Brian DePauli

Fine Art

The Dudeplex, 2015, oil on paper, 8"x10"
More images from BBQ Party

Life's a Beach, 2011-2013, oil on birch plywood, 72"x96"

Life's a Beach detail

Fuck Work, 2012, oil on birch plywood, 9"x11"

Every Night is a Saturday Night, 2013/2014, looping animation

Every Night is a Saturday Night, 2013/14, 366 graphite on paper drawings, each 4.5"x6"

Frame 299 from Every Night is a Saturday Night

Cut A Rug, 2010-13, fabric and burlap, 72" x 96"

Dancing Shoes, 2014, canvas, leather, steel, size 10

Life's a Beach, 2013, oil on paper, 8.5"x11" sold

Life's a Beach, 2013, oil on paper, 8.5"x11"

Life's a Beach, 2013, oil on paper, 8.5"x11"

Fuck Work Shades, 2014, pine, cherry, colored glass, and spray paint, 5"x5"x2" sold

Motivational Mirror, 2013, mirror, lights, and painted frame, 14.5"x13" sold

Motivational Mirror, 2013, mirror, lights, and painted frame, 40"x30" sold

Uncle Ted c.2010, 2014, oil on paper, 20"x20"

Make-Out Bench, 2011, pine, 60"x36"x30"

Bottomless Cooler, 2011, wood, mirrors, plastic, acrylic paint, lights, and Stag beer cans, 10.5"x14"x8"

Saint Louis, 2010, pencil, 24"x24" sold

Stag Can, 2010, colored pencil, 7"x7" sold

Pounding Beer, 2010, looping animation

Pounding Beer Pt.1, 2010, charcoal on paper, 8 drawings, each 20"x30"

Pounding Beer Pt.2, 2010, charcoal on paper, 44"x77"

Pounding Beer Pt.3, 2010, charcoal on paper, 54"x60"

Artist Statement

Through a distinct and sharp wit, material economy and sensitivity, and a meticulous attention to craft, I aim to compose a defiant and accomplished body of work. The high standard of workmanship to which I adhere adds a layer of seriousness to my visual one-liners and stands as a rebellion against the systems that allow our "throwaway" lifestyle. To captivate a diverse audience my work functions on various levels; ranging from an emphasis on surface meaning and aesthetics, to deeper conceptual themes such as our society's "live to work" mentality and its related cultural and environmental effects. Furthermore, a dedicated studio practice - defined by a consistent and independent fastidiousness - proves the depth and seriousness of my creative pursuits.



2009 MA - Fontbonne University


Brian DePauli's BBQ Party - 2308.5 Cherokee St. - 2015
Everyday is a Beautiful Day - Fort Gondo - 2014
Something Happened - Luminary Center for the Arts - 2011
Crossing Paths - Snowflake Gallery - 2010
Graduate Student Invitational - Saint Charles Community College - 2009
Joseph Frasca Memorial Works on Paper Competition - Around the Coyote - 2009
Slinger Two - Boots Contemporary Art Space - 2008
Fast Times 2 - White Flag Projects - 2008


Luminary Center for the Arts - 2010

Contact Info

The Bri-Zone, 5736 West Park Ave, Saint Louis, Mo 63110

All works are for sale unless otherwise noted. If you are interested in purchasing or commissioning fine art or furniture please contact me.