Brooklyn, NY – Brea was born in rural Maryland, and was raised on several acres of woods by an artist and a physicist. She studied photography and art history at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and moved to New York City in 2005, where she currently resides. Her work has been exhibited nationally at institutions such as Abrons Arts Center, NYC; Jack the Pelican Presents, NYC; Affirmation Arts, NYC; the American University Museum / Katzen Art Center, Washington, D.C; and the University of Toledo, Center for Visual Arts, OH. She has exhibited her work internationally at the PhotoIreland Festival in Dublin; the Singapore International Photography Festival; and IUAV College of Art and Design in Venice, Italy. Her work has been supported by CAMAC – Centre d\’art Marnay, in conjunction with The Fondation Ténot, France; The Millay Colony of the Arts, Austerlitz, NY; and The Camera Club of New York, NYC.