Brian Spolans


Education

2006

  • MFA in Studio Art, Printmaking, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

2002

  • BFA in Studio Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX


Selected Exhibitions

2014

  • Rigmarole: Featured Artist Brian Spolans, River Gallery, Chelsea Michigan
  • Object Object, Good God Things Gallery, San Diego California
  • If you Build it they will come, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit Michigan
  • Hex, Ypsilanti Art Incubator, Ypsilanti Michigan
  • All Media Exhibition, Juror Marianetta Porter, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor Michigan 

2013

  • Monstrous, Anton Art Center, Mount Clemons Michigan
  • Celebrating Artist, University, Community, Rackham Building, Ann Arbor Michigan
  • New Prints/Winter 2013, International Print Center in New York, New York, New Yor

  • New Prints, Traveling Exhibition, Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland 
  • Line by Line, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit Michigan
  • First Contact, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor Michigan
  • My Name is Asher Lev, Performance Network Theater, Ann Arbor Michigan

2012

  • Recurrence Relation: Three Generations of 500X, Curated by Leslie Murrell, 500X Gallery, Dallas Texas
  • New Prints Summer, International Print Center of New York, Juror Shahzia Sikander, New York, New York
  • Spatial Shift, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor Michigan

  • Spatial Shift, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor Michigan

2011

  • Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido/Brian Spolans, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering Ohio
  • Breaking Frontiers: New Works by Brian Spolans, Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, Oregon
  • 24th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper, Juror Dan Cameron, McNeese State University ,Lake Charles Louisiana
  • Louisiana Purchase: National Biennial Juried Exhibition, Juror Barbara Bloemink, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Post Apocalypse, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor Michigan

2010

  • The Print, Ann Arbor Art Center, Juror Endi Paskovic, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Game Play, H. Don and Connie J. Osborne Family Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska

  • New Prints Spring, International Print Center in New York, Curated by Phillip Pearlstein, New York, New York
  • Reality Gallery, New York Studios Gallery, Jurors Kristen Copham and Felicity Hogan, New York, New York
  • Allegories, Space 237, Toledo, Ohio
  • Lite Bright, The Lite Box, Curator Brian Wilson, Birmingham Alabama 

2009

  • 2nd Annual Gulf-South Regional, B.E.C.A. Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana 
  • Contemporary Painting, Ford Gallery, Co-curators Amy Sacksteder and Michael Reedy, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

2008

  • Biological Imperative, Gallery Aferro, Curator Emma Wilcox, Newark, New Jersey
  • Under New Management, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Teaching Experience

2009

  • Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI

2008

  • Assistant Adjunct Instructor, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, TX
  • Instructor for Sketching in the Galleries, The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Texas                                              

  • Instructor for Friday Afternoon Drawing Studio: Figure Drawing, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

2007

  • Instructor of Friday Afternoon Drawing Studio, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

2006

  • Adjunct Professor of Record, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
  • Instructor of Drawing from the Collection, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

2003

  • Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, Denton, TX