Brooke Pickett
New Orleans LA

B.A., Literature, Louisiana State University 2002
B.A., Painting, Louisiana State University 2002
M.F.A., Painting, University at Albany, State University of New York 2005

Solo Exhibitions
How To Cook A Wolf, The Front, New Orleans 2015
Storage Facilities, The Front, New Orleans, Louisiana 2012
The Center Cannot Hold: Paintings and Drawings by Brooke Pickett, 2011
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Group Exhibitions
Straight Shot, MASS Gallery, Austin, Texas 2015
Carry On, FERAL Collective, Mexico City, Mexico 2015
Paper Route 66, BravinLee Programs, New York, New York 2015
Convergence, The Joan Mitchell Studios, in conjunction with Proespect 3, New Orleans 2014
18 and Life, The Front, New Orleans, LA
The Front @ Art Lab, Ginza Art Lab + Maki Masaru Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Union, Justice, & Confidence, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 2013
Louisiana Sampler, Collar Works, Troy, New York
18 and Life, The Front, New Orleans, LA
The Front, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 2012
Pickett-Downs: Crossing Lines, Poem88, Atlanta, Georgia
SPACES: Antenna, The Front, and Good Children, curated by Amy Mackie, the Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Crossing Lines: Brooke Pickett + William Downs, The Front, New Orleans, Louisiana 2011
NOLA: NOW, The Contemporary Arts Center, curated by Amy Mackie, New Orleans Louisiana
Everyday Abstractions, The Front, New Orleans Louisiana
Exhibition in the Woolworth Windows for Tacoma Contemporary, Tacoma Washington 2009
Presentation/Exhibition, Hotel Pupik, St. Lorenzen bei Sheifling, Austria
All Roads Lead To Coney Island, A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
DIWhy?, Ontario Craft Council, Toronto, Ontario 2008
Hand Drawn, Storefront Artists Project, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
In September, Parts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Fall MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Museum, University at Albany, New York 2005
Artists of the Mohawk Region, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York
Center Fusion, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, New York 2004
The Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition, State University Plaza, Albany, New York
New Work, Triangle Cultural Center, Yazoo City, Mississippi 2002
Recent Work, Gallery One Eighteen, Brookhaven, Mississippi
Spirit of America, Ann Connelly Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juried Show: Juror Bill Jenson, University Museum, Louisiana State University, 2001
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Awards and Grants
Artist in Residence, The Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans 2014
Artist in Residence, Hotel Pupik, Schrattenberg, Austria 2009
Artist in Residence, Virginia Center for Creative Arts 2007

Professional Experience
Founder and Director of Central City Artist Project 2010
Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont 2007-2010
Graduate Assistant, Instructor of Record for Life Drawing, SUNY Albany, New York 2005
Graduate Assistant, Instructor Beginning Drawing, SUNY Albany, New York 2004
Teaching Assistant, Advanced Painting, SUNY Albany, New York 2003
Teaching Assistant, Beginning Painting, SUNY Albany, New York

‘In Residence: “Convergence” at the Joan Mitchell Studios’, Octavia Fortune, Pelican Bomb, January 2015
‘Louisiana Sampler’ Amy Griffin, Times Union, New York, April 2013
‘Galleries: Sculptures, Paintings and Installations’ Edith Newhall, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2013
'Exquisite corpses abound in William Downs-Brooke Pickett collaborations at {Poem88}' Christina Cotter, Arts Atlanta, April 2012
'The Center Cannot Hold: Paintings and Drawings by Brooke Pickett' Brianna Smyck, NolaVie, June, 2011
'Pickett's Re-Charge' Kathy Rodriguez, NOLA Defender, July 2011
'The Center Cannot Hold,' Eric Bookhardt, Gambit, August 2011
'Things Fall Apart: Brooke Pickett's Broken Pieces' Amelie G, September 2011
Gambit, paper of arts and culture, 'Best of' New Orleans, LA, March 2011
'An Artist and His Friends Take on bin Laden' Roberta Smith, New York Times, January 2011
The New York Observer Summer Arts Guide, All Roads Lead to Coney Island, July, 2009
Greenpoint Gazette, Brooklyn Activists Act to Save Coney Island, June 2009
Metroland, paper of arts and culture, Albany, New York, July 2005, Vol. 28, No. 27

Pickett’s work can be found in numerous collections, including the New Orleans Museum of Art