Brent Sikkema

Member, Art Council at Dia Center for the Arts, Inc.

Brent Sikkema

Brent Sikkema

Member, Art Council at Dia Center for the Arts, Inc.

Biography

Brent Sikkema is the founder and owner of the New York gallery Sikkema Jenkins & Co. An alumnus of the San Francisco Art Institute, Mr. Sikkema began his gallery work in 1971 as Director of Exhibitions at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York. He acted as the Director of Vision Gallery in Boston from 1976 until 1980 and owner from 1980 to 1989. After moving to New York, Mr. Sikkema opened a contemporary art gallery in Soho named Wooster Gardens. The gallery continues today in Chelsea as Sikkema Jenkins & Co. SJ& Co exhibits works of art in a wide variety of media including painting, drawing, installation, photography, video and sculpture. In addition, it also publishes limited edition prints, books, and multiples. The gallery’s program includes important established artists such as Arturo Herrera, Vik Muniz, Shahzia Sikander, and Trisha Brown. In addition, the gallery seeks to support the careers of emerging talent such as Josephine Halvorson, Elizabeth Neel, and Leslie Hewitt.

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Chair at San Francisco Art Institute

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Chair at San Francisco Art Institute

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Head-Art & Technology Department at San Francisco Art Institute

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Associate Professor, MA Director, History & Theory of Contemporary Art Department Chair at San Francisco Art Institute

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Chair at San Francisco Art Institute

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Vice Chair at San Francisco Art Institute

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Treasurer at San Francisco Art Institute

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Co-Founder at Dia Center for the Arts, Inc.

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Instructor, Photography at MasterClass

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Founder at RREEF Funds LLC

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$500 +
2012

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

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2012

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. A wide variety of Education and Public Programs bring art alive for the public through lectures, dialogues, performances and on-site and off-site interpretive programs. Museum exhibitions expand personal, public and academic understanding of modern and contemporary art and broaden the scope of art historical literature through the production of catalogues and brochures.

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2011

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. A wide variety of Education and Public Programs bring art alive for the public through lectures, dialogues, performances and on-site and off-site interpretive programs. Museum exhibitions expand personal, public and academic understanding of modern and contemporary art and broaden the scope of art historical literature through the production of catalogues and brochures.

Political Donations
$1,500
2012

Representative from New York's 18th Congressional District

$12.5K
2012

Former President of United States

$2,500
2012

Former Senator from Missouri

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