George Brainard LifeWorks Photography Exhibit
George Brainard’s LifeWorks photographs are on exhibit through June 30 at the Oak Springs Branch of the Austin Public Library, 3101 Oak Springs Dr. The exhibit features selections from an ongoing series of portraits Brainard has taken of homeless youth. The exhibit is free and open to the public. To see examples of George Brainard’s work please visit www.georgebrainard.com. For more information about this exhibit please call 512-926-4453 or visit www.cityofaustin.org/library.
About George Brainard A sixth generation Texan, George Brainard was raised in Austin. When George was eleven his Aunt took him on a trip to Washington D.C. and let him use her 35mm camera. He was hooked. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1993 with a degree in Studio Art. For many years George led a double life of photographer by day and musician by night. He fronted numerous bands including a seven-piece group in the mid nineties that recorded three CDs of original music and toured the country. In 1999 George gave up the nightlife to focus exclusively on his photographic career (he was sick of living in a van with six other guys). Since then he has amassed an impressive client list by making beautiful photographs and making sure everyone has a good time in the process. He has shot over 35 CD covers, assignments for numerous national and international publications, advertisements and catalogues (both local and national) and worked for some of the largest corporations in the country. George lives in the hills east of Austin with his wife, Mindy; daughter, Lillian and a turtle named Earl.