EDUCATION

 

2015

                  BFA, PAINTING AND DRAWING                                                                          

                  SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY

EXHIBITIONS

2022

                  RED DOT ART SPREE, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX

                  BODIES OF WORK - Something Cool Studios, Austin, TX

                  RE/FLEX IV - Artus Co, Austin, TX

                  PEOPLES GALLERY EXHIBITION - Austin City Hall, Austin, TX

                  TEXAS NATIONAL - Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

                  CAL INTERNATIONAL - Conroe Art League, Conroe, TX

2021

                  RE/FLEX III - Contracommon, Bee Cave, TX

                  CC x WILLOW SHOWCASE - 1914 Willow, Austin, TX

                  CC x BOLM - Bolm Studios, Austin, TX

                  HOWDY STRANGER - Icosa, Austin, TX

                  ART HOP XIV - Georgetown Arts Center, Georgetown, TX

                  SOMETHING LIKE YESTERDAY - Contracommon, Bee Cave, TX 

                  CAL NATIONAL 2021 - Conroe Art League, Conroe TX

                  36th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION - Meadows Gallery, UT Tyler, TX

 

2020

                  PLAYGROUND - Saint Maison Online Gallery/Virtual

                  AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR - Contracommon, Bee Cave/virtual

                  CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITURE: REDEFINING THE FIGURE - Visionary Arts Collective, virtual

                  A BRIEF INTERRUPTION - Contracommon, Bee Cave, TX

                  CCAN NATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION - Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX

                  NO CONTACT - ContraCommon, Bee Cave, TX

                  RE/FLEX I - ContraCommon, Bee Cave, TX 

                  TEXAS AND NEIGHBORS EXHIBIT AND COMPETITION - Irving Arts Center/Virtual, Irving TX

2019

                  ARTUS CO. POP UP SHOW - Artus Co. at the Arboretum, Austin, TX

                  ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW - Art and Frame Gallery, Newtown, CT

                  PUMP PROJECT ALUMNI SHOW - Mosaic Sound Collective, Austin, TX

                  EAST AUSTIN STUDIO TOUR - Austin, TX

                  DUE EAST - Canopy Studios, Austin, TX

                  ALMOST REAL THINGS ISSUE 14, VIVID - Austin, TX

 

​2018

                  EAST Austin Studio Tour - Pump Project, Austin, TX

                  Due EAST - Big Medium, Austin, TX

 

2017         

                  HE/ART - Cherry Cola Dog, Austin, TX

                  SOLIDARITY - Shirley's Temple, Austin, TX

 

2015

                  SOLO SHOW – ARIA BROWNELL – Municipal Center, Newtown, CT

                  SOLO SHOW – ARIA BROWNELL – Oxford Cultural Arts Center, Oxford, CT

                  2015 SCAN JURIED ART EXHIBITION – Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT

                  SENIOR THESIS EXHIBITION – Visual Arts Building, Purchase, NY

                  MAMA – Gallery 1019A, Visual Arts Building, Purchase, NY

                  FIRST THOUGHT LAST THOUGHT – Visual Arts Building, Purchase, NY

 

 

2014

                  HALFWAY THERE – Visual Arts Building, Purchase, NY

                  2028- Gallery 1989, Larchmont, NY

                  RAPALOOZA- Red Room, Purchase, NY

                  BARBEQUE- Visual Arts Building. Purchase, NY

                  WELCOME HOME- Art Forum. Purchase, NY

                  LET THEM EAT CAKE- *featured artist, Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT

                  KALEIDOSCOPE- Artists in Residence, Newtown, CT

PUBLICATIONS

2022

                    NEW VISIONARY MAGAZINE: Issue 2, Visionary Art Collective, Curated by Victoria J. Fry

2021

                   NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS: Issue 156, Curated by Lauren R. O'Connell (48-51)

AWARDS

 

2022

                    FOURTH PLACE, CAL National Competition

2021

                   GRANT RECIPIENT, Jerry Goldstein Foundation

2020

                   JUROR'S AWARD, CCAN National Juried Competition

                   THIRD PLACE - OIL, Texas and Neighbors Exhibit and Competition

PRESS

2021

                  "Meet Aria Brownell: Figurative Oil Painter", Shoutout HTX, February

2020

                  “Top 10 Artists to Watch”, Almost Real Things, October

2019

                  “A Painter’s Guide to East Austin Studio Tour 2019”, The Austin Chronicle, November

                  “Featured Artists”, Almost Real Things issue 14 Vivid, May

2018

                  “East Austin Studio Tour 2018: Recapping Weekend 1”, Austin Chronicle November

                  “EAST: Pump Project at Almost Real Things”, Glasstire, November

2015

                  “Works by Aria Brownell at Municipal Center”, Newtown Bee, August

2014

                  “A Feast For the Eyes; Opening Reception Saturday”, Newtown Bee, June