Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program NOLA Studio Program Pilot 2013-2014 Brooke Pickett

Joan Mitchell Center Artist-in-Residence

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Brooke Pickett

Born in Shreveport, LA, Brooke Pickett is an artist currently living and working in New Orleans. Pickett earned a MFA in painting from the State University of New York at Albany and a BA in both Painting and Literature from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. She was an Artist-in-Residence at Hotel Pupik, Schrattenberg, Austria and at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Pickett has been a Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, and is the founder and director of Central City Artist Project, a non-profit residency program in New Orleans. Pickett is a member of The Front, and her work is included in numerous private and public collections, including a recent acquisition by the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Artist's website:

  • Closing in Against The Weather, 2011, oil on canvas, 6 x 4 feet.

  • Flotation Devices, 2011, oil on canvas, 4 x 6 feet.

  • I Don’t Have Any Role Models, 2011, oil on canvas, 4 x 6 feet.

  • Storage Facilities, 2012, oil on canvas, 4 x 6 feet.

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