Arnold Brooks is a painter, musician, filmmaker, and printmaker born in Panamá.
He has exhibited his paintings and prints in the U.S. and abroad, and is included in the collections of Appalachian State Art Department, Brooklyn Museum, and MMAC Collection / Frost Art Museum / Florida International University, Miami, FL.
He has exhibited videos at Anthology Film Archives in NYC and other venues.
He participated in “Teknisk Uheld”, an international sound art exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark. He has contributed to various sound compositions curated by Vox Novus 60x60. The sounds compositions of 60 x 60 travel nationally and internationally. The Vox Novus 5.1 Surround Sound 60 x 60 will be presented this December at Cuba Cultur in Münster, Germany. The compositions were heard at Radio Request Extravaganza at WGDR 91.1 Plainfield, Vermont and WFMT 98.7 Chicago, Illinois.
As the drummer in the folk rock band Victor Gurbo & Co. it won the Battle of the Boroughs of bands from Brooklyn sponsored by the Greene Space and WNYC where the band also won the Audience Choice Award. You can listen to his other band Brooks Feero Ranso at: https://soundcloud.com/brooks_feero_ransom
He received a research grant from New School University titled The Alchemical Marriage of Intaglio and Lithography to attempt the combination of Lithography and Intaglio into a single unified technique. He is an Associate Professor at Brooklyn College where he teaches printmaking.