Bryan Allen Robertson

Bryan Robertson Art | Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

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

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018: Illiberal Democracy, The University City Library Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri 

2017: Superpower, The Parish Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri

2017: Altar of Commerce, Cathy Gregory Studio Gallery - Saint Louis, Missouri

2016: Inverted Utopia, The Parc Condominiums - Seattle, Washington 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018: People's Choice Salon Show, The Greenpoint Gallery - Brooklyn, New York

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

2017: 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: 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 

 

PUBLICATIONS

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.

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)

 

LECTURES | PRESENTATIONS | WORKSHOPS

2018:“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.

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

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