J a n e t   B r u e s s e l b a c h

(310) 617-3366

69-60 108th St. Apt. 517
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Figurative oil painter, designer, and writer looks to join energy and intelligence with others involved with culture, sustainability, science and technology; seeks artist assistantship, graphic design, teaching position, gallery or agent.



2002- 2006


Master of Fine Arts in Painting, New York Academy of Art
NYAA 111 Franklin St., New York, NY 10013

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration
& Concentration in History, Philosophy, & Social Sciences.
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
2 College St. Providence, RI 02903 GPA: 3.34

Crossroads School for the Arts and Sciences.
Santa Monica, CA (310) 829-7391 SAT: 750M 760V







Summer program in painting and history, Rome, Italy

Art/Technology History Course at Columbia U., NY

Summer Session classes, U.C.L.A.

California Art Institute, Westlake.

O'Neill Fine Art Studio, Malibu, CA

Employment History









Curator of A Gathering of the Tribes gallery, 285 E 3rd St. New York, NY 10009 www.tribes.org

- Coordinated with and selected artists for shows in an alternative exhibition space owned by Steve Cannon. (212) 674-8262
Art Editor for 2010 issue of Tribes' magazine.

Bookseller, Shakespeare & Co., 716 Broadway, New York, NY

- Retail clerk responsible for friendly customer service, register, shelving, textbooks, some merchandising.
(212) 529-1330 Mike Mah, Rebecca Lambrecht

Library Assistant, New York Academy of Art.  Kristine Paulus, Kristine@nyaa.edu

Intern, Location One nonprofit arts organization, 26 Greene St., NYC
Steve Cukierski, steve@location1.org, Ligorano/Reese

Art Director, Chromed Productions.  Game design. 
Irfaan Chaudhry, irfaanc at gmail; Adam Kenney, sn0wshrew at gmail

Intern, Society of Illustrators, 128 E. 63rd St. New York, NY 10021 (212) 838-2560

Gallery Installer for RISD Exhibitions, 62 Prospect St. Providence, RI 02903
Supervisor: Mark Moscone, mmoscone@risd.edu, (401) 454-6141

Tor Books, 175 5th Ave., New York, NY, Internship with art director Irene Gallo, Irene.gallo@tor.com

Exhibition History

May 2011

September 2010

October 2009

May 2009

12/12 2007

3/8-3/13, 2006

3/2-3/7, 2006

May 2005

10/28-11/5, 2004

"I Hate Art" solo exhibition at A Gathering of the Tribes, 285 E 3rd St., New York, NY

UNPOP curator, multimedia show on peripheral play with consumption and commodity at Tribes
Jenny Bhatt, James Mercer, Sam Pocker, Lauren Hoffen, Washington Chavez, Rita Alves

Nothing For Itself at A Gathering of the Tribes, 285 E 3rd St. New York, NY

A Figurative Reconstruction, New York Academy of Art, 111 Franklin St., NYC

Group show, Sebrof International at the New York City Hungarian Cultural Institute

Illustration Department Senior Show,
Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

Senior Show, RISD Illustration Gallery,
Providence, RI

Burleson Painting Competition,
First Place Junior Award

Junior Show (Exhibitor & Curator),
RISD Illustration Gallery, Providence, RI



-  Traditional representational painting, photography, instruction in old and new art media
-  Gallery administration and maintenance.
-  Communication, writing, editing, copy editing, blogging, social media
-  Computer game and user interface design, project coordination, graphic design
- Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, MS Office , Maya, Mac, Windows, html , css, php