Brian Reeves, Assistant Professor
Reeves' solo and collaborative works have been exhibited widely in venues including Space Gallery in Portland, University of Southern Maine Art Gallery in Gorham, Waterfall Arts in Belfast, ME, the Whitney Museum of American Art and 56 Walker St. in New York, Gallery 312 in Chicago, the Wellesley College Art Museum, the Dalarnas Museum in Falun Sweden, the Museum of Photography in Seoul, the iTunes App Store, and his own Slop Art Shop in Kansas City. Since co-founding Slop Brand Art in 1995 their circular-style advertisements for Premium Expressions™ have been found inserted into in home-delivered issues of the Portland Press Herald, the Kansas City Star, the Riverfront Times (St. Louis), the Beverly (MA) Citizen, and the Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier. His illustrations have been seen in publications including The Progressive Magazine, The Capital Times, Isthmus (all three in Madison, WI), Review Magazine (Kansas City), The North American Review (Cedar Falls, IA), and The Riverfront Times (St. Louis). His essay "On Manufacturing Long-Lasting Industrial-Strength Appeal: Undermining Forgettability Factors by Finding a Happy Medium" elucidating his theory of the "Axis of Cute" was published in the Spring 2007 issue of the College Art Association's Art Journal.
Reeves has taught courses in foundation-level drawing and design, digital media, multimedia and web design, and printmaking at the Kansas City Art Institute, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and the University of New England.
MFA University of Wisconsin - Madison
BFA University of Northern Iowa
Foundation Faculty - Brian Reeves