EDUCATION

2007    MFA Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2004    BFA Painting, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019    John Davis Gallery, "Tiny Mirrors" Hudson, NY

2017    John Davis Gallery, "Recent Paintings," Hudson, NY

2012    City Art Gallery, “Recent Paintings,” Columbia, SC

2010    University of South Carolina, “Millbank,” Aiken, SC

2008   City Art Gallery, “Millbank,” Columbia, SC

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Art at Kings Oaks, Newtown, PA

            Lancaster Galleries, "Group Summer Invitational", Lancaster, PA

            Southside Gallery, Landscape Painting Exhibition, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2017    Flippo Gallery, "Perceptual Painters", Randolph Macon College, Ashland, VA

2016    Southside Gallery, "Night Sun", Curated by Philip Jackson, Perceptual Painters, Oxford, MS

            Blue Mountain Gallery NYC, “2016 Juried Exhibition,” Juror: Stanley Lewis, New York, NY

            Tidewater Community College, Visual Arts Center, “Imagination Land,” 2-Man Exhibition, Portsmouth,  VA

2015    Blue Mountain Gallery NYC, “Small Works Invitational,” New York, NY

            The Cade Center for the Fine Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, “Subject and Subjectivity,” Baltimore, MD

2014    Blue Mountain Gallery NYC, “2014 Juried Exhibition,” Juror: John Dubrow, New York, NY

            Q Art Salon, “The Metaphysics of Presence,” Santa Ana, CA

            Meeting Street Gallery, “Commonplace: Landscapes, Figures, and Still-life,” Charleston, SC

            Manifest Gallery, “Perceptual Painters: A Contemporary Movement,” Cincinnati, OH

            Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, “Observation and Invention: The Space of Desire,” Perceptual Painters, Philadelphia, PA

            The College of William and Mary, Andrews Gallery, “Color: Imagined and Observed,” Williamsburg, VA

            City Hall of Columbia, “Benedict College, Columbia College Joint Faculty Exhibition,” Columbia, SC

2013    Adelphi University, “On the Horizon: Contemporary Landscape Painting,” Garden City, NY

            Southside Gallery, Landscape Painting Exhibition, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

            The Drawing Room Gallery, “En Plein Air,” Cos Cob, CT

            39th Street Gallery, “Real & Remembrance,” Perceptual Painters,” Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD

            Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University, “Perceptual Painters,”  Louisville, KY

            University of Southern Mississippi Art Museum, “Everything in its Right Place,” Perceptual Painters, Hattiesburg, MS

2012    University of South Carolina, McKissick Museum, “Spring Gala Exhibition,” Columbia, SC

2011     80808 Gallery, “Benedict College Faculty Exhibition,” Columbia, SC

2010    Bowery Gallery, “18th Annual Juried Exhibition,” Juror: Rackstraw Downes, New York, NY

2009   City Art Gallery, “Perceptual Painters: The Collective,” Columbia, SC

2008   Johnson State College, “Young Philadelphia Realists,” Johnson, VT

2007   Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, “Annual MFA Student Exhibition,” Philadelphia, PA

            City Art Gallery, “Unique Perspectives in the Landscape,” Columbia, SC

            City Art Gallery, “Faces and Figures,” Columbia, SC

2005   City Art Gallery, “Landscape Paintings,” Columbia, SC

2004   Columbia Museum of Art, “Contemporary Artist of the Year Exhibition,” Columbia, SC

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2018    Art New England, Summer Painting Program, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

            Perceptual Painters, Painting Workshop, Williamsburg, VA

            Mississippi University, Summer Painting Program, Oxford, MS

            Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, 2D and 3D Art Program, Columbia, SC

            University of South Carolina, 2D Design, Columbia, SC

2017    Art New England, Summer Painting Program, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

            Beverly Street Studio School, Painting Workshop, Staunton, VA

            Mississippi University, Summer Painting Program, Oxford, MS

            Perceptual Painters, Painting Workshop, Charleston, SC

            Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, 2D and 3D Art Program, Columbia, SC

            University of South Carolina, 2D Design, Columbia, SC

2016    Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, 2D and 3D Art Program, Columbia, SC

            Beverly Street Studio School, Painting Workshop, Staunton, VA

            Perceptual Painters, Painting Workshop, Columbia, SC and Williamsburg, VA

            Midlands School of Art, Drawing and Painting Program, Columbia, SC

2015    Mount Gretna School of Art, Summer Painting Program, Painting Faculty,      Mount Gretna, PA

            City Art Gallery, Painting Workshop, Columbia, SC,

            Perceptual Painters, Painting Workshop, Columbia, SC and Williamsburg, VA

            Midlands School of Art, Painting and Drawing Program, Columbia, SC

2014     The Lourie Center, Drawing Workshop, Columbia, SC

             City Art Gallery, Painting and Drawing Workshop, Columbia, SC

2013     University of Mississippi, Summer Painting Program, Oxford, MS

             City Art Gallery, Painting Workshop, Columbia, SC

2012     Jerusalem Studio School, Summer Painting Program, Civita Castellana, Italy

             Columbia College, Columbia, SC, Adjunct Faculty

                Intermediate Drawing I & II

2010 – 2015  Benedict College, Columbia, SC, Adjunct Faculty

                Figure Painting

                Painting I & II

                Drawing II

                Figure Drawing

                Art Seminar

2008 – 2018  University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, Adjunct Faculty

                Introduction to Watercolor    

                Figure Drawing I & II

                Drawing I & II

                2D Design, Foundations of Art  
 

GUEST LECTURER/VISITING ARTIST

2018   College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

           Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

2017   Beverly Street Studio, Staunton, VA

           Art New England, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

           University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2016   University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

           Indiana University, Bloomington, IU

2015   Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA

2014   Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH

2013   University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

2012   Jerusalem Studio School, Civita Castellana, Italy

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2017    Art New England, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

            Beverly Street Studio School, Staunton, VA

2015    Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA

            Midlands School of Art (MSArt), Co-Founder

2014    Dr. Said Bouftass, founder of Phenomorphology for Human Anatomy, Columbia, SC

            Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH

2012    Jerusalem Studio School, Civita Castellana, Italy

2008   Perceptual Painters Painting Collective, Co-Founder

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2011    First Place, “Bring Us Your Best,” Painting Exhibition, Hendersonville, NC

2007   Patron Purchase Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2004   Ed Yaghjian Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Work, University of South Carolina

1998   Gold Key, The Scholastic Art and Writing Award for Excellence in Visual Arts, Lander University

 

REVIEWS/FEATURES

2017    Blog: commandzine.com, CMD-ZINE, Artist Interview: Brian Rego, Interviewed by Greg Burak

2014    Blog: paintingperceptions.com, Painting Perceptions: Observation and

            Invention: The Space of Desire, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2012    Heid, Karen; “Artist Brian Rego,” ArtSee Publication

            Blog: powersofobservation.com, Powers of Observation – Artist Brian Rego

2011     Blog: painters-table.com, Painters Table Features Brian Rego

            Blog: paintingperceptions.com, Painting Perceptions: Upcoming Painter : Brian Rego, Interviewed by Larry Groff

2009   Blog: paintingperceptions.com, Painting Perceptions: Perceptual Painters Group, Written by Larry Groff

2008   Day, Jeffery; “Artist’s Off-Kilter Paintings Reflect His New Life,” South Carolina’s The State: Arts