Douglas Breault (b.1990) is an interdisciplinary artist who frequently overlaps elements from photography, painting, sculpture, and video. His work has been included in exhibitions and screenings, both nationally and internationally, at various institutions including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art in South Korea, the Bristol Art Museum, the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, Amos Eno Gallery in NY, and VSOP Projects in NY. Douglas is a professor of art at Babson College, the Rhode Island School of Design CE, and Bridgewater State University and he has been a guest critic at MassArt, Kansas City Art Institute, Clark University, and the Slade College of Art, among others. Douglas is the Exhibitions Director and Curator at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA and is represented by Nearby Gallery in Newton, MA. He received an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University and a BA in Studio Art from Bridgewater State University, and he currently divides his time between Boston, MA and Providence, RI.
I freely misapply traditional artistic methods of photography, painting, and sculpture by purposely misaligning materials and connecting collected fragments to question the precarious nature of truth and transformation. Materiality is essential to develop my ideas, subordinating form to process. I often enlist obliterated images downloaded and printed from the internet, inherited objects, and traditions of painting to build connections between constructed through mimicry and the fallacy of memory.
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