Brian Schorn

  • New York, USA
Brian Schorn is an American multi-disciplinary artist practicing out of his Studio Rubedo workshop where he uses a variety of media including assemblage, collage, painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. He has an extensive education in the arts with MFA degrees in visual art, electronic music, creative writing and graphic design. Since the 1980s, Brian's art has been displayed regionally, nationally and internationally in thirteen solo exhibitions and over seventy group exhibitions. He has attended artist residencies throughout the United States including Nevada, Iowa, Michigan, and Connecticut. Further, Brian's music, poetry and design have been performed, published, and exhibited throughout the world. Numerous public institutions and private collectors have acquired his work. In addition to being a professional artist, Brian has experience as an art/design educator, arts program developer, graphic designer, museum/gallery preparator and board member for various arts and nature organizations. He has also served as a volunteer for hospice and wildlife rehabilitation organizations. As a complement to his art experience, he is an avid naturalist, an outdoor adventurer and a meditation practitioner within the Tibetan and Zen Buddhist traditions. In 2018, Brian founded Studio Rubedo LLC, a contemporary art gallery and artist workshop in Alpena, Michigan. He exhibits his own work, plus curates solo and group exhibitions of local, regional, and national contemporary artists working in all mediums. He teaches a variety of educational art workshops and mentorship programs, hosts open studio events, and contributes to the local community through various volunteer roles.