Bryn McConnell

Painting
Bryn McConnell is a young American artist, born in 1979, who lives and works in New York. Her paintings are gestural abstractions of the female form in nature and could belong to a category of painting called "pop spiritual feminists" with modern influences ranging from German Expressionism to Symbolism or even Fauvism.

Bryn McConnell born 1979 lives and works in New York City brynkmcc@gmail.com Education 2010 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA 2002 BFA, Pratt Art Institute, New York, USA Solo Exhibitions 2011 Re:self-reflection/refraction/reflexion, Frontrunner Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2011 Looked, b/conte, Brooklyn, NY, USA 2009 HUB, US Embassy, Brussels, Belgium 2008 Gallery Garden, Brussels, Belgium 2006 Paintings, Arbre Mandarine Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 2006 Paperdolls (Invisibles), Klaster Osek Gallery, Czech Republic 2006 Paperdolls, Vinicni Altan Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic Group Exhibitions 2012 BWYLove, The Hole Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2012 Ladies and Gentlemen, The Tree-Nomadic Art Initiatives, New York, NY, USA 2012 First Annual Show, Frontrunner Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2011 Tout est Mini, Gallery Garden, Brussels, Belgium 2010 Plus One, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2010 Judith Eisler/Bryn McConnell/Mariah Robertson,Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY, USA 2010 That’s Just It, Visual Arts Gallery, NY, New York, USA 2010 Thanks...but it’s actually on purpose, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2010 Affordable Art Fair Brussels, Brussels, Belgium 2009 Tout est Mini, Gallery Garden, Brussels, Belgium 2009 Fashionistas!, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA , USA 2009 Affordable Art Fair Brussels, Brussels, Belgium 2008 Kunsthaus Rhenania, Cologne, Germany 2008 Artemisa Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 2007 BAAF, Brussels, Belgium 2007 Derapages, Brussels, Belgium 2007 API 2007 exhibition, Centre Culturel de Woluwe, Brussels, Belgium 2006 Summer Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehamptons, NY, USA 2006 The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehamptons, NY, USA 2004 Hodonin Gallery of Visual Arts, Hodonin, Czech Republic 2003 Rapunzel(black), AAAD Atelier, Prague, Czech Republic 2002 Rapunzel(blond), Villa Herriot, Venice, Italy 2002 This is about LOVE, Shaffler Gallery, New Jersey, NJ, USA 2002 William Patterson Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA 1999 Compost, Museum of History, Bellingham, WA, USA Awards and Residencies 2010 Nomination for the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s MFA Grant Program 2009 Nomination for Dedalus Foundation’s MFA Fellowship 2007 Residency Atelier Burlumi, Trebes, France 2004 Hodonin Artist Residency (Maly format Hodonin 2004), Czech Republic 2003 Exchange program, Academy of Arts Architecture and Design, Prague, Czech Republic 2003 Fine Arts Award for Outstanding Merit in Painting, Pratt Institute, NY 2004 Honorary Academic Award, Pratt Institute, NY, USA 2002 Pratt in Venice Program, Italy 1997 Centrum Artist Residency, WA, USA Publicity Bomblog, http://bombsite.com/articles/6460, February, 2012 The New Yorker Magazine, Aug 30, 2010 Time Out New York Magazine/Issue 777: Aug 19-25, 2010 Elle Magazine (Belgium), November, 2007