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Sculptor Rick Brunner at work in his Bush, LA studio.

DIGITAL CAMERA

Tools of the trade.

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Detail of “Art in Heaven”.

PERSONAL

Born in New Orleans, LA, 1954EDUCATION University of Notre Dame: MFA in Sculpture, 1979
Louisiana State University: BFA in Sculpture/Ceramics, 1976
University of New Orleans: 1973
St. Edwards University, Austin, TX: 1972-73

EMPLOYMENT

Self-employed artist: 1979-present
Owner/Manager, Brunner Gallery, Covington, LA: 1997-present
Assistant Professor, School of Interior Design, Louisiana State University: 1990

COLLECTIONS

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL
Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
Masur Museum, Monroe, LA
Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Belleair, FL
Hilton Hotels Corporate Collection, Baton Rouge, LA
Embassy Suites Hotels Corporate Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Marriot Hotels Corporate Collection, New Orleans, LA
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA
Southeast Louisiana State University, Hammond, LA
Associated Terminals, Reserve, LA
Dow Chemical, Plaquemine, LA
Ferris & Associates, Baton Rouge, LA
Formosa Plastics, Baton Rouge, LA
Volunteer Hospital Association, Baton Rouge, LA
Slidell Cultural Center, Slidell, LA
St. George Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, LA
FARA Insurance, Mandeville, LA
St. Tammany Parish Public Collection, St. Tammany, LA

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant: 2006
Gottlieb Foundation Grant: 2006
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant: 2006
CERF Grant: 2006
Visual Artist Fellowship, Louisiana Division of the Arts: 1989
“Craft Challenge ’88 MEG/ARTS Grants”: 1988
Teaching Fellowship, University of Notre Dame: 1977-79
“New Talent Grant”, Louisiana Arts and Artist Guild: 1977
“Discovery Through Diversity”, Art and Architectural Design, Baltimore, MD 1988
“New Talent”, the Gallery at Workbench, New York, NY 1987