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EDUCATION

2005 MFA, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2002 BFA, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI
1993-94 Washington State University, Pullman, WA

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2017 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2016 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
2016 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Merit Award Fellowship in Painting
2014 Kress Grant to attend the Summer Teacher's Institute for Technical Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, New York, NY
2008 Summer Stipend Grant, Western Illinois University Foundation and the Office of Special Projects
2004 Visual and Performing Arts Summer Fellowship, Syracuse University

AWARDS

2016 Merit Award, Jurors: Mark Steven Greenfield, Ramone Muñoz and Velda Ishizaki, LA Artcore 2nd Annual Competition & Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Art Olympia International Competition 2015 Finalist, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Alexander Rutsch Award for Painting Finalist, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
2014 Juror’s Award, Juror Jenny Gheith, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 9th National Juried Exhibition, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2013 Best of Show, Juror Don Kimes, A Sense of Place 2013, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
2013 First Place Award, 3rd International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2012 Second Place Award, 2nd International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2011 Manifest Prize, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2011 AGallery International Art Competition Winner in the Category of Painting, AGallery, New York, NY
2005 The Kimball Group Award, 71st Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
2005 George J. VanderSluis Award, Syracuse University
2002- 03 Visual and Performing Arts Graduate Award, Syracuse University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 A History of Things, Brett Eberhardt: Paintings and Drawings, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA
2016 Elevating the Commonplace: Paintings by Brett Eberhardt, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2015 Remnants and Relics: Brett Eberhardt, Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
2012 Plain Sight: Paintings by Brett Eberhardt, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011 One2 (The Second Annual Manifest Prize), Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2008 Brett Eberhardt: Bulgarian Influences, University Art Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
2004 Introduction, First Floor Exhibition Space, Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2002 Recent Works: Brett Eberhardt, Bay de Noc Community College, Escanaba, MI
2001 Brett Eberhardt: New Paintings and Prints, Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI

TWO-PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Resurrection, Aron Packer Projects at Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
2016 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
2015 Brett Eberhardt and Gregory Hennen, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2015 Midwest Drawing Invitational, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
2014 Don Di Sante and Brett Eberhardt: Portraits and Other Still Lifes, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
2014 Artists First, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
2014 Group Show: Labletter Release Party, Beauty & Brawn Art Gallery and Think Space, Chicago, IL
2014 Painting the Familiar and the Ordinary: Contemporary Still Life, Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb, IL
2013 The Big Show 8, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2012 The Big Show 7, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2011 Recent work by Brett Eberhardt and Elena Peteva, Artists’ House, Philadelphia, PA
2011 AGallery International Juried Art Exhibition, AGallery, New York, NY
2010 Small Works Exhibit, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Recent work by Brett Eberhardt and Elena Peteva, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Recent work by Brett Eberhardt and Elena Peteva, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Small Works Exhibit, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Recent work by Brett Eberhardt and Elena Peteva, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Peoria Invitational, Preston Jackson Gallery, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL
2006 Small Works Show, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Lowe Gallery, University Museum Art Collection, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2002 Spark Annual Fall Mixer, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
2002 Drawings by Brett Eberhardt and Aaron Seagraves, Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2016 LA Artcore 2nd Annual Competition & Exhibition, LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Art of Painting, Juror – William Bailey, Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
2015 First Street Gallery 2015 National Juried Competition, Juror – Steven Harvey, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
2015 Art Olympia Competition 2015, Toshima City Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2014 9th National Juried Exhibition, Juror - Jenny Gheith, Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2013 FRESH PAINT, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2013 A Sense of Place, Juror – Don Kimes, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, GA
2013 HIGH (Realism’s Realism), Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2012 PUNCH Gallery International Juried Exhibition, PUNCH Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 33rd Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
2011 Observed, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2011 Prince Street Gallery National Juried Exhibition, Juror-William Bailey, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Tapped, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010 First Contexts, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010 Contemporary Realism Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2010 The 25th Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
2010 Bower Gallery National Competition, Juror – Rackstraw Downes, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY
2010 First Street Gallery 2010 National Juried Competition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
2010 34th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, Augustana College Art Museum, Rock Island, IL
2010 Selections: from the INDA 5, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010 Paint, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010 31th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
2009 Pause: Contemporary Still Life, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
2009 Drawing from Perception VI, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
2009 32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria IL
2009 30th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
2008 Contemporary American Realism: 2008 Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
2008 Painting as Presence, Juror – William Bailey Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2005 71st Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
2005 Drawing Lives! Lowe Gallery, University Museum Art Collection, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2004 Den of Confession (the Banality of Personal Revelation), Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
2002 Pink Onions, Willard Wankelman Gallery, University Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green,OH
2001 5th All Michigan Student Artist Competition, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

EXHIBITIONS IN PRINT

2013 3rd International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, pages, 29-33.
2012 7th International Drawing Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, page 84.
2012 2nd International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, pages, 37-39.
2011 1st International Painting Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, page, 82.
2010 5th International Drawing Annual, Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH, pages, 74,75.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015 The New York Times, exhibition announcement with photograph, New York, NY, Nov. 8, 2015. Page WE9.
2014 Victoria Dalkey, "Art review: 9th Axis National Juried Exhibition," The Sacramento Bee, August 14, 2014.
http://www.sacbee.com/2014/08/14/6626424/art-review-9th-axis-national-juried.html
2014 Julie J. Nichols, "Review of The Labletter," New Pages:Literary Magazine Reviews, July 15, 2014.
http://www.newpages.com/literary-magazine-reviews/2014-07-15/#Labletter-N16-2014
2014 The Labletter, "Brett Eberhardt: Paintings", Chicago, IL, 16th Edition, 2014. Pages 48-51.
2013 Marlene Steele, "HIGH: A Survey of Realism, Manifest Gallery," ÆQAI, February 20, 2013.
http://aeqai.com/main/2013/02/high-a-survey-of-realism-manifest-gallery/
2013 Jackie Demaline, “Taking a Close Look at Realism’s Realism,” Cincinnati Enquirer, January 24, 2013.
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130125/ENT07/301250036/Taking-close-look-realism-s-realism?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CThings+To+Do&nclick_check=1
2012 David Carmack Lewis, “Brett Eberhardt,” Art Out There (blog), October 19, 2012. 11:17 am.
http://artoutthere.blogspot.com/2012/10/brett-eberhardt_19.html
2012 Sheldon Tapley, "Brett Eberhardt: Red Plate, (After Lopez)," Sheldon Tapley, Painter’s notes (blog), September 29, 2012.
http://www.sheldontapley.com/blog/2012/09/29/brett-eberhardt-red-plate-after-lopez/
2011 Alan Pocaro "Art: One2," www.citybeat.com, Cincinnati, OH (December 20th, 2011).
2011 Peter Wiley "Art Contest Winners Forecast Trends to Come," Gallery & Studio, New York, NY (April/May 2011), page 31.
2011 Phebe Shinn "Spring Again! And Art on the Wing Again...," Weekly Press, Philadelphia, PA, March 9th, 2011, page 7.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007- Associate Professor of Art, Western Illinois University, Department of Art, Macomb, IL
2006- 07 One-Year Sabbatical Replacement Professor of Painting, State University of New York at Potsdam, Department of Art, Potsdam, NY
2006 Adjunct Instructor, Maine College of Art, Foundations Department, Portland, ME

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

2015 St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA, September 16.
2015 University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, April 23.
2014 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, November 19.

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY www.kbfa.com
Aron Packer Projects, Chicago, IL www.packergallery.com