MFA, Vermont College of Fine Art
Post-baccalaureate studies, Virginia Commonwealth University
BS, Virginia Tech
Intermedia and Mixed Media Studio
Brad Birchett is a mixed and intermedia artist who lives and works in Richmond, Virginia where he is an Instructor and Advisor for VCU School of the Arts. Brad’s work investigates time through making, recording, and other physical movements.
Brad has shown at national venues such as Myers Gallery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Bowery Gallery in New York, Delicious Spectacle Gallery in D.C., Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, New Jersey, and The Center for Book Arts in New York. His work has also been in international exhibitions at Philara Gallery in Dusseldorf Germany, Crou’n Haitai Gallery in Seoul Korea, and Imagine Gallery in Beijing China.
Brad is an Emeritus Member of 1708 Gallery, has given lectures for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, University of Mary Washington, and VCU Honors College. He has curated exhibitions including Richard Carlyon: A Retrospective — Interval at 1708 Gallery.
Most recently, Brad was part of the juried exhibition and conference for Tasmeem: Analogue Living In A Digital World, The Biennial International Art and Design Conference, Juried Exhibition, Jurors: Amber Esseiva, Karim Sultan, VCU, Doha, Qatar. It was a sound art piece that was recorded with analog techniques and mixed digitally called ‘A Walk Across Pluto’.
He also had a documentary photograph and essay published in the academic arts journal HERE 2, published by Vermont College of Fine Art. The piece was titled Sight Point and the subject was arts pedagogy, context, and speed.