BRIAN MENKIS
455 1/2 King St.
Northumberland, PA 17857
301 655 6904
bmenkis@gmail.com

EDUCATION
Messiah College 2014
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art
and Honors College

Gordon IN Orvieto Program Fall 2012
Semester abroad in Umbria, Italy

WORK EXPERIENCE
Art Assistant in Sculpture 2015-Present
Bucknell University Art Department,
Lewisburg PA
Teaching assistant and shop technician
for the sculpture classes

Makerspace Technician 2016
Bucknell University,
Lewisburg PA
Supervision of makerspace studio with
3d printers, a laser cutter, vaccuum former, cnc router and other rapid prototype machines

Art Teacher’s Aid 2014-Present
Northumberland Christian School,
Northumberland PA
Volunteer postition assisting elementary
art classes and teaching ninth grade art

Electrician 2014-2015
Mark’s Electric, Dornsife PA
Residential electrical work

Sculpture Studio Proctor 2011-2014
Messiah College, Grantham PA
Studio maintenance
and student supervision

Summer Work Study May-August 2013
Messiah College, Grantham PA
Cleaning and maintenance of facilities,
inventory, fabrication of storage spaces
and work surfaces, assisting summer
graduate courses

Studio Assistant 2012
Ted Prescott, Grantham PA
Tasks ranging from cleaning and sharpening
to assisting in the construction of
sculptures and commissions

EXHIBITIONS
‘Art of the State 2016’ June-September 2016
State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

‘Mindscape’ April 2016
Samek Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA

‘Interior’ February-May 2016
Landis House, Newport, PA

‘PCCA First Annual Juried Exhibition’
October 2015- January 2016
Landis House, Newport, PA

‘SVC Guild Exhibit’ July 2015
Pennsylvania Guild Store, Lancaster, PA

‘Expressions of Freedom’ July 2015
Gallery on the Square, Millersburg, PA

‘Relationships’ June 2015
Metropolis Gallery, Mechanicsburg, PA

‘Monuments’ April 2015 (solo show)
Gallery:Edit, Richmond, VA

‘Senior Exhibition’ April 2014
Aughinbaugh Gallery, Grantham, PA

‘Absence/Presence’ March 2014 (solo show)
Community Room on King, Lancaster PA

‘Small Wonders’ December 2013
Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD

‘Mostra Colletiva’ December 2012
Gordon College, Orvieto Italy

‘Chesapeake Sculptors’ May-June 2012
Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD

‘Student Exhibition’ 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Aughinbaugh Gallery, Grantham PA

COMMISSIONS
‘Cleft’ 2015
Messiah College, Grantham PA

‘Firm Foundation’ 2014
InPart Magazine, Grantham PA

‘Homage to the Horsington Cross’ 2014
Jeff & Diane Martin, Rockville MD

ACHIEVEMENTS
3rd place in Sculpture
PCCA First Annual Juried Exhibition, Landis House, Newport, PA

Best Senior Entry 2014
Student Exhibition, Messiah College

Best Freshman Entry 2011
Student Exhibition, Messiah College

Presidential Scholarship 2010
Honors College, Messiah College

Congressional Art Competition 2010
District Winner