Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Brian Gillis

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Eugene, OR
MacDowell Fellowships: 2014

Brian Gillis is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice examines intersections of history and related social outcomes. He is particularly interested in working with content that may have fallen on deaf ears, been buried over time, or obscured by something else. Gillis has exhibited nationally and internationally, including recent exhibitions at the Milwaukee Art Museum, CUE Art Foundation, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, and Heilongjiang University in China. He is an associate professor of art at the University of Oregon.



Brian Gillis worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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