“My studio practice often fuses common household materials and ordinary life activities with semi-exotic art textures, supplies and procedures. I mix forms of art and life with emotional and ideological premises that culminate in artifacts that seem to find solace in concrete irreverence.”
Brett Reif is an artist who lives and works out of New Orleans, Louisiana. Influenced by arte povera, Reif specializes in non-traditional media wall work, sculpture and installation. Recently Brett Reif has been interviewed by Interalia Magazine ,an online magazine dedicated to the interactions between art, science and consciousness. Brett Reif has previously participated in a 3-year residency at The Studios Inc. in downtown Kansas City. Reif has had solo exhibitions at Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City, The Studios Inc. in Kansas City and The University of Kansas Art & Design Gallery in Lawrence, Kansas, along with group exhibitions at the Spiva Arts Center in Joplin, MO, Weinberger Fine Art in Kansas City and the Kansas City Artists Coalition in Kansas City.
Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Reif graduated from Loyola University with a BFA and received his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.