Ode to Past. Present.
ARTIST: Brent Howard
HOME: New Jersey
LOCATION: Commercial St.
Brent Howard was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA.
Mr. Howard received his BFA from the Maryland Institute, College of Art and his MFA from Hunter College where he studied under the Minimalist, Robert Morris.
Upon arriving in NYC to study, he assisted and befriended Louise Bourgeois. He helped her produce many of her large-scale metal sculptures from 2000 until her passing in 2010. Mr. Howard also owned and operated Soapstone Studios in Brooklyn from 2002-2007. In 2009, he was hired at Yale University, School of Art in the Sculpture department and became Director of the Wood and Metal Shops and full-time faculty as a Lecturer in 2012.
Mr. Howard now resides in Jersey City, NJ where he is focusing full-time on his career as a sculptor.