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
 

 

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:
 

2018 Lloyd Brown: Cross Country on Highway 50, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2013 Lloyd Brown: The Dallas Years, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Selection of Works by Lloyd Brown: The Loneliest Road in America, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2010 Lloyd Brown: The Loneliest Road in America, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 Locality: Landscape Nonfiction, The Art Center of Waco, Waco, Texas
1999 Panorama•Diorama, two-person exhibition with Charles Guerin, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1999 Lloyd Brown: Views of Locality, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1998 Lloyd Brown: My Life in Richardson with Side Trips to Dallas, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Lloyd Brown: Mixed Media Dioramas, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas
1995 Lloyd Brown: Recent Dioramas, Eva Cohon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1995 Lloyd Brown: Recent Dioramas, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1993 Lloyd Brown: Roadside Attractions, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 Lloyd Brown: Westward Wanderings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas Texas
1989 Lloyd Brown: Dioramic Wanderings, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1987 Lloyd Brown: Introductions ’87, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1982 Lloyd Brown, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
 

 

Group Exhibitions:
 

2018 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2017 TREES: a society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they will never sit in (Greek Proverb), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2017 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2017 As Is: Rural Realism, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 Roadside Attractions: Rick Dula, Jeff Aeling, Lloyd Brown, Lori Buntin, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 MAC@20 Part II, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Masterful Marks: An Exploration of the Medium of Drawing, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, 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 Western, Not Western, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Solitude, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2011 The Good Earth, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 Shorelines, 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, 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, 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)
2006 Summer Show, William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2005 Critic’s Choice, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas, juror: Sue Graze
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 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 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1998 USArtists 98, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1997 USArtists 97, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1997 Texas Natural Wonders, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Landscape Cityscape, juried exhibition, Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado
1997 Lloyd Brown Dioramas, three-person exhibition with Bruce Cody and Cheryl Derrick, 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 New Vistas: Emerging Artists in the Landscape Tradition, invitational, Bountiful-Davis Art Center, Bountiful, Utah, curator: David Sucec
1996 Works on Paper, art fair, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Centennial Competition 1996, Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, Utah,
juror: Robert S. Olpin
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 Art of the Garden, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1995 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 Lloyd Brown, Lenka Konopasek, Bruce D. Robertson, three-person exhibition, 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 exhibition, 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 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)
1992 The El Paso Art Association Annual Exhibition, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, jurors: Michael Frary, Michael Crespo, and Susan H. McGarry
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
1991 Particular Places, three-person exhibition with Gregory Horndeski and Gary Washmon, Haggar University Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, 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 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York, (Valley House Gallery)
1987 TFAA Spring Open Show, Arco Tower, D-Art, Dallas, Texas (Merit Award and D-Art One Person Show Award)
1987 Lloyd Brown, Thelma Coles, Lisa Cook, three-person exhibition, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1986 Critic's Choice Show, D-Art, Dallas, Texas
1986 TFAA CITATION Show, Galleries of the Crescent, Dallas, Texas (Merchandise Award)
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 Emerging Artists Competition and Exhibition, Temple Emanu-El Brotherhood, Dallas, Texas
1983 Carson City Community College, Carson City, Nevada
1983 Starting Over, Getchell Library Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
1983 Student Show, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada (Honorable Mention)
1982 National Student Art Exhibition, Galop Gallery All Paper, New York, New York
1982 Open Show, Northern California Arts Inc., Sacramento, California
1981 Student Show, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada (Honorable Mention)
 

 

Literature:
 

Lloyd Brown: Framing America, retrospective catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2018.
 

“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, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas, May 4, 2017. Kendall, Kansas, US Highway 50 reproduced.
 

“AS IS rural realism,” Artifacts Spring 2017, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas, pages 6-7.
 

E. Ashley Rooney, Forward by Rose Fredrick, Painted Sky: 106 Artists of the Rocky Mountain West, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 2015, pages 38-39. Approaching Majors Place, Schell Creek Range on the Horizon; Railroad Crossing, Millard County, Utah; Amtrak, a Passing Shadow, Granada, Colorado, U.S. Highway 50; A View of Ward Mountain and Mine Tailings West of Ely, Nevada; The Reese River Valley and The Toiyabe Range, Lander County, Nevada reproduced.
 

Michael Paglia, “Art Review: Good Work is Building in Roadside Attractions at William Havu,” Westword, July 29, 2015.
 

60th Anniversary Catalogue, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2014. Pearl Street and McKinney Avenue, Dallas, Texas reproduced.
 

Max Gillies, “Taking Stock of Our Cities and Towns,” Fine Art Connoisseur, June 2013, vol. 10, issue 3, pages 60-67. McKinney at Harwood, Dallas, Texas reproduced.
 

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

Bindu Varghese, “Art: Guide Picks,” Dallas Morning News, March 12, 2010, Guide, 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, 2004, page 28. The Old Road Under Snow, Fillmore, Utah, December 1992 reproduced.
 

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,” Dallas Morning News, January 28, 2000, Guide, page 3.
 

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

Jenny Burg, “State of the Arts,” Where Dallas, February 1998, pages 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, pages 28-29.
 

“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, page 1.
 

40th Anniversary Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1994. Bears Ears from Utah Highway 261 North, April 1994 reproduced.
 

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

Sell-Outs Literary Magazine, vol. 1, 1992, El Paso, Texas, pages 25-34. Street Corner reproduced as cover illustration.
 

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, pages 1 and 104-105.
 

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

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

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

Bruce Nixon, “Many bright spots in ‘Introductions,’” Dallas Times Herald, July 13, 1987, page E3.
 

Sharold Cobb, “Dioramic Richardson,” The Richardson Daily News, July 3, 1987, pages 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
The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
Hilton Austin, Austin, Texas
Jones Day, Dallas, Texas
Marc Stanley, Dallas, Texas
Service Asset Management Company, Dallas, Texas
The Dallas Arboretum, Dallas, Texas
Verizon, Irving, Texa

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