About Britt


Britt Markey is a contemporary painter and visual artist based in Telluride, Colorado. She has shown in galleries across Colorado and Arizona and received various grants for her work from the University of Colorado and the Arizona Arts Commission. 

Her current work is color driven and bold. Described as both graphic and painterly, Britt finds a contemporary touch in executing old paint applications. In her new body of work, “Hey Babygirl”, Britt explores the inner thoughts and emotions of a prisoner using personal childhood memories.

She currently works as Programs Director for Telluride Arts, supporting her fellow artists and community in Telluride.   



(work experience upon request)



Barcelona academy of art    2016-present

University of Colorado at Boulder     2004-2008

B.A. Studio Arts

B.A. Spanish Language and Literature

ATLAS Technology, Arts and Media Certificate


Artist in Residence, Awards, Fellowships, Grants and Prizes

2010   |   Arizona Commission on the Arts, Professional Development Grant

2008   |   Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, UROP Fine Arts Grant, University of Colorado at Boulder


Selected One Person Exhibitions, Group Exhibitions, Commissions and Performances  

2016   |   POP, Group Exhibit, MiXX Projects + Atelier

2015   |    Hey Babygirl, Solo Exhibit, Stronghouse Gallery, Telluride, CO

2013   |   Dualism/Dichotomy, Gallery 81435, Telluride CO

               Anthropomorphism, Mélange, Telluride, CO

2012   |   Jam, Gallery and Boutique, Scottsdale, AZ.

2010   |   La Bomba. Bariloche, Argentina. Mural in commercial bar.

2009   |   “Dia de los Muertos”, group exhibit, Studio 12, Denver, CO.

               “Painting with Style”, Solo exhibit, Zing Studio, Boulder, CO.

               “Painting the Big White Box”, group exhibit, UMC Gallery, Boulder, CO.

               Juried Painting show”, group exhibit, Spark Gallery, Denver, CO.

               “Mask”, group exhibit, Common Grounds, Denver, CO.

2008   |   “Dreaming Reality”, solo exhibition. Art on the Walls, Boulder County Arts Alliance, Boulder, Colorado.

              “Illuminated Finger painting”, thesis installation, group exhibit. ATLAS Institute, Boulder, Colorado.

              “Sweet Potatoes” group exhibit. Ras Kassa’s Ethiopian Restaurant, Boulder, Colorado.

              “Coffee Talk”, group exhibit. Amante, Boulder, Colorado.

              “Transitions: Visualizations on Social& Ecological Change”, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Medellin, Colombia

              “Transitions: Visualizations on Social& Ecological Change”,  Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Amazonia, Leticia, Colombia


Illustration/Design Experience

2008- present Portfolio Upon Request


Selected Commissions, Public and Private Collections

2012   |   "Apens"

2010   |   La Bomba. Bariloche, Argentina. Mural in commercial bar.

2009   |   “Lotus”, Micheal Guidry, San Francisco, CA. 

2008     "Look Within", Public. Heike Hostel Mural. Bocas del Toro, Panama.

              “La Yegua”, Landon Painter, Boulder, CO. 

              "Secrets", Charlotte LaSasso, Boulder, CO

              "Pray", Marykate O’Brian, Boulder, CO.