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Born 1986 in La Porte, Texas.
Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.


Education

2016
Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art (Photography)
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, Illinois

2013
Bachelor of Arts, Photocommunications
St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas


Exhibitions

2016
Can You Spit On Someone You Love, Good Lil' Base, Chicago, Illinois
MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2015
Mercury, The Leroy Neiman Center Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2014
Surface Area, Studio 109, Brooklyn, New York
New Constructions, Pump Project's Flex Space, Austin, Texas

2013
<img>, Photocommunications Senior Exhibition, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
Enduring Women, The Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas
Student Juried Exhibition curated by Salvador Castillo, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

2012
Student Juried Exhibition curated by Margaret Meehan, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

2011
The Last Incredible Art Show, Cherrywood Coffeehouse, Austin, Texas


Publications

2014
Ogene, Timothy, “Featured Artist - Brian M. John,” interview with New Literati Editor Timothy Ogene, August 8, 2014. <http://sites.stedwards.edu/newlit/2014/08/08/featured-artist-brian-m-john/>


Awards

2015-16
EAGER Grant from the Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration (in collaboration with Joshi Radin and Linda Tegg for the research project A Program for Plants)


Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, Chicago, Illinois
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas


Relevant Experience

2016-17
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Courses: Intro. to Digital Photography)
Continuing Studies Instructor (Adult Continuing Education), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Courses: Digital Photo 1, Urban Photography)

2016
Continuing Studies Instructor (Early College Program), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Courses: Intermediate Digital Photography, Digital Illustration and Motion Graphics)

2014-16
Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (Courses: Intro. To Photography, Black & White, Large Format)

2014
Printer, Editor and Assistant to artists/photographers Anna Krachey and Jessica Mallios, Austin, Texas

2013
Assistant to Eduardo Muñoz, Artist/Instructor/Lab Manager, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

2012-13
Wet Darkroom Assistant, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas
Digital Lab Assistant, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

2008-11
Co-director, The Incredible Art Show, Austin, Texas

2006-08
Collaborating Director, Meerkat Media, New York, New York
Designer and Animator, Rabbit and Mouse, New York, New York