Opening night, part deux

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September 24, 2013 · 8:06 am

Opening night at Du Mois

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September 23, 2013 · 9:53 pm

Brett Reif showcased in Perversion Mag

“Cloudy”  2013 mixed media 55” x 37” x 10”

“Cloudy” 2013
mixed media
55” x 37” x 10”

Brett Reif’s Bathworks showcased in Perversion Mag

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Bathworks is opening September 14th at the new Du Mois Gallery

Bathworks highlights 12 brand new works along with several other pieces from the past few years.  The exhibition showcases the tile forms and paintings using mostly common bathroom materials.   This is is the first major show of my work in my hometown, New Orleans and the inaugural exhibition at the new and improved Du Mois Gallery.  Please go check out the work, the terrific new Du Mois Gallery and the ever-improving Freret Street.  Freret Street has been undergoing a revitalization with new restaurants, bars, shops, galleries and more.  The show opens Saturday, September 14th from 5-8pm.  The new gallery is located at 4609 Freret St., New Orleans LA 70115.  Come check it out, I’ll see you in N’awlins.



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September 2, 2013 · 5:47 pm

Mentors Exhibit at Loyola University

     I had the pleasure to exhibit a sample of my new work at my undergraduate alma mater Loyola University this past week.  The exhibition is up through January, so if you are in New Orleans and would like to see the piece below, check it out.  The centennial exhibit marks the 100th birthday of Loyola and also gave me the opportunity to show work with some of my art parents like Gerald Cannon  alongside super talented graduates like Analia Saban.   I also got to check in with my high school art teacher, Randy Asprodites.  Check them out.
Mentors centennial exhibit
Opening Reception: Thursday, Nov. 1
5 – 8 p.m.
Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery
Fourth floor
J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library

Mr. Middle Man Elegy, 2012

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Sabbatical Report, Studio finding traction


                        As many of you know I am on Sabbatical for the Fall of 2012.  I am working with a terrific intern, Bri Chesler.  Currently I am continuing my work on the house panels,       experimenting with grout drawing and inlay techniques to go along with the tile and distressed wallpaper on the louon and foam boards.  The two bodies of work that are getting the most attention are the Bath Fragment works and the grout drawings.

                        I’ll post images of some of the new pieces as they near conclusion.  Here are a few in progress shots.  Brett


Shell coating with Bri.


Grout drawing.


Test piece.

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Blasts from the past. . . grad school daze

Post-Fall Facade

Post-Fall Facade, 1995
North Carolina Museum of Art
post-it note installation

Red Pool, 1994
automotive grease installation
UNC at Chapel Hill

Scrap Exchange, 1996
Ackland Art Museum
Scrap wood installation

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May 18, 2012 · 7:56 pm