2. He is known for his grisaille paintings of everyday objects created using conté crayons and cotton canvas. Brauntuch’s works, which are based on his own photographs, display a careful mystifying treatment of light and gradation.
3. He won a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2010, NEA grants in 1981 and 1983, a grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation in 1999, and a Creative Research Grant in 2009 from the University of Texas, where he has been a professor since 2004. His works can be found at the Blanton Museum of Art
, the Met, MoMA, and the Hirshhorn.