively works bursting with joyfulness," The Baltimore
Sun (Today), Dec 15, 1998: p 2E
Giuliano, Mike, "At Grimaldis, Brewster lets it flow," Baltimore Messenger
(Lifetimes), Dec 16, 2004: p 12
Giuliano, Mike, "Swirling Landscapes, Everyday Joy," The Baltimore
Sun (Lifetimes), December 2000
Henry, Gerrit, "David Brewster at Spheris," Art in America, September
2000: p 153
Landry, Peter, "Honoring History, Industry, and the River Running Through
It," The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 17, 1994: p B5
Mangravite, Andrew, "David Brewster Returns With New England Expressions," Philadelphia
Weekly (Art Matters), December/January 1999-2000: p 9
Mangravite, Andrew, "David Brewster's Diary of Desolation," Welcomat
Philadelphia (currently known as the Philadelphia Weekly), January 1992
Mangravite, Andrew, "The Beauty of Urban Waste," Welcomat Philadelphia
(Now known as the Philadelphia Weekly), January 1994
McKown, Rich, "New England Views: Real and Imagined - The 2000 Gloria Wilcher
Memorial Exhibition," Art New England, December/January 2000-2001: pp 43-44
McNatt, Glenn, "David Brewster Keeps it Unreal in Grimaldis Show," The
Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland), December 16, 2004: p 15T
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Contemporary Philadelphia Artists, catalog reproduction, "Fall
of the House at Land Hope," 1990: pp 93, 138
Schreur, Robert, "Brewster's Dozens: Grimaldis Show Reflects Painter's Productivity,
Muscular Style," City Paper (Baltimore, Maryland), December 23, 1998
Seidel, Miriam, "Clashing Planes," The Philadelphia Inquirer, December
24, 1999
Sozanski, Edward J., "His Landscapes Are Not Nostalgia Trips," The
Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec 21, 2003 


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Piles of Juniper

David Brewster

oil on board, 25 1/4 x 48 inches