Austin Brady

Adjunct Faculty
BFA of Fine Arts with Honors, College for creative Studies, 2010 - 2016; MFA of Painting with a minor in Gender Studies, University of Notre Dame, 2016-2019

View some of Austin Brady‘s work

Austin Brady’s primary body of work advocates for a re-mapping of White, Midwestern, Working-class, American masculinity as he digests its cultural and material manifestations. Austin works primarily
in collage, painting and sculpture.

Professional Experience

Austin received his BFA from the College for Creative Studies with honors with a focus in painting, and received his MFA in Painting from the University of Notre Dame with a minor in Gender Studies. He taught for the University of Notre Dame for 2 years as an extension of his graduate program, took a position at Holy Cross College of Notre Dame, and has been teaching at CCS since 2019. He is an alum of the Redbull House of Art residency, and has been exhibiting nationally, including the South Bend Museum of Art, Snite Museum of Art, Field Projects, Vantage Art Projects, and KO studio gallery.

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions


  • Porous Modes, Field Projects, New York New York
  • FRAGILE, Granny’s Chandelier, Hamtramck Michigan (Solo exhibition)
  • New Visions, Vantage Art Projects, Vancouver Canada (Curator Katie Neece)
  • Pen Pal, Stone House Art Gallery, Charlotte North Carolina (Curator Kilee Price)
  • BIRTH RITE, KO Gallery, Hamtramck Michigan (Duo exhibition with Kyle Kogut)
  • GIFC, Western Exhibitions, Chicago Illinois – DATELINE, Denver
    Colorado – Sure Space, Minneapolis Minnesota  – No Place Gallery,
    Columbus Ohio – Elephant Gallery, Nashville Tennessee  – Pt. 2
    Gallery, Oakland California  – Galleri Golsa, Oslo Norway
  • Boys will be Boys, Whitdel Arts, Detroit Michigan
  • Parent Project, Holding House, Detroit Michigan
  • Graduate Thesis Exhibition: No Dads No Masters, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame Indiana



  • &NOW 2019 conference speaker: Image/Text Inter/Net: workshop (collaborator Dan Uncapher), University of Washington Bothell, Seattle Washington