'raven's dream'






'wedding gift'




Brandie Maddalena


I compose unexpected interactions by incorporating commonly ignored

people or objects, to remind myself that life is magic.



San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.  BFA Degree.1998 – 2000                                  Major:  New Genres.

San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA. Major:  Fine Arts    1994 – 1998



San Francisco Art Institute BFA Merit Scholarship               1998

San Francisco Art Institute BFA and PB Grant                    1998


Installations, Actions, Social Sculpture & Solo Exhibitions


“Objective/Ojectivo”                                    2005

La Esquina de Bodegas, Santo Tomas, Ensenada, B.C., Mexico. 

Solo Exhibition.


Dot-to-Dot                                                    1999 - 2004

Collaboration with Jason Rogalski.  Baja California & California.  www.dottodott.org.  Social Sculpture.

Las Gitanas/The Gypsies                                  2002

“Un Solo Sol”.  Salsipuedes, BC, Mexico.  July 6 - 8.  Installation.

Las Sombras.                                                 2002

“Cultura a la Mano Inauguration”.  Rosarito, BC, Mexico. 

June 8 – July 30.  Installation.

The Offering                                                 2001

Punta La Gringa, Bahia de Los Angeles, BC, Mexico. 

10am – 11:20am,  July 7.  Action & Installation.

Memory Ball                                                  2001

Giorgio Santini Fine Art Gallery.  Rosarito, BC, Mexico.  7pm – 10pm, June 30.

Sushi Visual and Performance Gallery.  San Diego, CA.  7pm – 11:30pm, June 29.

Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles, CA.  6pm – 10pm, June 28.  Action.

Baggage                                                      2001

San Francisco International Airport, Munich International Airport,

Los Angeles International Airport

April 15 – May 3,  Traveling Exhibition for Baggage Handlers.

The Preserve: An Heirloom Collection.                     2000

Diego Rivera Gallery.  San Francisco, CA.  May 22 –27. 

Installation, Solo Exhibition.

The Landing                                               2000

Market Street from Bryant to Divisidero,  San Francisco, CA. 

9am – 4:30pm, January 13.  Action.

Receding.                                                    1998

Market Street from Powell to Turk,  San Francisco, CA. 

10am – 12pm,  September 18.  Action.


Group Exhibitions


“Inaugración del Centro Municipal de Arte y Cultura”.    2004 

 Centro Municipal de Arte y Cultura. Playas de Rosarito. B.C., Mexico.

“Graduating BFA Class of 2000”.                                 2000

 Walter and McBean Gallery. San Francisco, CA.      

“Woman”.   Diego Rivera Gallery.  San Francisco, CA.                 2000       

“Action Figure”.   Blasthaus.  San Francisco, CA.                1999      

“Emerging Consciousness”.   IP Gallery.  San Diego, CA.        1998      

“Wild Women”. Sushi Visual and Performance Gallery. San Diego, CA. 1997             



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all images ©Brandie Maddalena 2006