drawing demo at the Ferguson Library, November 2018
“The Internet and the Surrealist Dialectic,” lecture at the University City Library, December 2018
Bryan Robertson is a visual artist based in Prescott, Arizona USA. Robertson holds an MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Washington (2016). Recent solo exhibitions are Body Politic (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. Select national juried shows include the Pool Art Center at Drury Universty (2019), Kemper Center for Arts at William Woods University (2017), the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts (2017), and the Foundry Art Centre (2017).
Robertson will present his research into transnational capitalism at the border control: new media caucus symposium held at the university of michigan penny w. stamps school of art. Robertson will also present his research into alternative interpretations of italian renaissance artists at the 2019 secac conference. Past presentations include the 2018 and 2019 caa conferences and the 2019 foundations in art: theory and education biennial conference.
Publications include UMSL Daily Magazine,Studio Visit Magazine (Volume 33),the Visual Arts Quarterly St. Louis, 3Elements Literary Review, Ladue News, and the Higher Education Channel (HEC). Grants and Awards include the Product Invention and Creativity Center Thesis award from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Washington Parnassus Graduating with Excellence Award, the Jacob Lawrence Graduate Recognition Award, the Puget Sound Artists Scholarship Grant, the Vermont Studio Center Artists Grant, and the St. Louis regional arts commission. Currently, robertson is an Associate Professor of 2-D fine arts at Yavapai College in the mountains of central Arizona.