BRE GIPSON


EDUCATION

2016  Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2012  BA in Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Liquid Jungle, Nat Turner Project, Portland, OR
2016 Alter Destiny II, Pataphysical Society, Portland, OR
2015 Obscuriosity, Field Day & Friends, Oakland, CA
2014 Moon Milk, Pixies and Peonies, Alameda, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Crystal Caves: Warm Magic, Autumn Lights Festival, Oakland, C
She Breathes, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, C
NEW WORLD UNLTD, Compliance Division, Portland, OR
Alter Destiny, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Winter Artist in Residence, Free Oakland Up, Oakland, CA

2015
Hard Edge: Geometric Abstraction, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Destabilizing Dystopia, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Brownhall Collective in Residence, Compliance Division, Portland, OR
Artists; Women what it Means to be an artist in 2015, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Autumn Lights Festival, Gardens at Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA
Black Artists on Art: The Legacy Exhibit, Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma, CA
Black Artists on Art, Marin Community Foundation, Marin, CA
Small Art Show, Warehouse 416, Oakland, CA
Syrupy Sweet & Dry Ice, PNCA, Portland, OR
Yield, Rock Paper Scissors Collective, Oakland, CA

2014
From Women's Hands, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Til Death Do Us Part, Solespace Oakland, CA
Til Death Do Us Part: Artist Lounge, Somar Art Bar, Oakland, CA
First Thursdays, Kyoto PDX, Portland, OR
Quantum Shirley, Feldman Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR (Featured Artist)
Energy, Hotel Biron, San Francisco, CA
In Search of Sheba, Warehouse 416, Oakland, CA
Montage, Honey Hive Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013
8X10, Faultline Art Space, Oakland, CA
Underground Runway Spring Fashion Show, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Altered Painting Project, Redux Studios & Gallery Alameda, CA
Carnival of Peace, How Weird Festival, San Francisco, CA ( Live Painting and Exhibition)
Ode to the Gamer, Chopsticks Urban Art Space, Oakland, CA
Asylum, Pop-­up Gallery Space, Oakland, CA (Curated)
Evidence of The Unseen, Duo Show, Warehouse 7, Oakland, CA
Art & Taxes, F3 at Cotton Mill Studios, Oakland, CA

RESIDENCIES, AWARDS AND GRANTS

MAYOR'S CHOICE AWARD, Autumn Lights Festival, Oakland, CA 2016
THESIS AWARD, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portand, OR 2016
WINTER ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Free Oakland Up, Oakland, CA 2016
MIRAGE: FOOD+ART PROJECT GRANT, Saha Housing and Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA 2016
TEACHING ARTIST RESIDENCY, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA 2015-2017

PRESS

Oakland North
The Los Angeles Times
Willamette Weekly
Richmond Pulse
PDX Magazine
Eternal Sandbox
The Black Portlanders