Biography

Lloyd Brown

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1957
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AS IS: rural realism at The Grace Museum in Abilene, including work by Lloyd Brown, was a Glasstire top pick for Spring 2017.
 

Education:
 

1983 Master Workshop, Southampton College, Southampton, New York
1980-1983 B.A. in Painting, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1979-1980 Snow College, Ephraim, Utah
 

 

Exhibitions:
 

2017 TREES: a society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they will never sit in, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2017 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2017 As Is: Rural Realism, group exhibition, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 MAC@20 Part II, group exhibition, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Masterful Marks: An Exploration of the Medium of Drawing, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 2014 Membership Show: Something Old, Something New, Something Funky, Something Blue, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 Lloyd Brown: The Dallas Years, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 The Good Earth (a group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Selection of works by Lloyd Brown: The Loneliest Road in America, Lobby of The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Lloyd Brown: The Loneliest Road in America, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, group exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of the Texas Landscape (1908-2008), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2008 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2007 Away From Home: Artists Roam and Respond, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2007 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Inaugural Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Art International, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, California (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Works on Paper, art fair, The Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2005 Critic’s Choice, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, juror: Sue Graze, director, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin
2005 Art in the Key of Green, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 Valley House Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe, Louisiana
2005 Works on Paper, art fair, The Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2004 Art Chicago, art fair, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2003 Works on Paper, art fair, The Park Avenue Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2002 McNay Art Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Art Atlanta, Art Fair, Atlanta, Georgia (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Of Place and Time: Jeremy Hillhouse, James L. McElhinney, Lloyd Brown, and Introducing Rick Dula,” William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2002 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2001 Texas International Fine Art Fair, NorthPark East, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2001 USArtists 2001, Tenth Anniversary art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Dallas International Art & Antique Fair, The Dallas International Pavilion at Victory, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 USArtists2000, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Locality: Landscape Nonfiction, one person exhibition, The Art Center of Waco, Waco, Texas
2000 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
2000 “Plano Walls:” Texas Artists A Glimpse at Local Private Art Collections, Art Centre of Plano, Plano, Texas
1999 USArtists 99, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1999 Two person exhibition, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1999 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1999 One person exhibition, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1998 USArtists 98, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1998 Lloyd Brown: My Life in Richardson with Side Trips to Dallas, One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 USArtists 97, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1997 One person exhibition, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas
1997 Texas Natural Wonders, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Landscape Cityscape, Juried exhibition, Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado
1997 Three person exhibition, One Over One Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1997 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1996 USArtists 96, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Works on Paper, art fair, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1996 New Vistas, Emerging Artists in the Landscape Tradition, Bountiful-Davis Art Center, Bountiful, Utah (invitational, curated by David Sucec)
1996 Centennial Competition 1996, Eccles Community Art Center (Juror: Robert S. Olpin, Dean of College of Fine Arts, University of Utah) Ogden, Utah
1996 Art Miami, art fair, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, Florida (Valley House Gallery)
1995 USArtists 95, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Two person exhibition (with David H. Gibson), Eva Cohon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1995 One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1995 Art of the Garden, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1995 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Three person exhibition (with Lenka Konopasek and Bruce D, Robertson) Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
1994 USArtists 94, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1994 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1994 Utah Arts Festival, juried show, Salt Lake City, Utah
1994 ARTexas ‘94, art fair, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1994 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1993 USArtists 93, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1993 ARTexas ‘93, art fair, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1993 Roadside Attractions, One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1993 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1992 The El Paso Art Association Annual Exhibition, El Paso Museum of Art (Jurors: Michael Frary, Michael Crespo, and Susan H. McGarry) El Paso, Texas
1992 U.S. Artists, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Texas Galleries Show, art fair, Infomart, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1992 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Recent Works By, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 53rd Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida (Juror: Suzanne Delehanty, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston)
1991 Particular Places, Three person exhibition, (with Gregory Horndeski and Gary Washmon), Haggar University Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas
1991 Westward Wanderings, One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas Texas
1991 Udderly Wilde Cow Show, Wilde Meyer Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1991 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1990 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1989 Dioramic Wanderings, One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1989 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, (Valley House Gallery)
1987 Introductions ’87, One person exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1987 TFAA Spring Open Show (Merit Award and D-Art One Person Show Award), Arco Tower, Dallas, Texas
1987 Three person exhibition, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1986 Critic's Choice Show, D-Art, Dallas, Texas
1986 TFAA CITATION Show (Merchandise Award), Galleries of the Crescent, Dallas, Texas
1986 TFAA Membership Show, Dallas City Hall, Dallas, Texas
1985 TFAA Spring Open Show, Dallas City Hall, Dallas, Texas
1985 Critic's Choice Show, D-Art, Dallas, Texas
1985 TFAA CITATION Show, San Jacinto Tower, Dallas, Texas
1984 Temple Emanu-El Brotherhood, Emerging Artists Competition and Exhibition, Dallas, Texas
1983 Carson City Community College (Group Show)
1983 Starting Over, Getchell Library Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1983 Student Show (Honorable Mention) University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1982 Galop Gallery All Paper, National Student Art Exhibition, New York, New York
1982 Northern California Arts Inc., Open Show, Sacramento, California
1982 Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery (One Person-Paintings) University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1981 Student Show (Honorable Mention) University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
 

 

Literature:
 

“Shade You’ll Never Sit In,” Patron.com, August 17, 2017. Fernly, Nevada, Alternate US Highway 50 reproduced.
 

AS IS rural realism, exhibition opening invitation, May 4, 2017, Kendall, Kansas, US Highway 50 reproduced.
 

Michael Granberry, “Three Artists at Valley House,” Dallas Morning News Guide, April 13, 2013, page 64, McKinney at Harwood, Dallas, Texas reproduced.
 

Bindu Varghese, “Art: Guide Picks,” Dallas Morning News Guide, March 12, 2010, page 33, A 6,280 Foot Summit Above Kings Canyon, Utah, Notch Peak is in the Distance reproduced.
 

50th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, March 5 – 27, 2004, color illustration page 28.
 

Michael Paglia, “Real Art: the Havu and Judish Galleries are the latest to showcase contemporary representational art,” Westword, May 16-22, 2002.
 

Mary Voelz Chandler, “Beauty grows in Odd Places,” Rocky Mountain News, May 10, 2002.
 

Mike Daniel, “‘PlanoWalls’ at ArtCentre of Plano,” Guide: Dallas Morning News, Jan. 28, 2000, p. 3.
 

Kaiser, Kevin, “’Everything is Abstract: An Interview with Lloyd Brown.’”
 

Gwyn Gillespie, “The city as art: Artist dedicates show to time he spent here,” Richardson News, February 19-21, 1998, p. 1A, 3A, illustrated.
 

Jenny Burg, “State of the Arts,” Where Dallas, February 1998, pp. 18-19.
 

Mary Voelz Chandler, Rocky Mountain News, April 11, 1997.
 

Steven Rosen, “Lively Arts: Art,” Denver Post, April 6, 1997, section F.
 

Janet Kutner, “Galleries promise a lively time as the fall season starts,” Dallas Morning News, September 8, 1995, Guide page 28-29, illustrated.
 

“Brown, Konopasek, and Robertson Exhibit Works in Diverse Media,” 54 Finch Lane, Newsletter of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, vol. 12, No. 3, Summer 1995, p. 1, illustrated.
 

40th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, October 15-November 26, 1994.
 

Sell-Outs Literary Magazine, vol. 2, Fall 1993, El Paso, Texas, pp. 14-17.
 

Sell-Outs Literary Magazine, vol. 1, El Paso, Texas, cover illustration, pp. 25-34.
 

Sierra Medical Center’s Annual El Paso Art Association Exhibition, El Paso Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue, June 14-August 2, 1992.
 

53rd Annual National Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, exhibition catalogue, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, December 7, 1991-January 5, 1992.
 

“Art show’s riches mixed,” Art Business News, May 1990, pp. 1, 104-105.
 

Suzie Chambers, “Local artist captures city under glass,” The Richardson Daily News, March 31, 1989, pp. 1-2B.
 

Calendar, The Austin Chronicle, November 27, 1987, p. 51.
 

Mel McCombie, “Less is much more in Lloyd Brown’s compelling dioramas,” Austin American Statesman, October 29, 1987, p. C3.
 

Bruce Nixon, “Many bright spots in ‘Introductions,’” Dallas Times Herald, July 13, 1987, p.E-3.
 

Sharold Cobb, “Dioramic Richardson,” The Richardson Daily News, July 3, 1987, pp. 2-3.
 

 

Public and Corporate Collections:
 

A.H. Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas
Deloitte & Touche LLP, Dallas, Texas
Exxon Corporation, Las Colinas, Texas
Fluor Enterprises, Irving, Texas
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
Jesuit Dallas Museum, Dallas, Texas
Jones Day, Dallas, Texas
Marc Stanley, Dallas, Texas
Service Asset Management Company, Dallas, Texas
The Dallas Arboretum, Dallas, Texas
Verizon, Irving, Texas

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