Direct yet conceptual. Provocative and engaging. Bryan Robertson's paintings and digital collages are a poetic visual language that speaks to the condition of social and economic justice in a globalized world.
Robertson is a visual artist based in Saint Louis Missouri. Robertson received a Master’s of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2016. His recent solo exhibitions are Illiberal Democracy (2018), The University City Library Gallery; Superpower (2017), Parish Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri; Altar of Commerce (2017), Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri; Inverted Utopia (2016), the Parc Condominiums, Seattle, Washington. Recent national juried shows include: People's Choice Salon Show (2018), Greenpoint Gallery, New York NY; Light and Shadow (2017), Kemper Center for the Arts at William Woods University, Fulton, MO; Predictions and Perceptions (2017), Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, Colorado; The Chocolate and Art Show (2017), The B-Complex, Atlanta, Georgia; Luck of the Draw (2017), The Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, Missouri; Americana (2016), Tsuga Fine Arts, Bothell, Washington.
Robertson's work was featured in a poster session at the 2018 College Art Association Conference in Los Angeles. Robertson’s work has also been published in the UMSL Daily Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine (Volume 33),the Visual Arts Quarterly St. Louis, 3Elements Literary Review, and the Ladue News. In 2013 Robertson received the Product Invention and Creativity Center Thesis award from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, while at the University of Washington Robertson won the Parnassus Graduating with Excellence Award a committee award for one student from Art, Art History, and Design that recognizes artistic and scholarly achievement. Recent other awards include the Jacob Lawrence Graduate Recognition Award (2016), the Puget Sound Artists Scholarship Grant (2016), and the Vermont Studio Center Artists Grant (2016). Robertson is currently an Adjunct Instructor of foundations at Jefferson College; Hillsboro, Missouri