Krista Brand is a multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture, ceramics, painting and printmaking. Her travels and road trips across the U.S. have informed her interest in the natural landscape and in ideas relating to a sense of place.
Krista is currently an MFA candidate at Washington State University.
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2018 (upcoming - April 2018) MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Pullman, WA
(upcoming - Feb 19, 2018) Collision, Stray Galleries, Moscow, ID
WSU x UI, MFA Exchange Exhibition, Ridenbaugh Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2017 Memento Mentori, Gallery II, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
LUV, Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA
Shrug Show, Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA
Terrain 10, Spokane, WA
Hiatus, Locker Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
100 for 100, CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC
Equilibrium, Little Pink House Gallery, Genesee, ID
Words and Pictures, Studio 107, Coeur d' Alene, ID
Two-Person Exhibition, LOOK DOWN, Gallery II, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (with Anna Carpenter)
6 Hours, The Lodge Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR
2016 Solo Exhibition, Words and Pictures. Grumpy Monkey Cafe, Coeur d'Alene, ID
2014 Solo Exhibition, Growing Seasons. Bloom Cafe and Arthouse, Moscow, ID
2012 Art on the Green Juried Show, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Silver Award
2011 Art on the Green Juried Show, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Juror's Choice Award
Solo Exhibition, Gathering Stones, BA show, Hansen Gallery, Wheaton College, IL
Nonword and Upward, Adam’s Hall Galleries, Wheaton College, IL
2017 Points of Interest: Reflections on Place. Collaboration with Linda Russo, Museum of Art/WSU, Pullman, WA
2016 The Beauty of the Palouse: A geologic and poetic story. Visiting artist with fourth graders at
Palouse Prairie Charter School, Moscow, ID
Collaborative Draw. MFA-Curated Community Drawing Project, Gallery II, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Grace Under Pressure. Steamroller prints with WSU and UI printmaking, Ridenbaugh Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2005 Human Rights. Permanent group installation with Art on the Edge, Molstead Library, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
2004 There is Pleasure in the Pathless Woods. Permanent installation, Molstead Library, North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene, ID
awards & fellowships
2018 Sidney and Pansy Siler Graduate Fellowship in Fine Arts. Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
2017 Claude N. Nelson Graduate Fellowship. Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
2009-2011 Burton and Patricia Ericson Scholarship. Wheaton College, IL
2006 Toni Robideaux Scholarship. American Advertising Federation, Spokane, WA
2018 MFA, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2011 BA with Honors in Studio Art, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
2005 AS, Fine Art, Graphic Design, North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID