Kristin Fleischmann Brewer
Kristin Fleischmann Brewer is an artist and curator. She is the Director of Public Projects at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, where she has worked since 2011. Over the past five years Brewer has mounted ambitious projects including a commission with Berlin-based architecture collective, raumlaborberlin: 4562 Enright Avenue (2016), Press Play (2015), a six-month program on sound and architecture that commissioned new works by national designers and composers, Marfa Dialogues / St. Louis (2014), a 5-day program with 25 local and national partners that focused on arts role in climate change solutions, Crossing the Delmar Divide (2012-14), a two-year collaboration with the Missouri History Museum and the Anti-Defamation Leaugue that addressed racial and socieconomic disparities in St. Louis, and PXSTL (2014), a 6-month design commission and community grant initiative with the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis that positions a site-specific creative intervention as a catalyst for urban transformation. Brewer will be working on the next PXSTL project in 2017 with Chicago-based artists, Amanda Williams and Andres Hernandez.
Fleischmann received her MFA in painting from the aforementioned Sam Fox School in 2011 where she was the recipient of the Mr. and Mrs. Spencer T. Olin Fellowship for Women. She has been awarded multiple residencies and fellowships including Cite Internationale des Artes (2017), National Art Strategies Creative Community Fellows (2015), FLOAT residency with Italian collective Radical Intention (2014), and The Luminary studio residency (2012). Fleischmann is the lead organizer behind Citizen Artist St. Louis (2016-current), and is the co-founder and former co-director of Enamel Art Space in St. Louis, MO, which exhibited work of local and national visual artists and poets from 2012-2014.