Bryan Christiansen

Rapid City, SD \\




BFA, UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO with minor in Philosophy; Reno, NV 2006–2009

Sculpture Department Lab Technician and Teaching Assistant, 2007-2010


Springs Preserve Honorarium,  2011

Nevada Artist Fellowship – Honorable Mention, 2010

Nevada Museum of Art - Emerging Artist Honorarium, 2010

Best in Show – Annual Student Exhibition, Juried by Kristen Evangelista, Associate Curator of the San Jose Museum of Art.

University of Nevada, Reno faculty nomination for the International Sculpture Center’s 2009 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.

Sierra Arts Grant Recipient, 2008


2016 Woodshock, The Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City SD

2015 Boonie, IPSO Gallery, Sioux Falls SD

2013 Trophy Hunter, The Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls SD

2012 Trophy Hunter, The Springs Preserve, Las Vegas NV

2010 Kiddo, OSX Gallery, Carson City NV

2010 Bryan Christiansen at World Market Center, World Market Center, Las Vegas NV

2010 Trophy Hunter, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV

2009 Cervidae, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno NV

2008 Mid-Way, Front Door Gallery, Reno NV


2013 The Animal in Contemporary Art II, The Stremmel Gallery, Reno NV

2013 Telarian, The Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2012 Home Bodies, The Holland Project Gallery, Reno NV

2011 John Randall Nelson + Bryan Christiansen, Stremmel Gallery, Reno NV

2010 Significantly Other, Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno NV

2010 Reinventing History, Gasa House, Reno NV

2009 University of Nevada, Reno Emerging Artists, Stremmel Gallery, Reno NV

2009 Post- Podium Results Show, Gasa House, Reno NV

2009 Podium Results Show, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno NV

2009 Grad Night, CCIA Courthouse Gallery, Carson City NV

2009 Devin Hosselkus Silent Auction, Studio On 4th, Reno NV

2009 Sleepytime Projects Exhibition, Studio On 4th, Reno NV

2008 Thesis Development Exhibition, McKinley Arts & Culture Center, Reno NV

2008 Sound & Music Performance: Aural Spans, Black Box Theater, Reno NV

2008 Post-Bigfoot , Studio On 4th, Reno NV

2008 Artist Grant Showcase, Sierra Arts Gallery, Reno NV