Krista Brand is a multidisciplinary artist working in ceramics, painting, printmaking, installation, and words. Her travels and road trips across the U.S. have informed her interest in urban and rural landscapes and in ideas relating to materials, identity, and place.

Krista is currently an MFA candidate at Washington State University.



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selected exhibitions

    2018             (currently on view) MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Pullman, WA

                         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 ExhibitionLOOK DOWN, Gallery II, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (with Anna Carpenter)

                          6 Hours, The Lodge Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR 

   2016              Solo ExhibitionWords and Pictures. Grumpy Monkey Cafe, Coeur d'Alene, ID

   2014              Solo ExhibitionGrowing 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

                          Gathering Stones, BA show, Walford Galleries, Wheaton College, IL

                         Nonword and Upward, Walford Galleries, Wheaton College, IL


collaborative projects

   2018              Poetry & Performance at the Rose House. Pullman, WA

   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 - High Five Award. Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

   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.

   2017               John Ludwig Graduate Fellowship Endowment. Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

   2009-2011     Burton and Patricia Ericson Scholarship. Wheaton College, IL

   2006               Toni Robideaux Scholarship. American Advertising Federation, Spokane, WA


education

   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

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