Bryan Allen Robertson

Bryan Robertson Art | Curriculum Vitae

Artist Resume


2016 MFA with Distinction, Painting and Drawing, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

2012 BFA magna cum laude, Painting and Drawing, University of Missouri Saint Louis - Saint Louis, Missouri

2010 AFA, Saint Louis Community College at Florissant Valley - Ferguson, Missouri


2018—present Adjunct faculty (drawing), Lindenwood University - St. Charles, Missouri (courses taught: online Drawing I)

2016—present Adjunct faculty (foundations), Jefferson College - Hillsboro, Missouri (courses taught: Drawing I, II, III, IV and Design I)

2016—present Painting Instructor, St. Louis Artists' Guild - Saint Louis, Missouri (courses taught: Beginning Painting, Figure Painting, and Abstract Painting)

2015—16 Teaching Fellowship, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington (Introduction to Drawing {instructor of record}, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Winter 2016)

2012—14 Research Assistant (Professor Phillip Robinson), University of Missouri Saint Louis - Saint Louis, Missouri



2016 Parnassus Graduating with Excellence Award, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

         Puget Sound Group Northwest Artists Scholarship Grant - Kirkland, Washington

         Vermont Studio Center Artists Grant - Johnson Vermont

         Jacob Lawrence Graduate Recognition Award, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

2014—16 Graduate Fellowship in Painting and Drawing, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

2013 Product Invention and Creativity Center Thesis Project Award, Missouri University of Science and Technology - Rolla, Missouri

          Project Grant in Research and Development (provisional patent awarded), Missouri University of Science and Technology - Rolla, Missouri



2018 Solo Exhibition: The Body Politic, The University City Library Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri

Solo Exhibition: Propaganda Posters, Window Gallery (St. Louis Artists’ Guild), St. Louis, MO

People's Choice Salon Show, The Greenpoint Gallery - Brooklyn, New York

Open Source, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, California

          The Hidden, Confluence Gallery and Art Center - Twisp, Washington

2017 Solo Exhibition: Superpower, The Parish Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri0

  Solo Exhibition: Altar of Commerce, Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri

Predictions and Perceptions, Tri-lakes Art Center - Palmer Lake, Colorado 

          The Chocolate and Art Show, The B Complex Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia 

          Luck of the Draw, The Foundry Art Centre - St. Louis, Missouri 

          Light and Shadow, Kemper Center for the Arts, William Woods University - Fulton, Missouri

2016  Solo Exhibition: Inverted Utopia, The Parc Condominiums, Seattle, WA

Serendipity, Soulard Art Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri 

         33 July, The Old Orchard Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri 

         Americana, Tsuga Fine Arts - Bothell, Washington 

         MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition, The Henry Art Gallery - Seattle, Washington

         Two-Person ExhibitionMFA Thesis Exhibition Robertson + Nibert - Sand Point Gallery - Seattle, Washington

2015 Shedding and Shredding Exhibit, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Seattle, Washington 

2012 eARThworks Show, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission - Saint Louis, Missouri 

2011 Estranged, Koken Art Factory - Saint Louis, Missouri 

         Escape, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission - Saint Louis, Missouri 

2010 Ann Metzger National Multimedia Exhibit, St. Louis Artist’s Guild - Saint Louis, Missouri 

         Creative Spirits II Exhibit, Gallery Visio University of Missouri St. Louis - Saint Louis, Missouri 



2018        “The Switch,” 3Elements Literary Review (no. 18 Spring 2018), Chicago, IL, April 1, 2018. 

               Evan, Yael, “Superpower,” The Visual Arts Quarterly of St. Louis Spring 2018, St. Louis, MO, March 1, 2018.

Hollerbach, Bryan, “Art & Soul: Bryan Robertson,” Ladue News, St. Louis, MO, March 1, 2018.

2017        Evie Hemphill, “BFA alumus’s local gallery show “Altar of Commerce’ probes consequences of globalization,” UMSL Daily, July 15, 2017. 

2016        Studio Visit (Volume 34) (Korea: The Open Studios Press, 2016), 166-167. a juried exhibition of international artists (juried by Mike Lash)



2019 Presentation, Egg Tempera, Modern Surfactants, and Painting the Mixed Technique with Water-Soluable Oils, (paper session). College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, February 13-16

Workshop, How To Make Your Own Water Mixable Oil Paint. Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Biennial Conference (FATE), Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH, April 4-6

2018 Presentation, “Superpower: A Transnational Government with a Totalizing Vision,” poster session, College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 21-24.

2017 Workshop,How To Make Your Own Water Mixable Oil Paint, The St. Louis Artists' Guild, Saint Louis, MO, October 7.. The Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery, Saint Louis, Mo, August 19. 

2017 Lecture/Presentation, Gallery Talk. The Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery, Saint Louis, Mo, August 19.  

2016 Lecture/Presentation, Art Breaks Artist Talk. The Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington Seattle, Seattle, Washington, June 1.


2013: Plastic Bottleworks, University of Missouri St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri -  Invention Disclosure #13UMS001 co-inventor