The thousands of artworks at SFMOMA offer countless opportunities to look closely and think deeply about some of the most amazing artists of our time. To celebrate both the artists on view in the newly expanded museum and the creative communities of the Bay Area, 50 Artists invites local artists and creative professionals to share how icons of modern and contemporary art matter to them. This week, Jennifer Brandon will talk about Jay DeFeo’s intuitive process and experimentation with materials.
Brandon’s photographic work reveals mysterious electric worlds and shifting landscapes of movement at the surface of everyday materials. She received her MFA at Mills College, preceded by an MA in 2005 and BA in 2004 in art with an emphasis in painting, at California State University, Northridge, as well as a BA in 1997 in English literature at San Francisco State University. Brandon has been included in exhibitions in the Bay Area at Stephen Wirtz Gallery, Headlands Center for the Arts, Swarm Gallery, Pro Arts Gallery, and The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art. Brandon teaches art at Mills College.