Brenda Garand






BRENDA GARAND                                                                                


MFA Sculpture  Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY

BFA  Sculpture  University of New Hampshire  Durham, NH  




                2013       Dartmouth College Senior Faculty Grant

                                RAW:  Sculpture and Works on Paper Linking Visual Research from The

                                White River, Mégantic Lake and

                                            Manitoulin Island

                2011       Joan Mitchell Foundation Individual Visual Artist Emergency Grant for

                                 Natural Disasters

                                Flooding fromTropical Storm Irene


                2005       Vermont Arts Council Individual Artist Grant

                                New Sculpture That Investigates The Cultural Links Between The French and  

                                Indigenous Peoples of Québec


                        2004       Pouch Cove Foundation  Residency  Newfoundland, Canada


                                       Vermont Artist in Residence  The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center  West

                                        Rutland, VT


                      2003       Dartmouth College Senior Faculty Fellowship    Québec, Canada

                                         Fleuve Témoin:  A Visual Exploration of the 17th Century French Influences

                                         From Trois-Rivières to Tadoussac


                      2000       New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Individual Fellowship  Sculpture


                     1998       Atelier Silex  Residency Trois-Rivières Québec, Canada


                      1997       Dartmouth College Faculty Fellowship

                                Sculpture and Structure:  A Visual Exploration of French Medieval Influences Along

                                the St. Lawrence River

                                Yaddo Residency Saratoga Springs, NY

                                Ragdale Foundation  Residency Lake Forest, IL


                   1996       The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Grant  Bayeux, France

                                The Visual and Spatial Constructs of The Bayeux Tapestry and Bayeux Cathedral

                                The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Grant  The Hood Museum of Art  '                                Hanover, NH

                                The Study of Sculpture, Objects and Related Drawings


                  1995       Dorland Mountain Arts Colony  Residency Temecula, CA

                  1988       Fulbright Berlin Seminar


                    1987       Fulbright Grant France

                                    Sculpture, Drawing and The Research of Chartres Cathedral




                   2013    AVA Gallery and Art Center Drawing InvitationalLebanon, NH


                  2012       Nancy Margolis Gallery Permanent Collection Curated by Edward del Rosario

                                      and Jordin  Isip  NYC


                  2011       AVA Gallery and Art CenterHERE,NOW Work by Regional Native American


                                Gina Adams, Nate Deveau, Judy Dow, Betsey Garand, Brenda Garand, Margaret

                                 Jacobs, Jesse Larocque,

                                George Longfish, Brian Miller, Anna Tsouhlarakis

                                ArtSTRAND Gallery The Projected Image Invitational Provincetown, MA

                                Marywood University  Organic OriginsBill Brayton, Betsey Garand, Brenda

                                Garand, Maggie Shen

                                Scranton, PA


                2010       Lesley Heller Workspace Building Beauty NYC

                                Eli  Marsh Gallery  Brenda Garand “Northern Current” Sculpture and Drawing

                                 Amherst, MA

                                BigTown Gallery  Brenda Garand “ A Subtle Shift”  Sculpture and Drawing 

                                 Rochester, VT

                                Studio Place Arts  On the Planet  Japanese and American Artists  Barre, VT

                                Cynthia Reeves Projects  Fabrications  The Newport Mill  Newport, NH

                                Denise Bibro  Fine Art Inc.  Chautauqua:  A Continuum of Creativity  NYC


               2009       Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries Brenda Garand “Northern Routes” Dartmouth

                                 College  Hanover, NH

                                ArtSTRAND Gallery paperJAM Works on Paper Invitational Provincetown, MA

                                BigTown Gallery  Drawings and Prints Rochester, VT

                                BigTown Gallery  Members Exhibition  Rochester, VT


                2008      Johnson State College  Brenda Garand:  Sculpture  Johnson, VT

                                The Sharon Arts Center  A Gathering of NH Visual Arts Fellows:  1999-2009

                                Peterborough, NH

                                George Marshall Store Gallery  Road Trip 2008  York, ME

                                Reeves-Contemporary Brenda Garand  535 West 24th St.  NYC

                                National Academy Museum  183rd Annual:  An Invitational Exhibition of

                                Contemporary American Art  1083 Fifth Ave.  NYC

                                Honey Space  Object Salon  148 11th Ave. NYC                         


                2007       Strauss Gallery  Faculty Drawing Exhibition  Dartmouth College  Hanover, NH

                                Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries  Faculty Exhibition  Dartmouth College 

                                Hanover, NH

                                Spheris Gallery Brenda Garand and Colleen Randall Hanover, NH

                                Wright State University Art GalleriesBrenda Garand “Northern Fiction” Sculpture

                                Wright State University Dayton, Ohio

                                AVA Gallery Waste to Art  Lebanon, NH


                2006       Hancock Town Library  Brenda Garand and Betsey Garand:  Works on Paper

                                Hancock, NH

                                Spheris Gallery Selected Works Hanover, NH

                                The American Academy of Arts and Letters 

                                American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture  NYC


                2005       Awol Gallery  Toronto and New York Square Foot IV  Brooklyn, NY

                                Medialia: Rack and Hamper Gallery A Shriek from an Invisible Box Revisited III


                                The Oxbow Gallery  Works on Paper Invitational  Northampton, MA


                2004       Louisiana State University School of Art Gallery 

                                Wall Works:  Brenda Garand and Betsey Garand  Baton Rouge, LA

    Usine C  1345 Ave. Lalonde  Montréal, Québec, Canada

    National Academy Museum   179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of 

         Contemporary American Art

    1083 Fifth Ave. NYC

    Foothills Art Center North American Sculpture Exhibition Golden, CO

    Selected by James Surls


                2003       Usine C  1345 Ave. Lalonde Montréal, Québec, Canada

                               Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries  Faculty Exhibition  Dartmouth College 

                                 Hanover, NH

                                The Art Gallery   An Eye on Alumni-Six Sculptors University of New Hampshire 

                                    Durham, NH

                                A.V.C. Contemporary Arts Gallery  Intimate Abstraction The Fuller Building 57th

                                   St.  NYC


                 2002      Hampshire College Brenda Garand:  Sculpture Amherst, MA

    Laramie County Community College  On the Wall:  Brenda Garand and Betsey 

      GarandCheyenne, WY

                 im n iL  Two Ones Brenda Garand and Betsey Garand  Brooklyn, NY

                                A.V.C. Contemporary Arts Gallery  From Nature Part I  The Fuller Building 57th St. 


                  The American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition of Painting

                    and Sculpture  NYC

                                 55 Mercer Gallery  Esmé Thompson and Brenda Garand  NYC

                                The Andrews Gallery  Drawings by Sculptors for Sculpture

                    The College of William and Mary  Williamsburg, VA

                2001       Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo   A Shriek from an Invisible Box  Tokyo, Japan

                                Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries  Brenda Garand  Dartmouth CollegeHanover,


                 450 Broadway Gallery  A Collaborative Fusion; with Eung Ho Park  NYC


                2000       Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery Brenda Garand, Jane Miller, Esmé Thompson

                                Colby Sawyer College  New London, NH

                                b. j. spoke Gallery  Expo XIX  Huntington, NY 

                                Selected by Beth Venn, Associate Curator of The Whitney Museum of American Art


                                Washington Art Association  Betsey Garand, Brenda Garand and Hearne Pardee

                                Washington Depot, CT

                                AVA Gallery  New Work: Brenda Garand and Esmé Thompson  Lebanon, NH

                                Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries  Faculty Exhibition  Dartmouth College 

                                Hanover,  NH


                 1999      Atelier Silex 0 3/4 Galerie Brenda Garand: Fleuve Témoin  Trois-Rivières,

                                                     Québec, Canada

                La Galerie L'Embuscade Brenda Garand: Fleuve Témoin   Trois-Rivières,                  Québec, Canada

                 im n il  Out of Y2K  213 Franklin St.  Brooklyn, NY

                                A.I.R. Gallery II  Brenda GarandNYC

                Texas A & M University Galleries  Traveling Exhibition  

                                 New American Talent:  The Thirteenth Exhibition  Commerce, TX   

                  Selected by Robert Storr, Curator Department of Painting and Sculpture

                    at The Museum of Modern Art  NYC 


                1998      No Bias Gallery  North Bennington, VT 

                                Selected by Elizabeth Levine of The  Museum of Modern Art  NYC

                                University of North Alabama Art Gallery  Solo Exhibition  Florence, AL

                 Beavis Frank Gallery  Kittery Point, ME

                                Paint Creek Center for the Arts  National All Media Exhibition  Rochester, MI  

                                  Selected by Jene Highstein

                 Erector Square Gallery  Women in the Visual Arts-1998 New Haven, CT

                                 Selected by Andrea Miller-Keller, Curator of Contemporary Art at The Wadsworth


                               Hartford, CT

                                Texas Fine Arts Association at Centerspace  New American Talent: The

                                  Thirteenth Exhibition  Austin, TX

                                The Rotunda Gallery  Reading Between The Lines Library Inclusion  Brooklyn, NY


               1997        The Cornerhouse  Pierogi 2000  Manchester, England

     University of North Texas Art Gallery  New American Talent:  The Thirteenth  


   Denton, TX

                                A.I.R. Gallery  Generations40 Wooster St.  NYC

                                Artspace  New Work '97  New Haven, CT

                                Selected by Marian Griffiths, Director of the Sculpture Center  NYC

    Brooklyn Brewery  Curtain I  Four Sculptors: René Pierre Allain, Brenda

    Garand, Jesse Goode,David Lindberg

     Brooklyn, NY   Curated by James Oliver of Mary Boone Gallery NYC

                                The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair  Pierogi 2000 NYC

                                Northwest Area Arts Council  Women's Works  Crystal Lake, IL

                                Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries  Faculty Exhibition  Hanover, NH


                  1996     Pierogi 2000  Flat Files 167 N. St. Brooklyn, NY                                                                                      

                                Pelham Art Center  Space plus Surface  155 Fifth Ave.  Pelham, NY

                                Gola Gallery  GolaEstival 476 Broome St.  NYC

                                A.I.R. Gallery  2nd Biennial Exhibition   40 Wooster St.  NYC

                                Selected by Charlotta Kotik, Curator of Contemporary Art The Brooklyn Museum

                                Eclectic Gallery  Abstractions  Tucson, AZ

                                Vincent's Gallery  Art Under the Influence of Women  Mansfield, MA

                                St.  John's University  2nd Annual National Show  Jamaica, NY

                                Northwest Area Arts Council Women's WorksCrystal Lake, IL


             1995           Art Initiatives Maximum Capacity  148 Duane St.  NYC

                                Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries  New Faculty:  Brenda Garand and Marilyn

                                Ranker  Dartmouth College  Hanover, NH

                                407 Greenwich St.  Buoys: Marking the Place  Curated by Bill Bace  NYC

                                Art Initiatives  Mass Exposure  106 Duane St.  NYC

                                Art SOS Exhibition  420 West Broadway  NYC

                                Fairleigh Dickinson University  Outside, Onsite II  Teaneck, NJ

                1994       Dedicated Space  Trappings  327 Fifth Ave.  Brooklyn, NY

                                University of New Hampshire Art Gallery  InvitationalAlumni Exhibition 

                                   Durham,    NH

                                 Williamsburg  One Day  Brooklyn, NY  Organized and Curated by Sandra



                1993       Erector Square Gallery Women in the Visual Arts  New Haven, CT

                                Selected by Susana Viola Jacobson Yale School of Art New Haven, CT

                                Eigen & Art Gallery  Kunstage  578 Broadway NYC 

                                performance participation in Bill Byers'



                1992       Herron Test-Site The Salon of the Mating Spiders Brooklyn, NY

                                Trenkmann Gallery Fashion  189 Lafayette St. 



                1990       St. Anselm College  New York Connections  Manchester, NH


                1988       Genie de la Bastille Lucille Bertrand and Brenda Garand  

                                5 Cité de la Roquette  Paris, France

                1987       Wooster Gallery 22 Wooster Group Show NYC

                1984       Bush Terminal Loft 7: Art in the Bush  Brooklyn, NY





                        Amherst College  Amherst, MA                                                                                2010

                        Atelier Silex Trois Rivieres  Québec, Canada                                                        1998 1999                           

                        Chautauqua Institution  Chautauqua, NY    1998 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005


                        Colby College  Waterville, ME                                                                                  2001 2006 2012

                        Dartmouth College Hanover, NH                                                                            1995 2001 2009

                        Hampshire College  School for Interdisciplinary Arts Amherst, MA                 1998 2002

                        Johnson State College Johnson,VT                                                                          2008

                        Marywood University Scranton, PA                                                                        2011

                        Princeton University  Princeton, NJ                                                                          2001

                        Roger Williams University Bristol, RI                                                                      2007

                        The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center  West Rutland,VT                             2004

                        University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  North Dartmouth, MA                      2001 2005 2009

                        University of New Hampshire  Durham, NH                                                         2002

                        University of North Alabama  Florence, AL                                                          1998

                        Vermont Studio Center  Johnson,VT                                                                       2001 2002 2004 2010, 2012

                        Western Connecticut State University  Danbury, CT                                           2007



                        Dartmouth College  Hanover, NH                                                                                                         

                        Professor of Studio Art


                        Chair of the Studio Art Department



                        Queens College, City University of New York Flushing,


                        Adjunct Assistant Professor of Studio Art

                        1983-1987  1989-1995


                        Parsons School of Design  NYC

                        Visiting Assistant Professor of  Studio Art                                                                                                                                                                             1995


                        New York Studio School   NYC

                        Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art



                        Maryville University  St. Louis and Potosi, MO 

                        Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art             

                        1992 and 1994


                        Chautauqua Institution  Chautauqua School of ArtChautauqua, NY

                        Visiting Professor of Studio Art

                        1998-2005,                          2013                                                                                                                                        



                        AVA Gallery and Art Center Lebanon, NH

                        Fulbright Association  Washington, DC

                        International Sculpture Center Washington, DC

                        Sculpture Center  Long Island City, NY

                        The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

                        The Museum of Modern Art  NYC



Book cover, Italian Feminist Theory and Practice  Equality and Sexual Difference  Edited by Graziella Parati and Rebecca West

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, London:  Associated University Presses  2002

Front cover,  Arts  New Hampshire News  Volume XVIV Number 3 Summer 2001



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY  “179th Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art”  The First Art Newspaper on the Net  Established in 1996  article 2004

Artnet News“179th Annual at National Academy Museum” April 13, 2004

Artslant  New York  “Brenda Garand and Doug Trump”

ArtsObservor  Political Convention:  A Survey of Interpretive Portraits  Posted by the Editor September 5, 2012

Bill Bace “Buoys: Marking the Place An Exhibition of Large Scale Sculpture”  Curated By Bill Bace exhibition catalogue   407 Greenwich St. NYC  January 8-February 18,  1995

Bill Barrette  “Brenda Garand” exhibition catalogue Dartmouth College Hanover, NH Feb. 13-March 18, 2001

Hilary Becker  “Sculptor Brenda Garand To Head Studio Art Department”  The Dartmouth  Volume CLXIV No.39  Wednesday, February 28, 2007 p. 7

Phyllis Braff  “Biography and 500 Days of Discipline” Art Reviews  The New York Times  Sunday, March 5, 2000

Traver Braithwaite  “EMCO and You”  LaSalle News  Building Products Group Vol. 4. Edit.2, April 1996 p. 7

Frances Chapman “Charlotte’s Picks” WaterfrontWeek Williamsburg/Greenpoint New York Volume 6.13 July 4-July 17 1996

Roger Coda  “Life Experiences in Male Environment Shape Sculptor’s Career”  The Chautauquan Daily  Volume CXXVII, Issue 12 

Friday, July 4, 2003

Paige Cooperstein “Visual research guides Garand’s sculpture”  The Chautauquan Daily  July 23, 2013

Jane Eklund  “Dualities”  Monadnock Ledger  Arts & Leisure  New Hampshire Thursday, August 3, 2006

Alex Hanson  “Dartmouth Faculty Get Their Art Together”  Valley News Volume 56, Number 174  Thursday, November 29, 2007  p. C1 and C6

Sara Hickman  “Artist Speaks at Hulquist Tonight”  The Chautauquan Daily Volume CXXVI, Issue 12  Friday, July 5, 2002 p. 9

Jessica Keltz  “Sense of Place Influences Sculptor Garand’s Work”  The Chautauquan Daily

Volume CXXIII, Issue 17 Thursday, July 13, 2000 p.6

Rebecca L. Lawrence  “Meet The 2001 Fellows”  Arts  New Hampshire News Volume XVIV Number 1 Winter 2001

Nancy Malloy  “The Annual Exhibition Today”  exhibition catalogue  The 179th Annual:  An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art  National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts NYC  May 6-June 20, 2004

Nancy Malloy “Size Does Matter:  The 183rd Annual Exhibition”  exhibition catalogue  The 183rd Annual:  An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art  National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts May 29-September 7, 2008  NYC

Mashiko  “A Shriek from an Invisible Box”  exhibition catalogue  Meguro Museum of Art  Tokyo, Japan  2001

Kristina Mendicino “Behind The Tenure System,  Three Professors Describe Three Very Different Roads to Tenure:  Professors Kang, Jack and Garand Reflect On Having Received Tenure and the Passion That Brought Them There”  The Dartmouth Volume CLIX No. 52 Wednesday, April 3, 2002  p.B3

Tanjie Nash  “Garand Exhibit On Display in UNA Art Gallery Through May 5”  The Flor-Ala

Volume 66 Number 27 Thursday, April 16, 1998  p.1 and 6

"New Work of Brenda Garand and Esmé Thompson" Rutland Herald   Vermont   Sunday, March 12, 2000 

“Out and About” Times Daily Florence, Alabama  Monday, May 4 1998 Sect. C p. 1

David Owen  Talk of the Town Object Lesson Tools  The New Yorker, March 8, 2010 p. 22-23

Terry Pace “Professor’s Solo Exhibition Ends Today” Times Daily Florence, Alabama  Tuesday, May 5, 1998 Sect. B p. 3

Roland Paillé “Une Américaine a la Recherche de Ses Racines Québécoises”  Arts Visuels  Le Nouvelliste    Trois Rivieres,

Samedi, 17 avril 1999 p. 2

Noel Perrin  “Artists 22, Philistines 14”  Dartmouth Alumni Magazine October, 1999 p. 18   “International Contemporary Art Listings Guide and Directory of Artists Worldwide”  2006

Kyle Renner  “Artist To Show Steel Sculpture Today”  The Chautauquan Daily  Volume CXXVIXX Issue 6  Friday, July 1, 2005

Jennifer Saunders  “The Stuff of Sculpture”  Dartmouth Life  December 1995 p.4

Kelly Seaman  “Focus on Faculty, Sculpting a Career:  Thomas Beale ’00 and Brenda Garand”  Dartmouth Life  Volume 19, Number 3  June 2009  p.1 and 3 

Teri Slotkin “Mixed Doubles”  Bomb Magazine XXXV  spring 1991 p. 73

Peter Sloggatt  “Expo XIX Whitney Curator Picks Five for B.J. Spoke’s Annual Juried Exhibition”  The Long Islander’s Northport Journal  February 24, 2000  Volume 125.No. 33  p. 1 and 4

Peter Sloggatt  “National Sampling At Expo XIX”  The Long Islander  March 2, 2000  p. 13

Zeke Sorenson  “Sisters Travel West, Share Diverse Art”  Wingspan  Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming  Volume 36, Number 7  November 18, 2002  p. 17

Robert Storr “Texas Shuffle New American Talent: The Thirteenth Exhibition”  exhibition catalogue Traveling exhibition September 2,1997 to January 2, 1999  Organized by Texas Fine Arts Association Selected by Robert Storr, Curator Dept of Painting and Sculpture The Museum of Modern Art NYC

Janet Van Fleet “Reviews: Vermont  Brenda Garand Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT”   Art New England  February/March 2009