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Joseph Brooks (b. 1981, Tacoma, WA)

www.JosephBrooksArt.Com | info@josephbrooksart.com

Joseph Brooks is a Pacific Northwest fine artist and illustrator residing in Tacoma.  He has lived and shown work in and around the Tacoma/Seattle Metropolitan area for the past 10 years. Joseph is a past member of BLAM! in The Greenwood Collective from 2011-2018. His work is in the permanent collection of Hyatt Regency Seattle. He has also displayed art with Axis Pioneer Square, Retrofit Home, The Nearsighted Narwhal , The Tacoma Night Market, The Downtown Tacoma Market, and at various other Coffee Shops, Music venues, Makers Markets and Galleries.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

  • Feb - Bruno B Art Collectif presents The Artwork Of Joseph Brooks - NW Peaks, Hillman City - Seattle, WA

  • Feb - Bruno B Art Collectif Presents The Artwork Of Joseph Brooks - NW Peaks -Ballard - Seattle, WA

  • Aug - Featured Artist - The Nearsighted Narwhal - Tacoma, WA

  • Oct - Featured Artist - Cherry Street Cafe - Seattle, WA

  • Oct - Featured Artist - Cafe Allegra - Seattle, WA

  • Nov-Dec - Jellyfish Brewing - Seattle, WA

2017

  • Feb-Apr - Locol - Seattle, WA

  • May - Praxis - Seattle, WA

  • June-July - Proletariat Pizza - Seattle, WA

  • September - Monster Art - Seattle, WA

  • July-Sept - Jewel Box - Tacoma, WA

  • All of 2017 - Featured Artist - Art House Cafe - Tacoma, WA

  • All of 2017 - Featured Artist - The Nearsighted Narwhal - Tacoma, WA

2016

  • February - Saint Johns - Ghost Gallery Curated Show - Seattle, WA

  • April - Kraken Congee - Tiny Dodo Curated Show - Seattle, WA

  • May - The Swiss - Tacoma, WA

  • May - Other Coast Cafe - Seattle, WA

  • June - Stylus - Seattle, WA

  • August - Northwest Float Center - Tacoma, WA

  • Dec - Populuxe Brewery - Ballard, WA

  • All of 2016 - Featured Artist - Art House Cafe - Tacoma, WA

  • All Of 2016 - Featured Artist - The Nearsighted Narwhal - Tacoma, WA

2015

  • November - Bauhaus - Seattle, WA

  • November - Crimson Graphics Gallery - Tacoma, WA

  • October - Chroma Clouds gallery - Seattle, WA

  • October - Monster Art- Seattle, WA

  • October - non-representational works - Other Coast - Seattle, WA

  • August-Oct - Proletariat - Seattle, WA

  • August/ September- Retrofit - Seattle, WA

  • June-August - Red Chair Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • June/July - City Hostel - Seattle, WA

  • April/May - Habitude - Seattle, WA

  • April - Portage Bay - Seattle, WA

  • Mar/April - Other Coast - Seattle, WA

  • February - Mercury - Seattle, WA

  • February - Ten - Tacoma, WA

  • Jan/Feb - Elliot Bay - Seattle, WA

2014

  • September - This Is Not Abstract! - Twilight Art Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • July - Monster Art- Seattle, WA

  • April - Honore Hall Art - Seattle, WA

  • Crowded - Two Bells Gallery - Seattle, WA

2012

  • August - Talking At The Same Time - Twilight Art Gallery - Seattle, WA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

  • Jan - Hundred And Under Show - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • Feb - Monster Presents: Drawnk 12x12 show - Monster Art & Clothing - Seattle, WA

  • Mar - Saturday Morning Cartoons Show II - Statix - Seattle, WA

  • Apr - Drawnk & Statix Present: April Showers - Statix - Seattle, WA

  • Jun - Objects Of Affection - A Found object Group Art Show - Statix - Seattle, WA

  • Jul - Retrofit home Presents - Starheadboy, Narboo, And Joseph Brooks - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • Sep - Statix + Drawnk Present: Artcade! - Statix - Seattle, WA

  • Dec - Hundred And Under Show - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

2017

  • Mar - Drawnk & True Love gallery Presents: 99 Bottles - Seattle, WA

  • April - Signed Seattle II - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

  • May - KEXP Presents Drawnk Record Show “On The Record” - Seattle WA

  • June - Saloon Gallery Presents : Sideshow - The work of Joseph Brooks & Jeremy Gregory - Seattle, WA

  • August - Drawnk Presents 8x8 at Saloon Gallery - Seattle WA

  • September - Art Primo Cardboard Show - Seattle, WA

  • October - Happytime Apocalypse 3rd annual Halloween Show - Seattle, WA

  • October - Kolab Gallery Spooky Art Show - Seattle, WA

  • Dec - Hundred and Under group show - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • Dec - Statix Group Show - Statix, Seattle, WA

2016

  • January - Connect Four - Axis Pioneer Square Seattle, WA

  • February - Stacked Paper - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

  • February - Hair - Tiny Dodo - Seattle, WA

  • March - Saturday Mornings - Chroma Clouds gallery - Seattle, WA

  • March - Bell Jar II - Ghost Galley - Seattle, WA

  • March - Street Art Show - Hopworks Bike Bar Galley - Portland, OR

  • March - Petite Works Invitational - Eight & Sand - Seattle, WA

  • March - Animal Kingdom - Tiny Dodo - Seattle, WA

  • April - Signed Seattle II - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

  • July - Blue Cone Studio Presents : Self-Ish - Freds Wildlife Refuge - Seattle, WA

  • Aug - The Great Outdoors - Eight And Sand - Seattle, WA

  • August - Drawnk Show - Pioneer Square Saloon - Seattle, WA

  • August - Semi Precious - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • October/November - Retrofit Homes Presents Joseph Brooks & They Drift - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • December - Toy Show - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

 

2015

  • December - Hundred And Under - Retrofit Home - Seattle, WA

  • December - Deck The Walls - Crimson - Tacoma, WA

  • December - Pop Up Shop ! - IGIMO - Seattle, WA

  • December - Small Works - Twilight Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • December - Toyed Up - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

  • November - Vision 20/20 - Burien, WA

  • November - Styles On Deck - Art Primo - Seattle, WA

  • September - Life Blood - Eight & Sand - Seattle, WA

  • July - Santuario - 2312 Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • May - Full Swing - Artifact Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • May - I Want To Believe - Eight And Sand - Seattle, WA

  • April/May - This Is ART! - Theatre Schmeatre Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • April - Signed Seattle - Art Primo Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • April/May - Non-Representation works - BHerd Gallery Curated show - Seattle, WA

  • March - Feeling Lucky - Paper Diamond - Seattle, WA

  • January - Effigies: A Show Of Dolls & Puppets - True Love Gallery - Seattle, WA

2014

  • December - Wood - Eight & Sand Seattle, WA

  • December/January '15 - Holiday Mini Art Show - Twilight Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • October - False Faces - True Love Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • July - Art Fusion - True Love Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • June - Super Kaiju Monster Show - True Love Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • March/April - Tall Buildings - Urban Light Studios - Seattle, WA

  • January - 80's and 90's WWF - Echo Echo Gallery - Seattle, WA

2013

  • December - 12 Days Of Christmas - Twilight Galley - Seattle, WA

  • August - Fire Walk With Me - Echo, Echo Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • June - Little Lebowski Urban Achievers - Urban Light Studios - Seattle, WA

  • April/May - Star Wars - Echo Echo Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • March/May - EAFA Juried Abstract Show - EAFA Gallery - Seattle, WA

  • January - Twisted Love - Art/Not Terminal Gallery - Seattle, WA

2011

  • May - ROCO 6x6 show - Roco - Rochester, NY

Mural Work / Live Performance Painting

2018

  • Feb - Grand Opening of Robot VS Sloth - Live Painting - Seattle, WA

  • Jun - Mural at Visual Options

  • June - Mural at Agro Mechanix

  • July - Mural Masters 2018 - Burien, WA

  • July - Mural Collaboration with They Drift on Paisano Mexican Restaurant White Center, WA

  • July - Mural On Proletariat Pizza - White Center, WA

  • July - Live Painter - Art On The Ave 2018 - Tacoma, WA

  • July - Live Painter - Live Loud Festival - Tacoma, WA

  • Aug - Mural on The Nearsighted Narwhal - Tacoma, WA

  • Aug - Live Painter - Jupiter Bar

  • Dec - Live Painter - Jupiter Bar

2017

  • May - Mural at The Northwest School - Seattle, WA

  • March - Lettuce 253 - Live Painting - Tacoma, WA

  • January - Indoor Mural - Private Residence - Seattle, WA

2016

  • May - Sasquatch Festival 2016 Featured Live Painter - George, WA

  • July - Art On The Ave - Featured Live Painter - Tacoma, WA

  • May -Spaceworks Mural - 11th 7 Market - Tacoma, WA

  • Aug - Audio/Visual - Featured Live Painter - Axis Pioneer Square - Seattle, WA

  • November - Featured Live Painter with Gage Academy Of Art - Bellevue, WA

2015

  • October - NW Art Alliance - Best Of The Northwest - Live Painting Mural During Event

  • October - Lost In The World - Mural Painted with Derek Wu - 1910 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

  • July - Art On The Ave - Featured Live Painter - Tacoma, WA

  • May - Sasquatch Festival 2015 Featured Live Painter - George, WA

2014

  • October - Live Painting On Stage with Ever So Android - The Crocodile - Seattle, WA

  • September - Face/Off - BHerd Gallery Curated live painting event

  • May - Sasquatch Festival 2014 Featured Live Painter - George, WA

  • January - Live Painting On Stage with Ever So Android - High Dive - Seattle, WA

2013

  • September - Break Down The Wall - Gilda's Club Mural (Game Not Fame) 1400 Broadway – Seattle, WA 98122

  • July - We Gonna Pick You Up - Mural Painted with Derek Wu - MLK and Jackson, Seattle, WA

  • January - AVMS, Seahawks Mural - with Game Not Fame -814 6th Ave S. – Seattle, WA 98104

2012

  • October - Arts Crush - Painting Demo and Mural

  • September - Game Not Fame - Lofi with Game Not Fame - 429 Eastlake Ave, Seattle, WA 98109

  • July - Desert Scene - Pica's Restaurant -4151 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

  • July - Music Is Life - Mural with Jake Wagoner (Jackson St Mural Project) - 2200 S. Jackson St. - Seattle, WA 98144

Published Works

2015

2014

Public Collections

  • Art House Co-Op Sketchbook Project - Brooklyn, NY

  • SHIFT Collection : Hyatt Regency Seattle - Seattle, WA

Community Outreach

2018

  • May - Teaching Teen Art Studio at Gage College Of The Arts - Seattle, WA

  • May-Dec - Tacoma Night Market Vendor

  • Downtown Tacoma Market Vendor

  • Sodo Flea Market Vendor

  • Tractor Tavern Flea Market Vendor

  • Gig Harbor Night Market Vendor

  • July- Art On The Ave Vendor

2017

  • May - Adjunct Artist - The Northwest School - Public Art Class - Mural painting - Seattle, WA

  • May - Teaching Teen Art Studio at Gage College Of The Arts - Seattle, WA

  • July - City Of Shoreline 2017 Pop-Up Pianos Program - Shoreline, WA

  • September - Teaching Artist - Gage College Of The Arts TAS at BAM - Bellevue, WA

  • October - Teaching Artist - Gage College Of The Arts TAS at BAM - Bellevue, WA

2016

2013

  • Gildas Club Donated Mural with Game Not Fame - 1400 Broadway – Seattle, WA 98122

2012

  • October - Painting Demo - Arts Crush

  • June - Partnership - Urban Artworks Youth Program, City Of Seattle, and Jake Wagoner - Music Is Life Mural -2200 S. Jackson St. - Seattle, WA 98144