Newark Neptune Shimmy is in the Arena Art Group show This Is Jazz at the Little Theater Cafe in Rochester, NY in June 2017
"It’s an understatement to say that his work is engaging. It is bright, bold, sensuous, erotic, often challenging, always distinctive, meticulous and crafted. Brandwein is both painter and ceramicist. Biology in both popular and academic senses is a key to his work. As is geometry, his abstractions concerned with pattern, convexity, topology, the perfection of curve and line.
All of which misses the direct and immediate appeal of his work. Appeal, that is. to a wide often traditional audience....”
------Keith McFarlane, creator of Artportal Negative Entropy B.V.