artist resume

Artist Resume

Bryan Leister

bryanleister.com

Education
2006M.F.A. Digital Fine Arts, George Mason University, Graduate Student Award
1985B.F.A Communication Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Dean’s list
Solo Exhibitions
2017Communication + Arts, Featured Artist gallery, University of Colorado Denver, South Denver campus
2015Reflections, Ironton Studios, Denver CO
2011Uncategorized, real-time video installation, prints on paper | Ironton Gallery, Denver CO
2010in transit, an interactive installation | Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts | Grand Rapids, MI
2006EXHIBITIONspace, Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA
Bryan Leister, Gallery 233-ONE, Alexandria, VA
1998Illustrations, 929 Gallery, Baltimore MD
1997The Art of Illustration, Barry Gallery, Marymount University, Arlington VA
Honors and Awards
2016Artist Residency at the Laboratory, residency, Spokane, WA
Ucross Artist Residency, residency, Ucross, WY
2015Pygmalion’s Challenge at Indiecade, Indiecade Game Festival | Culver City, CA
2014FLEX IT! My Body My Temple, Artist Residency, Augmented Reality Game and Installation | Parthenon Museum, Nashville TN
2013Denver Theater District Commission, film commissioned by the Denver Theater District, Denver Digerati collection | Denver CO
2011Redline Resource Artist Residency, Artist Residency | Denver, CO
2009The University & College Designers Association, Award for Excellence, Cover design | US
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, cover of Pinnacle Magazine Gold Award, District VI, USA
2008The 27th Annual Black Maria Film Festival, Juror's Citation for P.R. | official selection for touring throughout the US | Jersey City, NJ
2007Curator’s Incubator, co-curator anti-matter: recontextualizing the material exhibited at Maryland Art Place | Baltimore, MD
2006It Moves, It Moves Me! Best in Show for the Third Annual Visual Culture[s] Symposium | George Mason University | Fairfax, VA
2003Silver Award, American Society of Business Publication Editors
1995Best in Show, Illustrators Club of Metropolitan Washington
1994Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators, Museum of American Illustration in New York
1990Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators, Museum of American Illustration in New York
Silver Award, Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington
1989People, Places, Things: AIGA Best in Photography and Illustration 1984-89, a national competition exhibiting the best in design over the preceding 5 years
1985First Place, Richmond Symphony Poster competition
1985First Place, Virginia Museum Theater Design Competition
Juried Film Exhibitions
2010Festival Animator 2010, film screening, Poznan, Poland
34th Atlanta Film Festival, Indistinct Boundaries Movement 4 | official selection, Atlanta, GA
34th Atlanta Film Festival, Indistinct Boundaries Movement 2 | official selection, Atlanta GA
2009One Earth | One Dream Film Festival, drop | official selection, Laguna Beach, CA
47th Ann Arbor International Film Festival, Official Selection for P.R. | Ann Arbor, MI
15th Sedona International Film Festival, drop | official selection, Sedona, AZ
2008The 27th Annual Black Maria Film Festival, Juror's Citation for P.R. | official selection for touring throughout the US | Jersey City, NJ
200842nd Brooklyn Arts Council International Film Festival, Official Selection for P.R. and Drop , Brooklyn, NY
Chicago Underground Film Festival, Official Selection for P.R., Chicago, IL
32nd Atlanta International Film Festival, an international festival receiving more than 1700 entries with fewer than 150 films selected, Atlanta, GA
15th New York Underground Film Festival, New York, NY
Globians Film Festival, an international festival focused on world and documentary films, Berlin, Germany
IV 08, 12th International Conference Information Visualization digital art gallery, London, UK
Byron Bay International Film Festival, Byron Bay, Australia
30th Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, IL
The 86Collective, a new media DVD showcase featuring four Denver artists sponsored by Rubi Rey, Denver, Chicago, Miami, USA
Performances
2016Samsara, interactive video projection, Lone Tree, CO
Samsara, interactive video projection, Lakewood, CO
2012Pixels in the Closet performance Oct. 26-27, interactive performance, dance collaboration : Atlas Center, Boulder CO
2011Mouse of Amherst, game-based interactive | Kennedy Center Millenium Stage, Washington DC
2010Mouse of Amherst, game-based interactive animations | Theatre on the Run, Arlington VA
Mouse of Amherst, game-based interactive animation | Theatre on the Run, Arlington VA
Indistinct Boundaries, dance performance at The Woolly Mammoth Theater | Washington, DC
2009Proximity Politico, performed at King Center, Denver CO
Indistinct Boundaries, dance performance at The Burke Theater Navy Memorial | Washington DC
Indistinct Boundaries, dance performance at The Woolly Mammoth Theater | Washington, DC
2008Temporal Interference, performed at Performatica, Pueblas Mexico
Temporal Interference, performed at the King Center | Denver, CO
2007such a pure force, premiere of a 20 minute 3D animation created for an original Steven Antosca composition, Corcoran Museum of Art, Contemporary Music Forum, Washington DC
Skating Still , an animation to accompany Gina Biver’s composition included in the 60X60 film festival
Proximity Politico, live Theremin/interactive performance for MultimedialeDC, Provisions Gallery, Washington DC
Temporal Interference, an interactive dance collaboration performed with Jane Franklin Dance Company at The Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Electric Possible, A live laptop concert as the Floating Lab duo networked computers, a theremin and video projection, George Washington University
Protest on Demand, performance as part of the Floating Lab Collective, MultimedialeDC, Washington DC
2006Temporal Interference, premiere performance and installation at the Warehouse Gallery, Washington DC
Exhibitions (selected)
2019Valley (diptych), Looked by Dizzyspell, Buntport Theater, Denver, CO
2018Bella at Saks gallery, video sculpture, Denver CO
Cellular Automata at Lights On/Out, interactive projection, Denver CO
Video Sculpture at Redline Gala, commissioned, Denver CO
Untitled (series), interactive sculpture, Denver CO
Valley (diptych) at Walker Fine Art, installation, Denver CO
2017Intervention and Interactive Reliquary, installation, DAVA, Aurora, CO
Gun, Fork, Cake, installation, Naropa University, Boulder CO
in transit – Vicarious Travel, Republic Plaza, Denver, CO
Valley (diptych), Republic Plaza, Denver, CO
It Will Be O.K., McNichol's Building, Denver, CO
2016Next Stage – How the Human Heart Works, VR application, Next Stage Collaborative gallery, Denver, CO
Next Stage – A Dwelling for the New Man, VR application, Next Stage Collaborative gallery, Denver, CO
International Day of Peace – Murmur, installation, International Day of Peace, Denver, CO
Colorado Health Foundation – Murmur, installation, Colorado Health Foundation, Keystone, CO
Unexpected Narratives, virtual reality and stereoscopic mural installation, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
2015Double or Nothing, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
murmur, Redline Gallery, Denver CO
2014Intervention [0] installation, Boulder Library | Boulder CO
Influence Fields, an interactive installation, Redline | Denver CO
Traversal, Walker Fine Art | Denver CO
2013Friday Flash #4, public screening of motion work, Denver CO
Ironton Group Show, Ironton Gallery | Denver CO
Interactive Reliquary, Plus Gallery | Denver CO
Luciferase, Walker Fine Art | Denver CO
BYOB Denver, Redline Gallery | Denver CO
2012Material Engagements, Redline Gallery, Denver CO
Mood Analyticator, Blacktop Festival, Denver Colorado
Do You See What I See?, Freight Building, Denver Colorado
Notes on Feeling, Redline Gallery, Denver Colorado
2011BYOB – Redline Gallery, performed at Redline | Denver CO
2010Skating Still at 60X60 Dance!, FOFA Gallery | Montreal, Canada
3 X 3 Magazine, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, New York NY
2009Alumni Mix, hypocenter installation, School of the Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA
Private Arts: A Designers Art Exhibition, Artery 717, Alexandria, VA
Rupture, a 3 minute full dome format film screened at Dome 360, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver CO
200886 Collective The Lab at Belmar, Denver, CO
Artist = Educator, Marriott Gallery, Denver, CO
2006Landscape and Memory,, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Fluxus, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
Art as Social Action, Provisions Art Gallery, Washington, DC
Print-Amore, Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA
2005Illustrator’s Cub Member show, Art Institute of Washington, Arlington VA
Southern Latitudes, Ice House Gallery, Berkeley Springs WV
Graduate Student Exhibit, Mason Hall, Fairfax VA
1999Illustration, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
1992New Members Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
Collections
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC,District of Columbia Historical Society, Washington DC,Blue Cross, Blue Shields, Washington DC,Systems Center, Sterling VA,James River Paper Co., Richmond VA,Celestial Seasonings, Boulder CO,Caffaro Baking Co., Seattle, WA,Kohler, Kohler, WI,Citicorp, New York, NY,American Society of Physical Therapists, Alexandria VA