artist resume

Bryan Leister

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
2022La Malinche Interactive Application, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO
Art of the State 2020, generative video, Arvada CO
2021Elemental Forces, Apple Store and Google Play have published Elemental Forces as a new, augmented Reality application.
Elemental Forces Opening, The opening for my new series of paintings and an interactive installation Elemental Forces opened at Walker Fine Art.
2019Systems, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
Serious Play, Interactive Touch Screen, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO
Serious Play, Interactive Touch Screen, Next Stage Gallery, Denver CO
Valley (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
hypocenter, Arvada Center for the Arts | Arvada 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
A Message for Survivors, interactive installation | Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids MI
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
2010Toltec Totem, iPhone/iPad game/installation | Denver Botanical Gardens, Denver, CO
Skating 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
hypocenter, interactive installation | Denver Botanical Gardens, Denver, CO
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
2006Junctures, Gallery 123, Fairfax VA
New Art Examined, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2005Illustrator’s Cub Member show, Art Institute of Washington, Arlington VA
Southern Latitudes, Ice House Gallery, Berkeley Springs WV
2003Landscapes, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria VA
1999Illustration, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
1992New Members Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
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

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