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Today’s Events

  • Feb 28
    Smith Eliot "Ghost Ships" Feb 28 to Apr 29 @Wolff Gallery
  • Mar 17
    Sondra Perry - Chromatic Saturation Mar 17 to Apr 29 @Disjecta Contemporary Art Center
  • Mar 29
    Christopher B. Wagner, Paul X. Rutzis, Amy Ruedinger, Stirling Gorsuch Mar 29 to Apr 24 @Guardino Gallery
  • Apr 3
    Katherine Ace - Face to Face Apr 03 to Apr 28 @Froelick Gallery
  • Apr 4
    Postcards and Souvenirs - Stan Peterson Apr 04 to Apr 29 @Waterstone Gallery
  • Apr 5
    James Minden; Northwest Prints Apr 05 to Apr 28 @Augen Gallery
  • Apr 5
    Suzanne Vaughan Apr 05 to Apr 29 @Basic Space Gallery
  • Apr 5
    Robert Lyons, Matthew Picton Apr 05 to Jun 02 @Elizabeth Leach Gallery
  • Apr 5
    Jon Gottshall - Scale Apr 05 to Apr 28 @Gallery 114
  • Apr 5
    Gregory Grenon, Rae Mahaffey Apr 05 to Apr 28 @Russo Lee Gallery

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Arthur M Braud, Painter

I am a painter & designer with a primary focus in watercolor portraiture.
Arthur Braud (b.1993, Michigan, United States) is a Vietnamese American artist and graduate of Western Michigan University. During the entirety of his career, Braud has constantly juxtaposed the notions of beauty and devastation through portraiture of ambiguous, desolate individuals. He eliminates social identity by removing attributes that identify one’s culture; hair, clothes, gender, jewelry, etc. Braud’s focus on emotional composition provides an opportunity for his viewers to observe an individual as a psychological existence rather than a social being. Since there is great ambiguity within his intentions, he encourages his audience to question their psychological connection to his 2 dimensional subjects. Braud has participated in over 20 gallery showings, including the Grand Rapids Art Prize, and has sold to several institutions across the globe. Braud currently resides in Portland, OR where he teaches watercolor, exhibits & markets for the Alberta Street Gallery, and participates in local fairs/events.