AIZIK AIK BROWN

ARTIST | EDUCATOR | ARTIVIST


MURAL EXPERIENCE

WIDE OPEN WALLS, Sacramento, CA

  • Patience is a Broken Man’s Distraction, Wide Open Walls Mural Jam, Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA, 9’ x 22’, House Paint on Brick Wall, 2017

  • Kid of the Dead, Wide Open Walls and the Sacramento Republic FC Paint the Park Project at Papa Murphy’s Park, Sacramento, CA, 6.5’ x 9’, Spray Paint on Mesh Fencing, 2018

  • Lady Beauty, Wide Open Walls and the Sacramento Republic FC Paint the Park Project at Papa Murphy’s Park, Sacramento, CA, 6.5’ x 12’, Spray Paint on Mesh Fencing, 2018

  • Lady Mysterious, Wide Open Walls and the Sacramento Republic FC Paint the Park Project at Papa Murphy’s Park, Sacramento, CA, 6’ x 15’, Spray Paint on Mesh Fencing, 2018

  • Home Is Where the Heart Is, Wide Open Walls Mural Festival, Oak Park, Sacramento, CA, 15’ x 150’, House & Spray Paint on Brick Wall, 2018

  • The Letter “A” of California; The Collaborative Mural, Wide Open Walls Mural Festival at the California Automobile Museum, Sacramento, CA, 15’ x 20’, Acrylic, House, & Spray Paint on Concrete Wall, 2019

EUROFINS LAB PROJECT , Eurofins Supplement Analysis Center, Petaluma, CA

  • The Floral Border, 1’ Border on 9’ x 23’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • Fleye Outta Water, 5’ x 11.5’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • BetterFleye, 8.5’ x 10’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • Looking Beyond the Redwoods, 2.5’ x 5’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • Bodega Bay Coastal View, 3’ x 8.5’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • The Artichoke Flower, 8.25’ x 8.75’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • Figure Out Your Own Way, 8.75’ x 21’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • The Rooster, 6.5’ x 7.5’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

  • From San Francisco to Petaluma, 9’ x 22.5’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2018

COLLEGE TRACK, Non-Profit Organization for High School Students, Oak Park, Sacramento, CA

  • The Core Value Mural, College Track, Sacramento, CA, 15’ x 35’, House Paint on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2017

  • The Senior Lounge Mural, College Track, Sacramento, CA, 8’ x 30’, House Paint on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2017

CROCKER ART MUSEUM

  • Eternal Love No Matter How Eye Appear (Tree Silhouette), Crocker Art Museum Collaboration, Located at Luther Burbank High School, Sacramento, CA, 4’ x 8’, Acrylic Paint on Melamine, 2018

  • Pacers, Crocker Art Museum’s Block by Block Art Initiative Pop-Up Event at Grant High School, Sacramento, CA, 4’ x 8’, Acrylic & Spray Paint on Wood Panel, 2018

RESIDENTIAL 

  • The Variety Mural, El Dorado Hills, CA, 12’ x 15’, Acrylic Painting on Orange Peel Textured Wall, 2017

  • Trail Blazin’ Raider, Sacramento, CA, 5’ x 15’, Acrylic Painting on Norwall Trowel Textured Garage Door, 2017

MURAL EXPRESSIONS, ARTner’s Collaborative, South Sacramento, CA

  • Comfort, A Mother’s Nature, Artner’s Collaborative’s South Sacramento Mural Expressions I, Sacramento, CA, 8’ x 12’, Acrylic & Spray Paint on Wood Panel, 2018

  • Los Colores Naturales de Ella, Artner’s Collaborative’s South Sacramento Mural Expressions II, Sacramento, CA, 8’ x 8’, Acrylic & Spray Paint on Wood Panel, 2018

BUSINESSES

  • Rainbow Bridge, Hoshall’s Salon & Spa, Folsom, CA, 10’ x 19.5’, House Paint on Popcorn Textured Wall, 2018

  • Santini’s Landscape Mural, Santini’s Landscape, Manteca, CA, 16’ x 72’, House Paint on Brick Wall, 2018

SCHOOLS

  • Garden Mural, Edible Sac High Event, Sacramento Charter High School, Sacramento, CA, 5 - 4’ x 8’ Mural, House Paint on Wood Panel, 2017

  • Across the Sacramento River & Into the Garden, Peter J. Shields Elementary, Rancho Cordova, CA, 8’ x 50’, House Paint & Spray Paint on Popcorn Textured Wall, 2019

  • Mural Project, White Rock Elementary, Rancho Cordova, CA, Multiple Walls, 2019

  • The Triangle Gym Mural, Florin Elementary, Florin, Sacramento, CA, 252 Sq. Feet, House & Spray Paint on Popcorn Textured Wall, 2019


WORK EXPERIENCE

Wine & Design, Oakland, CA — Art Instructor

JULY 2019 - PRESENT

Teach and instruct step by step acrylic painting lessons to adults and youth. In preparation of each class I must gather paints, brushes, water, and other supplies to complement the painting for the day. 

  • Cleaning general area and paint supplies. 

  • Greet, check-in, and escort customers to their designated tables. 

  • Create a safe judge free and fun area for the entire lesson for the public’s enjoyment.

  • Open and close the building as needed. 

  • Build strong lasting relationships with customers and community. 

SMASH, Davis, CA — Residential Advisor

JUNE 2019 - JULY 2019

Empower brilliant underrepresented students with rigorous science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, culturally-relevant coursework and access to resources and social capital that allow them to pave a successful career in tech and entrepreneurship. SMASH is committed to eliminating the barriers faced by young underrepresented people of color in STEM and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation.

  • Monitor High School students throughout the 5-week summer program. 

  • Assists students with any and all residential needs.

  • Instruct workshops and curriculums needed for scholars outside of STEM field to build upon their strengths for college. 

  • Mentor High School students for college, careers, and future opportunities in STEM or related fields. 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA — Art Educator

NOVEMBER 2018 - JUNE 2019

Non-profit organization that is committed to arts and arts engagement in the museum and the community. As an Art Educator, I had the responsibility to teach classes to TK-12 at the Crocker Art Museum, schools, and our mobile museum the Art Ark. 

  • Create art projects and lesson plans for Winter and Summer camps. 

  • Create long-lasting relationships with students, parents, and community who have visited the museum or outside of the museum. 

  • Instruct art classes for TK-12, to bring more art and arts engagement to communities surrounding the Sacramento Area. 

  • Travel to schools and communities for Community Art Nights. 

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA — Art Impact Fellow

FEBRUARY 2018 - DECEMBER 2018

Non-profit organization that is committed to arts and arts engagement in the museum and the community. As the Art Impact Fellow, our team and myself work with the community to bring more arts to low-income and underserved areas within the Promise Zone of Sacramento through our Block by Block initiative. 

  • Break down barriers and strengthen connections between the Museum and its broader community by co-creating neighborhood-based arts experiences with artists, community organizations, individuals, and community leaders interested in using the arts to improve the quality of life.

  • Create lasting impact within communities of promise that improves community connectivity, well-being, and arts engagement. 

  • Generate new pipelines for the next arts audiences, artists, donors, supporters and leaders; and create new and innovative opportunities for arts exposure experiences. 

  • Organize outreach, art experiences, and emcee community events. 

  • Coordinate and supervise seven high school interns and provide guidance during art interventions, happenings, pop-ups, and related events. 

The Painted Cork, Folsom, CA — Art Instructor 

MAY 2017 - MARCH 2018

At the paint and sip art studio, I as an Art Instructor, teaches and instructs step by step acrylic painting lessons to adults and youth in the Sacramento and Folsom area. 

  • In preparation of each class I must gather paints, brushes, water, and other supplies to complement the painting for the day. 

  • Other duties include cleaning the general area of our space and also all materials used during class that day and further days.

  • Greet customers as they walk in and also create a safe judge free and fun area for the entire lessons for the public's enjoyment and entertainment.

  • Open and close the building in the mornings and also at nights.

  • Build a strong sense of community with the people involved. 

College Track, Sacramento, CA — Student Life Coordinator & Summer Instructor

MAY 2015 - DECEMBER 2018

Non-profit organization that guides low-income and underserved high school students graduate from a four-year university or college. As the Student Life Coordinator, I help and support our students dreams and passion through community service opportunities, internships, and summer programs. 

  • Work with our students to meet specific goals related to community service hours, internships, and summer programs. 

  • Document all student activity using Salesforce, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office when needed.  

  • Work in partnership with various community members and organizations to develop skills and learning in student’s related field of interest. 

  • Organize and plan projects, events, workshops, and service opportunities for our students. 

  • Create and obtain strong relationships with our students, parents, and community members and organizations.

Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA — Gallery Assistant 

AUGUST 2016 - DECEMBER 2016

The Gallery Assistant position was an internship set up by Humboldt State University’s Art Department as a way to get experience and certified to work in a gallery or museum setting. 

  • Gallery assistant handles phone traffic, prepare purchase orders and coordinate events and exhibits. During regular hours and special events, the gallery assistant ensures that the gallery is clean and that visitors follow the rules. We are responsible for monitoring and keeping artwork safe while the gallery is open.

  • Greet visitors, answer questions and field sales inquiries. As a gallery assistant we have to be personable, knowledgeable about artists and exhibits and have the ability to remember names and faces. Promote current and upcoming exhibits and ensure that visitors do not damage any works in the gallery.

  • Gallery assistant helps with the physical installation of exhibits. This may include painting or repairing walls and pedestals, allocating display materials and removing artwork when an exhibit is over. They may also operate audio-visual equipment and keep the gallery's website and social media outlets up to date.

Humboldt State University Children’s Center, Arcata, CA — Teacher’s Assistant 

JANUARY 2014 - MAY 2016

The Classroom Teacher’s Assistant are responsible for implementing a program consistent with the policies and procedures of the Children’s Center including curriculum planning, staff supervision and training, working with children (ages 0-4) and families, assessments and portfolios, and working collaboratively with their teaching staff and the staff of the Children’s Center.


EDUCATION

Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA — Bachelor’s Degree

AUGUST 2012 - MAY 2017

Studio Art Major with an emphasis in Painting. 


SKILLS

  • MURALS

  • PAINTING

  • GRAPHIC DESIGNING

  • VIDEOGRAPHY

  • FINAL CUT PRO

  • TEACHING

  • ART EDUCATION

  • ILLUSTRATION

  • LESSON PLANNING

  • INSTRUCTING

  • MENTORING


CERTIFICATIONS

MUSEUM & GALLERY PRACTICES CERTIFICATION

CPR & AED CERTIFIED