Faculty and Staff Directory

Brown, R.G.

Brown, R.G.
  • Professor Emeritus of Art
  • Office: Room 102C / 217, Thomas St.
  • Phone: 706-542-1672
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selected solo exhibitions, international

2006 "RG Brown Prints", Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy
2005 "Forest to Shore", Traditional Boats from Ghana, National Museum of Accra,
2004"Journeys", Quadro di Omega Gallery, Rome, Italy
2000 "Mostra - Barca Tradizional del Lago Trasimeno", Cortile di Palazzo Ferretti,
Cortona, Italy. Also exhibited at Passignano sul Trasimeno, Italy
1979 Centro Cultrale Artistico Arentino. Arezzo, Italy
1979 Palazzo dei Priori, Perugia, Italy
1978 Palazzone, Cortona, Italy

selected group exhibitions, international

2006 XIV Collettiva D'Arte, invitational, Cortona Italy, January
1989 "City on a Hill: Twenty Years of Artists at Cortona," Traveling Show, Italy
and Venice, Italy
1983-1984 "Cortona Studies Abroad Students and Faculty," Palazzo Casali, Cortona,
1980 XVI Mostra Internationale Di Sculptura All Aperto Sissa Pagani," Invitational
Group Show, Museo d' Arte Moderne, Pagani Foundation, Legnano, Milan, Italy

selected solo exhibitions, national

2007 "Jamestown Triangle", A Sculpture Installation on the George Mason
University campus in FairFax, Virginia as part of the East Coast Sculpture Exchange
followed by a collaborative survey of the site using Archaeologial Geophysics, March.
2007 "GA ARC", A sculpture installation on Univeristy of Gerogia leased
property in Athens, Ga.followed by collaborative survey of the site using
Archaeological Geophysics.
2006 "Journeys: 33.0 N x 82.4", The Firehouse Gallery, Louisville, GA
2005 Contemporary Art Center, Sculpture and Prints, Peoria, Illinois
1999 Thompson Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, SC
1993 XYZ Gallery, Blacksburg, VA
1981 Installation, Thompson Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, SC
1981 Greenville Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC
1979 Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

selected group exhibitions, national

2005 Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers
University, New Brunswick, NJ
2004 "4th Minnesota National Print Biennial", Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University
of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2002 "Impact, New Faculty in the Lamar Dodd School of Art," Georgia Museum of Art,
Athens, GA
2002 "In Italy, Thirty Years of American Photographers in Cortona," Lyndon House
Gallery, Athens, GA
2001 University of Georgia Sculptors, The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the
Arts, Florida Community College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
2001 The University of Georgia Sculptors, Sun Trust Plaza, Atlanta, GA
2000 Lamar Dodd Art Center, 2 Person Show, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA
2000 "Separate Journeys," 3 Person Show, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville,
1997 Faculty Exhibition, Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester,
1994 Squires Student Center, Three Person Show, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University, Blacksburg, VA
1992 One Peachtree Center, Juried Exhibition sponsored by Citicorp, Portman Industries
and the Atlanta Gallery Association, Atlanta, GA
1992 Arts in Education Exhibition, Works by artist in residence in Greenville County
Schools, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Greenville, SC
1992 Outdoor Exhibition / Invitational, Temporaryrt/sculpture installation, Lewis
Gale Hospital - The Blue Ridge Council for The Arts, Roanoke, VA
1992 "The Goddess Revealed," Juried Exhibition, Artspace Gallery, Raleigh, NC
1992 Night of the Child, Benefit Art Auction, Piedmont Council for the Prevention
of Child Abuse, Greenville, SC
1991 Henri Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1991 Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1991 Invitational, "Recognitions-Interventions-Interpretations," Exhibition, University
of Virginia, Department of Landscape Architecture,Charlottesville, VA
1991 Novoa Kuzniewski Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
1990 Contemporary Furniture Fair, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY
1990 Artful Domain Gallery, Outdoor Sculpture, Birmingham, MI
1990 LaGrange National XV, LaGrange, GA
1990 Mountain Images, North Georgia College, Dahlonega, GA
1988 8th Annual Competitive Exhibition, Kinston, NC
1988 3rd Annual Sculpture Competition, J.E. Broyhill Park, Lenoir, NC
1981 Bat Factory Installations, Four Person Show, "Bat Factory Exhibition," Catalog,
Hanna Bat Factory, Athens, GA
1981 Oconee Street Gallery, Two Person Show, Athens, GA
1979 Sandra Orick Gallery, New Orleans, LA

permanent collections

University of Hartford Print Collection, Hartford, Connecticutt
Aeroflex Corporation Permanent Collection, Hartford Connecticutt
Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, New York
Galamander Press, New York, New York
National Museum of Ghana
Spartanburg County Art Association, Spartanburg, SC
Greenville County Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC
Galreath and Associates, Attorneys, Knoxville, TN
Witherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC


1994 Ceremonial structure, Installation of site specific sculpture, Baca Camp
us workshop for Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
1993 Sandpit, Installation of sculpture, NC Department of Transportation Sandpit,
Greenville, NC
1990 Cybele's Grove, Installation of sculpture, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University,
Greenville, NC
1988 Woodland Shrine, Installation of sculpture, Chance Pottery, Greenville, SC
1988, "Alektraon," Installation of sculpture, Little Gallery, Nazareth College, Rochester,
1987 "Astarte's Garden" - a temporary installation partially funded by the South
Carolina Arts Commission, executed at Converse College, Spartanburg, SC
1986 Naomi P. Balboa Memorial Shrine and Modern Thinking Gazebo, Installation of
sculpture and landscape design, Greenville County Fine Arts Center, Greenville,
South Carolina
1978 Performance, Installation of sculpture accompanied by a performance with documentation,
Cortona, Italy


2006 Willson Center Research Fellowship for 2006-2007, Willson Center for Humanities
and Arts, University of Georgia
2006 Senior Faculty Research Grants Award Program, "Boats of Ghana: A Photo Documentation",
the University of Georgia Research Foundation
2005 Fulbright Scholar Grant, African Regional Research Grant, for research in Ghana,
West Africa
2000-2001 Senior Faculty Research Grants Award Program, "Woodforms," The University
of Georgia Research Foundation, Athens,GA
1992 North Carolina Arts Council Grant, "Plaza Road Preschool Project," Artist Grant,
Charlotte, NC
1991 South Carolina Arts Commission, Artist in Residency, Christ Church
Episcopal School, Greenville, SC
1991 Friends of the Arts Purchase Award, "Spring Arts Festival," Spartanburg, SC
1992 Department of Education Title IV Travel Grant, Administered by the
Office of International Programs, East Carolina University and University of Ferrara,
Ferrara, Italy
1992 Southeast American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award, "Playful Forest,"
McKee Road Elementary School, Charlotte, NC
1990 Artist-in-Residency, John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program, Sheboygan, WI
1990 Honor Award, "Barnes Street Public Art Project," North Carolina Chapter,
American Society of Landscape Architects, Wilson, NC
1993 Penny White Foundation Grant, Harvard University. Provided for the study and
development of a master plan proposal for the parks and open spaces of Cortona,
1979 Primo Premio (First Prize in Sculpture). Guida di Arezzo, Third Annual "Guida
di Arezzo," Arezzo, Italy
1978 Artist-in-Residency, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City of Atlanta, GA
1976 Apprentice in residency for Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan, Italy


2000 "Un Sogno di Construire un a Barca," (A Dream To Build a Boat). "L'Etruria,"
Cortona, Italy
1992 "Prescription for the Arts," The Roanoke Times, Roanoke, VA
1991 "Students work with Sculptor at Christ Church," The Greenville Piedmont
1991 "CCES Students Learn Art from a Professional," The Greenville Tribune-Times,
Greenville, SC
1991 "R G Brown Artist in Transition," Athens Magazine, feature article
1990 "Artist Brown Returns to Athens," The Athens Observer, feature article
1990 "Avante Garde: The New Upstarts in Contemporary Furniture," The Chicago Tribune
1988 "An Outstanding Exhibition Opens the Year at ECU," The Daily Reflector, Art
1988 "Interview: South Carolina Public Radio," Related to exhibition at Converse
1986 "Sculpture excites mind, rests body," The Greenville News, feature article
1985 "Rivalutare il partere," La Nazione
1981 "Former Bat Factory to Serve as Exhibit Hall," Athens Banner-Herald,
1979 "Un amico di Cortona: Raphael G. Brown," La Voce di Cortona