BREA MIKAELE WEINREB

b. 1994 Mineola, NY

Works out of CTRL+SHFT Collective and Norton Factory Studios in Oakland, CA

 

EDUCATION

2016 B.A. Art Practice & English - University of California, Berkeley

 

PROJECTS & RESIDENCIES

2018: Denver University Amache Research Project - Teaching Artist in Residence - Granada, Colorado

2017: The Berkeley-Abiquiú Collaborative Archaeology (BACA) Project - Teaching Artist in Residence - Abiquiú, New Mexico

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 (forthcoming): TBA, Counterpulse, San Francisco, CA

2018: cosmologies of care, Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

2016: Savage Seductions, Kroeber Hall Atrium, Berkeley, CA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Psycho Geography 3, Artist’s Television Access, San Francisco, CA

Underground Show Alternative (USA), Hongs Kong Salon at Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Emerging 2018, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

SPECTRUM: Exploring Gender Identification, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

Conceal/Reveal, CANO Mansion Show, Oneonta, NY

100 WAYS, ONE ONE SIX TWO, Los Angeles, CA

Generation: The 2018 UC Berkeley Art Alumni Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2016

Embody: Art Fair with NIAD and UC Berkeley Artists, NIAD Art Center, Richmond, CA

Little Greenie presents: Lil Banger, a collaborative improv show, Kroeber Hall studios, Berkeley, CA

This Must be the Place: An Exhibition of Sculpture, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2015

Prototype: Inaugural Senior Thesis Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

Freedom: art indulgence, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

I Know What You Did Last Summer, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

 

ARTIST TALKS

2018: Art 13: Introduction to Oil Painting Artist Lecture at UC Berkeley

 

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence in Painting - UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice

Honors Independent Study with Katherine Sherwood - UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice

H. W. Hill Undergraduate Scholarship - UC Berkeley Department of English

 

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2018 (current): Collective Member, CTRL+SHFT Collective - Oakland, CA

2018 (current): Queer Ancestors Project Writes - San Francisco, CA

2018: Facilitator of Art Book Club: Intersectional Feminism & Art, Little Paper Planes, San Francisco, CA

2016: Teacher's Assistant, Indira Martina Morre - Advanced Figure Painting at UC Berkeley

2016: Teacher's Assistant, Katherine Sherwood - Art, Medicine & Disability at UC Berkeley

2016: Set Design Assistant for "RAJ 100 Songs" by Andy Byers & Cosmic Dreamer Production - Oakland, CA

2015: Artist’s Assistant, Em Herzstein - El Cerrito, CA

2015: Arts Writer, Local Suicide - Berlin, Germany

2014: Gallery Intern, Gauntlet Gallery - San Francisco, CA

 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR/CONTRIBUTOR

2018: Undertone Magazine Issue 002: On Body

Weinreb, Brea. "Venus de Milo in pre-op" (with artist writing), Undertone Magazine, 2018.

2017: Matador Review Summer 2017 Issue

http://www.matadorreview.com/brea-weinreb

2017: Barbed Issue #05 "Surrender"

Weinreb, Brea. "poetics make anything palatable," Barbed Magazine, 2017. 

2017: Sea Witch "Let It Bleed" Zine III

Weinreb, Brea. "aqueous like binaries," "Ethan (study)," and "everything was Indigo," Sea Witch Zine, 2017. 

Weinreb, Brea. "the Modernists are Misogynists," Sea Witch Zine, 2017.

2016: Berkeley Fiction Review Issue #36

Weinreb, Brea. "everything was Indigo," featured on the cover of Berkeley Fiction Review Issue #36, 2016.

2016: The Travel Section: Volume 5

Weinreb, Brea. "A Ghazal for Berlin," The Travel Section Volume 5, 2016

2016: [m]aganda magazine, issue 29: Sinigang for the Soul: Conversations on Mental Health

Weinreb, Brea. "Portrait d'une Femme," [m]aganda magazine, 2016. (art)

Weinreb, Brea. "nothing was quite alright" and "everything was Indigo," [m]aganda magazine, 2016. 

2015: Cal Literature & Arts Magazine: Issue XXI

Weinreb, Brea. "the birth of sin," Cal Literature & Arts Magazine, 2015.

 

PRESS

Libraries Help Dig Up Local Histories - Rio Grande Sun, Aug 10 2017.