Education
2023          MFA (Candidate), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
2020          BFA with Minor in Art History, The Center for Art & Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2021           Yellow Kid, Washburne Gallery, Eugene, OR

2021           (Over)Thinking of Your Pleasures, LaVerne Kraus Gallery, Eugene, OR

2019           She’s Got a Funny Way of Showing It, Picotte Gallery, Albany, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021            . . . (ELLIPSIS), LaVerne Kraus Gallery, Eugene, OR 

                    Maximum Self, Collarworks, Troy, NY

                    ventured inward only to arrive at the same place, LaVerne Kraus Gallery, Eugene, OR 

2020            Found Family, Queerly Collective Online Exhibition

                    Senior Thesis Exhibition, Esther Massry Gallery, Albany, NY
                    120° Intercollegiate Art Regional Exhibition, Juror: Danial Buckingham, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga

                     Springs, NY
2019            ACG Members’ Show, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
                     Itty Bitty, Picotte Gallery, Albany, NY
                     Creations: Collections & Connections, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
                     Triptych, Picotte Gallery, Albany, NY
2018            Critical Concepts, Picotte Gallery, Albany, NY
                     The Few Cubic Centimeters Inside Your Skull, Picotte Gallery, Albany, NY

Selected Honors & Awards

2021            Ina McClung Art Scholarship Fund, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2021            Winning Mural Design, Peaceprints of Western New York, Buffalo, NY

2020            Joe and Alone Fischer Scholarship Fund, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2020            Hy Rosen Award for Excellence in Drawing and Painting, Albany, NY
2016-20      Art Scholarship, The Center for Art & Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2016-20      Allentown Art Scholarship, Allentown Village Society, Buffalo, NY​

 

Selected Professional Experience

2021-pres.   Graduate Fellowship Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2020-pres.   Photographer, Emerald City Media Group, Eugene, OR
2019             Curatorial and Gallery Assistant Intern, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY

2017-20       Foundations Drawing Tutor, The Center for Art & Design, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
2016-20       Gallery Management Staff, Esther Massry Gallery, Albany, NY

Private Collections

Peaceprints of Western New York, Buffalo, NY

Allentown Village Society Collection, Buffalo, NY

Center for Art & Design Collection, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

Private Collection, Clarence Center, NY
Private Collection, Albany, NY
Private Collection, Key Largo, FL

 

Press & Publications 

"Collar Works kicks off its new season with three art exhibitions!" HudsonValley360 26 August 2021: Digital. HudsonValley360.com

“Buffalo’s First Criminal Justice Themed Mural by local artist Lily Wai Brennan,” Buffalo Rising 28 July 2021: Digital. Buffalorising.com 

“Mural by local Artist Lily Wai Brennan,” Empire State News 28 July 2021: Digital. Empirestate.news 

“A brush in both worlds,” Green Eugene 7 June 2021: 10-11. Print. 

Full CV available upon request.