Brianna Martray is a working artist currently living on the Northside of Pittsburgh, PA. Brianna went to school for creative writing at the University of Colorado at Denver but became a full time visual artist instead in 2006. Her work has been shown nationally since 2010.
She has been the recipient of many awards nationally, including Excellence in Sculpture from the Museum of Fine Art Houston (2010), 3rd place at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival (2012), Best in Show at the Santa Fe Arts District (2010), Mayor's Award at Laumeier, St. Louis (2014). Her installation piece, Shadow Happy, which consists of over ten thousand origami cranes folded from the pages of a novel she wrote and never published hung at Denver International Airport in 2011 and part of 2012.
Her currently work explores the intersection of human made vs. nature made in both theme and materials.
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