Krista Brand

lives and works in Eastern Washington


education

    2018  MFA, Fine Art (Interdisciplinary), Washington State University, Pullman, WA

    2011  BA, Studio Art, magna cum laude, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL

    2005  AS, Fine Art (Graphic Design), North Idaho College, Coeur d'Alene, ID


selected residencies / fellowships / awards

   2023  Gala Anthos. Self-directed collaborative urban residency with Qarthian, Lolo Pass, Portland, OR

   2019  Artist in Residence at Arts Letters & Numbers. Averill Park, NY

   2019  Latah County Arts & Culture Grant. Studio 84 Contemporary Art Space, Genesee, ID

   2018-2019  Emerging Artist Residency. Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, 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. Washington State University, Pullman, WA

   2016  Visiting Artist at Palouse Prairie Charter School. Moscow, ID

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


selected exhibitions (solo & small group)

   2025  Found. Terrain Gallery, Spokane, WA  *  (upcoming)

   2023  Embrace Equity: Illustrating (in)Visible Labor. Gallery 3, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 

   2023  Gala Anthos. With Qarthian, Lolo Pass Gallery, Portland, OR  * 

   2023  Faculty Art Exhibition. With Marguerite Gibertson, Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA

   2022  Periphery. Whitworth University, Spokane, WA 

   2022  A Place: Here. Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

   2022  Crossing Paths. With Marguerite Gilbertson, Auburn University at Montgomery, AL

   2021  Wait. Repeat. With David JP Hooker, Wheaton College, IL

   2020  Into Pieces. A Gallery From Home / Good Girls Don't Collective, online (London, UK) *

   2020  Inside/Outside. Little Pink House Gallery, Genesee, ID

   2020  Hands in the Digit(al) Age. Curated by Molly Stredwick & Elliot Martin, Big Rat .Studio, online (UK)

   2020  Faculty Exhibition. The Art Center, Richland, WA

   2019  3RD Thursday 11. Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, NY

   2019  VISION. Little Pink House Gallery, Genesee, ID

   2019  Layers, Land, & Labor. With JJ Harty & Michael Yellowbear Holloman, Locker Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, WA *

   2019  Into Pieces. Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, WA *

   2019  Escape. Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA

   2019  Text and Response. Saranac Art Projects, Spokane, WA

   2018  (Un)Pleasant. With Coco Spadoni, The Factory, Seattle, WA *

   2018  Walking On. MFA Thesis Exhibition, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, Pullman, WA

   2018  Collision. Stray Galleries, Moscow, ID

   2018  WSU x UI. MFA Exchange Exhibition, Ridenbaugh Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

   2017  Memento Mentori. Gallery 2, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

   2017  LUV. Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA

   2017  Shrug Show. Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA

   2017  Terrain 10Spokane, WA

   2017  Hiatus. Locker Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

   2017  Points of Interest: Reflections on Place. Collaboration with Linda Russo, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, Pullman, WA

   2017  100 for 100. CVA Gallery, Greensboro, NC

   2017  Equilibrium. Little Pink House Gallery, Genesee, ID

   2017  LOOK DOWN. Gallery 2, Washington State University, Pullman, WA *

   2017  6 Hours. The Lodge Gallery, PNCA, Portland, OR

   2016  Words and Pictures. Grumpy Monkey, Coeur d'Alene, ID *

   2016  Grace Under Pressure. Steamroller prints with WSU and UI printmaking, Ridenbaugh Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

   2014  Growing Seasons. Bloom, 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

   2011  Gathering Stones. Walford Galleries, Wheaton College, IL *

   2009  Nonword and Upward. Walford Galleries, Wheaton College, IL (Juror: Suellen Rocca)


curatorial

   2023  Critical Mass. Juror with Mana Mehrabian, Photolucida, Portland, OR  (upcoming)

   2023  Timescape(s), Curator with Megan Mack, Moscow Contemporary, Moscow, ID  (currently on view)

   2022  Critical Mass. Juror with Mana Mehrabian, Photolucida, Portland, OR  

   2022  Repair: Reset. Invitational group exhibition, curator with Mana Mehrabian, Side x Side Contemporary  

   2021  Critical Mass. Juror with Mana Mehrabian, Photolucida, Portland, OR

   2020  Soften. Invitational group exhibition with June T Sanders, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA

   2020  So Close. Juried group exhibition with Mana Mehrabian, Side x Side Contemporary

   2020-current   Co-Founder, Side x Side Contemporary. Online exhibition platform    

   2019  enTropic. Invitational group exhibition, Studio 84 Contemporary Art Space, Genesee, ID

   2018  Side Street. Invitational international Instagram exhibition, Locker Gallery, Department of Fine Arts, WSU, Pullman, WA

   2017  Utopia/Dystopia. Juried group exhibition, Gallery 2, Department of Fine Arts, WSU, Pullman, WA

   2016  Collaborative Draw. Community Drawing Project with Marguerite Gilbertson, Gallery 2, WSU Department of Fine Arts, Pullman, WA  

   2016-current  Member/Advisor, Curatorial and Visiting Artist Committee. WSU Department of Fine Arts, Pullman, WA


performative projects / publications

   2023  Spokane Zine Fest. Spokane, WA

   2022  Periphery. Artist book, self-published

   2019  Palouse Performance Showcase. Pullman, WA

   2019  Death Rattle Writer's Fest. Boise, ID

   2019  Everything. Artist booklet/zine, self-published

   2019  Notes. Artist booklet/zine, self-published

   2019  Into Pieces. Artist book, self-published

   2018  Spokane Zine Fest. Spokane, WA

   2019  Chance Objects. Artist booklet/zine, self-published

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

   2018  Walking On. Artist book, self-published

   2013  On Doing and Making. The Bare Hand Collective, Springfield, MO

   2013  Gathering Stones. The Bare Hand Collective, Springfield, MO


teaching & speaking

Scholarly Assistant Professor, Graduate Coordinator. Department of Art, Washington State University, 2022-current

Artist Talk. Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, 2022

Instructor of Record. Department of Fine Arts, Washington State University, 2021

Artist Talk. Art Department, Wheaton College, 2021

Artist Talk. Art Department, Auburn University at Montgomery, 2021

Clay Workshops, Pyromaniacs Clay Club. Washington State University, 2018-2019

Artist Talk. Art Program, Eastern Washington University, 2018

Instructor of Record. Department of Fine Arts, Washington State University, 2017-18

Artist Talk, Department of Fine Arts, Washington State University, 2017


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