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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 Seattle/Tacoma for the past 10 years. Joseph is a member of BLAM! in The Greenwood Collective. He has displayed work during Pioneer Square's First Thursday, West Seattle Artwalk, Rat City Art City, Phinneywood ArtUp, Georgetown's Art Attack, Blitz Capitol Hill, Fremont First Friday, SDC 2nd Thursday,  and at various Coffee Shops, Music venues, and Galleries in the Seattle/Tacoma Metropolitan area.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

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 Nearsigted 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

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 - 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

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

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

Community Outreach

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