Brandon Bauer

Assistant Professor of Art

B.F.A., Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.F.A, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Programs: Art

Brandon Bauer is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Wisconsin. His practice involves the critical use of collage, montage, the exploration of the contextual meaning of images and objects, as well as experimental mapping, and collaborative projects. Brandon has exhibited work in the Aces(s) electronic media festival in Pau, France, The European Media Arts Festival in Osnabruck, Germany, and at Project 101 in Paris among several other national and international venues. Brandon’s work has been produced in DVD editions, used as illustration for various editorial publications and books, and has been published in poster editions.

Brandon co-edited the book Peace Signs: the Anti-War Movement Illustrated, published in two editions and released in 2004. Gustavo Gili of Barcelona Spain published the Spanish language edition, and Edition Olms based in Zurich Switzerland published an English, French, and German language edition. In 2003 A DVD of Brandon’s early experimental video titled Signaldrift: a day under the city was released by the Paris based video art label Lowave. In 2009 the experimental-noise label FTAM released a DVD of Brandon’s collaborations with noise musician Peter J. Woods titled Hungry Ghosts.

Brandon received his BFA in painting from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 1996, and his MA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2008. Brandon was a 2009-2010 Distinguished Graduate School Fellowship (DGSF) recipient for the completion of his Master of Fine Arts in Intermedia from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Courses
ART 205 History of Photography and New Media
ART 280 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging
ART 380 Contemporary Photographic Strategies
ART 460 New Media
ART 480 Advanced Digital Studio