Schick Art Gallery

Betsy Brandt

768 Wall Street                                
Diamond Point, NY 12824                
email: betsy_brandt@hotmail.com    

 

Education

MFA               1991, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

BFA                1985, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA.

Graduate         1981, Lake Placid School of Art, Lake Placid, NY.

                                                           

Solo Exhibitions

2003     Ho{use}-Ho{me} ,collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, November 12, 2003- April 30, 2004, 291412th Street, Washington, DC

2002     Factory Direct, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, March 5- June 30, 2002, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY

2001     White Noise, September 21-December 22, 2001, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt,Center for the Exploratory and Perceptual Arts Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1999     Acumen, October 14-November 18, 1999, Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY.

            Forms of Desire, April 9-May 1, 1999, Rennsaeler County Council on the Arts: The Arts Center, Troy, NY1997

1997     Installations: Jai Hart and Betsy Brandt, October 25-November 23, 1997 The Arts Center Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY.

            Adirondackland, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, January 27-February 21, 1997, The Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

1996     stuff, May 9-June 14, 1996, The Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY.

1995     Adirondackland, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, September 16-October 28, 1995, Art in General, New York , NY.

            S’More, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, Art in General, September 16-October 28, 1995, New York , NY.

            Adirondackland Factory Outlet, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, July 8-August 7, 1995, Fort Edward Arts Center, Fort Edward, NY.

1993     In Keeping, a collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, March 26-April 24, 1993, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

            At Home With It, a collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, February 11-March 25, 1993, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH.

1991     True to Life, a collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, March 7-April 12, 1991, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY.

1989     Solo Show, March 5-25, 1989, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA.

1988     Challenge Exhibitions, 1988-89, November 15-December 15, 1988, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Dene M. Louchheim Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

1987     Betsy Brandt: Recent Work,  May 2-24, 1986, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2010     2010 Mohawk Hudson Regional, October 2, -January 2, 2010, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls , NY.

2009     Out of This World, June - November 29, 2009, Albany International Airport, Albany, NY

2007     Laced with History, March 4- May 20, 2007, John Micheal Kohler Arts Center Sheboygan, WI.

            The Hui Teaches, March 17-April 22, 2007, The Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI.

2006     Fifth International Fiber Biennal, March 3- April 29, 2006, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2005     Coloring Outside the Lines, June 7-July 1, 2005, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ.

2004     Ho{use}-Ho{me}, April 3,- April 30, 2004, Flashpoint Gallery, Washington,DC.

2003     Regional Artists Self Portraits, May 21- June 28, 2003, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY.

2002     Hobby Lobby, November 8-December 21, 2002, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL.

            40 artists 40 Miles, November 1-January 19, 2002, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY.

            Betsy Brandt, Gabrielle Kanter, Han Sam Son, September 5-October 11, 2002, Courthouse Gallery, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY.

            Factory Direct. 2, April 5-June 30,2002, a collaborative work with Susie Brandt, The Arts Center for the Capital Region, Troy, NY.

2001     The Mohawk Hudson Regional Invitational, January 12-February 23, 2001, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY.

2000     2000 Mohawk Hudson Regional, June 30-August 6, 2000, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY.

            The Day is Short , the Work is Great: Installations in the Nott Memorial, July 13-August 20, 2000, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY.

1999     Material Departure, October 11-January 8, 2000, Albany International Airport, Albany, NY.

1998     Flash, December 3-January 9, 1998, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York, NY.

            Clay on the Fringe: Ceramic Installations, September 4-October 10, 1998, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA.

            Drawing Regional, July 9-August 28, 1998 Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY.

            20 x 12:  A Generation of Challenge Artists, July 18-August 28, 1998, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 

1997     Domestic Diversions, September 6-October 19, 1997, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA.

            Multiple Visions: Artists and the Landscape, July 17-September 12, 1997  Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY.

1996     New York State Biennial, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt, February 8-May 27, 1996, New York State Museum, Albany, NY.                

1994     Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Regional Juried Exhibition, collaborative installation with Susie Brandt June 7-July 31, 1994, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY.

1993     Field Notes, juried show, September 3-October 1, 1993Gallery 2, Chicago, IL.

1992     Alumni Invitational, February 29-March 21, 1993, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

1991     Amalgamations, December 20, 1991-January 24, 1992, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Gallery 2, Chicago, IL.

1990    Illinois MFA Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, December 2, 1990-January 27, 1991, Birks Museum, Millikin University, Decatur, IL.

           Philadelphia Clay Studio,  March 3-April 8, 1990, Lil Street Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1990    Contemporary Philadelphia Artists:  A Juried Exhibition, April 22-July 8, 1990, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.

1989    American Clay Artists 1989, April 1-June 4, 1989 Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA.

1988   Objects, November 23-December 23, 1988, Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

          1988 Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 3-19, 1988, The PPG Place Wintergarden, Pittsburgh, PA

1987   Fired With Enthusiasm, October 16-December 31, 1987, Campbell Museum, Camden, NJ.

 

Grants/Awards

2003     The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY,  Don't Fence Me In Juror’s Award

            New York Foundation for the Arts and The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY,  Special Opportunity Stipend

2002     New York Foundation for the Arts and The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY,  Special Opportunity Stipend

2001     Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, Artist as Catalyst Grant

            New York Foundation for the Arts and The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY, Special Opportunity Stipend

2000     New York Foundation for the Arts and The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY, Special Opportunity Stipend

            University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY
            Mayor’s Award
            University at Albany Purchase Prize

1998     Warren County Arts Initiative, Warren County, NY, Individual Artist Grant

1994     University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY
            Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Regional Juried Exhibition
            Peoples Choice Award

1989    Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA, American Clay Artists Award            

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2003     The Washington Post, Washington, DC,  December 11, 2003, It Takes a Heap O’Dust to Make "House-Home", review by Jessica Dawson     

            The Washington Post, Washington, DC,  December 12, 2003, "Ho[use] Ho[me]": Welcome to the Courouble Abode, article by Micheal O'Sullivan

2001     The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, Tour de Force; Not your usual vacation slides, review by Richard Huntington

            Alt Press, Buffalo, NY, Buffalo is in Search of a Future, but Paradise? review by Alice E. Gerard

2000     Metroland, January 6-12, 2000, Art of Craft, review by Stacy Lauren

            The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY, July 26, 2000, Mohawk Hudson Regional offers thoughtful artworks at UAlbany, article by Karen Bjornland

            Albany Times Union, Albany, NY, July 23, 2000, The Nott that binds: Exhibit a giant permutation of memorial

1999     Metroland, December 30, 1999, Art: Best of ‘99, review by Stacy Lauren

            Times Union, Albany, NY, December 26, 1999, Crafts Prepare for Takeoff, review by William Jaeger

            The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY, November 26, 1999, Show Features Creative Use of Familiar Materials, article by Karen Bjornland

            Metroland, Albany, NY, April 28, 1999, Objectification Lesson, review by Stacey Lauren

1998     The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 19, 1998, Fleisher celebrating two major milestones, review by Edward J. Sozanski

            The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY, January 18, 1998, Material Girls: Sisters turn offbeat stuff into social commentary, article by Karen Bjornland

1997     The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY, November 5, 1997, Everyday materials make statements about women’s roles, review by Peg Churchill Wright

            Adirondackland 1997: St. Lawrence University, exhibition catalog with essay by Carlos Gutierrez-Solana

1996     Times Union, Albany, NY, February 25, 1996, Curator relies on instinct for state museum exhibit, review by Timothy Cahill

1994     Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Juried Exhibition, University Art Museum, State University of New York, Albany, NY, exhibition catalog with essay by Nina Felshin

            The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, NY, June 19, 1994, University at Albany juried exhibition diverse and eye-catching, review by Peg Churchill Wright

            Times Union, Albany, NY, June 19, 1994, Serious Tone Connects Art in Exhibit at U Albany, review by Ray Mark Rinaldi

1990     Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia, PA, October 31, 1990, How to Start collecting Art, article by Meredith Henry

            Contemporary Philadelphia Artists: A Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA., exhibition catalog with essay by Paula Marincola

1989     Ceramics Monthly, October 1989, Betsy Brandt

            Philadelphia City Paper, July 14- July 21, 1989, Flaming Electric Gonads: and other wild Philadelphia work at the Clay Studio and Nexus shows, review by Robin Rice

1988     Fired With Enthusiasm, Campbell Museum, Camden, NJ, exhibition catalog with essay by Catherine Wilford

            Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA,  December 9, 1988, Challenge' artists at the Fleisher, review by Victoria Donohue

1987     The New York Times, New York, NY, November 22, 1987, Tureens: Functional, Fanciful, Fantastic, review by Patricia Malarcher

            Ceramics Monthly, February 1987, News and  Retrospect

 

Collections     

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.

University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY.

Westinghouse Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA.

Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY.

 

 

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