Vita

MAI BRAUN

born in Berlin in 1970

EDUCATION
1997 - MA, Royal College of Art, London, UK
1994 - BA (Hons) Sculpture, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 - Double Flat, Compact Gallery, San Luis Opispo, CA
2010 - Flat Folds, Basis Projektraum, Frankfurt/M.
2008 - Recent Object, Feature Inc., New York, NY
2006 - More Object, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2005 - Prototypes, Locker Plant – Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 - Let's Go, Let Go - In Memoriam Hudson, 33 Orchard, New York, NY
2011 - I am not Monogamous, I Heart Poetry, Feature Inc., New York, NY
2010 - Power to the People, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Mean and Sneaking, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY
2009 - Structured Simplicity, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Skulture, Feature Inc, New York, NY
2008 - Shit, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Sommerschau, Basis, Frankfurt/M.
Groundwork, David Patton, Los Angles, CA
2007 - Familientreffen, Projektraum, Atelierfrankfurt, Frankfurt/M.
Sommerschau, Basis, Frankfurt/M.
Exercises in Resourcefulness, Cuchifritos, New York, NY
Feng Shui Karaoke and All day Breakfast, WestGermany Gallery, Berlin
2006 - Material for the Making, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY
Three Exhibitions Regarding Nature, Feature Inc., New York, NY
Open Networks, Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA
Flow, Kleinert/James Arts Center, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
Something and Nothing - Dynasty, Gallery MC, New York, NY
Prototyyppejä, Kluuvi Galleria, Helsinki, Finland
2005 - Certain People, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
All in the Family, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
AIM: 25, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
What’s So Funny, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2004 - August, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Inc., Brooklyn, NY
Prototypes for New Landscapes, Plan B, Brooklyn, NY
2002 - Loving El Paso, Terlingua House Project, Alpine, TX
2000 - The Munchie Munchie Show, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
Next Text, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
1999 - Dog Show, Boddeker Projects, Marfa, TX
Finnish Music and Vodka, Glassell – Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Installaatio, Littlejohn Gallery, Houston, TX
Streetwise, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX
The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Jätä Ovi Auki, Alagalleria, Helsinki, Finland
Core, Glassell - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1998 - We Know Where You Live, Littlejohn Gallery, Houston, TX
Universal Pictures, Rudolphe Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX
Core, Glassell - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES
2009 - Denniston Hill Artist Residency, Glen Rock, NY
2006 - Valtion Kuvataidetoimikunta [Government Arts Commission], Helsinki, Finland
2005 - Chinati Foundation Artist Residency, Marfa, TX
2004 - AIM Program Fellowship, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY
1998 - Eliza Prize, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1997 & 98 - Core Fellowship, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

BIBLIOGRAPHY

CATALOGUES
2008 - ‘Core – Artists and Critics in Residence’. Houston, TX: Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
2007 - Untitled publication, no. 1 (Spring), Feature Inc., New York
2006 - ‘Open Network: Brooklyn’. Exhibition catalogue, essay by Patricia Maloney. San Francisco: Ampersand International Arts.
‘Dynasty’. Exhibition catalogue. New York, NY: Gallery MC.
2005 - ‘AIM 25’. Exhibition catalogue. Bronx, NY: Bronx Museum of the Arts.
2000 - ‘The Munchie Munchie’. Exhibition catalogue. Houston, TX: DiverseWorks Art Space.
1999 - ‘Lundy 1’. Exhibition catalogue. Marfa, TX: Steffen Boddeker.
‘Core 1999’. Exhibition catalogue, essay by David Pagel. Houston, TX: Museum of Fine Arts.
1998‘Core 1998’. Exhibition catalogue, essay by Lane Relyea. Houston, TX: Museum of
Fine Arts.

PUBLICATIONS
2009 - Garwood, Megan. “Mai Braun,” TheNewYorkArtWorld.com, February. http://artforum.com/archive/id=23287
Wilson, Michael. “Structured Simplicity,” critics’ picks, Artforum.com, July.
2007 - Cotter, Holland. “Material for the Making,” Listings Review, The New York Times,
Feb. 9, Section E, p. 24.
Chasin, Noah. “Material for the Making,” Time Out New York, Issue 592, February 1,
p. 69
2006 - Tompkins, David. “Mai Braun,” Chinati Foundation Newsletter, vol. 11, October, p. 70.
John Ewing. “Mai Braun: More Object,” Artlies, Issue 50, Spring.
Smart, Paul. “Going with the Flow,” Smart Art, April 13.
“Mai Braun: More Object,” AM New York, January 6-8, p. 14.
Bob Callaway. “Brooklyn Comes to Dogpatch,” artfever.blogspot.com, April 8.
2005 - “Nykytaiteen Mekka nousi Jattilaisen maisemiin.” Helsingin Sanomat, December 13.
“Chinati Artist Braun.” The Big Bend Sentinel, August 25, p. 6.
2000 - Colpitt, Frances. “Space City Takes Off.” Art in America, October, pp. 67.
Lark, Laura. “The Munchie Munchie.” Artlies, Summer, pp. 70-71.
1999 - Dewan, Shaila. “Remaining Calm.” Houston Press, April 8-14, pp. 61-62.
Dewan, Shaila. “Street Cred.” Houston Press, October 7-13, pp. 58.
Johnson, Patricia. “Esprit de Core.” Houston Chronicle, March 21, pp. 8-9.
Maksimainen, Kai. “Päiväkahviseuraa Taiteen Merkeissä.” Alueuutiset, Helsinki, May.