Reed van Brunschot is a Peruvian-Dutch visual artist best known for using sculpture, performance, installations, and video to explore memory and empathy through gestures embedded in everyday life. Emigrating from Lima, Peru, to the US as a child and later moving to the Netherlands, she’s had an in-depth understanding of the unspoken, the mistranslated, and the humor of the everyday.
Van Brunschot earned a BS in Fashion from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, a BFA in Fine Arts and Audio Visual from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie voor de Kunst in Amsterdam, in addition to an International Exchange Grant in Fine Arts with the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Van Brunschot has had solo exhibitions with Make Room, Los Angeles, MILK Gallery, Amsterdam and Inkijk, Amsterdam. Select group exhibitions include“Intersectionality”,Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; “Fair.” Spinello Projects, Miami; “Fonte”, Galeria Logo, Brazil; and “Uncut” in De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam. She received the 2015 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship and was artist-in-residence at Cannonball, Miami and AIRIE, Everglades. Most recently, van Brunschot’s It’s Like the River De Nile public artworkwas exhibited at the Bass Museums “Temporary Contemporary” in Miami Beach. As a recipient of the 2017 International Artist Fellowship, she is currently completing an MFA at USC Roski School of Art and Design.