Bryan Leister

Artist Resume

2006M.F.A. Digital Fine Arts, George Mason University
1985B.F.A Communication Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University
Solo Exhibitions
2017Communication + Arts, University of Colorado Denver, South Denver campus
2015Reflections, interactive video and lenticular prints, Ironton Gallery, Denver CO
2011Uncategorized, interactive 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
Group Exhibitions
2023Portrait of the Artist, charcoal, shown at The Big Draw, Arvada Center, Arvada CO
2022Systems, generative video, shown at Art of the State 2022, Arvada Center, Arvada CO
Environmental Reflections, ink and oil paintings, Walker Fine Art, Denver
in transit, part of the Public Good exhibition of NFT art organized by irlart, Colorado State Capitol, Denver
Unstable Diffusion, generative video, CU Experience Gallery, Denver
2021Elemental Forces, paintings and AR, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
2019Systems, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
Valley (diptych), Looked by Dizzyspell, Buntport Theater, Denver, CO
2018Bella, video sculpture, Saks Gallery, Denver CO
Cellular Automata, interactive projection, Lights On/Out, Redline Gallery, Denver CO
Video Sculptures, interactive Raspberry Pi video installation, Redline Gala, Denver CO
Untitled, interactive video sculptures, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO
Valley (diptych), installation, Walker Fine Art 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
2016How the Human Heart Works, VR application, Next Stage Gallery, Denver, CO
A Dwelling for the New Man, VR application/installation, Next Stage Gallery, Denver, CO
Murmur, installation, International Day of Peace, Denver, CO
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], interactive 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
Visual Synthesizer, 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, 60X60 Dance! at 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, oil paintings, 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
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
2014Artist Residency , FLEX IT! My Body My Temple, 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
2008The 27th Annual Black Maria Film Festival, Juror's Citation, 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
Special Projects
2023Dinosaur Ridge AR, interactive trail map and AR, Dinosaur Ridge, Denver CO
2022La Malinche Interactive Application, interactive touch screen, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO
2019Serious Play, Interactive Touch Screen, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, District of Columbia Historical Society, Blue Cross, Blue Shields, Systems Center, James River Paper Co., Celestial Seasonings, Caffaro Baking Co., Kohler, Citicorp, American Society of Physical Therapists, Four Seasons Hotel Denver
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