ARTIST: PAINTING/DRAWING
email: b.curtis@miami.edu

EDUCATION:

1979 MFA (Painting), University of Houston, Houston, Texas

1976 BFA (Painting), BA (Art History), cum laude, Southeastern Massachusetts University,
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts (name has since been changed to the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth)

1968 BA (Sociology), Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2015 - Present Associate Professor of Painting, Coordinator of Undergraduate Drawing and Undergraduate Painting, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

2006
- 2015 Associate Professor of Painting/Director of Graduate Studio Art Programs,
Director of Undergraduate Drawing and Undergraduate Painting, University of Miami,
Coral Gables, Florida

1997 - 2006 Associate Professor of Painting/Head of Drawing Program, University of Miami,
Coral Gables, Florida

1991 - 1997- Associate Professor of Painting/Coordinator of Foundations Program,
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

1985 - 1991 Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Studio Foundations Program, University of Miami,
Coral Gables, Florida

1984 - 1985 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

1980 - 1983 Assistant Professor, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

1980 (spring) Lecturer, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

1976 - 1979 Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Houston, Houston, Texas


GRANTS/AWARDS:

2015 Nominated for Foundations in Art Theory and Education (F.A.T.E.)
Master Educator Award

2014 Faculty Fellow, Faculty Learning Committee: Information Technology Literacy,
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

2012 Dean's Research Leave, Spring 2013, College of Arts and Sciences,
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Juror's Merit Award: SECAC Members Exhibition, Durham Arts Center,
Durham, North Carolina

2011 Nominated for Foundations in Art Theory and Education (F.A.T.E.)
Master Educator Award

2003 Nominated for University Excellence in Teaching Award

Instructional Research Grant, Instructional Advancement Office, University of Miami,
Miami, Florida

2002 Two Purchase Awards, "Contemporary Realism," Mesa Contemporary Art Center,
Mesa, Arizona

General Research Support Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs

Finalist, San Francisco Art Institute’s Richard C. Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship

Provost’s Technology Grant, Office of the Provost, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

2001 General Research Support Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs

Instructional Advancement Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs

1999 Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award: College of Arts and Sciences,
University of Miami

Finalist: 1999 Excellence in Teaching Award, Instructional Advancement Center,
University of Miami

1998 Max Orovitz Summer Research Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs

Instructional Research Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs Provost's

Technology Development Grant
, Office of the Provost, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

1997 Instructional Development Grant (with Tomas Lopez), Instructional Development Office, Polaroid LC10 Projector $3,000.00, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Provost’s Technology Development Grant (with Tom Lopez) State of the art computer lab ($70,000.000
(14 G3 Power Mac 266 w/128MB RAM, Scanners, Printers, CD burners, External removable hard drives,
multi-media software, and a 36”x108” color plotter) for advanced undergraduate, graduate, and faculty use)

1993 Merit Award: Artstravaganza National ‘93, Chattanooga, Tennesse

1992 Merit Award: Lake Worth National, Lake Worth, Florida

Merit Award: UND National, Grand Forks, North Dakota

1991 Merit Award: Dakotas National, Vermillion, South Dakota

Purchase Award: Works on Paper, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Merit Award: Inner Meanings National, Mesa, Arizona

1990 Honorable Mention: Florida Arts Council, Tallahassee, Florida

Merit Award: 55th Annual National, Cooperstown, New York

Merit Award: Stretch a Sketch National, Mesa, Arizona

Finalist: SAF/NEA Regional Fellowships in Painting and Drawing

Merit Award: Artstravaganza National ‘90, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Merit Award: Art ‘90, Hollywood, Florida

Merit Award: Artists View the Human Form, Buffalo, New York

Merit Award: Midwest International #5, Warrensburg, Missouri

Merit Award: Charlotte National, Charlotte, North Carolina

1989 Merit Award: Washington and Jefferson National, Washington, Pennsylvania

Merit Award: Dakotas 100th International, Vermillion, South Dakota

Max Orovitz Summer Research Grant: University of Miami Sponsored Programs

1988 Best in Show Award: San Diego National, San Diego, California

Merit Award: New American Talent, Austin, Texas

1987 Merit Award: 29th Hortt Memorial, Ft, Lauderdale, Florida

Merit Award: New American Talent, Austin, Texas

Max Orovitz Summer Research Grant, University of Miami Sponsored Programs

1986 Research Support Grant: University of Miami Sponsored Programs

Best in Show,Thomas Center Biennial, Gainesville, Florida

1984 Best in Show, Autumnfest ‘84, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Merit Award: ARTRAIN Traveling Exhibition Ann Arbor, Michigan

1981 Merit Award, Ann Arbor Artists ’81, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1980 Purchase Award, Michigan Art Faculty, Flint, Michigan

1979 Merit Award, JCC Exhibition, Houston, Texas

1978 Graduate Scholarship, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

1976 Full Graduate Assistantship, University of Houston, Houston, Texas


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015 Works on Paper, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland

2014 Stonehenge Series I, II, & II, Daughtrey Gallery, Sage Center for the Arts,
Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

2013
Stonehenge Series I & II, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

Stonehenge Series II, UM Project Space, Wynwood Arts District,
Miami, Florida

2012 Stonehenge Series I, Apex Gallery, South Dakota College of Mines and Technology,
Rapid City, South Dakota

2011 Selected Works from the Stonehenge Series, enFAMILIA Gallery, Homestead, Florida

Stonehenge Series I, Vandiver Gallery, Anderson University, Anderson, South Carolina

2001 Urban Street Games, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

1991 Windows of Appearance, UAH Gallery, University of Alabama-Huntsville, Alabama

1989 Works on Paper, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

1986 Frieze of Life, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1985 Recent Paintings, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

1984 Painting into a Corner, Detroit Institute Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

1981 Recent Works, Albion College, Albion, Michigan

1979 MFA Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, Texas

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

2003 Lise Drost / Brian Curtis (Occulta Romana), Wesley Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

1991 Rhoda Hepner / Brian Curtis (Dance of Life), Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

1990 Brian Curtis (painter) / Carmen Lopez-Torres (sculptor), Metro-Dade Cultural Resource Center,
Government Center (West Lobby), Miami, Florida

1987
South Florida Artist Series #3 (brochure), Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

Frieze of Life, Ann Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida


INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2016
The Real Sh*t Show, Flowerbox Projects, Little Haiti, Miami, Florida

2015 BFF, Vandiver Gallery, Anderson University, Anderson, South Carolina

Annual Faculty Exhibition, CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

2014 Annual Faculty Exhibition, CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida,

2013
Annual Faculty Exhibition, CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

2012 Annual Faculty Exhibition, CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

Incognito II, Friends of Art, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida

2011 Incognito, Friends of Art, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida

Works on Paper, Project Space, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Florida

Faculty Exhibition, CAS Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

2009 Faculty Past and Present, Sage Center for the Arts Gallery, Hillsdale, Michigan

The Vault Show, Museo Vault Gllery, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Florida

2008 Real Painting, Garage Temporary Gallery, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Florida

2007 Painting Show, Wynwood Project Space, Wynwood Art District, Miami, Florida

2006 Teapot Show, The Arts and Sciences Gallery, Coral Gables, Flordia

2005 Cup Show, The Arts and Sciences Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

2004 Pieces from the Permanent Collection, Mesa Art Gallery, Mesa, Arizona

2003 Tasmania Print Exchange, University of Tasmania, Australia

2001 Exchange Down Under, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

2000 Ink Different Print Portfolio, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

1999 SGC Print Exchange, Arizona State University, Arizona

1996 Faculty Exhibition, New Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

1995 Becalmed in Miami, Main Public Library, Miami, Florida

In the Landscape, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Artcars, Main Public Library, Miami, Florida

1994 Momento Mori, Art Factory, Miami Beach, Florida

Faculty Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

Inaugural Exhibition, International Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

1993 The Florida Figure, Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, Florida

Self-Portraits, Main Library, Miami, Florida

1992 Faculty Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

Artists For AIDS, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

Angry Love, Art Festival Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

1991 Anniversary Exhibition, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

Art Against AIDS, MDCC Gallery, Miami, Florida

Anniversary Exhibition, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

Artists Pro Genesis, Metropolitan Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

Harrisburg Invitational, Art Association, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

ArtWest touring Exhibition, Wyoming State Museum, Casper, Wyoming

Miami Art Expo, Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida

Three From South Florida, Stetson University, Deland, Florida

ArtWest Touring Exhibition, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming

1990 Group Show, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

Group Faculty Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

CMU Invitational, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri

1989 New American Talent Tour, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Art Against AIDS, MDCC, Miami, Florida

Group Show, Anne Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

Grant Recipients, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

1988 New American Talent Tour, College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas

Group Faculty Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

New American Talent Tour, Texas Southmost College, Brownsville, Texas

Couples, North Miami Museum, North Miami, Florida

1987 New Age Art, North Miami Museum, North Miami, Florida

Figuration in the Eighties, Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

Figuration in the Eighties, Hodgell/Gillman Gallery, Tampa, Florida

New American Talent Tour, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

Faculty Exhibition, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

1986 Thomas Center Biennial, Thomas Center Gallery, Gainsevile, Florida

Granted (four person show), Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

Artcars, Barbara Gillman Gallery, Miami, Florida

Artcars, Main Library, Miami, Florida

1985 Group Show, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

New Realism, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

1984 Faculty Exhibition, University Fine Arts Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Opening Statement, DeGraff Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Market Selections, Detroit Artists‘ Market, Detroit, Michigan

1983 Group Show, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

Realism, Rubiner Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1982 Individuals, Detroit Artists‘ Market, Detroit, Michigan

1978 Group Show Gallerie sur la Terre, Houston, Texas

Faculty Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, Texas

Drawing Show, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas


JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

2015 SAiH Exhibition, UH Hilo Art Department, Hilo, Hawaii

2012 SECAC Membership Exhibition, Durham Arts Council, Durham, North Carolina

2011 Night of a Hundred Angels, Cottage Gallery, Laguna Beach, California

7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition, 33 Contemporary Gallery,
Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2010 MACAA/SECAC Membership Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2006 MACAA/SECAC Membership Exhibition, Parthenon Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2002 Contemporary Realism, Mesa Art Gallery, Mesa, Arizona

1995 "Orlando National",Gaier Gallery, Orlando, Florida

1993 All Florida, Boca Museum, Boca Raton, Florida

Artstravaganza ‘92, AVA, Chattanooga, Tennessee

1992 Red Clay Survey, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama

Chautauqua National, CAA Galleries, Chautauqua, New York

UND National, Wilmer Art Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Angry Love, Festival Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

American Drawing Biennial, Muscarelle Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia

Graceland National, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa

Florida National, FSU Museum, Tallahassee, Florida

1991 All Florida ‘91, Boca Museum, Boca Raton, Florida

Dakotas International, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

Artstravaganza National, AVA, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Works on Paper - 4th Annual McNeese National, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana

W&J National, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania

NMSU National, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, Missouri

Midwest International, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Missouri

"Dakotas International", University of North Dakota, Fargo, North Dakota

Inner Meanings, Mesa Art Gallery, Mesa, Arizona

1990 International Exhibition - Artists View the Human Form, Clary-Milner Gallery, Buffalo, New York

ArtWest National, ArtWest Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming

Halpert Biennial, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

First Street National, First Street Gallery, New York, New York

55th National, Cooperstown Art Association, Medford, New York

Artstravaganza National, AVA, Chattanooga, Tennessee "LaGrange National",
CVAA Art Center, LaGrange, Georgia

Drawing National, Mesa Art center, Mesa, Arizona

Art 90, Art Institute, Hollywood, Florida

American Drawing Biennial, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia

Human Image, Broward Art Guild, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

State of the Arts, SFSC Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida

Paper National, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri

Charlotte National, Center for the Arts, Charlotte, North Carolina

Midwest International, CMSU, Warrensburg, Missouri

1989 51st National, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida

Hudson Valley National, Mid-Hudson Arts Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

Drawing 1989, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

53rd National, Butler Institute of Contemporary Art, Youngstown, Ohio

Dakotas 100, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, North Dakota

Dakotas 100, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota

W&J National, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania

Greater Midwest International, CMSU, Warrensburg, Missouri

1988 Dimensions National, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Hortt 30th Memorial, Ft Lauderdale Art Museum, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

San Diego National, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California

Hoyt National, Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, New Castle, Pennsylvania

New American Talent, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas

Tampa Triennial, (catalogue) Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

1987 Florida Creates, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

Hortt 29th Memorial, Ft Lauderdale Art Museum, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

New American Talent, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas

1986 Hortt 29th Memorial, Ft Lauderdale Museum, Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Loch Haven Annual, Loch Haven Museum, Orlando, Florida

Florida Creates, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida

Thomas Center Biennial, State Capital Building, Tallahassee, Florida

1984 Autumnfest ’84, Alcove Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Ann Arbor Artists.’84, Temp Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

State of the Art, ARTRAIN traveled throughout Michigan

1983 Painting and Drawing, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

Juried Annual, Detroit Artists’ Market, Detroit, Michigan

Michigan Annual, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, Michigan

Anniversary Exhibition, Detroit Artists’ Market, Detroit, Michigan

1981 Ann Arbor Artists ‘81, The Station Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1980 Michigan Artists ‘80/81, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michigan Art Faculty, University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan

1979 Annual Exhibition, Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, Texas

1978 Annual Exhibition, JCC, Houston, Texas

COLLECTIONS:

Sage Center for the Arts , Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

Mesa Contemporary Arts Collection
for the City of Mesa, Mesa, Arizona

University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia

McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana

City of Orlando, Orlando, Florida

Hoyt Institute of Art, New Castle, Pennsylvania

University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan

Metro-Dade Central Library, Miami, Florida

Borders Books Inc., Louisville, Kentucky

Ann Arbor Observer Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan

MZM Holdings, Ottowa, Canada

Near North Insurance Inc., Chicago, Illinois


PUBLICATIONS:

2015 DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION 2/e (Portuguese translation), published by McGraw-Hill - Sao Paulo (Desenho de Observacao 2/e)

2012 Leonardo's Legacy: A Defense of the Educational Value of Perceptual Drawing in an
Increasingly Postmodern World
, Open Inquiry Archive, A peer reviewed independent
journal of scholarly papers on culture
https://openinquiryarchive.net/2012/03/14/leonardos-legacy-2/

2009
DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION 2/e (An Introduction to Perceptual Drawing)
published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education, New York, NY. 2009. Currently used as a
text at over 250 colleges, universities, and art schools in the United States and a handful of schools abroad.
In second Edition I added a new 30 page chapter on pictorial composition, designed new cover,
added over 200 new student and technical illustrations, revised layout, prepared 600 PowerPoint
slides to accompany lessons in text (downloadable from publisher’s site), and constructed a 31
page promotional website at:
http://www.brian-curtis.com/text/dfo_second_edition/bc_book.html

2006
DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION 1/e was translated into Short-Form Chinese and
published by McGraw-Hill Singapore.

2001 Wrote, designed and illustrated DRAWING FROM OBSERVATION 1/e: An Introduction
to Perceptual Drawing, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, New York, New York, 2001.
http://www.brian-curtis.com/um_webpage/dfo_first_edition/web-content/dfodata/bc_book.html


BOOK REVIEWS:

2015 The Key Point: Drawing from Observation Book Review, http://thekeypoint.org/2015/01/01/drawing-from-observation/

2006 Book Review - Drawing from Observation, Helen South, Drawing from Observation,
About .com, Drawing/Sketching, http://drawsketch.about.com/od/publications/gr/briancurtis1.htm

2005 Lari Gibbons, Book Review - Drawing from Observation, F.A.T.E. in Review, Volume 26, 2004-2005

2002 April Flanders, Book Review - Drawing from Observation, Graphic Impressions -
newsletter for Southern Graphics Council, Fall 2002


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS, and PUBLIC LECTURES

2016 Visiting Artist, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, November 14- 15, 2016

Critquing Shared Visual Experience: The Power of the Central Nervous System, paper for panel titled The Critique: What Makes for a Good Critique?, chaired by Kimble A. Bromle, NDSU, SECAC conference, Roanoke Virginia

CAA Roundtable co-chair, Instructors and Adjuncts: Navigating Higher Education in a Busted Economy, with Peter Kaniaris, Anderson University, Annual meeting, Washington, DC

2015 The Bi-cameral Brain and the Primacy of Perception, paper presented at TRAC (The Representational Art Conference), November 1-4, Ventura Beach, California

Art Makes Meaning: The Importance of Perception, Intuition, and Affect in Human Expression, public lecture at Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland

Perceptual Drawing Workshop, Five day segment of a two week Intermediate summer drawing course, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland

Art For Life’s Sake: Countering Popular Cultural Trends in an Effort to Re-humanize Foundations, panel presentation for sesson titled, The Contrasting Ideologies of Teaching Drawing In Foundation Studies, chaired by John Rise, Savannah College of Art and Design, Biannual FATE conference, Indianappolis, Indiana

The Bi-cameral Brain and the Primacy of Perception, for a panel titled, Learning to See Anew: Priorities in Drawing Education, Art Students League Lecture Series, organized by James McElhinney in conjunction with CAA annual meeting, Panelists: Jeffrey Carr, Dean of the Pennslyvania School of Fine Arts, Peter Kaniaris, Anderson University, Samuel Messer, Associate Dean of the Yale School of Art, John Rise, Savannah College of Art and Design, Peter Trippi, Editor in Chief, Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, Flash Rosenberg, Guggenheim Fellow, held at the Art Students League, New York,

CAA Roundtable co-chair, Instructors and Adjuncts,: Navigating HIgher Education in a Busted Economy, with Peter Kanairis, Anderson University

2014
Intuition and Empathy in the Visual Arts: Painting as Visual Poetry, lecture accompanying solo exhibition of my paintings, Sage Center for the Arts, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan

Studio 6 Workshops, Introduction to Perceptual Drawing - one week, June 16 - 20, Art Students League, New York, New York

CAA Roundtable co-chair, The Plight of Adjuncts in the 21st Century, with Peter Kanairis, Anderson University

2013 Re-balancing the Bi-cameral Brain: A Return to Art for Life’s Sake,
panel presentation for session titled Perception Point: The Intersection of
Neuroscience and Contemporary Art, Annual SECAC Conference, Greenville, North Carolina

The Importance of Intuition in the Making and Appreciation of Art, Docent lecture
Lowe Art Museum, Florida

Lowe Museum Exhibition Preview Lecture: Why I Have Come Here To Not Talk About My Paintings,
Storer Auditorium, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Roses Are fe0000, Violets Are 0000ff: Sugar Is C12H22O11and Technological Jargon
is a Buzzkill
, panel presentation for session titled What Do You Mean, Red, Blue and
Yellow Aren’t the Primary Colors Anymore?, Color Wheel or Color Won’t, Andy Gambrel,
SCAD, and Martha Horvac, University of Nebraska, Chairs, FATE Biennial Conference,
Savannah, Georgia

Chair, two sessions of Leonardo’s Legacy: the Importance of Perceptual Drawing in a
Postmodern World
, eight presenters, FATE Biennial Conference, Savannah, Georgia

Expressive Painting 2 Day Workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples Florida

Portfolio Reviewer, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, New York,

2012 Making is Thinking: The Importance of Direct Sensory Experience in a Digital World,
presented at the 2012 SECAC Conference, in Raliegh, North Carolina for a panel titled
Slow media – the advantages (?) of learning to make art or design objects by hand chaired by
Maureen Garvin, Savannah College of Art and Design

Stonehenge Series I, public lecture, South Dakota College of Mines and Technology,

Visiting Artist, South Dakota College of Mines and Technology, Class presentation
and public lecture accompanying solo exhibition, Rapid City, South Dakota

Two day Expressive Drawing Workshop, Arts in Action Summer Camp of enFAMiLIA Inc.,
Everglades Community Association, Homestead, Florida

Expressive Painting, two day workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples Florida

Visiting Artist, Rio HondoCommunity College, Whittier, California

2011 Panel Chair, A House Divided: Examining the Inherent Conflict Between
Direct Sensory Aesthetics and Concept Driven Cultural Practice
, 2011 SECAC Conference

Visiting Artist, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois

Two-day drawing workshop, Arts in Action Summer Camp of enFAMiLIA Inc.,
Everglades Community Association, Homestead, Florida

An Ecosystem of Interruption Technologies: The Internet as a Distracting,
Numbing, Mind-altering Substance
, presented at the 2011 FATE Conference in St. Louis,
Missouri, March 31, 2011 for a panel titled Evolving Foundations in an Ever-changing Art World,
chaired by Geoff Beadle, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

A Generation Without Studio Training, Roundtable participant in discussion of "Studio Art in
CAA's Next Century,Michael Aubach, Chair, Vanderbilt University, at 100th CAA Conference in
New York, New York

B/W Landscape, two day workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

Duchamp's Legacy: The De-skilling and Dematerializing Promotion of Concept Driven Cultural Practice,
paper for an Open Session sponsored by FATE at the 100th CAA Conference in New York, New York,
Chair, Steven Bliecher, Coastal Carolina University

7th Annual Self Portrait Exhibition Catalogue, 33 Contemporary Gallery, 2011

2010 If You Open Your Mind Too Much Your Brain Will Fall Out, paper and accompanying
PowerPoint for a panel titledThomas Kinkade in the Classroom, chair Julia Alderson,
Humboldt State University, at SECA in Richmond, Virginia

Cezanne Still-life, two day painting workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples Florida

The Four Voices of Art, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples Florida

2009 Digital Disegno: Confessions of a Digital Addiction, for a panel titled "Bridging the Gap:
The Use of Digital Technologies in Painting," chair Heather Deyling, SCAD, at SECA conference,
Mobile, Alabama

Panel Chair, Art before N'Art: Critically Thinking about Critical Theory, at biennial FATE
conference in Portland, OR, Panel members: Darby Bannard (UM), Franklin Einspruch
(independent artist), Peter Kaniaris (Anderson University), and Brian Curtis (UM)

Leonardo’s Legacy: Lessons in Sacred Restlessness, for a panel titled Just Taze me Bro….
for Navigating the Formal Divide in a Drawing I Curriculum, at Biennial FATE conference in
Portland, Oregon

Why Art ain’t N’art: Critically Thinking Critical Theory and Contemporary Cultural Practice,
paper presented for a panel titled Toward a Pedagogy for the 21st Century, CAA Annual,
Los Angeles, CA

Non-Objective, two day painting workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

Color Landscape, two day painting workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

2008 Impressionism, two day painting workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

20th Century Mark Making, two day workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples,Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

Tropical Landscape, two day workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples,Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

2007 One-, Two-, and Three - Point Perspective, two day Workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples, Florida

How Pictures Make Meaning, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples Florida

The Tradition of Sacred Geometry, lecture, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples Florida

Panel Chair, Reflections on an Endangered Species, FATE Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A Voice Crying in the Wilderness, FATE Panel Open Session, at CAA Conference in New York, New York

Impressionist Painting Workshop, two day workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples Philharmonic, Naples Florida

Trompe l'oiel Drawing Workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples Florida

2006 Denuding the Curriculum, FATE panel on the Role of Figure Drawing in a Postmodern Curriculum.
at MACAA/SECA Conference in Nashville Tennessee

Perceptual Drawing, 2 day Workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples Florida
20th Century Maark Making 2 day Workshop, Lifelong Learning Institute, Naples, Philharmonic, Naples Florida

2005 Is the Technological Cart Pulling the Pedagogical Horse, F.A.T.E. panel on Innovative
Ways of Introducing Technology into Foundations Art Training at the national F.A.T.E. conference
in Columbus, Ohio

Panel Chair, The Emperor's New Clothes: Are the Recent Changes in Foundations Curricula as Silly as They Seem, CAA conference, Atlanta, Georgia

2004 Is the Technological Cart Pulling the Pedagogical Horse, F.A.T.E. panel on
Innovative Ways of Introducing Technology into Foundations Art Training at MACAA Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Tradition of the Sacred Geometry in Art and Architecture, MIAMInteligence
Lecture Series, Coconut Grove, Florida

Reflections of the Infinite, Docent lecture series, Art and Culture Center of
Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida

2003 The Four Voices of Art, a three part Docent lecture series, Art and Culture
Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida

2002 The Voices of Art, Lecture Series of the Docents of the Lowe Art Museum

Sacred Geometry in Ancient Art and Architecture, delivered at the 2002 Mid-America
College Art Association conference in Lincoln, Nebraska for a session titled 'The Artist Geometer'

Sacred Geometry in Art and Architecture, lecture for local chapter of the American
Institute of Architecture Students, School of Architecture, University of Miami

2001 Preserving the Post-medieval Mindset, for Panel titled The Role of Perceptual Drawing in Higher Education, Chair Laurie Fendrich, Hofstra University, 2001 CAA, Philadelphia

Paintings, Drawings, and Digital Prints, Artist Lecture Series, Lowe Art Museum,
Coral Gables, Florida

1997 The Tradition of the Sacred Geometry in Art and Architecture, Faculty Lecture Series,
Institute of Retired Professionals, School of Continuing Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

1996 Myth, Art, Science, and the Golden Mean, Artist Lecture Series, Naples Philharmonic,
Naples, Florida

1994 Myth, Art, Science, and the Golden Mean, Featured Speaker, Florida Pathology Association Annual Meeting, Doral, Florida

1993
The Four Voices of Art, a four part lecture series, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood,
Hollywood, Florida

1992 Reflections of the Infinite, Featured Speaker, 11th Annual Arts and Sciences Awards Night,,
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida

1991 Sacred Geometry, Visiting Artist Lecture, Sampson Gallery, Stetson University, Deland, Florida

1990 The Language of Art, Lecture, Zack/Schuster Gallery, Williams Island, Florida

ARTICLES, REVIEWS, REPRODUCTIONS, and CITATIONS (print and online):

2015 Brody, David , How to Draw: Course Guidebook, The Teaching Company: The Great Courses, Chantilly, Virginia, 2015, pgs. 24, 28, 32, 42, 46, 55

Gibson, Lois, Forensic Art Essentials: A Manual for Law Enforcement Artists, Academic Press; 1 edition, December 20, 2007, p. 12

2014 The Duncan Trussell Family Hour Center for Self Optimization, Books to Get You Drawing, http://duncantrussell.com/forum/discussion/12684/books-to-get-you-drawing-instructional-inspirational/p1

Art Students League Summer Schedule, Brian Curtis Drawing from Observation –
Introduction to Perceptual Drawing - http://theartstudentsleague.org/workshops.aspx#CurtisJune

Tara O'Neil, Thinking in Color, Coastal Breeze News, Friday, April 25,
http://www.coastalbreezenews.com/2012/11/01/thinking-in-color/

AP studio Art: Drawing, Summer Assignments,
http://mps.millvillenj.gov/cms/lib07/NJ01912810/Centricity/Domain/55/AP_Studio_ArtSummer_
assignments.pdf


Scott Nelson Foster, From Structure to Expression, Rethinking Gesture Drawing within Foundations Life Drawing, FATE in Review, Volume 34, 2012-2013 p. 4
http://www.academia.edu/5689145/Art_and_Social_Justice_Education_Culture_as_Commons_-_
Reviewed_by_Lori_Kent


Art Deadlines, Books for Artists: Drawing, http://artdeadlineslist.com/artbooks/#drawing

Avery Martin, Sketchbook Assignments, http://room1005.weebly.com/sketchbook-assignments.html
(unauthorized page scans and list of exercises)

Artavita, Brian Curtis, https://artavita.com/artists/4245-brian-curtis

Frederic Kaplan Picture Making, A Golden Idea, Bibliography,
http://kaplanpicturemaker.com/archives/golden_rectangle

Jean Wilkey, Studio Views, William Kentridge inspired drawings & fantastic birdhouses,
http://www.jeanrwilkey.com/william-kentridge-inspired-drawings-fantastic-birdhouses/

Course Materials, (unauthorized use of text passages)
http://www.utdallas.edu/~melacy/pages/Drawing/01_class/HO_1.pdf

Ralfdraw (blog, England), Drawing on my Life,
http://ralphdraw.blogspot.com/2014/02/blog-post_21.html

Ralfdraw (blog, England), Drawing on my Life,
http://ralphdraw.blogspot.com/2014/02/gesture-drawing-2.html

Ralfdraw (blog, England), Drawing on my Life,
http://ralphdraw.blogspot.com/2014/02/gesture-drawing-3.html

Ralfdraw (blog, England), Drawing on my Life,
http://ralphdraw.blogspot.com/2014/02/study-perceptual-grid-perceptual.html

Blaffer Art Museum,Brian Curtis Master of Fine Art Exhibit
http://www6.miami.edu/lowe/exhibition/umfaculty-curtis.html

2013 Sketching :: Drawing from Observation, http://www.janehannah.com/books-theories/

William Mark Coulhard and Ana Bicik, Miami Art Review,
http://miamiartreviews.com/2013/08/11/stonehenge-by-brian-curtis/

WUM An Online Journal for the Arts, Closing Reception of Brian Curtis's Stonehenge Exhibition
at UM Gallery Wynwood Building
http://whatsupmiami.blogspot.com/2013/08/closing-reception-of-brian-curtis.html

Recommended Text, Resources for students learning how to draw, BYU Idaho Library,
http/::libguides.byui.edu:content.php%3Fpid=40863&sid=300770

UM Faculty Exhibit, http://www6.miami.edu/lowe/exhibition/umfaculty-curtis.html

Brian Curtis Exhibition Preview,
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151667392934453.1073741829.60569649452&type=3

Exhibition Preview Photo of Brian Curtis,
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151667395029453&set=a.10151667392934453.10737
41829.60569649452&type=3&theater


Exhibition Preview Photo of Opening,
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151667394629453&set=a.10151667392934453.1073741829.
60569649452&type=3&theater


Brian Curtis, Stonehenge Series,
http://www.mutualart.com/Exhibitions/Brian-Curtis--Stonehenge-Series-I---II/326C51997E877CAB

2012 Arts Book Review: Drawing from Observation by Brian Curtis, Brian Curtis (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_HaVoZlsDA)

Wei Xu, Ph.D., Drawing in the Digital Age: An Observational Method for
Artists and Animators (Google eBook) p. 63,
http://books.google.com/books?id=ShvrJ0He3ocC&pg=PA63&lpg=PA63&dq=brian+curtis,+artist,
+drawing&source=bl&ots=Ch2SUi5Z8&sig=kVF3gmZVsNH1rKl86kOhw_Qv_hw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=
uZFJU6r2NJHH0AHpwoC4Cw&ved=0CCsQ6AEwATha#v=onepage&q=brian%20curtis%2C%20artist%2C%20
drawing&f=false


Frederick C. Kaplan, A Golden Idea, Aesthetics and Theory Archive,
http://kaplanpicturemaker.com/archives/at_golden_rectangle

Linda Hutcheon, Cover Art, Narcissistic Narrative: The Metafiction Paradox,
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Narcissus Narrative catalogue listing: http://www.wlupress.wlu.ca/General/hutcheon-linda_mockup_2.pdf

Leonardo's Legacy: A Defense of the Educational Value of Perceptual Drawing in an Increasingly
Postmodern World, Open Inquiry Archive, A peer reviewed independent journal of scholarly
papers on culture, http://openinquiryarchive.net/2012/02/16/leonardos-legacy/

Brian Curtis. Perceptual Drawing Textbook, Textbook Authors Wiki,
http://textbookauthorswiki.com/brian-curtis-perceptual-drawing-textbooks

Elizabeth Gumport, What Are You Looking At Blog, Brian Curtis, Urban Street Games (Street Shoot), http://andwhatdoyousee.tumblr.com/post/31149350518/brian-curtis-urban-street-games-street-shoot

Night of a Hundred Angels Catalogue, The Cottage Gallery. Laguna Beach, California

Jessica Burke, ART 1010: Drawing I, Books To Read,
http://burke1010.blogspot.com/2010/05/master-study-images.html

Abstract Painting, Naples Philharmonic Lifelong Learning,
http://www.mydigitalpublication.com/article/Abstract_Painting/1121335/119323/article.html

Exhibition at Boca Raton Museum of Art April 24-May 19, 1987
http://books.google.com/books/about/Brian_Curtis_Laurie_Julia.html?id=YGdjHAAACAAJ

2011 SECAC Conference Program – Savannah, Georgia, Session Abstracts, A House Divided:
Examining the Conflict Between Sensory Aesthetics and Concept Driven Cultural Practice
Johny ML, By All Means Necessary (blog), http://johnyml.blogspot.com/2011_09_01_archive.html

Carla Krige, Open Your Eyes to Art (blog), http://carlakrige.blogspot.com/2011/03/charcoal-drawings.html

Maraco Eagle News, Art Instructor to lead landscape Workshop at the Phil,
http://www.marconews.com/news/2011/mar/04/higher-education-briefs-week-march-6/?print=1

Chris Miller, Artist-Writers Part 1, Mountshang Art Blog,
http://mountshang.blogspot.com/2011/07/artist-writers-part-i.html

Ft Meyers Florida Weekly, Painting Workshop - Brian Curtis,
http://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/news/2009-03-11/what_to_do/067.html

Chris Miller, Review: 7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition/Zhou B. Art Center,
New City Art (online),
http://art.newcity.com/2011/07/25/review-7th-annual-national-self-portrait-exhibitionzhou-b-art-center/

Lise Schwall, Brian Curtis: Reviving the Perceptual Platform, Thirteen page paper submitted as part of Lisa’s
MA in Art Education at Boston University

CAA 100th Annual Conference Program, Duchamp’s Legacy: The De-skilling and Dematerializing
Promotion of Concept Driven Cultural Practice

Integrative Think Tank International, FATE @CAA, http://integrativeteaching.org/news/tag/duchamp

CAA 100th Annual Conference Program, Roundtable participation: Studio Art in CAA’s Next Century

CAA 100, Free and Open, http://conference.collegeart.org/2011/freeandopen.php

SpyFu Classic, Duchamp Contemporary, http://65.39.72.142/Term.aspx?t=482589&org=50

Margaret Davidson, drawing in depth, Online book reviews,
http://www.margaretdavidson.com/book/reviews.html

Mary Murphy, Mary’s Landscape art Info, Drawing,
http://www.maryslandscapeartinfo.com/landscape-art/1789-drawing/

A Time of Protection, Drawings by Katherine Liontas Warren,
http://www.arts.ok.gov/Art_at_the_Capitol/North_Gallery/2010/Katherine_Liontas-Warren_North_Gallery_2010.html

Beached Miami, Miami Art Walk,
http://www.beachedmiami.com/2011/09/07/miami-art-walk-guide-september-2011/

Eduardo Fernandez, Mentored Drawing Studio, Required Text,
http://www.eduardofernandez.com/S/Syllabus_%26_Materials.html

Victor Sandblom, Beginning Drawing, Text,
http://bellevuecollege.edu/artshum/materials/art/Sandblom/Fall06/120/120supplyListF06.htm

Mondrian Homages p. 4, Brian Curtis, http://www.snap-dragon.com/homage4.html

Chicago Art Magazine, 7th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition at 33 Contemporary,
http://chicagoartmagazine.com/2011/07/7th-annual-national-self-portrait-exhibition-at -33-contemporary/

2010 Citation in Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Master, Suzanne Brooker,
Techniques and Contemporary Applications, Watson-Guptill, Crown Publishing, New York, New York

January Calendar, Lectures and Learning, Gulfshore Life, January,
http://www.gulfshorelife.com/August-2010/January-Calendar/

March Calendar, Lectures and Learning, Gulfshore Life, August,
http://www.gulfshorelife.com/August-2010/March-Calendar/

Google Books, Suzanne Brooker, Domenic Cretara, Portrait Painting Atelier,
http://books.google.com/books?id=q8Llv6Rjk78C&pg=PA101&lpg=PA101&dq=brian+curtis,+drawing+
from+observation&source=bl&ots=zVDsTqIceb&sig=CWhgLN82Z3y9h9_Abmqn0C0bZ0U&hl=en&ei=y
YiETtP1J4e3tweqmNBG&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDMQ6AEwBDj6AQ#v=
onepage&q=brian%20curtis%2C%20drawing%20from%20observation&f=false


Gage Academy of Art, Recommended books for Beginning Drawing I,
http://www.gageacademy.org/adult/?page=supplylist&c_id=494

Oklahoma Arts Council, A Time of Protection: Lithographs and Drawings by Katherine Liontas-Warren,
http://www.arts.ok.gov/Art_at_the_Capitol/North_Gallery/2010/Katherine_Liontas-Warren_
North_Gallery_2010.html


Amazon.com, Customer Reviews
file://localhost/, http/::www.amazon.com:Drawing-Observation-Introduction-
Perceptual:product-reviews:0073379182


Quizlet, Flash Cards - Drawing 1 Vocabulary,
http://quizlet.com/2069367/drawing-1-vocabulary-flash-cards/

Continuous Line/Sensitive Line, Synopsis of Chapter 1 of DfO,
http://www.utdallas.edu/~mel024000/pages/Drawing/AS03-S11_

ContinuousLine/SensitiveLine_Materials.html
Krystin Hammond, eHow family, What is Observational Drawing?,
http://www.ehow.com/info_8746055_observational-drawing.html

OK Lawton Artist Lithography on Display at State Capital,
http://www.icapitol.net/topic_01OF0MMAHT/readstory.oki?storyid=03T0W2C5D

Squidoo, Brilliant Art Books, The Classics, http://www.squidoo.com/brillent-art-books-

13th Annual SECAC Exhibition,
http://1708gallery.org/exhibitions/exhibition-detail.php?id=28

2009 Deborah Rockman, Bibliographic Citation, Drawing Essentials:
A Guide to Drawing from Observation, Oxford University Press, NY

Citation in The Tabernacle of Exodus as a Work of Art: An Aesthetic of Monotheism,
Maurice Schmidt, Texas A&M – Kingsville, Texas, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY
http://www.kr-bn.com/news/2010-02-03/News/Lifelong_quest_turns_into_book.html

ArtBlog, Why N’art ain’t Art, http://artblog.net/extra/2009/fate/nart.pdf

CAA 97th Annual Conference Abstracts, N’art ain't Art: Critically Thinking Critical Theory
and Contemporary Cultural Practice

The Everything Project, Continuing Assignments,
http://www.theeverythingproject.com/2009_06_01_archive.html

Michael Albala, Essential Concepts, Resources, http://blog.mitchalbala.com/?page_id=1323

Abstracts, SECAC Annual Meeting, Richmond,
http://www.secollegeart.org/archive/2010_Conference_Abstracts.pdf

SECAC Annual Newsletter, News of Members,
http://www.secollegeart.org/publications/secac_Nov09.pdf

FATE Winter Newsletter, Drawing, http://foundations-art.org/images/FATE09.01.pdf

CAA 97th Annual Conference Abstracts, N’art ain't Art: Critically Thinking Critical Theory and
Contemporary Cultural Practice, 2009

2008 Yahoo Answers, Best Answer, http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=
20080713163635AAlVE4z


NakedZergling, Penny Arcade, Recommended Book, http://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion
/71298/the-new-guy-wants-brutal-criticism.-nsfdialup/p2

2007 Wet Canvas, If You Could Buy Only One Drawing Book…...,
http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-457810.html

FATE Open Sesson Announcement, http://myweb.wssu.edu/betzs/fatecaa07.htm

Franklin Einspruch, Digital Tools, Comments on "A Voice Crying in the Wilderness", http://www.artblog.net/post/2007/04/digital/

Taking Things Apart, Handouts, http://archives.evergreen.edu/webpages/curricular/2007-
2008/apart/handouts.html


2006 Pyziual, BenderNation, Responses,
http://www.blendernation.com/2006/10/05/book-drawing-on-the-right-side-of-the-brain/

2004 Cover Photo for AGORA, the public service magazine of the Union Syndicale Federale (EU),
Brussels, Belgium

Gloss (Internet Ezine), featured artist, Premier Issue, Winter 2002 #1
(a web-based, non-profit journal of arts & ideas featuring non-fiction,fiction, and art.

GLOSS is based in Las Vegas, Nevada (http://www.glosszine.org/gloss1.htm)

Rutgers University, Images of Cupid and Psyche, http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~mjoseph/CP/ICP.html

2003 The Carnegie Group, Teaching Drawing: Observation and Interpretation,
http://www.middlesex.mass.edu/carnegie/PDFs/arabas.pdf

Artist Days, Art Supplies and Resources, http://artistdays.com/drawing/drawing-participants-of-all-
ages-are-invited-to-help.html

2002 Julia Morrisoe, Recommended Reading for Undergraduate Curriculum,
http://julia.morrisroe.com/assets/Templates/Recommendedreading.pdf

The Slide Finder, Cross-contour, http://www.slidefinder.net/0/07CrossContoured/25493208

Slide Finder, Biomorphic Slides, http://www.slidefinder.net/0/09BiomorphicFormIIed/09
BiomorphicFormIIed/25493191


Slide Finder, One-point Perspective Relationships, http://www.slidefinder.net/1/12
OnePointPerspectiveed/25493667


Slide Finder, The Perceptual Grid, http://www.slidefinder.net/0/03perceptualgrided/24901748
Perspecitve, PowerPoint,


2001 Keny Feijoo, Body of work: Artist Bares It All, Miami Herald, 8/9/01

1998 Historic Buildings: Ann Arbor, Michigan,
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moaatxt/anw1745.0001.001/3?page=root;rgn=full+text;size=100;view=
image;q1=brian+curtis


Cover Image, Historic Buildings: Ann Arbor, Michigan, Majorie Meade and Susan Winchberg, Ann Arbot Historic District Commission
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moaatxt/ANW1745.0001.001/1?rgn=full+text;view=image;q1=brian+curtis

1993 Helen Kohen, All Florida Exhibit Manages to Be High Quality, Miami Herald, 9/23/93

Helen Kohen, Miami Herald, Self-portraits Reveal Much About Our Family of Artists, 5/15/93

1992 Festival of Atlanta, Visual Arts Catalogue, 9/92

1991 Sandy Cullen, 4 Artists’ work on Display, Patriot News, 5/91

AAH News, Invitational exhibition, 5/91

McNeese State Exhibition Catalogue, Works on Paper, 1991

1990 Kiana Dicker, The Mesa Tribune, Stretch a Sketch, 12/21/90

Evelyn Cooper, The Phoenix Gazette, Exhibit of Drawings Stretches the Limits, 7/16/90

Tempe Daily News Tribune, Galleries, 6/10/90

Richard Leuhrmanm, Greater Midwest International Catalogue, Critique, 8/90

John Schnorenberg, Greater Midwest International Catalogue, Jurors Statement, 8/90

1989 Elisa Turner, Miami Herald, Works Both Artful and Fine, 12/20/89

Helen Kohen, Miami Herald, Floridians shine at Four Arts, 12/3/89

Elisa Turner, Miami Herald, Curtis takes a turn toward abstraction, 9/20/89

Washington & Jefferson National Exhibition Catalogue, Cover Art 4/22/89

1988 Exhibition Catalogue for New American Talent, Juror's Statement, May '88
Couples?, Exhibition Catalogue, Artist's Statement, 2/4/88

Calendar Art, Ann Arbor Observer Annual, June '88

1987 Museum members toast new exhibit, Boca Raton News, 4/25/1987

Calendar Art, Ann Arbor Observer Annual, Illustrations for September '87

Calendar Art, Ann Arbor Observer Annual, Illustrations for December '87

Art Now/Southeast Gallery Guide, Cover Art, November '87

Helen Kohen, Miami Herald, Hortt 29 showcases impressive Floridians, 7/26/87

Boca Museum News, Cover Art, April '87

Roger Selby, Florida Artist's #3 Brochure, Director's Statement, 4/24/87

Mary Ann Marger, St. Petersburg Times, Figuratively Speaking, 3/31/87

Kevin Dean and Ray Kipling, The Longboat Observer, Longboat Key, Florida,
Joan Hodgell Gallery, 2/16/87

Thyrza. Jacobs, Pelican Press, Sarasota, Florida, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, 1/26/87

1986 Manon Meilgaard, Birmingham Eccentric, Birmingham, Michigan,
Moving Beyond Photo-realism, 11/20/86

Helen Kohen, Miami Herald, Strengths stand out at UM’s Lowe, 8/11/86

Helen Kohen, Miami Herald, Horrt Show Does Museum Proud, 7/20/86

Peter Cox, Miami Today, Ft Lauderdale Shows Its Artistic Spirit, 8/21/86

Women’s section, Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, Florida, Thomas Cenrer Biennial, 3/86

Scene Magazine, Gainesville Sun, Thomas Center show features works
by 33 Florida Artists, 2/28/86

Calendar Art, Ann Arbor Observer Annual, August '86

1985 Autumnfest, Prospectus cover art, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Ann Arbor Observer, 10th Anniversary Calendar, August, 1985

Joy Colby. Detroit News, Art – Brian Curtis, 6/21/85

Trinita Tracy, The Arkansas Traveler, Universiry of Arkansas visiting art professor
discusses unique proportion found in nature, 1/1/85

Corinne Abatt, Birmingham Eccentric, Birmingham, Michigan, A Fresh Glimpse of Reality, 1/5/85

1984 Northwest Arkansas Times, Art Show, 12/13/84

Peggy Page, Ann Arbor News, Adventure is Paramount in Ann Arbor Artists ‘84 5/6/84

Peggy Page, Ann Arbor News, Director scores with his first show, 1/21/84

Cover Art, Artrain Exhibition Catalogue, 3/84

Calendar Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 8/84

1983 Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 1/83

Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 6/83

Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 7/83

Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 8/83

Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 9/83

Brian Curtis: in pursuit of quality in a concentrated life, Martha Keller, Ann Arbor News,10/16/83

Kemph House Historical Society Poster, 11/83

Cover Art, Ann Arbor Observer, 11/83


MUSEUM PANEL PARTICIPATION:

1988 Couples, North Miami Museum and Culture Center, North Miami, Florida

1987 New Age Art, North Miami Museum and Culture Center, North Miami, Florida


ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

College Art Association (CAA)

Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)

Foundations in Art Theory and Education (F.A.T.E)

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