BREA MIKAELE WEINREB

b. 1994 Mineola, NY

Lives & works in Oakland, California

 

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

2016 - 2017: Co-founder and organizer, Little Greenie Queer Artists Collective - Berkeley, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 (forthcoming): solo exhibition at Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA

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

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

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

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

2017: Arts mentor & zine production lead - BACA Project - Abiquiú, New Mexico

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

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018: Grant Review Panelist, California Arts Council - Sacramento, CA

2015 - present: Community Marketing Manager, 99designs - Oakland, CA

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

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.