Ashlynn Browning bio

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Education

2002 MFA Painting and Printmaking University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2000 BA Studio Art, BA- English Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Solo or  two-person exhibitions

2014
Surfaces + Sturctures, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2013
Macro, if ART Gallery, Columbia, SC
Ashlynn Browning: New Paintings, Twin Kittens Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2012
New Angles, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2011
Personal Geometries, UNC-Greensboro, Elliott Center Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Striking Balance, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
Geometry Personified, Gallery 80808/Vistas Studios, Columbia, SC
2010
Meet Ashlynn Browning, if ART Gallery, Columbia, SC
Hexagons, Grids & Webs, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC
2009
building/burning/growing- part II, Siskate Gallery, Charlotte NC
2008
building/burning/growing, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2007
Bridging the Inner Landscape, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2006
Mixed Media, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC
New Mixed Media Works, Rotunda Gallery, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
2005
New Drawings, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
Drawing on the Moment, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2004
Marked Time, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2003
Blind Lines, The ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

Group Exhibitions

2014
Pair, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
2013

The December Show, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Independents, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC
2012
Geometry, Carrboro Town Hall, Carrboro, NC
Contemporary Carolina Abstraction, Gallery 80808/Vista Studios, Columbia, SC
2011
Winter Show, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC
Faction, ArtStreet Gallery, University of Dayton, OH
Collective Consciousness, Artspace, Galway, Ireland
Carolina’s Got Art, (traveling exhibition), Arts & Heritage Center, N. Augusta, SC
Carolina’s Got Art, (traveling exhibition), Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
New Works: Annual Juried Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2010
Carolina’s Got Art, Juried Exhibition, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Unwrap Your Mind, THAT Gallery, Hong Kong
Color Fields, Forms & Fractures, if ART Gallery, Columbia SC
Geometric Constructs, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC
NC Artists Juried Exhibition, Progress Energy Performing Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
2009
Works on Paper, Gallery Pantone 278, Charlotte, NC
Carolina’s Got Art, Juried Exhibition, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC
New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition in Print Vol. 82, Southern edition
Landscape, Hallway Projects, San Francisco, CA
NC Artists Juried Exhibition, Performing Arts Center, Raleigh, NC
Tangible Gestures, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
The Kindness of Strangers, The Helm Gallery, Tacoma, WA
Letters, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, UK
2007
New Works: Annual Juried Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2006
Discovering Contemporary Art in the Carolinas, Fayetteville Museum of Art, NC
Drawing x 3 Artists, Vignettes, Raleigh, NC
Everything Falls Apart, Nested, Carrboro, NC
Introductions ‘06, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA
New and Hot, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
New Works: Annual Juried Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2005
New Members Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
2004
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Abstraction, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY
The Triangle’s Best Art-Part II, Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Surface Matters, Bank of America Plaza, Charlotte, NC
2003
Mid-Winter Paper, three-person exhibition, Bickett Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Three Emerging Artists, Duke University Law School, Durham, NC
2002
The Altered Landscape, Orange County Historical Museum, Hillsborough, NC
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Coterie Treize, Bickett Gallery, Raleigh, NC
New Works, Bickett Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2000
N.C. Women Artists: 20th Century Trends, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
Meredith College Faculty Exhibition, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Awards

2010
Carolina’s Got Art juried exhibition, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC, first prize
2009
New American Paintings publication, selected artist
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship
2007
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship
2005
United Arts Council, Regional Artist Project Grant
Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency Grant
2002
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant

Reviews and Press

Rooney, E. Ashley.  100 Southern Artists. Schiffer Books, 2012.
Helpren, Max, “Art News,” Raleigh Downtowner, Vol. 6, Issue 6, June 2010.
Jarvis, Craig, “Painter Says New Work Surprises Her,” News and Observer, April 11, 2010.
St. Lewis, Louis, “Spring Brings Hope,” Metro Magazine, April issue, 2010.
Zevitas, Steven, ed. New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition in Print, Vol. 82, Curator
Ron Platt. Open Studios Press, Boston MA, June 2009.
White, Amy, “Flotsam Boats and Painterly Jetsam,” Independent Weekly, Sept. 24, 2008.
St. Lewis, Louis. “Browning at Flanders,” Metro Magazine, Sept. issue, 2008.
Stoddard, Leah. “Tangible Gestures,” catalogue essay, November, 2007.
White, Amy. “Ashlynn Browning and John Maggio Interpret the Natural World,” Independent
Weekly, August 22, 2007.
Natale, Michele. “Critic’s Picks for Best Art,” News and Observer, August 3, 2007.
Sung, Ellen. “Gadfly Champions N.C. Art History,” News and Observer, Jan. 28, 2007.
St. Lewis, Louis. “Area Artists Create Italian Themes for Second Mannequin Ball”
Metro Magazine, Dec. issue, 2006.
Natale, Michele. “New, Hot and Talented,” Independent Weekly, June 28, 2006.
Sung, Ellen. “On View,” News and Observer, June 23, 2006.
Natale, Michele. “Lucky Number Seven,” Independent Weekly, June 21, 2006.
Greenberg, Blue. “Ten Best Shows Triangle 2005,” Herald-Sun, Dec. 29, 2005.
Greenberg, Blue. “Drawing on the Moment,” Herald-Sun, April 24, 2005.
St. Lewis, Louis. “Hot Month for Art,” Metro Magazine, April issue, 2005.
Natale, Michelle. “Critic’s Picks,” News and Observer, Jan. 7, 2005.
Lucas, Scott. “Surface Matters,” Creative Loafing, Aug.18, 2004.
Amenoff, Gregory. “Joan Mitchell Foundation 2002-03 MFA Grant Recipients Exhibition,”
catalogue essay, June, 2004.
Lassiter, Joie. “Surface Matters,” catalogue essay, February, 2004.