BRITTA URNESS

BRITTA URNESS
Lansing, MI
brittaurness@gmail.com
www.brittaurness.com
 
EDUCATION
2008 MFA, Painting and Drawing, Printmaking minor, University of Iowa
2007 MA, Painting and Drawing, Printmaking minor, University of Iowa
2004 BFA, Studio Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (solo shows *)
2018 A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018 Dear Creature, Delta College Galleria, University Center, MI*
2017 Themeless, Whitdel Arts, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI 
2017 Pop Up: Special Edition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI
2017 Star-Crossed Lovers, Morissey Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
2017 Group Show, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI
2016 Ain't No Real Wound, Hatch Art Collective Cafe 1923, Hamtramck, MI*
2016 Indirect Messaging, Greater Lansing Arts Council, Lansing, MI*
2016 Small Works, Lemonade Stand Gallery, Key West, FL
2015 93rd Annual All Media Show, Ann Arbor Art Center, MI
2015 Resurrected: The Early Works, Satellite Contemporary, Las Vegas, NV
2014 Party Lines, Smart Clothes Gallery, New York City, NY
2013 Headspace, Rubies Paradise, Lansing MI*
2013 BESIDE OURSELVES, Milkmaid Gallery EL, East Lansing, MI*
2013 Instructions_13, SCENE(Metrospace), East Lansing, MI
2013 B3: Blooms, Bugs and Beasts, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
2012 LOVE FOR SALE (you know you need it), work-detroit, University of Michigan School of Art & Design Gallery, Detroit, MI
2011 Don’t Be Jealous, Base Space, Queens, NY
2011 New Gut Feelings, Creole Gallery, Lansing, MI*
2010 Destination: 1111, Godfrey Warehouse, Grand Rapids, MI
2010 The Little Big Show, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN 2010
2010 Oblique Patience, (SCENE)Metrospace, East Lansing, MI
2009 Bevy, MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN*
2009 ArtPrize, Brassworks Building, Grand Rapids, MI 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017  Cover Art, Lansing City Pulse, 19 July 2017, Volume 16, Issue 38 ed.: 1. Print.

2013 Henderson, Carlee. “Following the instructions: Art show at (SCENE)Metrospace challenges artists with limitations.” lansingcitypulse.com. web. 1 Nov. 2013. 8 Nov. 2013.

2012 Velez, Pedro. “Eye Exam: Museum Porn Arrives in the Midwest.” Newcity Art. Newcity Communications, Inc. 27 Nov. 2012. Web. 22 Nov. 2013.

2012 Downs, Davis. Face, Figure, Identity. Chicago: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2012. Print.

2010 Studio Visit Magazine. Volume 10. (2010): 164-5. Print.
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2009 "Pop Art Portraits." Grand Rapids Herald-Review, 25 Apr. 2009. Print. 

2008 Sturdevant, Andy. “Don’t Forget Where You Are: Two Iowa Artists Discuss the Flood of 2008.” MentalContagion. web. July 2008. 

PRINT EXCHANGES
2017 Supersitions, coordinated by Stephanie Alainz,  West Virginia University

2017 Value of Sum, coordinated by Matthew Hanson-Weller, Durango, CO
2017 Star-Crossed Lovers, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
2016 Solidarity: Postcards for Peace at Standing Rock, coordinated by Aunna Escobedo-Wickham, Madison, WI


NOTABLE
2015 Recpient, Chris Clark Fellowship for Creative Professionals, Greater Lansing Arts Council

2015 Juror, 2015 East Lansing Art Festival, 3-Dimensional Categories

2015 Juror, Change of Seasons Exhibit, Arts Council of White Lake, Whitehall, MI

2013 Curator, Instructions_13, (SCENE)Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

2012 Committee Member, Chris Clark Fellowship Program for Creative Professionals, Arts Council of Greater Lansing, MI

2010 Curator, Oblique Patience, (SCENE)Metrospace East Lansing, MI

2010 Visiting Artist, studio visits and public lecture, Luther College, Decorah, IA