Solo Exhibitions

        2012       Formless and DevotionalHyde Park Art Center, Cleve Carney Gallery, Chicago, IL

        2011       Bradley BiancardiTriton College Art Gallery, River Grove, IL

        2010       Curious Emanation2ND FLR Gallery, Chicago, IL

        2009       This Bike Deserves A PaintingGrey Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      Image Splimage:  New Paintings by Brad BiancardiEastern Expansion, Chicago, IL

        2007       Insistent Imagery:  Bird, Elevator, Gallery and Star WarsCrawl Space: Artist-Run Gallery, Seattle, WA

        2006       Piss PresidentCrawl Space: Artist-Run Gallery, Seattle, WA


        Selected Group Exhibitions

        2014       Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2014Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN

                             CUFF ∞ LESS Version Fest 14Center for Search and Research, Chicago, IL

        2013       Information ProcessorsUsable Space, Milwaukee, WI

                      Mixed TapeThe Bubbler at Madison Public Library, Madison, WI

                      The Power of Ten (Threewalls 10th Anniversary Benefit & Gala) – Salvage One & Threewalls, Chicago, IL

                      Roots & Culture 7th Annual Fundraiser Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL

        2012       Dear Resonance and the Memory Hole:  Bradley Biancardi and Zoe NelsonRoots & Culture, Chicago, IL

                      MDW FairMana Contemporary, Hyde Park Art Center booth, Chicago, IL

        2011       Let’s Be… FriendsResidence Gallery, Long Beach, CA

        2010       The Transforming State (Curated by Sumakshi Singh and Paola Cabal) – Religare Gallery, New Delhi, India

                      You Want Some Of This? (Juried by Keith Boadwee) – Corridor Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      New Works by Bradley Biancardi – Rachel Welling – Paul Yurkovich1013 Living Room, Chicago, IL

        2009       (Re)Collect (Curated by Francesca Wilmott) – Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

                      Paintpresent (Juried by Bobby Campbell) – Loudon House, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

                      Center Line (Curated by Oskar Friedl) – ZhouB Art Center, Chicago, IL

        2008       Bridgeport All*StarsCo-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL

        2007       a spectral glimpse – (Curated by Jim O'Donnell), Platform Gallery Seattle, WA

                      PERFECT LANDSCAPE:  Painting Broken DownThe LAWRIMORE Project, Seattle, WA

                      Urban Mixed Media and Architectural ShapesForm / Space Atelier, Seattle, WA

        2006       Current Works, Session One and TwoCrawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      Painted OnThe Hedreen Gallery, Lee Center for the Arts, Seattle, WA

                      Non-non-referential PaintingCrawl Space: Artist-Run Gallery, Seattle, WA

        2005       Collections – Crawl Space: Artist-Run Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      M.F.A. Thesis ExhibitionHenry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

        2004       4 X 4 (Juried by StrangeCo. Artist Organization) – Sandpoint Gallery, Seattle, WA

                      Works in ProgressJacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA


        Artist Lectures

        2014       University of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Guest Artist at Outside the Lines, Drawing Workshop

        2013       University of South Florida, Tampa, FL – Visiting Artist Lecturer 

        2012       University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD – Visiting Artist Lecturer 

                      Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA – Visiting Artist Critiques, Drawing Department

                      Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL – Conversation with the Artist: Formless and Devotional

        2008       Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL – Visiting Artist Lecturer, Drawing Department


        Education & Artist Residencies

        2014       The Atlantic Center for the Arts / Master Artist: Dana Schutz – New Smyrna Beach, FL

        2011       The Vermont Studio Center – Johnson, VT (Full Fellowship Joan Mitchell Foundation & VSC – August)

        2010       The ‘WhyNot Place’ Residency Programme, Religare Arts.i – New Delhi, India

        2005       M.F.A.   University of Washington, Seattle, Painting / Drawing

        2001       B.F.A.   Indiana University, Bloomington, Painting / Drawing

        1998       Syracuse University, Florence Italy, Overseas Study Program                                                      


        Curatorial Experience

        2013       Unique Hieroglyphics:  Astrid Fuller and Rachel Welling – River Grove, IL, Triton College Art Gallery

        2006       Non-non-referential Painting – Seattle, WA, Crawl Space: Artist-Run Gallery                                           


        Professional Experience

        2014 – present       School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Continuing Studies, Chicago, IL – Instructor: Painting and Drawing Critique

           2014 – present       William J. O'Brien Studio, Chicago, IL – Studio Manager       

        2012 – present       Marwen, Chicago, IL – Teaching Artist: Large-Scale Painting, Beginning Drawing, Abstract Painting

        2009 – present       Triton College, River Grove, IL – Adjunct Faculty of Art: Drawing I & Drawing II            

        2009 – present       Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL – Teaching Artist: Beginning & Advanced Painting, Beginning Drawing

        2013 – present       NFA Space, Chicago, IL – Freelance Preparator & Art Handler

        2009 – present       Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL – Freelance Preparator

        2008 – present       Self-Employed, Chicago, IL – Freelance Preparator & Art Handler

        2012 – 2013       ChiArts, Chicago, IL – Teaching Artist: Drawing II

        2008 – 2009       Harold Washington College, Continuing Education, Chicago, IL – Instructor: Painting and Drawing

        2006 – 2007       Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA – Instructor: Painting and Drawing

        2004 – 2005       University of Washington, Seattle, WA – T.A. (Instructor of Record), Intro to Drawing

        2004 – 2005       University of Washington, Seattle, WA – Teaching Assistant w/ Professor Ann Gale, Advanced Painting

        2001 – 2002       The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Education, Chicago, IL – Intern, Docent and Research Assistant

        2009 – 2012       Walsh Gallery, Chicago, IL – Chief Preparator

        2005 – 2006       Move This House, A & E Television Network, Screaming Flea Productions – Talent / Cast Member                                         


        Awards and Honors

        2014       City of Chicago DCASE IAP Grant Award

                      Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship Fund / The Atlantic Center for the Arts

        2012       CAAP Grant – Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture

        2011       CAAP Grant – Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture

                      Full Fellowship – Joan Mitchell Foundation / The Vermont Studio Center

                      Individual Artist Professional Development Grant – Illinois Arts Council

        2010       Residency Invitation – Religare Arts.i (1 of 16 / 400 applications)

        2007       Finalist – Betty Bowen Memorial Award for Artists (1 of 5 / 462 applications)

        2004       Boyer Gonzales Artist Scholarship

                      Nomination – Dedalus Foundation

                      Teaching Assistantship – University of Washington (Spring, Summer and Fall)

        2003       Research and Recognition Award – University of Washington

        2001       Merit Fraiser Award – National Society of Arts and Letters


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        Haug, Jim. “Atlantic Center for the Arts’ residency program lets artists loose”, The Daytona Beach News-Journal, 3/4/2014

        McAdams, Shane. “From the Curb in Milwaukee: Usable Space”, Bad At Sports, October 25, 2013

        Cristello, Stephanie. “Review: Bradley Biancardi and Zoe Nelson / Roots & Culture”, Newcity, June 5, 2012

        Johnson, Zachary. “Sitting down with Bradley Biancardi”, Sixty Inches From Center: Chicago Arts Archive, Feb. 27, 2012

        Clements, Dee. “An Interview with Brad Biancardi”, Online Art Blog, September 10, 2010

        Singh, Sumakshi. The Transforming State - 2010 WhyNot Place Residency Programme, Religare arts.i, 2010, p. 28-35

        Ghose, Anindita. “The Lounge Show: Weekly Review of the Arts”, & The Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2010

        Ghose, Anindita. “The State of Art”, & The Wall Street Journal, Saturday, August 3, 2010 

        John, Karuna. “Getting Creative”, Time Out – Delhi, Art, August 6 – 19 2010, pg. 51

        Maddox, Georgina. “The City and Its Djinns”, The Indian Express, New Delhi, Friday, July 16, 2010, pg. 6

        Bawa, Dr. Seema. “Changing Urban Landscapes”, The Asian Age, New Delhi, Sunday, 8 August, 2010, pg. 21 

        Archana. “Why Not Let CP Live?”, Mail Today, New Delhi, Friday, July 30, 2010, pg. 24 – 25

        Graves, Jen. Currently Hanging”, The Stranger SLOG, Monday, July 27, 2009

        Hackett, Regina. “Finding the door when you’re drunk”, Another Bouncing Ball, Art To Go, July 11, 2009

        Speckmann, Benjamin (photo). “Studios”, Proximity Magazine, Contemporary Art & Culture, Issue #4, Spring 2009

        Graves, Jen; Guay, Abigail. "Other Buildings, Decent People, Pink Ground”, The Stranger, VOL.17 NO.9, Nov. 8, 2007, p. 29

        Hackett, Regina. "Brad Biancardi's Enchanted Elevator Shafts”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 1, 2007

        Graves, Jen. "The Most Promising Young Painter in Seattle”, InVisible Podcast Interview, The Stranger, Wed., Oct. 31, 2007

        Graves, Jen. "Depth of Field”, The Stranger SLOG, Thursday, October 25, 2007

        Graves, Jen. "Seattle Art Museum, You Thrill Me”, The Stranger SLOG, Wednesday, September 26, 2007

        Graves, J. “Twelve Breakthroughs, A Dozen Seattle Artists… “, The Stranger, VOL. 16 NO. 39, June 7–13, 2007, pg. 30

        Staff writer, Artist-Run Crawl Space”, Seattle Where Magazine, November, 2006, pg. 44

        Lippens, Nate. “’Session One’ serves as a Crawl Space taste test”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, November 3, 2006

        Hackett, Regina. “Hidden talent sees the light of day at Crawl Space”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I), July 1, 2006, C1

        Hackett, Regina. “Group show ‘Painted On’ showcases a vibrant local art scene”, Seattle P-I, June 26, 2006, p. 28

        Hackett, Regina. “ ’Collection’ is fresh and inventive”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 2, 2005, pg. 33