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Brett Henrikson is an artist and professional who lives and works in New York, he received his MFA in 2019 from the School of Visual Arts, and holds a BFA in 2011 from the Rhode Island School of Design.  He has served a number of positions in the arts, from teacher to non-profit president. Brett is often processed based in his approach to art making and make work often in multiple mediums, he has created textiles, 3D printed sculptures, traditional photographs and wet plate photographs.  His current body of work Next Slide utilizes images from art history and alters them through slide scanning. Inspired by art history and bold enough to challenge it, Next Slide is a series focused on the remixing of art history that examines the ways we recognize images.



Current Roles
Arts Professional
Fine Artist

SVA - MFA -School of Visual Arts (2017-2019) Photography/Related Media, GPA 4.0
-Recipient of the SVA Alumni Society Grant - 2019
-Department Assistantship Grant - 2017-2019 (four terms, full time)

RISD - BFA -The Rhode Island School of Design (2007-2011) Photography

C.V./Show History
SVA – MFA Photo/Video & Related Media Thesis Exhibition
By Name — The Present
SoMad Studio — Anti-Thesis
SVA – Light, Chelsea Gallery
Loosen Art – Glitches & Defects, Rome
SVA – Spring Salon MFA Show

Nurture Art - 2018 Benefit Auction
SVA - Fall Salon MFA Show
SVA - Spring Salon MFA Show


Chrysler Museum Glass Studio - Vestibule 102
SVA - Fall Salon MFA Show
RISD - Summer Faculty Show
The Far Eastern Museum of Fine Art – Alternative Photography, Russia

Loosen Art - Vanitas, Italy
RISD - Summer Faculty Show
Peter Miller Fine Art- Mirror With A Memory
Acreati - Popup Amsterdam Fashion Week
Nave Gallery Annex - Mirror With A Memory
*Peter Miller Gallery - Chaotic Forms
Vermont Center for Photography - 2016 Annual Juried Show

Wellington B. Gray Galley - 9th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition
University of Northern Colorado - Wet Plate Collodion
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative - State of Photography
LightBox Gallery - The Photographic Nude
Cambridge Art Association - Photography NOW
Art Intersection - Light Sensitive
Providence Art Club - Earth Elements
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative - Obsession
Hera Gallery – Geometry
Peter Miller Gallery - 2nd Open Call Photosynthesis Gallery - A Mystery and a Dream
Carmel Visual Arts – Grotteschi – Exploring Hieronymus Bosch
Soho Photo – Alt. Process

Grin Gallery - Flat File Exhibition
Artwell Gallery - Side By Side - Two Person Show - Synthesis
Photography Center of Cape Cod - Shadows
Nave Gallery - Chaotic Forms
Vermont Center For Photography - Handmade
Center For Fine Art Photography - Black & White 2014
University OF North Dakota - Of Memory Bone And Myth
Nave Gallery - Toy Camera Show
Griffin Museum of Photography - 20th Annual Juried Show
Center For Fine Art Photography - Alternative Process
Lightbox Gallery - Altered View
Nave Gallery Annex - I've Been Every Where Man
As220 Project Space - Flat File

Nave Gallery - Picnic
Midwest Center for Photography -2013 Juried Exhibition
Artwell Gallery - In Camera
Brass & Bellows - An Alternative
Southwest Univ. for Visual Arts, Florence Quarter Gallery - By Any Means: Alternative
Photographic Processes
Darkroom Gallery - Skin
Central Falls Museum Project
Darkroom Gallery - Color Blind
Black Box Gallery - Contemporary Portraiture
Panopticon Gallery - What I Did On My Summer Vacation
Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition - Unhinged
Artwell Gallery - Show For A Show
Carmel Visual Arts - Nude Figure in Landscape

Outlaw Artisans -Naked in Pittsburgh
1650 Gallery - The Contemporary Nude
Linus Gallery - Life: Real and Imagined
Midwest Center for Photography - Grow
Newspace Center for Photography - 2012 Juried Exhibition

Red Eye Galley - Senior Thesis Two Person Show- Family Matters
Woods Gerry Gallery - RISD Senior Sculpture/Photography
Vermont Center for Photography - NoTech/LowTech

Blur Magazine, Issue 61, 2018
The Hand Magazine No.9, 2015
Seities Magazine, Macabre, 2015
The Hand Magazine No.4, 2014
Local Magazine, Summer & Fall 2014
Open To Interpretation - Love & Lust, 2013
Muse Magazine No.6 Vol. 3, 2013
Improper Bostonian Magazine, 2013
#Photography Magazine No. 6, 2013

Other Selection / Online Curations
Invisible Triangles, Interview, 2016
GUP Magazine, 2016 - Link
Fotofilmic 2015 - Shortlist #1, 2015 - Link
Lenscratch - Feature, 2015  - Link
Ghosttt - Interview, 2015
Aint bad Magazine – Feature, 2015  - 
RFotoFolio, Interview, 2014  - Link
Index of Refraction, 2014
Light Leaked, 2014
Fotofilmic 2013 - Shortlist #1, 2013  - Link
Photography Served, 2013

Visting Artist
The Rhode Island School of Design
Chrysler Museum Of Art Glass Studio
Governors School Of The Arts
The Rhode Island Foundation
The Vermont Center For Photography
St Anne Setton Academy
The Central Falls Museum Project
AS220 / New England Archivist Convention

NAVE Gallery & Peter Miller Fine Art -- Mirror with a Memory, Alternative Process in the 21st Century (Curator) 2015
Warwick Museum of Art – Natures Gifts (Juror) 2015
NAVE Gallery – NAKED (Curator)  2015
Artwell Gallery - In Camera II (Juror) 2014

SVA Alumni Society Grant - 2019
Pawtucket Arts Collaborative -2nd Place- The State of Photography, 2015
Honorable Mention - Darkroom Gallery - Skin, 2014
Honorable Mention - University OF North Dakota - Of Memory Bone & Myth, 2014
Finalist - Hariban Awards, 2014
RFotoFolio, Merit Winner, 2014
Gold Award - Artwell Gallery - In Camera, 2013
Honorable Mention - Carmel Visual Arts - Nude Figure In Landscape, 2013

Citation - from Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, 2013

President of the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative (501c3), 2015-2016
Graduate Leadership Rhode Island, Leadership Central Falls, Class 2013