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Born 1955, Pasadena, California
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
MFA, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

2020 Shandaken Projects, Fellow, Paint School Master Class, New York City

2018 Hunter College, MFA Program
2017 John M. Anderson Lecture Series, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
2015 Art Omi, Ghent, New York
2014 Pace University Department of Art, New York City
2011 Hoffberger School of Painting, MICA, Baltimore, Maryland

2023 Deborah Brown: Silent Shadows, Bonhams Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2023 Camino a Casa, adhesico contemporary, Mexico City, Mexico
2022 Flâneuse, GAVLAK Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
2022 Haunted House, Harper’s Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2022 Deborah Brown: The Shadow Paintings, Four Seasons, James Barron Art, Kent, Connecticut
2022 Tennis Elbow, The Journal Gallery, New York City
2021 Return to Forever, GAVLAK Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida
2021 The Shadow Paintings, Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
2021 Quiet City, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2021 Shadow Paintings, Scott Miller Projects, Birmingham, Alabama
2021 Nomad Exquisite, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2021 Things As They Are, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2020 Parts Unknown, GAVLAK Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida
2019 dirt’s the only animal who will sleep with you, The Lodge, Los Angeles, California
2019 This dream and other animals, Burning in Water, New York City
2019 Human Nature/Nature Human, The Bundy Modern (with Mark Barry,) Waitsfield, Vermont
2017 Runaways, Geary Contemporary, New York, New York City
2014 Recent Paintings, Flecker Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Selden, New York
2014 Lesley Heller Workspace, New York City
2012 In Freewheeling, The Active Space, Bushwick, New York
2011 Bushwick Paintings, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York City
2008 Lesley Heller, New York CIty
2008 Hebrew Home, Riverdale, New York
2006 Lesley Heller, New York City
2005 Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida
2000 Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, New York
1998 Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York City
1996 Addison/Ripley Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1996 National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
1994 Modernism, San Francisco, California
1994 LedisFlam Gallery, New York City

1992 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City
1991 Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina
1988 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City
1988 Shoshana Wayne, Santa Monica, California
1986 Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City

2023 Vibrant Escape: An Ode to Summer, Woaw Gallery, Hong Kong, China 
2023 Bathers, Paula Cooper Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2023 Horizon Line, ABR Contemporary Gallery, Miami, Florida
2023 Think Pinker (curated by Beth DeWoody), GAVLAK Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Florida
2023 California Dreamin', Lorin Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2022 Paperworks Vol. 3, NBB Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2022 To Die For (curated by Laura Sanders), Contemporary Art Matters,Columbus, Ohio
2022 Hope Is the Thing With Feathers, Anna Zorina Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2022 Hospitality Suite, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, Florida
2022 25 Years, Harper’s Gallery, East Hampton, New York
2022 2022: Domesticity, Nassima Landau, Tel Aviv, Israel
2022 Force Majeure, The Lodge, Los Angeles, California
2022 The Queen of Spades and Other Stories, Bienvenu, Steinberg & Partner, New York City
2022 Impromptu, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2021 Friends and Family, Magenta Plains, New York City
2021 The Loneliest Sport (curated by Caio Twombly and Jacob Hyman), Spazio Amanita, New York City
2021 The Changing Subject, (curated by Shane Wu), LIGHTWELL, Taipei City, Taiwan
2021 Plain Air, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2021 Domesticity, Volery Gallery, Dubai, U.A E
2020 Nasty Women, Gavlak, Los Angeles, California
2020 Sit Still: Self-Portraits in the Age of Distraction (curated by Patty Horing and Deborah Brown), Anna Zorina Gallery, New York City
2019 Certain Women, Nancy Littlejohn Fine Art, Houston, Texas
2019 In the Summertime, Danese/Corey, New York City
2019 About Face, The Painting Center, New York City
2019 Afflatus, 5-50 Gallery, Long Island City, New York
2018 Sexy Xmas, The Lodge, Los Angeles, California
2018 Summer of Love, Freight + Volume, New York City
2018 Still Lives, Underdonk, Brooklyn, New York
2017 American Genre: Contemporary Painting (curated by Michelle Grabner), MECA, Portland, Maine
2016 School’s Out, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York City
2016 Introspective, BravinLee programs, New York City
2015 Myths & Legends of the Hudson Valley, Mattewan Gallery, Beacon, New York
2014 The Reason for Beauty, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
2010 Landscapes, United States Embassy, Tunis, Tunisia
2008 Mythic Landscapes of America, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York

2002 Mosaic roundels, Royal Caribbean Cruise Terminal, Port of Miami, commissioned by Miami-Dade Art in Public Places
2001 Mosaic frieze, P.S. 178, Manhattan, commissioned by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art
2000 Mosaic mural, Garfield Avenue Station, Jersey City, New Jersey
2000 Hudson-Bergen Light Rail, commissioned by NJ Transit, New Jersey
1994 Mosaic murals, Houston Street Subway Station, commissioned by New York, MTA Arts for Transit, New York City

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