Brece Honeycutt makes nature-based and history-based drawings, sculptures and installations.

Her installations have been placed in university campuses, historic houses, inner-city parks and in office buildings, libraries, urban markets and galleries. She collaborates with artists, students, historians, gardeners, poets, and dancers.

In 2017, she will have a solo exhibition, bewilder at Norte Maar (Brooklyn, NY) and participate in two group exhibitions Strange Flowers curated by the painter Elisabeth Condon (Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY) and Wood curated by Cory Card at View (Old Forge, NY).  In 2016, her work was included in group exhibitions, including: The Warmth of Winter National Arts Club (New York, NY), Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, The Hyde Collection (Glens Falls, NY), SHIFT: Environmentally Responsible Print Practice, McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton, Ontario) and Connections: Scotland and Italy, Lillie Art Gallery (Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland).

She received a B.S. in Art History from Skidmore College and a M.F.A. in Sculpture from Columbia University.

Solo Exhibitions and Installations

2017 bewilder, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
2014 underfoot, Knox Gallery, Monterey, MA
2009 Arachne, Poplar Gallery.Online, http://www.mackenziefrere.com/poplar/index.html
2006 husks, Broadway Windows, New York, NY
2005 works on paper & sculpture, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
at Table, Brook Commons Outdoor Sculpture Program, Longwood University, Farmville, VA
2004 silence, Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, MD (permanent installation)
2003 silence, Baltimore Book Festival, Mt. Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD
2000 primer, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, DC
1998 endangered species, Installation for Arlington County, Arlington, VA
Sculptures and Drawings, Parish Gallery, Washington, DC
1996 Health & Hearth, Clara Barton National Historic Site, Glen Echo, MD
1995 Health & Hearth, Clara Barton National Historic Site, Glen Echo, MD
1994 Strange Fruits, Alternative Art Gallery, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  Becoming:  25 Hotchkiss Artists, Tremaine Gallery, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT
2016 The Warmth of Winter, National Arts Club, New York, NY
Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
SHIFT: Environmentally Responsible Print Practice, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON
Connections: Scotland and Italy, Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie, Glasgow, Scotland
2015 Royal Society of Watercolors Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland
Checkered History, Outpost Artist Resources, Ridgewood, NY
Panorama, No. Six Depot, West Stockbridge, MA
Exquisite, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
2014 booksmart, Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY
Fabriano in Watercolor, Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
Between a place and candy, Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY
Azesttagh, Outlet, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Clouds, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Art Romp, Anacostia Arts Center, Washington, DC
To be a Lady: 45 Women in the Arts, Avenue of Americas Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Lyrical Color, Pocket Utopia, New York, NY
Soul Appetite, Barn Gallery at Stoneover Farn, Lenox, NY
What I know, NYCAMS, New York, NY
Woven Mysteries: Grace DeGennaro & Brece Honeycutt, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
Marche d’Acqua Fabriano Watercolor 2012, Fabriano, Italy
2011 Drawing Crazy Patterns on the Sheets, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Bushwick Open Studios, Moore Street Market, Brooklyn, NY
2010 String Theory, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
(Re)Fashioning Fiber, GreenSpaces, New York, NY
Spring Art Exhibition, Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT
BOS, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Storefront, NEW year, NEW work, NEW space, Brooklyn, NY
Open Studio, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Cream, Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington, DC
Ocketopia, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
2009 New Work, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Cultural Corridor IV, Storefront Artist Project, Pittsfield, MA
DRAW: Vasari Revisited, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Print Edition, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY
Global Fabrics, Common Threads, ISE Foundation, New York
2008 Brece Honeycutt & Audra Wolowiec, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY
The Thread as the Line, Contemporary Sewn Art, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2007 Washington Women in the Arts: A Selection, Osuna Art, Bethesda, MD
Of Paper, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD
Emily Dickinson Rendered, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
No Representation [abstraction in the capital], Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC
2006 Déjà vu, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2005 A Common Thread, Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA
2004 Surface Image Form, Ganzer Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
2003 Strictly Painting 4, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
Fold Here 3d Paper, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2002 Sculpture at Evergreen 2002, Evergreen House, Baltimore, MD
2001 Drawings, Salve Regina Gallery, Catholic University, Washington, DC
Sculpture Now, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Opened Book, The Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2000 In Praise of Paper, Hanoi College of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
Gardener’s Delight, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
All in the Family, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
1999 Open Studio, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Site-Story, installation, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Critics’ Picks, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
1998 Drawings, Monotypes & Constructions, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, DC
Sculptors’ Plans — Drawings and Maquettes, 505 Gallery, Washington, DC
ARTSCAPE Annual, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1997 ARTSCAPE ‘97 Juried Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Social Studies, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD
1996 Sculpture Now ‘96, Washington Square, Washington, DC

Grants, Awards, Commissions & Residencies

2014 Monterey and Massachusettes Cultural Councils for gallery talk, Monterey, MA
Fabriano in Watercolor, Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
2008 Pocket Utopia Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Artist Fellowship Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC
2002 Evergreen Foundation Honorarium, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2001 Anonymous Grant for “artist working in a particular American vein”
Arlington Commission and Virginia Commission for the Arts, Jane Franklin Dance Collaboration
2000 Artist Fellowship Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC
Arlington Commission for the Arts grant, Jane Franklin Dance Collaboration
1999 Santa Fe Art Institute Visiting Artist Program with Squeak Carnwath, full scholarship, Santa Fe, NM
Arts Al-Fresco Visual Artist in Residence, Arlington County Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Arlington, VA
Washington Post Grants in the Arts Program, School Without Walls, Washington, DC
1998 Arts Fellowship Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC
Critics Residency Program, MAP, Baltimore, MD
Arlington County, Department of Environmental Services and Cultural Affairs Division
1997 All-Media Juried Exhibition, Third Prize, Bonnie Clearwater, Juror, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
1996 Residency, Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, MD
1995 Glen-Gery Corporation, York, PA
1990 Beryl Ash Fund for Cable Street Studios Open 1991

Selected Publications

2017 James Panero, Critics Notebook dispatched January 4th, The New Criterion
2016 Michael Oatman with an essay by Erin Coe, MHR-80 Firecrackers Catalog, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY, pgs. 50-51.
Sharon Butler, “Email:  Report from a colonial farm,” Two Coats of Paint, 7/27/2016
SHIFTERPP Environmentally Responsible Print Practice Catalog, McMaster Museum of Art
Kate Abbott, “Wildflower Festival:  The Trustees of Reservations host wildflower walks at Bartholomew’s Cobble”, The Berkshire Eagle, April 23
2015 Paul D’Agostino, “Best of Brooklyn Art 2015: The Past Conditional Edition,” Brooklyn Magazine, 12/21/2015
Wiliam Corwin, “Checkered History,” The Brooklyn Rail, November 5, 2015
Paul D’Agostino, “A Rite of Spring: CounterPointe3,” The L Magazine, 4/22/2015
2014 Amy DuFault, “Going ‘Underfoot’ with Natural Dye & Textile Artist Brece Honeycutt,” BotanicalColorsblog.com, October 27, 2014, accesed on November 4, 2014
Fabriano in Acquarello catalogue, pg. 284
Anthony F. Hall, “Blueprint: A House, a Novel and Victoria Palermo’s Sculpture,” Lake George Mirror, March 25, 2014
India Flint, “Making the Way Home,Surface Design, Spring 2014, Vol. 38, No. 3, pgs. 28-33
Julia Sinelnikova, “Fiber is the New Black,” Bushwick Daily, February 13
2013 Pocket Notes, Volume 1, Issue 2, Spring
2012 James Panero, “Gallery Chronicle,” The New Criterion, Volume 31, November, pg. 52
Lee Lawrence, “The Green Heart of Italy,” American Craft, October/November, pgs. 94-99
Thomas Micchelli, “City of Women,” Hyperallergic, October 13
Pellegrini, Giorgio and Anna Massinissa Magini, Premio internatzionale di acquarello “Marche d’acqua” Fabriano Watercolor 2012, pgs. 98-99
Daniel Kany, “Math and earthy science at Aucociso”, Portland Press Herald, April 15
2011 Cindy Kelly, Outdoor Sculpture in Baltimore:  a historical guide to public art, (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011), pgs. 266-7
2010 “Home Gallery Il Senso Domestico Dell’Arte,” La Repubblica, no. 705, pg. 51
2008 Jessica Dawson, “The Fabric of Freedom, Redefined,” The Washington Post, May 23, pg. C2
Aaron Short, “A Whole new meaning of the ‘web’,” Bushwick Courier, May 2, pg. 18
2007 Michael J. Vaughn, “Copper Brings Dickinson’s Work to Life at Wave Hill Exhibit”, Copper in the Arts Magazine, Copper.org, Issue #1, May
David Foxley, “Poetry Springs Eternal,” The New York Observer, April 22, pg. C2
Martha Schwendener, “How a Solitary Poet of the Past Speaks to 10 Artists of Today,” The New York Times, March 9, pg B36
Kirsten Akens, “Mr. Postman, bring me a dream,” Colorado Springs Independent Newsweekly, March 8
Amanda Gordon, “The Belle of Wave Hill, The New York Sun, March 1, pg. 19
Lee Lawrence, “Adoption for art lovers, “Christian Science Monitor, January 4, pg. 20
2006 Meghan Drueding, “Imagine + Create,” Residential Architect, April 2006, pgs. 94-95
2005 Janis Goodman, WETA/Around Town Best Bets, December 26
New American Paintings, Number 57, Open Studios Press. pgs. 78-81
2004 Jamie Stiehm, “History etched into silence,” Baltimore Sun, May 28, pgs. 1B, 5B
2003 Sarah Tanguy, “Sculpture at Evergreen,” Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 22 No, 2, March 2003, pgs. 86-87
Deborah K. Dietsch, “Rooms for Imagination, “ Washington Post Home, January 23, pgs. H1, H5
2002 Anne Bennett Swingle, “She was One Powerful Woman,” Hopkins Medical News, Fall 2002, pg. 10
Lisa Speckhardt, “Gilding the Lily,” Landscape Architecture, July 2002, pg.16
Michael O’Sullivan, “Evergreen’s Hidden Pleasures,” Washington Post Weekend, June 28, pg. 48
Sculpture at Evergreen,Catalogue, Mary Jane Jacob and Cindy Kelly
2000 Lee Lawrence, “Gardener’s Delight,” Internet Art Resources, July
“Gardener’s Delight,” Women in the Arts, Summer 2000, pg. 14
Ferdinand Protzman, “Scott, Reid and Honeycutt at Conway, ” Washington Post, August 24, pg. C5
Joanna Shaw-Eagle, “Museum blooms like a ‘Gardener’s Delight,” Washington Times, July 15, pg. D5.
1999 Lisa Yoon, “Public Art in the 21st Century,” Public Art Review, Fall/Winter ’99, pgs. 27-28
Catalogue, Site-story Exhibition, Kristen Hileman, Curator, Arlington Arts Center
Catalogue, Maryland Art Place Critics Residency Program, Barbara Rose and Kristen Hileman, pg. 5
1997 Lippard, Lucy, The Lure of the Local, (New York: New Press), pg. 101

Lectures, Panels and Committees

2016 Artist Talk for Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
2015 Tobacco Hour publication launch, Luhring Augustine Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
Tobacco Hour readings, Book Court, Brooklyn, NY and The Factory, Long Island City, NY
2014 Gallery talk for ‘underfoot’, Knox Gallery, Monterey, MA
2012 To be a Lady Panel, Arts Students League, New York, NY
Gallery talk for Lyrical Color, Pocket Utopia, New York, NY
2010 Knitted Vision, Camp Pocket U, Rouses Point, NY
2008 “Fiber Feminism & Ephemera,” Pocket Utopia Salon, Brooklyn, NY
2007 Emily Dickinson’s Plants, Tour with Charles Day, Collaborator/Horticulture Interpreter, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
2005 Artist’s talk for solo exhibition, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Longwood University, Lecture in conjunction with installation of at Table, Longwood University, Farmville, VA
Regional Judge for Fairfax County’s Scholastic Art Competition, Fairfax, VA
Panelist, Mary E. Garret program, Roland Park Women’s Club, Baltimore, MD
2001 Gallery Talk, Salve Regina Gallery, Catholic University, Washington, DC
2000 Charrette, Walk Arlington, Group team leader, Cultural Affairs Division, Arlington, County
1999 Gallery Talk, Site-story, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
1998 Panelist Gallery Talk, Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, MD
1996 Maryland Art Place, Slide Registry Lecture Series, Baltimore, MD
Panelist, Sculpture Now ‘96, Washington Square, Washington, D.C.
1995 Panelist, “Women Keeping the Arts Alive,” National Museum of Women in the Arts

Curatorial Projects

2014  blueprint, a 3 person exhibition, Sharon Butler, Peter Dudek, & Victoria Palermo, Burns Art Atrium Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Collaborations

2015-present #CorrespondenceCourse Collaboration with the artist Abigail Doan
2015 Tobacco Hour collaboration with poet Dara Mandle, published by Norte Maar, New York
Intermezzo, costumes for Gleich Dances, Counterpointe, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Prageeta Sharma, poet/artist collaboration, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, New York
2000 Jane Franklin Dance Company, sets and props, Washington, DC and Virginia
1999 Jane Franklin Dance Company, sets and props, Washington, DC/Virginia locations

Selected Organizations

Skidmore College Visual Art Network, 2014-present
Board Member, Arlington Arts Center, 1999-2000, 2005-2008
Grantwriter/Board member, Washington Sculptor’s Group, 1997-2000

Collections

Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, MD
Hyatt Corporation
KSI Services
Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
New Hall College, Cambridge University, Great Britain
Private collections in the United States and Great Britain
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College

Education

Columbia University, New York City, M.F.A. in Sculpture
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, B.A. in Art History

 

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