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AARON QUINN BROPHY

www.aaronquinnbrophy.com    6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, MD 20817    (202) 422-1074    email@aaronquinnbrophy.com


Awards

Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant, 2003

George Washington University William C. Barbee Sculpture Prize, 2002

Fulbright Grant, 1998-1999

Elizabeth Greenshields Artist Grant, 1997

Alfred University Art & Design Divisional Honors, 1997

Alfred University Senior Student Art Purchase Award, 1997

Alfred University Howard R. Neville Award for Excellence in Economics, 1997

 

Education

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus, 1998-1999

Post Graduate Studies, Sculpture

Fulbright Scholarship

 

Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 1993-1997

BFA, Ceramics

BA, Economics

Minors in Art History & Business Administration

Graduated Cum Laude, GPA (3.69 out of possible 4.00)

 

George School, Newtown, PA, 1989-1993

International Baccalaureate Degree

 

Teaching Experience

Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, 2003 - present

Landon School, Bethesda, MD, 2000 - present

Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington DC, spring 2000


Artist-in-Residence Fellowships

George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2001-2002

Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion, Washington, DC, 1999-2000

Cyprus College of Art, Paphos, Cyprus, September 1998

Casper College, Casper, WY, October 1997 - April 1998

Ossabaw Island, Savannah, GA, June-July 1997


Arts Administration

Board Member, Washington Sculptors Group, Washington DC, 2005-2006

Interim Curator,
Nicolaysen Art Museum; Casper, WY, October 1997 - March 1998

Intern, The Clay Studio; Philadelphia, PA, summer 1996

 

Public Collections

Alfred University Campus Center

Cyprus Fulbright Commission

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute

Northern Virginia Community College - Loudoun Campus

United States Embassy of Cyprus

Wesley Theological Seminary

 

Solo Exhibitions

Untitled, Anne C. Fisher Gallery; Washington, DC, May - June 2007

Numina,
Northern Virginia Community College - Loudoun Campus; Sterling, VA, May 2006

Ephemera,
Hood College; Frederick, MD, September 2005

NCECA 2005,
World Trade Center; Baltimore, MD, February - April 2005

Sculpture, Georgetown Court; Washington, DC, August 2003

Sculpture, The Landow Family Gallery; Bethesda, MD, October 2000

Figures, Strayer University Library; Washington, DC, March 2000

Torsos, The Kasteliotissa; Nicosia, Cyprus, May 1999

Collage, Moufflon Gallery; Nicosia, Cyprus, November 1998

Sculpture, Walton Center Gallery; Newtown, PA, May 1998

A Premature Retrospective, The Cow Palace; Newtown, PA, June 1997

 

Group Shows

Life & Death, Danville Body Shop; Arlington, VA, autumn 2006

Father,
Anne C. Fisher Gallery; Washington, DC, summer 2006

Artomatic's Ten Most Wanted,
Anne C. Fisher Gallery; Washington, DC, January 2005

Faculty Exhibition, Montgomery College; Rockville, MD, December 2004

Artomatic, National Children’s Museum; Washington, DC, November 2004

Faculty Exhibition, Montgomery College; Rockville, MD, December 2003

Summer is Magic, Martin Luther King Memorial Library; Washington, DC, July 2003

On-Line Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council Website; www.msac.org, summer 2003

Bringing the World Into Focus, Artoconecto; Washington, DC, May 2003

Rebirth of Life, Market 5 Gallery; Washington, DC, spring 2003

Kalorama Emerging Artist Exhibition, Mary's Center; Washington, DC, March 2003

Collabration (with Jenna McCracken) Smith Hall of Art at GWU; Washington, DC, January 2003

Summer Ceramics,  Dimock Gallery at GWU; Washington, DC, autumn 2002

Annual Awards Show, Luther W. Brady Gallery at GWU; Washington, DC, spring 2002

Montgomery Village Annual Show, Apple Ridge Center; Gaithersburg, MD, March 2002

The Visible Word, Dadian Gallery; Washington, DC, autumn 2001

Quaker Art Today, Legacy Gallery; Newtown, PA, autumn 1999

Figures, Life Forms Gallery; Aspen, CO, autumn 1998

Artsbridge, Prallsville Mill; Stockton, NJ, June 1998

Roswell Art Tour, The Milton Studio; Roswell, GA, November 1997

Lotsa Clay IV-V, The Clay Studio; Philadelphia, PA, September 1996, 1997

The 68th Annual Show, Phillips Mill Gallery; New Hope, PA, September 1997

BFA Show, Alfred University; Alfred, NY, May 1997

New Century Exhibition, Golden Door Gallery; New Hope, PA, June 1996

Progetto Perugia, Villa Tattichi; Perugia, Italy, June 1995

 

Special Events

Fulbright Association Reception, Anne C. Fisher Gallery; Washington, DC, June 2007

Brandeis University Art Tour,
Brophy Studio; Montgomery Village, MD, November 2004

Arabesque Rising, O Street Studios; Washington, DC, April 2004

LEVYdance Performance Reception, Washington Marriott Hotel; Washington, DC, January 2003

 

Lectures

Northern Virginia Community College; Sterling, VA, May 2006

California State University; Chico, CA, March 2006

Hood College; Frederick, MD, February 2006

George Washington University; Washington, DC, September 2004

Asbury Village; Gaithersburg, MD, May 2004

Northern Virginia Community College; Alexandria, VA, December 2003

The School Affiliated with Fudan University; Shanghai, China, March 2003

Chengdu Foreign Language School; Chengdu, China, March 2003

Beijing Foreign Language School; Beijing, China, March 2003

Wesley Theological Seminary; Washington, DC, September 1999

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute; Nicosia, Cyprus, May 1999

American Center of the United States Embassy; Nicosia, Cyprus, November 1998

Cyprus College of Art; Paphos, Cyprus, September 1998

Casper College; Casper, WY, October 1997

 

Jurying

Regional Scholastic Art Program Competition; Fairfax County, VA, January 2008

George Washington University Annual Student Show; Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC,  November 2004


 

Articles

Schulkind, Rima. "Fall Feature: Aaron Quinn Brophy” Washington Sculptors Group Newsletter, fall 2005,  pp. 8

O’Dowd, Tracy. "Life-Size: Artist’s Sculpture is a Celebration of Suffering” Frederick Gazette, September 15, 2005  pp. B-11

Mercer, Dickson. "Sculpting a fine line – beautiful, yet grotesque” Frederick News Post, September 8, 2005  Weekend Guide (front cover) pp. 3-4

Cimino, Mark. "Interview with Aaron Quinn Brophy" Washington Spark, July 12, 2004  pp.24-25

Jeon, Shin-Yeon. "A Close Encounter With Mixed-Media Ceramic Sculptures" Korean Ceramic Art Monthly, February 2004  pp. 56-59

Donahue, Tom. "Well Traveled Brophy Still Knee-Deep in Clay" Alfred University People, January 2004  pp. 21

Dixon, Thomas W. Courage Commitment and Change: A Personal History of Landon School. Bethesda, Maryland, 2004 pp. 460, 476

"Sculptor to exhibit in D.C." Montgomery Village News August 22, 2003  pp. 18

"Exhibits" Landon Magazine, Winter 2003  pp.30

Kucera, Kali. Catacomb, Waycraft Publications, June 2001 (cover)

Johnson, Ellie. "New Gallery Opens" Landon Magazine, Winter 2001  pp.18-19

"Life-Sized Figurative Sculptures" The Advance of Bucks County, June 5, 1997  pp. 27

Leidig, Kenneth. "Senior Art Show Glimpses" Fiat Lux, May 7, 1997

English, Chris. "Students Earn College Credit That May be Good as Gold" Bucks County Courier Times,  July 29, 1993  pp. 7B, 3B

Suplee, Carol J. "Arts Programs Teach More Than How to Throw a Pot" Georgian, summer 1993, vol. 64 no. 2  pp. 1, 5


Travel

China, Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Shanghai; March 2003

Spain and Portugal, Madrid, Seville, Lisbon; April 2000

Mediterranean, Athens, Delphi, Cairo, Luxor, Abu-Simbel, Beirut, Baalbeck; spring 1999

England, Studied Greek and Egyptian sculptures at the British Museum in London; January 1999

North America, Road trip through U.S., Canada, and Mexico; July-October 1997

France, Studied sculptures at the Louvre in Paris; March 1997

Italy, Painted the Umbrian landscape in Perugia; June 1995

Europe, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, England, France; summer 1995

Russia, Lived with host family in St. Petersburg; March 1992


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