Born in Southern California in 1976, Brian Goeltzenleuchter was raised in a culture that placed great value on consumption, display, and performance. Goeltzenleuchter’s artwork, interdisciplinary by nature, investigates the productive and dysfunctional elements of this,
Goeltzenleuchter earned his MFA at the University of California, San Diego. His work has been performed and exhibited nationally and internationally. Solo projects include: Five Stories or A Sit-Com for Anna, Huis Voor Beeldende Kunst, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Re:Sushi, A
Retooling, Sushi Performance and Visual Art, San Diego, CA. Group exhibitions include: In Praise of Folly, Phoebus Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Testbeeld, Public Artwork, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA; TIME FORMS,
Center for Research and Computing in the Arts (CRCA), La Jolla, CA; Ties that Bind: Construction of Home and Family in the Visual Arts, The University of Arizona. Brian is currently preparing for a large-scale installation at Gallery 500 in Portland, OR, as well as a forthcoming residency at the Vermont Studio Center. He divides his time between Southern California and Central Washington where he is Assistant Professor of Drawing at Central Washington University.
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