Joseph Brunjes

Joseph Brunjes to exhibit his tintypes in the Apple Gallery

The Stokes County Arts Council is pleased to host Joseph Brunjes in the Apple Gallery during the month of March 2016. An opening reception is planned for Friday, February 26th, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Stokes County Arts Council, 500 N. Main Street, Danbury, North Carolina.

Joseph Brunjes is a Wilmington, North Carolina native who currently lives with his wife, daughter and assorted pets in Walnut Cove. In 2014, he was a first prize winner in the Shoreline Arts Alliance photography competition and exhibition for his large format film portraits of musicians. His tintype, “Lily”, was in an exhibition at the Soho Photo Gallery in New York City in October 2014. Recent shows include a solo exhibit at Mount Airy Cyclery last September and a group show at the TCC Photo Gallery in Longview, Texas last October.

Joseph received his photographic training from the International Center of Photography, and the Center for Alternative Photography, both in New York City. He first learned film photography from his father, John Henry Brunjes, III, while in middle school.

An accomplished violinist, Mr. Brunjes served on the string faculty of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington from 2004-2008 and was violinist of the Atlantean Trio from 2005-2011. From the North Carolina School of the Arts, he earned a BM in violin performance and two Master of Music degrees, one in violin performance and the other in conducting. He currently teaches private lessons in his home studio. To learn more about this artist, please visit his website at

The viewing of this exhibit and the opening reception are free to the public. The Apple Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Stokes Arts at (36) 593-8159.