Colleen RJC Bratton
b. 1989 Kennewick, WA
Seattle, WA
colleenrjcbratton[at]gmail.com

Education
2012 BA with honors, Visual Arts and Philosophy, Seattle University

Selected Exhibitions
Upcoming/Current:
October 2018, Every Movement Reveals Us, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR
January 2019, Solo show TBA, SPAC Gallery, Seattle, WA
March 2019, By and By, Durden & Ray, Los Angeles, CA

Past:
Solo + Collaborative Exhibitions
2018  Sanctuary, Bethany Presbyterian, Seattle, WA
Good Mourning, SOIL, Seattle, WA
Far Out, Pleat Gallery, Online (Columbia, MO based), (with Michelle Weinberg)
2017  Settling In, Frye Art Museum Store, Seattle, WA
         Lens Therapy, Outer Space, Myrtle Edwards Park, Seattle, WA
         Sitting with Reality, Velouria, Seattle, WA
2016 Settling In, Velouria, Seattle, WA
         Real Time, ArtsWest, West Seattle, WA (with Polina Tereshina)
2015 Relaxed, Kinsey Gallery, Seattle, WA
         Made Personal, The Alice Gallery, Seattle, WA (with Joe Rudko + Serrah Russell)
         Not a Void, Two Shelves, Seattle, WA
2013 Recollections, Edie's, Seattle, WA
2012 Release, Hunthausen, Seattle, WA

Group:
2018  Becoming American: Louder in the dark, SOIL, Seattle, WA
Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY (Curator/Artist)
2017  Support System, Mount Analogue, Seattle, WA
         Tech Support (curator & web designer), SOIL, Seattle, WA
         Forever 22+, Specialist, Seattle, W
         Seven Bodies/New Members' Show, SOIL, Seattle, WA
         Portal, Coral, Seattle, WA
2016 Patron, 300 S Washington St, Seattle, WA
2015 NEPO 5K Don't Run, Seattle, WA
        Out of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle, WA
        The Air Around It, Wright Gallery, Northport, MI
        Cairo May Art Show, Cairo, Seattle, WA
2014 Gallery 110's 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
         NEPO 5k Don’t Run, Seattle, WA
2013 Particles on the Wall, Ecotrust, Portland, OR
2012 Alternative Education, TARL, Seattle, WA

Residencies
2017/2018 Cascadia Residency
2017 Vermont Studio Center
2016 Vermont Studio Center

Awards
Cascadia Residency, Pacific Northwest, 2017/2018
Emily Mason Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, 2016
Departmental Honors, Seattle University, 2012
Koelsch Fine Art Scholarship, Seattle University, 2011

Professional Experience
2017-Present Member, SOIL Art Gallery
2015-2016     Studio Assistant, Marela Zacarias 
2011-2012      Curatorial Assistant, Gage Academy of Arts
2009-2014    Gallery Guide, Frye Art Museum

Publications + Online Features
2018 ArtMaze Mag: Summer Issue 8
Reflection on Sanctuary, Bethany Presbyterian Arts, Serrah Russell & Kyle Turver
2017     Colleen RJC Bratton: The Public Rainbow, Open House NYC, Debbi Kenote and Til Will
            Studio Visit: Colleen RJC Bratton, PLEAT, Bethanie Irons
            With Tech Support, Seattle Artists Try Plugging In To Tech Wealth, The Stranger, Emily Pothast
            A Software Developer Visits an Art Show About Tech, City Arts, Margo Vansynghel
2016    Artist Spotlight: Colleen RJC Bratton, BOOOOOOOM, Kimi Hamada
            An Interview with Colleen RJC Bratton, Velouria, Hannah Ruth Levi
2015    Between the Shelves, Two Shelves, Jessica Powers
            Studio Visits, Temple of Cairo, Katherine Humphys and Emily Pothast
            Chasing Storms in the Midwest, Vignettes Exported, Colleen RJC Bratton