About Brian Rego
Brian Rego received a BFA at the University of South Carolina with a concentration in painting in 2004. He was the recipient of the Ed Yaghjian Award from the University of South Carolina for distinguished undergraduate work. In 2007, Brian Rego received an MFA at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA, and in 2008 co-founded the painting collective known as Perceptual Painters, www.perceptualpainters.com. This collective is dedicated to teaching, exhibiting, and painting. In 2015, Rego co-founded the Melrose School of Art, www.msart.org, based in Columbia, SC, where he is faculty. He has taught drawing and painting at Benedict College, the University of South Carolina, Columbia College, Heathwood Hall, and various programs such as the Mt. Gretna School of Art, the Beverly Street Studio School, and the Jerusalem Studio School in Italy. Rego exhibits his work both nationally and internationally and resides in Columbia, South Carolina, with his four children and his wife, Elizabeth.
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