Bryon Draper


Master of Fine Arts, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude)

Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii


Teaching Experience:


2005-present Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Associate Professor (Sculpture)


1999-2005 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Assistant Professor (Sculpture)


1993-95 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Graduate Student Instructor (Sculpture, Drawing)


Awards

2016 Merit Award, 92nd Utah Spring Salon, (Juried), Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


Honorable Mention, Gateway to Imagination, (National, Juried), Gateway Museum, Farmington, New Mexico

2015 Sculpture Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals, (Juried)

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania


Special Recognition Award for each of two works entered, 2015 Exposition of Awarded Artwork WWW International, (Juried)

Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2014 Sculpture Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals, (Juried)

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania


2013 Third Place in 3D, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge, Georgia


Sculpture, Third Place Award, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge, Georgia


Special Recognition Award, 13th Annual Summer All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Honorable Mention, 28th Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


2012 Sculpture Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals, (Juried)

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania


Special Recognition Award for each of two works entered, 14th Annual Abstraction Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Third Place Award, 27th Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


2011 Special Recognition Award, 13th Annual Abstraction Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Award of Excellence, Bold Expressions, (International Juried)

Northern California Arts, Inc.

Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, California


Merit Award, 26th Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


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2010 Special Recognition Award, 12th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Award of Excellence, Bold Expressions, (International Juried)

Northern California Arts, Inc.

Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, California


Sculpture Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals, (Juried)

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania


Best of Show in the abstract/contemporary category, Face of Utah Sculpture VI, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, Utah


Special Recognition Award, 10th Annual Summer All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2009 Special Recognition Award, 7th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Merit Award, 24th Annual Religious & Spiritual Art of Utah, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


Honorable Mention, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge, Georgia


2008 Second Place (Florence Ferrario Award), Bold Expressions, (International Juried)

Northern California Arts, Inc.

Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, California


Award of Merit, Southern Appalachian Artist Guild National Juried Exhibition

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge, Georgia


Special Recognition Award, 10th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Special Recognition Award, 10th Annual All Media International Online Juried Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2007 Best in Three-Dimensional Award, Westmoreland Art Nationals 2007 Juried Exhibition, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania


Merit Award, 83rd Utah Spring Salon, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah


2007 Special Recognition Award, 7th Annual Summer All Media International

Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Director’s Recognition Award, 7th Annual Summer All Media International

Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Special Recognition Award, 7th Annual Summer All Media International

Juried Online Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Merit Award, 2007 Freedom Festival Fine Art Exhibit, (Juried) Sponsored by Provo Arts Council, Coleman Studio Gallery, Provo, Utah


2006 First Place Award, Texas National 2006, (Juried)

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas


Special Recognition Award, 8th Annual Contemporary Art International Online Juried Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Special Recognition Award, 8th Annual Contemporary Art International Online Juried Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2005 Best of Show Award, The Gateway National, (Juried)

Gateway Museum, Farmington, New Mexico


Special Recognition Award, 7th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2004Award of Excellence, Bold Expressions, (International Juried)

Northern California Arts, Inc.

Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, California


Second Place Award, Twenty-First Annual National Juried Art Show,

Navarro Council of the Arts, Warehouse Living Arts Center, Corsicana, Texas


Award of Distinction, 2004 National Juried Art Exhibition,

Plano Art Association, ArtCenter of Plano, Plano, Texas


Second Place Award, 2004 Freedom Festival Fine Art Exhibit, (Juried)

Sponsored by Provo Arts Council, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


Merit Award, 80th Utah Spring Salon, (Juried)

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah





2003 Director's Recognition Award, Contemporary V International

Juried Art Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


First Place Award, Multi-Dimensional, (National, Juried)

Summer art 2003, Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot

Steamboat Springs Art Council, Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Best of Show Award, The Gateway National, (Juried)

Gateway Museum, Farmington, New Mexico


Award of Excellence, (highest honor awarded) Mixed Media V International Juried Art Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Juror's Third Place Award, 2003 Freedom Festival Fine Art Exhibit, (Juried) Sponsored by Provo Arts Council,

Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


Merit Award, 29th Annual Statewide Competition, (Juried)

Eccles Community Art Center, Ogden, Utah


2002 Best of Show Award, Indoor Sculpture Exhibit, (National, Juried)

Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot

Steamboat Springs Art Council, Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Best of Sculpture Award, The Regional 2002, (Juried)

St. George Art Museum, St. George, Utah


Director's Recognition Award, The Best Contemporary Art 2002 WWW National Juried Exhibition,

Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Special Recognition Award, All Media IV International Juried Art Exhibition,

Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Director's Choice Award, Mixed Media IV International Juried Art Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


Director's Recognition Award, All Media IV International Juried Art Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska


2001 Juror's Award, Seventh Great Plains National, (Juried)

Moss-Thorns Gallery, Hays, Kansas


Special Recognition Award, 2nd Annual 2-3-4-Dimensional International Juried Art Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska



2001 Juror's Third Place Award, 2001 Freedom Festival Fine Art Exhibit, (Juried) Sponsored by Provo Arts Council, Harris Fine Arts Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah


2000 Best of Show Award, The Gateway Regional, (Juried)

Gateway Museum, Farmington, New Mexico