Brittany Brett

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Brittany Brett

United States

Brittany Brett is committed to documenting the causes and effects in life: the willed and the involuntary. Whether it be a photograph or painting, her work is embodied with raw and unrestricted emotion. For over a decade, Brett has focused on equine and figurative paintings. 

Brittany is from Jupiter, Florida. She began her education in the arts in West Palm Beach and  holds degrees in both Photography and Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she competed on the number one Nationally Ranked Equestrian Team for four consecutive years. She continued her education in New York at the International Center of Photography, Art Students League of New York and frequents the Society of Illustrators. She also spearheaded an Arts program for victims of Human Trafficking in Harlem at GEMS, The Girls Educational Mentoring Service. She is currently  a member of the International Equine Artist Association. Her work has been exhibited in cities and towns such as Bridgehampton, NY, East Hampton, NY, Greenwich, CT, West Palm Beach, FL, Wellington, FL, New York City and in Provence, France.

Brittany’s photography displays a documentary approach while her passion for painting is translated in her attention to lighting and color.

Her polo photography is published in the ASSOULINE books titled “Wellington” and “Palm Beach”. Self Published books are titled ‘Andalusians’ and ‘Valiente’. In 2012, her painting  ‘Quintessence’ was chosen as the iconic Hampton Classic Horse Show poster. The original work is now in the King of Morocco’s private collection, who has a passion for International Showjumping. Her oil painting commissions are often lifesize or larger, ranging from the likes of a five foot by eight foot Olympic Dressage portrait to a full body portrait of a jumper (horse) which is in a permanent collection in California. Dacia Gallery of New York City featured an oil painting portrait of jockey, Mike Smith, the winner of the 2018 Triple Crown. Her racehorse paintings and drawings are currently located in a private collection in Savannah, GA.

Oil paintings have been featured in 'Hamptons Magazine', on two covers of 'Dan's Papers'. SCAD equine studies brochures, as an invitation for The Palm Beach Easter Seals Kentucky Derby Day Party and more. Brittany Brett was commissioned to design the official 'TurtleFest' poster for The Loggerhead Marine life Center, located in Juno Beach, Florida. She donated the 100 percent of sales from the original art and posters to the Marinelife Center.nOver the years she has donated works to many organizations, such as The Museum of Polo, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, American Breast Cancer Foundation and The Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire.

 

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