Arden Bendler Browning Arden Bendler Browning


Arden Bendler Browning
b. 1975, lives and works in Philadelphia, PA
studio: 1400 N American St., #206, Philadelphia PA 19122 |

MFA in Painting, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA, 2003
Graduate Seminar in Art Theory/Art Criticism, Temple University Rome, Italy, 2003
MSA in Painting, with High Distinctions, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia, 2000
BFA in Art, with college and university honors, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997
Study Abroad at Temple University, Rome, Italy, 1996

2021, Escape Routes, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
2020, (virtual exhibition) Quarantine Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery (online), Philadelphia, PA
2019, Sightreading, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2019, Places to Be, Tinney Contemporary, Concept Space, Nashville, TN
2018, All at Once, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas
2018, All at Once and Sequences, with Carol Mode, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
2017, Relativity, Knauer Gallery, West Chester University, curated by Kate Stewart
2017, Nonstop, Permanent Public Art Commission for City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia International Airport, Terminal E, selected as a Percent for Art Project
2017, Carved Time, Painting Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA, curated by Charles Browning and Marcellino Stuhmer
2012-2013, Clickpath, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2012, Upheaval, Philadelphia International Airport, Terminal E, Philadelphia, PA.
2011,Fall SOLOS, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA.
2011, Splinters, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.
2010, Wind Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA.
2009, Pattern Language, AHN|VHS Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2009, Solo Series 2009, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA.
2008, Urban Reef, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA.
2004, Instability, University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA.

2021-2022 "A Fluid and Emphatic Now", The Bobby Collection by Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN, curated by Joshua Edward Bennett
2021-2022 "Fields and Formations", The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE, and Katzen Art Center of American University, Washington, DC, curated by Kristen Hileman
2021 "RIPE", Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2021 "Karmic Joy", Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2020 "Summer Collective", Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2020 (virtual) and 2019 (physical), “its the new everything”, with Brian Alfred, Trisha Holt, and Phaan Howng, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, curated by Lindsay Landfried
2019, "Distant Snapshots", Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
2019, Things to Come, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville
2019, Philadelphia Fine Art Fair, with Bridgette Mayer Gallery
2019, Art on Paper 2019, Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC Greensboro
2018, Aqua Art Miami, with Bridgette Mayer Gallery
2018, Group Holiday exhibition, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
2018, Bread and Butter, Galleri Urbane, Dallas TX
2016-2017, The Death of Impressionism? Disruption and Innovation in Art, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown PA, curated by Kirsten Jensen
2016, Philadelphia Painters, Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, curated by Mark Mahosky
2015, Summer Show, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014, Art Silicon Valley, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, San Mateo, CA
2014 & 2013, Benefit Exhibition, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014, Young & Fun: Abstraction, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2013, Dallas Art Fair, Bridgette Mayer Gallery Booth, Dallas, TX
2013 & 2012, Art Miami, Bridgette Mayer Gallery Booth, Miami, FL
2012, Shifting Speeds, curated by Andrea Packard, The Painting Center, New York, NY.
2012, Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Temple Gallery, curated by Rob Blackson, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Karmic Abstraction, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Collage Perspectives, curated by Andrea Packard, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.
2011, Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts ,Philadelphia, PA, curated by Julien Robson
2011, CONSTRUCT, curated by Amie Potsic, CFEVA Fellows, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Victory for Tyler: Works on Paper, juror: Robert Storr, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Introductions: 2011, CFEVA 2011 CDP Fellows, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Paint Snob 2011, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR.
2010, Seepages, curated by Caroline Lathan-Stiefel, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
2010, On the Rise, curated by Jenny Laden, The Art Gallery at City Hall, Philadelphia, PA.
2010, Paint Snob 2010, Gallery 500X, Dallas, TX.
2009, Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2009, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.
2009, Group Show Benefit, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2009, Rack and File: Selected Works from the Flat File, AHN|VHS Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2009, Crossing Lines, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.
2009, 23rd International Juried Exhibition, juror: Adelina Vlas, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ.
2008, Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA, juror:
William Pym,
2008, Paint Snob Invitational, McLennan Community College CSC Gallery, Waco, TX.
2006, One Planet, One Experiment, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2006, Works on Paper: 2006, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA.
2004, Junto, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2004, Philadelphia Selections:5, Paley/Levy Galleries, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2003, MFA Biennial: The Future is Now, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

2020 Interlude Artist Parent Residency finalist
2019 Creative Capital, semi-finalist for artist grant
2019 Art on Paper 2019, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2018 White Columns curated registry
2016 Purchase, Pennsylvania Convention Center
2013 New American Paintings, NE edition
2014 Finalist, Percent for Art commission competition, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Short-list, West Prize, West Collection, Oaks, PA.
2011, Fellow, CFEVA Career Development Program, 2011-2012, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, Finalist, SOLOS, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA.
2010, Finalist, Fleisher Challenge Exhibition Series.
2010, Inclusion in Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York, NY.
2010, Inclusion in Pierogi Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY.
2009, New American Paintings, Mid-Atlantic edition
2009, Honorable Mention, 23rdInternational Juried Exhibition, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ.
2004, Visiting Artist, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
2004, Resident Artist, Ora Lerman Trust, Laceyville, PA.
2002, University Fellowship, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1997, University Honors; College of Fine Arts Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
1997, Samuel Rosenberg Award, Carnegie Mellon University School of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.

2021, Nolan, Joe, "Crawl Space", featured write up on solo exhibition "Escape Routes" at Tinney Contemporary, August 5
2020, Amino, Elisa Wouk, “A View from the Easel During Times of Quarantine”, Hyperallergic, May 1
2019, Nolan, Joe, “Crawl Space : December 2019, Tinney Contemporary’s Things to Come”, December 5
2019, Gempel, Natalie, “Five Dallas Art Shows You Must See This December”, D Magazine, December 2
2019, Nolan, Joe, “Crawl Space : Places to Be at Tinney Contemporary”, Nashville Scene, April 4 (with image)
2018, Sitkin, Rachel, The Studio Visit, “Arden Bendler Browning”, feature, November 11
2018, Camplin, Todd, Modern Dallas blog, “Bread and Butter, curated by Adrian Zuniga”, August 20
2018, Patron Magazine (image)
2018, Camplin, Todd, ModernDallas blog, “It’s a New Year of Art in Dallas!”, February 13
2016, Shrift, Gwen, Bucks County Courier-Times, “Michener Museum looks at how New Hope School impressed later artists”, December 11.
2014 Findlay, Lauren, The artblog, “Young and Fun: Abstraction at Bridgette Mayer Gallery”, (with image of “Interim”), July 14.
2014, Newhall, Edith. “Summer Fun”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 27.
2013, New American Paintings blog, “Must see Painting Shows: January 2013”, January 9.
2013, Arthurs, Maegan, The artblog, “Chaos and harmony in Arden Bendler Browning’s cityscapes at Bridgette Mayer Gallery”, January 3.
2012, Prichard Manko, Marni, Philadelphia Style, “map quest”, December.
2012, Rabarison, Karolle, The Morning News, “Street Skew”, December 3.
2012, Newhall, Edith, The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Bendler Browning’s Kaleidoscopic Images”, December 23.
2011, Proctor, Kenneth, “Arden Bendler Browning: Exuberant Chaos,”Drawing; volume 9, issue 34. © Interweave Press, LLC.
2011, Newhall, Edith.“Painterly Collage”, (with image of “Lag”), The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 26.
2011, Newhall, Edith.“‘Karmic Abstraction’ brings a tint of turquoise to renovated Bridgette Mayer Gallery,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 20.
2011, Grennan, Kira.“Five Artists Collage”, Inliquid Art + Design Blog, November 16.
2011, Campello, Lenny.“AAC Fall Solos 2011”, Old Town Crier and American Contemporary Art Magazine, November 11.
2011, Dube, Ilene. Central Jersey. “Urbanism: Reimagining the Lived Environment at PAFA.” Central Jersey,  August 17.
2011, Murphy, Mary. The artblog. “Intimacy and Dynamism in PAFA's Urbanism.” the artblog, August 10.
2011, Wasserman, Burt. “Urbanism.” Icon, August.
2011, Sozanski, Edward. “Urbanism Focuses on Renewal and Decay in Cities.” Philadelphia Inquirer, July 31.
2011, Fabbri, Anne R. “The City We Inhabit (but never saw).” Broad Street Review, July 9.
2011, Rochester, Katherine. “July First Friday Picks.” ,Philadelphia Weekly, June 29.
2011, Donohoe, Victoria. “Emerging Visual Artists Exhibit at the Icebox.” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 24.
2011, Donohoe, Victoria. “Artful images of abandonment.”, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 25.
2011 Carey, Ryan. “Now See This: CFEVA presents their 2011 fellows.”Philadelphia City Paper, February 3.
2010, Rosof, Libby. The artblog. “Last Chance: Fleisher Challenge.” the artblog, November 20.
2010, Minutella, Erica. The artblog. “Wind Challenge curator conversation with Sue Spaid at Fleisher Art Memorial.” The artblog,  November 16.
2010, Sigrist, Peter. Polis.“Featured Artist: Arden Bendler Browning.” Polis, September 4.
2010, Fox, Catherine. “Caroline Lathan-Stiefel and crew make "Seepages" worth a view, at Whitespace.” ArtsCriticsATL, July 10.
2010, Fox, Catherine. Access Atlanta. “Context shapes message of pieces in Whitespace show.” Access Atlanta,  July 8. Sirlin, Deanna. “Artists exchange ideas, techniques in ‘Seepages’. Creative Loafing Atlanta, July 2.
2010, Salisbury, Stephan. “Debut of new gallery - and emphasis on arts and culture - at City Hall.” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 17.
2010, Fallon, Roberta. “Art Time, Summer in the City: Art Gallery in City Hall.” Philadelphia Weekly, June 15.
2009 Baer, Shaun. “It’s Christmahanakwanzakah Time, People: Year in Review.” Funnel Pages, December 21.
2009, Rosof, Libby. The artblog. “First Friday Layer Cake.” the artblog, October 8.
2009, Rupp, Jaqueline. ”Spring Solo Series @ Abington Art Center.” Uwishunu, March 13.
2009, Holden, Joanne. “Abington Scores with Four Dynamic ‘Solos.”Times Chronicle, March 11.
2008 Donohoe, Victoria. “Meyer at Main Line.” Philadelphia Inquirer, November 14.
2006 Hill, Lori. “Paper Champion.”The City Paper, April 13-19.
2006, Rosof, Libby. The artblog. “Anti-Matter and Fresh Air at Arcadia.” the artblog, April 5.
2004, Sozanski, Edward J. “Young and Talented.” Philadelphia Inquirer, December 24.
2004, Fallon, Roberta. “Editor’s Pick: ‘Junto.’”Philadelphia Weekly, December 22.
2004, Rice, Robin. “Shiny Happy People.” The City Paper, August 26.
2004, Fallon, Roberta. “Young at Art.” Philadelphia Weekly, June 20.

2021 I Like Your Work podcast interview with Erika Hess, "Making Space in Painting, Virtual Reality, and in a City"
2021 "Fields and Formations" catalog, with essays by Kristen Hileman and Jennie Hirsh
2018 “Arden Bendler Browning : Australian Road Trip Sketches and Smartphone Photos / January-April 2018”, full color artist book, self-published with Bridgette Mayer Gallery.
2013 New American Paintings #104, juror: Nina Gara Bozicnik
2012 Drawing, “Exhuberant Chaos”, by Ken Procter, Summer issue.
2011 Karmic Abstraction, catalogue, with essay by John Yau.
2011 International Painting Annual #1, Manifest Gallery, Cincinatti, OH.
2009 Drawing, "Effective Use of Color", by Ken Procter, Summer Issue.
2009 International Drawing Annual #4, Manifest Creative Research and Drawing Gallery, Cincinatti, OH.
2009 New American Paintings #81, juror: George Kinghorn, Director, University of Maine Museum of Art.

2021, mentor, crit group crew program and individual studio critiques, Artist/Mother Podcast community
2020, artist parent interview with Hilary Doyle, Little Studio Assistants
2020, blog feature, "A Parent Story : Arden Bendler Browning", Quadrat Academy, Philadelphia, PA
2020, panelist, Virtual panel talk on artist mothers who homeschool, hosted by Artist/Mother Podcast founder Kaylan Buteyn
2020, virtual artist talk/studio visit, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2020, studio visit for Tyler School of Art MFA Painting
2019, visiting artist leture and VR painting workshop, Spalding University, Louisville, KY
2019, studio visit for Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Young Collectors studio tours with contemporary curator Jodi Throckmorton
2017, visiting critic, Moore College of Art
2017, studio visits for Maryland Institute College of Art Professional Practice courses
2017, studio visits for Tyler School of Art Advanced Painting classes
2017, artist talk, West Chester University (open to public)
2017, artist panelist, Percent for Art public art competition, City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy
2012, artist lecture, University of the Arts MFA Program, Philadelphia, PA
2012, mentor to MFA painting student, University of the Arts MFA program
2012, visiting artist and artist mentor, University of the Arts M.F.A. Program, Philadelphia, PA
2012, "Looking in Philadelphia", panel discussion with Mary Seton Corboy, Amy Hillier, and Kenneth Finkel, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
2011 “Collage Perspectives”, panel discussion with Chie Fueki, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Ken Kewley, Elizabeth O’Reilly, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
2011, Art Salad, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
2011, "The Role of Place in Contemporary Art", Panel Discussion with Roberta Fallon, Libby Rosof, Mark Harris, Greg Cook, and Ben Petersen, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

The West Collection, Oaks, PA
Dream Hotel, Nashville, TN
Toyota Collection, Plano, TX
City of Philadelphia/Philadelphia International Airport
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Pinnacle Bank, Nashville, TN
Frost Tower Art Collection, San Antonio, TX
Loghaven Artist Residency, Knoxville, TN