Brian Burt

"I try to represent a small flicker of a moment, that sometimes may have a sly or humorous meaning, and other times it may just be one of those moments that causes us to take a momentary pause in a life that is forever wanting us not to. "

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Brian's official training in art started at Miami University (Oxford OH). After graduating in 98' with a BFA in painting he moved to Minneapolis to serve a three year apprenticeship at The Atelier School of Fine Arts. Over the past eight years he have moved from oil painting to pastels then back to oils again, all the while trying not to fall into the mode of being a "Figurative Painter", a "Still Life Painter", or a "Landscape Painter." For these past years I have been working towards the goal of simply being A Painter of what I see, which sometimes is right in front of my eyes, and other times in the back of my head. Either way I try to represent a small flicker of a moment, that sometimes may have a sly or humorous meaning, and other times it may just be one of those moments that causes us to take a momentary pause in a life that is forever wanting us not to. My official training in art started at Miami University (Oxford OH). After graduating in 98' with a BFA in painting I moved to Minneapolis, with my wife Jennifer, to serve a three year apprenticeship at The Atelier School of Fine Arts. Over the past eight years I have moved from oil painting to pastels then back to oils again, all the while trying not to fall into the mode of being a "Figurative Painter", a "Still Life Painter", or a "Landscape Painter." For these past years I have been working towards the goal of simply being A Painter of what I see, which sometimes is right in front of my eyes, and other times in the back of my head.