Bryan Robertson Art | Curriculum Vitae


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EDUCATION

2016: MFA Parnassus Excellence Award (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 (general fine arts) Saint Louis Community College at Florissant Valley - Ferguson, Missouri

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - present: Adjunct Instructor of Art, Jefferson College - Hillsboro, Missouri

2016 - present: Painting Instructor, Saint Louis Artist's Guild - Saint Louis, Missouri

2015 - 2016: Teaching Fellowship (Instructor of Record), University of Washington - Seattle, Washington

2012 - 2014: Research Assistant (Professor Phillip Robinson), University of Missouri Saint Louis - Saint Louis, Missouri

 

AWARDS / GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS

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 - 2016: 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

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017: Altar of Commerce, Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri (curated by Gregory Gobberdiel)

2016: Inverted Utopia, The Parc Condominiums - Seattle, Washington (juried show)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017: Predictions and Perceptions, Tri-lakes Art Center - Palmer Lake, Colorado (juried show)

         The Chocolate and Art Show, The B Complex Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia (juried by Danilo Santos)

         Luck of the Draw, The Foundry Art Centre - St. Louis, Missouri (juried by Grant Hargate)

2016: Jefferson College Faculty Exhibition, AB Gallery Jefferson College - Hillsboro, Missouri (curated by Nick Nihira)

         Serendipity, Soulard Art Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri (juried show)

         33 July, The Old Orchard Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri (juried show)

         Americana, Tsuga Fine Arts - Bothell, Washington (juried by Kathy Collins)

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

         MFA Thesis Exhibition Robertson + Nibert - Sand Point Gallery - Seattle, Washington

         Inspiración del Peru, Metropolist - Seattle, Washington (curated by Samantha Zucker)

2015: Shedding and Shredding Exhibit, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery - Seattle, Washington (curated by Scott Lawrimore)

2012: eARThworks Show, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission - Saint Louis, Missouri (curated by Margaret Hermes)

2011: Estranged, Koken Art Factory - Saint Louis, Missouri (curated by Philip Robinson)

         Escape, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission - Saint Louis, Missouri (curated by Philip Robinson)

2010: Ann Metzger National Multimedia Exhibit, St. Louis Artist’s Guild - Saint Louis, Missouri (juried by Sabina Ott)

         Creative Spirits II Exhibit, Gallery Visio University of Missouri St. Louis - Saint Louis, Missouri (juried by Mario Carlos)

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017: Evie Hemphill, "BFA alumnus’s local gallery show ‘Altar of Commerce’ probes consequences of globalization," UMSL Daily. July 15, 2017.     

         http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/2017/07/15/bryan-robertson/

2016: Studio Visit Magazine (Volume 33). The Open Studios Press, article, (juried by Mike Lash)

 

ARTIST LECTURES

2016: Art Breaks Artist Talk, The Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington Seattle - Seattle, Washington

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

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