Department Head

Rebecca Brienen, PhD


Art History Faculty

Rebecca Brienen, PhD

Irene Backus, PhD

Louise Siddons, PhD

Jennifer Borland, PhD

Shaoqian Zhang, PhD

Priscilla Schwarz, PhD

Mora Beauchamp Byrd, PhD


Graphic Design Faculty

Phil Choo, MFA

Pouya Jahanshahi, MFA

Justen Renyer, MFA

Ray Claxton, MFA

Elizabeth Berger, MFA


Studio Art Faculty

Angie Piehl, MFA

Mark Sisson, MFA

Chris Ramsay, MFA

Liz Roth, MFA

Jack Titus, MFA

Andy Mattern, MFA

Brandon Reese, MFA

Ginnie Baer, MFA

Teresa Holder, MA

Mark Wittig, MFA


See Also: Staff


 

 

Brandon Reese, MFA


Bowling Green State University
Associate Professor
Ceramics / 3D Design
Office:(405) 744-6016Fax:(405) 744-5767
Email: brandon.reese@okstate.edu

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Artist, Brandon Reese, works primarily with stoneware and porcelain. He received his BFA in sculpture from the Kansas City Art Institute where he became proficient in bronze, cast iron, steel, wood and ceramics. While in Kansas City he apprenticed with Jim Leedy until pursuing a graduate degree specializing in ceramics at Bowling Green State University. There, he had the privilege of working with artists Jun Kaneko, Don Reitz and Peter Voulkos. While at Bowling Green, he focused on salt and wood firing for creating unusual and varied surfaces on each sculpture. Upon graduation, Reese was hired by Oklahoma State University as an assistant professor of its newly expanded ceramics department. In addition to teaching, Reese regularly exhibits his large-scale ceramic sculptures. His work has been exhibited in Germany, Taiwan and across the United States. Gebert gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Scottsdale, Arizona represent his work. Although most of Reese’s exhibitions are ceramic sculpture, he balances teaching the hand-building techniques with wheel throwing pottery and functional vessels.

Reese’s work is predominately known for their simple, familiar forms created in a variety of methods and at such large scales that they push the traditional boundaries of ceramic art. His sculptures playfully and beautifully express the idea that relationships offer a unique ability to enhance the individual elements while simultaneously unifying them to create a powerfully emotional and visual experience.