A tight headshot of Charles Browning in a blue shirt against a rust backdrop

Painting (BFA in Fine Arts)

Charles Browning received his BFA from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and his MFA from New York University. He has shown with galleries in New York and in group shows nationally. Browning is currently assistant adjunct professor of Painting in the Fine Arts program and teaches First-Year Drawing at UArts.


Browning lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, with his wife, the author Lynda Gene Rymond, and numerous cats, goats, chickens and several beehives.


Browning has a breadth of experience in teaching. 

  • 2022: Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of the Arts

  • 2020–2022: Master Lecturer, University of the Arts

  • 2016–2020: Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting, University of the Arts

  • 2012–2015: Master Lecturer, University of the Arts

  • 2006–2012: Senior Lecturer, University of the Arts

  • 2005–2016: Part-time faculty, Bucks County Community College, Pennsylvania

  • 2004– 2006 Instructor, New York University

  • Instructor, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania

  • 2006–Present: one-on-one art lessons with traumatic brain injury clients at Success Rehabilitation


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An oil portrait of a pioneer era hunter on the ground with his eyes closed with a rifle in his hand in a palette of green and brown
Charles Browning, “Naptime,“ 2017
A Black man in colonial pants and shoes and a white man in a raccoon hat and brown pants and a First Nation man in a loincloth struggling with each other under a rainbow
Charles Browning, “Peaceable Kingdom,“ 2017
An abstract forest scene in red and pink and blue and peach and magenta with a ghostlike moose head on a human body floating in the center
Charles Browning, “Mooseman,“ 2020