About Brinille – A fine art photographer/”photo griot” whose images tell timeless stories of culture, celebrations, human emotions, the struggle for justice, triumph over tragedy, the simplicity and complexity of our daily lives and the wonders of nature.  

 

Exhibitions

2016 Group Exhibition Art National Children’s Hospital ‘Light of Our Future,” Washington, DC

2016 Group Exhibition Serengeti Gallery “Emerging Artists Exhibition,” Capital Heights, MD

2016 University of Maryland Baltimore County “Biennial Maryland Regional Juried Exhibition

2016 Dallas Creative Arts Center Annual Exhibition”

2016 Hill Art Center Galleries “Regional Juried Exhibition,” Washington, DC

2016 Group Exhibition Torpedo Factory “Caribbean Jubilee” Alexandria, VA

2016 Group Exhibition Pepco Gallery “Carnival: Celebrations of theAfrican Diaspora”   

  Washington, DC

2015 Group Exhibition Pepco Gallery “Light of the Ancestors,” Washington, DC

2014 Group Exhibition Ritz Camera, Exposure Group Exhibition, Bethesda, MD

2014 Group Exhibition Glen Echo Park Annual Photo Slam, Washington, DC

Collections

Private Collection Long Island, New York

Private Collection Silver Spring, Maryland

Private Collection Brooklyn, New York

Private Collection Alexandria, Virginia

Private Collection, Port Saint Lucie Florida

Recognition/Honors

2016 Art.Net “Faces of Humanity” International Art Exhibition, Honorable Mention

2014 Glen Echo Photo Slam, Honorable Mention

 

Publications

2017 Edition of American Art Collector 

Washington Project for the Arts 2016-2017 Artist Directory  

Washington Project for the Arts 2015-2016 Artist Directory

Cultural Outreach

2016 10-day Art and Cultural Engagement Visit to Cuba (Havana and Santiago)

2014 Featured Lecturer on William H. Johnson at the Johannes Larsen Museum, Denmark

2013 U.S. Cultural Ambassador (African-American Art History) Five Pakistani Art Universities

2012 U.S. Cultural Ambassador (African-American Art History) Five Pakistani Art Universities

2012 Managed/Directed U.S. Jazz Ambassadors Photography Exhibition Lahore, Pakistan

 

Education:

La Sorbonne Paris France, Modern Art History

Prince George’s Community College Photography Courses

Sam D’Amico/Former NYT Photojournalist– Personalized Instruction

 

Additional Experience/Skills

U.S. Department of State Cultural Heritage Working Group member, 2015 to present

Conference - Cultural Diplomacy: Influence and Partnerships to Maximize Impact, New York University (participant)

 

Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General, Lahore, Pakistan 2011-2013

Deputy Press Attaché, U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels, Belgium 2004-2006

Fluent in French and Turkish

 

Professional Affiliations:

Washington Project for the Arts

DC Arts Center

Black Artists of DC

© 2016 -2017 by Brinille Eliane Ellis

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