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Brian Derosia
updated: 11/13/2012
website: www.brianderosia.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
Artwork Title
art-medium
art-year
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Skateboard Drawing (Rug #1)
Bike Drawing #4 (Bike Drawing Machine)
Drawing Machine 12 (globe)
Drawing Machine Lamp (from Drawing Machine 12)
Machine 8
Machine 8 (Air and Space Museum)
Drawing Machine 10
Drawing Machine 10 (post Fed-Ex)
Machine 10 Drawing (Portland, ME to Houston, TX)
Drawing Machine 7
Jacques Derrida Paper Machine (Drawing Machine 7)
The Practice of Everyday Life ICA Installation
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Portland, ME)
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY)
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY) detail
 
Portfolio Keywords:  process, conceptual, language, obsessive, repetition
 
 
Skateboard Drawing (Rug #1) by Brian Derosia
Skateboard Drawing (Rug #1)
latch hook rug, yarn
04.15.10
48" x  60" 
Bike Drawing #4 (Bike Drawing Machine) by Brian Derosia
Bike Drawing #4 (Bike Drawing Machine)
ink on paper
04.11.11
15" x  10" 
Drawing Machine 12 (globe) by Brian Derosia
Drawing Machine 12 (globe)
wood, brass, steel, bearings
01.04.2009
13" x  13"  x 13" 
Drawing Machine Lamp (from Drawing Machine 12) by Brian Derosia
Drawing Machine Lamp (from Drawing Machine 12)
Paint marker on epoxy resin globe
10.17.09
13" x  13"  x 13" 
Machine 8 by Brian Derosia
Machine 8
mixed
08.06.06
Dimensions variable
Machine 8 (Air and Space Museum) by Brian Derosia
Machine 8 (Air and Space Museum)
ink on paper
08.14.07
Dimensions variable
Drawing Machine 10 by Brian Derosia
Drawing Machine 10
birch plywood, steel, pulleys, pen
January 2007
0" x  0" 
Drawing Machine 10 (post Fed-Ex) by Brian Derosia
Drawing Machine 10 (post Fed-Ex)
ink on paper
February 2007
0" x  0" 
Machine 10 Drawing (Portland, ME to Houston, TX) by Brian Derosia
Machine 10 Drawing (Portland, ME to Houston, TX)
ink on paper
03.23.07
24" x  53" 
Drawing Machine 7 by Brian Derosia
Drawing Machine 7
birch plywood, steel, pulleys, pen
May 2006
8" x  42"  x 56" 
Jacques Derrida Paper Machine (Drawing Machine 7) by Brian Derosia
Jacques Derrida Paper Machine (Drawing Machine 7)
ink on paper
July 2006
40" x  51" 
The Practice of Everyday Life ICA Installation  by Brian Derosia
The Practice of Everyday Life ICA Installation
mixed
08.23.07
Dimensions variable
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Portland, ME) by Brian Derosia
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Portland, ME)
Ballpoint Pen on Paper
04.16.2009
60 " x  180 " 
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY) by Brian Derosia
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY)
ballpoint pen on paper
08.2012
108 " x  183 " 
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY) detail by Brian Derosia
Kitchen Floor Drawing (Brooklyn, NY) detail
ballpoint pen on paper
08.2012
108" x  183" 

Artist Statement

Statement (02.07.07 6:13pm)

 

“What remains withdrawn from the image, or what remains in its withdrawal, as that withdrawal itself, is the vestige…The vestige is an effect that represents only the causality of the cause, but not its form.” – Jean Luc Nancy

Artist Bio / CV

EDUCATION:

Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
MFA in Studio Art
May 2005

Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
BA Painting
May 2000


EXHIBITIONS (*solo show):
2007
Anthromorph
Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, ME
[RE]viewing: City
RISD (Office of Public Engagement), Providence, RI
BUREAU OF EMERGENT COEVOLUTIONARY AGENTS
A drawing show in collaboration with spurse
Mercer Gallery, Rochester, NY
Everyday Lines
Gallery 51 North Adams, MA

2006
Sensing Place: Dis/Relocation across Zones of Montreal
(a collaboration with spurse)
DARE-DARE Centre de diffusion d'art
multidisciplinaire de Montréal Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2005
Wittgenstein Grids (*)
Mercer Gallery, Rochester, NY
Re-thinking/Re-Imagining Re-presentation
MECA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Portland, ME
After Nature: Sustaining What?

ICA at MECA, Portland, ME
(with spurse)
Drawing Machine (Wind Machine #1)
Mapping the Working Coasts
Vessel Sunbeam V along the Maine Coast
(with spurse)

2004
Scale Maps and Skateboard Books
Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
(with spurse "The Interventionists")
LOOM3: Labeler
LOOM, Pittsboro, NC
2004 CMCA Biennial Juried Exhibition
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2006
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Process, Drawing Machines, and Other recent Work
2005
Mercer Gallery, Rochester, NY
Wittgenstein Grids, Recent Work, and In the Making
2004
Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
Visiting Artist

PUBLISHED WORKS:
2006
sensing place perception et appartenance :
parcourir les zones de montréal (volume I & II & III (DVD))
Publisher: Spurse Press

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
2006
“Art Machines, Body-Ovens and Map-Recipes:
Entries for a Pcychogeographic Dictionary”
By Kanarinka for Art and Mapping: Special Issue of
Cartographic Perspectives, ed. Denis Wood and John
2003
the Journal, Entry 06 – Volume 02
In Focus: Brian DeRosia

PROFESSIONAL:
June-August 2007
Program Coordinator - Fusion Arts Program
(An International exchange program focusing on
Digital Media)
RISD Providence, RI
May 2006 - present
Professor - Art History
Atlantic Culinary College, Dover, NH
AWARDS:
May 2004
Roderick Dew Travel Scholarship