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

2012 
BFA magna cum laude, Painting and Drawing, University of Missouri St. Louis,  St. Louis, MO

2011 
AFA,  St. Louis Community College/Florissant Valley, Ferguson, MO

Professional Experience
2021— 
Visual Art Department Chair, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

2019— 
Associate Professor of 2D Visual Art, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

2018— 
Adjunct Faculty (drawing), Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO

2016–18 
Adjunct Faculty (foundations), Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO (courses taught: Drawing I, II, III, & IV, 2-D Design, & Digital Short Film).

2016–18 
Painting Instructor, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO (courses taught: Abstract Painting, Beginning Painting, Figure Painting).

2015–16 
Teaching Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (courses taught: Introduction to Drawing [instructor of record], Spring 2015, Autumn 2015,Winter 2016).

Exhibition Record
2022 
Abstract Mind, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA Museum), Gimpo, South Korea (international juried exhibition)
2021 
MoCA L.I.ghts, Museum of Contemporary Art Long Island, Patchogue, NY (international juried exhibition, invited by Gianluca Bianchino and Jeanne Brasile.)
Absolute Abstraction, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ (national juried exhibition, juried by Onnie Strother, Nette Thomas, Bisa Washington, and Warren Murray curators of Studio Montclair).
Pandemic Projections, Gardenship Art hosted by Wavelength, Kearny, NJ (international juried exhibition, juried by Gianluca Bianchino and Jeanne Brasile).

2020 
Visual Art Faculty Exhibition, Yavapai College, Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, Prescott, AZ.

2019 
Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Lindenwood University, The Boyle Family Gallery, St. Charles, MO.
Visual Art Faculty Exhibition, Yavapai College, Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, Prescott, AZ.
Grand Opening Exhibition, NYA gallery, New York, NY (national juried exhibition).
State of the Union, Pool Arts Center, Drury University, Springfield, MO (national juried exhibition, juried by Jonathan Thomas, Manager of National and International Advancement, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C.).
Urban, St. Charles Community College (STCC), Cottleville, MO (curated by Brian D. Smith, professor, STCC).

2018 
Solo Exhibition: Body Politic, The Gallery at University City Library, St. Louis, MO (juried by Buzz Spector, professor, Washington University).
Propaganda Posters, Window Gallery (St. Louis Artists’ Guild), St. Louis, MO (invited by Kathryn Nahorski, Executive Director, St. Louis Artists’ Guild).
Open Source, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), Los Angeles, CA (invited by Rex Bruce, Director, LACDA).
The Hidden, Confluence Gallery and Art Center, Twisp, WA (national juried exhibition).
People’s Choice Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, New York, NY (juried exhibition).

2017 
Solo Exhibition: The Altar of Commerce, The Cathy Gregory Gallery, St. Louis, MO (curated by Gregory Gobberdiel, Director, Shaw Art Fair, owner, Cathy Gregory Gallery).
Solo Exhibition: Superpower, The Parish Gallery, St. Louis, MO (national juried exhibition, juried by Jill McGuire, former Executive Director, RAC St. Louis; Ben Kiel, instructor, Washington University; and Jordan McGirk, artist).
Light and Shadow, Kemper Center for the Arts, William Woods University, Fulton, MO (national juried exhibition, juried by Thom Whalen, professor, Lincoln Land Community College).
Holiday Exhibition, Cathy Gregory Gallery, St. Louis, MO. (invited by Gregory Gobberdiel)
Predictions and Perceptions, The Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts, Palmer Lake, CO (national juried exhibition, juried by Dr. Michael Maddox, Director, Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts).
Luck of the Draw, The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO (national juried exhibition, juried by Grant Hargate, professor, Lindenwood University).
The Chocolate and Art Show, The B Complex Gallery, Atlanta, GA (juried exhibition).

2016 
Solo Exhibition: Inverted Utopia, The Parc Condominiums, Seattle, WA (juried exhibition).
Two-Person Exhibition, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sand Point Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (with painter Heather Nibert).
Serendipity, Soulard Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO (juried exhibition).
Americana, Tsuga Fine Arts, Bothell, WA (juried by Kathy Collins, artist) (catalogue).
33 July, The Old Orchard Gallery, St. Louis, MO (juried exhibition).
Inspiración Del Peru, Metropolist, Seattle, WA (invited by Samantha Zwicker, Executive Director, Hoja Nueva).
MFA + MDes Thesis Exhibition, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA (catalogue).

2015 
Shedding and Shredding Exhibit, The Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, WA (curated by Scott Lawrimore, curator, 2019 Honolulu Biennial).

2012 
eARThworks Show, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO (curated by Margaret Hermes, writer). 

2011 
Estranged, Koken Art Factory, Saint Louis, MO.
Escape, The St. Louis Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO.
Senior Thesis Show, Gallery FAB, University of Missouri - St. Louis,  St. Louis, MO (catalogue).

2010 
Ann Metzger National Biennial Exhibition, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO (national juried exhibition, juried by Sabina Ott, artist and professor, Columbia College, Chicago (catalogue).
Creative Spirits II, Gallery Visio, University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (curated by Mario Carlos, artist).

Awards, Grants, Fellowships
2021
Politics in Collage Residency (virtual), Kolaj Institute, New Orleans, LA (international juried residency)

World of Co. Artist Residency (virtual), World of Co., Sofia, Bulgaria (international juried residency)
2020 
Innovation Grant in Online Course Design, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

2019 
Professional Development Grant, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ
Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant, St. Louis, MO

2016 
Parnassus Graduating with Excellence Award, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Puget Sound Group Northwest Artists’ Scholarship Grant, Kirkland, WA.
Vermont Studio Center Artists’ Grant, Johnson, VT. (received grant to attend but was hired and began teaching at Jefferson College during my scheduled residency)
Jacob Lawrence Graduate Recognition (painting), University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2014–16 
Graduate Fellowship in Painting and Drawing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

2013 
Project Grant in Research and Development, Missouri University of Science. and Technology, Rolla, MO (Provisional Patent Awarded: December 2013).

Lectures, Presentations, Workshops
2020  
Lecture/Presentation, “Still-Life,” Prescott Public Library, Prescott, AZ, March 7.

2019  
Lecture/Presentation, “The Value of an Art Degree,” Prescott High School, Prescott, AZ.
“Tempera Emulsions in Early Modern Italian Painting,” Alternative Understandings of Works by Major Artists of the Italian Renaissance, SECAC Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN, October 18.
“Superpower,” Creative Cartographies, New Media Caucus Symposium, Penny W. Stamps School of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, September 21.
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 5.
“Egg Tempera, Modern Surfactants, and Painting the Mixed Technique with Water-Soluable Oils,” Early Modern Craftsmanship and Contemporary Techniques, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, February 14.

2018 
Lecture, “The Internet and the Surrealist Dialectic,” University City Library, University City, MO, December 7.
Lecture/Presentation, “Still-Life,” Brentwood Public Library, Brentwood, MO, November 14.
Lecture/Presentation, “Still-Life,” Ferguson Public Library, Ferguson, MO, November 9.
Workshop, Professional Development Mehlville School District Art Teachers, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO, November 6.
“Superpower: A Transnational Government with a Totalizing Vision,” Poster Session, College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 21-24.

2017 
Lecture/Presentation, Gallery Talk. The Parish Gallery, St. Louis, MO, December 15.
Lecture/Presentation, Gallery Talk. The Cathy Gregory Gallery, St. Louis, MO, August 19.

2016 
Lecture/Presentation, Gallery Talk, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, June 1.

Bibliography (Reviews, Articles, Interviews)
2021 
 Michael Grady, “Seven College Programs Making a Positive Impact on the Community,” YC360, Prescott, AZ
2019 
Bryan Hollerbach, “Bryan Robertson: Body Politic,” Ladue News, St. Louis, MO, March 1.

2018 
Paul Langdon, “Bryan Robertson’s Body Politic at The U City Public Library,” HEC-TV (Higher Education Channel), St. Louis, MO, December 7, 2018.
Danielle Mae Franklin, “U City Library Gallery to Feature local artist Bryan Robertson,” The Missouri Times, Clayton, MO, November 30, 2018.
Robin Shivley, “Artful Considerations,” Ferguson Times, Ferguson, MO, November 9, 2018. 21.
The Switch,” 3Elements Literary Review, no. 18 Spring 2018, Chicago, IL, April 1, 2018. 64.
Bryan Hollerbach, “Art & Soul: Bryan Robertson,” Ladue News, St. Louis, MO, March 1, 2018. 101.
Yael Evan, “Superpower & Altar of Commerce,” All the Art (the Visual Arts Quarterly of  St. Louis) Spring 2018, St. Louis, MO, March 1, 2018. 1-2.

2017 
Evie Hemphill, “Altar of Commerce’ probes consequences of globalization,” UMSL Daily, St. Louis, MO, July 15, 2017.

2016 
Studio Visit (Volume 34), Steven T. Zevitas, editor. (Korea: The Open Studios Press):166-167. (international juried publication, juried by Mike Lash, former Director of Public Art, Chicago).

Publications as Author
2019 
“Ann Metzger National Biennial Exhibition,” All the Art (the Visual Arts Quarterly of  St. Louis) Summer 2019, St. Louis, MO, June 1, 2019. 1-2.

Related Work Experience
2017-19 
Media Coordinator, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO (graphic and web design, marketing, social media manager, press relations) 

2016–17 
Gallery Assistant, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO (social media manager, lead preparator)

2012–14 
Research Assistant Professor Phillip Robinson, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (skills learned: casting plaster, mold making, vacuum forming, and basic CAD design)
Classroom Demo, Drawing I
Classroom Demo, Drawing I
Altar of Commerce Installation at Cathy Gregory Gallery, St. Louis
Altar of Commerce Installation at Cathy Gregory Gallery, St. Louis
Superpower Installation at the Parrish Gallery, St. Louis MO
Superpower Installation at the Parrish Gallery, St. Louis MO
Body Politic Installation at Pool Art Center, Drury University
Body Politic Installation at Pool Art Center, Drury University
Superpower Poster Presentation at CAA 2018, Los Angeles.
Superpower Poster Presentation at CAA 2018, Los Angeles.
Article in Visual Arts Quarterly, Spring 2018
Article in Visual Arts Quarterly, Spring 2018
Painting Demo, "How to Make Your Own Water-Mixable Oil Paint"
Painting Demo, "How to Make Your Own Water-Mixable Oil Paint"
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