BIO


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Brise Birdsong is a San Diego based artist with an interest in all things involving: illustration, graphic design, book illustration, pet portraits, community art projects, gallery shows, teaching art, painting walls/utility boxes, acrylic painting, etc. She is always down something new, so if you have a project in mind, a wall to paint or a book to illustrate, hit her up!

PSST! If you are still wondering how to pronounce her name, it rhymes with Reese's pieces, your welcome. 


CV

Education

 Bachelors in Media Arts & Animation // Art Institute of California // San Diego // 2014

Street Art

10 + Boxes // CIVITA x Sudberry Properties // San Diego, CA // Jan 2017 - present

Mural // SILO x Makers Quarter // San Diego, CA // 2016

4+ Boxes // Visual Public Art Project x Visual Shop // San Diego, CA // 2014-2017

5+ Boxes // Fenton Marketplace x Sudberry Properties // San Diego, CA // 2014-2015

4+ Boxes // Rio Vista x Excell Properties // San Diego, CA // 2013-2014

Community Mural // Urban Collaboration x Barry Pollard // San Diego, CA // 2013

Group Exhibitions

"Contribution - Urban Contemporary Art in San Diego" // Curated by Visual Shop // San Diego City College // 2016

"Mythical Mermaids" // La Bodega Gallery // San Diego,CA // 2016

Teaching Experience

Children's Art Teacher & Graphic Designer // YY Art Center // Escondido, CA // 2017

Color Theory Instructor // College Bound Program x Art Institute of California-San Diego // San Diego, CA // 2016-2017

Books

Illustrated Children's Book // the Lonely Little Bumbershoot // written by Jeff & Brenda Edwards // Published 2014 by Three JellyBean Press // 62 pages

Awards

Bronze // "The Lonely Little Bumbershoot" //  Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards // 2017

Best Picture Book for "The Lonely Little Bumbershoot" // San Diego Book Awards // 2016

Related Experience

Staff // Wonderspaces //  San Diego, CA // 2017

Vendor // Art on Adams x Adams Ave //  San Diego, CA // 2017

Vendor // Art Street x College Area Business District //  San Diego, CA // 2017

Derpy Pet Portraits //  San Diego,CA  // 2017

Vendor // Block Market // Quartyard //  San Diego, CA // 2017

Volunteer // Seawalls: San Diego // PangeaSeed // San Diego, CA // 2016

Letterbrush/Handimals Artist // Kaman's Art Shoppes // San Diego Zoo // 2014-2017