Wilfred Brunner

brief bio



M.F.A.  The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.                                                       

B.A.    Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania                                       


The Baltimore Museum of Art                  The Corcoran Gallery of Art      
The George Washington University             The Phillips Collection

The Chase Manhattan Bank                        The Altria Group

Franklin & Marshall College


Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant                                  2016

The Cecil R. Hunt Memorial Purchase Prize;
             The George Washington University                        1982

The Baltimore Museum of Art; The Dr. & Mrs Israel Rosen Award        1980


                            INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

Painting and Sculpture Studio,   Washington, D.C.                    
Shepherd College,  Shepherdstown, West Virginia                      1986                                                             
McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery,      Washington, D.C.                     1986                                   
Maryland Art Place,   Baltimore, Maryland; Signs & Symbols,          1983                                                                            
The Corcoran Gallery of Art,  Wahington, D.C.; Personal Narratives   1980

The Barbara Fiedler Gallery,Washington,D.C.;
            Tattoos & Other Paintings                                1980                            
Frasers’ Stable, Washington, D.C.                                    1977

Hardart, Washington, D.C.                                            1975                                                   


Texas National Juried Competition & Exhibition; The Cole Art Center,       Stephan F. Austin University, Nacogdoches,Texas                     (Juror: Jed Perl)                                                2018                                                                                 

Color: Primary to Tertiary; SITE:BROOKLYN, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                          (Juried by Lily Wei)                                2017                                      

After Dark 6 National Juried Exhibition; Greg Moon Art,                                                                                 Taos, New Mexico                                   2017                                              
Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts 45th International Art Show;  Brownsville, Texas   (Juried by Cesar Martinez,                Angel Cabrales, and Annie Moye)                           2017

The 4th Annual Emulsion East City Art  Regional Juried Show;                Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, D.C.                  (Juried by Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams)                     2017                       

Alumni Arts Review Exhibition;  The Phillips Museum of Art,                        Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania     2016

Hickok Cole Art Night for The Washington Project for the Arts                     (Curated by Lauren Hilyard); Washington, D.C.             2016                                             

Washington Art Matters II: 1940’s  - 1980’s; American University        Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.           (Curated by Benjamin Forgey, Andrea Pollan and     Jack Rasmussen)                                   2014         

Radius 250; Artspace, Richmond, Virginia                                            (Juried by N. Elizabeth Schlatter)       2013

Complementary; Wisconsin Avenue Studios, Washington, D.C.
     (Curated by Benjamin Forgey and Chandi Kelley; Hosted by
      Carol Brown Goldberg, Jack Rasmussen and J.W. Mahoney)          2013

Seeing Food;  
Kramer Gallery of the Silver Spring Civic Center,
      Silver Spring, Maryland  
      (Juried by Michele Cohen and Dorit Yaron)                       2013

Visually Thinking Edited; Cultural Arts Center, Montgomery College,
      Takoma Park, Maryland                                           2013

Rocky Wang and Iona Rozeal Brown's People's Ping Pong Party '11 x 11'
      Present Company, Brooklyn, NY.                                  2012

Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, Maryland,
Intersections   2011

Montpelier Arts Center, Printmaking and Beyond,   Laurel, MD           2009              

Salisbury Universtiy, Salisbury MD and Glenview Mansion, Rockville MD
        Unity & Diverstiy: Montgomery College Fine Art Faculty         2007                    

Painting and Sculpture Studio, PASStenSE, Washington, D.C              2006

Painting and Sculpture Studio, with Willem de Looper, Joyce Jewell, &                                    Rogelio Maxwell,  Washington, D.C.          2006                                            

Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, Maryland; Alternate Routes            2004                                                      

Painting and Sculpture Studio,with Willem de Looper, Washington, D.C.  1998

The Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia; Annual Exhibition 
                               (Juror: David A. Ross)                  1995

Delaplaine Visual Arts Center,Frederick, Maryland;Mysterious Images    1989

School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland; Works on Paper,   
                              (Curated by Jay Fisher)                  1989

Shippee Gallery, New York, New York;  The Phillips Connection          1987                                                          

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; 
                           Tradition and Innovation                    1985

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.;                                                           The Washington Show                          1985                                  

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts;
                       Rethinking Modernism in Washington, D.C.        1984                      

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; Invitational Exhibition,             (Jurors: Jane Livingston, David Tannousand Hilda Thorpe)
                    The Cecille R. Hunt  Memorial Purchase Prize       1982

Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University, Blacksburg,Virginia &James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia ; 
                                 Seven Washington Artists              1982

Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, New York; Text/Picture Notes       1982                                 

, Baltimore Maryland;  
        (Jurors:Romare Beardon, Ivan Karp and Marcia Tucker)           1982

Goucher College, Towson, Maryland; Brunner, Trumpy, Kovner and Lewin   1982   
The Baltimore Museum of Art Traveling Exhibition; 
                             Still Life Lives                    1981- 1982

Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia;  Virginia Painting & Sculpture,
                     (Juried by Peter Plagens)                         1981

McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.; 
                   Beached Party Summer Exhibition                     1981

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Maryland; The Maryland Biennial     Exhibition, (Juried by Holly Solomon & Martin Puryear)  
              The Dr. & Mrs. Israel Rosen Award                        1980

80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, New York;
      Small Works 4th Annual Competition, (Juried by Paterson Sims)    1980                                 

Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia;  Elements of Art:  Texture,           (Curated by David Tannous)                                         1979

Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.;
               Emerging Washington Painters, 
         (Curated by Walter Hopps and Marti Mayo)                      1979                         

The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.;  
            Three Artists on the Phillips Collection Staff             1978

Community Gallery of Lancaster County, Lancaster,
         Pennsylvania Five Washington Artists                          1977

Annual Montgomery College Faculty Exhibitions; Takoma  Park, Md
          King Street Gallery, Takoma  Park, MD                    1992 – 2015